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Trump shrugs off report revealing a fortune in tax dodges, parental gifts

Oct 04, 2018 - 11:22 AM

'They used the concept of 'time value of money' in doing a very old, boring and often told hit piece on me,' says US President Donald Trump

TRUMP. This file photo taken on December 18, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking on his national security strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Kylie Jenner, 20, on cusp of billionaire status – Forbes

Jul 12, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Forbes says Kylie Cosmetics has already sold more than $630 million worth of makeup

Mayweather heads Forbes money list, but no women in top 100

Jun 06, 2018 - 2:54 PM

No female athlete lands on the list for the first time as Serena Williams, who was the only woman featured last year, took a break from the sport due to the birth of her daughter

THE MONEY TEAM. Boxer Floyd Mayweather (left) reclaims the title of richest athlete in a list that also includes sports superstars (from left) LeBron James, Lionel Messi and Roger Federer. Photos by AFP

IN PHOTOS: How residents of posh areas voted in barangay, SK elections

May 14, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Here's a look at the voting process in some of the Philippines' affluent communities

SPACIOUS. Voters are led to a spacious, bright room in a clubhouse in Makati City. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Sereno on SC, Duterte on Forbes list, Vietnam on China | Evening wRap

May 09, 2018 - 7:26 PM

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May 09, 2018 - 11:31 AM

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CJ Sereno returns to SC Photo by Maria Tan

Duterte is world's 69th most powerful person – Forbes

May 09, 2018 - 10:13 AM

(UPDATED) Forbes magazine cites President Rodrigo Duterte's 'raw and vulgar vocabulary' and his 'war on crime' that has killed thousands of Filipinos

FORBES LIST. President Rodrigo Duterte is named by Forbes magazine as the world's 69th most powerful person for 2018. Malacañang file photo

BTS, Wanna One lead Forbes' 'Top 40 Korea Power Celebrity' list

Apr 05, 2018 - 9:49 AM

K-pop acts dominate this year's edition of the list

Filipina tech leader, Stephanie Sy, lands in Forbes' '30 Under 30 Asia' list for 2018

Mar 29, 2018 - 1:30 PM

Sy is the founder of Thinking Machines, a startup that helps institutions make better decisions through the use of data

STEPHANIE SY. The founder of Thinking Machines, Stephanie Sy, at Rappler's #ThinkPH 2017 event held in July 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

BTS is only K-pop group in Forbes' '30 Under 30 Asia 2018'

Mar 28, 2018 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) BTS is among the young disruptors featured in Forbes Magazine’s ’30 Under 30 Asia 2018'

BTS. BTS is the only K-pop group who made it to this year's '30 under 30 Asia'. Screengrab from Instagram/bts.bighitofficial

Makati parish church reviews steep wedding fees after backlash

Mar 17, 2018 - 3:22 PM

'In lieu of an accreditation fee, we shall thus institute a strict screening process to ensure that suppliers observe proper decorum during the wedding ceremony,' says Father Reu Jose Galoy, Santuario de San Antonio Parish priest

EXPENSIVE. Suppliers criticized the 'expensive' rates proposed by Santuario de San Antonio Parish for weddings. Screengrab from Google Maps

Duterte on ICC, 2018 Forbes’ Richest List, Cayetano on West PH Sea | Midday wRap

Mar 07, 2018 - 1:15 PM

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From left to right: LTC. Rodolfo Farinas, JAGS (Res), LTC Emmanuel Paquiao, PA (Res), LTC Lorna Regina Legarda, PAF (Res) and LTC. Pantaleon Alvarez, PN-M (Res), during the deliberation on the ad interim appointments and nominations of Senior Officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines at the Senate on March 7, 2018. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

Henry Sy still leads Filipinos on Forbes' 2018 billionaires list

Mar 07, 2018 - 9:55 AM

The number of Filipinos on the list drops from 14 last year to 12 this year, but their combined net worth increases from $45.8 billion to $55.2 billion

3 Philippine hotels receive 2018 Forbes 5-Star award

Feb 20, 2018 - 9:43 PM

Nüwa at City of Dreams Manila, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, and Sky Tower at Solaire Resort and Casino are all 5-Star properties, according to the Forbes Travel Guide

Knicks, Lakers most valuable NBA clubs - Forbes

Feb 08, 2018 - 11:21 AM

The Knicks remain on top of the list and are profiting from a $1 billion renovation to Madison Square Garden

Beyoncé jadi penyanyi perempuan berpenghasilan tertinggi 2017 versi Forbes

Nov 21, 2017 - 4:46 PM

Beyoncé adalah satu-satunya penyanyi di dalam daftar ini yang sukses menembus pendapatan dalam satuan triliun rupiah

