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Crazy Rich Indeed: There Are More Dollar Billionaires from Asia Than the US

A quick comparison of the richest billionaires from the US and the Asia-Pacific region

Among the many factors fueling the hype for Crazy Rich Asians, a film based on a novel of the same name published in 2013, is the rare glimpse it gives to ultra wealthy Asian societies, a group that is much less talked ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 17, 2018 09:00:00
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He's $53 Billion Richer Than Everyone Else and 24 Other Crazy Things We've Learned About Jeff Bezos

The Amazon founder has come a long way

In 1994, the then 30-year-old Jeff Bezos left behind a six-figure gig on Wall Street as the youngest ever senior vice president at investment banking firm D.E. Shaw & Co. to start Amazon in Seattle. Now, he's perennially in competition to be the richest man ...

by Nina Zipkin  | July 15, 2018 12:00:00
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(LOOK) The Millions of Dollars Manny Pacquiao Earned From Past Fights

Check out how much the Philippine senator and boxing champion made from each match since 2005

July 15, Sunday, marks the return of professional boxer and Philippine senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao to the boxing ring, as he faces off Argentine professional boxer Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is Pacquiao’s first match since his controversial loss to ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 13, 2018 11:00:00
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Meet 10 Super-Rich Asian Moguls

From Samsung's Lee Kun-hee to Alibaba's Jack Ma, here are some of the most prominent Asian billionaires

Lately, Asia's super-rich have been getting richer and richer. Just last year, Forbes reported that Asia was home to the highest number of billionaires in the world, outnumbering billionaires in both Europe and the U.S. But where do these tycoons' businesses actually ...

by Paolo Chua for TownandCountry.ph  | April 27, 2018 12:00:00
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Meet the Richest Filipino Women

These women own big businesses like the PH's largest supermarket chain and the most popular noodle brand

Business magazine Forbes’ annual listing of the Philippines’ 50 richest tycoons has always been dominated by men, with just handful of women present. In this infographic timed for International Women’s Day this year, we take a closer look at the women who ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 08, 2018 09:00:00
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Meet Lucio and Susan Co: The Lone Husband-and-Wife Couple in the Philippines' 50 Richest List

Why are the life and business partners listed together in the exclusive list dominated by men?

Over 80 percent of the tycoons included in business magazine Forbes’ list of the Philippines’ 50 richest people are married. Several are widowed, while others are not specified. However, except for one entry, all the married rich-listers are not ranked with their ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 15, 2018 09:00:00
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Who are the Wealthiest Tycoons in the ASEAN Region?

Most of the richest people in each of the five original members of the regional grouping are self-made

When it comes to Southeast Asia’s richest tycoons, more have built their wealth from the ground up rather than inherit it from past generations.In the infographic above, Entrepreneur Philippines compared the five richest businessmen of five original member-countries of the Association of ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 14, 2017 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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Startup with ‘Unicorn’ Potential Helps Robbie Antonio Make It to Forbes’ 2017 PH Rich List as the Youngest in the Batch

He and his father are worth $400 million according to the US business magazine

Robbie Antonio founed Revolution Precrafted in 2015. The company is now valued at $256 millionMany of the Filipino businessmen and women who make it to Forbes magazine’s annual Philippine rich list are owners, founders and leaders of companies that have been around ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 26, 2017 11:00:00
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Who’s In or Out, Who’s Up or Down in Forbes 2017 List of 50 Richest Filipinos?

Many of the tycoons whose fortunes soared are in property development and construction

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 24, 2017 07:00:00
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Why is There No Filipina in Forbes’ List of Self-Made Women Billionaires?

Only one Southeast Asian woman made the cut”"and she’s from Vietnam

Fifty-six very wealthy females made it to this year’s Forbes’ list of the world’s self-made women billionaires, but there is only one from Southeast Asia, which is made up of 10 countries with a combined population of more than 500 million people. ...

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