Lovers, frontliners

By DOM GALEON Since the start of the Covid-19 outbreak, healthcare workers have been put on the spotlight. They have been called frontliners, because they are at the forefront of the fight against the dreaded disease. But many healthcare workers—doctors, nurses, hospital staff—have been making an appeal to the public: We are not the frontliners, […]

I am Positive

By Jacqueline S. Perez As told to Angel Llamanzares Martinez I was quite hesitant to write about my condition. I feared for myself and my family. The stigma and discrimination were what I feared the most. Then I realized it’s not about me. It’s to raise awareness that the virus chooses no one. Gavin Skewes, […]

Meatless Recipes From Hollywood Celebs

By Shennah Romanillos Holy Week is here, and plenty of us are seeking delicious, meatless recipes to consume. Here, we compiled some for you, made and recommended by celebrities. Hell’s Kitchen’s Gordon Ramsay is currently spending the lockdown in Cornwall with his wife Tana and their five children. In an interview with Capital FM‘s Roman […]

Is The Food You’re Ordering Safe?

  While we’re all quarantined, many of us order food from restaurants and fast food joints. But how safe is the food that’s being delivered to you? How do you know if the person who’s preparing your food—sometimes there are many in an assembly line—and the person who’s delivering it, are healthy and non-infected? Is […]

Duty Over Crown: Miss England 2019 returns to work as a doctor to help fight the pandemic

By JOHN LEGASPI Crowned Miss England 2019 last year, Bhasha Mukherjee now returns home to the United Kingdom to help out as a doctor after several months of global humanitarian work. Bhasha Mukherjee The 24-year-old beauty holds two medical degrees she obtained from Nottingham University. She was the first British Asian to win Miss England, […]

A special Lenten online exhibit

Grupo Sining Angono, in collaboration with Artists of Angono and 3/7 Poetry, is proud to announce its online exhibit titled “Kristo Angono MMXX.” This exhibition was inspired from the annual “Kristo” project that was mounted by Bulacan and other Manila-based artists, initiated by Salvador Ching and has become a Lenten tradition among art groups in […]

How to stay fashionably creative at home

By REY ROBES ILAGAN With most parts of the world on lockdown, everyone seems to be online either tracking the spread of the pandemic, working from home, or dancing to TikTok challenges. In fashion, people are participating in the #HomeCouture trend, wherein you recreate couture runway looks using only at-home items and pieces. So far, […]

The Myth of the Single-Use Plastic Bag

By KERRY TINGA According to the son of Sten Gustaf Thulin, the Swedish engineer and inventor who created the commonplace plastic bag, they were meant to be environmentally friendly and save the planet. Today, they are found in our landfills, in our waters, and are among the greatest causes of pollution in our world because […]

10 factors to consider when setting up a Covid-19 quarantine hospital

By Angela Casco As authorities fast-track their retrofitting efforts to convert public buildings such as the Rizal Memorial Coliseum, World Trade Center, and the Philippine International Convention Center into Covid-19 facilities, there’s curiosity in how the Department of Public Works and Highway and its partners are making sure that the structures not built for medical […]

Covid-19 Survivor finds the ‘antidote’

By JESSICA PAG-IWAYAN It’s been months since the deadly coronavirus started infecting people, resulting in the deaths of thousands across the globe. Aside from it being deadly, another alarming thing about this virus is that, to this day, scientists have yet to find the cure or a vaccine. But for Filipino Covid-19 survivor Carla Villanueva […]


By JESSICA PAG-IWAYAN This Covid-19 pandemic has been bringing out one of the most exemplary features of Filipino culture—bayanihan, the community effort to help one another in times of need. Gerandy Danao, mayor of the town of Narra in Palawan, shared with Manila Bulletin Lifestyle how his townspeople are working together to survive this difficult time. According […]