Aside from romantic love, a great Valentine story can also come in the form of loving yourself — by taking care of your health and getting to know the second deadliest disease not only in the Philippines but also in the world: stroke.
The year 2020 was supposed to be a period of sustained recovery for the island of Boracay. After a painful but necessary shutdown in 2018 to restore its pristine beauty, many locals and businesses in the island looked forward to a more robust tourism. Sadly, even with its gradual reopening, life was never the same for many – some of whom had to suffer from loss of livelihood due to necessary restrictions. When 2020 came, the odds grew worse against their favor.
An aspiring 16-year-old football player looks back at 2020, sharing his passion and heartbreak for the sport he loves, as well as his positive outlook on what Philippine football does – and can still do – for the Filipino youth.
Now more than ever, the importance of home design surfaces as we collectively isolate and shelter in place to deal with a global pandemic. For Jar and Kay Concengco, it was a blessing that when they painstakingly worked on and built their dream home, it turned out to be a perfect sanctuary for the interesting times we now live in.
Vins & Yosh of award-winning travel blog The Poor Traveler share their learnings and response to the global pandemic.
That just about sums up what has been happening to Philippine media since this pandemic happened. Philippine Daily Inquirer editor Pam Pastor, journalist and author Lala Rimando and GMA Network’s Alwyn Alburo shared how the pandemic has been affecting journalism, and how it can be attenuated, during the first ever webversation entitled “Executive Series: The New Media Landscape” hosted by PR firm, WSP Inc.
Nestled within the remote barangay of Caganayan in Tineg, Abra is a breathtaking natural wonder known as Kaparkan Falls. Located about 45 kilometers from the capital town of Bangued, the 524-meter long, 175-meter high multi-tiered waterfall features an infinity of pools and terraces, with the water cascading from top to bottom.
The Philippines is not immune to the looming global recession due to the massive lockdowns, work stoppages, and decline in economic activities that the virulent coronavirus is forcing upon governments.
Amid the urgent focus on COVID-19, the medical industry has also raised the critical link between diabetes and heart disease as an important issue in saving lives.
“We don’t want to see photoshopped pictures, or care about celebrity endorsements. We want to see our opinions valued and have a platform for our voices to be heard.”