Henry Sy, the only Filipino in Forbes’ annual list of Top 100 world dollar-billionaires, is richer than Elon Musk who is half his age.
Round One’s winning bid was P11.66 billion. Round Two’s is P27.3 billion. The difference is stark: P15.6 billion. Yet, the company that triggered a rebid, San Miguel, lost.
Two were lost last weekend: Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao’s bout with Floyd Mayweather, and Evangeline Escobillo’s life.
“Tita Vangie,” as I have called her after we have moved on from our source and reporter roles to being friends, was always full of life that it is hard to imagine she is no longer alive. I consider her one of my most memorable mentors, the kind who have contributed to the shaping of my career as a business journalist.
The controversial CALAx road project is a damn-if-you-do-damn-if-you-don’t issue. It’s a toss up, really, between money and integrity. The president chose money.
The number of rich Chinese is expected to increase to 1.2 million, and the super rich to 73,000. About 50% own and/or manage their own business. Majority live in Beijing.
‘Hosting the Olympic Games is taking on one of the most financially risky mega projects that many cities and nations have learned to their peril.’
Coca-Cola has broken the secret code! The winning social media formula is the Narcissus strategy: Validate. Encourage. Reflect people’s specialness.
Differences in the two separate ferry incidents happening 6 years apart and causing the senseless drowning of passengers include these: an effort to apologise, punishing the accountable ones, moving on