February, 2011

February 6th, 2011Uncategorized 0 Comments

BACOLOD City Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia said the holding of the 6th Bacolaodiat Festival, which highlighted the city’s Chinese New Year celebration, last February 3-6 was successful. “This is definitely a resounding success,” Leonardia said Sunday during the Champions Night at SM City Bacolod where the winners of the lantern dance contest rendered their winning […]

February 6th, 2011Uncategorized 0 Comments

THE Chinese community all over the country welcomes the Chinese New Year with spectacular fireworks display, but not in Davao City as the total firecracker ban has been implemented for 10 years now. But this never dampened the spirits of the Chinese and Filipino-Chinese nationals living in the city as they continued to celebrate the […]

February 5th, 2011Uncategorized 0 Comments

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Filipino-Chinese residents in Cagayan de Oro are one in welcoming the Year of the Metal Rabbit on February 3 with much fanfare and merriment. Lots of activities have earlier been lined up by Chinese schools, civic and religious groups to make the celebration more meaningful. (more)

February 5th, 2011Uncategorized 0 Comments

CEBU CITY — The Chinese-Filipino community here gathered on Saturday to celebrate the first annual Chinese New Year Festival in the city. The festive celebration of food and culture dubbed as “Xin Nian: Cebu Chinese New Year Festival 2011” was held at the Ayala Center Terraces. Newly assigned Chinese Consul General in Cebu, He Shijing, […]

February 1st, 2011Feature 0 Comments

The thing that is so enthralling about Chinese culture is its tremendous regard for tradition. Easily charged by the misguided mind (pardon but this author included) as superstitions, the many components of Chinese custom evident in the coming Chinese New Year celebration are after all but honest musings about life. Mysterious and colorful, the Chinese […]

February 1st, 2011Feature 0 Comments

Tikoy lovers know it is easy to prepare and is a favorite during the Chinese New Year celebration. This type of rice cake or pudding can be served as long as it is heated or fried after it is dipped in egg. But making tikoy is not that hard. However, Rosa Sy, one of the owners […]

February 1st, 2011Feature 0 Comments

The weather’s been really crazy lately. I’m just not sure how it contributed to my recently weird appetite like craving for Peking Duck Pizza! This not-so-usual pizza I discovered when together with a friend we feasted on a stretch of buffet specialties at the new Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu. Then our attention got transferred particularly […]

February 1st, 2011News 0 Comments

THE Chinese community in Davao City will welcome the Year of the Golden Rabbit with a twist, as they expect thousands of guests and spectators to fill the gymnasium of Davao Central High School (DCHS) on J.P Laurel Avenue Wednesday night. Jasper Huang, coordinator of this year’s Chinese New Year celebration, said that compared to […]

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