Manila, Sept. 7 -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will launch on Wednesday an online media forum that aims to ramp up its information campaign amid the pandemic.

According to DOLE Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, the program will be called "V-Cafe@DOLE".

"It is during a crisis when people need news and information the most. And as the government prepares for the recovery, we need to enhance our capacity to keep the people abreast of what the government is doing," he said in a press release.

For its inaugural edition, the V-Cafe@DOLE forum will feature Bello himself.

Questions will be tackled via Zoom, Facebook Live, and other social media platforms, on the day's current issues and labor developments.

"This weekly onl...