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Pinoy billionaires included in annual Forbes list


According to the latest Forbes billionaire list, four Filipinos were able to make it to the list.  The record went up to a record 1,210 personalities in the wake of the global economic recovery.

Andrew L. Tan of diversified Alliance Global Group, Inc. and Enrique K. Razon, Jr. who heads International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) made their debuts after stock prices of their companies surged in 2010.

As expected, Henry Sy and Lucio Tan whose fortunes were both estimated to have risen by over a third to $5.8 billion and $2.3 billion, respectively, as of February 2011remained in the list.

Mexican telco tycoon Carlos Slim Helu’s net worth was valued at $74 billion. He still  continued to top the Forbes list, coming ahead of Bill Gates and Warren Buffet.