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Make your child’s home learning more fun with these exciting snack recipes

To make snack time even more delightful, parents can get creative in preparing goodies for their kids who do home learning. Whether their little ones need a quick pick-me-up in between online classes, or something to much-on to energize them as they do homework, here are yummy and easy-to-make snacks that are sure to fit the bill. Delightful Fried Cream-Os With its crunchy, bitter-sweet chocolate cookies and rich creamy vanilla or chocolate filling, Jack ‘n Jill Cream-O is yummy on its own. With this new twist, parents can make this even more delightful for their kids. Start by mixing pancake batter with water according to package directions, or creating his or her own batter by combining flour, water, milk, and eggs. Dip the Cream-O into the batter then fry in hot oil for about two (2) minutes or until they are golden-brown. Place the Cream-Os on a paper towel to drain excess oil. Serve and enjoy! No-bake Quake Overload Chocolate Cake Moms and dads can try this no-bake chocolate

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New Year, New Me: Signs You’ve Embraced the Adult Life

Transitioning to adulthood is never easy. Even when you plan or think you’re ready for what’s to come, there will always be bumps along the way. That said, growing up can feel less overwhelming once you start achieving adulting milestones step-by-step. Think you’ve mastered the art of adulting? Here are signs to look out for: You have a steady job. It’s natural to jump from one job to another at the beginning of your career, but as you grow older, you begin to understand what you want to do until you retire. You weigh in on the pros and cons before accepting a job offer because you know your value. You’re aware that there are other jobs out there that would better suit your skills and experience. You manage your time wisely. There is a common misconception that being busy equates to being productive. Many people try to multitask and eventually produce low-quality output or get burned out. Adulthood is about accepting the fact that you can’t juggle multiple responsibilities all a

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Be K-drama marathon-ready this year with a Samsung Smart TV

The New Year calls for new lists: resolutions, manifestations, and K-drama marathons! But this 2021, say goodbye to the neck-craning, eye-straining struggle of watching on a mobile phone when you switch to viewing on a TV. Samsung has partnered with Viu to give free Viu Premium subscription for a year, so you can watch the latest shows ad-free on a bigger screen. Kick off the New Year with Viu’s latest K-dramas on a smart TV: True BeautyThis rom-com features a high school girl who rises to stardom with her expert makeup skills. No one has ever seen her bare face, and she prefers to keep it that way – until Lee Su Ho sees her without makeup. That is just the beginning of their love story. First on Viu, this highly anticipated webtoon turned drama stars Moon Ga Young, Astro’s Cha Eun Woo and Hwang In Yeop. Mr. QueenWe love a period piece with a twist! The story revolves around Jang Bong Hwan, a chef at the President’s Blue House, and how his world turns upside down when his spirit s

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This fun, entertaining app will allow users to commemorate birthdays in a more rewarding way

Leveraging the available digital tools and platforms to bridge their services to more Filipinos, mostly those that are in the far-flung areas, PCSO, in partnership with Minedomain, Inc., is set to launch 'Birthday Panalo,' a free and easy-to-use application with an entertaining game which will allow Filipinos to celebrate important dates in their lives, like anniversaries and birthdays, with exciting cash prizes. Made for Filipinos, by Filipinos Designed with Filipinos in mind, the Birthday Panalo app banks on the deep-rooted culture of Pinoys in putting value in commemorating special dates like birthdays and anniversaries. While millennials are the main audience targeted with the launch of the app, Seaver Choy, Minedomain Inc. IT officer shared that ease of use is one of the main factors their team considered in developing Birthday Panalo to make it enjoyable for users across various age groups. "We want the millennials to love this game so we went for what millennials want most -

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Aspiring MVP Bossing Glenda Victorio of Brilliant Skin Essentials rises from crisis and thrives

PLDT Enterprise recently launched its MVP Bossing campaign, built on the vision to celebrate accomplished entrepreneurs, highlighting success stories, and inspiring fellow entrepreneurs with business models worth emulating. The global health pandemic saw most business industries pivot and strengthen their digital landscape. The  campaign with the theme Rediscovery, Reinvention aims to convey a message of hope, to recognize and appreciate local entrepreneurs who took on the challenges their businesses faced, with a vision to successfully thrive in the future.   Aspiring MVP Bossing Glenda Victorio, the young CEO of Brilliant Skin Essentials, has had many learnings brought about by the pandemic. They had to do major adjustments in order to continue their operations and manage their business, a beauty and cosmetics skin care brand known for its whitening, anti-aging, and anti-acne products. A mother of two boys, Victorio realized during the pandemic that not everything is permanent. “W

