The Mindset of an Entrepreneur
Road to New Normal Will be Slow But Sure
There is no quick fix to our battered economy as we reopen it. The road to the new normal and economic recovery will be long and slow but sure, as it is with the rest of the world.
Fighting to Survive
Almost two and a half months into the lockdown brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, we continue to focus on the daily announcements of new COVID-19 cases by the Department of Health (DOH). Understandably so because we need to focus on the health of our people. We want fewer afflictions and more recoveries.
Commuting in the Age of the Coronavirus
Last May 16, government authorities began a gradual transition to reopening some economic and social activities in selected areas of the country. As I wrote in previous columns, this is something that we need to do: an incremental lifting of some restrictions stifling the economy and the livelihood of our people, at the same time crafting and implementing protocols in order to prevent a second wave of infections.
News About MBV
Manny Villar is On His Way to Building a Million Filipino Homes
I have always said I would like to be the man who has built the biggest number of houses for our people. I want to build a million homes. I’m already close to it. I’ve always believed in housing, shelter is very important.
The King of Our Home
Manuel B. Villar, Jr., the rags-to-riches billionaire, is many things to many people—a politician, one-time presidential aspirant, real estate and retail tycoon, kingmaker and so much more but to his three children—Vista Land president Manuel Paolo Villar, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar and Las Piñas Rep. Camille Villar, he is, more than anything else, the king of their home, the best father they could ever have.
Manny Villar: At Home in His Empire
Tycoon Manuel B. Villar, Jr. is undoubtedly one of the fathers of the Philippine property industry.
But he stands out because his is an empire he himself built from scratch or to put in more specifically, out of a single red truck for gravel and sand. Indeed, he didn’t have a head start because he was not a second generation builder.