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Washington SyCip’s not-so-secret life

SGV & Co. founder Washington SyCip chats with Inquirer chair Marixi R. Prieto during 2012 IBM Think Forum.  LYN RILLON

Eh wot? Washington SyCip, 93, Club Mwah habitué? Taylor Swift front-row attendee? What on earth is going on? He just never ceases to amaze and, sometimes, even shock.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Meet Taylor Swift’s oldest and coolest fan: Washington SyCip

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Of course there were hordes of screaming teeners at Taylor Swift’s Manila concert at the Mall of Asia Arena last June 6, but a few chaperoning parents and older folks also showed up to enjoy the gorgeous country-pop superstar’s music.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

‘I’m 91 and still surviving because of Club Mwah’–that’s Washington SyCip talking


What happens in Vegas does not always stay in Vegas. We’re not talking of hanky-panky, but rather the wild idea of staging an expensive musical production in the grand tradition of the hotels on the Las Vegas Strip—with a Filipino-flavored twist.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Business’ Who’s Who to host dinners for finance ministers

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When the 45th annual meeting of the ADB Board of Governors is held in Metro Manila early May, the buzz will be not only about banking or finance, but also about gracious style and dining, done the Filipino way.

Posted: April 22nd, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Washington Sycip, 90: How not to retire when you are retired

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At his 90th birthday party last June 30 at the Rizal Ballroom of Shangri-La Makati, where some 600 guests—business, political, and society heavyweights, including President Benigno Aquino III—feted the grand old man of Philippine business, celebrator Washington Sycip reportedly brought the house down with his apology for the supposed typographical error in the invitation.

Posted: October 9th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »