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Everything You Need to Know About Enrique Razon's Proposed Water Dam Project

The project dates back to the early 2000s

Almost two weeks after water supply was suddenly cut in thousands of homes in Metro Manila, customers have gone from confused to enraged as they demand the return of regular, uninterrupted water supply.Manila Water Company, the private firm that supplies water to Metro ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | March 21, 2019 01:00:00
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Katrina Razon's VC Firm Invests in UK-Based Footwear Brand Worn by Gigi Hadid, Selena Gomez

The daughter of casino and ports tycoon Enrique K. Razon Jr. invests in Dear Frances

KSR Ventures, the venture capital (VC) firm owned by Katrina Razon, led the seed investment round of funding of British footwear brand Dear Frances last June. This is the first luxury fashion brand the VC firm is investing in.In an Instagram story ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 19, 2018 09:00:00
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How Did Top PH Billionaires' Holding Firms Fare at the Stock Market in 2017?

Share prices rose for nine out of 10 companies of the country's wealthiest people

If you had bought shares in the main holding companies of the country’s 10 richest tycoons at the start of the year, you’d be celebrating now that 2017 has come to a close. More than two-thirds of the stocks climbed over 20 percent ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 02, 2018 02:00:00
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'Countries with the Best Infra are Dictatorships,' Says Razon but Zobel de Ayala and Fernandes Beg to Differ

Lively quotes from some of the region’s top business leaders during a panel discussion at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit

Based on the Global Competitiveness Index 2017 to 2018 of the World Economic Forum, infrastructure in the ASEAN region still has a long way to tread to be at par with the world’s best. On average, nine of the 10 participating ASEAN ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez and Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 13, 2017 05:00:00
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A DJ, Events Maven and Venture Capitalist, Katrina Razon Steps Out of Billionaire Dad’s Long Shadow

Tycoon Enrique Razon Jr.’s daughter has her hands full with 3 business ventures in 3 countries

Katrina Razon is busy with three different ventures aside from her DJ act as DJ KatsuShe could have had a single meeting room for all of the interviews scheduled with her at the Solaire Resort and Casino. After all, her father owns ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 19, 2017 10:00:00
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Pacquiao to Speak at Forbes’ Under 30 Summit Asia in Manila

Event gathers some 300 young entrepreneurs and game-changers mainly from the region

Despite his recent loss to Australian boxer Jeff Horn, Emmanuel “Pacman” D. Pacquiao, the Filipino boxing champion who is also a senator, still cuts an inspirational figure.The world-renowned boxer will speak at the Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia on July 25, 2017, ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 06, 2017 06:00:00
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Dad and Me: Children of Leading PH Tycoons Recall Lessons from Their Fathers

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.Currently serving as strong pillars of the economy, these enterprises, which ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez and Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 18, 2017 10:00:00
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Why Billionaire Ricky Razon is Worried About Donald Trump

Global port operator ICTSI’s net income tripled last year but could slow if global trade turns sluggish

American President Donald Trump’s protectionist moves constitute the biggest source of risk to global trade, said Philippine ports and casino magnate Enrique Razon in an interview with Bloomberg Television in Los Angeles on May 2.“The US has created the largest part of ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | May 08, 2017 12:00:00
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Enrique Razon on a Roll: Solaire Swings to Php2.3B Profit from Php3.4B Loss

Biggest gainer among PH billionaires gets a boost from record gaming revenues

Billionaire Enrique Razon Jr. is on a roll. Early this week, Forbes reported he posted the biggest wealth gain among Philippine businessmen who made it to the magazine's 2017 Global Billionaires List. From $2.4 billion last year, his net worth rose by ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 23, 2017 06:00:00
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Who's the Biggest Gainer, Loser Among PH Billionaires?

5 Filipinos in Forbes' 2017 billionaires list saw their net worth go up while 5 suffered declines

Despite faster economic growth last year, some of the extremely wealthy 14 Filipinos who made it to the Forbes 2017 Global Billionaires List saw the value of their fortunes decline in the year to March 2017.Of the 10 who returned from last ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 21, 2017 11:00:00
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14 Filipinos Make it to 2017 Forbes Billionaires List; Sy and Gokongwei Still On Top

New names include Ramon Ang, Eduardo Cojuangco Jr., Roberto Ongpin and Edgar "Injap" Sia II

Led by Henry Sy Sr., John Gokongwei Jr. and Lucio Tan, a record number of Filipinos  -- 14 in all -- made it to the 2017 Forbes World's Billionaires List, according to a new ranking released by the US business magazine Monday ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 21, 2017 12:00:00
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Henry Sy leads the top 10 richest in the country

The big boss behind the country’s biggest mall chain still dominates the Forbes Philippines list

SM Investments’ Henry Sy remains as the country’s richest billionaire, a title he has held for nine consecutive years, according to the latest Forbes Philippines Rich List published on Thursday, August 25.The 91-year-old tycoon leads the country’s richest—who are all familiar names ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 26, 2016 07:00:00
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Kick start your day, April 26: Billionaire plans to build hotel and casino in Quezon City

Enrique Razon Jr. says it would be like Solaire. Plus, energy department assures stable power supply on May 9 elections.

Hotel, casino on the riseThe eighth richest man in the country, Enrique Razon Jr eyes to build a hotel and casino in Vertis North, Quezon City, similar to his company’s flagship Solaire in Parañaque City.Razon’s Bloomberry Resorts Corporation told the Philippine Stock ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 26, 2016 10:00:00