Mandaue City, Cebu
01 May 2015

On Labor Day, President Benigno S. Aquino III joined the Cebuanos and attended the JobStart Philippines Forum on Filipino Youth held in Mandaue City.

Upon arrival, President Aquino was assisted by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz in touring several job booths and interacting with few JobStarters and youth program beneficiaries.

JobStart Philippines is a program of DOLE aiming to assist young Filipinos by creating opportunities that will improve their technical skills which are necessary to succeed in today’s competitive workplace.

In partnership with the Canadian government, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and local government units, this program runs for six months and is being financed by international sponsors.

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