Romy Macalintal
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‘Thank you for your music’: A short tribute to Tiongco Brothers’ Emil
by Romy Macalintal - August 2, 2023 - 12:00am
Just a few weeks after celebrating his 85th birthday last July15, Emil Tiongco, the lead vocalist of the internationally acclaimed Tiongco Brothers in the early ‘60s and ‘70s, died of lingering illness...
The hills are alive in Batanes wonderland
by Romy Macalintal - February 18, 2017 - 10:40pm
Yes, Virginia, the hills are alive not only in Salzburg, Austria of the fame musical The Sound of Music, but also in the amazing natural wonders of rolling and steep hills of Batanes Province.
The inseparable Tiongco Brothers
by Romy Macalintal - January 7, 2014 - 12:00am
The younger generation may not know the musical talent and versatility of the legendary Filipino top trio, The Tiongco Brothers.
Engelbert: Release me for I’ll be back again
by Romy Macalintal - December 15, 2013 - 12:00am
“When you want to express your love, you don’t need to do anything. Let the lyrics of these love songs do it for you.”
OTJ: Foreshadowing of pork barrel scam
by Romy Macalintal - September 18, 2013 - 12:00am
Anyone who missed the movie On the Job (OTJ) had missed three-fourths of his movie life. In 1975, when I watched the movie Maynila sa Mga Kuko ng Liwanag, I immediately told myself that lead star Bembol Roco, who...
‘Mother is a magic word’
by Romy Macalintal - May 12, 2013 - 12:00am
Here are some poems by James J. Metcalfe, which are lovingly dedicated to all mothers. In his collection of inspirational poems in the late ’40s and early ’50s, Metcalfe said that “Mother is a magic...
The healing and caring heart of Vi
by Romy Macalintal - August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
There was no “healing” session but a lot of “hiling” (request) for photo ops with the Star for all Seasons, Vilma Santos-Recto, when she came to our radio station, DWBR, of the Bureau of Broadcast...
Mother's Day story: 'Stolen' red roses for my dear wife
by Romy Macalintal - May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
My daughter, Atty. Jinel Macalintal, and I watched the Pacquiao vs Mosley fight at the Boxing Arena of MGM Grand Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada last May 7 which ended until about 10 p.m.
Kuya Eddie, my idol
by Romy Macalintal - October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
A wish come true could best describe my feeling when I personally met my long-time broadcast idol, former Sen. Eddie Ilarde, as we pretaped his episode for my radio program, The Law of the Heart is Love, over DWBR,...
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