A neglected basic human right

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 11/22/2022

Give a family middle-class surroundings, and they begin to have middle-class dreams.” Gawad Kalinga founder Tony Meloto explained to me many years ago the rationale behind the colorfully painted houses that are the distinctive mark of their…

Margot O: Improve lives of informal settlers because they deserve it, not for ‘pretty’ view

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mayoral candidate, former Councilor Margot Osmeña, of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), said that improving the lives of informal settlers should be a priority for the city government because they…

A year to forget

Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 12/31/2020

Finally we end the worst year the world has experienced since the world wars, and in some ways beyond maybe. The impact on our lives has been, quite simply, horrendous. The impact on national economies disastrous. It…

Ease requirements on beneficiaries, Rama tells DWUP

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/29/2015

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama ordered the Division for the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) to ease the requirements of beneficiaries of the city’s Slum Improvement and Resettlement (SIR) program. “I’ve been telling DWUP to pursue…

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