Napag-usapan natin sa klase ang hinggil sa iba't ibang uring panlipunan sa Pilipinas. Nakalista sa ibaba ang pinakamayayamang 40 Pilipino. Pansinin ang uring pinanggagalingan nila.
(hinugot mula sa Forbes website)
1. Henry Sy
82. Married. 6 children.
Philippines' leading retailer opened his biggest mall yet in May on Manila's waterfront. Now on verge of becoming nation's second-largest banker, once merger with his Banco de Oro and Equitable PCI is finalized ( Click here for story).
2. Lucio Tan
72. Married. 6 children.
The Filipino-Chinese magnate made his fortune from a variety of sources, including tobacco and beer. Also owns Philippine Airlines. With Hong Kong property portfolio, cashed in on booming Asian real estate market.
3. Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala
72. Married. 7 children.
Patriarch (otcbb: PRRH.OB - news - people ) of Ayala Corp., Philippines' oldest conglomerate, founded in 1834. Interests in real estate, water, telecom. Officially retired in April, though sons Jaime Jr. and Fernando have run daily operations for the past decade.
4. Eduardo Cojuangco
71. Married. 4 children.
Known as "Danding." Shares of San Miguel Corp., the food and beverage group he chairs, briefly suspended in November, after alleged inflation of sales figures of its Coca-Cola (nyse: KO - news - people ) Bottlers. Company denies allegations.
5. George Ty
74. Married. 5 children.
Founder and chairman of Metrobank, one of the Philippines' largest financial institutions with branches in Asia, U.S. and Europe. Known to wear suit and tie to office every day. May soon relax a bit: founder handed over chairmanship earlier this year.
6. John Gokongwei Jr.
80. Married. 6 children.
Lived on street at age 13 after wealthy father died. Peddled thread, soap, candles during World War II. Later founded JG Summit, a conglomerate with telecom, property, food, airline and textiles interests, that is celebrating fiftieth anniversary this year. Chairman emeritus, leaves daily operations to son Lance, who is president.
7. Tony Tan Caktiong
53. Married. 3 children.
Got start with 2 ice cream parlors; soon switched to hamburgers. Today his fast-food group Jollibee, which he still runs, has almost 1,500 locations operating under 6 brands. Also 167 restaurants abroad, including 100-plus in China. Plans to open locations on U.S.' East Coast and in Las Vegas, and to enter India next year.
8. Andrew Tan
57. Married. 4 children.
Chairs Megaworld Corp., large real estate company known for its Manila complexes that integrate office, residential and commercial units. Now developing technology parks. Just broke ground on a new Marriott hotel in Newport City.
9. Emilio Yap
Controls Manila Bulletin, one of the nation's oldest and largest dailies. Hands-on chairman reportedly approves story lineups. Has investment in historic Manila Hotel. Son Enrique helps run the business.
10. Oscar Lopez
Harvard grad heads family holding company Lopez Inc., which has controlling stake in ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp., founded by late father, Eugenio. Now nation's largest media group, run by late brother's son, Eugenio III. Group also has interests in power generation, construction.
11. Enrique Razon Jr.
46. Married. 2 children.
Chairs International Container Terminal Services, which family cofounded in 1987. Group operates 9 port terminals, including 4 in the Philippines and 1 each in Brazil, Poland, Japan, Indonesia, Madagascar. In July won concession to operate terminal in Syria.
12. Andrew Gotianun
78. Married. 4 children.
Founded consumer finance group Filinvest 1955; eventually moved into property. Remains chairman emeritus of Filinvest Development; son Jonathan chairman; daughter Lourdes Josephine G. Yap president.
13. Enrique Aboitiz
84. Married. 7 children.
Heads family conglomerate with interests in 60 companies in banking, food, logistics. Runs nation's largest private network of ferries and buses.
14. Alfonso Yuchengco
Father, Enrique, set up insurance group 1930s. Alfonso took over 1946, diversified into banking, construction, education. Empire now reportedly includes 40 mostly private companies. Yuchengco served as ambassador to China and Japan. In February announced that eldest daughter, Helen Yuchengco Dee, would succeed him.
