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Ayala to build first Philippine-China industrial park in Pampanga

Apr 26, 2019 - 7:23 PM

Ayala Corporation chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says the Philippine-China industrial park will be built in Porac, Pampanga

Ayala Land takes majority control of Malaysian construction firm

Jan 03, 2018 - 12:15 PM

Through the deal, the listed property giant says it will be able to make the most of long-term prospects in Malaysia's real estate sector

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

UN honors Zobel de Ayala as pioneer of sustainable development

Sep 14, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala becomes the first business leader from the Philippines and Southeast Asia to be recognized by the United Nations for efforts in championing sustainability

Ayala Corp net income up 9.1% to P15.1 billion in 1st half of 2017

Aug 14, 2017 - 12:10 AM

BPI is the Ayala Group s top earner for the period followed by Ayala Land

Ayala, SM taipans finally at ease over MRT-LRT common station

Apr 29, 2017 - 10:02 PM

At a recent government forum Jaime Zobel De Ayala and Teresita Sy Coson share a light hearted moment over the common station that their firms argued over for nearly 8 years

SM Prime, Ayala to defy China's slowdown

Apr 26, 2017 - 9:15 AM

While SM Prime plans to increase its investments in China Ayala is in talks with several Chinese firms that are interested in venturing into Philippine infrastructure

CHINESE TASTES. SM City Xiamen shows how well SM has adapted to China. It started as a mass market department store in 2001, then expanded to a lifestyle mall with upscale brands. Photo by Mia Gonzales/Rappler

Can conglomerates foster inclusive development in PH?

Apr 03, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The country faces a dilemma in development as it strives to achieve growth and progress amid distress and poverty

DILEMMA. The Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies despite having the third highest poverty incident rate in ASEAN.

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

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

Ayala to government: It's time for CARS 2.0

Nov 30, 2016 - 9:06 PM

In response Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says his department will look into creating a CARS type incentives program for electronics

NICHE. IMI has found a niche in manufacturing extremely complex safety and control systems for automobiles, Zobel de Ayala says. Rappler file photo

Ayala-led IMI to open Serbia plant in 2018

Nov 29, 2016 - 4:53 PM

IMI says it eyes to commence production in 2018

NEW MARKET. This was after Serbia's economy ministry announced in August that IMI plans to build a $33.9-million plant, which is seen to start construction next year. Rappler file photo

Growing middle class, ASEAN links boost PH investment prospects

Sep 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM

HSBC Philippines chief sees greater UK investor interest in the country while the head of the Philippines’ oldest conglomerate sees the ASEAN market and its growing middle class pulling in more foreign investors

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

Business community launches first-ever disaster operations center

Aug 11, 2016 - 1:57 PM

The center located in Makati will run 24 7 in times of a disaster to gather data and coordinate preparedness and response plans of PDRF’s member companies

DASHBOARD. Jerome Zayas of EMI briefs PDRF Board Members of the features of the EMOPS platform. Photo credit PDRF

Manny V. Pangilinan, JAZA, and a 'hands-off' Aquino

Jun 27, 2016 - 9:30 AM

The businesses of Manuel V Pangilinan and Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala performed generally well these last 6 years thanks to a Chief Executive who is a bit hands off an analyst says

FAIRLY WELL. A stock analyst who closely monitors JAZA's (right) and MVP's (left) businesses say their good performance is mainly because of an administration who is a bit hands off to the private sector

Snapshot of industries: Good, poor performers under Aquino

Jun 18, 2016 - 9:30 AM

How did industries fare under the Aquino administration?