Sy, Zobel still in, Aboitiz out of Forbes' list of Asia's richest families

Nov 15, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Two prominent Filipino clans are included in the magazine's annual list of the 50 wealthiest business dynasties in the region

BILLION-DOLLAR CLAN. Sy and Zobel de Ayala families are Philippines' two richest clans. Photos from Ayala's and SM Investments's official website

How to keep up like the Kardashians

Aug 31, 2017 - 6:31 PM

Love them or hate them you can t deny that these women have the ability to turn garbage into gold

What you need to know about the Philippines’ 50 richest individuals

Aug 25, 2017 - 8:19 PM

Only 5 of the country s richest are women

Injap Sia out of Forbes list of Filipino dollar billionaires

Aug 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM

A slump in DoubleDragon s stock price sees Sia s estimated net worth fall to 820 million this year from 1 2 billion last year but the firm has big plans ahead

How Ramon Ang became Philippines' 10th richest man in 2017

Aug 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM

In just a year s time the chief of the country s most diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corporation nearly doubles his fortune to 2 3 billion

BIG GAIN. In Forbes Asia's 2017 list of the country's 50 wealthiest people, Ang almost doubled his net worth in just a year's time to $2.3 billion (10th spot), from $1.21 billion in 2016 (16th spot). Rappler infographics

Wealth of 50 Filipinos account for 24% of PH's 2016 GDP

Aug 24, 2017 - 3:10 PM

4th UPDATE Henry Sy Sr tops Forbes Philippines rich list in 2017 for a decade now but younger and self made tycoons are gaining ground

STILL RICHEST. Henry Sy Sr (extreme right) with wife Felicidad Sy (woman in glasses in the middle) and son Hans Sy (beside Felicidad) during SM grou's 2017 stockholders' meeting. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Mark Wahlberg named world's top paid actor

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:06 AM

The actor s earnings from Transformers: The Last Night and Daddy s Home 2 pushed him to the top of the list

MARK WAHLBERG. The actor stars in the 2017 film 'Transformers: The Last Knight.' Photo from

Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses in 2017

Aug 17, 2017 - 2:44 PM

It s been a great year for Stone who picked up an Oscar for Best Actress in February for her performance in La La Land

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Trapik sa Kamaynilaan, napag-iwanan ng pagbabago?

Aug 07, 2017 - 9:20 AM

Sa binagsik-bagsik ng retorika ng administrasyong Duterte tungkol sa pagbabago, hindi maitatangging usad-pagong ang pagresolba ng traffic congestion

Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:52 PM

Forbes magazine says its real time tracking of personal fortunes showed Bezos with a net worth of 90 5 billion ahead of the 90 billion for Gates

Daftar selebriti dunia berpenghasilan terbesar versi Forbes

Jun 13, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Rapper Sean Diddy Combs menduduki posisi puncak sementara Taylor Swift terjun bebas ke posisi 49

PERINGKAT SATU. Nama rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs menjuarai daftar selebriti berpenghasilan tertinggi versi majalah Forbes. Foto dari akun Instagram diddy

Forbes releases list of highest paid celebrities in 2017

Jun 13, 2017 - 10:57 AM

Diddy tops the list earning 130 million in the past 12 months

Daftar atlet dengan pendapatan terbesar sepanjang 2017

Jun 09, 2017 - 6:43 PM

Bintang sepakbola Cristiano Ronaldo meraih pendapatan terbesar disusul pemain basket LeBron James di tempat kedua

Para atlet dengan pendapatan terbesar sepanjang 2017. Foto dari Instagram

Daftar klub sepak bola terkaya di dunia 2017

Jun 09, 2017 - 6:37 PM

Manchester United tercatat sebagai klub sepak bola terkaya 2017 dengan nilai sebesar lebih dari Rp 49 triliun

Tiga klub terkaya versi majalah Forbes tahun 2017

Ronaldo remains atop Forbes highest paid athletes list

Jun 08, 2017 - 1:13 PM

The Portuguese Real Madrid star tops the list for a second straight year

MONEY MAN. Ronaldo is estimated to have earned a total of $93 million between his football salary of $58 million and $35 million in endorsement income. Photo by Javier Soriano/AFP

8 Philippine companies among world's largest listed firms

May 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM

SMIC BDO JG Summit Ayala Top Frontier Metrobank Aboitiz and Meralco – with a combined market value of 72 4 billion – make it to Forbes 2017 Global 2000 list

LISTED. 8 Philippine companies were included in the Forbes' list of 2000 largest public companies in 2017.

