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Outstanding entrepreneurs in agriculture feted

Living up to its commitment to transform the Philippines into an entrepreneurial nation, Go Negosyo held its first Agri-Negosyo summit dedicated to farmers and fisherfolk last July 25 at the World Trade Center Hall A in Pasay City.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

In The Know: Cheong Choon Ng, inventor of Rainbow Loom

TIGER charm and rainbow bracelet—all made from rubber bands especially manufactured for looming.

A Malaysian immigrant in the United States, Cheong Choon Ng, is the inventor of the Rainbow Loom, a popular toy for making bracelets out of colorful rubber bands.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tina the Turner

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TINA grows the French kind called Sasso chicks.

She must be the second person I have met who is so proud of her color and race that her Facebook name is Tina Turner (instead of her real name) so she says “you won’t forget me” referring to the same name of a popular African-American singer of the ’80s who popularized the R&B song “What’s Love Gotta Do With It.” The other person who is also proud of her color and origins is Tes Mateo, a topnotch networker and catalyst who we always see at the Global Summit of Women. Tes uses her maiden name, she is proud to be a minority in Washington DC and is a proud dark-skinned Filipina.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Joseph Calata gets so far so fast

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CALATA style: Gelled pompadour, Armani jacket with pocket square and the movie-star smile.  RENE GUIDOTE

Entrepreneur Joseph Calata is the proverbial young man in a hurry. Pushing 34, he is making a bid to have a huge stake in the country’s food supply chain.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Mangyan entrepreneur creates ecohaven in the mountains

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NATIVE huts in a forest ambience. Photo by Amadís Ma. Guerrero, Contributor

Meet Leo Banaag, 34, single, a member of the Iraya Mangyan tribe in Mindoro. He studied in La Trinidad and holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Benguet State University.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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