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Uruguay’s leader declares $322,883 in wealth

In this Oct. 25, 2009, file photo Uruguay's President Jose Mujica stands in a tractor on his flower farm on the outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay. Uruguay's president has been labeled “the poorest president in the world,” but his sworn declaration in 2014 shows a 74 percent increase since 2012. AP

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has declared $322,883 in wealth.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Wealth-sharing terms between central gov’t and Bangsamoro settled’

Chief government negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer and MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.opapp.gov.ph and INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

After toiling some 12 hours on their sixth day of talks, negotiators of government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) finally hammered a wealth-sharing arrangement between the central government and the future Bangsamoro political entity.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Cebu Customs collector gets suspended for unexplained P89-M wealth

The Ombudsman suspended yesterday a customs collector in Cebu for failing a lifestyle check which showed a P57.3 million increase in his net worth in a span of 10 years.

Posted: June 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Countryside development

Coincidence or not the Congress’s release of its richest legislators came out at the same time that the Social Weather Station (SWS) released its findings on the state of the country’s poverty level.

Posted: May 28th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rags-to-riches billionaire buried in Poland

Barbara Piasecka Johnson is shown leaving court following a settlement after a 16-week battle over her late husband's $500 million estate in New York City, in this June 3, 1986, file photo. The Polish farmer's daughter who worked as a maid for an American heir to the Johnson & Johnson fortune before marrying him and eventually inheriting much of his wealth was buried Monday, April `5, 2013, in her childhood town of Wroclaw.  AP PHOTO/DAVID BOOKSTAVER

Polish-born billionaire Barbara Piasecka Johnson, a maid who married into the Johnson & Johnson fortune, was buried Monday in her childhood town of Wroclaw.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Mexican drug lord booted from Forbes rich list

A 1993 file photo of Joaquin  "El Chapo" Guzman. The feared Mexican drug lord who made an unusual addition to Forbes' list of top billionaires has been dropped from the latest ranking because his assets are hard to calculate, the magazine said.  AP/DAMIAN DOVARGANES

A feared Mexican drug lord who made an unusual addition to Forbes’ list of top billionaires has been dropped from the latest ranking because his assets are hard to calculate, the magazine said.

Posted: March 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

The secret to wealth


Why do people who give to others without expecting anything in return get richer; while those who scrimp because they fear a lack become poor? The answer to that question is in the Bible. For those who have, more will be given and they will have an abundance, and for those who have nothing, even [...]

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in On Target | Read More »

China among world’s most unequal countries – survey

Chinese shoppers buy vegetables at a supermarket in Hefei, east China's Anhui province on December 9, 2012. AFP FILE PHOTO

SHANGHAI – China’s wealth gap has widened to a level where it is among the world’s most unequal nations, a Chinese academic institute said in a survey, as huge numbers of poor are left behind by the economic boom.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Rama gripes on story: My wealth is inherited

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama complained about yesterday’s banner story of Cebu Daily News, which he said made it appear that his increase in net worth came quickly.

Posted: May 15th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Transparency on demand

A Yahoo! news article on leading United States Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney provided some interesting insight on how Americans view rich public officials and aspirants to public office.

Posted: January 31st, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »



Tingali nakadungog na kamo ning maong pasiaw tali sa panagtagbo sa usa ka Briton ug usa ka Frances diin gipangutana sa nauwahi ang nauna: “Why is it that you English always go to war for wealth while we French go to war for pride?” Ug niani mitubag ang Briton og, “I guess we all fight [...]

Posted: June 21st, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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  • PNP chief on plunder raps: ‘Amateurish’
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  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • SMIC to issue P15-B bonds
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