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Noemi Lardizabal-Dado

Challenges parents face in education’s new normal

My five-year-old nephew is so excited to see his classmates when school opens in less than three weeks, it doesn’t matter if he socializes...

Defining a policy framework to respond to infodemics

As early as February this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) dubbed the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as a massive infodemic. The plethora of...

Understanding why some influencers are silent on politics

I choose sides. I am not neutral. I am biased toward the truth, justice and freedom. But not everyone is vocal. Being quiet or...

Public’s right to know in the fight vs Covid-19

If not for the huge validation backlog, the Philippines would soon be on its way to having the ­­­­most number of confirmed cases of...

Join the RightsCon online conversation on July 27-31

RightsCon, the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age, is hosting its ninth edition online for free from July 27 to...

Pause. #TakeCareBeforeYouShare

On World Social Media Day on June 30, the United Nations expressed its hope to reach billions of social media users with this new...

VR combined with music improves exercise retention, study shows

I wouldn’t have been a member of Fitness First for the last 15 years if not for my daughter who insisted on attending yoga...

Learning opportunities for Filipinas to transition to digital

Losing a job or getting a salary cut is stressful as revealed in the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey conducted from May 4 to...

How to protect and secure your identity on Facebook

The recent surge in “Facebook clones” or dummy accounts or fake Facebook profile pages caused alarm among many netizens, including my friends and family...

Being open to reskilling and upskilling opportunities

Continuous learning is important, whether one is getting by with their new normal for work-life balance, reskilling for the next job, or complementing existing...

House to scrutinize PhilHealth P14B advanced payments

THE House of Representatives' Committee on Public Accounts will scrutinize at least P14 billion in advanced payments by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth)...

FEU law dean sounds alarm on Anti Terror Law

SEVERAL provisions of the Anti-Terror Law are “unclear,” allowing authorities to arrest anyone suspected of being a terrorist, a law expert said. Melencio ‘Mel’ Sta....

DepEd resets school opening to Oct 5

THE Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday announced that the opening of classes will be moved to October 5 from August 24 due to...

Manila buys P13M of Covid trial drug Remdesivir

MANILA Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso ordered the purchase of P13 million worth of an experimental drug for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in...

Ospital ng Tondo to close for 10 days after health workers get virus

THE Ospital ng Tondo, a government-run hospital in Manila, will close its doors for 10 days after 32 of its healthcare workers were infected...