The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Patience, Patriotism and ‘Bayanihan’ Spirit
There is no doubt the Philippines will survive this dreaded Covid-19 pandemic. The people’s patience, the Bayanihan spirit of the Filipinos, and our patriotism will carry us through these extraordinary times.
Part of the recommended basic protective measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus is social distancing which the World Health Organization (WHO) defined as maintaining “at least 1 meter (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.” This is one of the reasons public transportation has been suspended. Since our trains and buses are almost always filled to capacity, social distancing is impossible and the chances of the disease spreading is magnified.
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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.