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Philippine court junks charges against urban poor 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”

‘Useless for us’: New Indonesian capital excludes indigenous, poor

New capital city will uproot thousands of indigenous people, and offers little incentive for poorer residents in Jakarta to move

Hundreds left homeless as junta razes Myanmar’s slums, says report

Nearly 500 people have been left homeless by the demolitions over the past three months, sources said

Philippines’ urban poor dwellers reenact Holy Family’s search for lodging

In the Gospel story, the star supposedly inspired the wise men, or the three kings, to travel to Jerusalem in search of the Child Jesus

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

Mass COVID testing launched in Bangkok’s biggest slum

The Khlong Toei slum, where an estimated 100,000 people live, has been a major concern as Thailand battles its third wave of the pandemic

‘Please show mercy’: Evicted by Cambodia, ethnic Vietnamese stuck at watery...

Fear mounts for the stateless Vietnamese fishing community in Cambodia as COVID-19 rages on both sides of the border

Cambodia begins evicting floating homes amid protests

The government said the communities amount to floating slums that are eyesores and health hazards

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