Tag: Ambassador Huang Xilian

Contingency plans in place

(TRIBUNE) The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday said contingency plans are in place for the 150,000 overseas Filipino workers in Taiwan should war erupt between the United States and China. “We have a contingency plan that has been in place for some time. We know where they are, we have records,” DFA Undersecretary for…
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Statement on contingency plans for OFWs in Taiwan

Two-thirds of this year’s budget of the newly-established Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) or P10.6 billion had been earmarked for welfare services of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), including the Emergency Repatriation Program. This is more than enough to cover the repatriation of an estimated 200,000 OFWs currently in Taiwan, if the government is forced to…
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