Life & Times

Building confidence in children

June 28, 2016 9:06 pm

One of your most important and enjoyable jobs as a parent is to build confidence in your children. Facing the world as a child can be frightening at times. As children grow into adulthood the challenges thrown across their paths … Read more »

After school activities for kids to enjoy

June 28, 2016 9:06 pm

Do the kids enter the house like a storm after school? Do they turn on the TV because they don’t know what else to do? Kids bring an enthusiasm for life that’s exciting to watch, but it’s also exciting to … Read more »

Help your child love learning from the start

June 28, 2016 9:03 pm

As many families have discovered, the time before a child begins kindergarten is critical to his or her development and success, both in school and later in life. In fact, up to 90 percent of brain development happens before children … Read more »

All about sharks

June 28, 2016 9:02 pm

The annual “Shark Week” on cable network Discovery Channel is back with a week-long line up of exciting shows. The special series, which premiered on June 27 started off with Isle of Jaws, which followed Emmy award-winning cinematographer, Andy Casagrande … Read more »

How Bing Loyzaga’s lifestyle change helped her regain confidence

June 27, 2016 9:27 pm

She has been despised by many for her ruthless roles on television and the movies, but in real life, Bing Loyzaga is just as vulnerable as the protagonists her onscreen characters have trampled on. Besides being emotional, one of the … Read more »

A. S. Watson Group celebrates 175

June 27, 2016 9:26 pm

A HUNDRED and seventy five years ago, when Hong Kong comprised only of fishing villages, a small local dispensary named after Dr. Alexander Skirving Watson opened its doors as one of the very first pharmacies on the island. From the … Read more »

Study: Heart patients fail to comply with medication

June 27, 2016 9:26 pm

For patients with cardiovascular disorders, adherence to medication goes a long way in ensuring that their health is in its tiptop condition. However, 60 percent of these patients are not complying with the medication as prescribed by their doctors, according … Read more »

Groups lobby for a new department

June 25, 2016 8:09 pm

FISHERFOLK and marine conservation groups have urged incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to create a separate Department of Oceans and Fisheries (DOF) to improve the lot of the fishing communities nationwide, to protect the health of the marine ecosystems, and to … Read more »

These animals, fishes are more than dads

June 25, 2016 8:08 pm

WHILE most countries dedicate a day for the dads, the fathers, the papas, and whichever term of endearment they call their main male figures; it looks like fatherhood is not just for humans but for the rulers of the Philippine … Read more »

‘Save Coral Triangle – Stop Ocean Pollution’

June 25, 2016 8:07 pm

AS we celebrate Ocean’s Month, we would like to highlight one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems, home to tens of thousands of marine species, the coral reefs. Coral Triangle Day was also recently celebrated last June 9, 2016, by … Read more »