Crazy rich ASEANs: Billionaires from the Southeast Asian region

Apr 25, 2017 - 11:45 AM

Meet the dollar billionaires of ASEAN

Crazy rich ASEANs: Billionaires from the Southeast Asian region

Mercury Drug owner Mariano Que dies

Apr 15, 2017 - 7:06 AM

The 96 year old Mariano Que began the business after World War II in 1945

MERCURY DRUG. Mariano Que of Mercury Drug passes away. Sourced from the Facebook page of Lhou Pesigan

Pendiri Ruang Guru masuk daftar Majalah Forbes '30 under 30'

Apr 13, 2017 - 6:23 PM

Iman mengaku terhormat bisa masuk ke dalam daftar majalah bergengsi tersebut

DI BAWAH 30 TAHUN. Pendiri situs masuk ke dalam daftar 30 under 30 Majalah Forbes Asia 2017 untuk kategori teknologi konsumen. Foto diambil dari akun Facebook Iman Usman

5 young PH entrepreneurs on Forbes '30 Under 30 Asia 2017'

Apr 13, 2017 - 2:10 PM

This year s list highlights 300 impressive young entrepreneurs from all walks of life pushing the boundaries of innovation

INNOVATORS. Forbes Magazine's '30 Under 30 Asia 2017' includes 5 innovators from the Philippines. All photos from Forbes Magazine website

Daftar 20 orang terkaya Indonesia versi Forbes

Mar 21, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Bos Microsoft Bill Gates masih menempati peringkat teratas dalam daftar orang terkaya di dunia

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Mar 21, 2017 - 12:04 PM

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Record number of Filipinos among 'richest people on the planet'

Mar 21, 2017 - 8:03 AM

Joining the 14 Filipinos who are dollar billionaires in 2017 are Ramon Ang Injap Sia Eduardo Cojuangco and Roberto Ongpin

Taylor Swift, selebriti dengan bayaran termahal tahun 2016

Dec 30, 2016 - 2:26 PM

Pendapatan Taylor mencapai 170 juta dolar selisih 60 juta dolar dari One Direction yang berada di posisi kedua

File photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Scarlett Johansson named biggest box office draw

Dec 29, 2016 - 11:06 AM

Scarlett s Captain America: Civil War co stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr land in second place in the Forbes list

Duterte & Forbes magazine, South China Sea, Putin | Midday wRap

Dec 15, 2016 - 1:14 PM

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Duterte among 'World's Most Powerful People' – Forbes

Dec 15, 2016 - 10:36 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte the magazine says has a tendency to say what he thinks no matter how raw a trait that keeps him in the headlines

AMONG WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo courtesy Malacanang

Putin is world's most powerful man, Trump in second – Forbes

Dec 15, 2016 - 12:03 AM

Russia s president has exerted his country s influence in nearly every corner of the globe the US business magazine writes

Russia's President Vladimir Putin smiles as he speaks with journalists after his annual televised question-and-answer session with the nation at Gostiny Dvor (Merchant Yard) exhibition hall in Moscow, on April 17, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ RIA-NOVOSTI/ POOL / ALEXEI NIKOLSKY

Top Philippine CEOs: Businesses don't need to worry under Duterte

Dec 01, 2016 - 6:25 PM

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says he agrees with the President demanding results from the private sector while Enrique Razon says nothing has changed in Philippine business under the new leadership

'NOTHING DIFFERENT.' Enrique Razon says nothing has changed in the Philippine business environment under President Duterte. Photo by Rappler

5 tips from the region’s top CEOs on how to create a strong brand

Dec 01, 2016 - 12:37 PM

How is a brand built? How much must it adjust without losing its value? How is a brand kept strong? Here are tips for entrepreneurs and businesspeople

TIPS. CEOs at the Forbes CEO Conference share their experiences in building their brands. Photo from Weber Shandwick/Forbes

Berbincang dengan Trump di telepon, Jokowi merasa ada chemistry

Nov 30, 2016 - 6:18 PM

Presiden Joko Widodo berbincang lewat telepon selama 5 menit dengan Presiden Amerika Serikat terpilih Donald Trump pada Senin 28 November

FORBES CEO FORUM. Presiden Joko Widodo memberi sambutan dalam pembukaan Forbes Global CEO Conference ke-16 di Jakarta, Selasa, 29 November. Sebanyak 400 pemimpin bisnis di dunia akan menghadiri perhelatan yang mengangkat tema "Rising the Challenge". Foto oleh Rosa Panggabean/ANTARA

Bagaimana para pemimpin perusahaan hadapi tantangan dalam era digital?

Nov 30, 2016 - 4:20 PM

Usaha Anda boleh kecil tapi Anda tetap bisa menghasilkan uang banyak Kalau usaha besar tapi mendapatkan sedikit untuk apa?

Peresmian Forbes Global CEO Conference 2016 – Thomas Lembong, Kepala Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal dan Steve Forbes, Chairman dan Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media mendampingi Presiden Republik Indonesia saat membunyikan gong, untuk membuka Forbes Global CEO conference 2016. Foto oleh Forbes.