Philippines

Over 9K km of roads completed under ‘Build, Build, Build’

Over 9K km of roads completed under ‘Build, Build, Build’ By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar on Friday said close to 10,000 kilometers of roads have been completed since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed in June 2016. In a statement, Villar said of the … Continue reading

Philippines

Palace optimistic despite survey showing rise in jobless Filipinos

Palace optimistic despite survey showing rise in jobless Filipinos By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Despite survey results that adult joblessness increased to 23.9 percent percent, Malacañang on Tuesday, Labor Day, remained optimisic that the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” program would help generate more jobs for Filipinos. A Social Weather Stations (SWS) … Continue reading