PRIB PHOTO: Toots Ople, a beacon of hope

TOOTS OPLE, A BEACON OF HOPE:  Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada sponsors a resolution honoring the late Sec. Susan “Toots” Ople during the plenary session on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. In mourning Ople’s passing, Estrada cited how the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) chief “left an indelible mark on the lives of our overseas Filipino workers,” for her advocacy in advancing OFW welfare. “Sec. Toots was a beacon of hope and inspiration to countless individuals…She stood as a shining example of how an individual can make a significant difference in the lives of many,” said the chairperson of the Committee on Labor, Employment, and Human Resources Development. (Voltaire F. Domingo/Senate PRIB)