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Mindanao Gets New Stimulus from Government
The government is not missing a beat in its efforts to help Mindanao. President Duterte and his Cabinet, true to their promise, are pouring it on in Mindanao in a bid to make the island more productive.
Miriam is Forever
Last June 15, my friend, the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, would have turned 74. We would have heard something witty from her about how she remained a beauty and her enemies looking fungus-faced. She was once quoted as saying that her ambition is more modest—“I desire only to be known as the Demi Moore of Philippine politics.” I think Demi has nothing on her.
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Manny Villar, Patay Na?
Siya ang pinakamayamang Pilipino. Purong Pilipino ha? the “brown taipan” ika nga, hindi Chinese Filipino o Spanish Filipino. Ayon sa Forbes Magazine, nadaig na niya sa dami ng kayamanan ang mga dating nangungunang Bilyunaryo sa Pinas.
Manny Villar’s Net Worth Surges by $1.6 Billion in 2021, According to Forbes
The rich just got richer—including the Philippines’ Manny Villar, who remains the country’s richest person.
This is according to Forbes, which released its annual billionaire list on Tuesday, April 6. The magazine reported the business tycoon’s net worth at $7.2 billion—an increase of $1.6 billion, compared to his reported $5.6 billion last year.
Manny Villar Remains Wealthiest Filipino in Forbes List, PH Now Has 17 Billionaires
Former lawmaker and real estate magnate Manny Villar is still the richest Filipino in the Forbes World's Billionaires List this 2021.
He is among the 17 Filipinos in the international publication's list, up from last year's 15. Forbes listed 2,755 billionaires worldwide this 2021, also higher from the 2,095 the year prior.