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Manila Times
Sunday, August 03, 2008


Migration ups OFWs’democratic wishes, says study

By Nora O. Gamolo, OFW Times Editor


OVERSEAS Filipino workers’ (OFWs) experiences and learnings abroad have been identified as a major reason for their discontent over the social, economic and political performance of the Philippine government among returning migrants, said researchers involved in the research project entitled Democratization through Migration?

The study noted that this factor is true across migrants, regardless of the political system prevailing in their host country, as long as they have been exposed to a society (...)


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