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DOH clarifies home quarantine allowed, but stresses rules should be followed

Jul 13, 2020 - 12:20 PM

DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire says while the government is not discouraging home quarantine, patients should transfer to temporary monitoring facilities if they cannot properly isolate themselves at home

TEMPORARY QUARANTINE CENTER. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar and DPWH Regional Director Ador Canlas inspect the first mobile quarantine facility at CCP Complex. Photo by DPWH

Detours from home: The pandemic cancelled my flight, but not my birthday

Jul 10, 2020 - 11:28 AM

How a cancelled trip to Bangkok inspired a Thai-themed party at home

Meet Buckwheat, the donkey you can hire to crash Zoom meetings

Jul 09, 2020 - 1:28 PM

'Hello. We are crashing your meeting, we are crashing your meeting – this is Buckwheat,' says sanctuary volunteer Tim Fors, introducing the gray and white animal on a Zoom call

This undated handout photo recieved by AFP on July 7, 2020, courtesy of Farmhouse Garden Animal Home shows Buckwheat the donkey at Farmhouse Garden Animal Home, a sancturay for animals near Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada. The coronavirus pandemic has led millions of people to embrace meetings via Zoom, but admittedly, those can be as tedious as in-person conferences. So one animal sanctuary in Canada in dire need of cash after being forced to close to visitors found a way to solve both problems.Meet Buckwheat, one of the donkeys at the Farmhouse Garden Animal Home, who is ready to inject some fun into your humdrum work-from-home office day -- for a price.

How to clear the air over quarantine

Jul 08, 2020 - 2:49 PM

What else could be missing in your fancy home office? Perhaps some fresh air.

Detours from home: What it’s like to pass the bar exams in a pandemic

Jul 08, 2020 - 11:53 AM

It's not your usual grand celebration but it's historic

Detours from home: Mothering my mother, the cancer survivor

Jul 03, 2020 - 11:18 AM

I had to take care of my mother but she ended up taking care of me

Detours from home: Good things happen when you don’t panic

Jun 30, 2020 - 4:59 PM

In my case, I was able to start a successful small business

Detours from home: I became a hooker…of yarns

Jun 25, 2020 - 3:00 PM

In which a millennial hooks yarns through the art of crochet

Detours from home: Mending the silence of old friendships

Jun 18, 2020 - 9:56 AM

Such a simple act as a video call reveals a hidden world of hope

Detours from home: Time does not make sense in a pandemic

Jun 17, 2020 - 10:29 AM

How exactly do we pass the pandemic time?

WATCH: Businesses are inspired to look BEYOND

Jun 16, 2020 - 1:32 PM

As more businesses migrate online, PLDT Enterprise launches BEYOND FIBER to bring digital transformation to the remote working environment

Detours from home: It’s a dark time, so I color

Jun 16, 2020 - 11:24 AM

In which a fangirl colors manga pages to cope with the pandemic stress

Get ready with this PR Executive and livestreaming host, Maki Santos

Jun 16, 2020 - 7:15 AM

Work from home tip: Put breaks in between your schedule like a regular workday

ILLUSTRATION. Art by Alyssa Arizabal.

Detours from home: When video calls are the only option left

Jun 11, 2020 - 3:36 PM

In the absence of face-to-face interaction, waning cabin fever becomes even harder

Detours from home: The comfort of on-screen campuses

Jun 11, 2020 - 3:35 PM

I feel lucky to have the company of school-themed series during this quarantine

Detours from home: Quietly falling back in love with calligraphy

Jun 09, 2020 - 2:48 PM

Instead of trying to show everyone that I have a hobby, I did it for myself

Detours from home: Left my writing job, rediscovered writing

Jun 09, 2020 - 2:47 PM

How quitting my job in the middle of a pandemic helped me find my voice again

Detours from home: Turning into a stray cat keeper

Jun 03, 2020 - 10:58 AM

The quarantine made me realize that animals are God’s creations, too

Detours from home: Plant parenting in the time of pandemic

Jun 02, 2020 - 3:03 PM

It all started as a mild addiction in collecting indoor plants then I spiraled into becoming a full-fledged plant mom

Art by David Castuciano

Detours from home: To save our relationship, we started a podcast

May 28, 2020 - 2:55 PM

How to win over an argument – together

Detours from home: Baking to feel a little less lonely

May 27, 2020 - 4:38 PM

Seeing the yeast bloom, smelling vanilla, touching the fermenting dough brings me comfort

Teamwork from home: How to get teams to thrive in remote working

May 26, 2020 - 6:30 PM

We ask branding and design studio And A Half for tips about working with teams during the quarantine

Perfectly OK to stay home, says One OK Rock

May 17, 2020 - 9:05 AM

As we in mega Manila rush out to the streets and malls, the world-famous Japanese rock band urges fans to remain holed up at home the way they know best: through a music video

Screenshot from One OK Rock's video

9 die in care home fire outside Moscow

May 11, 2020 - 3:08 PM

(UPDATED) Investigators say the victims whose burnt bodies were recovered were aged between 66 and 90.

Airbnb slashes staff in effort to ride out pandemic

May 06, 2020 - 8:47 AM

The home-sharing platform will be slashing a fourth of its workforce – about 1,900 people

AIRBNB. This illustration picture taken on November 22, 2019, shows the logo of the online lodging service Airbnb displayed on a smartphone in Paris. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP


Data privacy musts while working from home

May 04, 2020 - 1:33 PM

Brought to you by ePLDT Data Privacy Consulting

Here's how to stay productive even if you're working from home

Apr 30, 2020 - 4:40 PM

While remote work provides a lot of benefits it also comes with challenges

Work-from-home burnout? 4 ways to cope in lockdown

Apr 27, 2020 - 7:30 AM

When work meets home, things can get extra stressful – especially during a quarantine. Feeling the burnout? Here's how you can rise from the rut.

