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Want to be on Duterte’s good side? Be pro-poor, aide tells businessmen

Oct 11, 2017 - 6:18 PM

'If big business will not help the poor, definitely the President will be against that establishment,' Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion tells business executives

ANTI SELF-SERVING FIRMS. A year into power, the Philippine president's tirades against select big business have caused tremors. Rappler file photo

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

Gokongwei-Pe, Sy-Coson on Forbes Asia list of top businesswomen

Apr 07, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Robina Gokongwei Pe is included in the elite list for the first time while Teresita Sy Coson makes it for the 5th year in a row

POWER BUSINESSWOMEN. The daughters of Henry Sy (left) and John Gokongwei, Jr (right) are among Forbes Asia's most powerful businesswomen

Indonesian tycoons listed in Panama Papers

Apr 04, 2016 - 11:04 PM

Among the names were a Jakarta gubernatorial candidate and a fugitive in the Bank Bali corruption case

MASSIVE LEAK. View of the building where Panama-based Mossack Fonseca law firm offices are placed in Panama City on April 3, 2016. AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO GRIMALDO / AFP / EDUARDO GRIMALDO

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Mar 03, 2016 - 7:05 PM

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Buying GMA is not just a business deal

Jun 29, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Owning media is about shaping a national conversation free from vested interests

Daughters of PH tycoons in ‘Forbes 50 Power Businesswomen in Asia 2015’

Feb 26, 2015 - 2:38 PM

Helen Yuchengco Dee Teresita Sy Coson and Zenaida Rustia Tantoco are on the list

The taipan of virtual street food

Feb 09, 2014 - 11:15 AM

The recipe for success of Streetfood Tycoon the popular all Filipino mobile game

Chinese tycoon to buy New York Times?

Dec 31, 2013 - 9:13 PM

But Chen Guangbiao one of China s richest is also known for his publicity stunts

NEW OWNER? Will Chen Guangbiao acquire one of the most famous newspapers in the world?

S. Korea rejects Okada's casino bid

Jun 24, 2013 - 10:49 AM

South Korean s move is surprising since it can delay plans to put Incheon in the Asian gambling map a strategy that Manila which has granted Okada a casino license is also vying for

REJECTED. The awardee of this $2-billion casino-entertainment project in Manila was rejected in South Korea. This photo shows the artist's rendition of the Manila Bay Resorts

Russian oligarch, Kremlin critic dies in UK

Mar 24, 2013 - 7:50 AM

Berezovsky s lawyer said the tycoon had committed suicide after suffering from weeks of depression over his huge debts

RUSSIAN EXILE. Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky arrives at the High Court in central London, on October 31, 2011 to testify during a trial against fellow Russian businessman and Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT

Hong Kong delays tycoons' graft case to 2013

Oct 12, 2012 - 6:05 PM

A court postponed the corruption case of two of HK s richest tycoons and a former senior official until 2013 to give the prosecution more time to gather evidence

HK tycoon swamped with offers for gay daughter's hand

Sep 28, 2012 - 2:18 PM

A Hong Kong tycoon who offered a 65 M marriage bounty to any man who can win the heart of his lesbian daughter says he s been inundated with applications

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

Kwok brothers in graft probe claim innocence

Apr 03, 2012 - 5:03 PM

Property tycoon brothers Thomas and Raymond Kwok on Tuesday April 3 professed their innocence after they were arrested as part of the Asian financial hub s biggest corruption probe

Who is HK's incoming CEO Leung Chun-Ying?

Mar 25, 2012 - 3:34 PM

Leung Chun Ying is a self made man who will rule over Hong Kong s tycoons