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Unbearable grief on the loss of a son and remembering treasured memories

This author gave birth to Jonathan Jason Gorges on June 25,1972 at the Weiss Memorial Hospital in the windy city of Chicago, Illinois. After three years, due to severe winter weather conditions, we left the windy city and found our […]
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OC Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce’s 22nd Awards Gala focuses on next gen

The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County focused this year’s signature event in celebrating  tomorrow’s leaders at the 22nd edition of the Annual Awards Gala last Oct. 7 at the Magic Kingdom Ballroom of Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. […]
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For love of country

Filipinos seem to be rallying behind the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, based on a nationwide survey conducted by Pulse Asia last month. In that survey conducted by Pulse Asia from September 25 to October 1, Duterte’s approval and trust […]
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Humility as a virtue

The word humility is defined in the Merriam Webster Dictionary as the quality or state of being humble. Humility, most often than not, is mistaken as a sign of weakness and submissiveness or even fear. But to me, real humility […]
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Asian Business Association of OC Connects Companies with Entrepreneurs

One of the greatest attributes of America in being a great world power is its ability to harness the multifarious talents and gifted minds of its mosaic demographics. The country is likened magnets that lure talented people from many nations […]
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Miriam was Asia’s ‘Iron Lady’

Former Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, known as the “iron lady of Asia” died Thursday morning after a two-year battle with lung cancer. She was 71 years old. According to reports, Santiago died peacefully in her sleep at 8:51 Thursday morning […]
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Congen Adelio Angelito Cruz ‘Meets and Greets’ Pinoys in Bellflower

What was intended to be an intimate gathering to welcome LA’s top public official from the Philippines turned out to be not so with Pinoys from various parts of Southern California coming in force for the event. Newly installed Consul […]
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The war on drugs successful?

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar is saying that the government’s relentless drive against banned narcotics was a success due to the high number of drug addicts who voluntarily surrendered to the police and undergo drug rehabilitation. As of this week, the […]
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Four Asian countries make it to Top 50 Happiest in survey

Happiness could be a relative term that describes range of positive emotions which includes joy, pride, contentment and gratitude. It’s a term used interchangeably with “subjective well-being” and could be measured using a set of parameters. Every year since the […]
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LA to host Citta D’Arezzo Grand Winner UP Madrigal Singers’ US Concert

Los Angeles will have the privilege of hosting  the American leg tour of the multi-awarded Philippine Madrigal Singers on December 11. The talented group had recently added another laurel in their caps by winning the  Citta D’Arezzo Grand Prize in […]