Portrait of John Gokongwei Jr. Photo: Handout from JG Summit Holdings Inc. Website

Chinese-born Philippine billionaire John Gokongwei Jnr, founder of Cebu Air, dies aged 93

  • Gokongwei was born in Fujian but grew up to become one of the Philippines’ wealthiest businessmen, building a fortune worth US$3.4 billion
  • One of the tycoon’s most recent successes was the steady ascent of Cebu Air, a carrier he founded in 1996 with only four aircraft
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Portrait of John Gokongwei Jr. Photo: Handout from JG Summit Holdings Inc. Website
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