2 weeks Appoint ‘Balik Trabaho’ czar amid pandemic, senator asks gov’t Inquirer
        MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Risa Hontiveros is urging the national government to appoint a "Balik-Trabaho Czar" who will lead the government's response measures against unemployment brought by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.   During a Senate hearing with the country's economic managers under the Development Budget Coordination Council (DBCC) on Thursday, Hontiveros said the country needs a person-in-charge with formal authority and responsibility given by the President to better oversee and coordinate government's efforts to aid Filipinos who lost their jobs due to the pandemic.   "Tutal ma...Keep on reading: Appoint ‘Balik Trabaho’ czar amid ... more