"Should be free" but Duterte admin sells OFW ID at P720

[1] Last year, the Duterte administration launched the Department of Labor and Employment's (DOLE's) Overseas Filipino Workers Identification or OFW ID.
[2] The cards have no expiration and will be “part of the system” even after Duterte steps down.
[3] A party-list lawmaker on Thursday accused the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) of using the OFW ID as a cash cow.
[4] Interviewed on Dobol B sa News TV, ACTS-OFW party-list Aniceto Bertiz III said DOLE has been charging P720 per OFW ID or the iDOLE.
[5] "This ID should be free," he said, adding it was their group which donated the OFW cards as an expression of gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte.
[6] Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello defended his institution by saying that the OFW ID system has already been scraped, reversing his own statement last year that said ID will be part of the system even after Duterte.
[1] http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/news/660140/ofw-solon-ofw-id-supposed-to-be-free-but-dole-charging-p720/
[2] http://news.abs-cbn.com/overseas/12/11/17/duterte-photo-on-ofw-card-draws-flak

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