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How can small businesses & professionals prepare for disasters?
by Wilson Lee Flores - April 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The beautiful, sun-kissed islands of our tourism paradise of the Philippines have the mixed blessings of abundant natural resources, fertile volcanic soil and also lots of natural disasters once in a while, such...
Tiger Woods and the art of the comeback
by Wilson Lee Flores - April 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford once said, “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”
What we can learn from the top billionaires
by Wilson Lee Flores - March 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Congratulations to the wealthiest Filipino billionaires of 2019, according to estimates by Forbes magazine.
Berna Romulo Puyat on #ItsMoreFunInThePhilippines, remarrying, power naps & Duterte
by Wilson Lee Flores - February 24, 2019 - 12:00am
After the Philippines achieved an all-time record of 7.1 million tourist arrivals last year, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette “Berna” Romulo Puyat on Feb. 18 successfully relaunched the...
Why Tikoy, Chinese New Year date changes annually — and are you Filipino or Chinese?
by Wilson Lee Flores - February 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Since we the ethnic Chinese comprise a small minority of about two percent of the whole Filipino national population and mostly in business as SMEs — numerically less than even Moros or Filipino Muslims of...
What are your zodiac readings for the Year of the Pig?
by Wilson Lee Flores - February 5, 2019 - 12:00am
It is now 2019 in the Western Gregorian calendar, but on Feb. 5, it will be the 4,716th year of the ancient Chinese lunar calendar — the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year. How do people celebrate this...
Why Tikoy, Chinese New Year date changes annually — and are you Filipino or Chinese?
by Wilson Lee Flores - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Since we the ethnic Chinese comprise a small minority of about two percent of the whole Filipino national population and mostly in business as SMEs — numerically less than even Moros or Filipino Muslims of...
What are your zodiac readings for the Year of the Pig?
by Wilson Lee Flores - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
It is now 2019 in the Western Gregorian calendar, but on Feb. 5, it will be the 4,716th year of the ancient Chinese lunar calendar — the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year. How do people celebrate this...
Conversations with the late Henry Sy Sr.: The Shoe Expert, The Dreamer, The Foodie
by Wilson Lee Flores - January 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Two remarkable business leaders and philanthropists who’ve given me unforgettable interviews are Henry Sy Sr. and John Gokongwei Jr.
Stylist Leo Espinosa on GMA, Miriam, Irene, Geny Lopez, Chito Madrigal and Duterte
by Wilson Lee Flores - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Leo Espinosa is one of Asia’s most accomplished hair stylists and interior designers in Taiwan during its economic boom years, then in the Philippines as the last protégé of socialite and business...
Henry Sy Sr., retail king and mall tycoon, 94
by Wilson Lee Flores - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
His legacy of hard work, simple living and a firm belief in the value of education lives on in his family and in the thousands of lives he had touched through his numerous businesses and philanthropic activitie...
Filipino-Chinese community to build ‘Friendship Dome’ in Marawi
by Wilson Lee Flores - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the challenges in business worldwide is not just how to ensure smooth transition of business authority and how to continue entrepreneurial vigor in a family and business enterprise from one generation (usually...
Chavit Singson on getting Miss Universe franchise, world’s tallest Jesus statue, Duterte, Pacquiao, Erap, Joma, Marcos & Ninoy
by Wilson Lee Flores - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the most enigmatic and controversial politicians in the Philippines is 77-year-old former Ilocos Sur governor and now Philippine Councilors League national president Luis “Chavit” Singson.
New Year’s resolutions for entrepreneurs and professionals
by Wilson Lee Flores - January 7, 2019 - 12:00am
What are positive, important and achievable New Year’s resolutions we can list down and endeavor to accomplish for a truly happy, healthy and fulfilling 2019?
Borrowed time
by Wilson Lee Flores - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The exciting new year again beckons as a time for our continuous, never-ending renewal and for reaffirming our commitment to our fondest dreams in life.
What Century Properties’ Joey Antonio learned from his late dad
by Wilson Lee Flores - December 17, 2018 - 12:00am
A low-profile but important inspiration and wise mentor of 72-year-old billionaire Ambassador Jose “Joey” EB Antonio of Century Properties Group is his late father, former banker Ramon “Ramy”...
Congrats to Fernando Zobel de Ayala, John Gokongwei Jr. & Dennis Uy
by Wilson Lee Flores - December 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The year 2018 has been good yet turbulent for our fast-growing but resilient Philippine economy, with challenges like oil price-induced inflation (now stabilizing) and global uncertainties from the unresolved US...
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, a farmer’s son who became general
by Wilson Lee Flores - December 9, 2018 - 12:00am
An inspiring modern-day Cinderella story is the life of National Defense Secretary Delfin Negrillo Lorenzana, who was born in Midsayap, Cotabato province in Mindanao, as a son of a poor rural farmer.
George Ty: business leader with a heart
by Wilson Lee Flores - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the Philippines’ most generous philanthropists and top business leaders, the late Metrobank Group and GT Capital Holdings chairman emeritus George S. K. Ty passed away on Nov. 23 at age 86 after battling...
The story behind Jose Mari Chan’s inspiring ‘Christmas in Our Hearts’
by Wilson Lee Flores - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Life can sometimes be a series of unexpected and unexplainable events, which come together to fulfill things beyond even our wildest dreams.
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