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Apart from building business empires, these moguls also served as inspiring teachers to their children.
Many of the Philippines’ largest business conglomerates today were founded after World War II by pioneering entrepreneurs who foresaw the vast potential ahead as the country emerged from colonial rule and war, and began its long march towards independence and progress. Currently serving ...
 
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Who's the cutest, though?
The Voila app is the latest craze sweeping social media, with many people curious to find out what they would look like as a character in an animated Disney film.We already turned some of the country’s most prominent historical and current political figures ...
 
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Jonathan Gotianun is applying lessons he learned from his father into raising his own children.
To understand how much the Gotianuns have achieved over the years, one needs to look back at where they came from. The family behind Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI), East West Bank, and numerous other companies started out with appliances and automobiles. Andrew ...
 
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What did Ramon Ang say?
When asked about the most important lessons in business and life he’s learned from Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr., Ramon Ang is quick to answer. “What I learned from him is word of honor,” he answers in Filipino during a virtual interview with editors ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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'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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
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