Eduardo Cojuangco - updates

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Henry Sy still leads Filipinos on Forbes' 2018 billionaires list

Mar 07, 2018 - 9:55 AM

The number of Filipinos on the list drops from 14 last year to 12 this year, but their combined net worth increases from $45.8 billion to $55.2 billion

Wealth of 50 Filipinos account for 24% of PH's 2016 GDP

Aug 24, 2017 - 3:10 PM

4th UPDATE Henry Sy Sr tops Forbes Philippines rich list in 2017 for a decade now but younger and self made tycoons are gaining ground

STILL RICHEST. Henry Sy Sr (extreme right) with wife Felicidad Sy (woman in glasses in the middle) and son Hans Sy (beside Felicidad) during SM grou's 2017 stockholders' meeting. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Danding Cojuangco returns as NPC chairman ahead of 2019 elections

Jun 10, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Nag retire na siya sa politics pero di niya puwede pabayaan ang political party says Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III as the Nationalist People s Coalition prepares for the 2019 midterm polls

Photo from staff of Senator Sotto

FAST FACTS: How much meat does the Filipino consume?

Apr 14, 2017 - 2:41 PM

Most Catholics in the Philippines abstain from eating meat during the Holy Week

MEAT CONSUMPTION. Latest OECD data showed that a Filipino consumes an average of 28.8 kilos of meat yearly.

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Mar 21, 2017 - 12:04 PM

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Record number of Filipinos among 'richest people on the planet'

Mar 21, 2017 - 8:03 AM

Joining the 14 Filipinos who are dollar billionaires in 2017 are Ramon Ang Injap Sia Eduardo Cojuangco and Roberto Ongpin

Return coco levy to farmers? Duterte's promise and political will

Jan 23, 2017 - 4:30 PM

PART 3: Will the coconut farmers among the country s poorest of the poor finally claim what is rightfully theirs as promised by the President?

CAMPAIGN PROMISE. Then presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte signs a manifesto promising coconut farmers they will benefit from the coco levy funds within his first 100 days in office. File photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

The politics of the coco levy scam: From Marcos to Noynoy Aquino

Jan 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM

PART 2: More than the long arduous fights in court for the coconut levy funds the main battleground is in Malacañang and Congress where politics comes into play

POLITICS. The long battle for the coco levy funds is not limited to courts, with politics getting in the way of coconut farmers and their beneficiaries.

Coco levy fund scam: Gold for the corrupt, crumbs for farmers

Jan 21, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Part 1: Many coconut farmers have died waiting in vain and with them went the hope they would one day reap the rewards of what s seen as among the biggest scams of the century

Binay camp: Only Danding can declare NPC endorsement of Poe

Mar 13, 2016 - 1:27 AM

The United Nationalist Alliance UNA still doesn t believe the endorsement of the country s second largest political party of Senator Grace Poe and her running mate Senator Francis Escudero

NPC FOR BINAY? Mon Ilagan, Vice President  Jejomay Binay's spokesperson, shrugs off the NPC's endorsement of Grace Poe. Fil photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Poe, Escudero: Gov't, not Danding, should settle coco levy issue

Mar 09, 2016 - 8:25 PM

The candidates say businessman Eduardo Danding Cojuangco Jr whose political party has endorsed them already returned the coconut farmers money to gov t

COJUANGCO CONNECTION. Presidential candidate Grace Poe and her running mate Francis Escudero are asked about their connection to businessman Eduardo 'Danding' Cojuangco Jr, during their sortie in Quezon province, where many beneficiaries of the coconut levy fund reside. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Sandiganbayan orders turnover of 72.2% UCPB shares to gov’t

Oct 28, 2015 - 1:49 PM

The anti graft court s Second Division grants the Motion for Execution filed by the government

RIGHTS. UCPB says it has rights to its minority shares of stock in the CIIF Oil Mills, and indirectly, in an 11% portion of the sequestered San Miguel Corporation shares, "which were ruled to be owned by the government for the benefit of coconut farmers and the development of the coco industry," the bank acknowledges.

Danding Cojuangco's son to run for congressman in Tarlac

Oct 12, 2015 - 9:22 PM

Carlos Charlie Cojuangco who served years go as congressman of Negros Occidental will seek the congressional seat vacated by his uncle in Tarlac

Nacionalista-PDP-Laban alliance for Duterte, Marcos?

Aug 21, 2015 - 12:18 AM

Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr confirms there are ongoing exploratory talks between the stalwarts of the NP and PDP Laban

DUTERTE-MARCOS. If Duterte runs for president, will Marcos be his VP?

Is Chiz Escudero weighing down Grace Poe's chances in 2016?

Aug 18, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Brian Llamanzares Senator Grace Poe s son says his mother has proven that she keeps her friends close but keeps the people’s interest closer

Senators Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Poe, NPC talks ‘work in progress’ – Sotto

Aug 05, 2015 - 4:00 PM

NPC gathers members next week to begin formal discussions on the party s 2016 plans

BOSS DANDING. The political party set by businessman Eduardo Cojuangco will start meetings next week

Gov’t seeks turnover of 72% UCPB coco levy stake

Jun 16, 2015 - 9:11 PM

Citing a High Court resolution the Office of the Solicitor General and PCGG say the disputed UCPB shares are rightfully owned by the Republic of the Philippines

Tarlac congressman Enrique Cojuangco dies

May 12, 2015 - 11:51 AM

2nd UPDATE Tarlac First District Representative Enrique Cojuangco brother of businessman Eduardo Danding Cojuangco Jr and uncle of President Benigno Aquino III dies after suffering from an aneurysm

Tarlac Gov. Victor Yap, Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno and Tarlac 1st District Representative Henry Cojuancgo during the justice on wheel caravan to Tarlac. Cojuangco suffered a heart attack this morning. Photo by Dax Simbol/Rappler

San Miguel mulls selling stake in beer unit

May 08, 2015 - 6:56 PM

SMB gives the conglomerate steady income in the past years but its president and COO Ramon Ang says they may consider selling it to joint partner Japan’s Kirin Holdings for an outrageous price

Compare: BIR's top taxpayers vs Forbes' richest Filipinos

Oct 23, 2013 - 1:39 PM

Only 25 out of the 40 richest Filipinos in 2012 are among the top 500 individual taxpayers

Henry Sy PH's richest 6 years in a row — Forbes

Aug 01, 2013 - 9:24 AM

The collective wealth of the 50 richest people in the Philippines reaches US 65 8 billion more than a quarter of the country s total gross domestic product

San Miguel eyeing majority stake in Cojuangco's cement firm

Jul 11, 2013 - 9:57 PM

San Miguel is looking to raise its stake in Northern Cement Corp to majority as part of its diversification program

Ex-govt officials, CJ keep San Miguel board seats

Jun 11, 2013 - 4:29 PM

Winston F Garcia and Margarito Teves and former Supreme Court chief justice Reynato Puno Jr keep their board seats in San Miguel Corp

15-MAN BOARD. The board of San Miguel Corp, the Philippines' biggest business group, includes former government officials and a chief justice. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

San Miguel expansion binge extends to cement, mining

May 23, 2013 - 9:39 PM

Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp the country s biggest business group is going full blast in its expansion into the extractive industry

Danding's NPC trails in Negros Occidental's early results

May 14, 2013 - 12:31 AM

Early poll results in Negros Occidental show that businessman Danding Cojuangco s Nationalist People Coalition NPC is trailing in electoral races in the province

Will Danding keep hold on Negros?

May 11, 2013 - 2:45 AM

Business man Danding Cojuangco s hold on Negros Occidental politics is being challenged Carmela Fonbuena reports

11 Filipinos among world billionaires

Mar 04, 2013 - 10:38 PM

Eleven Filipino billionaires make it to the Forbes 2013 list of world billionaires

2012 YEARENDER: The San Miguel-coco levy saga

Jan 02, 2013 - 1:20 PM

The Supreme Court rules in a landmark case in 2012 that a 24 stake in diversified conglomerate San Miguel belongs to the state and should be used for the benefit of coconut farmers

YEARENDER: 12 big business stories in 2012

Dec 31, 2012 - 5:51 PM

This list shows how the movers and shakers took advantage of opportunities and navigated the risks how political leaders showed grim determination and how intertwined the players in both business and politics are

Higher cigarette taxes: A promise compromised?

Sep 15, 2012 - 2:39 PM

House Bill 5727 had sought to replace the 4 tiered system of taxing tobacco and alcohol with a unitary one but it was watered down

Cojuangco exits San Miguel, sells stake

Jun 29, 2012 - 4:22 PM

2nd UPDATE Eduardo Cojuangco Jr sells his remaining stake in San Miguel to his trusted lieutenant Ramon Ang and the firm partly controlled by former trade minister Roberto Ongpin

For 5th year in row, Henry Sy is PH's richest man

Jun 21, 2012 - 11:02 AM

But port operator Enrique Razon Jr is the biggest gainer jumping to 3rd place from 7th last year

6 Filipinos among world's billionaires

Mar 08, 2012 - 10:43 AM

Newcomers are Eduardo Danding Cojuangco and Roberto Ongpin both associated with the Marcos regime