When the pandemic lockdown began, women’s rights advocates were quick to notice the missing “gender dimension” in the government response.
When pandemic lockdown began, women’s rights advocates were quick to notice the missing gender dimension in govt response

SPOTLIGHT: The Galwan clash of India and China: Duplicity, brutality, and...

Both countries appear to be downplaying the violence, withholding information in face-saving attempts at de-escalation

Philippine city offers spiritual, physical care for people under quarantine

The camp residents said that after experiencing anxiety and paranoia in the city being quarantined in Maasin is a welcome treat

PHOTOS: ‘Dry’ feast of San Juan Bautista

Authorities prohibited the traditional splashing of water during the revelry to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19

Church aid agencies prepare for ‘new normal’ in humanitarian response

The 'new normal' demands stronger collaboration and cooperation among humanitarian aid agencies, including faith-based organizations

Glimmer of hope amid anxiety, fear in central Philippines

People blame a program that allows people to go back home to the provinces for the surge in COVID-19 cases in the central Philippines

Poor Filipinos caught in the midst of pandemic endure long journey...

They endured the feel of the burning concrete on their tired soles and thinning slippers and carried on until they reached the church

SPOTLIGHT: Filipino priest brings Eucharist to faithful on a pick-up truck

Mass celebrations go mobile after gov't implemented a lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic

Waiting, hoping, dreaming can be deadly for Filipino poor amid pandemic

The death of Michelle Silvertino, 33, after trying to get a ride home has prompted the government to look into the plight of stranded workers

PHOTOS: Child labor in Philippines’ small-scale gold mines

June 12 is World Day Against Child Labor: There are about 152 million children in child labor, 72 million of whom are in hazardous work

PHOTOS: Joblessness forces Manila’s poor workers back to provinces

Workers from the province of Albay joined the exodus of jobless Filipinos out of the Philippine capital Manila in the wake of the pandemic

Getting married in the midst of pandemic

The essential thing about weddings is not the celebration but the understanding that marriage is a covenant

PHOTOS: Manila’s Quiapo church reopens amid pandemic

The basilica, popularly known as the Quiapo church in Manila, will allow up to 50 devotees at a time to enter and pray inside.

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