With the Philippine government set to provide the next wave of aid for pandemic-hit Filipinos, residents of urban poor community Payatas in Quezon City said they received none since March.
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As 2008 nears its end, many Filipinos conclude that their dire plight got unbearably worse this year. More and more urban poor families speak with anguish about their impoverished state while adamantly stressing the need for “radical change”. BY JEFFREY OCAMPO YEAREND REPORT – URBAN POOR (Bulatlat.com) A new year is commencing. Looking back at…