Thousands join May Day protest in Manila
Thousands join May Day protest in Manila MANILA, Philippines-At least 8,000 workers have marched in the Philippine capital to demand an increase in the country's minimum daily wage.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III rejected the May Day pleas for a $3 daily pay hike, saying it would worsen inflation, spark layoffs and turn away foreign investors.
Manila police chief Alex Gutierrez says about 8,000 members of a huge labor alliance marched for four kilometers (2.5 miles) Tuesday to the... read more
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