June 3, 2019

10 basic rights of policyholders that you should know

PEOPLE pin their hopes on insurance policies that provide protection for their lives, especially their loved ones, or their properties, and other insurable interests from possible financial losses, or worse, Read More

May 27, 2019

Microinsurance protects the poor and MSMEs

INSURANCE is commonly viewed as a financial tool that safeguards only the rich as the poor and marginalized sectors of society cannot afford to have one. As a result, in Read More

May 20, 2019

Buyer of second-hand vehicle beware: No endorsement, no insurance claim

IN the Philippines, pre-owned vehicles are still popular among potential car owners even if dealers of brand-new cars offer good financing options. The number of individuals buying second-hand vehicles is Read More

May 13, 2019

OFW compulsory insurance: Protection for modern-day heroes

OVERSEAS Filipino workers (OFWs) are hailed as modern-day heroes for their determination to earn a living away from home and their countless sacrifices just to provide a more comfortable life Read More

May 6, 2019

Insurance protection for PUV passengers: When commuters become accident victims

PUBLIC utility vehicles (PUV) that ply busy urban streets and countryside roads every day are faced with dangers that may put people they carry in peril. So, when a PUV Read More

April 29, 2019

Vehicular accidents: Who gets paid and by how much under CTPL?

IN the Philippines, before anyone can register a motor vehicle with the Land Transportation Office (LTO), he is required to secure a compulsory third party liability (CTPL) insurance. The purpose Read More

April 22, 2019


What you need to know: The Insurance Commission of the Philippines MANY Filipinos still consider insurance as an extra cost rather than as an investment that could lessen potential losses Read More

August 8, 2017


LOOKING back at the early years of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), it is easy to see that what gave birth to the government agency was the need for Read More

August 8, 2017

SBMA’s K-9 team: Helping keep the Subic Freeport safe and secure

SBMA’s K-9 team: Helping keep the Subic Freeport safe and secure HARDLY noticed and rarely given recognition for their work, a small band of men and dogs has worked quietly Read More

August 8, 2017

The Aetas of Subic Bay: A Journey to Empowerment

The Aetas of Subic Bay: A Journey to Empowerment (Posted 23 October 2016) The Aetas were considered to be one of the first native settlers in the Philippines. A largely Read More