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Maskne: How to avoid acne, breakouts when wearing face masks

By Michaela Tangan Features Writer, The Philippine STAR Thanks, or no thanks to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, protective face masks are now part of...

COVID-19 and our plastic use

By Aliyya Sawadjaan Features Writer, The Philippine STAR Today, plastics play a key role in the response against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The material turned...

A conversation about performing arts during COVID-19

By Hannah Mallorca Features Writer, The Philippine STAR The online streaming of Ang Huling El Bimbo: The Musical last May 8 and 9 became a trending topic in...

Mounting an effective COVID-19 response

By Argie C. Aguja Senior Features Writer, The Philippine STAR Wealthier Western countries with vast resources are struggling to contain the coronavirus. In contrast, smaller Southeast...

World-class virtual learning for students

Security Bank partners with 88tuition and Edukasyon.ph to provide quality e-learning programs On the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, classrooms were among many areas where...

Paving the path towards recovery and resiliency

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza Special Features Writer, BusinessWorld MBC forum focuses on recovering post-COVID and resiliency against future disasters The country's fight against the coronavirus disease...

Meralco sets health protocols for employees in the face of the...

The Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) today committed to keep the lights on (#KeepTheLightsOn) for its over 6.9 million customers amid the coronavirus-19 pandemic. In a...

RT-PCR vs Rapid Test: Comparing two test methods

By Argie C. Aguja Senior Features Writer, The Philippine STAR Not all test kits to detect COVID19 are alike and each has its own advantages and...

Facing COVID-19-induced mental health problem

By Michaela Tangan Features Writer, The Philippine STAR For somebody with anxiety and depression, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic feels like being stuck in a...

Keeping our children safe online during the COVID-19 crisis

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to keep families at home, parents and children get to spend more time with each other. This...

Baguio’s battle against COVID-19

By Michaela Tangan Features Writer, The Philippine STAR  A lot is yet to be cleared and understood about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). What remains evident...

Business priorities to consider when recovering from the COVID-19 crisis

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is a world-changing event. For many business executives, the toughest leadership test is how to deal with the...

Globe starts weekly rapid antibody testing of frontline employees

As the government eases up community quarantine restrictions, Globe Telecom has started the weekly rapid antibody testing of all its frontliners to ensure that...

Post-ECQ consumer sentiment says with or without COVID, strong brands will...

By Karen V. De Asis Chief Brand Strategist, MKS Marketing Consulting Social media and viber groups are awash with business scenarios triggered by paranoia and propagated...

Regional UN forum concludes with call for multi stakeholder partnerships to...

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – The 7th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) concluded on May 20 with a resounding call for countries to revive international cooperation and...

Gearing up frontline and back-end heroes in the new normal

Technology has proven to be invaluable during the pandemic, allowing businesses to continue operations in spite of rigid quarantine measures through remote work. Those...

Supreme Court of the Philippines unveils virtual courtrooms during COVID-19 community...

Amidst the quarantine impositions by the Philippine Government, the Supreme Court (SC) has partnered with Microsoft to improve the efficiency and productivity of the...

Innovation’s potential in crisis: COVID-19 lessons from Israel

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza Special Features Writer, BusinessWorld Israeli diplomats share insights from their ‘startup’ nation’s COVID-19 response The global fight against the coronavirus disease 2019...

TIMELINE: What happened since the Philippines was locked down

By Hannah Mallorca Features Writer, The Philippine STAR Since the first reported case on January 30, the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the...

Avoiding a second wave

By Argie C. Aguja Senior Features Writer, The Philippine STAR As most parts of the Philippines emerge from harsh lockdowns, other Asian neighbors are feeling the...

BUSINESSWORLD INSIGHTS: Philippine stock market amid COVID-19 crisis

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza Special Features Writer, BusinessWorld At the beginning of the year, many were looking forward to a very productive stock market.The coronavirus...

The view of young professionals on the COVID-19 landscape

Sharing ways to cope and post-pandemic expectations For the millennial generation, this coronavirus pandemic would be considered the first crisis they have encountered as part...

Modified ECQ until May 31 for NCR, Laguna, Cebu City –...

By Argie C. Aguja Senior Features Writer, The Philippine STAR A “modified” enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) will be enforced over the entire National Capital Region (NCR),...

