Supplies are low, Duterte grudgingly admitted, because the govt did not expect the contagion to spread so fast
Or end up with an even darker future for humanity, warns Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

Misplaced priorities spark protests by hungry poor

Casual laborers and day workers who eke out a living on the streets of Manilla are badly affected by govt’s quarantine orders

Lockdown leaves Malaysia’s poor in dire straits

As the country braces for the long-term financial impact of the coronavirus, one-off govt handouts will not suffice

Manila’s homeless find shelter in Catholic institutions

Sheltering the homeless is one act of compassion that leaves no doubt we can prevail over this grave crisis

Ruminations from a life in quarantine

This pandemic is teaching all of us a bitter lesson

Front-line heroes in the Philippines become pariahs as contagion fears grow

Insecurity drives people into panic mode, prompting dog-eat-dog survival instincts

Philippine lockdown hurts long-neglected sectors the most

The deprived in society already live tough lives because of inadequate nutrition and poor sanitation, making them vulnerable to a host of medical conditions