Category Archives: GOVERNANCE


For the eight consecutive time, Cebu is still the richest province in the country, according to the Commission on Audit (COA).

Based on COA’s Annual Financial Report on Local Government Unit, Cebu had a total of P215.270 billion in assets.

Cebu was followed by Rizal, which had P30.637 billion in assets.

COA also named the following among the country’s richest provinces.

  • Batangas P29.705 billion
  • Davao de Oro P23.211 billion
  • Bukidnon P19.455 billion
  • Negros Occidental P18.025 billion
  • Ilocos Sur P17.907 billion
  • Iloilo P17.399 billion
  • Isabela P16.419 billion
  • Palawan P16.108 billion

SIM registration law gives gov’t more teeth vs. cyber criminals, text xcammers

The newly-enacted law mandating the registration of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards will enhance the capability of law enforcement agencies in dealing with cyber criminals, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Tuesday.In a statement, Interior… Read More


SSS RACE campaign operation team visits 11 establishments in Gensan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (PIA) — The Social Security System (SSS) General Santos Branch on Tuesday (Oct. 4) visited 11 establishments here to serve them a notice order directing them to pay the overdue monthly contribution of their employees.

The activity implemented under RACE which stands for Run After Contribution Evaders aims to call out delinquent employers of their obligation to pay the SSS contribution of their employees within the 15-day period from the time the order was served.

Redentor Viola, vice president of SSS Mindanao South II Division said RACE is a campaign to raise people’s awareness and consciousness especially among employers to be responsible and compliant in reporting and paying the SSS contribution of their employees.READ MORE