The New Saudi: What's in store for Filipino nurses?
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has always played a special role in Philippine overseas migration. To-date, it is the largest hirer of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and has the largest Filipino population in the Middle East region. Filipinos make up the fourth largest group of foreigners in Saudi Arabia, accounting for the second largest source of remittances from the Philippines. It shouldn’t be a surprise, then, how Philippine migration is closely intertwined with the status