Philippine team wins HSBC award

Environment-friendly coffee cups and food boxes made from corn cobs and rice stalks produced by small-scale farmers won for a team of young Philippine entrepreneurs the “Best of the Best Award” at the 2011 Young Entrepreneur Awards (YEA) Regional Finals of the HSBC last Monday here.

This was the second time that the Philippines won the YEA award, the first being in 2009.

The winning Philippine team – Sing Terns – is composed of Czaesar Emil Callo of the University of the Philippines, and Mary Kathleen Chan and Eduard Edwynne Capacio, both of the Ateneo de Manila University.

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