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2 Public Schools Bag Youth Health Patrol Awards

Youth Health sessions on student health and lifestyle under quarantine The Philippines is the 10th country in the world and the 1st in Southeast Asia to launch Kids and Diabetes in Schools (KiDS). Co-created by Sanofi and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and other partners, the program aims to raise awareness about diabetes management to schools and to educate and better promote healthy lifestyles among Filipino students. The program is operating in primary educational institutions across countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, India, Japan, Pakistan, Poland and the United Arab Emirates. In the Philippines, over 500 schools, 3000 teachers and 2000 students participated in the KiDS webinars on student health under quarantine. The sessions were conducted by medical experts -- endocrinologist, Dr. Lizette Lopez and diabetologist, Dr. Myrissa Alip who expressed the need for a diabetes management and prevention guide for school children. "I learned so much about c

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Globe site builds prepare more regions for nationwide 4G LTE standards

New ways of working in urban areas demand for socially and physically-distanced meetings, conference calls, consultations, transactions and purchases. On a lighter note but likewise heavy on the need for better internet is the obligatory catch-up on movies, podcasts, and TV series to unwind; as well as school lessons and necessary downloads to fulfill school and work requirements. In rural regions, livelihood and education are top priority for maximizing connectivity. Alongside new cell site builds, Globe’s fixed internet and mobile speeds in December 2020 show that its network’s continuous improvements are reshaping the internet experience especially using newer and more advanced technologies such as 4G LTE and 5G in both urban and rural communities. Cooperation from communities where sites are being built lead to better signal and connectivity through network improvements, proving that customers also influence site builds. Ludivina Garcia, lot owner of the Macatbong cell site shares

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Globe lets more Pinoys enjoy the promise of 5G

Globe’s relentless modernization of its network has made it possible for its 5G technology to be available to more customers in more areas in the country. Recent upgrades made in the last two months of 2020 have made the latest technology available in at least 848 sites in Metro Manila and Rizal and 183 locations in Visayas and Mindanao. Several parts of Cavite, Laguna and Bulacan are also 5G-enabled. Overall, 5G is now available in 1,045 areas in the country. “We are rolling out more 5G areas this year to make this new technology more inclusive. We want more Globe customers to experience the difference of 5G technology in terms of better and faster connectivity. This technology has vast potentials and soon we will start rolling out cases that are best experienced with 5G,” said Coco Domingo, Globe VP for Postpaid and International. 5G is the latest wireless internet connectivity that promises faster speeds, higher bandwidth, and more stable internet connections compared to 4G. In

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New Year, New Rediscoveries: PLDT Home’s new video gives us a renewed hope and meaningful connections for 2021

The year 2020 was a challenging one but it also made Filipinos realize the most important and meaningful constant in life – FAMILY and HOME. As the nation looks forward to a hopeful start of new year, PLDT Home wraps up 2020 with a collection of inspiring narratives that attested to the strength of Filipino families and the learning experiences that prepared each one for a better year ahead. Life may have become a bit different than how Filipinos are used to, but one thing is certain – strong connections at home enable families to thrive and strengthen relationships. What was once almost unimaginable became inevitable and a necessity in 2020 – online learning, online shopping, office video call meetings, and next level opportunities for business: digital or online selling. Entertainment at home has also evolved – grandparents getting into the Tiktok craze, children watching Korean dramas on Viu and Netflix, and even parents starting to learn and enjoy esports at home with their childr

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Samsung Introduces Latest Innovations for a Better Normal at CES 2021

Samsung enhances the home experience with products like Samsung Bespoke 4-Door Flex, 110-inch MICRO LED, and JetBot 90 AI+. Continuing sustainability efforts, Samsung announces Galaxy Upcycling at Home and expansion of eco-packaging for TV products in 2021 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. shared its vision for the future at the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The company introduced new products at its virtual press conference, showing how it’s continuing to innovate by creating solutions that are flexible, intelligently connected, and use AI to understand context to make daily life seamless. “Our world looks different, and many of you have been faced with a new reality–one where, among other things, your home has taken on a greater significance,” said Sebastian Seung, President and Head of Samsung Research, the advanced R&D hub of the company that leads the development of future technologies for Samsung Electronics’ SET (end-products), addressing the company’s efforts to enhance t

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