Category: Institutions & Scociety

Trivia about the Year of the Rat

The Chinese astrological cycle begins with the year of the Rat. The rat possesses attributes ranging from charming and humorous to honest and meticulous. The Chinese say, those born in these years make good and wise advisors, yet they can never decide for themselves and they Change direction constantly. However, Rats at times hunger for power and money, leading some to be gamblers and others to be manipulative or petty. Their greed can lead them into a destructive trap. Consequently, those born within this category like to be first, pioneers, at the forefront of the action. Those born under the influence of the Rat are active, both physically and mentally and tend to lead busy lives. Challenge is essential to them for they love the thrill of living dangerously, adapting easily to different environments and surviving against all odds


Trivia about the Yuchengco Group of Companies

A hundred years of the Yuchengco family’s entrepreneurial spirit is now being celebrated by the conglomerate that has risen to be the biggest and most diversified in Southeast Asia- the Yuchengco Group of Companies (YGC).

According to its website (, YGC’s vision says, “We are a customer–focused group of companies.

“We provide integrated, world-class products and services, delivering superior value throughout the lives of our customers.

“We are a dynamic and professional organization, continuously improving our competitive capabilities and fully responsive to the national interest and the needs of our stakeholders.

“We work as a synergistic team and build mutually rewarding partnerships to sustain our growth.