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Thousands of Filipino artisans and handcrafters have lost their jobs because of the pandemic. One of the hardest hit is the fashion-accessory industry, where the sale of one bag can mean being able to buy a sack of rice to feed an artisan’s family. This was exactly the situation facing …

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Color me pretty

MANILA, Philippines — Fashion that’s out of the box. That’s what Colorbox promises in its latest collection, carrying four concepts at once: Fashion Jeans, Fashion City, Country Fashion and Best Buy Tees. With designs that are more trendy, edgy, and fashionable, the Fashion Jeans collection is not your usual Sunday …

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COVID-19 can manifest as a headache

Did you know that COVID-19 can manifest as a headache? However, it is only present in 14 percent of COVID-19 patients. “And most often, patients show the other most common symptoms like fever and dry cough,” clarified Dr. Corina A. Macalintal, consultant neurologist at Asian Hospital and Medical Center, during …

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The screen cracks open

A review of Virgin Labfest 2020 While watching the plays of Virgin Labfest (VLF) this year, it’s amusing to consider how actors performing in isolation are made to relate to the screen as a mirror, as a spectator, and perhaps more interestingly as another character. There are the men at …

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