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At one point he was also the 10th richest man in the world.
This month marks the 94th birth anniversary of Filipino-Chinese businessman Tan Yu, who was once the country’s wealthiest man. In 1997, Forbes magazine placed him at number 10 in its ranking of the world’s richest people, with a personal fortune of $7 ...
San Miguel is number one.
San Miguel Corporation is the country’s top corporation by gross revenue for 2019, according to the annual ranking of the country’s Top 200 Corporations published by BusinessWorld newspaper. The company, led by Chairman and COO Ramon Ang, posted revenues of P1.07 trillion ...
'He was a true game-changer.'
When John Gokongwei Jr died one year ago, the country lost a true trailblazer. The founder of JG Summit was one of the richest men in the country, having built a conglomerate from the ground up that extends to multiple facets of ...
But PNB posted a 64% decrease in earnings during the same period.
Tycoon Lucio Tan’s listed LT Group reported total attributable net income of P10.03 billion in the first six months of 2020, up P790 million or nine percent compared to P9.24 billion during the same period in 2019. The company bucked the downward trend ...
He reads books about environmental sustainability to them. 
Billionaire Andrew Tan, chairman of Alliance Global, is making sure to spend quality time with his family during the coronavirus pandemic.In this contributed photo, the 67-year-old can be seen with three of his grandchildren—kids of his son Kendrick Tan, who is executive ...
Learn from the experiences of these budding tycoons.
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” said Lao Tzu.Many dream of quitting their day jobs to go into business someday but only a few follow their goals and eventually succeed.Succeeding in business doesn’t mean that you must ...
These billionaires are no Scrooges, they have the Christmas spirit.
In the spirit of Christmas, the Philippines’ biggest tycoons gamely participated in a music video, Happy Christmas by John Lennon.Included in the video are Lance Gokongwei and his sisters Robina Pe and Lisa Cheng, brothers Jaime Augusto Zobel and Fernando Zobel, Ricky ...
He was a savvy entrepreneur and a generous philanthropist.
George Ty, 86, Metrobank founder and the Philippines' ninth richest man, passed away after months of battling pancreatic cancer.The tycoon, who chairs GT Capital Holdings, has interests in real estate, finance, and power industries. He founded Metrobank in 1962 when he was 29 years ...
They raise their heirs to be their own men and women.
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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