More articles about: money and power

 
Share
Who says only the Chinese believe in money superstitions?
Ghost Month is upon us, and those observing Chinese traditions have a long list of things they don’t plan on doing beginning August 1 to 29—from opening a business to buying a house to starting a new job.This four-week period is the ...
 
Share
The legendary luxury retailer will undergo a restructuring, and is pursuing a sale.
Barneys New York, the much-loved luxury retailer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is pursuing a sale.As a part of its restructuring, Barneys has also announced plans to close 15 of its 22 locations. Its department stores in Beverly Hills, San ...
 
Share
Gilbert Santa Maria is officially taking over from longtime PAL president Jaime Bautista.
Philippine Airlines, the country’s flagship carrier, has named Gilbert Santa Maria as its new president and chief operating officer.In a statement released to media on Monday, July 29, PAL said its 15-member board of directors confirmed Santa Maria’s appointment during its regular ...
 
Share
Some of the city's most influential decision makers, all in one photo.
Mayor of Manila Isko Moreno along with some of Manila’s top CEOs gathered for a private dinner on Saturday night hosted by ABS-CBN TV host Kim Atienza and his wife, Felicia, where the “rockstar mayor” Moreno apparently “fascinated” the guests with his vision for ...
 
Share
News outlets have reported that Don Quijote has expressed interest in opening in countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
A favorite stopover and shopping spot of tourists when in Japan, Don Quijote is gearing up for an Asian expansion to boost sales. After successful launches of its first branches in Bangkok this February and Hong Kong in July, parent company Pan ...
 
Share
“The acquisition of the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf brand will be JFC’s largest and most multinational so far with business presence in 27 countries,” according to Tony Tan Caktiong
After acquiring Tim Ho Wan for $33.5 million and U.S.-based Mexican food concept Tortas Frontera for $12.4 million in 2018, Jollibee Foods Corporation is continuing its buying spree. Today, the thriving Filipino fast-food chain announced that it will be completely acquiring U.S. ...
 
Share
The banker and philanthropist donated millions to create a cutting edge agricultural research center. He was rewarded with a bag of peas.
Last year, Christie’s held an auction of the late David and Peggy Rockefeller’s personal possessions. Rare china, mahogany furniture, paintings, sculptures, and jewelry filled its New York City showroom. The sale netted over $800 million.One of David’s most prized—and arguably costliest—acquisitions, however, ...
 
Share
Wexner was Epstein's most prominent client—and bought Epstein his Upper East Side mansion, which the FBI raided last week.
On the heels of a new indictment against Jeffrey Esptein for sexual trafficking, renewed attention is being paid to the financial advisor’s past business relationships. One of Epstein’s most frequently mentioned former clients is Leslie Wexner, CEO of L Brands. Here's what ...
 
Share
Previously, the journalist said, "I don’t believe in inheriting money."
When his mother Gloria Vanderbilt passed away last month at the age of 95 from stomach cancer, journalist Anderson Cooper hadn't been expecting a large inheritance."My mom's made clear to me that there's no trust fund," Cooper once told Howard Stern in a radio ...
 
Share
Geoff Mabasa scored the deal on the TV show The Final Pitch.
The Final Pitch is essentially the Filipino version of American reality TV program Shark Tank, where local startup founders compete in challenges in order to secure funding from investor-judges. On its third season, one of the show’s big winners was Gypsy, a ...
 
Share
The daughter of taipan Lucio Tan takes her places as OIC of the national airline.
Philippine Airlines (PAL) stalwart Jaime Bautista has stepped down as the head of the flag carrier to “spend more time with his family,” according to a June 18, 2019 report published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Bautista joined the company in 1993 ...
 
Share
The families who have been influencing the past and present of the Philippines for generations.
Town&Country presents its list of Manila's Most Prominent Families. On this list (separated into four parts), we've narrowed down the city's most respected names and selected the very best.The family is currently engaged in banking, power, and real estate among many other ...
CONNECT WITH US
Close