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Wilcon Founder William Belo, Fashion Designer Josie Natori Lead 6 Newcomers to Forbes' 2018 PH Rich List

This year saw the most number of new entries and exits in the exclusive list since 2013

Business magazine Forbes’ latest list of the Philippines’ 50 richest people features six new names. That’s the highest number of newcomers since 2013, when the list was expanded from 40 tycoons to 50.Leading the six newcomers is William Belo, the founder and ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 06, 2018 12:00:00
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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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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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(List) Companies Founded by UP Business College's Best Grads

As the UP Virata School of Business marks its 100th year, here's a look at businesses founded by its distinguished alumni awardees in the past 16 years

Former Senate President Manuel B. Villar Jr., the country's 12th richest person and founder of property developer Vista Land and Lifescapes, may be the best-known entrepreneur among the graduates of the UP College of Business Administration (renamed the Cesar E.A. Virata School ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 09, 2016 01:00:00
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