Street dwellers and homeless people will receive 4,000 pesos each during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit (APEC).
However, critics have said: “Window dressing poverty remains as this administration’s biggest moral scandal. And now it is resorting to the same tactics it did when Pope Francis visited Manila in January”
The official announcement comes in the face of some of the busiest thoroughfares in Metro Manila which will give way for the delegates who are attending the APEC Summit on November 16 to 20.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development is giving the homeless 4,000 pesos each to rent a temporary place during the summit and away from being an eye-sore to foreigners attending the event.