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Sharing care through volunteering

Volunteering is not an uncommon undertaking in the Chinese-Filipino community. Volunteer fire brigades and charitable organizations are almost always the first to respond to emergency calls and offer sustainable help in disaster situations. One such organization is Care Caravan (華福關懷列車), a social outreach organization of Chinese Christians that targets marginalized groups in Philippine society. In …

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On James Yap KFR: Statement from Movement for Restoration of Peace and Order

The Movement for Restoration of Peace and Order on January 12 issued a statement, signed by its chairperson Ka Kuena Chua and founding chair Teresita Ang See, regarding the December 2020 kidnapping of James Yap. Yap, 21, was safely released on Jan. 6. He was kidnapped on Dec. 31 in New Manila and was released …

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Oishi, Kaisa distribute PPE to hospitals nationwide

After several weeks of delays, the much-awaited second shipment of personal protective equipment (PPEs) from Liwayway Marketing Corporation in Shanghai arrived on April 30 and was released to Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran on May 9. Kaisa extends its gratitude to Amb. Carlos Chan and Larry Chan of Liwayway Marketing Corporation (Oishi) Shanghai, who went to …

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Kaisa salutes frontliners on Labor Day

Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran paid tribute to the frontliners – medical workers and hospital staff, policemen, volunteers – who are in the thick of battle against coronavirus (COVID-19) on Labor Day (May 1). In its Facebook page, Kaisa, a socio-civic, socio-cultural and socio-development nongovernment organization composed of young Tsinoys, said, “We dedicate and commemorate today’s …

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Liwayway Group donates P35M worth of medical supplies to Tsinoy NGO to combat Covid-19

The Liwayway Group, the firm behind the Oishi brand, is helping the Philippines in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic by donating P35 million worth of medical supplies to Tsinoy non-government organization Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (Kaisa).Since March, Kaisa has been delivering much-needed medical supplies to hospitals across the Philippines through its Kaisa Kontra …

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