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Pacquiao among Forbes' top 10 richest athletes of decade

Dec 25, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Manny Pacquiao earns more than NBA star Kevin Durant and Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton from 2010 to 2019

RAGS TO RICHES. Manny Pacquiao is expected to earn more in the next decade. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Taylor Swift leads Forbes’ 2019 list of top-earning musicians

Dec 07, 2019 - 1:47 PM

Rapper Kanye West is a close second, while K-pop sensation BTS enter the list for the first time

HIGHEST EARNING. Taylor Swift performs onstage at the 2019 American Music Awards in Los Angeles in November 2019. The pop star recently topped Forbes' list of highest-earning musicians in 2019. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for dcp/AFP

Scarlett Johansson tops Forbes highest-paid actress list for 2019

Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM

It's the actress' second year as number one on the Forbes best-paid list

Dwayne Johnson is best-paid actor on Forbes list for 2019

Aug 22, 2019 - 10:37 AM

The Rock reclaims his position as the world's highest-paid actor, earning $89.4 million in 12 months

Rihanna declared world's richest female musician

Jun 05, 2019 - 12:18 PM

The singer and makeup tycoon racks up a $600 million fortune according to Forbes

RIHANNA. The singer is named the world's richest female musician. Photo from

Empire State of Mind: Jay-Z becomes hip-hop's first billionaire

Jun 04, 2019 - 11:20 AM

The rapper, according to Forbes, 'has accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion'

MOGUL. Jay-Z performs onstage at the Something in the Water Festival in April 2019 in Virginia Beach City. Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Something in the Water/AFP

Trump shrugs off report revealing a fortune in tax dodges, parental gifts

Oct 04, 2018 - 11:22 AM

'They used the concept of 'time value of money' in doing a very old, boring and often told hit piece on me,' says US President Donald Trump

TRUMP. This file photo taken on December 18, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking on his national security strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Sereno on SC, Duterte on Forbes list, Vietnam on China | Evening wRap

May 09, 2018 - 7:26 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 9, 2018

May 09, 2018 - 11:31 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

CJ Sereno returns to SC Photo by Maria Tan

Duterte is world's 69th most powerful person – Forbes

May 09, 2018 - 10:13 AM

(UPDATED) Forbes magazine cites President Rodrigo Duterte's 'raw and vulgar vocabulary' and his 'war on crime' that has killed thousands of Filipinos

FORBES LIST. President Rodrigo Duterte is named by Forbes magazine as the world's 69th most powerful person for 2018. Malacañang file photo

Mark Wahlberg named world's top paid actor

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:06 AM

The actor s earnings from Transformers: The Last Night and Daddy s Home 2 pushed him to the top of the list

MARK WAHLBERG. The actor stars in the 2017 film 'Transformers: The Last Knight.' Photo from

5 young PH entrepreneurs on Forbes '30 Under 30 Asia 2017'

Apr 13, 2017 - 2:10 PM

This year s list highlights 300 impressive young entrepreneurs from all walks of life pushing the boundaries of innovation

INNOVATORS. Forbes Magazine's '30 Under 30 Asia 2017' includes 5 innovators from the Philippines. All photos from Forbes Magazine website

Scarlett Johansson named biggest box office draw

Dec 29, 2016 - 11:06 AM

Scarlett s Captain America: Civil War co stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr land in second place in the Forbes list

Duterte & Forbes magazine, South China Sea, Putin | Midday wRap

Dec 15, 2016 - 1:14 PM

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Duterte among 'World's Most Powerful People' – Forbes

Dec 15, 2016 - 10:36 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte the magazine says has a tendency to say what he thinks no matter how raw a trait that keeps him in the headlines

AMONG WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo courtesy Malacanang

Henry Sy still PH's richest man for 9th straight year – Forbes

Aug 25, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The biggest gainer on the list of richest Filipinos percentage wise is Edgar Sia II

Taylor Swift is world's highest-paid celebrity – Forbes

Jul 12, 2016 - 10:35 AM

The 26 year old pop star is the world s highest paid celebrity with an earning of 170 million according to Forbes magazine

File photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Elections spending, peace talks, richest athletes | 12PM wRap

Jun 09, 2016 - 12:34 PM

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Ronaldo inherits highest-paid athlete throne; Pacquiao drops to 63

Jun 09, 2016 - 3:47 AM

Ronaldo tops Forbes list with 88 million while Pacquiao drops from number two to 63 with 24 million

REAL LOADED. Cristiano Ronaldo replaces retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr and injured golfer Tiger Woods as the world's highest-paid athlete. Photo by Victor Lerena/EPA

10 Filipinos on Forbes '30 Under 30 Asia' list

Feb 26, 2016 - 3:08 PM

Solar Philippines Leandro Leviste Loudbasstard s Koh Martinez Onozawa and singer Charice are among Asia s game changers

WORLD CLASS. (L-R) Leandro Leviste, Koh Martinez Konozawa, Charice Pempengco, and Xyra Cruz Bacani join Forbes' top 300 young game-changers in Asia

Elamparo vs Leonen, ISIS in PH, Pacquiao on Mayweather | 6PM wRap

Jan 22, 2016 - 6:51 PM

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Ex-UFC champ Jose Aldo enters Forbes '30 Under 30' list

Jan 06, 2016 - 11:59 AM

The 29 year old Brazilian is hailed as one of the best fighters in MMA

30 UNDER 30. UFC fighter Jose Aldo makes it to Forbes Magazine's '30 under 30' list for 2016. Photo from Jose Aldo's Facebook account

Sy, Ayala, Aboitiz in Forbes' list of Asia's richest families

Oct 08, 2015 - 1:53 PM

The 3 prominent Filipino clans are included in the magazine s inaugural list of the 50 wealthiest business dynasties in the region

LEADERS. (From left) Henry Sy, Jaime Zobel, Jon Ramon Aboitiz has led their families in building businesses and their families are now considered among the richest in Asia, according to Forbes magazine.

