Bill seeking 300% increase in war veterans’ pension awaits Duterte’s signature

Only the signature of President Rodrigo Duterte is missing before the bill that seeks to increase the pension of Filipino senior war veterans by 300 percent, can become a law.

One enacted into law, an estimated 6,000 living senior veterans of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War will benefit from it.

Under the proposed measure, eligible pensioners will receive an increase of P15,000 to their current monthly pension of P5,000; bringing the total to 20,000. — UNTV News & Rescue

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