Month: April 2023

Fil-Am singer H.E.R joins production of Broadway musical on Imelda Marcos

NEW YORK – Now,  there are two top Filipino celebrities as co-producer of the “Here Lies Love,” a Broadway musical on the rise and fall of former First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos. This after multi-award-winning Filpino-American singer H.E.R., Gabriella Sarmiento…

Pangasinan Governor Guico unveils projects at group rites in California

By Art Gabot Madlaing BURLINGAME, California –  Pangasinan Gov. Ramon “Mon Mon” Guico III disclosed major projects province wide during the United Pangasinanes of America, Inc. (UPAI)  installation of officers, inaugural banquet and ball last Saturday, April 15, at the Hilton Hotel…

PHL, US TROOPS SINK ‘ENEMY’ WARSHIP AS MARCOS WATCHES; Show firepower at sea, land in biggest war drills amid growing China tension

By ALFRED GABOT, Editor in Chief SAN ANTONIO, Zambales – As Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., United States Ambassador to Manila MaryKay Carlson and other officials watch ashore,  Filipino and American troops blew up a “mock enemy warship”  miles away in…

Marcos, Biden set for talks at White House on May 1, to seek specifics on U.S. defense commitment under 1951 treaty

By CLAIRE MORALES TRUE  Managing Editor  WASHINGTON D.C. – For the second time in United States, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. will meet with US President Joseph Biden Jr. on May 1 (US time), this time at the White House…

Noontime tv show ‘Eat Bulaga’ controversy far from over; changes, tv transfer possible

It seems nothing is crystal clear yet on the fate of the popular noon time show “Eat Bulaga” and its producer,  Television and Production Exponent (TAPE) Inc. This as one of its hosts, former Senate President Vicente Tito Sotto, reacted to…

Pacquiao testifies in case trial in California court, mulls comeback fight

LOS ANGELES, California – As reports swirl that Filipino boxing icon Emmanuel Manny Pacquiao is set to fight professionally again anytime this year, he flew to Los Angeles and testified as a witness in the civil lawsuit brought on by…

THROUGH A LOOKING GLASS: This thing called faith

By Alice H. Reyes Faith is a wondrous thing. It can move mountains,  figuratively speaking,  it can change defeat into victory, it can change minds and hearts. Lately, I have been thinking of people I know or heard about who…

UPSIDE: St. Theresa’s College in QC Solitaires sparkle

GRADUATES of St. Theresa’s College in Quezon City commemorated their 75th foundation day with the launch of “Solitaires: Stories of Light, Life and Love”.  Among the alumnae whose stories are featured are Filipino Americans who have made a difference in their…

Offline: Comparing US and PHL broadcast news

The sudden and unexpected firing of Tucker Carlson from Fox News and Don Lemon from CNN had their followers wondering what was the real reason for their forced departure. It did not make sense that the two popular anchors would…

US-China tensions over Taiwan cast cloud over Biden, Marcos meeting

By Beting Laygo Dolor, Editor MANILA – While not exactly trapped between the proverbial rock and a hard place, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will be walking a figurative tight rope when he meets with US President Joe Biden next week….