Pat-P Daza
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A prayer movement for ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal
by Pat-P Daza - May 25, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s been 20 days since ABS-CBN went off the air following the Cease and Desist Order issued by the National Telecommunications Commission last May 5.
House bill on Kapamilya franchise a welcome development
by Pat-P Daza - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Thank you, Our Lady of Fatima! On May 13, her feast day, ABS-CBN got its Provisional License from Congress with House Bill 6732, authored by Congressmen Alan Peter Cayetano, Boyet Gonzalez, Raneo Abu, Robbie Puno,...
My two cents’ worth on the CDO issued against ABS-CBN
by Pat-P Daza - May 11, 2020 - 12:00am
I knock and implore on the hearts of every Filipino whom ABS-CBN has touched, served and entertained for the last 65 years to show their love for the network on their social media accounts (FB, IG, Twitter).
Eight biggest changes in lifestyle & entertainment consumption due to COVID-19
by Pat-P Daza - May 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting ECQ have altered lifestyles dramatically in the Philippines.
Bracing for the ‘new normal’
by Pat-P Daza - April 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Thanks to technology, I’ve been able to co-host my DZMM Teleradyo program, Pasada 630, from home since March 30.
Kapamilya stars share quarantine realizations
by Pat-P Daza - April 20, 2020 - 12:00am
By the time you read this, we would have been on lockdown for 36 days (since March 15), with 10 more days to go before it’s lifted on April 30, barring additional extensions.
Selfless acts of generosity in the war vs COVID-19
by Pat-P Daza - April 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Do good. Be kind. Pray. These five simple words are Fr. Tito Caluag’s advice to those asking what they can and should do during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paalam at salamat, Kapamilya
by Pat-P Daza - April 6, 2020 - 12:00am
I fondly called him “sweetheart” because that’s what he was... a sweet and thoughtful gentleman who never forgot to give me a single-stem rose every Valentine’s Day and special gifts on my...
Be grateful today and always
by Pat-P Daza - March 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Who knew that going to the supermarket could be like a challenge in the Amazing Race?
How to be productive & entertained while staying at home
by Pat-P Daza - March 23, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s been a week since the enhanced community quarantine was put into effect.
Truly more fun in the Philippines
by Pat-P Daza - March 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Now that the number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines is rising, many Filipinos have started cancelling their plans to travel abroad.
Reconnecting with my classmate Dinna
by Pat-P Daza - March 9, 2020 - 12:00am
She was my classmate in grade school and high school in St. Paul. She went to the University of the Philippines and studied Interior Design and was class valedictorian. In 1987, she was No. 3 in the board exam for...
FMG: There’s bliss in retirement
by Pat-P Daza - March 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Freddie M. Garcia, president of ABS-CBN (or FMG as he is known in showbiz circles), retired in 2003 when he hit the mandatory age of 60.
Love takes many forms
by Pat-P Daza - February 24, 2020 - 12:00am
It was a lazy Sunday afternoon, a cool breeze gently enveloping the city. It was a nice day to stroll to Meralco theater (a five-minute walk from home) with friends to watch the concert, All About Love, showcasing...
What to see…and eat!... in Bacolod
by Pat-P Daza - February 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Two weeks ago, I went to Bacolod with four other friends from the press to visit Magikland, the theme park.
What is Hong Kong without roast goose?
by Pat-P Daza - February 10, 2020 - 12:00am
My mom and I were in Hong Kong on Jan. 18, a week before Chinese New Year and a week before the novel coronavirus broke out and sent the world into a health frenzy.
What’s in store for us in the Year of the Rat?
by Pat-P Daza - February 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Last Jan. 25, we welcomed the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Metal Rat. It’s the beginning of a new cycle, a new decade and fresh starts, and it will also bring instability to different aspects of our environment...
Food tripping with my cousins
by Pat-P Daza - January 27, 2020 - 12:00am
What do Filipino families enjoy doing the most? I’m sure most will agree that we Pinoys love to eat, and that food no matter how simple tastes so much better when we’re with our loved ones.
My friend Robina
by Pat-P Daza - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
I met Robina Gokongwei over 25 years ago when she was still dating my lawyer friend and mahjong mate, Perry Pe. Perry and his best buddy SP Sumulong were my frequent houseguests in the early ‘90s.
A memorable dinner in City of Pines
by Pat-P Daza - January 13, 2020 - 12:00am
During my last trip to Baguio City after Christmas, my mom and I were invited to an intimate dinner party hosted by the ever gracious and hospitable Lin Illusorio Bildner and her handsome son, Max.
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