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Bacolod mayor wins 2 trophies in Asia Leaders Awards

BACOLOD City Mayor Evelio Leonardia received the Lifetime Excellence for City Governance award and Mentor of the Year award while the City Government was a finalist for Tourism Company of the Year award at the 2018 Asia Leaders Awards Gala Night and Awarding Ceremony at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel recently. Leonardia’s co-awardee was real estate mogul Andrew Tan, chairman and chief executive officer of Megaworld Corp., who received the Lifetime Excellence for Real Estate award. The mayor...

Asia Leaders Awards 2018 honors excellent jobs

The Madrigal Foundation is the recipient of Lifetime Excellence Award in Public Service during the recently concluded Asia Leaders Awards 2018 held at Makati Shangrila Hotel on Nov. 15. The Madrigal Foundation Founder is Therese Madrigal with a mission to feed the world and to preach the gospel of equality and freedom to choose life. Her vision is to see the Philippines as an independent country through cooperative thereby educating people upgrading their living condition. Other awardees i...

All about having her cake By Grace Bondad Nicolas

Cakes are considered as staples in just about every occasion for most Filipinos. For Merle Mendoza Balicao, it is literally her bread and butter as her brand has become a landmark at her hometown in Los Baños Laguna. Merle started Mer-Nel’s Cake House and Variety Shop in 1996. Mer-Nel is a combination of her name and that of supportive husband, Nelson. With the lofty objective to make Mer-Nel’s known nationwide and to become part of every Filipino occasion and celebration, Merle focused on her...

Entrepreneurs support tricycle drivers

In an effort to help alleviate the lives of margi­nalized tricycle drivers, the Madrigal Foundation, headed by Ms. Patricia Madrigal with its partners recently, launched its Para Kay Manong Toda advocacy campaign. With support from the Valenzuela Chamber of Commerce, Tag Media Group and Bluestem Philippines Inc. among others, the campaign kicked off with a forum and press conference composed of distinguished panelists that include Ms. Therese Madrigal (Madrigal Foundation), Arnel Catimbuhan (vi...

Yupango, Frontrow hold Christmas gift giving to children

AS he celebrates his 65th birthday, Yupangco Group of Companies’ CEO Robert Laurel Yupangco initiated a Christmas gift giving event for the children of welfare institution Hospicio de San Jose and nearby barangay, held in Makati on Dec. 13. Led by actors RS Francisco and Sam Versoza, the children received assorted fruits from Frontrow Enterprise as part of its series of charity projects in partnership with Asia Leaders Awards Team.Hospicio de San Jose commits itself to the integral developmen...