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Lapides recalls struggles in his journey to top

Lapides recalls struggles in his journey to top

  BY NOREEN JAZUL   Jomel Garcia Lapides, the topnotcher in the November 2020 Physician Licensure Examinations (PLE), said he almost gave up on his journey to become a doctor. Lapides, who was working as a nurse at the Philippine General Hospital in Manila while studying medicine, said there were times when he was struggling […]

Student launches fund drive for 80-year-old apron vendor

  BY JOSEPH PEDRAJAS   An 18-year-old student from Caloocan City has launched a fundraising drive for an 80-year-old man selling kitchen aprons on the streets to help him tide over the COVID-19 crisis. AJ Mirandilla said that since he started his drive on Oct. 1, several individuals and organizations have already reached out to him […]

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