Tap huge OFW talent pool to end gov’t ‘technical deficit’
February 14, 2018
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has advised government to look at returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in filling tens of thousands of vacant jobs in the bureaucracy and in government-funded “build, build, build” projects. From schools to the police to infrastructure projects, there are positions requiring “skilled talent,” Recto said. “Hindi naman pwede na han
The debt needle of the NFA should not move upward. A large chunk of NFA’s debt could have been used to boost local production instead of subsidizing foreign rice growers. Rice security can be achieved in the long run by boosting production, by investing in irrigation and in cutting post-harvest losses. ... See MoreSee Less
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has advised government to look at returning overseas Filipino Workers (#OFWs) in filling tens of thousands of vacant jobs in the bureacracy and in government-funded “build, build, build” projects.
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto filed on Monday a resolution calling for an inquiry into the proposed increase in the contribution rate of Social Security System (SSS) members.
Senate Resolution No. 621 recommends that the proposed increase “be held in abeyance” until a comprehensive review of Republic Act No. 1161 or the Social Security Law is conducted, “ensuring that the SSS charter remains responsive to the needs of its members and pensioners.” ... See MoreSee Less
"It is only fitting for the government to assist OFWs in Kuwait considering their billions of remittances to the country. Hindi barya-barya ang ipinapadala nila sa atin. It helps keep our economy afloat. Pawis, luha, at dugo ang puhunan nila. We are under obligation to reciprocate this sacrifice with prompt care." -Sen. Ralph Recto... See MoreSee Less
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph G. Recto is a competent, dedicated and diplomatic public servant. His devotion to family and community, unrelenting desire to make a better life for others, consummate passion for his work, and interactive leadership style serve as the firm foundation upon which he built a reputation as a young and committed leader whether as a legislator or a national executive.