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Photos: ‘Heroes’ stage protest on ‘National Heroes’ Day’

Philippine health workers stage mass walkouts on “National Heroes’ Day” even as President Duterte lauded them for their sacrifice

Health workers in the Philippines staged mass walkouts on August 30, “National Heroes’ Day,” to call on the government to release the benefits promised them for battling the COVID-19 pandemic in the frontlines.

President Rodrigo Duterte, meanwhile, lauded “our modern day heroes, our medical frontliners and all essential workers who sacrifice their lives, comfort and security to serve our fellow Filipinos.” (Photos by Jire Carreon)

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