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With the demand for luxury goods currently exploding in China, the mogul has now become the third-ever centibillionaire in history.
Bernard Arnault, CEO and chairman of LVMH—the group of companies that owns Louis Vuitton, Moet and Chandon, and Hennessy, among many other luxury brands—has surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s second-wealthiest individual. Arnault’s net worth as of writing is at $107.6 billion, ...
 
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The families who have been influencing the past and present of the Philippines for generations.
In this list, separated into four parts, we've narrowed down the city's most respected names and selected the very best. Here are the most prominent families in Manila.The family is currently engaged in banking, power, and real estate among many other ventures. It ...
 
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How are these top tycoons making sure their companies remain in good hands?
Some of the country’s biggest leaders of industry gathered at a recent forum titled “Power Meet Up: Captains and Trailblazers.”Among the speakers were Fernando Zobel de Ayala, president of Ayala Corporation, and Hans Sy, chairman of the executive committee of SM Prime ...
 
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The entrepreneur is the first woman on the board in the school's 62-year history.
Robina Gokongwei-Pe, president, CEO, and director of Robinsons Retail Holdings, has been appointed a member of the board of trustees at Xavier School, the first female board member in the school’s 62-year history.Gokongwei-Pe’s appointment comes at a very significant time for Xavier ...
 
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Meet the exceptional industry leaders who are making a difference in their respective fields of business.
Hard work, grit, and persistence—these are the traits exhibited by the titans of industry in the Philippines.The contributions of these leaders have improved the quality of our daily lives. Cheers to these exceptional Filipinos who are making a difference in their respective ...
 
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Meet the youngest female leader in the world.
Since taking office last year, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has brought about new changes and ideas. Thanks to a recent viral Facebook post, the whole world is talking about her.Here are some interesting facts about the Prime Minister.The 37-year-old took ...
 
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The Estée Lauder group has Jo Malone London, Bobbi Brown, Tom Ford, M.A.C., Clinique, Tory Burch, and Estée Lauder, of course, under its umbrella.
The business of fashion, luxury goods in particular, is one of the largest today. Though it's gone through several changes in the form of economic trends, digital transformation, and changing consumer preferences it continues to thrive.What many don't know, however, is that ...
 
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Happy 60th Birthday, SM!
Henry Sy’s life was a genuine ‘rags to riches’ story. When the tycoon passed away in 2019, he left a legacy in the field of business and was known to be more than just the wealthiest man in Southeast Asia. His journey ...
 
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We shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, we tell ourselves, but apparently, the world can’t help it.
Did you know that it takes an average tenth of a second for human beings to form an impression about someone else’s character? With the knowledge of just how important first impressions are, researchers from the University of Toronto conducted a study ...
 
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From Samsung's Lee Kun-hee to Alibaba's Jack Ma, here are some of the most prominent Asian billionaires.
Lately, Asia’s super-rich have been getting richer and richer. Just last year, Forbes reported that Asia was home to the highest number of billionaires in the world—outnumbering billionaires in both Europe and the U.S. But where do these tycoons’ businesses actually lie? ...
 
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Bathtubs filled with Champagne, anyone?
As long as the deliriously rich next generation flaunts its wealth on Instagram, multiple “Rich Kids” accounts on the photo-sharing platform will continue to amuse, if not shock.Accounts made per country or city continue to rise in numbers, all documenting the ridiculously ...
 
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The Ayala Group CEO looks back at 2017, and shares his thoughts on current events and important issues.
The beginning of a new year has always been the best time to reflect on the past year, and to think forward to the next.To usher in 2018, Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala shared some of his thoughts with the Ayala Group ...
 
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These are their secrets to financial independence.
Money is not everything, and the Truly Rich billionaire knows this. But he also knows how to manage the money he makes and he does it well. Here are things that billionaires do to maintain their wealth while continuing to live a ...
 
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The 50 Asian families who made the list have a combined net worth of $700 billion
Two Filipino clans made it to the list of Asia’s 50 Richest Families, which was released by business magazine Forbes earlier this week. The Sys ranked ninth in the list with a net worth of $20.1 billion, a 63.4-percent increase from $12.3 billion ...
 
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A second passport guarantees you a fast pass for travel, business, and education, and acts as a safety net for the future.
These days, the best investment you could make might just be a new citizenship.First introduced by St. Kitts and Nevis, citizenship-by-invest makes previously inaccessible benefits yours for the taking. Today, several countries and areas hand out similar programs, including Australia, Canada, the ...
 
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In business and entrepreneurship, these families are the powers that be.
We've narrowed down the city's most respected names and selected the very best. ABOITIZThe family currently engaged in banking, power, and real estate among many other ventures traces its history in the Philippines to a Spaniard of Basque origin, Paulino Aboitiz, who arrived ...
 
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The parent company of Google is in first place, followed by Microsoft, as the best employers in the world.
In its first ever list of best employers, Forbes magazine collated information on thousands of companies around the world and came up with the best companies to work with. Unsurprisingly, Alphabet, the parent company of tech giant Google, came in first, with staunch ...
 
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He was the grandfather of all ballers. RIP, Hef.
"Sex is the driving force on the planet. We should embrace it, not see it as the enemy." (2007)"If we hadn't had the Wright brothers, there would still be airplanes. If there hadn't been an Edison, there would still be electric lights. And ...
 
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Founders of tech startups rule supreme.
Whether born into wealth or self-made, there are billionaires in every age bracket. But when we compiled this list of the richest of them all—starting from those in their 20s all the way to those in their 90s—self-made American businessmen dominate the ...
 
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The founder and chief executive of Amazon.com surpassed Bill Gates but fleetingly.
Following a surge in Amazon shares Thursday morning, the net worth of company founder Jeff Bezos has skyrocketed to $91 billion. Bezos then overtook Microsoft founder Bill Gates, 61 and worth $90 billion, as world's richest man.The 1.6 percent jump in Amazon.com shares ...
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