FASTEST GROWING. The country’s turnaround from being Sick Man of Asia to the fastest growing economy in the region is President Benigno Aquino III’s claim to fame

Ayala Corporation beats target net income ahead of plan

Mar 10, 2016 - 8:05 PM

Real estate telecommunications and power generation businesses performed well in 2015 says Fernando Zobel de Ayala

Jaime Augusto, Fernando Zobel de Ayala ride MRT, inspect LRT

Dec 14, 2015 - 6:17 PM

The brothers check beep™ cards and LRT s rehabilitation – PPP projects that Ayala Corporation has interests in

Purpose powered by knowledge: Globe, Rappler launch #PHVote partnership

Dec 07, 2015 - 12:48 PM

In the coming months the telco provider will power PHVote Rappler’s ongoing campaign for the 2016 Philippine elections

JAZA: Next PH president should brighten up the future

Dec 05, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Leadership is a psychological issue It is leadership using non managerial skills It is about hope Ayala Corporation s Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says

HOPE. 'Ultimately, the leader of the country has to make people hope,' Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Chairman and CEO of Ayala Corporation, says. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rappler partners with Globe Telecom for #PHVote

Dec 04, 2015 - 10:38 PM

Rappler and Globe are brands that symbolize the future of the Philippines says Globe chairperson Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala

WATCH: Rappler, Globe launch #PHVote partnership

Dec 04, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Globe will be Rappler s official telco partner for the PHvote campaign which is focused on helping Filipinos make informed and better decisions leading to the 2016 elections

CHANGE THE WORLD. 'Social media is just your physical social network without the boundaries of time and space... If we can collectively act, we can change the world,' Rappler's Maria Ressa. In the photo (L-R) Ressa, Globe's Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, and Globe's Ernest Cu

Manila, Cebu behind APEC peers on liveability, doing business

Nov 18, 2015 - 6:29 AM

We have 17 cities in Metro Manila One guy won’t move the needle It takes all 17 guys Guillermo Luz co chairman of the National Competitiveness Council says on the sidelines of APEC2015

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

APEC 2015: 20,000 PH firms engaged in development work

Nov 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Top government officials and business leaders come together to discuss inclusive business models to kick off APEC 2015’s crowning week

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

Facebook's Saverin, world tycoons in Manila

Oct 12, 2015 - 3:11 PM

The Philippines’ top CEOs including San Miguel Corporation s Ramon Ang and SM Investments Corporation s Teresita Sy Coson will also take part in panel discussions throughout the 3 day conference until October 14

BIGGEST CEO CONFERENCE. This is the first time Forbes Global CEO is being held in Manila

LIVE BLOG: Forbes Global CEO Conference 2015

Oct 11, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Follow Rappler s coverage of the 3 day conference to be held first time in Manila It features some 50 prominent personalities in the global business scene

PH to UN body, Mamasapano probe, forest fires | 6PM wRap

Oct 08, 2015 - 6:20 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Sy, Ayala, Aboitiz in Forbes' list of Asia's richest families

Oct 08, 2015 - 1:53 PM

The 3 prominent Filipino clans are included in the magazine s inaugural list of the 50 wealthiest business dynasties in the region

LEADERS. (From left) Henry Sy, Jaime Zobel, Jon Ramon Aboitiz has led their families in building businesses and their families are now considered among the richest in Asia, according to Forbes magazine.

Build PH Silicon Valley: Endeavor picks BPO entrepreneur

Sep 29, 2015 - 9:48 AM

Endeavor selects Vivek Padmanabhan a pioneer in the BPO industry as its next candidate to become a global Endeavor entrepreneur

Virginia shooting, US-PH talks, Forbes richest | 6PM wRap

Aug 27, 2015 - 7:55 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

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

Ayala Corporation to invest $50M in health care, education

Aug 14, 2015 - 5:11 PM

To date the conglomerate has invested 20 million in the recent acquisition of 50 interest in Generika group and 60 in the University of Nueva Caceres

Rappler, PDRF partner to tap social media for disaster response

Jul 31, 2015 - 3:57 PM

Rappler and PDRF link up to improve the way information flows to members of the business community government agencies and other key players in disaster management

Muntinlupa-Cavite expressway opens July 24

Jul 22, 2015 - 1:10 PM

2nd UPDATE The first public private partnership road project under the current administration opens days ahead of President Benigno Aquino III s final State of the Nation Address

