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Aurora Diaz-Wilson
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Hip-hug hostel
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - August 1, 2015 - 10:00am
Creak… Squeak… The spring bed above me started moving ever so slightly. A hint of a rhythmic rattle. Slowly at first — just a steady to and fro — then the pace quickened and the pace was...
Tommy Ng: Bringing corporate singles together
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - September 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Tommy Ng worked in various banks when he noticed that across the industry, 60 percent of employees are single.
Cecilia Conaco: The business of molecular biology
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Molecular biologists study the things that happen inside the cell.
Ali Alejandro and his superheroes
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - August 6, 2012 - 12:00am
As the artistic director of Nova, Ali Alejandro is tasked with deciding what events to host and which artists to exhibit in their Pasong Tamo gallery.
James Peñalosa: 'Just hate quitting'
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - July 9, 2012 - 12:00am
As managing director of the recently set-up JP Communications, our 5’10” bachelor invested nearly half a million pesos to launch his enterprise.
Denise Aquino: Hair's a way to do business
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
In 2010, Denise Anne Aquino opened Tokyo Posh in Rockwell, a salon dedicated to hair extensions.
Monique Borja: The business of yoga
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - May 28, 2012 - 12:00am
Some careers develop by chance. For Monique Borja, attending a workshop opened the path that led her to become a teacher and franchise owner of Bliss Yoga studio in Greenhills.
Cristina Madara: A nose for successful scents
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - May 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Six months ago, Cristina Madara had to make a choice: did she want to develop her career in Vancouver, America, or the Philippines? Armed with a product development degree from the Fashion Institute of Design...
Joseph Calata: Envisioning the agricultural 7-Eleven
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - May 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Speaking mostly in Tagalog, Joseph Calata recalls that 11 years ago, he was in college in La Salle University.
Fabio Ceccarelli: An Italian artist drawn to the Philippines
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - April 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Even as a child, Fabio Ceccarelli was intrigued by the culture of different societies.
The business of baby camp
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - April 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Everyone has a dream. I have a dream, and if by articulating this vision I can convince you to be part of it, then it may come true.
The business of Cirque du Soleil
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - June 27, 2011 - 12:00am
He glides onto the stage, a hefty man with bright blue walking sticks.
Every dog has its day
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - May 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Inspired by her love of dogs, Ciara Lira grabbed the opportunity to buy a pet shop on Estrella St. near the Power Plant Mall of Rockwell.
Albert Martin Villa-real: Selling the dream of a first home
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
His first job with Landco was handing out flyers in shopping malls.
Jamming with Alvin Cornista
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - April 4, 2011 - 12:00am
When Alvin plays his sax, conversation stops.
Ekyat Cuadra: Beauty the Japanese way
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - March 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Opening four skin and body centers at the same time might seem reckless, especially if one hasn’t done it before, but Cristina “Ekyat” Ledesma Cuadra felt it was the right way to launch.
Pie Alvarez: Promoting the beauty of Palawan
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - March 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Crocodiles may seem ruthless and endangered but when they land in the municipality of San Vicente, Palawan, they can relax.
Krissy Tiu: The thrill of Discovery
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - March 14, 2011 - 12:00am
When John Tiu Ka Cho set up Union Hardware in Binondo, Manila, little did he know that selling locks and tools in 1947 would lead to bigger projects that his heirs would venture into.
Marilyn Manuel: Promoting early learning
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - March 7, 2011 - 12:00am
Laughter punctuates the conversation of Marilyn Manuel.
Borgy Manotoc: 'Love people, work hard and enjoy the world'
by Aurora Diaz-Wilson - February 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Even as a young boy, Fernando Martin “Borgy” Marcos Manotoc was obsessed with clothes and shoes.
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