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Macalintal to IATF: 10% limit on churches and 30% on casinos defies logic, hikes Covid risks

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ACROSS seas, seafarers, their ships and the global cruise ship industry are manning panic stations like never before. Covid-19 continues to hammer the well-being and economic future of over 400,000 Filipino seafarers in one of the most dramatic episodes on Filipinos’ international labor migration.


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