GENEVA — An estimated 325 million people are living with hepatitis B or C and few are aware of their condition, with death tolls from the viruses rising, the UN said last week. Continue reading “Cases of hepatitis B and C hit 325 million: WHO”
LOS ANGELES — Decades after the release of The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood’s dystopian sci-fi fable and foundational feminist text arrives on television — with critics noting its enduring resonance in Donald Trump’s America.
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Before the long Holy Week holiday of descended on us, I sadistically instructed the 49 students in my advertising class at the Ateneo to go around the metropolis and photograph what billboards truly stood out as the most striking and appealing to each of them. At the very beginning of the semester, they had been grouped into six workshop teams named after advertising agencies, and had been competing with one another and pitching for ad jobs “here and there and everywhere.”
By Noel Vera
Richard Abelardo’s Mutya ng Pasig (Pearl of the Pasig, 1950) at first glance plays like a musical version of Wuthering Heights (Doña Sisang’s LVN Pictures was known for its many musicals): the star-crossed lovers separated (this time due to a false accusation and a prison term); the woman marrying another; the death in mid-narrative; the man haunted by ghosts of memories past.
DIABETES is one of the most common illnesses in the Philippines yet many people do not know that they have it. Continue reading “What you need to know about diabetes”