Going ‘solo’ in Sydney
by Pat-P Daza - April 15, 2024 - 12:00am
The latter half of our Sydney trip was nothing short of sensational. At this point, my daughter Gabbie and son Paolo were off on their own adventurous agendas while I was looking forward to quality catch-up time...
Family time in Sydney
by Pat-P Daza - April 8, 2024 - 12:00am
A couple of months ago, my daughter Gabbie and I saw the box-office hit movie, “Anyone But You.”
A taste of food heaven
by Pat-P Daza - April 1, 2024 - 12:00am
Finkels is the delightful coffee shop and Mediterranean restaurant that opened last September in Plainview, Mandaluyong City.
Mr. M gets star-studded birthday tribute
by Pat-P Daza - March 25, 2024 - 12:00am
It takes a Mr. M — also known as Johnny Manahan — to gather a constellation of showbiz’s brightest stars in one place at one time. That’s exactly what happened on the night of March 16, when...
Direk Mae Cruz-Alviar on ‘Rewind’ success, dream project
by Pat-P Daza - March 18, 2024 - 12:00am
To continue the celebration of International Women’s Month, this week I am putting the spotlight on direk Mae Cruz-Alviar, the director behind the phenomenal Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) box-office hit...
Inside the creative mind of Cecil Ravelas
by Pat-P Daza - March 11, 2024 - 12:00am
As part of the celebration of International Women’s Month, I wanted to feature a woman who embodies the new Filipina, one who is fashionable, outgoing, independent, smart, beautiful and witty! Here are the...
Jerry Acuzar on showcasing Pasig River
by Pat-P Daza - March 4, 2024 - 12:00am
For an upcoming episode of my NET25 morning show “Ano Sa Palagay N’yo,” I recently had the privilege of interviewing Jose Rizalino “Jerry” Acuzar, Secretary of the Department of Human...
Anya Alindada and Rubby Coyiuto share their artistic journeys
by Pat-P Daza - February 26, 2024 - 12:00am
This week’s piece is devoted to interviews with two female artists: a ballerina and a visual artist.
Forecast for the year of the Imperial Mystical Dragon
by Pat-P Daza - February 19, 2024 - 12:00am
On Feb. 9, the eve of the Chinese New Year, I checked in at New World Hotel in Makati with my kids, Gabbie and Paolo.
Remembering ABS-CBN pillars Deo Endrinal and Jake Almeda Lopez
by Pat-P Daza - February 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Feb. 3 was a heartbreaking day for ABS-CBN because two of its pillars — Deo Endrinal (60) and lawyer Jake Almeda Lopez (95) — passed away that Saturday.  
A celebration of love
by Pat-P Daza - February 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Last Saturday, Jan. 27, I attended the wedding reception dinner of Jared Rhys Chua and Stephanie Marquez.
NET25 show ‘Open for Business’ holds first awards ceremony
by Pat-P Daza - January 29, 2024 - 12:00am
Last Thursday, Jan. 25,
Stories from teen son’s solo European adventure
by Pat-P Daza - January 22, 2024 - 12:00am
What do teens spend their money on these days?
How Christopher de Leon stays in tip-top shape at 67
by Pat-P Daza - January 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Power couple Christopher “Boyet” de Leon and beautiful wife Sandy Andolong (who was sporting a new pixie haircut) hosted a casual and fun lunch in Mario’s Tomas Morato last Thursday for Manay Lolit...
How NET25 welcomed 2024 at Philippine Arena
by Pat-P Daza - January 8, 2024 - 12:00am
Last Sunday, Dec. 31, was my first time to attend NET25’s annual New Year’s Eve Countdown at the Philippine Arena.
Family is and will always be love
by Pat-P Daza - January 1, 2024 - 12:00am
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our Daza Christmas reunions were cancelled in 2020, 2021, and 2022. Fortunately, in 2023, we determined that it was safe to resume our family tradition of getting together on Christmas...
Whirlwind weekend in Bangkok
by Pat-P Daza - December 25, 2023 - 12:00am
First things first: Merry Christmas, dear reader!
Rubby Sy-Coyiuto’s budget-friendly beauty tips
by Pat-P Daza - December 18, 2023 - 12:00am
I first met Rubby Sy-Coyiuto, CEO and founder of Flawless Face & Body Clinic, when we were both school girls in the ‘70s.
A mother-and-son trip to the Meralco Christmas Village
by Pat-P Daza - December 11, 2023 - 12:00am
Last week, my son Paolo invited me to accompany him to the Meralco compound along Ortigas Ave. so we could explore their Christmas village. Befitting Meralco, the theme of the glittering display was, “Maliwanag...
A musical-themed birthday bash
by Pat-P Daza - December 4, 2023 - 12:00am
On Nov. 25, Lourdes “Nene” Pe Lim celebrated her 80th birthday.
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