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Why Asian tycoons invest in sports

Oct 15, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Investing in football clubs and sports itself is pretty new for Asian entrepreneurs but I think it can be pretty profitable contrary to what many people think says billionaire Vincent Tan

TAKING CHARGE. Berjaya founder Vincent Tan (seen here at the Forbes Global CEO Conference 2015), is among the high profile Asia-based tycoons who have taken over global sports teams. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Asia needs to help the poor more, say philanthropists

Oct 15, 2015 - 9:15 AM

In my assessment a lot of countries save for Singapore have failed in being able to provide housing for the poor which is a shame as it creates good foundation for a country says billionaire Vincent Tan

POOLING IDEAS. Some of Asia's tycoons get together on the final day of the 15th Forbes Global CEO Conference to discuss ways to improve development on the philanthropic front. (From left) Vincent Tan, Dr. Tahir,, Rohan Narayana Murty, Laurence Lien, and Dr. Binod K. Chaudhary. Photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

SM, Berjaya execs to PH: Focus on vocational training than K to 12

Oct 13, 2015 - 5:22 PM

For a country like ours we need more vocational schools We need labor and we need that for economic growth I don’t think we re in dire need of special skills at this point SMIC s Teresita Sy Coson says during FGCEO2015

 STRENGTHEN VOCATIONAL TRAINING. For SMIC's Teresita Sy-Coson and Berjaya's Vincent Tan, vocational schools will allow more people to qualify and work in industries here and abroad, like business process outsourcing (BPO) companies. Coson's photo by Forbes, and Tan's photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Berjaya’s Tan provides housing for Typhoon Sendong survivors

Jan 25, 2015 - 1:55 PM

Tycoon and philanthropist Vincent Tan says that investing in a country is also about creating a sustainable community

Berjaya's Tan: No bribes, just paying locals who 'get things done'

Oct 29, 2014 - 8:21 PM

Asian billionaires share mixed opinions on whether it is possible to enter emerging markets without bribing government officials

CORRUPTION? Berjaya's Vincent Tan says he doesn't pay bribes, just fees to local consultants to 'get things done.' Photo from Forbes

Berjaya PH acquires control of UK car dealer

Oct 14, 2013 - 3:33 PM

Berjaya ups its offer for HR Owen seller of luxury cars like Rolls Royce and Ferrari to 170 pence per share

LUXURY CAR. The 2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost on display during the second press preview day at the New York International Auto Show on March 28, 2013 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

Audi, BMW dealer confirms rejection of Berjaya's takeover bid

Jul 31, 2013 - 5:06 PM

HR Owen s chair Jon Walden says Berjaya s offer materially undervalues the company

LUXURY CAR. The 2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost on display during the second press preview day at the New York International Auto Show on March 28, 2013 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

Berjaya PH buys stake in Audi, BMW London distributor

Jun 17, 2013 - 10:28 AM

The franchisee of Mazda cars in the Philippines has acquired a 29 81 stake in a London based luxury car distributor

LUXURY CAR. The 2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost on display during the second press preview day at the New York International Auto Show on March 28, 2013 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

More car sales after PH credit upgrade

Apr 05, 2013 - 9:21 PM

Car distributors are confident that the country s investment grade rating would have a positive effect on car sales