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Activists hold ‘Calvary’ procession in Manila’s streets to demand housing for...

The street play carried the theme “Calvary of the Poor 2023: Recognize the People’s Plan, Option for Housing for the Poor”

Rights group raises alarm over reported ‘militarization’ of villages

Karapatan said the soldiers have been “profiling” local residents to ascertain who among them are members of activist organizations

Photos: Urban poor settlers lose homes to development

The residents pleaded to authorities and tried to set up barricades to no avail as demolition teams entered the community

Street life: Manila’s homeless find shelter in pushcarts

Many have come from the provinces in search of work that did not materialize or were forced from their homes by domestic abuse

Bishop David appeals for help for fire victims in Navotas

Bishop David said several of those affected by the tragedy were active Church ministry volunteers in the parish of San Ildefonso

Cebu Archdiocese hits disruption of Mass during demolition of public market

“We denounce the gross disrespect of this religious activity and urge the city Government to take action against the personnel involved”

Court junks charges against urban poor residents who defied lockdown to...

The court said the residents were “within their rights when they went outside of their respective residences to plea for food”

8 people reported killed in Quezon City fire

The Bureau of Fire Protection said the blaze also injured three people and razed over 80 houses

Urban poor stage own version of Jesus’ passion ahead of Holy...

Playing the role of Jesus was a jeepney driver being whipped by gas pumps that reflect the high prices of petroleum products

Photos: Philippines’ urban poor turn pre-Christmas event ‘political’

This year’s event turned “political” as the marchers trooped to the office of the country’s vice president to show support for her candidacy

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