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Philippines envisions itself as gateway for New Southbound Policy, MECO says

Staff writer, with CNA

In terms of educational exchanges, the office has promoted the Philippines as a destination for Taiwanese students to study English, communications, literature, and the humanities and arts, Ignacio said.

“We want to promote our expertise, so we can help each other,” he said. “The Philippines offers excellent education and studying in the Philippines is very cheap.”

“We have a successful proof of concept with Japan and Korea,” Ignacio said. “Japanese and Koreans have been studying English in the Philippines for maybe 20 years. Why not Taiwanese?”

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