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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

DoubleDragon, partners to build PH's 'biggest' hotel in Boracay

Feb 01, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Hotel101 Resort-Boracay will have 1,001 rooms and will be located in Megaworld's 150-hectare Boracay Newcoast estate

image from DoubeDragon

ABS-CBN begins cinema management as part of DoubleDragon partnership

Sep 12, 2017 - 10:40 PM

The media giant opens two of the 10 planned cinemas it will operate in DoubleDragon Properties CityMalls

Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN

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

Jollibee eyes branches in Toronto, Manhattan and Japan

Jun 30, 2017 - 7:41 PM

The fast food giant is on an expansion spree – with Manhattan and Toronto targeted by the end of the year

DoubleDragon, Ascott to build 5-star luxury serviced apartment in Pasay

Jun 19, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Ascott DD Meridian Park Manila will sit on a 5 567 square meter lot within the 4 8 hectare complex of DoubleDragon and is set to have over 300 units

FIVE-STAR. DoubleDragon says the construction of Ascott-DD Meridian Park Manila is set to break ground by end-2017. Logo from DoubleDragon

FAST FACTS: How much meat does the Filipino consume?

Apr 14, 2017 - 2:41 PM

Most Catholics in the Philippines abstain from eating meat during the Holy Week

MEAT CONSUMPTION. Latest OECD data showed that a Filipino consumes an average of 28.8 kilos of meat yearly.

Tony and the 'Bee:' First the Philippines, then the world

Apr 04, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Tony Tan Caktiong, Chairman and Founder of Jollibee, is a true “Bossing” not because he knows how to succeed – but because he knows how to dream big

Jollibee to set foot in Europe

Apr 03, 2017 - 3:37 PM

The Filipino fast food giant plans to open its first Europe store in Italy where around 200 000 Filipinos reside

HELLO, EUROPE! Jollibee has been planning to go to Europe given the growing population of overseas Filipinos and Filipino migrants in that region. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

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

With 340 new stores, Jollibee's net income surges by 24.6%

Feb 14, 2017 - 6:19 PM

Jollibee records the highest number of store opening in a single year in the history of the fastfood firm

FOOD GIANT. Jollibee reports higher earnings for 2016. Photo by Agence France-Presse

Wanted: Younger farmers in PH

Feb 02, 2017 - 6:18 PM

Faced with a possible workforce gap companies are working with colleges and universities to provide young Filipinos the education needed to succeed in agriculture

BOOST AGRI. The joint venture partners will transform STI College–Tanauan in Batangas to be the initial vehicle for this collaboration. Rappler file photo

Duterte hosts intimate dinner for top businessmen

Jan 18, 2017 - 4:40 PM

The 3 hour dinner is organized by former president and now Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Presidential Consultant for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion

DINNER WITH BUSINESSMEN. President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a dinner for the country's top businessmen on January 17, 2017. Photo by Rey Baniquet/Presidential Photo

Henry Sy still PH's richest man for 9th straight year – Forbes

Aug 25, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The biggest gainer on the list of richest Filipinos percentage wise is Edgar Sia II

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Mar 03, 2016 - 7:05 PM

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11 Filipino tycoons back in Forbes' list of world's richest

Mar 03, 2016 - 2:30 PM

Henry Sy Sr the 91 year old chairman of SM Investments Corporation retains his spot as the richest Filipino according to Forbes 2016 World s Billionaires

PHILIPPINES' RICHEST. (From left): Henry Sy, John Gokongwei Jr, Lucio Tan, and George Ty

Jollibee group eyes additional acquisitions

Nov 23, 2015 - 5:50 PM

One or two more acquisitions could be similar to or bigger than Smashburger its biggest deal yet at nearly 99M

ACQUISITIONS. Jollibee chairman Tony Tan Caktion (center) says on Monday, November 23, 2015 that apart from acquiring bigger brands, “a start up can be the winning brand in the future."Photo from APEC 2015's Twitter account

What do businessmen expect from APEC 2015?

Nov 14, 2015 - 11:11 AM

Business leaders weigh in on what they expect from the APEC leaders summit in Manila next week

WISH LIST. From strengthening MSMEs to preparing for disasters, business leaders like (from left) Tony Tan Caktion, John Forbes, Joey Concepcion, and Jaime Augusto Zobel De Ayala voice out issues they hope to be tackled by the APEC leaders.

APEC 2015: How to make economic growth inclusive

Nov 13, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Growing economies in a manner that is quick and equitable is this year s tall order the APEC Business Advisory Council 2015 says

SPREADING PROSPERITY. These world leaders cite their own initiatives to link small players to the supply chain. From left: CEMEX Philippines' Arturo Rodriguez Jalili; PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk Franciscus Welirang; Ayala Corporation's Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala; Banco de la Microempresa's Cesar Vela Bazan; United Nations Development Program's Marcos Athias Neto. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

What will the Philippines gain from hosting APEC 2015?

