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Venezuela nurses turn to side jobs to survive economic crisis

Aug 27, 2019 - 2:38 PM

In Venezuela, nurses have been forced to reinvent themselves as home entrepreneurs, security guards, or builders just to survive

SIDE JOBS. Venezuelan nurse Edgar Fernandez, who works at a state hospital, sings in mariachi costume at a restaurant at the town of El Junquito near Caracas, on August 24, 2019. Photo by Federico Parra/AFP

The legal profession has a mental health problem – which is an issue for everyone

Apr 20, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Contrary to typical cultural representations of lawyers, such as those typified by Suits, lawyers are not superhuman. Our research – and that of others – has indicated that this as a dangerous assumption to make.

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Rappler case: PH Bar Association concerned law being used to silence gov’t critics

Mar 01, 2019 - 11:31 PM

'Law students and legal professionals alike look forward to how the courts will resolve threshold issues such as the purported retroactive application of the Cybercrime Prevention Act,' says the Philippine Bar Association

COURT APPEARANCE. Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa (with counsel Ted Te) files a motion to quash the cyber libel case filed by the justice department on behalf of businessman Wilfredo Keng at the Manila Regional Trial Court on March 1, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: Briones, Salceda pay tribute to teachers

Oct 07, 2017 - 9:13 AM

'I am here to thank you and in so doing do, I also thank my father and my mother,' Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda says

PRODUCTS OF TEACHERS. During the National Teachers' Day, education Secretary Leonor Briones and Rep Joey Salceda shares that they are both children of teachers. Photos by Vee Salazar/Rappler

The education secretary who came from a 'dynasty of teachers'

Oct 06, 2017 - 5:53 PM

A former teacher herself, DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones urges teachers to continue learning something new every day

Too many lawyers, not enough jurists!

Sep 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM

We need more jurists in the Philippines – which is to say that we need more thoughtful people for whom law is the object of serious study and its recondite problems for which the lawyer may have very little time or interest

Lola Carmen: The teacher who time forgot

Oct 10, 2015 - 6:00 AM

She dedicated her whole life to teaching but in her twilight she is left with nothing but memories

#AnimatED: Misplaced rooting for lawyers

Mar 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM

We have a bias for the legal profession because many of its members become part of our ruling elite

Life in the time of Ebola: Where are our health workers?

Dec 17, 2014 - 10:41 AM

While we have the specter of Ebola just outside our door we must face an even bigger monster already in the room: the healthcare worker crisis

Why I'm willing to share my husband

Nov 15, 2014 - 4:37 PM

You have a mistress I used to tease him And her name is Quezon Quezon The way he speaks of it – with so much passion with such fervent desire to make things work – is enough to make a woman jealous For a while I was

#GlendaPH: Bridging the gap in a PGH blackout

Jul 20, 2014 - 9:59 PM

We have limited resources but we make up for it with human resources

#PugadBaboy: Propesyon

Jun 11, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Propesyon punchline 2

Jun 11, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Propesyon punchline 3

Jun 11, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Filipino Penn Law grad to classmates: Be responsible world citizens

May 19, 2014 - 12:58 AM

We do not need a self proclaimed genius to change the world We just need to have our hearts in the right place

A Batangueño scholar aims for medtech dream

Dec 14, 2013 - 10:51 PM

Medical technology is among the health sciences that the Commission on Higher Education outlined in August 2013 as priority courses until 2015

Gov't eyeing new markets for Filipino nurses

Apr 08, 2012 - 6:37 PM

With many Filipino nurses now idle the labor department is looking for alternative markets for Filipino nurses