A repatriated overseas Filipino overseas worker looks on from a bus in Cebu City, the Philippines. Photo: EPA

Philippines’ OFW crisis: more than 700,000 could lose their jobs due to the coronavirus by year end

  • Manila is running out of money to repatriate overseas Filipino workers who have become displaced refugees due to the Covid-19 pandemic
  • There are 346,555 OFWs affected by the coronavirus but only 85,334 are stranded and want to go home
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A repatriated overseas Filipino overseas worker looks on from a bus in Cebu City, the Philippines. Photo: EPA
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