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It’s what I do: Paul Anthony Alaras & Jardine Ong
Jun20

It’s what I do: Paul Anthony Alaras & Jardine Ong

Paul Anthony C. Alaras Implementation Specialist- Digital Optimum Media Direction     Paul Anthony arrived in Dubai in September 2015 and worked as the training officer and coordinator at the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication (AIJC) and program assistant in the Educational Sector of the Philippines National Commission for UNESCO (PH NatCom).   In October 2015, Paul started working for Optimum Media...

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It’s What I Do: Milanie Sanchez Regalado
Sep18

It’s What I Do: Milanie Sanchez Regalado

Milanie Sanchez Regalado  Freelance News Presenter/ Reporter – Arabian Radio Network, UAE Correspondent – ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel Dubai, UAE       My job I work as a freelance news presenter/ reporter at Arabian Radio Network where I regularly write news copies and conduct interviews in both English and Tagalog.  I also present hourly newscasts for the first and leading Filipino radio station in the UAE, Tag...

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Angas Pinas: Beauty Entrepreneur Riza Sripetchvandee
Sep12

Angas Pinas: Beauty Entrepreneur Riza Sripetchvandee

Golden Girl:  Beauty Entrepreneur Riza Sripetchvandee By: Eunice Barbara C. Novio   When Gold Bar was launched at Galleria Mall on Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah, Dubai on March 14, 2016, a stunning woman walked across the room. All eyes were focused on her.  Her fresh looks and gait would remind you of a model. Unfortunately, she is not but she could have been. Standing around 5’4, slim, with clear skin, straight hair and cat-like...

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The Power of Collaboration: Sharing Economy in the Philippines
Aug23

The Power of Collaboration: Sharing Economy in the Philippines

By Antonino Benitez     With the continued rise of online businesses, like Uber and Airbnb, which play a major part in the global ‘Sharing Economy’ arena, protests against these collaborative platforms are increasing on an international scale – and the Philippines is part of the picture.   Back home, groups have expressed their negative sentiments against Uber and Grab. Considering the popularity of these companies and...

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FEME Connect: business with a purpose
Aug21

FEME Connect: business with a purpose

Typical businesses exist with the sole objective of generating profit.  Then there are those enterprises that have been created to support a specific advocacy to benefit people, while making financial gains. FEME Connect is one of those ventures.     FEME Connect is a social enterprise developed by Joanna Morales, Rachel Los Banos, Christine Esguerra and Leilanie Garcia – batch mates under the Ateneo School of Government in...

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