John Gokongwei Jr., Filipino Chinese billionaire who successfully built several businesses across the Asia-Pacific region, including telecom and airline services in the Philippines, passed away surrounded by his family. “Our beloved husband, father and grandfather John Gokongwei, Jr. passed away peacefully 11:41 pm, November 9th at the Manila Doctor’s Hospital surrounded by his loved ones,” […]
by Bernie Lopez There are two ominous warnings on the Chinese invasion of the Philippines. The first was a prophecy of Our Lady Mediatrix of All Grace, who said, “Pray hard, for China’s dream is to invade the whole world. The Philippines is one of its favourites.” [This warning] was given to visionary Sister Teresing […]
At a very young age, he used to sell ice buko in the streets of Nabua in CamSur. For lack of money, he and his grandmother only ate once a day ━ a meal of rice with some cooking oil and salt to taste.
Manila Times columnist Rigoberto Tiglao made a statement on April 2 what many readers have speculated on for many years. Tiglao wrote in his column that Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP) is “the surrogate in the Philippines of Anthony Salim, whose family’s wealth grew during Indonesian President Suharto’s 31-year rule, mainly because the patriarch was the […]
To better serve the Filipino community in Sydney, Zignal Travel has expanded its services to include Western Union money remittances. A family-owned business, Zignal Travel has been in operation since the early nineties and has proven to be trusted in the community. Owners Atoy and Tess Sayas are well-known leaders not only in the Filipino […]
Mix n Match Bakeshop in Doonside has just opened its doors to the public. Already, not just Filipinos but multi-nationals as well have started visiting the shop, curious what specialty goodies they offer.
October 6, 1965, the engines of a DC8 plane roared at the Manila International Airport, taxied the tarmac, accelerated down the runway and Philippine Airlines (PAL) leaped to the skies making its inaugural flight to Sydney, Australia.
“We’re responding to considerable consumer concern…” — said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on ABC News. It has been confirmed that the Federal Government will implement new laws to cap credit card surcharges in Australia.
Cargo and courier services provider LBC Express Inc. claimed that its subsidiary covering southern Metro Manila had already paid its value-added taxes or VAT, making the closure of its 33 branches by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) last month a “surprise.”
This young woman from Perth believes that the secret to her success was NOT having any experience. Melanie Perkins was a 19-year-old university student when she started her first company.
Maria Francesca Tan was just 6 years old when she started thinking of ways to make money. She reminisces, “Each day, I would always wait for my dad to come home and ask him how much he made that day. One time, he jokingly said he made zero.” Thus, at such an early age, she […]
With news that the federal government is planning to abolish negative gearing, it is important that people understands fully what this process is all about.