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Reinvention Amid the Pandemic 

March 16, 2020, I was leaving work to go home. As I was riding the company shuttle, I couldn’t help but think about all the crazy things (good and bad) that had occurred during the year: the Australia fires, Taal Volcano eruption, Parasite winning Best Picture at the Oscars, Harvey Weinstein being sentenced to 23 years in prison, Gianna and Kobe’s death.

Challenges of Online Learning vs Traditional Learning for Students 

Educational institutions worldwide need to adapt to the barriers brought by the pandemic by transitioning to online platforms as an alternative place for learning. Some claim online learning is an indispensable alternative to making up for the lost presence in physical classrooms, while others struggle as they adjust to the digital environment

Away from home: Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) amidst the COVID-19 pandemic 

There are numerous reasons why a Filipino would choose to go to another country for work. The need for more job opportunities, stable income, and a promise for a better life and future are among these.

Through shifts and adjustments: Tips on working better in the new normal 

Change requires effort — a significant view deemed necessary in our current situation of a global health crisis; one that also speaks volumes about what we are constantly managing after the drastic effects brought by COVID-19 virus.

Juan’s Business Dilemma during Covid-19 

business, Juan can provide them a source of livelihood. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine government started imposing lockdowns in affected areas, major cities, and provinces – including Juan’s town.

Of lockdown blues, silver linings, and sunset skies 

I am half-asleep and I hear this loud but muffled ringing sound. “Ring, ring, ring.” As soon as I open my eyes, I realize that it’s just the alarm from my phone, prompting me to get up and prepare for work. This time, I reach for my laptop and do an email sign-in. No rush. No shower. No commute. No traffic.

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