In Iloilo City, hundreds of people were forced into prostitution despite health and safety risks amid the pandemic.
The rehabilitation of 9 sectors inside Marawi's city center, areas most affected by the battles in 2017, shows uneven progress as deadline looms.
Alan Peter Cayetano, who initially aspired for the presidency, was the top ad spender from January to September 2021. But this was overshadowed by the combined ads of Senate aspirant Mark Villar and members of his family.
In Iloilo province, 56% of healthcare workers who had contracted Covid-19 as of May 31, 2021 were “contract of service” or “job order” personnel. Hospitals relied on them to augment the workforce amid the pandemic, but without giving sufficient protection and benefits.