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Top 10 Richest People in the Philippines for 2010

| Wednesday, July 7, 2010
This just came in.
Got this from Forbes Magazine. The Top 10 Richest People in the Philippines are the following:

10 - Eduardo "Danding" Cojuanco, Jr. (San Miguel Corporation). His net worth grew by $100 million to $760 million. Yup, he is Pres. Noynoy Aquino's uncle.

9 - George Ty (Metropolitan Bank founder,Trust Co., G.T. Internation Tower Makati) He has a net worth of $805 million while he earned $290 million since this list by Forbes was made a year earlier.

8 - Beatrice Campos (United Laboratories). She is one of the three women who made it to the Forbes list of riches Filipinos. She has $840 million net worth.

7 - Enrique Razon, Jr. (International Container Terminal Services, Inc.) His company operates in nine countries which include China, Ecuador, and Philippines. His net worth is $975 million.

6 - Tony Tan Caktiong (Jollibee Foods, Inc.) With 1,500 Jollibee stores in the Philippines and abroad, he has a net worth of $980 million.

5 - Andrew Tan (Alliance Global Group, Emperador Distillers, Megaworld Corporation, ) This entrepreneur has a net worth of $1.2 billion from his previous $850 million.

4 - Jaime Zobel de Ayala (CEO of Ayala Land Inc.) He has a net worth of $1.4 billion from $1.2 billion.

3 - John Gokongwei Jr. (JG Summit Holdings, Cebu Pacific Air, Sun Cellular, Universal Robina Corporation, Robinsons Land) He more than doubled his 2009 net worth of $720 million. The 83-year old now has a whopping net worth of $1.5 billion.

2 - Lucio Tan (Philippine National Bank, Asia Brewery, Tanduay Holdings, Fortune Tobacco, Philippine Airlines inc., Eton Properties Philippines) He has a net worth of $2.1 billion, up by four million dollars from last year's list.

1 - Henry Sy (SM Group of Companies) The 85-year old patriarch has a net worth of $5 billion which is far higher than last year's $3.8 billion. Sy ranks 201st in the 2010 list of 1,011 billionaires of the world, that according to Forbes dropped from 1,125 in 2008.

Yaman ng mga 'to ah... Kung tutulong 'tong mga 'to sa mahihirap sa bansa, siguradong wala nang manlilimos sa kalsada.


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