Tag: China-Taiwan tension

PH has more than enough to cover repatriation of 150,000 OFWs in Taiwan-Jinggoy

(MANILA BULLETIN) The Philippine government has enough funds to cover for the repatriation of about 150,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Taiwan in case the China-Taiwan situation deteriorates. Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, chairman of the Senate Labor Committee, said two-thirds of this year’s budget of the newly-established Department of Migrant Workers (DMW)–equivalent to P10.6 billion–had…
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China-Taiwan tension ‘something to be concerned about’ — Jinggoy

Senator Jinggoy Estrada, chairman of the Senate Committee on National Defense, on Thursday, Aug. 4 expressed worries about the brewing tension between China and Taiwan, considering that many Filipinos are working and living in both countries. In a statement, Estrada said “The reported tension in the region is something to be concerned about.” He said…
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