Columns

AS I SEE IT: Honor thy mother…let’s remember them, they sacrificed for us!

Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of the mothers in society. They deserve the best accolade in our society. In the ancient times, there was a…

OFFLINE: Reviving a bad idea

Just when we thought that one of the worst ideas of the current administration had been abandoned for good. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. finally admitted this week what many had suspected all along. He is 100 percent behind the bill creating…

FROM THE WHITE HOUSE Joint Statement of the Leaders of the Philippines and United States

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. is honored to welcome Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. to Washington, DC. The leaders recognize the remarkable ties of friendship, community, and shared sacrifice that serve as the foundation of the U.S.-Philippines alliance. President…

DR PHILIP CHUA: Avoid dying early!

In 2005, a 128-page report from the World Health Organization in Geneva stated that “nearly 400 million people will die from heart diseases, diabetes and other chronic ailments over the next 10 years, but many of those deaths can be…

Upside (Cherie Querol Moreno) – Fight trainer rises above abuse

A Southern California millennial is crushing the stereotype of the Filipina as shy, submissive and dependent.  On the contrary, Kamille Ysabel Manalo defines today’s FilAm woman: strong, assertive and self-reliant. Call her Coach Kammmm, the four M’s for her and…

HEALTH & WEALTH (Art Gabot Madlaing) – Good news from Pangasinan governor

We are hearing  many good and positive things happening in our home province Pangasinan and our hometown Binalonan. And so when we were invited to the installation of officers, inaugural banquet and ball of the United Pangasinanes of America Inc….

AS I SEE IT: Elpidio R. Estioko – Teacher Appreciation Week”: A teacher nourishes the soul of a child

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8-12, 2023, and this year, we’re joining together to tell teachers that we will listen to them, we will stand with them, and together we will act so that every student has a teacher who…

OFFLINE: BETING DOLOR – Meanwhile, back in Manila…

As this issue comes out, Ferdinand Marcos Jr AKA Bongbong would still be in the US, no doubt doing some last minute shopping.   After his face-to-face with good, old Joe Biden, Junior and company will head to London to attend…

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…