- 1st Filipina journalist to be awarded the United Nations Correspondent Association (UNCA) Awards for excellence in reporting on humanitarian and development affairs sponsored by the UN Foundation (2008)
"Hunger is the most crucial manifestation of poverty. In many parts of the world, the soaring prices of food, fuel and other basic goods have triggered social unrest and a growing sense of urgency."
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Baguio girl wins UN gold medal
Poverty and Food Crisis: from the Philippines to Haiti