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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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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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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