COVID-19 pandemic may give Asia-Pacific’s oceans a chance to recover, highlights...

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – The well-being of oceans in the Asia-Pacific region are edging closer to a tipping point due to the unprecedented pace of marine...

Globe employees volunteer as customer service reps during crisis

In a pandemic, how can a company continuously serve its millions of customers with the closure of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies and other...

Positioning the real estate industry for a post-pandemic world

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran Special Features Assistant Editor, BusinessWorld The coronavirus pandemic has all but stopped the property industry in its tracks. For the past...

LRMC ramps up safety measures for operations restart

New guidelines for LRT-1 passengers Preparations are in full swing as the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) anticipates the resumption of the LRT-1 operations. This...

Learn from home

By MICHAELA TANGAN Where to take free online classes during the COVID-19 lockdown We each have unique ways of coping up with the current global health...

BUSINESSWORLD INSIGHTS: The ‘new normal’ businesses should brace for

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza Special Features Writer, BusinessWorld A 'new normal' is anticipated to take place once the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis ends and...

Career insights during lockdown

By Hannah Mallorca Features Writer, The Philippine STAR Experts weigh in on how employees can better tackle important career decisions in the face of uncertainties brought...

AMTI: The ICT company that remained steadfast amid the health crisis

The enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) implemented because of the coronavirus pandemic has put a lot of pressure on businesses nationwide. Like many other leaders...

Expanded testing: Cornering the coronavirus, one test at a time

By Argie C. Aguja Senior Features Writer, The Philippine STAR Priority testing for COVID-19 covers symptomatic individuals, pregnant women, the elderly, the immuno-compromised and medical workers...

‘SAFE SIX’ GUIDE FOR THE ‘NEW NORMAL’ IN OFFICES

Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield crafted a “Safe Six” guide that real estate owners should follow in preparation for the “new...

Employees, companies welcome WFH setup as ‘new norm’ evolves

With the government extending the enhanced community quarantine to May 15 in select regions, provinces, and cities, including Metro Manila to mitigate the spread...

Singaporean AI predicts ‘end’ of pandemic

By Argie C. Aguja Senior Features Writer, The Philippine STAR A prediction paper released by a Singaporean university projects how long until COVID-19 reaches the last expected case in a...

Private and working life blurring into one due to COVID-19 –...

As social distancing measures become common and workers adjust to their new professional environments, even from their own living rooms, there is potential for...

Dell EMC VxRail: Integrating the Future of Work Today

Dell EMC VxRail aims to become the standard in hyper-converged infrastructure The coronavirus pandemic has stunned the business community across the globe, forcing organizations to...

Improve your Remote Work Experience with Dell Unified Workspace

Dell Technologies understands that ensuring business continuity is the top priority for organizations today. During these uncertain times, IT professionals face the challenge of...

Ramadan 2020: Practicing Muslim faith in the time of COVID-19

By Michaela Tangan Features Writer, The Philippine STAR Muslims are now in the midst of month-long fasting, prayer and reflection. Ramadan, one of the holiest periods in...

Filipino startups step up, harness the power of tech to help...

The impact of COVID-19 left many businesses navigating the digital space. Some are caught off guard while others utilize their expertise in technology. Take...

How to help your child cope with the COVID-19 crisis

By Hannah Mallorca Features Writer, The Philippine STAR As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, social structures, such as the family and educational institutions, are...

COVID-19 disrupts TV viewing—study

More TV viewers during quarantine as networks shift to ‘thoughtful programming’ Television has gained an additional 3.8 million viewers upon the onset of the coronavirus...

COVID-19 CASES IN ASEAN AS OF MAY 3

As of May 3, there are 48,116 confirmed COVID-19 cases in ASEAN, with 11,802 recoveries, and 1,619 deaths. Singapore has the highest number of...

BUSINESSWORLD INSIGHTS: Philippine economy during and after COVID-19

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza Special Features Writer, BusinessWorld The deep impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic to the economy has been widely observed...

CEED: Environment should not be compromised in a ‘new normal’

Going back to a new normal necessitates a radical shift to sustainable practices and resources that no longer degrades the environment, according to a...