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The surprise bid pits Princess Ubolratana Mahidol against a military leader who ousted the previous prime minister.
The race for Thai prime minister just got hotter.Princess Ubolratana Mahidol, King Rama Maha Vajiralongkorn’s elder sister, is a surprise addition to the roster. Members of the Thai royal family typically stay out of politics, so the princess is making history by ...
 
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"Real wealth is having the freedom to be true to oneself."
“You can never be too rich or too thin” is a statement attributed to the late Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. In all the years I have worked as a private banker, I have often pondered, “What is real wealth? When can ...
 
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Big businesses had quite an appetite for acquisitions this year.
Big businesses have had quite an appetite for acquisitions this year. Despite the volatile market conditions outside our shores (no thanks to Trump and China), local and even regional business players have had a good year of deals.Here are some that have ...
 
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A closer look at three of the most private and low-key tycoons in the Forbes Philippines rich list.
Say Henry Sy's name, and people will recognize him as the founder of local retail giant SM. They might even know that he’s the country’s richest person (it's a title he’s held for the past 11 years).And that’s true for most of ...
 
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A new book alleges that the legendary crooner was having an affair with JFK's sister.
The story behind Sinatra’s dismissal from the Kennedy inner circle, the accepted narrative, had it that the FBI’s J. Edgar Hoover met with the attorney general not long before the president’s Palm Springs getaway and warned him to separate his brother from ...
 
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There is hope for us yet to someday breathe their rarefied air.
From Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index to Forbes’ The World’s Billionaires, it’s clear more and more men and women around the world are joining the Three Comma Club. This year, Forbes reported that a new record was set with 2,208 billionaires from 72 countries ...
 
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These multigenerational clans determine what you see, hear, consume, and collect.
From Hollywood to the art world, these 50 multigenerational American families are determining what you see, hear, consume, and collect.Rashida Jones found the perfect subject for her first outing as a documentary filmmaker: She made this year’s Quincy about her dad, the music and ...
 
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The U.S. President's net worth dropped over $1 billion in the last three years.
The presidency has not been good for Trump's personal bottom line.With an estimated net worth of $3.1 billion on Forbes's list of the world's billionaires,Trump's fortune has declined by over $1 billion since 2015, when the publication estimated his net worth at $4.5 billion. According to a new ...
 
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How are these top tycoons making sure their companies remain in good hands?
Some of the country’s biggest leaders of industry gathered at a recent forum titled “Power Meet Up: Captains and Trailblazers.”Among the speakers were Fernando Zobel de Ayala, president of Ayala Corporation, and Hans Sy, chairman of the executive committee of SM Prime ...
 
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The entrepreneur is the first woman on the board in the school's 62-year history.
Robina Gokongwei-Pe, president, CEO, and director of Robinsons Retail Holdings, has been appointed a member of the board of trustees at Xavier School, the first female board member in the school’s 62-year history.Gokongwei-Pe’s appointment comes at a very significant time for Xavier ...
 
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This year saw the most number of new entries and exits in the exclusive list since 2013.
Business magazine Forbes’ latest list of the Philippines’ 50 richest people features six new names. That’s the highest number of newcomers since 2013, when the list was expanded from 40 tycoons to 50.Leading the six newcomers is William Belo, the founder and ...
 
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The growth in his wealth driven by soaring share price of his Golden Bria Holdings.
Real estate tycoon and former senator Manuel Villar is now worth $5 billion (P267.3 billion), according to the newest Philippine rich list published by business magazine Forbes.That’s more than triple his $1.6 billion net worth last year and makes him the second ...
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