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Are OFWs really heroes or should we stop overrating this title?

Are OFWs really heroes or should we stop overrating this title?

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The towns of Mabini and Bauan in Batangas are probably on top of the lists of towns and cities in the CALABARZON region with most Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW),  working in Europe particularly in Italy and Greece. Both towns are first-class municipalities in terms of income, thanks to tourism and companies lining their coasts. With a population of just over 90,000, Bauan’s shoreline is full of heavy industries employing thousands of skilled workers mostly welders and pipefitters. There are shipbuilding companies, oil refineries, construction, and energy. In Mabini, its sea is home to dozens of diving resorts attracting thousands of divers and tourists each month. It’s safe to say that both towns’ economies are thriving. During the early 90s, the towns of Malvar and Tanauan are not ...