Fighting Harder in the Worst of Time

Fighting Harder in the Worst of Time

Atop a hill overlooking the grey wasteland wreaked by Taal Volcano, I felt that the depressing lay of human catastrophe all around me may be an omen. It was early January, but there I was, struggling to breath in a foreboding N95 mask and setting up a live disaster...
The Baesa Crematorium

The Baesa Crematorium

Workers wearing protective suits pull a body bag near a furnace before cremation at the Baesa Crematorium in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. May 5, 2020. Basilio Sepe/BenarNews COVID-19: Deaths, meltdowns, valor Ever since the coronavirus spread to the...
‘I wish we could live life as before’

‘I wish we could live life as before’

Stranded individuals along a street in the capital Manila eat a packed food prepared by missionaries and private organizations. Veejay Villafranca/Der Spiegel COVID-19: Deaths, meltdowns, valor Ever since the coronavirus spread to the Philippines early last year,...