The life-saving helmet
by Babe Romualdez - March 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The government’s procurement of close to P3 billion worth of new equipment that includes additional helicopters, troop carriers, assault rifles, explosive ordnance disposal robots, night vision goggles and...
The bottom line: Sovereignty
by Babe Romualdez - March 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Whenever I am in Manila, I always find time to be with my fellow Rotarians at the Rotary Club of Manila.
Roaring, soaring at 20
by Babe Romualdez - March 1, 2020 - 12:00am
PeopleAsia magazine continued to roar and soar to greater heights when it celebrated its 20th anniversary with its grandest event to date the “People of the Year” 2020 Awards Night and Musicale, held...
Strengthening people-to-people ties
by Babe Romualdez - February 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Every February, the US-Philippines Society holds its annual board directors’ meeting in the Philippines.
Evening of friendship
by Babe Romualdez - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
I had the opportunity to engage with members of the Women’s Diplomatic Series (WDS), a “by invitation-only” non-profit organization headed by Laura Elsey as president, through an event dubbed “An...
Philippine Embassy in DC holds townhall meet with Pinoys
by Babe Romualdez - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Wherever they may be in the world, Filipinos always play an important role in nation building, and the positive reputation they generate go a long way in enhancing and strengthening diplomatic ties with the host...
The People’s Choice
by Babe Romualdez - February 2, 2020 - 12:00am
I first met Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso when he served as vice mayor of Manila during the first term of Joseph Estrada as mayor
‘Philippines-US relationship, truly special’
by Babe Romualdez - January 26, 2020 - 12:00am
I can proudly say that Filipino-Americans estimated at 4.3 million are well appreciated all over the United States and in the communities where they live and work.
Philippine tourism’s bright spot
by Babe Romualdez - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
‘They think because she’s nice and feminine, she’s this soft, fragile lady. They don’t realize that she’s a steel magnolia,’ says Berna’s close friend.
More than a name brand
by Babe Romualdez - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Paraphrasing a famous saying, Sonny shares one of his life’s mantras: ‘Seek not to follow the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.’
Remembering Rizal’s martyrdom
by Babe Romualdez - January 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. capped 2019 with a simple event to commemorate the 123rd death anniversary of our national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, with this year’s theme as “Jose Rizal: Huwaran...
Extraordinary People
by Babe Romualdez - December 29, 2019 - 12:00am
As the year comes to a close, our magazine PeopleAsia commemorates its 20th year with a powerhouse “People of the Year” special edition that features extraordinary individuals with inspiring stories whose...
Strengthening Philippine-Japan cooperation
by Babe Romualdez - December 22, 2019 - 12:00am
A friend closer than a brother.”
Not goodbye; just au revoir
by Babe Romualdez - December 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Over 60 guests coming from the US State Department, ASEAN ambassadors in Washington, DC and members of the diplomatic corps, as well as think-tanks and business organizations, attended the farewell reception we hosted...
Celebrating Italian cuisine
by Babe Romualdez - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
For four years now, Italians everywhere in the world have been celebrating the “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World” to showcase the best of their culinary traditions.
Liwanag shines in DC
by Babe Romualdez - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Our friends from the US-Philippines Society, in particular director Henry Howard who also happens to be our Honorary Consul in Florida, collaborated with Sentro Rizal in Washington, DC to host the opening reception...
Luzviminda: Baldemor in New York
by Babe Romualdez - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
I was in New York recently to formally open the art exhibit by world-renowned Filipino artist Manuel Baldemor at the Philippine Center in New York, with Consul General Claro Cristobal and Chargé d’Affaires...
Midwest Pinoys show solidarity
by Babe Romualdez - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
We were in Chicago for a luncheon meeting with leaders of Filipino community organizations from Illinois, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin, with the official engagement organized by the Philippine Consulate...
Pinoy elected to UN advisory body
by Babe Romualdez - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The recent election of Patrick Chuasoto — our Deputy Chief of Mission at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. — to the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions is a welcome...
Outstanding US-based Filipino nurses recognized
by Babe Romualdez - November 3, 2019 - 12:00am
We were pleased to host an event in cooperation with the Philippine Nurses Association of America to honor 10 outstanding Filipino-American nurses who were inducted as fellows of the prestigious American Academy...
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