The Stranded Migrant Workers

The Stranded Migrant Workers

Overseas Filipino workers await for flight updates while cooped up in a school in Pasay City that serves as temporary shelter for stranded migrant workers. Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg COVID-19: Deaths, meltdowns, valor Ever since the coronavirus spread to the...
White Sand, Murky Outlook

White Sand, Murky Outlook

Boracay Island in October. Cristina Menina/The Straits Times COVID-19: Deaths, meltdowns, valor Ever since the coronavirus spread to the Philippines early last year, sparking prolonged and painful lockdowns, FOCAP journalists have scoured the treacherous front lines...
Empty Chapels, but Filled with Hopes

Empty Chapels, but Filled with Hopes

Filipino Catholic devotees emerge from quarantine to receive blessings from a priest on Palm Sunday on April 5, 2020 in Quezon City, Metro Manila. Jes Aznar/New York Times COVID-19: Deaths, meltdowns, valor Ever since the coronavirus spread to the Philippines early...
The Missionary Pilot

The Missionary Pilot

Davin Bennett doing pre-flight checks ahead of a mission. His face mask bears the name of his blog, Flying by Faith, where he shares stories about his missionary work. Martin San Diego/Washington Post COVID-19: Deaths, meltdowns, valor Ever since the coronavirus...
Pandemic hammers community press

Pandemic hammers community press

ABS-CBN supporters stage a protest to seek the renewal of the network’s broadcast license. A congressional committee rejected its renewal, forcing the network to shutter most of its operations and lay off thousands of staff. Jilson Tiu Pandemic hammers community press...