MANILA – The three retired Filipino teachers who were earlier reported missing in China are on their way back to the Philippines, the daughter of one of the teachers confirmed on Sunday. Pacita de Guzman, 77, Erlinda Varela Guce, 72, and Josefina Varela Baysic, 70, were supposed to return to Manila last August 10 after flying from New York. 3 Filipino senior citizens missing after flight layover in China: kin However, their China Eastern Airlines connecting flight in Shanghai was canceled due to a typhoon that lashed China. De Guzman’s daughter, Imelda Javier, said the Chinese airline sent an email confirming that the three Filipino senior citizens will be returning to Manila Sunday night. Javier said they still don’t know what happened during the 8 days that her mother and the 2 other Filipinos were stranded in China.