U.S. home sales post biggest monthly decline since 2015

Apr 22, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Sales of existing houses, townhomes, and apartments in the United States drop 8.5% in March compared to February – the biggest single-month decline since 2015

HOUSING. An apartment housing building in New York City on April 15, 2020. Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP

WATCH: Lady Gaga-led online special for coronavirus medical workers

Apr 19, 2020 - 9:00 AM

The special brings together the biggest stars in entertainment

TOGETHER AT HOME. The biggest stars from all over the world come together for a 2-hour special. Screenshot from the WHO

Rolling Stones to perform during 'One World Together at Home' global broadcast

Apr 18, 2020 - 2:37 PM

Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Elton John, Paul McCartney and other A-listers are part of the star-studded line-up of the global event in support of healthcare workers

Eager to assist: How funeral homes cope amid coronavirus outbreak

Apr 15, 2020 - 3:19 PM

Funeral homes strengthen their existing protocols in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But with rising number of deaths, some owners hope others will also step up and help.

Funeral workers in full protective suit carry a corpse of a person who died under investigation for COVID-19 symptoms in a public cemetery in Quezon City on April 7, 2020. According to the Department of Health, the country has 3764 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 177 recorded fatalities. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Crowdsourced virtual supercomputer revs up virus research

Mar 23, 2020 - 11:37 AM

Folding@Home, led by computational biologists, effectively creates the world's most powerful supercomputer that can handle trillions of calculations needed to understand the structure of the coronavirus

FOLDING@HOME. Using the power of crowsourced computing, Folding@Home aims to help understand viruses using the world's most powerful virtual supercomputer. Background image from Folding@Home website.

Cebu province orders 24-hour home quarantine for students, elderly

Mar 22, 2020 - 9:41 AM

Governor Gwen Garcia calls it the '24-hour curfew', which begins on Sunday, March 22

24-HOUR QUARANTINE. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia meets with local officials on response to the novel coronavirus. Photo from Cebu Province Public Information Office/Sugbo News

Avoid using torrents – Globe

Mar 17, 2020 - 6:29 PM

While it says it has enough bandwidth to accommodate the expected surge in traffic, it asks users to use the internet 'conscientiously'


#HustleEveryday: What apps do offices need for an efficient work-from-home system?

Mar 11, 2020 - 6:39 PM

Starting a work-from-home system for your own organization might be a bit difficult if you’ve never tried it, so here are some tools and apps that may be of use if you want to set up your own system

Netizens can’t get enough of new mobile game 'Adorable Home'

Feb 28, 2020 - 10:06 AM

Check out some of the adorable (and highly relatable) tweets from 'Adorable Home' players!

Funeral home waives fees for dad who died amid Taal eruption

Jan 22, 2020 - 9:22 PM

The eldest daughter of Antonio Baleros says a good samaritan spoke with Filipinas Funeral Homes to waive their remaining balance of P45,500

FATHER OF 7. Antonio Baleros died on January 13 after fleeing from Taal town in Batangas. Photo courtesy of the Baleros family

Trump says it was an 'honor' to appear in 'Home Alone 2'

Dec 25, 2019 - 11:45 AM

'It's an honor to be involved in something like that,' says US president Donald Trump who made a short appearance in the movie starring Macaulay Culkin

Regine Velasquez treats loyal PLDT Home subscribers with a surprise Christmas carol

Dec 24, 2019 - 4:06 PM

Lucky subscribers got more than a Smart home upgrade this Holiday season

Not in our house: Heat, Sixers remain perfect at home

Dec 11, 2019 - 3:11 PM

Miami clips the Atlanta, Philadelphia nudges Denver to both keep their pristine home records

IN PHOTOS: Globe at Home brings the magical world of Disney Frozen 2 to life

Nov 29, 2019 - 8:59 AM

Kids and kids at heart got to experience Frozen 2’s Enchanted Forest at SM Mall of Asia last November 22

‘Hellcome Home’ review: It gets better

Nov 01, 2019 - 1:52 PM

'Hellcome Home' doesn’t end as prettily

Book your next staycation in this Spanish style colonial revival house in Batangas

Oct 02, 2019 - 3:37 PM

Waiting for a sign to go on that long delayed staycation with your friends? This is it!

A parent’s guide to how the internet can help your children excel in school

Sep 16, 2019 - 6:37 PM

Kids these days can gain a competitive edge with convenient access to online learning material

Manila funeral home 'takes hostage' dead man's body

Sep 06, 2019 - 8:49 PM

Police say a funeral parlor in Manila refused to release the body unless his family paid P360,000

HOSTAGED BODY. The police arrest the manager and the secretary of the Funeraria Cruz in Manila. Shutterstock photo

Educating for Life holds 'No Place Like Home' convention 2019

Aug 28, 2019 - 1:35 PM

Educating for Life, in partnership with Moneygment and SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier, presents this year the No Place Like Home Philippine Homeschool Convention

GP-Nagata to elevate the marketing game for Philippine businesses

Aug 27, 2019 - 11:26 AM

Game Plan Marketing Solutions, Inc. and AD Nagata announce collaboration to serve Philippine market

Disney to reboot 'Home Alone' for Disney+

Aug 08, 2019 - 11:36 AM

Also heading to Disney's upcoming streaming platform are reboots of 'Night at the Museum' and 'Cheaper by the Dozen'

Globe 5G fixed wireless service now available in Pasig barangay

Jul 31, 2019 - 1:49 PM

Globe claims that by September the service will be available in more areas including Greenpark in Cainta, Rizal; Woodland Hills in Carmona, Cavite; and Carissa Homes 2A and 2B, Palmera Homes in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan

GLOBE 5G ROUTER. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler