- A lot of Filipinos in Macau have been greatly affected by the novel coronavirus disease
- Some of them even lost their jobs because of the retrenchment that happened in several companies
- A video of them at the Macau International Airport was shared by a reporter based in Macau
- It showed some Filipino migrant workers bidding farewell to each other ahead of their flight back to the Philippines
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A newly-uploaded video of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Macau was able to touch the hearts of many social media users.
KAMI learned that a reporter based in the said place shared an emotional video of Filipino migrant workers who are going back to the Philippines after losing their jobs.
They can be seen crying as they bid farewell to each other at the Macau International Airport.
“Was holding back my tears earlier at the airport when I was interviewing some OFWs leaving Macau,” Camille Bersola quipped.
“Most of them were affected by mass layoffs in different companies here. This has been the fifth repatriation flight since the pandemic,” she added.
Here are some of the reactions of netizens:
“I am very sorry to hear that many OFW's are losing their jobs. I hope there will be free skills training at TESDA for them once they return home.”
“Ingat po mga kabayan. Talagang ganoon ang buhay…”
“God bless kabayan! Laban lang!”
“Keep safe mga kababayan.”
“Uwian na talaga. Ipon-ipon na lang kahit konti habang may visa pa.”
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Watch the video below:
In a previous article by KAMI, a Filipina domestic helper proudly showed the house that she was able to build as a gift for her mom.
The novel coronavirus disease has greatly affected not just the health of many people but their source of income. Many individuals lost their jobs as companies are forced to have retrenchment to cope with the negative impact of the pandemic.
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