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Duterte fed up with PAL, CebuPac incompetence: If you can’t do your job, you shouldn’t be there at all!
President Rodrigo Duterte is fed up with the seemingly endless incompetence of the Philippine Airlines of Lucio Tan and Cebu Pacific of John Gokongwei to provide good service to millions of Filipino air...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 21:12
Prime Media shares jump 21% on potential entry of new investor
Shares in Prime Media Holdings Inc. leapt by as much as 30% Monday after the cash-strapped company reported it was in talks with a potential...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 21:31
Duterte fed up with PAL, CebuPac incompetence: If you can’t do...
President Rodrigo Duterte is fed up with the seemingly endless incompetence of the Philippine Airlines of Lucio Tan and Cebu Pacific of John Gokongwei to provide good service to millions of Filipino...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 21:12
Manila Water bags supply contract in Bulacan
The Ayala-led water utility firm is aggressively expanding outside Metro...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 21:09
Huawei phone sales plunge, cutbacks planned as US pressure bites
Huawei's founder said Monday the Chinese telecom giant's overseas smartphone sales have tumbled since the US last month threatened to blacklist the company, and he warned the embattled firm would...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 20:39
Vincent van Gogh: five things to know
As the revolver with which Vincent van Gogh is believed to have shot himself goes under the hammer on Wednesday, here are five things to know about the acclaimed...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 20:31
DILG tells mayors to revoke KAPA business permits
The crackdown on this religious group is getting more...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 19:39
OFW remittances hit $2.7B in April
Families relying on overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) had more to spend in April as they received $2.7 billion worth of...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 19:34
William Belo to double Wilcon Depot stores to 100
Wilcon Depot Inc., the country’s leading construction retail store, is. targeting to hit 100 branches by 2025 as it undertakes the next phase of its expansion...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 17:40
Businesses clamor for Trump’s ear as $300B in new China tariffs...
Washington is planning another tidal wave of tariffs on Chinese imports that represent a worst-case scenario for markets and major industries on both sides of the...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 17:36
Tough sell: Baijiu, China’s potent tipple, looks abroad
It may be China's national spirit, but for London bartender Ellie Veale it's clear from the first swig why baijiu has not caught on...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 17:33
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’Superhero’ Dr. Z Teo showered with Father’s Day love
Well-known cosmetic surgeon and entrepreneur Dr. Z Teo has been showered with an abundance of love by his family on Father’s...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 22:22
Korina Sanchez pays tribute to ‘Pappi’ Mar Roxas
The tv journalist wife shared how the former senator is having his #BestLife as a father to their twins Pepe and...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 20:23
Rikki Dee gets surprise brunch from wife
For the Dees, there's no better way to show some love than to whip up mouth-watering...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 20:17
Angie King vlogs with Caitlyn Jenner
The multi-awarded racer gets to drive the Hollywood personality’s own Porsche around Beverly...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 10:32
Close friends and family gather for Danding Cojuangco’s birthday
Former beauty queen Ailleen Damiles shared how San Miguel Corp. chairman Eduardo "Danding" Cojuangco celebrated his special...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 20:49
Henry ‘Big Boy’ Sy gets sweet Father’s Day shoutout from...
Father’s Day is a time to show your dad how much you love and appreciate him in your...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 16:15
How does Elena Coyiuto destress?
The wife of First Life Financial president and CEO Peter Coyiuto shared her relaxation techniques at the end of a hectic...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 10:29
Mar Roxas’ early morning exercise with Pepe
What does the grandson of industrialist J. Amado Araneta do to keep his newborn son Pepe...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 10:24
Regina Belmonte loves this classic flap bag
Her love affair with Chanel’s most iconic bag shows no signs of...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 10:20
Heart Evangelista collaborates with L’Oreal to launch lipstick line
The actress unveiled her own lipstick line in partnership with L'Oreal...
Jun 15, 2019 @ 17:09
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PNB’s low-priced rights offer is a sign of soft demand –...
Philippine National Bank’s pricing of its rights offer at P43.38 per share, near the bottom of the expected range, means it had to pare back its fundraising...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 21:47
ADB heeds Dominguez’s call for closer ties with World Bank
Hopefully the work of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will not be considered as redundant...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 19:05
3 Iloilo banks to merge
Ilonggo depositors better take note of this major...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 16:35
London Metal Exchange calls time on traders boozing
The London Metal Exchange has ordered traders to refrain from consuming alcohol prior to work, in a further move by Britain's age-old financial institutions to improve staff...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 10:41
PNB pegs rights offer price at P43.48 each share
Philippine National Bank has pegged the price for its upcoming rights issue at P43.38 per...
