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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...
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?
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...
Ping-pong diplomacy and 200,000 Filipino teachers
by Wilson Lee Flores - November 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The first two weeks of November were a very busy period for the Philippines’ envoy to Beijing, Ambassador Chito Sta. Romana, as he warmly welcomed two different but equally important Philippine delegations...
Duterte, GMA support ‘World Pandesal Day’ on October 16
by Wilson Lee Flores - October 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Despite a Feb. 6 fire that burned down Quezon City’s pioneering, award-winning, 79-year-old Kamuning Bakery Café, my staff, bakers and I are still optimistic.
On Kris Aquino’s financial woes, the Chinese Ambassador and the Davao entrepreneur
by Wilson Lee Flores - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the Philippines’ most financially successful showbiz celebrities is the articulate and entrepreneurial Kris Cojuangco Aquino, who on Sept. 25 went public on her Facebook page about her current financial...
Top flour mills are investing in the Philippines
by Wilson Lee Flores - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Self-made real estate billionaire and former Senate President Manny Villar Jr. once told me that in times of turbulence, do not listen to the pessimists who just keep complaining.
Why some of the world’s richest and most successful used to be newsboys
by Wilson Lee Flores - September 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Sending kids to study in Ivy League schools for an MBA or to earn degrees from famous universities isn’t the best way to train future great leaders.
Tondo-born CEO Benjie Yap targets sustained growth for Unilever
by Wilson Lee Flores - August 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Humility, strategic thinking, integrity, straightforward efficiency, savvy marketing, customer focus, and traditional family values.
After two bridges gifted by China, how to bridge our territorial disputes?
by Wilson Lee Flores - July 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The recent July 17 groundbreaking ceremony for Metro Manila’s two new bridge projects of the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge in Manila and the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge in Makati — P5.27 billion gifts by China...
The Thai cave rescue & the nobility of the human spirit
by Wilson Lee Flores - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Thank goodness, amid all the bad news about geopolitical conflict, the global oil price jump causing inflation and even acrimonious trade wars, there is the extraordinary Thai cave rescue of the 12 boys of the Moo...
Ramon Ang’s 7 secrets to happiness
by Wilson Lee Flores - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
What are the secrets to happiness of one of the Philippines’ modern self-made success stories, visionary industrialist and philanthropist Ramon S. Ang of the 128-year-old San Miguel Corp. (SMC), Eagle Cement,...
Unsung heroes of the Philippines’ fast-growing economy
by Wilson Lee Flores - June 4, 2018 - 12:00am
It is not true that most government leaders hide wealth with questionable SALNs, nor that most hanker for media publicity to advance their political ambitions.
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.
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...
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