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Sustained Infra Buildup
We laud the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for prioritizing infrastructure development to make up for the sluggish public spending that led to lower-than-expected gross domestic product growth in the second quarter.
Bump in the Road
The country received some sobering economic news last week. During the first quarter of the current year, the Philippines was able to sustain its economic recovery and expansion with a GDP growth of 6.4 percent, a growth rate that actually exceeded forecasts. But the second quarter data took the wind out of that recovery trajectory when the economy grew by 4.3 percent, the slowest since the first quarter of 2021 when the economy contracted 3.8 percent.
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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.