Abbey Pangilinan, graduated from the MSc programme in Urbanisation and Development in December 2017, has co-authored an essay published earlier this month from the LSE Southeast Asia Blog. In this co-authored post titled “A Hero’s Welcome? Repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers and COVID-19”, Abbey and her colleagues discuss the emerging impacts of COVID-19 to the Philippines through the lens of its migrant workers, many of whom have since been repatriated due to the pandemic. Read their blog here.