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Wilcon CEO Included in Forbes Asia’s Emergent 25 List of Influential Women

The 39-year-old exec is credited for leading Wilcon Depot’s aggressive expansion in the past year

Lorraine Belo-Cincochan, the daughter of Wilcon founder and chairman emeritus William Belo, was cited by Forbes Asia for her leadership in the company’s “most aggressive expansion yet”Lorraine Belo-Cincochan, the president and CEO of listed home improvement retailer Wilcon Depot, is one of the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 07, 2018 03:00:00
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6 PH Achievers Make it to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia List for 2018

The list includes a fintech startup CEO, a pastry chef and a social media icon

Six Philippine-based achievers active in different industries were included in business magazine Forbes’ latest 30 Under 30 Asia list, an annual listing of Asia’s most innovative and influential individuals aged 30 and below.The 30 Under 30 Asia list is made up of ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 27, 2018 10:00:00
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Wealthy but Secretive Family Behind Lucky Me! Noodles Runs a Profitable Food Empire

Despite being No. 20 on Forbes’ PH rich list, not much is known about Betty Ang and her husband

When business magazine Forbes Asia published its 2017 list of the Philippines’ 50 richest people in its September issue, it had a special feature on one of the list's veteran names: Betty Ang, the president of food manufacturing firm Monde Nissin Corp. ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 06, 2017 02:00:00
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Whatever Happened to the Saltwater Lamp Hailed by Obama?

Delays underscore the challenges of product development and fundraising faced by startups

Raphael and Aisa Mijeno attended this year's Forbes 30 Under 30 Conference held at Solaire Resort and CasinoFifteen minutes of fame may be all it takes to launch a career in the entertainment industry but it’s definitely not enough to ensure the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 01, 2017 11:00:00
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2 Filipinos on Forbes Asia’s heroes of philanthropy list

Honorees include a mix of billionaires, business people, and captains of industries who are also making a mark with their generosity.

Forbes Asia announced on Thursday, July 7 its honorees for this year’s Heroes of Philanthropy list.Highlighting some of the region’s noteworthy givers, the list honors 40 philanthropists from 13 countries across Asia Pacific.Among these philanthropists are two Filipinos, Gateway Property Holdings Chairman ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | July 07, 2016 06:00:00
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Gokongwei-Pe, Coson-Sy on Forbes Power Businesswomen list 2016

Forbes Asia recognizes the changes these female executives have made in the retail business realm.

Two of the most powerful retail heads in the Philippines joined the prestigious Power Businesswomen list 2016 of Forbes Asia, recognizing the remarkable changes these female executives have made in the retail business realm.NewcomerThe fifth annual list had 27 newcomers, including Robinson ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 07, 2016 03:00:00