Ray Butch Gamboa
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There’s no better way than to privatize
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 19, 2018 - 12:00am
This can’t be the norm as day in and day out we can see obviously ill-maintained and derelict vehicles or “rolling coffins” on city streets and rural roads – smoke-belchers, and rickety rust...
Enviable homegrown business enterprise
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Through the years we have established in this column our yearning to spotlight people, people movers, game changers, significant events, budding enterprises and the like to serve as possible inspiration to our readers...
Mercedes-Benz A-Class at the House Manila
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It was considered as the first hatchback luxury car when it was initially launched in 1997.
The fairest of the fair
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Many of us have been thrilled no end with some of the recent basketball games in the UAAP. Aside from being all cliffhangers, their significance to the teams engaged, as well as to some personalities involved, made...
Mitsubishi’s global launch of all-new Strada
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A host of the country’s motoring journalists were flown by Mitsubishi Motors Philippines to Thailand for the Global Launch last Nov. 9 of the Triton L200, which is known in the Philippines as the Mitsubishi...
Lamborghini Urus SUV arrives in style
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
I witnessed how both car buyers and auto enthusiasts couldn’t hide their expressions of awe upon the unveiling of the Lamborghini Urus, vaunted as the world’s fastest SUV at Okada Manila last week.
Adopt a cat?
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 17, 2018 - 12:00am
As we wander through the metro for the best leisure destinations (which for some reason unknown to me, my Business & Leisure production team seem to favor a certain part of the metro), we found Marikina’s first...
Another foodie destination
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 10, 2018 - 12:00am
As we still try to steer away from the current much intriguing business scene, which some people consider though I refuse to believe, is predicated on who you know rather that what you can offer, we spotlight another...
It wasn’t this easy before…yet very legal
by Ray Butch Gamboa - October 27, 2018 - 12:00am
If you have owned a firearm at least for the past 10 years, you would know how easy or how difficult it is to have it licensed, depending on how you view life.
Here are the year’s most outstanding automobiles
by Ray Butch Gamboa - October 24, 2018 - 12:00am
For some reason, this year’s handing out of the Auto Focus People’s Choice Awards for the most preferred car models and most popular automobiles and the Media’s Choice Awards for exceptional car...
For them, CSR is serious business too
by Ray Butch Gamboa - October 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Contrary to what some clueless minds speculate, the local auto industry doesn’t just exist to make sure we have another exasperating day going to the office, school, the mall or to buy the day’s marketing...
Phoenix fuels multi-brand test drive fest
by Ray Butch Gamboa - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The biggest one stop shop of the country’s major car manufacturers, importers and distributors will have its Pre-Christmas staging from Nov. 15 to 18 at the SM Mall of Asia.
A leisure destination for nature lovers
by Ray Butch Gamboa - October 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The staff and crew of Business & Leisure (B&L) never ceases to keep their eyes open for destinations that would freshen our senses.
A free car for a good doer
by Ray Butch Gamboa - October 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Three years ago multibusiness tycoon and Phoenix Petroleum president and CEO Dennis Uy conceived an advocacy campaign that aims to bring out the “super hero” in every driver and promote driving as a noble...
Tubong lugaw
by Ray Butch Gamboa - September 29, 2018 - 12:00am
There’s this expression in local parlance that would describe a business enterprise with returns that far exceed its meager investment—“tubong lugaw.”
CSR through sports
by Ray Butch Gamboa - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The old saying that goes, “Different folks, different strokes,” can be exemplified by how different corporate entities demonstrate their seriousness in their corporate citizenship.
Current vote rankings for People’s Choice Awards
by Ray Butch Gamboa - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
This year’s search for the country’s most popular automobiles in the Standard and Premium Luxury segments as well as the most preferred models in each automobile category of sedans, SUVs/crossover, pickups,...
An auction not to miss
by Ray Butch Gamboa - September 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The closest I got myself into an auction was watching them in the movies or on a television series, ‘Storage Wars’.
Government reactions to riders’ grievances
by Ray Butch Gamboa - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week on this column we gave way to the country’s motorcycle riders’ perception that they are being discriminated against by law enforcers specifically on certain issues.
My pet teacher
by Ray Butch Gamboa - September 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Can you still recall the name of your teacher who you considered your most favorite throughout your entire school life?
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