39 women repatriates arrive from Syria | Global News

39 women repatriates arrive from Syria

By: - Reporter / @santostinaINQ
/ 05:59 PM January 18, 2012

MANILA, Philippines—Thirty-nine Filipino workers from strife-torn Syria arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Wednesday afternoon.

The repatriates, all women, availed of the government’s mandatory repatriation program.

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Vice President Jejomar Binay welcomed the latest batch of repatriates who arrived on an Emirates flight around 4:30 p.m.

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