SSS holds Communication Officers seminar

Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. (seated row, middle) led the 20 regional Communication Officers in their Pledge of Commitment to strengthen the ties with local media during the two- day Media Planning Workshop and Skills Training for SSS Regional Communication Officers on October 16-17, 2014 at the Torre Venezia Suites, Quezon City. The workshop trained the SSS Communication Officers on how to handle press conferences, appropriate ways on how to answer radio and tv interviews, what strategies to use to avoid crisis communication and how to deal with journalists. Also present during the workshop are (seated from left), AVP for Media Affairs Ma. Luisa Sebastian, VP for Public Affairs and Special Events Marissu Bugante, Managing Director for Corporate Communications of UA&P Ma. Mercedes F. Robles and DZMM News Anchor, Ricky Rosales.

SSS holds Communication Officers seminar

SSS awards Best Collection Partners

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Three banks received the Social Security System (SSS) “Balikat ng Bayan” distinction for topping their respective categories as Best Collecting Banks. The winners were Ventaja International Corporation as Best OFW Collecting Partner, Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI) as Best Collecting Commercial Bank, RCBC Savings Bank as Best Collecting Thrift Bank, and One Network Bank, Inc. as Best Collecting Rural Bank. Social Security Commissioner Daniel Edralin (left), SSS president and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr (2nd from left), Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor and Guest of Honor Amando Tetangco, Jr (2nd from right), and SSS Chief Legal Counsel Voltaire Agas (right) pose with (from L-R) Ventaja International President Vincent Grey, BPI Vice President for Corporate Banking Ma. Teresa Anna Lim, RCBC 1st Vice President for Retail Banking Leonor Belen, RCBC President Rommel Latinazo, and One Network Bank President Alex Buenaventura during the Balikat ng Bayan awarding ceremonies at the SSS main office in Quezon City on September 25.

SSS to tap local fund managers

The Social Security System (SSS) will contract three local fund managers to help diversify its portfolio and benchmark on comparative investment classes. 

The fund managers will each handle a P1-billion investible funds allocated in a mix of equity and fixed income securities.

To bid for the fund management contract, the companies must be duly licensed and have at least five years in fund management experience, with investment performance published in national broadsheets. It must also have Assets Under Management  (AUM) of at least P10 billion in equities and at least P25 billion in fixed income securities as of December 31, 2013. 

Deadline of submission of eligibility documents to the SSS Head Office in Quezon City is on November 18, 2014.

Appointing external fund managers by the SSS is allowed as per Section 26-A of Republic Act No. 8282 or the Social Security Act of 1997.

THE CHRISTMAS CAR ROLLIN YEAR 5 ( Meet & Greet Press Launch at 500 CtrMall Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City – October 24, 2014 )

G23  Active Buzz  Events and Marketing  announces the much-awaited 5th CHRISTMAS   CAR  ROLLIN YEAR 5 on November 27 – 30 , 2014  which is a four day event @ Central  Plaza, Market  Market BGC, Taguig  City.

The show  will  bring  together   top automotive brands to showcase their latest vehicle releases, services, and technologies  like BAIC,   Kia, , Mazda, , Mitsubishi, Nissan, , Suzuki, Toyota, and Motorcycles.

This year,  we are  highlighting the local automotive industry’s role in propelling the country toward greater mobility and economic growth.   Italso  serves as our platform in conveying how the automotive industry is a vital player in the Philippines’ thriving economy. The industry’s  performance in the past two years is also a  proof that we are progressing towards  a better mobility and transportation.  The introduction of new models and promotion packages has led to the positive sales performance and has given the automotive industry improved consumer confidence.

 “ The  Christmas  Car  Rollin  Year  5 “   is also the perfect venue to show that   G23  Active Buzz  Events And Marketing   is one with the government in driving economic progress. .

Exciting concept and prototype cars, automotive photography, scale-model exhibits, car club convention and test drives are just some of the attractions that car enthusiasts, prospective car-buyers, automobile business owners, and for everyone who want to keep themselves abreast with the Philippine automotive scene can look forward to at the5th  Christmas Car Rollin  Year 5. It will  also feature a special display of iconic vehicles that exemplify the historical evolution of the country’s auto  and  motorcycle  industry.

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SSS names best media partners

SSS PR Best Media Partner

The Social Security System (SSS) conferred the “Balikat ng Bayan” distinction to the Manila Bulletin, UNTV television show “Good Morning Kuya” and GMA DYSS-Cebu radio program “Imbestigador” for their contributions to the fulfillment of the SSS mission as best media partners. Social Security Commissioner Daniel Edralin (left), SSS president and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr (2nd from left), Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor and Guest of Honor Amando Tetangco, Jr (2nd from right), and SSS Chief Legal Counsel Voltaire Agas (right) presented the awards to (standing next to De Quiros from left to right) Manila Bulletin Vice President for Public Relations Carmencita Suva and Publisher Atty. Hermogenes Pobre, Good Morning Kuya Program Host Rep. Lorenzo Tañada III, and GMA DZBB News Manager Norilyn Temblor and Events and Creative Department Manager Cyril Coñonero during the awarding ceremonies on September 25.



A joint ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially open the Green Philippines 2014, Hotel Suppliers Show 2014, and Manila International Travel Expo 2014 on the 25th of September, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center Manila.   (L-R) Atty. Eugene Yap, President of Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines; Honorable Vice President Jejomar Binay; Mr. Crispian Lao, Commissioner, National Solid Waste Management,; Mr. Nicolaas de Lange, President, Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines-National Chapter, Engr. Jason Magos, President of Philippines Society of Plumbing Engineers.

GREEN PHILIPPINES (see attached File photo: Green-e)


Green Philippines, the Philippine International Total Green Movement, Exhibition and Conference coinciding Green Construct, Green Energy and the Green Building Conference 2014 officially opened on September 25, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Manila.

(L-R) Archt. Christopher dela Cruz, President of Philippine Green Building Council; Senator BongBong Marcos; Mr. Edgar Sabidong, Board Member of Philippine Green Building Council; Mr. Ramon Delgado Rufino, Chairman of Philippine Green Building Council, Engr. Jason Magos, President of Philippine  Society of Plumbing Engineers, Dr. Alfonso Siy, President of Federation of Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce Inc.