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One excuse less
by Ray Butch Gamboa - January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
“Nawalan ng preno”, or brake failure is one of the most used, overused and abused reasons of drivers for road accidents, especially for horrendous ones. It’s seldom, or perhaps never driver error,...
Largest exporter and importer
by Ray Butch Gamboa - January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
As the new year rolls in, it is worth mentioning how some Philippine industries fared well last year, in particular our electronics and semi-conductor industry.
Please not again!
by Ray Butch Gamboa - January 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I have had the opportunity to meet some of the dedicated people that make up the Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (IACT) when they presented to a business organization, in their drive to get private support, their...
Looking up ahead
by Ray Butch Gamboa - January 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Businesswise, 2017 was not a bad year.
Things seem to be looking up in 2018…but don’t hold your breath
by Ray Butch Gamboa - January 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Let’s take stock of what are lined up to be achieved to make travelling or commuting around, to and from the metro and to other areas in the country before the term of this administration comes to an end—successfully...
Clan’s bonding
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 30, 2017 - 12:00am
Christmas was five days ago, but it is still the Christmas season.
Drink to your heart’s delight—but please don’t drive
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
It took me almost an hour surfing the net and browsing through the websites of the Land Transportation Office (LTO), Philippine National Police (PNP-HPG), Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Dept. of...
Foodies’ yearender (part 2)
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
It’s two days to Christmas and we are all in a merry mood as we bring you the second installment of the 12 days of Christmas series on good finds in the local restaurant scene.
Foodies’ year ender
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
T’is the season to be merry indeed, that is what December brings every year, no matter what.
The long wait is finally over
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
The country’s rapidly expanding motorcycling community is now basking in excitement with the recent launch of the much-awaited big bikes bearing the Honda logo.
Readers react
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
If you have been following this column, we came out with a two-part series on the shoe industry of Marikina, particularly the Black Wing Shoes of Mr. Buddy Tan.
EDSA yellow lane blues
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
Yes, we now see hordes of traffic enforcers strictly enforcing the ‘yellow lane’ rules along EDSA.
No business like… (Part 2)
by Ray Butch Gamboa - December 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Last week, we started this short series on the shoe business using custom-made Black Wing Shoes as the ideal business model for the Marikina shoe industry where Black Wing Shoes is doing business.
Pampanga travel now with ease via new NLEX interchange
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
To ease mounting traffic issues within the vicinity of two major malls located in San Fernando, the capital city of Pampanga, the NLEX Corporation enhanced the capacity of the San Fernando Interchange.
No business like shoes business
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Remember back in the days when the Philippine shoe industry, particularly in Marikina, was thriving so well?  We used to be known as the “Little Italy of Asia” because of the quality shoes we were...
“Test drive it, before you buy it”
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
The tenet or doctrine for those who are in the market for an automobile, whether brand new or pre-owned is to feel it, experience it, ride it and drive it before deciding to buy it.
People’s & Media’s Choice Award winners
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
A total of 71 awards were given out last Thursday, November 9 at the Grand Ballroom of Valle Verde Country Club in Pasig City in the combined Auto Focus People’s & Media’s Choice Awards for 2017...
Proudly Pinoy
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Our country’s present thrust to encourage and inspire entrepreneurship is one big step that continues to make an impact on our economy.
“Mitsubishi-ness” stays despite alliance
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
As Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC) celebrates its 100-year existence while participating in the 45th Tokyo Motor Show, the Japanese carmaker that lays claim to have offered SUVs for decades long before the term was...
Tradition, tradition—keeps our culture alive
by Ray Butch Gamboa - November 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Nov. 1 and 2 are important holidays for us Pinoys, not only for the religious implications of All Saints’ Day, but more so I guess for the celebration of a widely-observed tradition which is still very much...
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