The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
2022 Will be an Auspicious Year
The string of economic and health data last week will bode well for the incoming year. The surprisingly strong gross domestic product (GDP) figures in the third quarter and falling daily Covid-19 cases are the right mixes for a strong economic recovery.
My Cautiously Optimistic Outlook
Recent health and economic indicators make me cautiously optimistic about our recovery. I say cautiously because the pandemic still lingers in many countries including the Philippines, yet optimistic because the lifting of some economic restrictions will allow more Filipinos to earn a living.
Playground of the Powerful
Buried in all the political noises surrounding the pre-election skirmishes among those seeking elective positions in 2022 was President Rodrigo Duterte’s participation in the 38th and 39th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. The Summit was held from Oct. 26 to 28 under the leadership of Brunei Darussalam with the theme, “We Care, We Prepare, We Prosper.”
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Manny Villar Among Forbes' 'Heroes of Philanthropy'
MANILA, Philippines — Billionaire businessman and former senator Manny Villar was hailed as one of Forbes Asia’s “Heroes of Philanthropy” for the year 2020, which highlighted outstanding 15 altruists in the Asia-Pacific region.
No Private Jets or Fancy Cars for Manny Villar – 5 Ways the Philippines’ Richest Man and Former Presidential Candidate Lives Modestly
Once an impoverished child who sold seafood, now the Filipino tycoon behind the Villar Group is worth US$5.6 billion through his interests in real estate, malls, hospitality and education – but he stills flies cabin, drives a Toyota and works remotely from a coffee shop.