Jun 14, 2019 @ 17:36
Swiss ditch Libor as rate reference
Switzerland's central bank said Thursday it was dropping Libor as a reference in setting interest rates in another blow to the scandal-plagued...
Jun 13, 2019 @ 21:52
Money laundering, talent drain among bank’s biggest fears
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)'s Banking Sector Outlook Survey showed local banks are getting increasingly confident about their growth prospects as they keep pace with the expansion of the...
Jun 13, 2019 @ 19:22
Chinabank issues P5B bonds
China Banking Corp. is offering to the public at least P5 billion worth of three-year fixed rate bonds until June...
Jun 13, 2019 @ 18:08
Ben Diokno pushes fintech
The Philippines can be a world model on how central banks should handle digital financial...
Jun 12, 2019 @ 19:15
Landbank undergoes system maintenance
State-owned Land Bank of the Philippines is performing a systems upgrade for all its cards from June...
Jun 12, 2019 @ 18:46
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Michael Cosiquien’s ISOC, Malaysian group to build 150 cell towers...
Globe Telecom entered into a tripartite agreement with Michael Cosiquien’s ISOC Infrastructure and Malaysia’s tower giant edoco Group Sdn. Bhd. to fasttrack the rollout of cell sites...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 18:08
Huawei founder says to cut output by $30 billion in 2019-20
The founder of Huawei said Monday the embattled Chinese telecom giant would slash production over the next two years as it grapples with a US push to isolate the company...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 17:26
Dennis Uy-led Mislatel ready to roll
The Mislatel consortium, headed by Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy, is raring to start operations and launch its mobile service next...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 21:34
Smart offers more data, unlimited calls/texts to post-paid users
Smart Communications Inc. has elevated its post-paid service with the launch of new data-packed plans under Smart...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 19:29
Duterte signs IT zone in Iloilo, SM City BPO tower
MANILA -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed a proclamation creating an Information Technology Center Special Economic Zone in Mandurriao, Iloilo...
Jun 15, 2019 @ 9:27
Globe wants to accelerate construction of cell sites to reduce energy...
Globe Telecom Inc. is seeking to build more cell sites acrosd the country as part of efforts to reduce its energy...
Jun 14, 2019 @ 19:50
Instagram, PlayStation hit with outages
An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the Facebook-owned social network flocking to Twitter to vent...
Jun 14, 2019 @ 8:54
Facebook says video shows reach 720M viewers
Facebook said Wednesday some 720 million people are watching its original video shows, making it a growing part of the social network as it wades into the territory of YouTube and other...
Jun 13, 2019 @ 8:58
No special treatment: Fake video of billionaire Zuckerberg stays on...
Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra realistic "deepfake video" posted Tuesday of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal...
Jun 12, 2019 @ 17:55
Uber names Melbourne as first non-US city for flying car program
Uber on Tuesday selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious...
Jun 12, 2019 @ 9:35
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Saudi Arabia committed to Aramco $100B IPO: crown prince
Saudi Arabia remains committed to selling shares in national oil conglomerate Aramco through an initial public offering but only at the right time, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 10:41
Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of twin tanker attacks
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused rival Iran of attacks on two oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, according to...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 9:48
Saudi Arabia urges ‘decisive’ response to threats against...
Saudi Arabia's energy minister on Saturday called for a "swift and decisive" response to threats against energy supplies following twin attacks on tankers in a vital Gulf shipping...
Jun 15, 2019 @ 22:07
Oil rises again on tension fueled by tanker blasts
Oil prices rose again Friday in reaction to geopolitical tension, building on the previous day's surge sparked by blasts on two tankers in the Gulf of...
Jun 15, 2019 @ 9:47
Oil prices jump after ‘incident’ in Gulf of Oman
Oil prices spiked by about three percent on Thursday after conflicting reports of an "attack" and an "accident" involving two oil tankers in the Gulf of...
Jun 13, 2019 @ 21:48
Russia warns of ‘great risk’ of oil overproduction
Russia on Monday warned of a strong risk of global overproduction of oil that could lead crude prices to drop below $40 a...
Jun 10, 2019 @ 21:11
GE lost billions by ‘misjudging’ renewables: report
Investors in General Electric, once one of the world's most valuable companies, lost tens of billions of dollars after the Paris climate deal as it failed to adapt to the pace of the green energy...
Jun 7, 2019 @ 17:03
Murang Kuryente dares Meralco to drop all coal plants for renewable...
