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Industrialist David Consunji dies at 95

The construction tycoon and pioneering engineer built some of the country’s iconic structures

David Consunji, founding chairman of publicly listed DMCI Holdings Inc. and the sixth richest man in the Philippines acccording to Forbes magazine, has died. He was 95 years old.Consunji started DMCI as a construction firm in 1954. It is considered one of ...

by Paul John Caña  | September 05, 2017 12:00:00
Business Ideas

'Accidental entrepreneur' saves a tile company, his team's jobs and earns SME honors

iMIC’s Ric Vincent Atienza recounts the journey to winning big at the Asia CEO Awards

He may have admitted that his company has yet to generate “so much revenue,” but Ric Vincent Atienza, the managing director of iMaverick International Corporation (iMIC,) still managed to come home recently with one of the most prestigious business awards in the ...

by Angelo Cantera  | October 23, 2016 05:00:00
Run & Grow

From P50 investment to P20-million sales growth

Learn how microfinance helped L. Angeles Machineries Corporation sustain more than 50 years of business.

Industrial machine manufacturer L. Angeles Machineries Corp. (Lamaco) may no longer have a problem finding capital these days. But that was not the case when it first set up shop in 1959.In fact, the founder, Lamberto Angeles, was only able to get ...

by Maricris Carlos  | May 22, 2016 11:00:00
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Kick start your day, April 21: Finally! MRT7 to start construction

And for the nth time, be careful with what you share online.

After a long waitSeven years since the government signed the public-private partnership (PPP) with San Miguel Corporation (SMC), Metro Rail Transit line 7 (MRT7) finally broke ground on Wednesday, April 20 at Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City.SMC eyes to complete the 23-kilometer ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 21, 2016 08:00:00
News and Events

11 Filipino-Chinese among the world's billionaires

Be inspired on how they traveled the path toward success.

RICHEST MEN IN THE PHILIPPINES. They are not only rich, but also a continuous source of inspiration. From left: Henry Sy, John Gokongwei, Andrew Tan, Lucio Tan, and George Ty. Most of the country's riches are of Chinese origins, and have been perennially ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 06, 2016 03:00:00
Business Ideas

Retrofitting for beginners

Little changes to your place of business can have a big impact on sustainability and your bottomline.

To retrofit—or to replace or modify equipment or parts of an existing building to improve or update it—can be done with the specific aim of making your office or place of business sustainable. While this sounds desirable, the initial cash outlay may ...

by Inna Abinuman  | September 05, 2012 01:00:00
Business Ideas

Home-based business idea: Antique restorer

Earn money with your restoration skills

What will I be doing? Maintaining the quality of antique pieces or stopping their deterioration.What will I need to start? Some knowledge of antiques and their worth—something you may learn from an expert. To restore a piece of antique, you’ll need bleach, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 24, 2011 05:00:00
Business Ideas

How a brand\\\'s advocacy is helping the environment

And why people are talking about it

If you have traveled through the stretch of EDSA, you would have noticed the murals on some walls and posts lining the main thoroughfare of Metro Manila. And you just wondered, what was that about?After some sleuthing, found out that the ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 09, 2011 03:00:00