Four Lessons Filipinos Can Learn from 10 Dreadful Typhoons

Of the many countries in the world, Philippines is the most exposed to typhoons. This is because of its location in the Pacific region, where many tropical cyclones develop and move westward towards the Pearl of the Orient. While Filipinos have a mindset to experience up to 20 typhoons each year, it always comes as…

Typhoon Season Essential: Keeping Survival Kit at Home

It’s typhoon season in the Philippines once again and it’s time to take extra precaution and be prepared every single second. Knowing what’s happening in your surrounding really matters. Are you safe enough at home when a typhoon lashes in your area? What if torrential rains and massive flooding hit and force you and your…

How Can You Benefit from DOST’s Project NOAH?

During his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) in 2012, President Benigno Simeon Aquino III made a special mention of Project NOAH. He said, this initiative would save families during disastrous events. Three years had passed since the launching of this groundbreaking project, but many Filipinos are still unaware of it. Well, it’s rainy…

Eight Important Things to Bring When You Travel

Taking trips far from home restricts you to bring a lot of stuff. You can only carry few things, or else, pull a heavy load. If you have to travel out of the country, cut your pack. Here are the essential things to bring: 1. Passport. When travelling abroad, don’t forget your passport. It is…

Top 10 Indoor Activities to Do in Manila This Rainy Season

Enjoy the rainy season without getting wet! Kill the boredom and try these ten indoor activities. Explore Manila and have fun with your family and friends even when it’s raining. Indoor Wall Climbing Do you want to stretch your muscles without getting wet? If you’re just around the metro, try indoor wall climbing at Power-up….

Perfect Comfort Food? What Pinoys Eat during Rainy Season

What does rainy season mean to Filipinos? Without a doubt, many would agree that this is the period of numerous work and class suspensions. Hence, this season brings family members closer as they have time to bond together indoors. What are local households up to during heavy downpour? Well, some prefer to lie down all-day…

Top 10 Overweight and Obesity-Related Health Problems

Besides having an apple-shaped body, being overweight or obese can also cause serious health problems. Due to this fact, the National Nutrition Council (NCC) decided to focus this year’s nutrition month theme on the growing problem of obesity in the Philippines. To help them raise awareness, here are the top 10 obesity-related diseases that you…

Rainy Season Warning: Four Common Diseases to Avoid

We’re on the third quarter of the year and for Filipinos it signals the onset of rainy season. Apart from ongoing schooling and a few school openings, this period of the year also reminds us to take care of our health. While people may get sick at any time of the year, transmission and acquisition…

6 Tips on How to Be More Productive during the Rainy Season

Besides colds and flu, rainy weather also brings in the “lazy syndrome”. Most of us tend to stay under the sheets and enjoy the “bed weather” rather than go to school or work. No wonder late and absences are high during this season. So to help you fight laziness and be more productive, here are…

What to Do Before, During, and After an Earthquake at Work

Knowing the do’s and don’ts can help you survive when the Big One strikes. Use these survival tips to prepare yourself for an earthquake at work. Before the Earthquake You must know how to act and be prepared so your response is automatic. Identify the safest places in your work area to drop, cover, and…

Dubai Getaway: Seven Places to Explore

Dubai brags few of the world’s best: architecture, modern amenities, amazing scenes, shopping centers, and inexpensive oil. But this progressive emirate country does not get much of its wealth from oil. It came from tourism. Discover why tourists layover in Dubai. Here are the country’s hot spots that you will love to explore: 1) Burj…

8 Must Have Items to Survive This Rainy Season with Style

The rainy season has officially started! The tanning sun and sweat-inducing weather is now over and with unpredictable downpours every now and then, it pays to be ready. Whether you’re at work or in school, having these 8 items will not only prevent you from getting sick, it will also keep you clean, dry, and…