Around 300K OFWs to return to Philippines amid COVID-19 pandemic — DILG

MANILA, Philippines --- Around 300,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are expected to return to the country this year, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). "Sa buong taon ini-expect kasi natin na mga 300,000 na OFWs ang ineexpect nating uuwi (For the whole year, we expect that around 300,000 OFWs will go home)," DILG Secretary Eduardo Ao said in an interview with ABS-CBN's TeleRadyo on Monday. "Buong mundo kasi ang naka-lockdown. Pinauuwi talaga nila iyong mga workers, hindi lang Pilipinas, iba't ibang countries. Ito rin ang pagkakataon na ipakita natin ang importance ng mga OFWs 'pag sila ay umuwi na," he also said. (The entire world is in ...Keep on reading: Around 300K OFWs to return to Philippines amid COVID-19 pandemic — DILG

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