Manila, Sept. 24 (CNA) Taiwan's New Southbound Policy and Dutertenomics complement each other economically, said Arthur Abiera, Jr., assistant corporate secretary of Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO).
Abiera explained to the Central News Agency that Dutertenomics seeks "to improve on construction of infrastructure and to deliver a better commercial and investment environment."
"We welcome foreign business companies to be a part of the related plans", he added.
Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) The head of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei has expressed the hope that there will be more direct hiring of Filipino migrant workers in Taiwan to spare the workers the burden of hefty brokerage fees.
In an interview with CNA earlier this week, MECO Chairman and Resident Representative Angelito Banayo said progress has been made over the past years in lowering brokerage fees for migrant workers, "but more can be done."
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