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Most Influential Filipino in the Gulf: Jacob Alcala – Trailblazer
Feb20

Most Influential Filipino in the Gulf: Jacob Alcala – Trailblazer

Jacob Alcala Film maker   Jacob is a 15-year old film maker with an eye for imagery that belies his young age. In 2016, his film was nominated for Best Picture and won Best Editing at the 2016 Thimun Qatar Northwestern Film Festival. Entitled “Connectedly Disconnected” the film tackles the pitfalls of seeking comfort through temporary connections. With all the success that he has achieved at his age, he says that his father keeps...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Nick Nadal – Trailblazer
Feb20

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Nick Nadal – Trailblazer

NICK NADAL Advisor at the Executive Council, Government of Dubai Photo by Alex Callueng; Photography Assistant – Bethoven Filomeno   Most often in modern society, those who deserve recognition are the ones who desire it the least. Such is the case with the elusive Nick Nadal – a corporate governance and policy-making powerhouse who, in his capacity as Advisor at the Executive Council of the Government of Dubai, is quite possibly the...

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Most Influential Filipino in the Gulf: Madame Yasmin Balajadia Cortes – Trailblazer
Jan25

Most Influential Filipino in the Gulf: Madame Yasmin Balajadia Cortes – Trailblazer

MADAME YASMIN BALAJADIA CORTES Grace. Beauty. Dignity. Commitment. These are the words that best epitomize Madame Yasmin B. Cortes, Spouse of the Philippine Consul General in Dubai and Chair of the Filipino Ladies of Dubai and Vice President of the Diplomatic Ladies Group in Dubai. Ever the empowered Filipina, Madame Yasmin has taken on the immense of responsibility of watching over the welfare of the Filipino community in Dubai with...

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Most Influential Filipino in the Gulf: Eric Elnar – Trailblazer
Jan25

Most Influential Filipino in the Gulf: Eric Elnar – Trailblazer

  ERIC C. ELNAR Commercial Attache Philippine Trade and Investment Center I Philippine Consulate General   As the Department of Trade and Industry’s frontline mover in the Middle East and Africa Region, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center –Dubai  is primarily tasked to promote exports of Philippine products to the region, as well as encourage  investments to the Philippines from the Middle East and Africa. Leading...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Bobby Caparas – Tastemaker
Jan23

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Bobby Caparas – Tastemaker

BOBBY CAPARAS Make Up Mogul   Widely considered as the Gulf’s top Glam Guru, Bobby has a career that extends 36 years as one of the most admired make up artists in the Asia Pacific. Two years ago, he won the Asian Trend award for Make Up Artist Of The Year in Chengdu, China – proof positive of Bobby’s ability to transcend trends and stay relevant amidst the ever-evolving standards of beauty.  Bobby elaborates: “They say...

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