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The issue is urgent as thee Japanese-Filipinos are approaching their twilight years.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the Philippines has documented 3,836 persons of Japanese descent (PJDs) in the Philippines and has urged the governments of both countries to act swiftly to grant them citizenship. According to the UN report, PJDs are ...
The country was also included in a list of countries with most troubling reports of police brutality.
The Philippines is at the top of the list of countries where the most people have been arrested or detained because of alleged quarantine violations related to the coronavirus pandemic. A Reuters news item says that the United Nations human rights office has sounded ...
The historic fund is one of the best ways for individuals and organizations to donate to the World Health Organization’s global response efforts.
From billion-dollar conglomerates to individuals like you and me, everyone is tasked to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Apart from choosing to stay at home—a simple but powerful act that will disrupt the fire-like spread of the virus—people have started to donate funds to ...
This is what would happen if the Philippines left the United Nations.
Last week, Iceland led the United Nations Human Rights Commission in drafting a resolution that calls for concrete actions, which could also include UN investigation, into the alleged drug war in the Philippines.The move ruffled many feathers, particularly those of Senator Vicente ...
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is encouraging everyone to take a step for the displaced.
Thanks to the wealth of information now available online, hiking in the Philippines has become easier and more accessible to Filipinos. Compared to a decade ago, when most thought the activity was exclusively for veteran hikers and outdoorsy types, even couch potatoes ...
The award-winning journalist has taken on a new role in the United Nations.
Atom Araullo is an award-winning journalist and TV presenter. He’s also a commercial model and, lately, has tried his hand in acting. He also used to be a triathlete and appeared in children’s educational shows when he was younger.As if these things ...
That’s nearly 13 times the distance between the Earth and the sun!
Nearly one person every two seconds is forcibly displaced from their homes due to conflict or persecution, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).That’s an alarming number of people who have to endure long and dangerous journeys all over ...
Fact is, you’re as happy as the country you live in.
The United Nations recently published the 2018 edition of its annual World Happiness Report, which aims to gauge a country’s happiness based on several factors, with the intention of using it as a guide for social development. It’s a lofty ambition, seeking ...
There's no excuse: As a traveler, you should always remember to respect nature, respect culture, and respect your host.
The United Nations’ World Tourism Organization has unveiled its newest campaign, “Travel. Enjoy. Respect.” and along with it, a guide on tourism etiquette. Not only will the campaign spread awareness among responsible travelers but it’s also a bid for sustainable tourism, engaging ...
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