One of the residents of the Taguig settlement being evicted
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Manila shanty town demolished for commercial development

Hundreds of families in eastern Manila have been left homeless after their shanty town was demolished to make way for a commercial development.

Authorities had offered them alternative housing, but many refused as they said the homes on offer were in a landslide prone area.

Tom Santorelli reports.

  • 20 Sep 2012
  • From the section Asia
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