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...
Honoring stories of courage
by Babe Romualdez - October 27, 2019 - 12:00am
For over 70 years, the relationship between the Philippines and the US has remained solid, forged in the fire of battle when Filipinos and Americans fought together during World War II.
Inspiring men & women
by Babe Romualdez - October 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Now on its 16th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines recently concluded its 2019 search for the most inspiring entrepreneurs in the country through awarding ceremonies held at the Makati Shangri-La Ho...
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.
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