rural areas - updates

Rappler's latest stories on rural areas

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We are losing these 'old friends'

Jul 01, 2018 - 11:00 AM

There is a deep, biological reason why we gravitate toward rural areas when we need a break from our frenzied city lives

Farmers urge ASEAN members to adopt UN Declaration on peasant rights

Nov 11, 2017 - 4:45 PM

'We owe it all to the food producers of Southeast Asia to protect their rights,' says Elvira Baladlad of Paragos-Pilipinas, a member of international movement La Via Campesina

PEASANT RIGHTS. Dubbed as “Salubong and Pakikiisa” (Solidarity Walk), the marchers belonging to the international peasant movement, La Via Campesina, joined more than 300 hundred  representatives from ASEAN civil society, peoples’ organizations, and NGOs gathered at the Commission on Human Rights. Photo from La Via Campesina

NBI arrests Cebu businessmen for stealing P6M Yolanda aid

Aug 15, 2017 - 5:05 PM

The arrested individuals allegedly hacked into email addresses to direct the deposit of funds into their bank accounts

DESTRUCTION. A 2013 aerial photo of Guiuan, Eastern Samar just after Supertyphoon Yolanda hit the area. Photo from AFP Central Command Facebook Page

PhilDHRRA completes effort for Haiyan-affected Cebu communities

Sep 11, 2015 - 5:42 PM

Under the project intervention 9 barangays in 3 municipalities are transformed into resilient communities through disaster risk reduction and management and development of sustainable sivelihood for resiliency

Representatives of PhilDRAA turn over the certification of completion to officials of their partner barangays. Photo by Ted Aldwin Ong/ Rappler

DOH's motorcycle ambulance aims to avoid traffic, save lives

Sep 09, 2015 - 10:06 AM

The motorcycle is initially designed for emergency response in provinces where far flung areas cannot be reached by ambulances

TRAFFIC? NO PROBLEM. This motorcycle ambulance is designed for both urbal and rural areas. All photos by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Zalora opening 4 new hubs outside NCR by end-2015

Mar 17, 2015 - 8:12 PM

E Commerce market outside Metro Manila is booming driven by cash on delivery and affordable smartphones the online shopping retailer says

Spurred by demand, Zalora is expanding its regional delivery hubs.

Pie Alvarez: 21 lessons in leadership from a 24-year old mayor

Jul 18, 2012 - 3:57 PM

A young girl who became mayor at 21 years old shares lessons in leadership