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For one, most teachers in the Philippines merely receive gross pay of PHP 7,000.00 ($150) compared to $800 - $1000 elsewhere. This is also the case for the IT and health care industries as IT professionals and licensed nurses and doctors migrate for jobs abroad.
Personally, I would want to work abroad for better living but business and family make me all hesitant. Unless the government can really sustain a better economy for everyone, brain drain shall continue to be a problem and while the government takes pride in the OFW remittances, this is only an affirmation of employment issues in the country.