The Filipino Community representatives with the Philippine consulate led by HE Amb. Morales had their 4th FilCom meeting last 16th of July at our Embassy in Nassim Road. Here are some of the highlights worth sharing to our SAMA members and friends in Singapore.
- Art Trek 10th year anniversary will be happening this last week of August until mid-October 2016. Schedule of activities will be posted in the embassy FB and web pages.
- Singapore investments to Philippines grew more than 50% this year. Remittances also had positive growth of about 17%.
- If you are interested in starting a business back home, the embassy has arranged for a Swine Raising Seminar to be held in the Bayanihan Center on 24 July 2016, from 9:30am. Please contact the Bayanihan Center for further inquiries.
- SSS Updates
– The loan restructuring program in on-going until April 2017. For those with outstanding loans who have stopped contributing or delinquent members, you can now settle your loans without interest.
– The UMID (Unified Multi-purpose ID) that used for SSS, GSIS, PhilHealth and Pag-IBIG is also available from their SSS Singapore office. More information about this card can be found here. Please visit the SSS office in Lucky Plaza from Monday to Sunday for more inquiries.
After the meeting, all participants were treated with some lunch complete with dessert.
Viva Mapua !!!