The philanthropist widow of the late Ramon Cojuangco increased her wealth the sale of PLDT stocks to First Pacific during the Erap Estrada administration; Imelda Marcos claims the PLDT stocks were actually theirs.
4. Katherine Tan
The wife and top business confidant of the Philippines’ third richest billionaire Andrew Tan, who founded Alliance Global, Megaworld and Emperador Brandy.
5. Bea Zobel
Wife of Ayala conglomerate patriarch Jaime Zobel de Ayala, she is a philanthropist who has helped tribal minority people in Mindoro and other civic and culture causes.
6. Gretchen O. Cojuangco
Wife of San Miguel boss Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr., an art lover and a philanthropist, she told me her family has donated to restore or rebuild various Catholic churches in the provinces from Tarlac to Negros.