Nov 11, 2015 - 9:01 PM

The APEC Business Advisory Council says larger economies are curious about the country s growth story

ALL EYES. The Philippines becomes the world's biggest stage for a week as it hosts this year's APEC. In the photo are (from left) APEC Business Advisory Council’s Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala,Tony Tan Caktiong, and Guillermo Luz. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

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Aug 27, 2015 - 7:55 PM

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Henry Sy remains Philippines' richest – Forbes

Aug 27, 2015 - 9:42 AM

UPDATED The mall magnate s net worth climbs to 14 4 billion making him the country s wealthiest for the 8th consecutive year Forbes magazine s list of 50 richest Filipinos reveals

Jollibee plans to buy US brand

Jun 27, 2015 - 9:30 AM

The homegrown fastfood giant wants to become one of top 5 quick service restaurants globally

DoubleDragon to raise P5B through corporate notes issuance

Apr 27, 2015 - 9:28 AM

The offering is intended within the first half of this year and is to be used to fund expansion of community malls

12 Filipinos in Forbes’ 2015 billionaires’ list

Mar 04, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Henry Sy the Philippines richest climbs to 73rd from 2014’s 97th ranking

Aquino: APEC visitors to experience 'inclusive, growing' PH

Dec 02, 2014 - 12:05 PM

As APEC 2015 kicks off President Aquino urges Filipinos ‘Let us show the best our country has to offer’

DoubleDragon acquires foreclosed Globe Asiatique project

Sep 01, 2014 - 5:11 PM

The property firm partly owned by Jollibee s founder signs a deal with RCBC for The Skysuites Tower previously owned by Globe Asiatique

Jollibee owner’s property firm to develop mixed-use project in Pasay

Jun 02, 2014 - 4:58 PM

The first phase of the development is set to kick off this year and expected to generate 12 000 jobs

Aquino to Fil-Chinese tycoons: Support small businesses

Mar 29, 2014 - 10:43 PM

The President cites the growth it can potentially bring: In 2011 micro small and medium enterprises generated a total of 6 3 million jobs

SEC approves IPO of Tan Caktiong-led property firm

Mar 13, 2014 - 8:30 PM

DoubleDragon Properties aims to raise P1 16B from an initial public offering of shares to the public

JOINT VENTURE. SM Investments Corp acquired a 24% interest in CityMall, an arm of Jollibee and Injap Investments' DoubleDragon properties

10 Filipinos among world's billionaires

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:24 AM

With a combined net worth of 40 1 billion 10 Filipino businessmen make it to Forbes Magazine s elite list of the richest in the world

Jollibee owner’s property firm aims to raise P1.16B in IPO

Jan 31, 2014 - 4:31 PM

Proceeds from the IPO will partially fund the rollout of CityMall a chain of community malls in the Visayas and Mindanao

TO BUILD CITYMALL. The firm is aiming to raise P1.16 billion to help fund the creation of CityMall community malls in Visayas and Mindanao

Compare: BIR's top taxpayers vs Forbes' richest Filipinos

Oct 23, 2013 - 1:39 PM

Only 25 out of the 40 richest Filipinos in 2012 are among the top 500 individual taxpayers

Henry Sy PH's richest 6 years in a row — Forbes

Aug 01, 2013 - 9:24 AM

The collective wealth of the 50 richest people in the Philippines reaches US 65 8 billion more than a quarter of the country s total gross domestic product

Jollibee targets 500 stores in China by 2014

Jun 28, 2013 - 8:25 PM

Homegrown food giant Jollibee Corp is aiming to boost its footprint in China to 500 stores from the current 400

CHINA INVASION. Jollibee Corporation plans to boost its presence in China on the back of strong growth. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

11 Filipinos among world billionaires

Mar 04, 2013 - 10:38 PM

Eleven Filipino billionaires make it to the Forbes 2013 list of world billionaires

Don’t be scared to make mistakes - Jollibee founder

Jan 27, 2013 - 11:58 AM

World Entrepreneur winner Tony Tan Caktiong shares Be quick to recognize mistakes and learn from them as fast as you can

HAMBURGER KING. Jollibee Food Corp founder Tony Tan Caktiong shares about his way to the top. Photo by Katherine Visconti

7 lessons for entrepreneurs from Asia's most successful

Jan 21, 2013 - 9:27 PM

How to become a trailblazer in business? Entrepreneurs can take their cue from these 7 lessons shared by Asia s best

Jollibee pursues Indonesia expansion in 2013

Jan 20, 2013 - 3:39 PM

While the food group has set to expand to markets with large population in Asia like Indonesia and India some challenges beyond its control have to be taken into account

Ayala, Caktiong, other biz leaders team up for PH promo video

Nov 19, 2012 - 9:01 AM

Key business personalities in the Philippines are behind a new online video shown to potential foreign investors

Top executives share insights on doing business under Aquino gov't

Jul 23, 2012 - 11:43 AM

Hear what the heads of the biggest companies in the Philippines have to say about the country s economy under President Aquino

Filipinos are serious chocolate lovers (and Jollibee knows it)

Jun 24, 2012 - 12:24 PM

As the head of a major fast food empire Tony Tan Caktiong knows Filipino taste buds and he is banking on chocolate lovers

Jollibee says election spending to boost 2012 sales

Jun 23, 2012 - 3:46 PM

Jollibee is cautiously optimistic about 2012

Jollibee seeks more growth abroad

Jun 22, 2012 - 5:57 PM

The company is looking at a 50 50 mix of foreign and local sales in 5 to 7 years

Ayala, Sy, Gokongwei to join Aquino in US, UK trips

Jun 04, 2012 - 8:27 PM

About 26 top Filipino businessmen are part of the delegation that will accompany President Aquino in his visits to the United Kingdom and United States from June 4 to 10