Governance, News, Poverty

High Poverty Incidence Prevails in Rural Areas

9 Mar , 2010  

The great divide between the poor and the rich in the country is nowhere more clear than when one goes to the rural areas. In the seaside village of Sabang, more than many nipa houses abound and inhospitable for people to live in. Dilapidated. Frail. Not safe for human habitation. Inadequate.

News, People

Bicolana Venus Raj Wins Premier Beauty Pageant

7 Mar , 2010  

Twenty one year old Bicol lass Maria Venus Raj from the town of Bato here in the province of Camarines Sur, bested twenty three other beauty contestants.