Wednesday, May 22, 2024

People to Watch 2024 for Rising Tigers Magazine “2nd” Anniversary

People to Watch 2024 for Rising Tigers Magazine “2nd” Anniversary

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On April 18, 2024 – The most distributed Business and Lifestyle Magazine in the Philippines Rising Tigers Magazine Celebrated their 2nd Anniversary along with Ambassadors, Public Officials, Emerging Leaders and Business Tycoons.

The Board that includes Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas, Andrew Troy Nicolas, Andria Terese Nicolas,  Brian Poe Llamanzares, Atty. Arnel Mateo, Sarah Mateo, Claudia Cui, Robert Laurel Yupangco, Tanyu III and Dr. Elton See Tan supported the event.

Rising Tigers Board: (L to R) Tanyu III , Andria Terese Nicolas, Brian Poe Llamanzares, Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas, Andrew Troy Nicolas, Sarah Mateo and Dr. Elton See Tan

The event was exclusively held at Manila House BGC, the ceremony started with opening remarks led by Consul David Ackerman sharing to all how the previous cover leader BIR Commissioner Lumagui broke the record in National Bookstore last March. The previous issue was sold out in less than a day, highlighting how Comissioner Lumagui inspired the nation with his story.

BIR Commissioner Romeo “Jun” Lumagui Jr


The Keynote Speaker BIR Commissioner Romeo “Jun” Lumagui Jr. shared what it takes to be a nation builder. To him It’s protecting the welfare of the people and being fearless in serving. Rising Tigers inspired him to continue to continue to serve the Filipinos with Integrity and to honor his title “The Face of Good Governance”.


Andria Terese Nicolas

Andria Terese Nicolas the CMO of Rising Tigers Magazine and VP of Tag Media Group shared the vision of Rising Tigers Magazine.

“At TAG Media Group, we aim to extend beyond our sphere of influence, by fostering inclusivity and cooperation by including all industries in our Magazine, and inspiring others to join us in this journey. We are overwhelmed by the support of the readers, truly your stories changed lives. We are not just a publishing company, but a community of leaders that bring people together.”

“We may just have started but this is our promise – We will continue to be the source of inspiration, information, and connection. To our leaders, Let us stand together united in our commitment to serve with honor, integrity and compassion, and let us not forget the incredible potential we have in every one of us, and it’s to fullfil our vision for the next generation, after all, we are the Rising Tigers and the Nation Builders of Asia.”

Brian Poe Llamanzares

The Co-Owner of Rising Tigers Magazine, Brian Poe Llamanzares shared an inspiring speech

 “I am proud to bear witness to another batch of young inspiring “People to Watch” this 2024. Part of the reason why I joined the Rising Tigers team was to highlight the good people are doing for the country. Our goal is to promote nation building, and these men and women have done exactly that through business and government service. Congratulations to all our awardees this year.”


The featured leaders for the month of May issue are DOJ Spokesperson Atty. Mico Clavano, BIR Commissioner Jun Lumagui Jr.  who was also announced as the Person of the Year, DFA Usec. Jesus “Gary” Domingo, Cong. Marlyn Alonte-Naguiat, DICT Usec David Almirol, Kenny Ladaga, John Calub, Consul David Ackerman, Anna Magkawas, Cherry Atilano, Jenny Lin-Maaño Ngai, Jade Riccio, Camille Makasiar, Ann Murphy, and Mica  Teves.

Other VVIPs that were present are members of the Diplomatic Corps and Business Tycoons and will be featured also in the month of May or June issue were H.E Ahmedn Abdullah Ambassador of Egypt, H.E Mohammad Rida El Fassi Ambassador of Morroco, H.E Titanilla Toth Ambassador of Hungary with Mr. Arkadiusz Jan Tracz, H.E Keith Richard Sugiyama Ambassador of Palau, H.E Niyazi Evren Akyol Ambassador of Turkiye with Madam Indri Akyol, H.E Ioannis Pediotis Ambassador of Greece with Madam Aliki, H.E Betty Palaso Ambassador of Papua New Guinea, Cynthia Mamon of Enchanted Kingdom, Cory Navarro, Philip and Ching Cruz, Paco Magsaysay of Carmen’s Best, Becky Garcia, Dr. George Sarakinis, Bobby Alvares of Noble Homes, Judy Abalos and President of MerNels Cakes Merle Balicao among others.

Rising Tigers Magazine is currently the most distributed Business and Lifestyle Magazine in the Philippines. It is currently on National Bookstore branches and all Philippine Airlines Mabuhay Lounges.