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× Duterte ‘agrees’ with Remulla’s appeal to include middle class in emergency aid

MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said he agreed with Cavite Gov. Jonvic Remulla's claim that middle-class families would also need the government's emergency subsidy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a letter to Duterte, Remulla described the pandemic as " a time of crisis for everyone" and "not just the poorest of the poor, but also those who have built much but…

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