‘Endo’ kings not in DOLE list are Duterte’s friends

Opinion & Analysis Philippines Jul 13, 2018 at 2:54 pm

What could possibly explain the exclusion of these giant conglomerates – two of the biggest not only in the Philippines but also in the Asian region?

By ARNOLD PADILLA
Bulatlat.com

MANILA — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has recently released a list of 20 firms that it said are engaged or suspected to be engaged in labor-only contracting. Some of the country’s largest companies topped the list, including Jollibee (14,960 workers); Dole Philippines (10,521); and PLDT (8,310).

Conspicuously absent in the list are known supporters of the Duterte administration.

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