Men help a wounded boy who survived an airstrike by forces loyal to Bashar Assad in Damascus. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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United States and China spar over the Philippines
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The fisherfolk of Masinloc and Sta. Cruz, Zambales, have fished Scarborough Shoal for generations. However, over the past several years, Read more

When the light shines again
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It was a happy day for Joshua. He graduated from the Preda vocational training programme and proudly held a student Read more

Are Internet Service Providers enabling online sexual exploitation of children?
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Internet Server Providers (ISP’s) such as PLDT and Globe in the Philippines, and thousands around the world, must be challenged Read more

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Are Internet Service Providers enabling online sexual exploitation of children?
A depiction of a teenager looking over her Facebook page. The Internet facilitates sexual exploitation of children. File photo: CNS/Reuters

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At the Preda Boys Home. Photo: Preda
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When the light shines again

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United States and China spar over the Philippines
A hydrographical and chorographical chart of the Philippines, with inset detail, produced by cartographer, Jesuit Father Pedro Murillo Velarde; engraver, Nicolás de la Cruz Bagay, and artist, Francisco Suarez (1696-1753) and published in Manila in 1734. Public domain

The fisherfolk of Masinloc and Sta. Cruz, Zambales, have fished Scarborough Shoal for generations. However, over the past several years, Read more

Are Internet Service Providers enabling online sexual exploitation of children?
A depiction of a teenager looking over her Facebook page. The Internet facilitates sexual exploitation of children. File photo: CNS/Reuters

Internet Server Providers (ISP’s) such as PLDT and Globe in the Philippines, and thousands around the world, must be challenged Read more

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A hydrographical and chorographical chart of the Philippines, with inset detail, produced by cartographer, Jesuit Father Pedro Murillo Velarde; engraver, Nicolás de la Cruz Bagay, and artist, Francisco Suarez (1696-1753) and published in Manila in 1734. Public domain
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The three great catastrophes facing humankind
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Vietnam told to sue China over marine incursions

HANOI (UCAN): “We strongly condemn China’s illegal actions (in Vietnam’s waters and islands),” a group of eight civil society and Read more

Bishops unsurprised by Filipino distrust of China

MANILA (UCAN): At least two Philippine bishops have expressed agreement with the result of a November 20 survey that shows Read more

Around the traps: News in Brief

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Court dashes Trump’s plan to end youth migrant programme
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Bishops warn against online sex predators

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Human trafficking the most evil enslavement

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Commission set up in São Paolo to investigate abuse complaints

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