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A look around one of Manila's decades-old slums

Paul Mason visits one of the decades-old slums which line the banks of the San Miguel canal in the Philippine capital Manila, which is home to some 1,200 families.

Watch Paul's film from Manila in full on Newsnight on Tuesday 16 August 2011 at 2230 on BBC Two, and then afterwards on the BBC iPlayer and Newsnight website, and listen to Paul's radio programme ' Slums 101 ' at 2000 BST on BBC Radio Four then afterwards on the BBC iPlayer.

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