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11 Filipino tycoons back in Forbes’ list of world’s richest

By Chrisee Dela Paz/rappler.com – All 11 Filipino tycoons who were featured in the 2015 edition of Forbes World’s Billionaires remained in this year’s exclusive billionaires’ circle, though most of them saw a decline in fortunes. (READ: 10 Filipinos on Forbes ’30 Under 30 Asia’ list) Even the richest man Read more »

Jollibee acquires 40% stake in US-based Smashburger chain

via rappler.com – Fastfood giant Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) acquires Denver, Colorado-based Smashburger, a quick service restaurant chain, for a substantial stake nearly worth $99 million. JFC, in a disclosure to the stock exchange Tuesday, October 13, said its wholly-owned subsidiary Bee Good! Incorporated (BGI), entered into an agreement Read more »

Emperador eyes French cognac maker

via ABS-CBNnews.com – Emperador Inc. on Monday said it is planning to submit a bid for Louis Royer SAS, a cognac maker in France. “Emperador Inc. wishes to clarify that it has expressed interest to participate in a bidding process for the acquisition of Louis Royer SAS, a cognac Read more »

Three Filipinas in 2015 Forbes’ 50 Power Businesswomen in Asia

By Bianca Rose Dabu/VS, GMA News – Among the 50 powerful businesswomen, entrepreneurs, and executives in Asia honored by Forbes in its 4th annual Asia’s Power Businesswomen list are three Filipinas from the upper echelons of business in the Philippines and in Asia, driving change across diverse industries. Chairman Read more »

Who are the highest paid employees in Philippines?

By Jon Carlos Rodriguez/ABS-CBNnews.com – Those who are specialized in information technology (IT) and have extensive technical know-how are the highest paid employees in the country, according to the latest salary report of JobStreet.com. JobStreet said its Annual Salary Report 2015 revealed that employees in IT-software and IT-network, system, and Read more »

The Philippines has become the call-center capital of the world

By Don Lee/latimes.com – Ever since Joahnna Horca lost her father, a doctor, in a South China Sea typhoon, her large family has struggled to make ends meet. So after Horca earned a college degree in social work, an older sister nudged her to help support the family by taking Read more »