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Bad roads, flooding, illegal drugs top local concerns

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:46 AM

A new Pulse Asia survey says majority of respondents from Metro Manila cite illegal drugs as their most urgent local concern, but this is not the case for the rest of Luzon

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Barangays use social media, incentives to get residents to join assemblies

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:48 PM

Acting on orders from the DILG village leaders in thousands of assemblies held nationwide pushed for the shift to a federal system of government

PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY. Allan Monreal, member of the Barangay Assembly of Barangay Atop-Atop, Bantayan Island, Cebu, talks about his livelihood rehabilitation project. Photo credit: Allan Monreal