Posted on April 11th, 2011 by Roy
Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley will meet each other in a 12-round bout on May 7 for the WBO welterweight championship at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Nevada. So far, the two boxers have been cordial to each and no have ever said any bad thing about the other. Mosley’s promise to know Pacquiao [...]
Posted on April 10th, 2011 by Roy
A 24-year old beauty and brain lady who hails from General Santos City was crowned Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2011. Shamcey Supsup, a magna cum laude graduate from UP Diliman who finished B.S. Architecture and June 2010 Architecture Licensure Exam board topnotcher, bested 39 other candidates for the right to represent the country in the upcoming Miss [...]
Posted on February 25th, 2010 by Roy
A Filipina fashion designer and milliner, actress and musician, won this year’s British Council’s Young Fashion Entrepreneur (YFE) Award. Mich Dulce wowed the judges, not only because of her designs, but also of her use of indigenous materials, like sinamay and abaca.
YFE is a part of the International Young Creative Entrepreneur (IYCE) awards scheme that [...]
Posted on January 16th, 2010 by Roy
In Baguio City, enterprising housewives banded themselves together and formed a group which challenged the local government to send the city’s uncollected garbage to them. A challenge which have live up, up to this day.
These women from 10 barangay in the city have doing this for decades now – they have been converting trash into [...]
Posted on November 14th, 2009 by Roy
His halo-halo business literally brings him called “cold cash.”
Xavier Mercado, a 28-year old entrepreneur from Iloilo, built his restaurant on a secret Ilokano recipe for halo-halo. “I love halo-halo, I consider it as one of the best desserts ever,” Mercado said.
His love story with halo-halo, a favorite summer concoction of Filipinos, started when he was [...]
Posted on November 7th, 2009 by Roy
Corazon Dayro Ong was awarded the recognition as this year’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year. She was known to be the brain behind the highly successful and innovative food product, San Marino Corned Tuna. The honor was awarded to Ong during the recently concluded Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 awarding ceremonies which was held at [...]
Posted on November 5th, 2009 by Roy
Manny Pacquiao has added another credit to his very colorful career by landing on the cover page of Time Magazine. The Pacman takes his place alongside legendary boxing figures like Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali, Jack Dempsey, Gene Tunney, Mike Tyson and Primo Carnera. He is the second Filipino [...]
Posted on October 11th, 2009 by Roy
Darlene Del Mundo, 34, has always been very fond of soaps and aromatherapy. And this passion eventually led her to her business.
Del Mundo said that her family always tries soap from different brands, but they would only make their skin dry. Her family has skin asthma, and so they thought their skinâ€™s reactions to the [...]
Posted on October 10th, 2009 by Roy
â€œIn 1969, three men set out to do the impossible and conquered the moon. A few months later, Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn founded DHL and made the world a little smaller,â€ said Frank Appel, CEO Deutsche Post DHL, as the company marked its 40th anniversary last September 25.
â€œDHL pioneered the international express [...]
Posted on October 2nd, 2009 by Roy
Through his â€˜karitonâ€™ (push cart), he helps spread literacy to poor Filipino children. And because of his noble and honest mission, he was featured as a modern-day hero by CNN early this year.
Efren PeÃ±aflorida, the young man from Cavite who reach out to children in slum areas and teach them reading and writing, with the [...]
Posted on September 19th, 2009 by Roy
Floyd Mayweather Jr. made a triumphant return to active fighting after winning over opponent Juan Manuel Marquez with a unanimous 12-round points decision in MGM Arena in Las Vegas.
Mayweather knocked down Marquez in the second round and continued dominating the fight with punishing assault for the rest of the bout. Capturing his 40th win, Mayweather [...]
Posted on September 10th, 2009 by Roy
Anybody can be an entrepreneur if only he puts his mind into it. No matter what age he may be in, if he believes he can, he will succeed. Alvin Kingston Tan, at age 24, has proven that age is not a factor when it comes to running a business.
Alvin, who has no formal education [...]
Posted on September 9th, 2009 by Roy
Established in 1950 to honor Don Carlos Palanca Sr., the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature is the countryâ€™s most prestigious and longest-running literary contest which â€œaims to help develop Philippine literature for writers to craft their most outstanding literary work; to be a treasury of the Philippinesâ€™ literary gems from our gifted writers; and [...]
Posted on September 2nd, 2009 by PinoyBusiness
Leading fast food brand Jollibee was recently awarded the Global Franchise of the Year by the Philippine Franchise Association (PFA). Jollibee holds the distinction of being the first homegrown franchise concept to receive this prestigious award.
The Global Franchise of the Year is given to outstanding Filipino franchisers who have gone overseas and successfully made a [...]
Posted on August 30th, 2009 by Roy
â€œThe Hawaiian Punchâ€ Brian Viloria wasnâ€™t able to put out Jesus â€œEl Azulâ€ Iribe, but he still controlled the bout with his right hook and quick combinations to retain the International Boxing Federation junior-flyweight crown with a unanimous 12-round decision on Saturday at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Posted on August 29th, 2009 by Roy
Six individuals from Burma, China, India, Philippines and Thailand, will receive this yearâ€™s Ramon Magsaysay Award. The announcement was made by the Board of Trustees of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF).
Posted on August 27th, 2009 by Roy
Mall magnate Henry Sy topped the Forbes list of 40 richest people in the Philippines for the second straight year. Released last August 25, Sy has an increased networth of $3.8 billion, which is $700 million than his $3.1 last year.
Sy and his family has the widest network of malls and hypermarkets in the country, [...]
Posted on August 24th, 2009 by Roy
Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez just made history for her country by capturing the much coveted Miss Universe 2009 crown. Fernandez was crowned by no less than fellow Venezuelan Dayana Mendoza who was Miss Universe 2008.
It is only the second time in the pageantâ€™s 58 years that the crown was won by the same country in [...]
Posted on August 3rd, 2009 by Roy
Rizalina D. Enriquez is confident that her product would gain foothold in the highly competitive Japanese market after it passed a strict quality and taste tests in the country. Enriquezâ€™s is the president of Doryâ€™s Distillery, Inc. and their product is lambanog.
A native wine maker based in Candelaria, Quezon, Doryâ€™s Distillery signed for a marketing [...]
Posted on July 28th, 2009 by annie
Cordillera Mountain ranges are considered the largest mountain range in the country. Located around and on it we can find Abra, a province which belongs to a landlocked region. Majority of Abraâ€™s land is forestland which provides sources for different native product including woods that they use for making furniture.
General Manager of Gayaoâ€™s Furniture, Henrietta [...]