Renewable power plants need to be the norm, not the...
Jun 6, 2019 @ 16:52
US oil prices in ‘bear’ market as Dow rises again
The US oil price dove into a "bear market" on Wednesday following a surprising jump in US petroleum inventories and as myriad trade conflicts dim the outlook for global...
Jun 6, 2019 @ 9:27
Meralco to build 1,000MW renewable energy portfolio
Power utility giant Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is scaling up investments in the renewable energy space as part of efforts to help build a greener...
Jun 4, 2019 @ 21:09
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Property and Tourism
Andrew Tan eyes 30 townships, lifestyle communities by 2020
Megaworld Corp. is rolling out six more integrated communities to boost its township portfolio to 30 by next...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 10:57
‘Sand mafias’ threaten Morocco’s coastline
Beneath an apartment block that looms over Monica beach in the western coastal city of Mohammedia, a sole sand dune has escaped the clutches of Morocco's insatiable construction...
Jun 17, 2019 @ 10:21
With lions, elephants, Airbnb goes all-in on adventure tours
A new category of adventure travel -- from tracking lions in Kenya to walking with elephants in Thailand -- is now on the menu at Airbnb as the home-sharing startup expands its...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 10:37
Paris’s Notre-Dame holds first mass since devastating blaze
The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible...
Jun 16, 2019 @ 10:01
Arthaland to kick off P1B preferred share offering next week
The Po family’s property concern, Arthaland Corp. is all set to raise P1 billion from the issuance of preferred...
Jun 14, 2019 @ 11:13
Cambodia extends visa-free entry for Filipinos to 30 days
The Royal Government of Cambodia has approved a 30-day, visa-free entry policy to Filipino travelers, the Philippine embassy in Cambodia announced...
Jun 13, 2019 @ 22:13
Thomas Cook shares take off on Fosun bid approach
Embattled travel company Thomas Cook on Monday said it had received a takeover approach from Chinese tourism group Fosun for the British group's tour operator business, sending its shares...
Jun 11, 2019 @ 10:33
Spain party islands hit by hotel balcony falls, one dead
Three tourists have fallen from their hotel balconies in Spain's Balearic Islands in recent days, one of them dying on impact, police said Monday as the summer season in the party archipelago...
Jun 11, 2019 @ 10:09
Cebu Landmasters get NHCP nod to redevelop Patria de Cebu
Soberano-led Cebu Landmasters Inc. secured the approval of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to redevelop the 6,670 square meter Patria de Cebu property into a P900 million...
Jun 11, 2019 @ 9:27
Thousands demonstrate against cruise ships in Venice
Thousands of people took to the streets in Venice on Saturday calling for a ban on large cruise ships in the city following last week's collision between a massive vessel and a tourist...
Jun 9, 2019 @ 13:06
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Are good times over in the US?
The United States had a batch of chilling economic news on Thursday, deepening a Wall Street sell-off and putting a nagging question front and center: are the good times really...
Jan 4, 2019 @ 11:33
The late Dominic Sytin’s legacy goes beyond growing the country’s...
Before his untimely death at the hands of an assassin just last month, Dominic Sytin was a rising star in the business...
Dec 21, 2018 @ 18:43
George Ty: The persistent paragon, the philanthropist, the good hands...
We were taught growing up that the bank was the best place to keep our money. As adults, we learn that the bank is more than a hollow porcelain pig to put your coins in; in fact, it is a partner in...
Dec 21, 2018 @ 17:29
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Who's the richest of them all?
$6.3 B (Net Worth)
▲$125 M |▲2%
Enrique Razon, Jr.
$5.2 B (Net Worth)
▼$23 M |▼0.4%
John Gokongwei, Jr.
$4.8 B (Net Worth)
▼$256 M |▼2.5%
$4.2 B (Net Worth)
▲$52 M |▲1.3%
Tony Tan Caktiong
$4.2 B (Net Worth)
▲$52 M |▲1.3%
$3 B (Net Worth)
▲$41 M |▲1.4%
Lucio and Susan Co
$1.8 B (Net Worth)
▼$21 M |▼1.1%
$2.2 B (Net Worth)
▼$0 M |▼0%
$2.3 B (Net Worth)
▼$32 M |▼1.3%
Robert Coyiuto, Jr.
$1.5 B (Net Worth)
$0 | 0%
$1.1 B (Net Worth)
$0 | 0%
Danding Cojuangco, Jr.
$1.5 B (Net Worth)
▼$6 M |▼0.4%
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