Chari Heredia-Reyes brings tastes of home to the US

By Carla Bianca Ravanes-Higham Just like most Filipinos, Chari Heredia-Reyes grew up surrounded by everything sweet “in a full household where fruitcakes and pastries were lined up by the hundreds during the Christmas season.” Coming from a family of eleven children, Chari took it upon herself to assist her mom’s seasonal undertaking of baking goodies […]

Google doodles Filipina artist Pacita Abad

By MARK CRUZET GOOGLE on Friday paid tribute to award-winning Filipina artist Pacita Abad with a doodle of herself and her work. Abad was born in 1946 in Basco, Batanes. In 1967, she graduated with a degree in Political Science at the University of the Philippines Diliman in Quezon City. She traveled to the United […]

Pacita Abad: A million times a woman, an artist

There are two things we must know about Pacita Abad’s “A Million Things to Say,” now on exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD). First is that the exhibit is billed as a “reintroduction” rather than a retrospective of the artist. Second, in MCAD’s decade-long existence, this is the first show headlined by a woman.

The reason for our being: To get The Story and to keep getting it right.

Veteran broadcast journalist and GMA News and Public Affairs pillar Jessica Soho received the 2018 Gawad Plaridel for Outstanding Journalist, the highest honor given by the University of the Philippines System for media practitioners who have “performed with the highest level of professional integrity in the interest of public service.” Below is her address upon receiving the award.