Amidst the devastation and ruin wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda’’ (international name Haiyan), the Philippine representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged the Filipino people to stay strong and keep the spirit of “bayanihan” alive.
The Sultan of Sulu has asked the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) to help his followers who are running out of provisions after two weeks of holing up in a village in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah.
By Christine O. Avendaño
Here is one job where she can’t afford to let show biz intrigues bog her down. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) is inviting President Benigno Aquino III’s celebrity sister, Kris, to be its goodwill ambassador for Asia. If she accepts the offer, Kris will be joining the likes of film actress Angelina [...]