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How to travel cheap in Seoul, South Korea

Last January, I revisited Seoul to experience the winter season. In terms of affordability, South Korea is a great gateway for Filipinos who want to …

Money Minute: How to invest with $5 or less

Even the most basic investment accounts today have minimum requirements of at least $500. But a new crop of cheap and simple apps is now making it …

Never quit a job you hate without first doing this

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The Super-Short Cardio Workout That Works Your Butt, Abs, And Thighs

<b>Four moves, 16 minutes -- you got this.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p><i>(Gif: Cheryl Carlin)</i><p>The goal: breathlessness. How you'll achieve it: plyometric exercises.<p>This Tabata-inspired routine from Los Angeles-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are …

7 tips on how to manage conflict at work

Conflict in the workplace can affect efficiency, create a negative atmosphere, damage the brand, and cause stress. Here are seven things you need to …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

Pinoys with immigrant visa told to register online before PDOS, PCP

Starting August 17, Filipinos with immigrant visas will have to register online for their Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) and the Peer …

Why I'm proud of my Philippine passport

Having read a lot of articles lately surrounding the so-called limitations of having a Philippine passport, I’ve seen way too many comments like, …

'I hate my boss!': 5 tips to deal

MANILA, Philippines – So, you’ve landed your dream job. You love your work, and you have colleagues who make you laugh every day. Everything seems to …

Don't make these 5 resume writing mistakes

I’ve seen dozens of resumes in my career and while the rules in writing one aren’t cast in stone, any hiring manager like me will spot a couple or …

Supply Chain Universities: The Employers' Top 15

The defining reality of our information age is its impact on the pace of learning. For working professionals in supply chain this often feels like an accelerating treadmill with ever shorter request-to-response cycles driven by digitally empowered customers. Many find that the traditional comfort …

Employment

Study: Men With Sleep Apnea More Likely To Suffer From Depression

Sleep apnea is a potentially dangerous condition for a variety of reasons, including its link to high blood pressure and increased risk of stroke. Now a study adds evidence that for men, apnea also increases the likelihood of suffering from depression.<p>Apnea occurs when breathing is interrupted …

Which dating apps are worth it? Tinder, OKCupid, HowAboutWe?

MANILA, Philippines – “Swipe left. Swipe right.”<p>Smartphones have changed the dating game immensely in the last few years. Now, choosing your …

'Tell Me About Yourself' -- Why Job Interviews Really Ask That Question And Four Ways To Answer

<i>Tell me about yourself. Walk me through your resume. Walk me through your career.</i><p>Many interviews will open with an invitation to tell your story, so you want to prepare to address that specific question. Don’t answer this question in the most literal sense! This isn’t a storytelling contest or a …

Applying for a visa? Keep these 5 tips in mind

MANILA, Philippines – There’s the dream of travel, but there’s also the reality of the paperwork involved.<p>More budget carriers are flying to Europe, …

Yale Will Offer Its First Online Degree

A lucrative partnership for the ed-tech company 2U Inc.<p>Yale University is offering its first-ever online degree through a partnership with the ed-tech company 2U Inc., the university announced today. The degree program, a master's for physician's assistants, is major step for the Ivy League school, …

Backpacking Across 3 Continents On A Shoestring Budget

If you are interested in backpacking and aren’t lucky enough to have a trust fund, firstly: join the club.<p>Secondly, don’t fret. There are a few ways to fund your long-term travel.<p>1. Save a lot of money.<p>2. Become very resourceful at scrimping along the way.<p>3. Follow the lead of Kach Medina Umandap …

Costa Rica

UK visa application: 10 things you need to know

Part of the wall at the entrance of the UK VAC contains an image of a world map and the words, “Travel like you should.” Photo by Karen Flores, …

ABS-CBN

30 Simple Habits To Help You Work Well With Others

The phrase “Must work well with others” is so commonly found on job descriptions for open positions that it gets ignored almost completely. And yet it’s not simply text placed there to fill space, nor is it an empty request–it’s a threat. If you don’t work well with others, you’re going to get …

Can You Pass the Longevity Test?

This deceptively simple measure of flexibility and strength can predict if you will have a long life.<p>Sit. Stand. Repeat. The trick: You can’t use …

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …

5 Resumé Secrets That Give You an Edge

Step inside a hiring manager's head<p>It doesn't take long to leave an impression: Recruiters and hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resumé before they make an initial assessment, according to a study from the job-search website TheLadders.<p>Six seconds.<p>Now that you’re …

How Highly Successful People Deal With Depression

In the last piece, a handful of psychologists weighed in on whether the super-successful C-suite crowd may suffer from depression disproportionately. And they seem to, for reasons that are counterintuitive, but pretty logical once you think about them. The related issue is how highly-successful …

ANC | ABS-CBN News

PPP still viable for Build, Build, Build: European business group Health expert backs intervention programs, not mandatory drug tests, for kids …

ABS-CBN

Five Questions To Stop Asking Job-Seekers -- And Five To Start Asking

The business world is all about process. We are obsessed with process improvement, but paradoxically we are surrounded by horrible processes that go completely unremarked. We use stupid processes at work every day.<p>Smart, nimble processes are a gift to humanity. The 911 system for emergency …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

Interior Design

10 Problems Only Renters Understand (Solved!)

Annoyed with your apartment? Don't despair. We've found solutions for these 10 rental headaches.<p>Annoyed with your apartment? Don't despair. We've found solutions for these 10 rental headaches.

​10 Adult ADHD Symptoms Every Impulsive, Procrastinating Guy Must Know

It's not just a problem for kids​<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But while it's often considered a children's condition, it can affect adults, too.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 10 …

The 10 Best Budget Hotels Around The World, According To TripAdvisor

Let's face it: We all have places on our budget bucket list, lists of vacations we need to take for only $100 per night and dream trips you can actually afford.<p>But when your responsible, budgeting self can't stand the thought of another night in a hostel, it's time to upgrade to a budget hotel. …