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Meet the country's richest women.
For the first time, two women from the Philippines were included in US magazine Forbes’ rankings of the world’s billionaires. Filipino tycoons on the annual lists have always been predominantly male.The two women that were on the latest rankings are Teresita Sy-Coson ...
 
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An example of how the Philippines' richest man distributes financial bounties to his heirs.
In September, Henry Sy was again named the richest man in the Philippines by business magazine Forbes, which estimated his net worth at $18.6 billion. While a bulk of that wealth is attributed to the SM brand and its retail and property ...
 
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Meet the exceptional industry leaders who are making a difference in their respective fields of business.
Hard work, grit, and persistence—these are the traits exhibited by the titans of industry in the Philippines.The contributions of these leaders have improved the quality of our daily lives. Cheers to these exceptional Filipinos who are making a difference in their respective ...
 
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"SM started out as the dream of a 12-year-old Henry Sy, who sought a better life for himself, for his family, and for his little community," said his eldest daughter.
In 1958, humble shoemaker Henry Sy Sr. opened the country’s first Shoemart branch in Manila.The business owner never imagined how big of a retail giant his unassuming shoe store would become. Or that he would be the richest man in Southeast Asia ...
 
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The empresses of Philippine business take centerstage.
Last night, Philippine business empresses Tessie Sy Coson and Robina Gokongwei were persuaded to sing a duet at a birthday dinner in honor of Millet Mananquil, lifestyle editor of the Philippine Star, hosted by Peter and Elena Coyiuto.To the delight of other guests ...
 
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The SM Corporation vice chairman recounts how she started working in her family's business as an inventory clerk and then a cashier.
Some of the Philippines' most successful female entrepreneurs shared their insights with the approximately 10,000 women who attended Go Negosyo's 10th Filipina Entrepreneurship Summit.Many of the speakers are considered mentors in various fields, and they shared lessons they’ve learned through their own ...
 
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Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Tessie Sy Coson, Ramon del Rosario, Lance Gokongwei, Federico Lopez, Manny Pangilinan, Enrique Razon, and Andrew Tan share stories about the late Washington SyCip.
Washington SyCip, the founder of SGV & Co., passed away over the weekend on a flight from Manila to Vancouver on his way to New York. He was 96. The business icon and philanthropist was a mentor and adviser to many of today’s ...
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