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Manny Villar is No. 2 in Forbes' 2018 PH Rich List After Net Worth Triples to $5-B

The growth in his wealth driven by soaring share price of his Golden Bria Holdings

Real estate tycoon and former senator Manuel Villar is now worth $5 billion (Php267.3 billion), according to the newest Philippine rich list published by business magazine Forbes.That’s more than triple his $1.6 billion net worth last year and makes him the second ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 06, 2018 06:00:00
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Warriors vs. Cavs: Which of the NBA Finalists is Richer and More Valuable?

A look at how both teams compare to each other and the other NBA teams financially

For the fourth year in a row, the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are outshooting each other for the coveted NBA Finals championship. The Warriors took home the title twice in the past three years, while the Cavaliers won in ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 09, 2018 09:00:00
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More Exclusive Than Billionaire Ranking: Only 6 PH Conglomerates In This Year's Forbes Global 2000 List

Two Filipino holding companies failed to return to the list of world’s leading firms

Six Philippine companies were included in the latest Global 2000, a list of the world’s largest public companies compiled by business magazine Forbes.That’s two less than the eight companies that made it last year, and just half of the 12 Filipinos who ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 08, 2018 01:00:00
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LeBron James vs Stephen Curry: Who Made More Money in the Past Year?

Check out the NBA players included in Forbes’ World’s 100 Highest-Paid Athletes 2018

No matter which team ends up as champions in this year’s NBA Finals, many of the star players of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will still go home as big money winners.In Forbes magazine’s World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018, the top ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 06, 2018 05:00:00
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Duterte Makes It to List of World’s Most Powerful People For 2nd Straight Year

He’s the only Southeast Asian leader to be included in the exclusive ranking

President Rodrigo Duterte was included in business magazine Forbes’ latest list of the world’s most powerful people. He is the only Filipino as well as the only Southeast Asian to be included in the list, ranking 69th among the 75 powerful individuals.In ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 09, 2018 04:00:00
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Is Your Company Among 6 PH Firms Included in Forbes’ List of the World’s Best 500 Employers?

The local companies include the country’s biggest banks and property developers

Six of the largest companies in the Philippines are among the best employers in the world, according to US business magazine Forbes.In its first-ever listing of The World’s Best Employers, Forbes ranked 500 companies around the world that were most recommended by ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 16, 2017 05:00:00
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How do PH’s Largest Firms Compare with their ASEAN Peers?

A closer look at the 63 Southeast Asian companies that made it to Forbes’ Global 2000 list

Locally, the Philippines’ largest companies dominate some of the most important industries if not the economy as a whole. But how do they compare to their counterparts in other Southeast Asian countries?A quick answer could be found by looking at the 63 ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 31, 2017 11:00:00
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Who’s In, Out Among Giant PH Firms in Forbes’ Global 2000 List?

Find out the surprising changes in the local companies that made it to the exclusive ranking

Eight Philippine corporations made it to Forbes magazine’s 15th annual listing of the world’s 2,000 largest public companies by market value, the Global 2000.That is one less than the nine companies that made last year’s list.Returning to the list after being absent ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 26, 2017 02:00:00
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PH Drops to 89th from 84th in Forbes’ List of Best Countries for Business

More trade freedom and the prospect of lower tax burden failed to offset the country's lower scores in market performance, monetary freedom and corruption.

The Philippines ranked 89th out of 139 nations in Forbes magazine’s latest list of Best Countries for Business, a drop from last year’s ranking of 84. This marks the second year in a row where the Philippines took a dip in rankings.Of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 22, 2016 10:00:00