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Using technology to plan your long weekends and holidays

Good news to all Pinoys: there are 10 expected long holidays in 2019! Better make the most out of each one, and plan ahead to avoid the unwanted hassle and holiday rush. From the early planning stages down to the actual trip, technology can be beneficial to book and organize your trip. Luckily, through helpful mobile apps such as the Weather Philippines App, we can be up to date with weather conditions throughout the country, to ensure safety in planning any trip. Check out the calendar below for the list of holidays and read further to know how you ...
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Every Pinoy’s guide to early Christmas planning

As soon as the "BER" months come, the countdown before Christmas begins! Many Filipinos welcome Christmas in their hearts as early as September, start playing Christmas songs, and put up Christmas decorations to start the festivities! Yet despite this early display of the holiday spirit, many people still tend to be caught up the in the holiday rush, waiting for the last minute to plan their holiday parties and shop for Christmas gifts! Avoid the holiday rush and plan ahead to save time resources, get great options, and avoid the holiday traffic! Find out how you can start your ...
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Seafarers mental health take center stage at SM

According to a study done by the International Maritime Charity Sailor’s Society and Yale University, about 26% of the world’s seafarers show signs of depression. Some of its causes include stress, harassment, bullying, fatigue, loneliness, piracy and isolation from family. These factors can have a big impact on their mental health and it is due to these causes that there had been reports of suicide. Based on a study done by the World Health Organization (WHO), seafaring is the second-most at risk profession worldwide when it comes to suicide. In order to shine light and start a conversation on ...
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