The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Modified ECQ: A Step in the Right Direction
Any form of easing the quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila and the rest of the Philippines will be good news for every Filipino, especially for our workers who are raring to reclaim their jobs and their modest earnings.
Rebuilding: Part 2
It’s time for a calibrated end to the lockdown.
Last week, economic managers announced that the Philippine economy has contracted 0.2% in the first quarter through March, ending our economy’s marvelous growth streak for 21 years. Fitch Ratings has also revised its Outlook on the Philippines’ Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Stable from Positive, reflecting its view on the deterioration of our near-term macroeconomic and fiscal outlook as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and Luzon-wide lockdown.
Rebuilding: Part 1
One of the sectors really hurting because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting stay-at-home/physical distancing guidelines imposed by government is business, specifically micro and small enterprises. I have said in the past that the priority during this crisis should be life and health over economics but for small enterprises their businesses are their lifeline.
News About MBV
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.