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Meet Ramon Ang, Filipino billionaire and Duterte's friend

Jul 23, 2017 - 9:58 PM

As Ramon Ang aggressively expands his businesses he stays on the good side of President Rodrigo Duterte through his philanthropy and campaign donations

FRIEND. President Rodrigo Duterte (left) sees Ramon Ang (right), chief of San Miguel Corporation, as his fast friend

Could Duterte's approach to China ultimately make Ongpin richer?

May 17, 2017 - 1:00 PM

It s no secret President Rodrigo Duterte dislikes tycoon Roberto Ongpin But Duterte s friendly approach toward China may be the key Ongpin has long been waiting for to unlock a natural gas windfall in the South China Sea

Chinese tycoon 'detained' amid political scandal

Apr 03, 2012 - 5:15 PM

A Chinese business tycoon with reported links to disgraced Communist party official Bo Xilai has been detained state media reported in the latest twist to a major political scandal