Health workers check residents at a free coronavirus testing facility in Navotas City, the Philippines. Photo: AP Health workers check residents at a free coronavirus testing facility in Navotas City, the Philippines. Photo: AP
Health workers check residents at a free coronavirus testing facility in Navotas City, the Philippines. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Philippines braces to retrain 300,000 citizens returning from working abroad

  • Money sent home by this diaspora of about 10 million people has helped fuel the Philippines’ economic growth
  • More than 5,000 returnees have already applied for training, with health care, technology and tourism courses the top choices

Topic |   The Philippines
Health workers check residents at a free coronavirus testing facility in Navotas City, the Philippines. Photo: AP Health workers check residents at a free coronavirus testing facility in Navotas City, the Philippines. Photo: AP
Health workers check residents at a free coronavirus testing facility in Navotas City, the Philippines. Photo: AP
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