The Philippines From Rome to home
February 25, 2013
This short film by the UN looks at a scheme that encourages Filipino workers abroad to invest in agricultural cooperatives back home. Expat Filipinos remit more than US$20 billion a year, but little is saved or invested.
Delegation visits flood survivors in Ha Tinh and Quang Binh provinces, donates cash and relief aid
Visit aims to help them experience the strength of villagers’ faith
Independent delegation from New Delhi is seeking a solution to crisis
There has been a failure to create a common, cross-racial and cross-religious identity
Church leaders issue reminder to honor the dead ahead of All Souls' Day