By Ma. Esther Salcedo-Posadas
The newly opened Tito Butch’s Garage car-wash business (along the Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay highway) attempts to offer more than the usual washing and waxing service. It offers premium auto detailing services that include the application of car sealants by Sonax, a German brand. Right beside it is a bar café that offers Western-style burgers known as Egg Dip Burger and more recently, an all-day breakfast menu.
By Isabel Escoda
There is a small town, away from the bustling centers of Hong Kong and Kowloon, that has gradually grown into a distinctly multicultural community.
By Henry Lopez
It may seem surprising but even in Hong Kong, a place so highly “cybertized” and quick to acquire new technology and gadgets, Internet cafés and computer shops persist. And one of the more popular is a Filipino computer shop in Central. Jess Advincula’s Pinoy Worldnet has created a Filipino community built on technology, entrepreneurship […]
By Nini P. Yarte
Elena Lapid Salonga remembers the day she was on the phone with her husband, Jun. She wanted to go home, she begged him, forgetting she was home… in a beautiful house that they had bought in the sunny community of Chino Hills, a suburb in Los Angeles, California. Her three children were enrolled in good schools—the eldest and middle child are in high school, and the youngest in elementary. Chino Hills is a good place to raise children. It is recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Communities for Young People. On Saturdays, Elena goes shopping; she has money for that and for household expenses.
By Susan K
It is often said that the major reasons Filipino workers go overseas is to be able to acquire their own house and lot, provide better education for their children, and establish a sustainable business.