The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Democracy’s Ups and Downs (Part 1)
The 2022 Fourth Quarter Social Weather Survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations revealed some very interesting information about Philippine democracy and how people view democracy. Let me go through the results first before offering my insights.
Revenge Spending Boosting Economy
Most businesses reported strong recovery in 2022 as the so-called consumers’ revenge spending lifted sales. This phenomenon continued in the first quarter of 2023 and will likely persist if we can keep Covid cases manageable, without resorting to border restrictions again.
Tokyo in my Mind
One of the reasons why I love to travel is that it expands our perspectives. By seeing other places, experiencing other cultures, and, living — even for a brief moment — another way of life, we are able to compare our situation with that of other countries. Comparison improves our perspective because it allows us to create a vision and, more importantly, a benchmark for things we need to improve on in the Philippines.
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.