Some examples of Filipino entrepreneurs include Henry Sy, Tony Tan Caktiong, Cecilio M. Pedro, Alfredo M. Yao, and Soccoro C. Ramos. Henry Sy was the founder of ShoeMart, the Philippines' largest retailing company as of ... More » Business & Finance Corporations

Filipino superstitions include the belief that sleeping with wet hair causes insanity and that the continued presence of a black butterfly is an indication of a recent death in the family. When a child becomes sick, supe... More » World View Fortune Superstition

Filipino values include fostering a sense of harmony amongst social groups in order to bring about peace. A strong sense of family ties and obligation is also a core Filipino value. More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions
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