Filipino Entrepreneurs in the UAE – Advertising, Marketing & Production
Jul30

Filipino Entrepreneurs in the UAE – Advertising, Marketing & Production

Filipinos are not particularly known as business-owners abroad.  However, that notion is changing quickly with the escalation of entrepreneurship within Philippine communities all over the globe.  In the UAE and Gulf region where the Pinoy consumer segment and buying power wields an undeniable presence, locally-grown Filipino-owned businesses are flourishing, with new ventures being registered each month.  These businesses not only...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Milo Torres – Thoughtleader
Feb20

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Milo Torres – Thoughtleader

Engineer Milo Torres Photographer   There is no deficit in talented Filipino photographers and visual artists in the Gulf, but few have reached the level of success and relevance that Eng. Milo Torres currently has. As a digital media creative, he has had over 13 years of success in designing various material for an impressive lineup of clients, including Dubai Duty Free, Sharjah Duty Free, Air France, Turkish Airline, MAERSK,...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Collin Torres – Trailblazer
Feb19

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Collin Torres – Trailblazer

Collin Dayle Torres Photographer, Community Volunteer   “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” This adage applies to young photographer Collin Torres, son of renowned photographer and entrepreneur Milo Torres. A student of The Westminster School, two of Collin’s photos were shortlisted at the 2016 Expo2020xHIPA Photography Competition – an exceptional achievement that he credits to the loving guidance of his father. He...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: OPPPS – Overseas Pinoy Professional Photographers Society
Nov09

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: OPPPS – Overseas Pinoy Professional Photographers Society

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: OPPPS – Overseas Pinoy Professional Photographers Society   The Overseas Pinoy Professional Photographers Society (OPPPS) was established to share photography ideas and techniques to both amateurs and professionals in the field. But apart from merely fostering the love for the art of photography, the group has also equipped many a budding artists to venture into the field as...

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Going Solo: For these people, recession has meant SUCESSion
Nov04

Going Solo: For these people, recession has meant SUCESSion

by Didi Paterno-Magpali reporting from Dubai Mary Ann Santos reporting from Manila The ongoing economic recession has caused a lot of turmoil in different countries:  currency depreciation, price increases, unemployment and political unrest. Economists are bleak soothsayers, predicting that a prolonged recession will lead to an economic depression. But there are some people who have been able to make the most out of the current...

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