President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the inaugural drive-through at the completed Daang-Hari-South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) Link Road Project / Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway (MCX) during the inauguration ceremony in Barangay Poblacion, Muntinlupa City on Friday (July 24, 2015). The MCX is Ayala Corporation’s first toll road project under the Aquino administration’s Public-Private Partnership Program. The road project would decongest traffic in Cavite, Las Piñas and Muntinlupa, reduce travel time by an average of 45 minutes from Daang Hari to Alabang Interchange, provide a new access to the NBP property and improve the overall competitiveness of Region IV-A (CALABARZON) as an investment destination by providing an alternative route to/from Metro Manila and Cavite. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Ayala Corp acquires 50% stake in Generika drugstore chain

Jul 16, 2015 - 5:15 PM

For an undisclosed amount the conglomerate ventures into the retail health care industry expanding its footprint that already includes a chain of hospital and satellite clinics

Ayala net income declines 8% in Q1

May 13, 2015 - 1:45 PM

The decline is due to the absence of the P1 8 billion one time gain from the sale of its BPO unit in 2014

Business partners for 24/7 disaster operations center

Apr 16, 2015 - 6:00 PM

In a country beset by at least 20 typhoons a year there is growing consensus that collaboration is needed to minimize the damage caused by natural hazards

READY. Business leaders and Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle sign the commitment to make the Disaster Operations Center a reality

Ayala Corporation remains bullish in PH

Apr 10, 2015 - 7:00 PM

While it is exploring other opportunities in Southeast Asia the conglomerate is still seeing – and riding on – the country’s growth potentials Jaime Augusto Zobel De Ayala says

Palace: Peace summit seeks more voices on BBL

Mar 29, 2015 - 3:01 PM

The summit will allow Filipinos to view the Mindanao peace process through the prism of stakeholders – all stakeholders involved the Palace says

PEACE RALLY. Muslims from Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, and Pangasinan converge at the Mendiola Peace Arch to push for the Bangsamoro Basic Law. File photo by George P Moya/Rappler

Palace downplays apprehensions over BBL citizens’ council

Mar 28, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte clarifies that the National Peace Summit won’t replace Congress but will be an additional discussion on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

PEACE RALLY. Muslims from Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga and Pangasinan bannered by the 1-Bangsamoro group, converged at the Mendiola Peace Arch on February 20 to push for the Bangsamoro Basic Law.

Tagle, Ayala lead citizens’ council on Bangsamoro

Mar 27, 2015 - 3:45 PM

President Benigno Aquino III announces the creation of a council that would help the public understand the Bangsamoro Basic Law

TRUTH? President Benigno Aquino III's past statements contradict some findings of the Board of Inquiry. Photo By Ryan Lim/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Ayala Corporation nets P18.6B in 2014

Mar 10, 2015 - 7:45 PM

The 46 surge is attributed to the stellar performance of its real estate telecoms electronics manufacturing and sale of BPO asset

Ayala Corporation earmarks P185B for capex in 2015

Feb 12, 2015 - 4:38 PM

The conglomerate aims to aggressively expand its property and telecoms businesses and ramp up its power generation and transport infrastructure investments

Fresh placement to reduce Ayala's stake in real estate arm

Jan 12, 2015 - 3:08 PM

The new shares offering of Ayala Land Inc will dilute its parent company Ayala Corporation s stake in the property giant to 47 3

JAZA: Fill Asia-Pacific infra gap to sustain growth momentum

Dec 09, 2014 - 3:13 PM

Ayala Corporation chair and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel De Ayala also says the demands of a growing Philippine economy require massive infrastructure upgrades that require greater collaborative efforts among sectors

BULLISH. Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala talks to Rappler during the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Makati. Photo by Rappler

Q&A: JAZA on PH economy, ASEAN 2015

May 30, 2014 - 3:18 PM

For Ayala Corporation chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala the outlook is bright for the nation as well as for the region

BULLISH. Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala talks to Rappler during the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Makati. Photo by Rappler