Nancy Binay to BI: Cancel work permits of Chinese construction workers

  MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Nancy Binay has called on the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to cancel the special working permits (SWPs) it had issued to Chinese construction workers across the country.   In a statement on Thursday, Binay said "the BI's issuance of SWPs is illegal and contrary to law, and the agency should start detaining and deporting these workers."   "Construction workers and other work connected to manual labor are not included in the issuance of SWPs," she added.   The senator cited the following to be forbidden as per the SWP's supplemental guidelines: foreign construction workers, cashiers, waiters, janitors, household worke...

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