The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Lower Inflation is Always a Boon to Consumers
A lower inflation gives us all the more reason to be optimistic this year. It means consumers get the most bang for their buck and are more confident to spend, which will eventually help the economy grow.
Democracy’s Ups and Downs (Part 2)
What accounts for the ups and downs of popular support for democracy? One would think that if a country has a strong democratic culture then preference toward democracy would at least be stable and consistent. Just for comparison, the Social Weather Stations pointed out that in Europe “except between late 2012 and 2013, satisfaction with the way democracy works has been 50 percent and above since May 1999.”
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.