Dole to resume workers’ aid next week

Dona Z. Pazzibugan 10/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) will resume next week its emergency assistance program to workers displaced by the pandemic. Labor Undersecretary Benjo Benavidez said they soon expect to receive additional funds allocated…

Consolacion MPS on ‘lockdown’ after cop tests positive for COVID-19

Doris C. Bongcac 06/27/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Visits to the Consolacion Municipal Police Station are discouraged for now. The advisory was announced late night on Friday, June 26, 2020, after an officer there tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019.…

Why exclude the middle class for emergency assistance?

Fernando Fajardo 04/08/2020

  The “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act” grants emergency power to the President to tackle the current crisis caused by COVID-19. This power included a provision to provide emergency assistance amounting from 5,000 pesos to 8,000…

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