With his good looks and talent, young theater actor Fred Lo could easily go the predictable road: charm his way to the top of the corporate ladder, say, while collecting girlfriends, gadgets and cars.
It’s Baguio weather up here in the mountains between the states of Pahang and Selangor in Malaysia, where stands Resorts World (RW) Genting—the mother of all RW properties that include one in Singapore (Sentosa Island), another in the New York (soon in Miami), and the Philippines (Pasay City).
An hour’s plane ride from Narita, the city of Kanazawa was our first stop. Situated in the western part, facing the Sea of Japan, it doesn’t have the hustle and bustle of a big Japanese city. The sidewalks don’t teem with scurrying pedestrians. But it’s not a sleepy town either, for it has the amenities of a modern city.
The World Costume Festival 2013, to be held April 26-May 2 in the heritage city of Vigan, Ilocos Sur, is expected to be not only a pleasure trip but also an educational tour both for tourists and participants.
Francis O. Villacorta’s historical drama “San Pedro Calungsod, Batang Santo” tells the story of the young Visayan-Filipino from the 17th century who was canonized on Oct. 21, 2012, at St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City, and became the second Filipino saint in history.
The Philippine Educational Theater Association (Peta), in partnership with Globe Telecom, recently staged the highly successful and long-running production of “Batang Rizal” in Dagupan City, before an audience of thousands of college students from different universities and colleges in Pangasinan.
Actor and director Nor Domingo has a sweet side to him outside of the theater world: He makes tropical fruit-flavored sorbets.
On March 21, Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida, who serves as the chair of the Seventh International Manga Award Executive Committee, announced the award’s schedule for submission of entries.