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More Filipinos SavedFrom Poverty
The steady economic growth in the Philippines over the past three years lifted thousands of Filipinos out of poverty. This to me is a validation that we are on the right track toward our goal of becoming an upper-middle-income economy soon.
April 9 is Day of Valor. It is more poetic in Filipino, “Araw ng Kagitingan.” It is sometimes called Bataan Day. Unfortunately, our commemoration of this important day has been reduced to thinking of it as a day of rest or vacation since it is a non-working holiday. Well, it’s good for local tourism and the economy but bad for our collective memory.
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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.