4 weeks Covid frontliners hailed as heroes Manilatimes
President Rodrigo Duterte highlighted the valor of Filipinos, who were on the frontline of the battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as the nation celebrated National Heroes’ Day on Monday.
FOR HEROES Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay salutes during the wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Taguig City on Aug. 31, 2020 as the country marked National Heroes’ Day. PHOTO BY RENE H. DILAN “Present-day challenges posed by the current public health crisis have given rise to modern-day heroes: the countless Filipino frontliners here and abroad, who are battling the Covid-19 pandemic,” ... more