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He seems quite chilled about it now, though.
You'd assume that being worth $103 billion (£80.8 billion) would mean that all of the niggling professional regrets that you otherwise carry around with you would be sandblasted away.Apparently not, though. Bill Gates is still fairly upset about his "greatest mistake ever", ...
 
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Who's automatically in or out when it comes to investing in citizenships?
The mere mention of a second passport sparks a number of questions, from how much it costs to how long it takes to get one. First things first: A potential applicant must know if he or she is eligible to apply for one. Knowing the ...
 
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The former bridge was a threat to public safety.
The Pigalo Bridge, which was once devastated by Typhoons Pedring and Quiel last 2011, has finally been completed and is now accessible to the public. Since it was destroyed, the bridge has become a burden and a threat. While the old structure can ...
 
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Esquire's financial adviser shows you how to profit from these winning real estate companies.
It has been a roller coaster ride for the Philippine stock market so far. The PSE Index started the year on a strong note, gaining as much as 700 points to reach a year-high record of 8,213 only to lose it all towards ...
 
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The property giant raked in P3.8 billion during Q1 of this year.
The Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone is poised to become the next major urban center in the country, and investors know it. Seizing key stakes in the high-growth Clark corridor is Gotianun-led Filinvest Development Corporation (FDC), which is currently in the ...
 
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The annual ranking of the biggest public companies graded firms using four metrics: sales, profits, assets and market value.
Six Philippine companies made it to Forbes Magazine’s annual Global 2000 list, an international ranking of the world’s largest, most valuable, and most powerful publicly held firms. Sy-owned BDO Unibank Inc. was the highest ranked Philippine company on the list. It climbed to ...
 
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"I may have been the son of the boss, but I worked harder than anybody else to prove that I wasn’t just the son of the boss," he said in a graduation address.
JG Summit Holdings Inc. President and CEO Lance Gokongwei recently inspired the graduating class of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela with anecdotes of how he and his siblings independently worked their way to the top. In his speech for the graduates, ...
 
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They expect to work even after retirement, too.
In the film The Bucket List, Morgan Freeman’s and Jack Nicholson’s characters spent the last few months of their lives as terminally ill patients traveling the world. They did everything from skydiving in Dubai to climbing the Mount Everest in Nepal, anything ...
 
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Four of the 300 outstanding business and industry leaders on the list are from the Philippines.
Four Filipinos made the exclusive 30 Under 30 Asia list curated by US business magazine Forbes for 2019.“If you think millennials and Gen-Z are just building businesses for the short-term gain, think again,” wrote Rana Wehbe, editor of the 30 Under 30 ...
 
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A new survey from Microsoft and IDC shows that sentiments towards AI technology are largely positive.
There’s been a lot of talk about the looming impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workforce. Experts from the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector have talked about the potential job displacements brought about by AI technology, and the conversation is already ...
 
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Not a bad job.
James Forrester recently made a brief PBA comeback by way of TnT Katropa in the 2019 Philippine Cup. While he never got to see action in the two games he was on the Katropa bench, the change in status from practice player ...
 
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The market growth had much to do with the increase in the country’s ultra-wealthy population.
If you’re looking for a business opportunity in a thriving industry, the latest market report by Knight Frank points to luxury homes as a great investment. In 2018, Manila’s luxury home market saw the most growth in the world, with an 11 ...
 
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The hobbies of the world's wealthiest.
The rich and powerful arenât that different from the rest of us. They too have problems, and they too are human. Granted, they do have more interesting options for hobbies than most. Here, we list down the crazy rich hobbies of the ...
 
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This is how much you can expect your salary to increase this year.
Filipinos will not see a significant increase in their salaries this year despite the rising cost of living, at least according to a report by Willis Towers Watson.In its latest Salary Budget Planning Report, the global brokerage and advisory company estimates salary ...
 
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Emma Imperial shares how residents in her solar-powered communities are showing their entrepreneurial spirit
Legendary investor Warren Buffett used to say that the greatest risk in investing is when you don’t know what you are doing.Very often, many people invest in financial products that they don’t understand. They act based on their emotions without the appropriate ...
 
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Practical tips from the head of a financial technology company
We’re already a few days into 2019, so you’ve probably already read a bunch of articles about how you can be smarter and more responsible with your money for the year. Whether it's about which stocks performed best last year or money challenges you can ...
 
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Investing in the stock market is risky, but you can minimize the risks if you know what you are doing.
Stock investing can be fun and exciting but when it is not executed properly, the experience can be financially and emotionally disastrous.It is easy to make money in the stock market if you know how to play the game. Many hopeful beginners ...
 
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Rizal's writings may have changed the course of history but it was his effective leadership that brought people together.
The Philippines would not have achieved independence from Spain on June 12, 1898 without the patriotic leadership of Dr. Jose Rizal, whose writings instilled nationalism among his countrymen that led to a popular revolution many years after.When Rizal traveled to Spain to ...
 
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The figures and numbers that flooded our timelines.
There are many ways to define a year. Lexicographers recognize words of the year to signify what most have discussed in the past 12 months. Others commemorate the year that was with photographs that have been engraved the most in our minds. ...
 
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Putting your money in a savings account that earns less than 1 percent p.a. will not help you to retire early.
Many people make the mistake of building their retirement funds by simply saving money in the bank. Putting your money in a savings account that earns less than one percent per year will not help you to retire early. You would still probably ...