The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Catch-up Spending Pays Dividends
I have been saying that the Philippine economy is doing just fine despite the US-China trade war and the blip in the first and second quarters this year, when it merely expanded 5.5 percent.
A Gentle Warrior
In my 21 years in politics, I have met a lot of public servants who have dedicated their lives to the service of our people. I admired quite a number of politicians for their abilities, their passion, and their vision for the country. But there are three giants of Philippine politics who stand out even when compared to the best and the brightest — Joker Arroyo, Miriam Santiago, and, the subject of this column today, Nene Pimentel.
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.