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.
Due to a lack of education, people on the land are unable to deal with the impacts of climate change, say experts
Church groups caution Islamic State could manipulate failed negotiations
Bangladesh activists criticize investigations into brutal 2012 murder of media couple
Decision on confessed sex offender made after Vatican consultations, Ootacamund prelate says
Civil court fails to address abduction and forced conversion of children by father