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FEME Branding Forum for Filipino Entrepreneurs
May14

FEME Branding Forum for Filipino Entrepreneurs

FEME Branding Forum for Filipino Entrepreneurs Photos by Chris Calumberan Three branding experts were the guests at the second FEME Forum held last April 29 where more than 50 Filipino entrepreneurs, professionals and community leaders benefited from their presentations and insights. The forum was held at Fiesta Pinoy in Deira. Giordano Middle East (FZE) CEO and Managing Director Ishwar Chugani explained: “Brands determine in more...

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Love thy Kabayan?
Apr04

Love thy Kabayan?

By Lalaine Chu-Benitez In the harsh glare of rampant barrio politics, crab mentality and unnervingly presumptuous behavior within the Filipino expat community, do we still have enough reason to love our kabayan? There is nothing like being abroad to strengthen one’s “Filipino-ness.”  It is out here, where we exist in contrast with other cultures, that we really get to see, appreciate and sometimes even hate, the nuances that make us...

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The Wais Pinoy… Bow!
Feb21

The Wais Pinoy… Bow!

The Wais Pinoy… Bow! By Aby Yap   On the nth day, God said, “Let there be a shower of resourcefulness.” And all Pinoys rushed outdoors, eager to grab the freebie from heaven. Many brought out containers—wine bottles, tabos, timbas, palangganitas, palangganas, steel drums, and what have you—to save some for the rainy, er, dreary days. Consequently, some have become more amusingly or annoyingly wais than others. Long Live the...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Roy Tamano – Thoughtleader
Feb13

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Roy Tamano – Thoughtleader

Sahron Roy Tamano Community Leader   “As a Moro from Mindanao, I dream to see a future progressive country wherein its people live harmoniously in peace and no one will leave his family to go abroad for financial needs.” A proud member of the Maranao community, Roy Tamano carries the resilient and majestic spirit of Mindanao wherever he goes. This is the torch that has illuminated his path all throughout his journey in the Middle...

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POWER TO THE PINOY: The V-day Dilemma
Feb09

POWER TO THE PINOY: The V-day Dilemma

  The V-Day Dilemma By Lalaine Chu-Benitez I’m a person who loves traditions and rituals.  I love the fact that you go the extra mile to make the people in your life feel special during specific occasions and Valentine’s Day is one of those important dates. Then again, there’s that school of thought that says, ‘why wait for a special occasion to show your love when you can do it everyday, right’?  Well, call it the ‘human...

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WHAT IT TAKES TO SAVE LIVES: Healthcare Expert from The Medical City Philippines Underlines Importance of Quality Management Basics at Arab Health 2017
Feb07

WHAT IT TAKES TO SAVE LIVES: Healthcare Expert from The Medical City Philippines Underlines Importance of Quality Management Basics at Arab Health 2017

  Arab Health 2017 draws to another successful close as healthcare professionals, companies and institutions from around the world participated in the MENA’s largest medical industry event. Amidst, the introduction of new technological advances and the sharing of best practices in the sector, emphasis was given to the importance of going back to basics when it comes to quality management Speaking at the 8th Middle East Quality...

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