Philippines

Locsin hails Pinoy workers for ‘selfless service’ abroad

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Saturday hailed all Filipino workers who continue to provide “selfless service and gentle nurture” abroad as the country celebrated its 123rd Independence Day. From medical professionals to seafarers, Locsin said overseas Filipino workers have contributed a lot to the world … Continue reading

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Stay united, strong vs. pandemic: Davao mayor

By Prexx Marnie Kate Trozo   Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte (Photo courtesy of Davao-CIO) DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency)– In time for the celebration of the 123rd Philippine Independence on Saturday, Davaoeños were reminded they can emerge victorious from the Covid-19 pandemic through adherence to safety protocols. Mayor Sara Duterte, in a statement, told her constituents “it … Continue reading

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Front-liners’ sacrifices sustain battle vs. Covid-19

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   HERO WORSHIP. President Rodrigo Duterte (right) attends an Independence Day celebration in Malolos City, Bulacan on Saturday (June 12, 2021). He said all Filipinos, especially front-liners, battling the Covid-19 pandemic are heroes. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Bong Go) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday honored as “modern heroes” the … Continue reading