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Top ten books on Apple’s iBook

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iBook charts for week ending April 7, 2014:

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Beverage giant harnesses woman power in its work force

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SHE’S THE REAL THING. Ceree Eberly (third from left) poses with Coca-Cola Philippines colleagues in a recent visit. From left: lawyer Adel Tamano, vice president for public affairs and communications, Coca-Cola Philippines;Waleed Elhelw, strategic business partner, Coca-Cola Philippines; Marcela Esquivel, senior strategic business partner, Coca-Cola Asean;
Angielyn Tan-Riosa, strategic business partner, Coca-Cola Philippines; and Ed Stephenson, executive assistant to the chief people officer, The Coca-Cola Company PHOTOS BY LEO SABANGAN

On the day she marked her 24th year with The Coca-Cola Company, Ceree Eberly just happened to be in Manila. “And what a wonderful place to be,” she says with a faint drawl and characteristic cheer. “I’m delighted to be here.”   While in town, the senior vice president and chief people officer of the [...]

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Parenting | Read More »

Philippines remains Avon’s largest market in Asia-Pacific

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SHERI McCoy, CEO of Avon Products Inc.: “Our other markets in Asia and the
world can learn from the things that the Philippines does.”

Sheri Mccoy has a warm, easy smile, her fine features framed by soft waves of short, blonde hair. Today she’s dressed in a vibrant coral shift with matching three-quarter-length cardigan, and an earrings-and-necklace set.   They’re Avon, she tells us of her jewelry, and so are her lipstick and makeup.   McCoy looks quite the [...]

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Americans not willing to spend without deals

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This holiday season, Americans may not spend their green unless they see more red.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

She’s always taking care of business


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My boyfriend and I have been living together for six years. I am 36 and he is 37. We are business partners, manufacturing food products that are exported abroad. We both started it, but I have the majority stake while he is my industrial partner.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The toad that turned into a nice little earner

Polish fashion designer Monika Jarosz poses with her products made with Australian cane toads on October 9, 2013 in Paris. AFP

Once upon a time a poisonous cane toad lived in the South Sea Islands, unloved and unwanted. Condemned as an ecological disaster, the Australian army was even deployed to get rid of it.

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Finding ‘home’ in the busy metropolis

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From L-R: Architect Willie, Salinas, A&E Head; Ms. Jojie Guzman, Pro-Friends President; Mr. Juny Santillan, Project Manager; Mr. Gus Leonardo, COO and Business Unit IV Head; Engr. Jun Villa, AVP for PDG Vertical

Most Filipinos are in search for, not just a house, but a property they can call “home.” Owning a space for families and young professionals is more than just a monetary investment – it is one that hopes to last for a lifetime.

Posted: September 28th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

If You Build It, They Will Come


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From her modest, uncluttered office at the executive floor of the BDO South Tower on Makati Ave., Teresita Sy-Coson commands a grand view of the bustling Makati central business district.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Their Maiden Venture

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Their dad calls them his “dalaga,” a term of endearment quaintly Filipino that not only describes a woman coming of age, but a young lady in full bloom, a woman finally making her own choice and fording her own path.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Henry Sy’s Second Chance at Schooling

Sy meets graduate Roby Coran.  Contributed photo

Born of a poor family in Xiamen, China, Henry Sy Sr. has come a long way from selling shoes from a small store in Quiapo, Manila, to become the richest man in the Philippines with an estimated net worth of $13.2 billion as of March 2013, according to the financial Bible, Forbes Magazine.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

The dance of the markets

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Antonio C. Moncupa, Jr.

In June, the markets did the jerk. They danced up and down and roiled throughout the month. From its peak on May 15 to end June, stocks are about 13% lower, after falling more than 20% at its lows. The long bonds, on the other hand, are down around 12% in value after losing around 20% at its lows. And the peso hit a low of P44.17 against the dollar.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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