Diplomatic dispute affect Filipino workers

Politics & Economics

A diplomatic dispute between the Philippines and Taiwan has left 16,000 Filipino workers in Taiwan facing the sack. More than two months ago a Philippine coastguard shot dead a Taiwanese fisherman suspected of operating in disputed waters, causing a tense diplomatic issue which is now affecting the migrant workforce.

(Source: AlJazeeraEnglish YouTube channel)

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