The Ruby Princess cruise ship is anchored at Manila Bay in the Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Filipino cruise ship workers serve quarantine in luxury, but joblessness awaits

  • Over 5,300 workers on board some 20 cruise ships are awaiting clearance to return home from abandoned cruises
  • While room-service meals, free entertainment and other services help to break up the monotony, none of the crew members have any guarantee of a job at sea again
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Ruby Princess cruise ship is anchored at Manila Bay in the Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE
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