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Rainy Season Trivia: The Filipino Love for Kulambo

by: Abigail Sabido | June 15, 2019 | Culture
Countries in the northern hemisphere now enjoy warm days of summer. But in the Philippines, June is the onset of the wet season that lasts until October. Other than typhoons, flooded streets, and damp…
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The Mangoes of Guimaras

by: Rey Palmares | May 24, 2019 | Culture
Guimaras Island is recognized as the Mango Capital of the Philippines, farming and researching export quality mangoes for the past several decades. Alongside this, a rich and storied culture has flourished, including  The Manggahan…
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Humans of Xilium: Nurse Rey, Man with a Mission

by: Abigail Sabido | May 23, 2019 | Culture ,Virtual Assistant Stories
Sharing the same story with many nurses in the Philippines, Rey entered nursing school though it was his last option. It’s common for Filipinos to be forced by folks to take…
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Humans of Xilium: A Look Into the Lives of Our VMAs

by: Abigail Sabido | May 20, 2019 | Company ,Virtual Assistant Stories
We owe our success to the diverse and dynamic Virtual Medical Assistants that make up the bulk of our staff. In a series of articles, we are highlighting their stories and celebrating their lives. Here…
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Nurses’ Week: Nurse Alexa, in the Service of Others

by: Abigail Sabido | May 11, 2019 | Virtual Assistant Stories
May 12 is International Nurses Day, which culminates the International Nurses Week, celebrating one of the most trusted professions in the world. To make it far in nursing entails commitment, compassion, and a bunch of stories to tell in…
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Filipino Treats to Beat the Summer Heat

by: Abigail Sabido | May 1, 2019 | Culture
It’s hot in the Philippines all year and it only gets even hotter comes summer. Going to the beach, taking a dip in the pool, or going somewhere cool might be the brightest ideas to deal with the sweltering heat. But for Filipinos, summer will never be complete without these…
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Healthcare Information Security: HIPAA and the Philippines’ Data Privacy Act

by: Rey Palmares | April 30, 2019 | Healthcare ,News and Tips ,Security
Since the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is limited in applicability to US territory, the healthcare industry is constrained from exploring outsourcing manpower. Overseas companies outsourcing to the US are all too difficult to be…
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Filipino Health Hacks: Staple Home Remedies

by: Abigail Sabido | April 26, 2019 | Culture ,Healthcare
Flu season in the Philippines lasts throughout the year. Getting sick entails facing rising healthcare costs that are difficult for the majority of Filipinos to cope with. This is why Filipinos (especially older folks) turn to simpler health hacks…