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Pinoy writes HK Disney theme song

By Amyline Ching – Pinoys did it again. At the heels of the success of Filipino artists Charice Pempengco and Rafe Totengco abroad, Pinoy music composer Rony Fortich brought yet another honor to the Philippines when his song “Celebration in the Air” bested entries from around the globe to Read more »


by Rodel Rodis – The most hated author in America today is not Sarah Palin but Amy Chua, a Filipino-Chinese American whose controversial best-selling book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” has ignited a firestorm of controversy.

Pinoy designs toys for Disney

By Steve Angeles, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau – At 30, a soon-to-be-father of 2 is still playing with toys for a living. From “Toy Story” to “Cars” to “Pirates of the Caribbean”, PJ Palijo leads the creative Disney Team that takes movie and television characters from the screen Read more »

Looking for Jose Rizal

By J. I. E. Teodoro – The problem with Jose Rizal is that he is very famous and his face is so familiar. The picture of his bust is on the one-peso coin, even as its value has diminished embarrassingly through the years.

Vatican Nativity scene features 9 Pinoy figures

By Evelyn Macairan – The most awaited Nativity scene that showcases nine Filipino figures was unveiled at St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Christmas Eve.

Pinoy chefs shine in cooking showdown

By Henni Esinosa, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau Three Filipino chefs brought their A-game to the plate last Saturday at the Metreon for the first-ever Kulinarya: Filipino Cuisine Showdown in the United States.