15. Menardo Jimenez
With 2 partners, took control of GMA Network, founded by an American war correspondent, in 1970s. Overhauled media group, adding local programming to stable of overseas programs. Now country's second largest. Former GMA chief executive sits on board of Cojuangco's San Miguel.
15. Gilberto Duavit Jr.
Executive vice president and chief operating officer of GMA Network. He and family own 35% of group, expected to finally go public next year.
17. Ramon del Rosario Jr.
62. Married. 4 children.
Chief executive of Philippine Investment-Management (Phinma), cofounded by his father. Served for one year as nation's secretary of finance. Known as RRR (Ramon R. del Rosario), this Harvard M.B.A. was recently elected chairman of the prominent Makati Business Club. Has big interest in education, pushing Phinma into investing in colleges. Also chairs board of advisers of the Ramon V. del Rosario, Sr. Center for Corporate Responsibility.
18. Felipe Gozon
Part of triumvirate that took over GMA Network in the 1970s. Remains chairman and chief executive of GMA, which has 46 VHF stations and 26 radio stations.
19. Beatrice Campos
Widowed. 5 children.
Low-profile widow of Jose Campos, who died in May. He was one of the cofounders of United Laboratories (Unilab), nation's largest pharmaceuticals maker. Secretive group is one of nation's largest private firms.
20. Luis J.L. Virata
Investment banker made headlines in 1999 when he briefly stepped in as chief executive of then nearly bankrupt Philippine Airlines, replacing Lucio Tan. His family is now a major shareholder in Nickel Asia, the Philippines' largest nickel producer. Company's plans to go public this fall were reportedly canceled because of poor pricing.
21. David M. Consunji
85. Married. 8 children.
Started out making chicken coops in 1954; eventually grew business into one of the largest construction firms. Chairs DMCI group, which has built such landmarks as the Manila Doctor's Hospital and Manila Hotel. Son Isidro is chief executive, daughter Edwina treasurer. Group's coal subsidiary, Semirara Mining Corp., is nation's largest.
21. Bienvenido R. Tantoco Sr.
From Cartier to Tiffany (nyse: TIF - news - people ), the Tantocos bring life's luxuries to Filipinos through their Rustan retail empire. Tantoco Sr., who has served as Philippine ambassador to the Vatican, chairs the group, which has interests in malls and supermarkets; son Bienvenido R. Tantoco Jr. is president.
23. Betty Ang
President of privately held Monde Nissin, maker of instant noodles, biscuits and snack foods, founded in 1979. Brands include Lucky Me!, Monde and Bingo.
24. Manuel Villar
Son of a shrimp vendor, grew up in a Manila slum. Started off with a couple of trucks to haul gravel to construction sites. Big break in 1983 when market crashed: bought up large numbers of abandoned projects on the cheap. Today his C&P Homes is a leading developer, specializing in affordable housing. Currently a senator in the national congress.
25. Mariano Tan
Opened a small drugstore in Manila in 1945; helped transform it into Unilab, which makes more than 300 types of medicine. Tan and 4 relatives still hold large stake.
26. Rolando & Rosalinda Hortaleza
Newlyweds started personal-care business in 1985 with $240, operating out of 270-square-foot apartment. Big break came two years later when they introduced a popular, affordable hair spray. Today he is chief executive and chairman of their company, Splash, which has $56 million in sales from such items as shampoo, hand lotion and massage oil. Bestselling brands include Extraderm and Skin White. Rosalinda is chairwoman and chief executive of subsidiary HBC chain of retail stores.
27. Oscar Hilado
69. Married. 3 children.
Chairman of Phinma. Was Smith Mundt/Fulbright scholar at Harvard Business School. Said to be an eternal optimist who enjoys picnics.
