President Aquino asked the Filipino
workers in his Labor Day message to join the administration
in sustaining the gains in the last six years so the country
could reap the fruits of the country's economic
In his statement read by Undersecretary
Manuel Quezon III in a radio interview over dzRB Radyo ng
Bayan Saturday, the President praised the Filipino workers
for their hard works as they dream for a better future for
"Idinaraos natin ang Araw ng Paggawa
bilang pasasalamat sa alay ninyong husay, dangal, at lakas
sa ating bayan," the President said.
"Sa loob ng anim
na taon nating paglalakbay sa Daang Matuwid, kinakitaan ng
ating pamahalaan ang ating mga kababayan ng tunay na
pakikiisa sa agenda ng pag-unlad."
leadership, the workers responded to the call to build
better relations with the industry, adopted fast-evolving
technologies and proved that Filipino workers can compete in
the global market, the President said.
workers as well as the the members of the uniformed services
also joined the march towards national transformation and
reform, he said.
Filipinos are proud of the
volunteerism among themselves aimed at elevating the quality
of work in the Philippine society, according to the
"Sinikap nating suklian ang inyong sigasig
sa pamamagitan ng paglatag ng akmang solusyon para
makapamuhay ang lahat nang may dignidad," he added.
"Ngayon: alam nating kailangan pang magpatuloy ng reporma;
nararapat na itaguyod ang positibong pagbabago. Inaanyayahan
ko kayong makisabay sa ating pagkilos: Sumulong tayo sa
tamang landas, tungo sa maliwanag at makatarungang bukas."
(Full story: 04.30.16)