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Forbes ranked the Philippine conglomerate as the 172nd best-regarded company in the world.
SM Investments Corp. landed on the 172nd spot on Forbes’ The World's Best Regarded Companies 2019 list. The Sy-led conglomerate is the only Philippine company to do so, beating companies like Mitsubishi Motors (#187), Berkshire Hathaway (#203), Adobe (#220), and American Express (#243) in rankings.The companies ...
 
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Even Hollywood’s most talented A-list stars need to prove why they deserve a raise—or equal pay.
Last year’s #MeToo movement and the induction of the Time’s Up organization have empowered Hollywood stars and industry players to finally speak up and demand what they deserve. And while it’s only just begun—and the fight is far from over—it’s great to ...
 
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The billionaire passed away on Friday at the age of 91.
On September 20, the Hilton Foundation announced that Barron Hilton had died at the age of 91. Barron Hilton—born William Barron Hilton—was best known for taking the reigns of his father's hotel empire, and greatly expanding it. Eventually, in 2007, he and fellow Hilton ...
 
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From its initial agribusiness to its current diverse portfolio, these are some of the corporation’s milestones across 185 years.
Ayala Corporation is one of the oldest and largest conglomerates in the Philippines. It marks its 185th anniversary this year.What was initially a distillery business has grown into a mammoth corporation with a diverse portfolio that covers interests such as real estate, ...
 
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The list represents “the best of Asia-Pacific’s big companies.”
Eight of the biggest listed corporations in the country have landed on Forbes Asia’s Best Over A Billion 2019 list, which features 200 top-performing companies in the Asia-Pacific region with sales revenues exceeding one billion US dollars from the previous year.The eight Philippine companies on the billion-dollar list ...
 
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Some of these rivalries were dignified and some had catfights straight out of teleseryes.
Prim and proper—if these are words you associate with the worlds of high society, fashion, and art, think again. There are bitter feuds over family wealth and petty quarrels over practically nothing. While some of these rivalries had respect on both sides, ...
 
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He was 79 years old.
Philanthropist, businessman, and influential conservative mega-donor David Koch, has died. He was 79 years old.“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother David,” Charles Koch said in a statement Friday morning. “Anyone who worked with David surely experienced ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
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