By Jerry E. Esplanada
No roof above their heads, no shelter from the storm. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has raised concerns over the country’s homeless as he led the recent groundbreaking for a Catholic Church-funded housing project in Barangay (village) Muzon, San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
At least 16 families were left homeless as what began as a kitchen fire turned into a blaze that gutted several houses in an informal settlement in Quezon City early Monday.
More than 600 homeless persons—many of them minors—have been taken off Makati City streets from June to July this year, according to local officials.
A total of 453 homeless people died on the streets of France last year, according to a memorial book compiled by campaign group “Les Morts de la Rue” (Dead in the Streets).
McDonald’s Japan issued an apology Friday after it was revealed one of its outlets had posted a notice banning homeless people for more than a year.