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Interestingly, the Filipinas' story is not only one of difficulties, but also one of new opportunities in developing new norms for the establishment of welfare in the changing world. Their story helps us question the limitations of the existing national welfare system based on the "male-breadwinner model" that emphasizes continuing economic growth as a precondition of welfare. Based on the discussion herein, a further exploration of the concepts related to transnational welfare in order to understand its potentials should be continued.