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.
Cultural center keeps alive traditional arts and culture of tribal people in Odisha state
Female politicians travel to former warzone to meet women but only spoke to a tiny fraction of the turnout
Thousands throng streets of Philippine capital to protest government's handling of housing policy
Sister Rani Maria Vattalil died of multiple knife wounds for helping the poor
Hoa Hao Buddhists go on hunger strike to protest police harassment