Cubao diocese refutes sedition claims: ‘Bishop Ongtioco never met Bikoy’

‘It is…beyond belief that a case like sedition should be filed based on Bikoy’s testimony, whose credibility is questionable,’ says Fr Steven Zabala, vicar general of the Diocese of Cubao MANILA, Philippines – The vicar general of the Diocese of Cubao, Fr Steven Zabala, refuted sedition allegations against Bishop Honesto Ongtioco, who is among those accused over […]

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Dominguez: Next tranche of government workers’ higher salaries coming sooner than later

MANILA, Philippines — Good news to government employees—President Rodrigo Duterte’s push to further raise their salaries under a fifth round of the Salary Standardization Law (SSL) would be implemented sooner than later given ample government resources to finance its workers’ higher pay. “We normally wait three to four years before moving to SSL 5. However, […]

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