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Following a 1970s global recession and resulting economic crisis in the Philippines, unemployment became a crucial problem, the unemployment rate rising to 11.8 percent in 1970, which was very high in the history of the country. For this problem, former president Ferdinand Marcos saw that the export of Filipina labour would create an opportunity to reduce unemployment and solve the economic crisis. The Philippines Labour Export Policy was an important policy to decrease the unemployment ratio and developed the Philippines economically from the past to the present. In this article, I will analyze the advantages and disadvantages of this policy, along with lessons that Thailand can also learn from it.