Sia, salamat!

First published in Tulay, Fortnightly Chinese-Filipino Digest 24, no. 13 (December 6-19, 2011): 5. The Chinese surname 謝 (Xie in Mandarin, Sia in Hokkien), literally means thanks or salamat in Filipino. It ranks 23rd among Chinese surname in the Philippines, and 24th in China. It is said that 謝 was among the four big famous […]