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  1. A 15-year journey from Vietville to land of hope

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... on the kindness of strangers. Mr Pham, now 30, is one of more than a million refugees who fled Vietnam by boat and were stripped of their citizenship for being traitors. After 15 years of living in limbo, 229 Vietnamese refugees living in the Philippines without permanent residency status or legal rights arrived in the United States this week to start a new life. The arrivals were the first ...

  2. Buried alive and bargaining with God

    Posted Dec 25th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Alan and Raissa Robles When Jenny Manoguid and her three children were buried alive, she only had God to call on. It was November 29 when a typhoon forced 29-year-old Mrs Manoguid, her fisherman husband Renante and their three children to flee their house on the tiny coastal village of Tignoan, in the eastern province of Quezon. Along with other refugees, they found shelter ...

  3. Rebel violence hampers Arroyo's push for peace

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... framework agreement to protect non-combatants' including refugees, and the formation of an International Contact Group, an advisory body of foreign figures such as former British prime minister ...

  4. Voices of reason

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Despite this harrowing experience, compounded by years of living as a refugee, he managed to get over his anger when he realised that neither soldiers nor Christians were the Muslims' real ...



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