Prudentialife Plans Inc. (PPI) started as a preneed company in 1978, offering life, pension and education plans. It later diversified into financial services, nonlife insurance, memorial services, real estate as well as travel and leisure.
By Tina Arceo-Dumlao
MANILA, Philippines—Around this time three years ago, Manuel V. Villar was depressed over his failed bid to capture the highest position in the land. Senator Villar was also at a loss over how, after all the votes had been counted, he ended up so far behind eventual President Benigno Aquino and a surprise strong contender, [...]
Semirara Mining Corp., the only large-scale coal producer in the country, sources coal mainly at its Panian mine on Semirara Island in Caluya, Antique.
By Daxim L. Lucas
When Ramon Ang set San Miguel Corp. on its current path of aggressive diversification, he told an incredulous public that he would double the revenue of what was then Southeast Asia’s largest food and beverage company by 2015.