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(Look) Are Congress Members Getting Richer and Richer Over the Years?

The average net worth of House of Representatives members almost doubled in the last six years

Most Filipinos have the impression that members of the Philippine House of Representatives (HOR) belong to the well-to-do classes if only because there are less than a handful of congressmen and women who are not millionaires.When a summary of the House members’ ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 07, 2018 03:00:00
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How Rich is House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo?

A savvy wealth manager, the former President increased her fortunes in recent years

The ascension of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to the speakership of the House of Representatives is perhaps one of the most important political events in the Philippines so far this year, generating almost equal measures of approvals and disapprovals.Yet, even those ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 31, 2018 01:00:00
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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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Here's Where the Duterte Admin’s 3 Richest Cabinet Members Keep Their Fortunes

Real estate, jewelry, financial investments and cash are the most preferred investments

When it comes to asset allocation, the three richest cabinet members of the Rodrigo Duterte administration have different strategies—at least based on their submitted statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) for the year 2016.Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | February 27, 2018 11:00:00
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Business-Owning Families Top List of Richest Congress Members

Many are members of families with substantial interests in large business enterprises

Eight of the top 10 richest members of Congress are owners, executives or members of families that control some of the country’s largest companies, Entrepreneur Philippines has found.We looked at the newly released summary of the 2016 statements of assets, liabilities and ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 11, 2017 07:00:00
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Manny Pacquiao Has 103 Real Estate Properties: Is There One Near You?

The freshman senator has acquired some Php1.6 billion worth of land as of end-2016

A huge chunk of senator Emmanuel “Manny” D. Pacquiao’s fortune—or 46 percent to be exact—is made up of real properties. The boxing champ, who is worth Php3.1 billion, has 103 properties under his name.As detailed in Pacquiao’s statement of assets, liabilities and ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 02, 2017 08:00:00
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