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Generika Drugstore celebrates 18 years of commitment to health of Filipino families
/ from September 26, 2021
GENERIKA Drugstore was founded on a compelling need to make medicines more affordable to Filipino families. Its founders Teodoro Ferrer and Julien Belo saw a common struggle among many Filipinos to keep up with the rising cost of medicines, and set out on a mission to address this need by ...
Filipino artists shine anew at ‘2021 Metrobank Art and Design Excellence’
/ from September 20, 2021
THE Metrobank Foundation Inc. (MBFI) recognized this year’s Metrobank Art and Design Excellence (Made) awardees through a virtual Awarding Ceremony and Exhibit Opening held on Sept.16, 2021. MBFI president Aniceto Sobrepeña, together with MBFI officers, led the awarding ceremonies. Fourth District of Pangasinan Representative and House Committee on Creative Industry ...
JobStreet, CSC to offer over 24K government jobs in 5-day virtual fair
/ from September 19, 2021
JOBSEEKERS can land a job from the comforts of their own homes at Jobstreet’s upcoming Virtual Career Fair, happening on Sept. 20 to 24, with over 24,000 government job vacancies nationwide.Bringing jobseekers and hiring government agencies together, the initiative is led by leading online job portal JobStreet and the Civil ...
A black bamboo tunnel in Tuburan, soon
Michelle P. So
/ from September 18, 2021
CEBU’S western town of Tuburan is so big that one can walk in its mountains and chance upon people fewer than 10.I say walk because that is what we did on a rainy afternoon of Sept. 1, 2021—four local journalists who missed the pickup truck that would have taken us ...
Cebu City’s few remaining tartanilla drivers fight for survival amid pandemic
Kenneth Lustre, Wenilyn Sabalo, Mark Roland Ramos
/ from September 11, 2021
JULIETA Gempisao, a 56-year-old kutsero, stands out among a few mostly male drivers of horse-drawn carriages or tartanillas that have remained on the streets of Cebu City.The old mode of transportation that seats up to four people harks back to the colonization of the country by Spain. She took over ...
Explore the world of Cloud Song: Saga of Skywalkers
/ from September 10, 2021
Cloud Song: Saga of Skywalkers, the new multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) from leading gaming company VNG Corporation, has officially launched in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines.Cloud Song, the official version of Guardians of Cloudia in Southeast Asia, will give you a glimpse of a beautiful world ...
Having 2-week cough, fever, night sweats? Get checked for TB
/ from September 04, 2021
AS programs for Tuberculosis (TB), the leading infectious disease killer worldwide according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, took a back seat amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the anxiety of being feared by other people for simply coughing or sneezing in public has become evident.Dr. Sharon Azenith Laurel, regional ...
The strategy of fighting the drug war
Kevin A. Lagunda
/ from September 01, 2021
SUN Tzu, the general in ancient China at a time when kingdoms were always at war, came up with tactics on how to defeat the enemies; this set of battlefield philosophies is known in the modern world as “Art of War.”“The supreme art of war,” says Sun Tzu, “is to ...
Watsons Sustainability Program inspires millions of individuals to ‘Do good together for the planet’
/ from August 31, 2021
WASTE is a growing problem globally and the floods and the forest fires around the world are enough proof that the environment is suffering due to endless human consumption.Realizing this, the A.S. Watson Group and its 13 retail and manufacturing brands have launched its “Social Purpose and Sustainability Vision 2030,” ...
When will the Covid-19 pandemic end?
Cherry Ann T. Lim
/ from August 28, 2021
NEARLY 20 months since Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease (Covid-19), was first reported in China on Dec. 31, 2019, there still seems to be no end in sight to the pandemic it has caused and the restrictions imposed to curb its spread.Over 214 million people worldwide have been ...