Not every cough is COVID
by Lai S. Reyes - March 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Before this pandemic, there were more than 100 infectious diseases that might have explained that cough. Right now, there seems to be only one disease COVID-19. Has whooping cough disappeared from the planet? How...
VCO might be the (COVID) cure we’re looking for
by Lai S. Reyes - February 2, 2021 - 12:00am
As the mass COVID-19 vaccination in the country seems “so near and yet so far,” boosting one’s immune system and adhering to safety protocols have become a tall order, especially now that the more...
A fun way to teach kids how to be money smart
by Lai S. Reyes - November 10, 2020 - 12:00am
‘It’s important to teach our kids to be grateful for everything they have,’ says Dr. Mary Joy Abaquin. ‘When they focus on the things that their friends and classmates have, that’s when...
The pros and cons of distance learning
by Lai S. Reyes - September 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Please raise your hand if you can answer yes to this question: If a nine-year-old comes up to you with a math problem, would you be able to help him solve it?”
Celebrity couples share the excitement & anxieties of being first-time parents
by Lai S. Reyes - September 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Being first-time parents can be exciting, yet scary at the same time. There are days when you’re so happy, and feel like crap in an instant.
Is a COVID-19 vaccine the ultimate answer to this pandemic?
by Lai S. Reyes - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
‘Having a safe and effective vaccine is only part of the solution,’ says Dorthe Mikkelsen. ‘Acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine is paramount, and this hinges largely upon trust in vaccines and the...
A taste of satay, ambuyat, trey amok, ayam masak merah, mohinga, larp, hokkien mee, tom yum, goi cuon & adobo
by Lai S. Reyes - September 10, 2020 - 12:00am
The ASEAN Ladies Foundation members share their national dishes via Zoom.
Why the battle against cervical cancer must go on amid COVID-19
by Lai S. Reyes - September 8, 2020 - 12:00am
‘Deferring essential screening and preemptive health actions in the time of the pandemic may lead to an increase in the incidence of morbidity and mortality among women by an otherwise preventable and treatable...
The highs and lows of online food sellers
by Lai S. Reyes - September 3, 2020 - 12:00am
‘I also utilize Facebook and Instagram to market my products and source ingredients. I’m also on TikTok, where I share my recipes, offer insights to aspiring chefs and just have fun from time to time...
Why it’s best to choose organic
by Lai S. Reyes - September 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Staying fit and healthy has become a tall order for everyone, especially in the time of pandemic.
Let food be your medicine
by Lai S. Reyes - August 25, 2020 - 12:00am
There’s this adage that goes: “Every time you’re eating a meal, you’re either feeding a disease or fighting it.”
Hokkien Mee and Claypot Rice in your home? The Singapore Food Festival goes virtual
by Lai S. Reyes - August 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Even if the curve has already flattened in Singapore, international travel is still not allowed.
How about working from your own hotel office?
by Lai S. Reyes - August 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Robinsons Hotels and Resorts are converting some of their hotel rooms into private offices and now offer long-stay services.
Why immunization programs must continue amid the pandemic
by Lai S. Reyes - August 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Health experts say this over and over again: “Vaccination saves lives.”
Happy finds for the home
by Lai S. Reyes - July 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Restaurateur Happy Ongpauco-Tiu’s My Happy Homeph, an online shop that offers curated sets of dinnerware and serveware, was born out of the pandemic. ‘My end goal is to provide jobs and support my loyal...
Rustan’s offers a safe environment that feels like home
by Lai S. Reyes - July 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Have you visited Rustan’s lately?
This mom is mad about (Mud) cakes
by Lai S. Reyes - July 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Every child has a special sweet tooth for cakes. But not everyone has the luxury to get a slice whenever he/she pleases.
COVID-19 can manifest as a headache
by Lai S. Reyes - July 7, 2020 - 12:00am
TV host and model Bianca Gonzalez, who was diagnosed with migraine when she was three years old, shared that bright lights and loud sounds are triggers for her. ‘My worst migraine attacks lasted for three...
High-touch points to watch out for in the mall to avoid COVID-19 spread
by Lai S. Reyes - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
One hundred days since the government imposed quarantine measures, we’re still watching in alarm as fresh, new cases of COVID-19 pop up.
How to manage financial and mental stress
by Lai Reyes - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
‘Mental health must be part of the response against COVID-19 as depression, anxiety and other mental health issues are likely to occur parallel to the pandemic.’
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | ... | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19
Are you sure you want to log out?

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

or sign in with