Virginia shooting, US-PH talks, Forbes richest | 6PM wRap

Aug 27, 2015 - 7:55 PM

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Henry Sy remains Philippines' richest – Forbes

Aug 27, 2015 - 9:42 AM

UPDATED The mall magnate s net worth climbs to 14 4 billion making him the country s wealthiest for the 8th consecutive year Forbes magazine s list of 50 richest Filipinos reveals

Katy Perry is top-earning musician

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Katy beats One Direction according to Forbes magazine

Apple Watch, Mobile World Congress 2015, techpreneurs in Forbes' richest (TechRap)

Mar 08, 2015 - 11:14 AM

The Apple Watch among others will be launched Monday What s the latest in the Mobile World Congress? And who are the techpreneurs in Forbes Magazine s richest list?

Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine, enters rehab

Jan 07, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The UFC says it supports Jones decision to enter rehab to address the situation

REHAB. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine and enters himself to rehab. Photo from Jones' Facebook page

Indonesia's ultra rich got richer in 2014 – Forbes

Dec 04, 2014 - 1:11 PM

As of December 2014 Forbes estimates the 10 richest Indonesians to be worth 55 5 billion up from 51 8 billion last year The Hartono brothers are still on top of the list

RICH OWNER. A newcomer in the list, Purnomo Prawiro, owns the Blue Bird Group, Indonesia’s largest taxi operator company. File photo by EPA

Sofia Vergara tops TV actress rich list

Sep 04, 2014 - 11:27 AM

This is the third time the Colombian born actress has topped the list

Sandra Bullock tops list of Hollywood's best paid actresses

Aug 05, 2014 - 11:05 AM

The earnings came from the movie Gravity which earned her an Oscar nomination

Merkel tops Forbes 'powerful women' list

May 28, 2014 - 10:43 PM

Forbes has named Merkel the most powerful woman nine times

MOST POWERFUL WOMAN. German Chancellor Angela Merkel topped this year's Forbes's list of the world's most powerful women. Photo by Clemens Bilan/AFP

The 10 richest women in the world

Mar 05, 2014 - 7:58 PM

Some of them are self made billionaires Others inherited their wealth from their husbands or parents

Microsoft's Gates reclaims title as world's richest

Mar 04, 2014 - 9:26 AM

US tech tycoon Bill Gates beats Mexico s Carlos Slim in Forbes Magazine s 2014 world s billionaires list

WORLD'S RICHEST. Microsoft's Bill Gates reclaims top spot on Forbes Magazine's world's billionaires list for 2014. AFP PHOTO

10 Filipinos among world's billionaires

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:24 AM

With a combined net worth of 40 1 billion 10 Filipino businessmen make it to Forbes Magazine s elite list of the richest in the world

David Gandy: One-on-one with a British supermodel

Nov 09, 2013 - 12:27 PM

The British fashion icon talks to Rappler in this exclusive interview

NOT JUST A MODEL. David Gandy is a man of substance. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

Putin topples Obama in Forbes power ranking

Oct 30, 2013 - 11:21 PM

For the first time in 3 years Obama dropped to second place on the magazine s list

MOST POWERFUL LEADER. Russian President Vladimir Putin dethrones US President Barack Obama as the world's most powerful leader according to Forbes. Photo by EPA/Maxim Shipenkov

British supermodel David Gandy in Manila

Oct 23, 2013 - 4:43 PM

He was Forbes Magazine s 3rd most successful model in the world in 2009

REPRESENTING A PINOY FASHION BRAND. David Gandy is set to walk the Philippine runway on Oct 24. Photo for Rappler by Jedwin Llobrera

British supermodel David Gandy coming to Manila

Oct 02, 2013 - 1:13 PM

The British supermodel joins the ranks of SM Men s Fashion s endorsers

FROM THE UK TO THE PH. David Gandy is the newest endorser of SM Men's Fashion

BPO firm in Forbes list lauds PH operations

Apr 10, 2013 - 1:57 PM

[24]7 a US IT software and services provider says its Philippine operations were instrumental in its entry into Forbes list of America s most promising companies

MOST PROMISING. [24]7 identified its local office as one of the key contributors to its success. AFP Photo

Mayweather, Pacquiao top athlete income list

Jun 19, 2012 - 10:09 AM

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao top Forbers list of 100 highest paid athletes

Despite loss, Pacquiao earns $26-M - Forbes report

Jun 11, 2012 - 11:42 AM

Despite a controversial loss Manny Pacquiao is still a winner money wise

CJ using SUVs of 'controversial' businessmen

May 29, 2012 - 7:39 AM

Even as the Corona trial comes to a close Tuesday controversy continues to hound the Chief Justice as his vehicle is being linked to shady transactions and persons