By Carla P. Gomez
Collectively, they were called the “Negros Nine”—three missionary priests and six lay leaders who were wrongly accused of killing a municipal mayor and his companions in Negros Occidental province in the twilight of the Marcos dictatorship in the ’80s.
By Matikas Santos
Filipinos don’t believe there is less corruption or poverty in the past three years under the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, according to a nationwide survey by Ibon Foundation.
Mahmud hauls bags full of rubbish to the small, dilapidated clinic next to a busy road on Indonesia’s main island of Java several times a month.
By Allan Nawal
Two Mindanao governors on Thursday agreed that the celebration of the Independence Day would have been better if majority – if not all – of the country’s poor had been freed from the shackles of poverty.
By Germelina Lacorte
Farmer Johnny Tolentino recalls how he was barely surviving hand-to-mouth when he first received five years ago the P4,000 cash assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under its Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).