By Philip Tubeza
Thankful for the contribution of overseas Filipino workers in the growth of their business, a major healthcare company from the United Arab Emirates launched on Wednesday a P5-million campaign in Manila to save Filipino children with congenital heart defects (CHD) by funding their surgeries and treatment.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Every day for the past four decades, 60-year-old Chen Shu-Jiu wakes up at 2:30 a.m. to set up her stall at the busy central market in Taitung, a county in eastern Taiwan. With her fresh merchandise—about a hundred varieties of vegetables—towering over her, she works until dark.
By Hariette Lozano-Puyo
As student in a Manila university, San Francisco-based philanthropist-entrepreneur Rene Medina – founder of Bay Area’s Lucky Group of Companies – may have just put in a mediocre academic performance. Not quite among the top 10 percent of his class, he probably thought street smarts, resourcefulness, and sheer drive to succeed, topped with some luck, were enough to enable him to rise above a life of poverty to which he was born in Arayat, Pampanga.