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Edgardo J. Angara, man of destiny
by Wilson Lee Flores - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The sudden demise of former Senate President Edgardo Javier Angara is a great loss to the Philippines, because he is one of the most hardworking and intellectually brilliant politicians whose numerous laws, projects...
What we can learn from Jewish struggles & success
by Wilson Lee Flores - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
This month marks the 70th anniversary of the independence of the remarkable state of Israel, a modern-day miracle that was created after the horrific, racist Holocaust murdered six million Jews in Europe.
Mahathir’s mother is the reason he just became the world’s oldest leader
by Wilson Lee Flores - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
A political earthquake just shook our neighbor Malaysia, with the incredible and stunning election win of 92-year-old Dr. Mahathir Mohamad returning him again to power on May 10, ending the uninterrupted 61-year...
Dennis Uy: ‘In business, dapat may forever’
by Wilson Lee Flores - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the most unforgettable dinner forum speakers of Anvil Business Club was Davao City’s emerging business taipan, 44-year-old Dennis Uy, who founded the country’s third biggest oil firm Phoenix Petroleum,...
Shut down Boracay violators, not the whole island
by Wilson Lee Flores - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Boracay Foundation chairman Henry Chusuey told The Philippine STAR in an exclusive interview: “Our 150 business members support President Duterte in his noble objectives of cleaning and protecting Boracay...
The Piggy Bank Project
by Wilson Lee Flores - March 26, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the most unique and cute youth civic projects in the Philippines now is already in its second year and spearheaded by the idealistic 10-year-old equestrian Mariabella Gabrielle “Minxie” K. Romualdez,...
The wealthiest women in the Philippines
by Wilson Lee Flores - March 19, 2018 - 12:00am
In the recent list of the Philippines’ 12 wealthiest dollar billionaires by Forbes magazine, I noticed that there was not a single woman on that roster.
Most of Philippines’ 12 wealthiest endured hardships, 7 are self-made
by Wilson Lee Flores - March 12, 2018 - 12:00am
With Fortune magazine no longer publishing its own list of the world’s wealthiest people, which once included even political leaders such as the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and British Queen Elizabeth...
Did you know that the SM Group has 6 Henry Sys?
by Wilson Lee Flores - February 26, 2018 - 12:00am
The Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) recently hosted a unique and unforgettable dinner forum for the business community on Feb. 22. FFCCCII president Domingo Yap and...
Grit is one of the success secrets of Lucio Tan
by Wilson Lee Flores - February 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Apart from the usual attributes and qualities needed to become a successful entrepreneur or professional such as intelligence, hard work, positive energy and guts, the 83-year-old, simple-living, rags-to-riches entrepreneur...
Traditions & good luck beliefs in the world’s oldest Chinatown in Manila
by Wilson Lee Flores - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Although many members of the local ethnic Chinese minority have for years moved their homes out of Manila’s historic Binondo district — reputedly the world’s oldest Chinatown and still an important...
The Philippine ‘Economic Miracle’ will come after Charter Change
by Wilson Lee Flores - January 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Good news: the robust, fast-growing Philippine economy is really on the radar of international investors and business groups.
The New Bread Kings: SM, San Miguel, Gokongwei, Gardenia, Salim
by Wilson Lee Flores - January 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The year 2018, soon to be the “Year of the Dog” after Chinese lunar New Year next month, is a year of unprecedented fast economic growth and progress for the Philippines.
What are our economic & political prospects in 2018?
by Wilson Lee Flores - January 8, 2018 - 12:00am
I believe the Philippines is entering a most exciting and totally new era of faster economic growth and bold socioeconomic reforms, the likes of which we haven’t seen in years, and which I’d describe...
The world’s most beautiful Christmas trees
by Wilson Lee Flores - December 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Why do we have Christmas trees? I have loved Christmas trees ever since I was a child. Christmas trees should remind us the reason for this season.
Shangri-La founder Robert Kuok’s memoirs
by Wilson Lee Flores - December 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
All businesspeople, professionals, and leaders should read the unprecedented release of 94-year-old Shangri-La Hotel chain founder, the world’s 54th wealthiest billionaire, Malaysian business leader Robert...
11 success strategies from Donald Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’
by Wilson Lee Flores - November 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Geopolitics experts Ambassador Alberto Encomienda, Brig. Gen. Victor Corpus and the late accounting icon Carlos Valdes’ son Undersecretary Antonio “Butch” Valdes recently talked about the Association...
How Dawn Zulueta, Lea Salonga and Ping Lacson keep their ageless good looks and health
by Wilson Lee Flores - November 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Dawn Zulueta. She’s the “body that started it all” for Marie France, i.e. the celebrity in “before and after” transformations.
Phil stocks hit 11th record high, and why Naty Cheng of Uratex was touched
by Wilson Lee Flores - November 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
Congratulations to Phoenix Petroleum’s 43-year-old billionaire founder Dennis Uy on his wise and strategic move of buying the Family Mart convenience store chain from Ayala Group and the Tantoco family, because...
Life & success secrets of the humble billionaire Jack Ma
by Wilson Lee Flores - October 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
Today is very difficult. Tomorrow is difficult, but the day after tomorrow is very beautiful.— Jack Ma  
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