The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Lower Loan Rates Timely to Lift Growth
Lowering the interest rates in the Philippines will be timely given the weak growth rate in the first six months of 2019 and the lengthy tit-for-tat between the United States and China that is slowing down the global economy.
Cry for Freedom
The event that ushered in the Philippine Revolution against more than 300 years of Spanish occupation is as significant as it is controversial. Sick of the oppression under foreign rule and craving for freedom and independence, Filipino revolutionaries under the leadership of Andres Bonifacio tore their “cedulas” (residence certificate) as a sign of their resistance.
Shorter Permit Process a Boon to PHL Economy
President Duterte’s call for government agencies to issue permits within three days is a boon for social services and the economy in general.
It will not only help eliminate red tape and corruption in the bureaucracy but will also boost economic activities, which are currently restrained by the slow pace of the government approval process.
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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.