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Award honors French professor as Kapampangan

Jean Christophe Gaillard. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

He’s French. But when Jean Christophe Gaillard joins 10 Kapampangan in a room, there will be 11 of them.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Sainthood unclear for three martyrs from Pampanga


The path to sainthood for three men who served in the same missions of St. Lorenzo Ruiz and soon-to-be canonized Blessed Pedro Calungsod has not been cleared even if their martyrdom was well-documented, according to a review of the book “Kapampangan Pioneers in the Philippine Church.”

Posted: October 20th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Chef Sau’s culinary touch


CHEF Sau del Rosario is one of the country’s finest celebrity chefs. His Kapampangan roots embody the rich cuisine and culture that he recreates in his culinary dishes that is refining the character of Filipino cookery. A native of Angeles, Pampanga, he grew up with a family whose passion is cooking, very typical of Kapampangans. Pampanga, after all, is the culinary capital of the Philippines. He polished his natural flair for cooking by enrolling in the Culinary Institute of America and gained invaluable experience in France for many years. In fact, he finds time to visit France every year. I had the pleasure of meeting and enjoying Chef Sau’s heirloom dishes in his Villa Café in Makati late last year.

Posted: October 13th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Unesco heritage city taps Kapampangan skill

THE UNESCO heritage city of Vigan commissioned Kapampangan sculptor Wilfredo Layug to do this wood relief on the culture and history of the city. TONETTE T. OREJAS/INQUIRER Central Luzon

GUAGUA, Pampanga—A wooden relief mural on the culture, industries and history of Vigan, an Ilocos Sur city on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco), has been completed by artisans in an old woodcarving community here.   Sculpted by Wilfredo Layug and a team of eight, the Vigan […]

Posted: October 3rd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DepEd sees noisier, rowdier Grade 1 classes


Coming soon in public schools: Noisier, rowdier and smarter Grade 1 pupils. Incoming first-graders in June are expected to speak up more in class as the Department of Education (DepEd) switches to the mother tongue as medium of instruction in the early grades.

Posted: January 21st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »