Pay Hike for Cops and Soldiers Awaits Approval by Congress, Starts on January 1 Once Approved

Pay Hike for Cops and Soldiers Awaits Approval by Congress, Starts on January 1 Once Approved

Many of the cops and soldiers in the Philippines are awaiting the 100% salary increase as promised by President Rodrigo Duterte during the campaign period but over a year after he won the presidency, the country’s uniformed personnel are yet to see a single cent of that promised pay hike. The main reason why it hasn’t been distributed yet is that Duterte had to work on the budget already set by the previous administration for the rest of 2016 while the 2017 budget was already in the works by the…