Marlisa Punzalan shines in XFactor Top Five

By Violi Calvert Marlisa singing Super Love Fil-Aussie Marlisa Punzalan’s rendition of ‘Super Love’ on Sunday September 28 was given the big ‘thumbs up’ by her followers. They expressed their appreciation by voting her to stay in the XFactor in the Top Five as announced on Monday September 29 during the elimination round. My friends […]

Sandigan radio program airs live in inner west festivals

Charles Chan and Violi Calvert – Strathfield Spring Festival Sandigan Radio is now on its fifth year broadcasting with 2rdj 88.1FM, every Friday 9-10a.m. The program’s hosts are Charles Chan, Michelle Baltazar, and Violi Calvert. It was part of the radio station’s outside broadcast at the Strathfield Spring Festival and the Burwood Festival, held on […]

The Beauty of Down Syndrome

By Bless Salonga The news about Baby Gammy, the boy reportedly abandoned by his Australian parents after being born to a surrogate mother in Thailand, and his complex situation generated mixed emotions all over the world. He had no idea how he was instrumental in opening a can of worms on pregnancy issues, moral and […]

Buwan ng Wika, Bocaue at Bundaberg

Ni Lutgarda “Lee” Espiritu-Pendleton Aking isusulat ang artikulo bilang paggunita sa Buwan ng Wika sa Pilipinas nitong nakaraang Agosto. Buwan ng Wika [Image: Malacanan Palace Facebook] Agosto ay Buwan ng Wika Ang Pilipinas ay binubuo ng 7,107 na mga kapuluan at may mahigit na 100 klase ng mga diyalekto sa iba’t -ibang rehiyon magmula Luzon, […]