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Learn from the experiences of these budding tycoons.
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” said Lao Tzu.Many dream of quitting their day jobs to go into business someday but only a few follow their goals and eventually succeed.Succeeding in business doesn’t mean that you must ...
 
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These billionaires are no Scrooges, they have the Christmas spirit.
In the spirit of Christmas, the Philippines’ biggest tycoons gamely participated in a music video, Happy Christmas by John Lennon.Included in the video are Lance Gokongwei and his sisters Robina Pe and Lisa Cheng, brothers Jaime Augusto Zobel and Fernando Zobel, Ricky ...
 
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He was a savvy entrepreneur and a generous philanthropist.
George Ty, 86, Metrobank founder and the Philippines' ninth richest man, passed away after months of battling pancreatic cancer.The tycoon, who chairs GT Capital Holdings, has interests in real estate, finance, and power industries. He founded Metrobank in 1962 when he was 29 years ...
 
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They raise their heirs to be their own men and women.
Some of the country’s biggest leaders of industry gathered at a recent forum titled “Power Meet Up: Captains and Trailblazers.”Among the speakers were Fernando Zobel de Ayala, president of Ayala Corporation, and Hans Sy, chairman of the executive committee of SM Prime ...
 
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Meet the exceptional industry leaders who are making a difference in their respective fields of business.
Hard work, grit, and persistence—these are the traits exhibited by the titans of industry in the Philippines.The contributions of these leaders have improved the quality of our daily lives. Cheers to these exceptional Filipinos who are making a difference in their respective ...
 
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Tan was recognized for his "many entrepreneurial activities and initiatives."
Alliance Global Group’s Dr. Andrew L. Tan has been awarded Spain’s highest civil honor, the Order of Civil, through the Spanish Embassy.The decoration was awarded by Spanish Ambassador Luis Calvo who recognized Tan’s “many entrepreneurial activities and initiatives.”  He said, “Mr. Tan ...
 
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A close look at the listed corporate holdings of the Philippines' richest person
SM group founder Henry Sy Sr. had a net worth of $20 billion as of February 2018, according to business magazine Forbes’ latest listing of the world’s dollar billionaires. That not only extended his title as the richest man in the Philippines, ...
 
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The Ayala Group CEO looks back at 2017, and shares his thoughts on current events and important issues.
The beginning of a new year has always been the best time to reflect on the past year, and to think forward to the next.To usher in 2018, Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala shared some of his thoughts with the Ayala Group ...
 
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Which school produced the most billionaires and millionaires in the Philippines?
How, where, and even why you went to college probably won't be an indication on how your life (and bank account) will turn out, but the answers might carry some privileges. Bill Gates himself—the world's riches man and a college dropout—regularly stresses the value ...
 
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Cesar V. Purisima shares what it was like working for SGV & Co.'s Washington SyCip
Mr. Washington SyCip was to me, first and foremost, a mentor—a fact I feel incredibly fortunate and grateful for. As the nation mourns the passing of one of the tallest, most enduring pillars of its business community, I write to honor his ...
 
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Jaime Augusto and Fernando Zobel de Ayala spell out their priorities if they were the country's CEO
Brothers Jaime Augusto and Fernando Zobel de Ayala were the keynote speakers at the fourth annual summit of the Shareholders’ Association of the Philippines (SharePHIL). The two bosses behind Ayala Corp., one of the country’s biggest diversified conglomerates with major interests in ...
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