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Asian Americans are the fastest-growing multicultural group in the US and are 54 percent more likely than overall US households to have incomes of $100,000 or more according to a new report released by Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
Delle Sering-Fojas, CEO of Seven Seven Softwares, was recently named one of the “100 Most Influential Filipino Women in the World” by Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) in San Francisco.
By Alfred Dicioco
Besides food booths at a Filipino community fiesta, what can make a hungry Fil-Am manic like a kid in a candy store? A Korean food fest that’s what, with visions of kimchi and various umami-laden fare dancing in one’s head.
By Tarra Quismundo
The United Kingdom’s new ambassador to Manila is hoping to see an improved business climate in the Philippines, saying that reform efforts should not hamper transactions with the government in order to keep investors’ interest.
By Cristina DC Pastor
If the “balut” can do it, why not the “bibingka?” Go mainstream, or as Eileen Formanes, 39, said with a shrug and a smile: “Americanize it.”
By Joseph Pimentel
Her Philippine based-company has worked on some of the world’s most famous video games—“Call of Duty: Black Ops” and “Modern Warfare,” “Heavy Rain,” “Mortal Kombat” and “Injustice: Gods among Us.” Fil-Am Marla De Castro Rausch is the president and CEO of Animation Vertigo, a company that specializes in motion capture tracking and animation. [...]
By Doris C. Dumlao
China Bank seeks to expand its retail business as it launched an array of “highly competitive” remittance, savings, investment and consumer loan products targeting overseas Filipinos and their beneficiaries.
By Chito O. Aragon
A Korean businessman was killed while his driver was wounded on Saturday afternoon in a daring daylight ambush staged by two men on a motorcycle on A.S. Fortuna Street, Mandaue City, Cebu.
Allan Pineda, better known as Apl.de.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas, headlined the free concert at Union Square to commemorate the 115th Philippine Independence.
By Tarra Quismundo
Impressed with the Philippines’ reforming political and business climate, the Danish government is keen on boosting trade with the country and is eyeing to complement its honorary consulates here with “a more permanent presence.”
By Gil Cabacungan
President Aquino and some members of his Cabinet will fly to Burma (Myanmar) on Friday to seek foreign capital and tourism dollars at the annual gathering of global leaders from business and politics–the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia–which convenes in Naypyitaw, the new Burmese capital city and administrative center.
By Dennis Clemente
Filipino American Ray Madronio is the tech startup founder of localbigwig.com, a booking platform for people looking for extended stays in this or any key cities. The site emerged from a co-working incubator spearheaded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s NYU-Poly Business Development Program.