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Sparking hope, boosting health care amid the pandemic

By Argie C. Aguja The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic is not only a public health crisis; it has also severely affected the economy...

Innovation: The next big steps for businesses

2nd leg of BusinessWorld Insights SparkUp Entrep Series highlights value of innovation as economy moves forward The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has pushed the...

MPIC and subsidiaries unite to help Filipinos fight COVID-19

Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) and its subsidiaries continue to support vulnerable Filipinos during the COVID-19 pandemic. On the first week of June, the...

LIXIL launches novel handwashing station SATO Tap

LIXIL committing US$1m to support accelerated rollout to fight COVID-19 Washing your hands thoroughly with soap reduces the spread of disease and can help prevent...

Stories from the frontlines

Lopez Group supports PGH in the fight against COVID-19 This is one of the many stories from the frontlines of our battle against COVID-19. It...

BUSINESSWORLD INSIGHTS: Appreciating workers and MSMEs in the new normal

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza, Special Features Writer The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has largely hit both businesses and their employees. The latest data...

How online selling is thriving in the new normal

By Hannah Mallorca, Features Writer, The Philippine STAR The growth of many e-commerce platforms is the effect of transition from traditional shopping channels to online...

Seeking for a job during the pandemic

By Hannah Mallorca Features Writer, The Philippine STAR As we face an uncertain future, here are ways to stay at the top of your career game...

A conversation on women in the workplace

By Hannah Mallorca Features Writer, The Philippine STAR At present, women are rising to top positions in their respective industries. However, a 2019 survey conducted by...

Millennials, Gen Zs help amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Aliyya Sawadjaan Features Writer, The Philippine STAR For two months, many parts of the country including the National Capital Region were under lockdown or enhanced...

Mindanao introduces eco-friendly abaca face mask

By Michaela Tangan Features Writer, The Philippine STAR The world has boosted its creativity in finding alternative materials for making face masks. Online, we can easily find...

BUSINESSWORLD INSIGHTS: The need for resilient, more comprehensive systems

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza Special Features Writer, BusinessWorld The healthcare and welfare sectors have been on the frontlines in tackling coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) itself...

Thousands in Masbate get food relief packs from mining firm

Thousands of homes, specifically 21,329 families, in Masbate province and in Aroroy town, have received relief packs from the  Phil. Gold Refining & Processing...

BUSINESSWORLD INSIGHTS: Recovery despite post-COVID uncertainties

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza Special Features Writer Charting the path to recovery from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis involves planning ahead for underlying uncertainties...

COVID-19 and sexual and reproductive health 

By AliyyaSawadjaan Features Writer, The Philippine STAR The pandemic brought by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) created major challenges to hospitals around the world, including the...

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...