It was an afternoon of grateful recollection and heartwarming vision when foremost Filipino retailer Ben Chan was given the Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’ Italia (Order of the Star of Italy) by the Italian government last Friday at the residence of the Italian ambassador.
In his remarks before the appointment, Italy Ambassador Giorgio Guglielmino recalled how, two years ago, shortly after he arrived in Metro Manila to begin his stint and to prepare the refurbishing of the Italian ambassador’s residence, he came across the Dimensione store at Bonifacio Global City. He loved the Italian furniture and home accessories in the store, and he met Chan.
With Chan’s help, he was able…
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