Happy ang new yr! Duterte: Soldiers to receive bigger salaries in 2018

Oct 26, 2017 @ 20:04

Soldiers can look ahead to 2018 as they’re set to take pleasure in nearly double their present salaries.

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday (October 26) reiterated the upcoming pay elevate for troopers in the course of the Armed Forces of the Philippines change of command ceremony.

“I would just like to inform the small man down there na beginning January, look at your paychecks. It would have doubled your salary,” he mentioned.

Duterte, nevertheless, mentioned he couldn’t give troopers precisely twice their salaries as a result of “that would be somewhat like a creation of a new position.”

“Eh bawal po ‘yan. So you have to slide a few percentage. But just the same. You are the first in government to receive almost double your salaries now,” he mentioned.

Source: politics.com.ph