New Challenges of OFWs Amidst the Pandemic

“Why then should they seek work overseas? The quick answer is that there is a surge in unemployment as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the months of lockdown - and leaving the country may be the only hope they have for landing a job.” ... continue reading

How Tourism Can Help Boost the Philippines’ Economy

“Transitioning to the Next Administration”, published on May 17, 2022 in his column “Business and Society” in the Manila Bulletin, CRC Director for Research Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas shares pointers on the best course to further strengthen the country’s tourism which will greatly contribute to the Philippines’ GDP growth. ... continue reading