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Palace appeals to PAL protesters

Manila, Philippines – Malacañang appealed yesterday to disgruntled employees of Philippine Airlines (PAL) to hold their protest actions “in the proper places,” stressing that the government is duty-bound to ensure the security of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and the safety of passengers. Presidential spokesman Edwin F. Lacierda said the government respects the right […]

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang is not inclined to give the proposed P6,000 increase in the minimum salary of government workers due to limited resources. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte acknowledged that they would like to extend a reasonable wage hike for the state workforce but cannot afford it for now. “As much as we would […]

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