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Encouraging Economic Data Supports Reopening
There are definite signs that the economy is coming back to life. Encouraging economic data proves that we can reopen the economy while containing the pandemic at the same time through targeted lockdowns.
Build as We Test, Isolate, and Trace
Aside from the lives lost and the economic growth impeded, the COVID-19 pandemic has also disrupted the grand plans of the Duterte administration to usher in the “Golden Age” of Philippine infrastructure. “Build, Build, Build” was envisioned by President Rodrigo Duterte as a centerpiece program designed to address the huge infrastructure backlog in the country.
NCR and Calabarzon Should Reopen Further
WE should not have second thoughts on restarting the Philippine economy despite the spikes in Covid-19 cases. Limiting economic activities is no guarantee that the pandemic will slow down and go away. The virus is here to stay for a while until scientists discover a vaccine that will finally contain or eradicate it.
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.