OWWA: More OFWs to receive cash assistance soon

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In his fifth State of the Nation Address, PresidentDutete renewed his call for the creation of a Department of Overseas Filipino Workers.

While the proposed measure hurdled the lower house, the senate has yet to come up with its own version.

Some overseas workers welcome the move but want the government to focus on the immediate needs of OFWs who lost their jobs amid the pandemic.