Over 100 Filipino crewmen of quarantined cruise ship nix repatriation

MANILA, Philippines --- Around 100 Filipinos crewmen of the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan have opted to remain on board despite government efforts to repatriate them.   This was revealed by Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday as the 14-day isolation of the passengers and crew of the vessel ends Wednesday.   The Philippine Embassy in Japan earlier bared that it is preparing to repatriate a total of 538 Filipinos from the cruise ship.   "Hindi naman daw lahat gusto magpa-repatriate. May gusto manatili na lang kasi baka mawalan ng trabaho," Duque said in an interview on Radyo INQUIRER.   (Not all of th...Keep on reading: Over 100 Filipino crewmen of quarantined cruise ship nix repatriation

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