Duterte To Launch 24-Hour Hotline ‘8888’ and ‘911’ Nationwide in August

The Duterte administration is set to launch its 24-hour hotline in August.

In a media interview, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said, the “8888” hotline will be launched to receive people’s complaints. “We’re launching it this August, the 8888 plus the 911,” he added.

During the cabinet first meeting on his inauguration, Duterte promised to put up a complaint hotline for netizens nationwide.

“l am setting up a complaint office, 24 hours, manned by 10 operators, covering the entire country. The number will be 8888. They can report to me any complaint and there will be a manager who will redirect the complaint to the proper office,” the President said.

Andanar also said that the country’s emergency telephone number would be changed from 117 to 911.

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