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More than 20,000 Filipino seafarers repatriated, lost jobs due to Covid-19 pandemic

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Over 20,000 Filipino seafarers have been repatriated as they lost their jobs due to the effect of the novel coronavirus.

Meanwhile, thousands are still stranded onboard after losing their jobs.

The money that seafarers send home accounts for 10 percent of the Philippine’s gross domestic products (GDP).

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got story to tell? Email him at eic@theglobalfilipinomagazine.com.

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