The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
‘I Have the Conn’
It’s a brand new year and I feel very optimistic about the direction of our country. The first six months of the new government have shown that our new President is serious about implementing a plan to sustain our economic recovery.
A Resurgence of Optimism
In a few days, 2022 will end and we will welcome a fresh, new year. Many experts have expressed pessimism on the capacity of the country to achieve growth in 2023. They cited the risks to growth in the coming year, including inflation, hikes in interest rates — both of which are expected to dampen spending — and an expected slowdown in growth in advanced economies. There are certainly reasons to be pessimistic. But from where I stand, I think there are equally compelling reasons to expect a resurgence of optimism.
Philippines Survived an Eventful Year
What a year it was. We opened 2022 with alarm as Covid-19 cases in the country surged again with the Omicron variant becoming the dominant strain in January. The Russia-Ukraine war broke out in late February, disrupting the global chain supply and sending world oil and grain prices soaring.
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Manny Villar Among Forbes' 'Heroes of Philanthropy'
MANILA, Philippines — Billionaire businessman and former senator Manny Villar was hailed as one of Forbes Asia’s “Heroes of Philanthropy” for the year 2020, which highlighted outstanding 15 altruists in the Asia-Pacific region.
No Private Jets or Fancy Cars for Manny Villar – 5 Ways the Philippines’ Richest Man and Former Presidential Candidate Lives Modestly
Once an impoverished child who sold seafood, now the Filipino tycoon behind the Villar Group is worth US$5.6 billion through his interests in real estate, malls, hospitality and education – but he stills flies cabin, drives a Toyota and works remotely from a coffee shop.