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Meet the Entrepreneurs Running PH’s Two Most Well-Known Hopia Makers

Who are the Chinese-Filipino owners of the companies behind Eng Bee Tin and Polland Hopia?

A Chinese New Year celebration wouldn’t be complete without a serving of hopia, a sweet flaky pastry often having flavored fillings. Literally meaning “good pastry” in Chinese, the round snack is said to bring good luck and prosperity for the new lunar ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 16, 2018 09:00:00
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(Infographic) What's Ahead for PH's Biggest Stocks in the Year of the Rooster?

Tongue-in-cheek forecasts based on CLSA's Feng Shui Index 2017

Every year, in time for the Chinese New Year, Hong Kong-based brokerage firm CLSA comes up with its Feng Shui Index, a lighthearted set of predictions for the territory's markets.Besides providing witty guidelines for those born under the different Chinese zodiac signs ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 30, 2017 03:00:00
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Is your animal sign lucky this Year of the Monkey?

Some are said to be lucky this 2016, some are not. But it's all about your determination to succeed.

As a new year unfolds in the Chinese Lunar Calendar, the different animal zodiacs are bound for new forecasts.In an event in SM Megamall, Pasig City, February 6, Saturday, Feng Shui expert Marites Allen shared how each of the animal zodiacs will ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | February 07, 2016 07:00:00
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Keep your passion on in the Year of the Monkey

Feng Shui experts let us in on how to attract fortune for home and business this 2016.

FIRE IS FOR PASSION. The Year of the Fire Monkey brings with it a passionate energy, says Feng Shui expert Hanz Cua. Photo by Elyssa Christine Lopez / Entrepreneur PhilippinesIn spite of being a predominantly Roman Catholic country, Filipinos remain a firm ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 07, 2016 03:00:00
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DOLE: Observe 'proper' holiday pay for Chinese New Year

Follow proper pay rules for workers on Feb. 8, a special non-working holiday, the labor department says.

Malacañang. Photo from Nerisa Fernandez / FlickrThe Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reminded private companies to observe the holiday pay scheme for all their employees who will report for work on Monday, February 8, Chinese New Year.“As we join the Filipino-Chinese ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 04, 2016 02:00:00
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Get fit with Power Mac Center’s ‘Fitness Revolution’

A new campaign from Power Mac Center rolls out Chinese New Year deals.

Power Mac Center, the premier Apple partner in the Philippines, has launched a new campaign aimed at inspiring individuals to embrace an active lifestyle and achieve their fitness goals this 2015. Fitness Revolution focuses on helping people take on the challenge of lifestyle ...

by Press Release  | February 27, 2015 07:00:00
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10 Chinoy entrepreneurs who changed the local business landscape

It must have been luck, it must have been hard work, or maybe both that turned these mortals into taipans.

It’s difficult to think of the country’s growing entrepreneurial scene and not think about the Filipino-Chinese businessmen (and women) who helped shaped it—taipans, as some of the more established ones are called. These are the people who began with almost nothing, and ...

by Entrepreneur Staff and Entrepreneur Staff  | February 03, 2011 03:00:00
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Style Secrets: How Chinoys make their business click

Doing business the Chinoy way in three easy steps

Either the Filipino Chinese, locally known as Chinoy, are born traders and entrepreneurs, or it is the luck that feng shui charms bring them – they only know. To begin with, the Chinese were the first trading partners of Filipinos, even before ...

February 03, 2011 09:00:00
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Feng Shui + Frugality = Success for Chinoy Entrepreneur

The true secret of the Chinoy success does not lie in the feng shui charms alone

Aside from demonstrating the expected entrepreneurial virtues of persistence and hard work, Caroline Tanchay, a Filipino Chinese entrepreneur also practices traditional Chinese beliefs such as feng shui, the belief and practice of positioning objects according to the flow of chi, the life ...

February 02, 2011 04:00:00
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Feng Shui forecast for business in the Year of the Metal Rabbit

Find out which businesses will prosper and which ones must take extra caution this year

If the Feng Shui experts are right, this will be the year that we will see the stock market rally to all time highs and the entertainment industry, well, entertaining. Most Feng Shui experts see the 2011, the year of the Metal ...

February 02, 2011 09:00:00
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How to maintain peace in a family-run biz

If you think running a business is difficult, running it with family members is more difficult than you can imagine

Managing a family-run business can be fraught with conflict and tension, given how personal issues and business matters will inevitably mix. The Co family, the family behind the CW Group and Home Depot, shares with Entrepreneur Philippines’ some ways to sidestep some ...

February 01, 2011 04:00:00
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Binondo Businesses: A Legacy of Prosperity

As the Chinese New Year draws near, we share with you how Binondo still remains one of the most successful business districts.

To get a true taste of Filipino business culture, there’s nothing like taking a look at one of the oldest and most vibrant financial districts in Manila.The Philippines’ Chinatown, otherwise known as Binondo, has long been a thriving commercial center, since the ...

February 01, 2011 01:00:00
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