The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
The Political World
Why do people run for public office? What motivates people to devote themselves to 60 or 90 days of grueling campaign, cruel and unfair attacks on one’s character, loss of financial resources, and, in some instances, put their lives on the line?
Rewarding the Vaccinated
Everybody agrees that vaccination is the solution to the pandemic and the key to reopening further the economy. With more vaccinated people, the nation should reopen safely and start generating jobs with reduced risks.
Back in Business
In my column last week, I talked about several innovations we introduced in order to adapt to the changing retail experience brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. From self-checkout kiosks that minimize physical contact between staff and consumers to online shopping platforms to cater to those who prefer to stay home, we have attempted to strike a balance between reviving the economy and keeping our people safe.
News About MBV
Villar Group Turns Over PhilSports Arena to Medical Corps
MANILA, Philippines — Medical personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP) will oversee and lead operations at Philippine Sports (PhilSports) Arena or ULTRA (University of Life Training and Recreational Arena) “We Heal As One” Center.
Villar Completes PICC Conversion Into COVID-19 Treatment Facility
The PICC quarantine facility – which has 294 patient cubicles, six nurse stations, and six houses outside the Forum building for the health workers – was turned over to the Philippine National Police (PNP) Medical Corps on April 15.
15 Filipinos on Forbes Billionaires List 2020; Villar is Richest in the Country
Fifteen Filipinos are among the richest individuals on earth, according to the Forbes Billionaire’s List for 2020. At the top is former Senator Manny Villar (70 years old) who is at number 286 with a net worth of $5.6 billion, followed by ports king Enrique Razon, 60, at number 565 with $3.4 billion.
The late Henry Sy’s children Hans (64) and Herbert (63) Sy are in a 72-way tie at 1063 with $2 billion, followed by siblings Harley (60) and Henry Sy Jr., (67 ), and Alliance Global Corp. Chair Andrew Tan (67) along with 58 others at number 1135 with $1.9 billion each.