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Priest urges media to show restraint

WORDS OF WISDOM:Filipino priest Nilo Mantilla said that he believes in the goodness of Taiwanese and that Taiwan and the Philippines enjoy a symbiotic relationship

Staff writer, with CNA

Government officials, including President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), have urged the people of Taiwan not to vent their anger on Filipinos. This has eased their concerns, she added.

She also expressed concern about Taiwan’s moratorium on hiring Filipino workers, which is one of a number of sanctions against Manila over its handling of the shooting.

“It’s really hard for us,” she said, adding that Taiwan is a nice country to work in.

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