The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
More Filipinos SavedFrom Poverty
The steady economic growth in the Philippines over the past three years lifted thousands of Filipinos out of poverty. This to me is a validation that we are on the right track toward our goal of becoming an upper-middle-income economy soon.
April 9 is Day of Valor. It is more poetic in Filipino, “Araw ng Kagitingan.” It is sometimes called Bataan Day. Unfortunately, our commemoration of this important day has been reduced to thinking of it as a day of rest or vacation since it is a non-working holiday. Well, it’s good for local tourism and the economy but bad for our collective memory.
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Manny Villar is On His Way to Building a Million Filipino Homes
I have always said I would like to be the man who has built the biggest number of houses for our people. I want to build a million homes. I’m already close to it. I’ve always believed in housing, shelter is very important.
The King of Our Home
Manuel B. Villar, Jr., the rags-to-riches billionaire, is many things to many people—a politician, one-time presidential aspirant, real estate and retail tycoon, kingmaker and so much more but to his three children—Vista Land president Manuel Paolo Villar, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar and Las Piñas Rep. Camille Villar, he is, more than anything else, the king of their home, the best father they could ever have.
Manny Villar: At Home in His Empire
Tycoon Manuel B. Villar, Jr. is undoubtedly one of the fathers of the Philippine property industry.
But he stands out because his is an empire he himself built from scratch or to put in more specifically, out of a single red truck for gravel and sand. Indeed, he didn’t have a head start because he was not a second generation builder.