Filipinos in Thailand

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Filipinos in Thailand
Total population
5,000[1]
Regions with significant populations
Bangkok
Languages
Tagalog, English, Philippine languages, Thai
Religion
Buddhism, Islam, Roman Catholicism
Related ethnic groups
Filipino people, Overseas Filipinos

Filipinos in Thailand are either migrants or descendants of migrants from the Philippines. They are most likely married with Thais and settle in Thailand for many years. Nowadays, more Filipinos going to Thailand to work as overseas Filipino workers. Most of them are working as English teachers.[2] There are many Filipino community groups and associations.[3]

Notable people[edit]

  • Christina Aguilar, Thai singer (father is Filipino and mother is French)
  • Robert Joseph Cespedes, also known as Toon Hiranyasap, Thai actor (father is Filipino)
  • Johnny Anfone, Thai actor (father is Filipino and Thai-German mother)
  • Billy Mittakarin Ogan, Thai actor and Thai singer (father is Filipino and mother is Thai)
  • Milagros Atienza Jimena, also known as Maliwan Jimena, Thai singer (father is Filipino and mother is Thai)
  • Oranate D. Caballes, Thai actress and Thai badminton players. (father is Filipino and mother is Lahu)
  • Wipawee D. Caballes, Thai downhill mountain biker (father is Filipino and mother is Thai)

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