One of the residents of the Taguig settlement being evicted
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Manila shanty town demolished for commercial development

20 September 2012 Last updated at 15:30 BST

Hundreds of families in eastern Manila have been left homeless after their shanty town was demolished to make way for a commercial development.

Authorities had offered them alternative housing, but many refused as they said the homes on offer were in a landslide prone area.

Tom Santorelli reports.