As a birth attendant advocating for family planning, Remy is on the frontline of Tondo's battle with overcrowding.

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Vote for Me: Elections in Manila

During election season in Manila, politicians are out fishing for votes, but the locals are not all convinced.

For Love or Money

Staying fit and healthy is not easy in a slum, and many residents must perform a delicate balancing act to get by.

Breaking Out of Manila's Slums

A dancer, a model and a fighter dream of overcoming their harsh realities to achieve wealth and success beyond the slum.

Tondo: The space in between

Historian Carlos Celdran explains how the Tondo slum came into existence as the rebel district of Manila.

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