- A number of OFWs in Ukraine are hesitant to come home to the Philippines due to fear of hunger
- They are afraid that if they come home, they would not have anything to feed their families
- One OFW, in DZMM's report, stated that once the war is finished, she would still have a job in Ukraine
- Another OFW stated that her family in the Philippines has certain needs and she might not be able to provide for them if she will come home
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In the midst of the war in Ukraine, there are still a number of OFWs who refuse to go home. They would rather stay in Ukraine out of fear that their families will go hungry if they come home.
In DZMM's report, several OFWs stated that they would not be coming home to the Philippines.
Pilipinas, bumoto na pabor sa resolusyon ng UN General Assembly sa pagkondena ng invasion ng Russia sa Ukraine
One OFW, by the name of Regine, said that she is still in debt due to the expenses incurred just to be able to go abroad.
She also stated that after the war, she would still have a job in Ukraine, as per ABS-CBN.
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Another OFW, Noyle, her family has needs, which is why she would not come home yet.
Joy Tolentino, another OFW, would not be going home as well, and she said that she is being protected by her employer there.
As per GMA News, the DFA stated the same thing. That there are still OFWs who do not want to come home.
Russia has invaded Ukraine and it was met with tough resistance from Ukrainians. Many have already fled the country and sought shelter in neighboring countries.
The Philippines voted in favor of the resolution of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), condemning the attack of Russia on Ukraine. PH condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine, calling it as an unprovoked armed aggression. "The Philippines votes Yes to the UNGA resolution and expresses explicit condemnation of the invasion of Ukraine," the opening line of PH's statement went. It also appealed for the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructures, and urged for the cessation of hostilities.
Edu Manzano showed his funny side in reacting to his bashers on social media. He was criticized by some netizens for expressing his support for Ukraine after the country was invaded by Russian forces. The actor teased them by saying: “Bakit daw ako apektado sa Ukraine e di naman ako Ukrainian. Ay wow ikaw nga apektado sa Miss Universe di ka naman maganda.” Likewise, Edu said he is praying that people would not lose their sense of humor and their freedoms.