28. Vivian Que Azcona
Her father sold drugs from a pushcart, eventually opening a store in 1945 and pioneering many services such as selling drugs in small doses, known as "tingi tingi," that were more affordable to the masses. Family's Mercury Drug, which Que Azcona now runs, is country's largest drugstore chain with 500 locations.
29. Manuel Zamora
Chairman and cofounder of Nickel Asia, Philippines' largest nickel producer, formed in early 2006 to consolidate ownership of several related companies. Plans to take group public this fall were shelved. A lawyer by training, also director of Philippine companies Philex Mining Corp. and CLSA Exchange Capital.
30. Magdaleno Albarracin Jr.
70. Married. 1 child.
Nicknamed "Mag," known as a cement-industry pioneer. Remains chairman emeritus of Philippine Cement Manufacturers Association. Chief executive of Holcim Philippines, a joint venture between Phinma and Holcim of Germany, and vice chairman of Phinma. Got M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Avid tennis player.
31. Jesus Tambunting
69. Married. 4 children.
His family known for chain of pawnshops, but this Tambunting has no connection to that business. Instead, he took control of Planters Development Bank, the nation's biggest private lender to small and midsize companies. Briefly listed before being taken private again during the Asian crisis. Bank recently launched private equity fund with British-Norwegian joint venture to invest in small and midsize companies. Tambunting, who shares fortune with siblings, served as Philippines ambassador to the U.K. and still likes to use the title "Ambassador."
32. Frederick Dy
51. Married. 3 children.
33. Tomas Alcantara
Father, Conrado, got start, according to lore, with $100, a jeep and a typewriter. Today Tomas is chairman of the family's listed holding company, Alsons, named reportedly for Alcantra and sons, with interests in power, property and distribution. Shares fortune with several relatives. Has an interest in art and M.B.A. from New York City's Columbia University.
34. Lourdes Montinola
Father, Niconar Reyes, founded Far Eastern University 1928. Lourdes served as sixth president from 1970 to 1989; now head of the board of trustees. Also its largest shareholder.
35. Salvador Zamora
Brother of Manuel (No. 29), Salvador is chief executive and cofounder of Nickel Asia, which has interests in 6 mines. President of its subsidiaries, Taganito Mining Corp., Hinatuan Mining Corp. HMC and Cagdianao Mining Corp. since 1980, 1987 and 1997, respectively. Also chief executive of Montreal Entertainment (Phils.) Inc., a private entertainment company, and director of Baguio Leisure Corp., a resort and hotel operator.
36. Antonio Roxas
Family founded one of nation's first sugar mills 1927. Today Roxas chairman emeritus of Roxas Holdings, nation's largest producer of raw sugar and second-largest refiner of raw sugar.
37. Wilfred Steven Uytengsu Sr.
79. Married. 3 children.
Chairs Alaska Milk Corp., which was founded as a partnership between a Dutch milk company and his General Milling Corp. in 1972. Now the nation's leading provider of milk. Son Wilfred Jr. is now group's president. AMC recently gained rights to distribute Kellogg (nyse: K - news - people )'s cereal products, helping diversify its business and boost profits in the latest quarter. Firm also owns the Alaska Aces, a contender in the Philippines Basketball Association league.
38. Philip T. Ang
Vice chairman of Taganito Mining Corp. and a business associate of Zamora family, holds stake in Nickel Asia.
39. Marixi Prieto
66. Married. 5 children.
Family is majority owner of Philippine Daily Inquirer. Newspaper claims to have 2.7 million readers, up from 30,000 when it was founded in 1985, partly to provide an alternative to that era's 3 government-owned papers. Marixi is chairman; daughter Alexandra Prieto-Romualdez is chief executive.
40. Manuel Pangilinan
Expatriate is chief executive of Hong Kong's First Pacific Company Ltd. (other-otc: FPAFF.PK - news - people ), which owns major stakes in Philippine Long Distance Telephone (nyse: PHI - news - people ) and Indonesian noodlemaker Indofood, controlled by Indonesia's wealthy Salim family. Loves badminton; well-known tournament named after him.