The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Health and Economic Indicators are Intertwined
Solid health and economic indicators have recently emerged to show that our country is bouncing back after a long battle with the pandemic.
On Civility and Death
I express my condolences to the Aquino family and the entire Filipino nation on the demise of former President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino, III who died and was buried last week. As I said in the statement I issued to the press, I admired the former President who was a political opponent in 2010 and a coalition partner in 2013. Many people couldn’t grasp this at that time. How could bitter rivals become allies? I guess some cannot understand that differences can be set aside for the greater good.
LGU Vaccine Tactics Working, but Local Execs can Do More
It is nice to see local government units competing against each other in the vaccination drive with positive results. Close to 9 million Filipinos so far have received at least one vaccine dose as of last week. But LGUs can do more and should sustain their aggressiveness to bring the Philippines nearer to its herd immunity objective.
News About MBV
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.