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Repatriated OFWs resist pandemic’s stress through family bonds

Many Filipino construction workers in Saudi Arabia have lost their jobs in even before the pandemic. Photo credit: Pixabay Thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been made redundant because of Covid-19. However, the all-enduring Filipino safety net during crises – the family – soldiered

UK remittances declining

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have long been heralded as “modern-day heroes” for their hard work abroad to support their families. These remittances are highly significant, not only to family economics, but to the Philippine economy as a whole. But as impact of Covid-19 has hit,

Pinoy chefs prepare meals for NHS staff

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the UK, London-based Filipino chefs are showing their support to hardworking NHS staff by serving them delicious Filipino meals.  The initiative, #FilipinoFoodforNHS, led by Maria Garbutt-Lucero, aims to bring comfort and a taste of home to front line