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.
While numbers have fallen in the past year, uncertainty surrounds the status of those who remain
Priest's speech at rally opposing same-sex marriage seen as lacking tact by younger Catholics
Jayaram Jayalalithaa celebrated Christmas with church leaders and supported Christians going for pilgrimage to the Holy Land
Protestants, Catholics urge united front against government's 'war on poor'
Peng Ming died in mysterious circumstances while imprisoned and authorities have not issued a death certificate