Duterte OKs P5-B for OFW aid, repatriation

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the release of an additional P5 billion for the repatriation and assistance to overseas Filipino workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement issued on Sunday, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced, “Dahil po mahal na mahal ni Pangulong Duterte ang ating mga bagong bayani, ibinigay …