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February 7, 2021

Extension of lifeliners’ benefits to 2051 to help ease financial burden of the poor––Nograles

“The poor should not be powerless.” This, said Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Sunday, is the rationale behind the President’s approval of Department of Energy (DOE) recommendations that seek to ease the financial burden of power consumers with little or no incomes. Nograles had earlier announced that the President had ordered the extension of the no-disconnection policy of “lifeliners” or …

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February 6, 2021

National Employment Recovery Strategy Task Force to focus on Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan initiatives – Nograles

“Our workers are among the most important sectors of the economy. They produce our food, goods, and essential products. They also provide the crucial and necessary services we need on a daily basis.” This was the statement of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles last Friday, February 5, 2021 at the ceremonial signing of the Joint Memorandum Circular creating the National Employment …

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January 14, 2021

OPINION: Taking action to address stunting among Filipino children

By Karlo Nograles (Originally published in – January 14, 2021 – With the whole country just having celebrated the start of a new year, I find myself looking back at my childhood and how my family greeted New Year’s Eve. Like many Filipino families, we had our own traditions, one of which involved us siblings, prodded by our parents, to kick off …

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