LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson has no qualms about returns. When controversy erupted over her award from the University of Santo Tomas Alumni Association, she gladly returned it.
Shortly thereafter, Uson was again the subject of ridilcule when she stated that Mayon Volcano was located in Naga City, Camarines Sur.
So, to silence her critics, she organized a team of her avid supporters to return Mayon Volcano to its rightful place — in Albay. And the volunteers did it Bayanihan style!
NEW YORK, New York (The Adobo Chronicles, New York Bureau) – It has never happened in the entire history of The New York Times: three books by two Filipinos and a Filipino American author made it to the top three of the Bestsellers’ List.
Jover Laurio’s ‘Resibo’ and Rene Astudillo’s ‘The Adobo Chronicles’ tied in first place in the NYT Best Seller List this week.
Raissa Robles’ ‘Marcos Martial Law: Never Again’ was a very distant second, but still in the top three.
Book publishing has finally come of age in the Philippines and in the Filipino diaspora.
HOLLYWOOD, California (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Kris Aquino’s first major Hollywood film project has been completed and it hits theaters around the world in early February. It’s titled, “Yellow Safari.”
The Adobo Chronicles was able to secure an advanced copy of the film’s trailer and we are sharing it for the first time with our subscribers and followers.