Philippines

Forbes’ top 12 Southeast Asian Power Businesswomen 2012

  Wendy Yap Position: President Director and CEO Company: PT Nippon Indosari Corpindo Net sales (2012): +$123m Country: Indonesia Yap has led Indonesia's most profitable baking company since 1998. Her father, Piet Yap, one of the founders of the country's biggest flour miller, Bogasari Flour Mills, co-founded Nippon Indosari in 1995, and the company now [...]


Reproduction reduction

Despite opposition from the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines, a controversial bill that would mandate sex education in schools, subsidise contraceptives and potentially pave the way for abortion came one step closer to implementation