THIS WEEK ON PEOPLEASIA
Big dreams from Fil-Am businessmen
by Babe Romualdez - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Success is never final; failure is never fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.”
Health is WELL-centric
by Babe Romualdez - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
People spend most of their time staying indoors, which is why maintaining a healthy indoor environment is a major challenge.
A story of fortitude
by Babe Romualdez - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
During my official trip to Los Angeles the other week, I had a very emotional encounter with Fedelina Lugasan — an 82-year-old Filipina who was enslaved by a Filipino family for over six decades.
‘Women of Style & Substance’ in the spotlight
by Babe Romualdez - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
With or without their masks on, a powerhouse group of women stole the spotlight as PeopleAsia recognized its 14th batch of “Women of Style & Substance” 2019 awardees in a unique masquerade ball at the...
Arthur & Letty Lopez: ‘No return, no exchange’
by Babe Romualdez - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
For This Week on PeopleAsia, I decided to ask our friend Arthur Lopez and his wife Letty, who will be celebrating their 48th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18, to share their funny and inspiring story.
Pinoys much appreciated in Alaska
by Babe Romualdez - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
I was in Alaska for an official visit upon the invitation of leading Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan, who is very happy with the presence of Filipinos in his state.
Learning about Filipino culture the fun way
by Babe Romualdez - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
For three consecutive Saturdays, the Chancery Annex of the Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC served as classrooms where Filipino-American children learned about Filipino values, culture and heritage through the...
Gina Lopez: The heart of a warrior
by Babe Romualdez - August 25, 2019 - 12:00am
This was the impression that people got when they met Gina Lopez — the heart behind ABS-CBN Foundation, the public service arm of the ABS-CBN network that champions the welfare of children, the poor and the...
A fighting chance through education
by Babe Romualdez - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Education is the great equalizer. It empowers people, giving them the hope and courage to dream of a better life.
Enhancing Phl-US bilateral relations in agriculture
by Babe Romualdez - August 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The appointment of William Dar as new Agriculture Secretary is expected to modernize the agriculture industry and bring the Philippines closer to its goal of achieving food security.
The Philippines: A good story to tell
by Babe Romualdez - August 4, 2019 - 12:00am
I was invited to speak before the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AmCham) headed by executive director Ebb Hinchliffe where I shared what we have been doing in the US to elevate the profile of the...
DC Pinoy Food Festival
by Babe Romualdez - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Over 12,000 visitors had a great time during the first “Taste the Philippines: DC Filipino Food Festival” recently held at the District Pier at The Wharf in Washington, DC.
Phl-US ties: Robust, vibrant & dynamic
by Babe Romualdez - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The recently concluded eighth Bilateral Strategic Dialogue (BSD) between the United States and the Philippines was a great success, with the conversations covering a wide spectrum of issues aimed at deepening the...
Why ‘Men Who Matter’ are larger than life
by Babe Romualdez - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am
For the 15th year in a row, PeopleAsia magazine once again showed the world why certain men matter, as it honored last Tuesday a distinct roster of “Men Who Matter” awardees at the Grand Ballroom of the...
Another well-attended Fourth of July celebration
by Babe Romualdez - July 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Over 1,000 guests jam-packed the Rizal Ballroom of Shangri-La Makati during the Fourth of July celebration hosted by US Ambassador Sung Kim and his charming wife, Madame Jae Eun Chung.
Celebrating Italy’s passion for life
by Babe Romualdez - June 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Since the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Italy in July 1947, the friendship between these two nations and their people has increasingly grown deeper over the decades.
Philippines Independence Day gala in DC a hit
by Babe Romualdez - June 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Close to 450 guests attended the diplomatic reception organized by the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence held at the Roof Terrace...
‘You only have one father’
by Babe Romualdez - June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the things I admired most about my father, Dr. Alberto Zialcita Romualdez Sr., is his honesty and candor.
Tourism: A major driver of the economy
by Babe Romualdez - June 9, 2019 - 12:00am
In 2018, an estimated 129 million tourists visited the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region, with projections that the number of visitors will increase to 155.4 million by 2022.
Celebrating our cultural heritage
by Babe Romualdez - June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Preserving our cultural heritage helps us to understand our roots better and uphold our integrity as Filipinos.
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