The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Protecting Our Purchasing Power
I understand where the government’s economic managers are coming from when they underscored the need to “defend the peso.” The Philippine currency has already shed about 15 percent of its value against the US dollar since the start of the year.
Harbinger of the Holidays
It always gives me a laugh whenever people use Jose Mari Chan as a harbinger of the Christmas season. Toward the latter part of August, social media is abuzz with funny memes and posts about the transition to the “ber” months which inevitably starts the countdown to the longest Christmas season in the world. It is amazing how Filipinos get creative and funny on social media. Only in the Philippines indeed!
A United Front for Philippine Infrastructure
They are not the sogo shosha of Japan or the chaebol of South Korea. But Philippine conglomerates are leading the way to transform the Philippines into a modern economy, starting with their strong interest in developing the nation’s infrastructure network.
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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.