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The Life and Legacy of ‘Mama Sita’ (Part II)

1982 -1998 – Sita did a series of cooking demonstrations in the US and Canada. Further, in Washington D.C., her audience were Filipino chefs working in the White House. And, while in San Francisco, she met celebrity chef, Martin Yan, who later came to the Philippines to...
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The Life and Legacy of “Mama Sita”

(Reprinted with permission from Adarna House’s Book “What Kids Should Know About Filipino Food“) Recently, this writer received a great “pasalubong” or gift from a dear fraternity brother (Bobby Mercado), who came to visit us here in Los Angeles. The...
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“Buy Bust” gets push from Filipino actors, film critic

“Buy Bust” gets push from Filipino actors, film critic By Abner Galino, US Asian Post, Weekend Balita Filipino American actors were among those drumbeating for Filipino movie “Buy Bust” which is currently showing in a theater in Los Angeles. Among those who have eagerly urged...
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Drug war to be ‘relentless’ – Duterte

Drug war to be ‘relentless’ – Duterte By Azer Parrocha   MANILA, July 23, 2018 – “The war against illegal drugs is far from over.” President Rodrigo R. Duterte began his third and shortest State of the Nation Address (SONA), vowing that his administration’s drug...
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Senators peeved at House coup

MANILA, July 25 (Mabuhay) – Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday admitted that some senators are not comfortable with the election of Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as overall leader of the House of Representatives. However, Sotto said this is only “on...

Angelica shuns Carlo’s teasing question

MANILA, July 25 (Mabuhay) — Known for her frankness and candid answers in interviews, Angelica Panganiban, as expected, similarly had no filter in addressing questions from her followers on Instagram, including ex-boyfriend and co-star Carlo Aquino. Aquino,...
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What Anne Curtis discovered about Brandon Vera

MANILA, July 21 (Mabuhay) — Anne Curtis described her “BuyBust” co-star, former MMA champion Brandon Vera, as a “gentle giant”. In a television interview, Anne and Brandon opened up about what they discovered about one another while working for two...
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How Vhong Navarro moved forward after his father’s death

  MANILA, July 24 (Mabuhay) — For years, fans of Vhong Navarro have been tuning in religiously to “It’s Showtime” for their daily dose of feel-good laughter –a pick-me-upper to get them through the rest of the day. The TV host and comedian...
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HRW: Duterte must end war on drugs if he respects lives of Pinoys

MANILA, July 24 (Mabuhay) – If President Rodrigo Duterte is truly concerned about human lives, he would end the war on drugs and provide accountability for deaths linked to his campaign against illegal drugs, an international human rights group said. The Human Rights Watch...
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Agri, infra damage due to monsoon rains now at P1.4-B

Agri, infra damage due to monsoon rains now at P1.4-B By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA, July 25, 2018 – Damage to agriculture and infrastructure caused by the southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical cyclones “Henry”, “Inday” and “Josie” has been placed at PHP1,377,090,105, the...