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Richie rich Pinoy

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Richie rich Pinoy

Are we really a rich country pretending to be poor or a poor country pretending to be rich?

The Filipino people just had a glaring Forbes magazine’s listing of the top 40 personalities edging each other by the billions of dollars in assets minus the liabilities. The street Filipino folks simply can’t believe how these businessmen and entrepreneurs have amassed so much wealth primarily from the people themselves, including the have-nots. The top three billionaires and most of those on the list thrived on the ordinary coin purses of the ordinary consuming Filipino customers. SM Shoemart, Asia Brewery, Robinsons, McDonald’s, Jollibee, Ayala Malls, among others, are all consumer intensive products. In short, the poor consumers made them rich and we can take pride in that. However, 40 percent of our countrymen are living on mother hen’s scratching empty scratches.... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/commentary/item/929-richie-rich-pinoy

1 comment

Anonymous said...

nakakaloka. daming nagnanakaw at pumapatay na o kumakain na lang ng pagpag tapos nagpropaganda pang lending nation na daw tayo, rich nation. pati buong bansa, gagawing psychologically challenged by default nitong si BS Aquino, oo.

The "Pagpag" Legacy of the Yellow Administrations of the Philippines

http://jesusabernardo.newsvine.com/_news/2010/08/12/4873605-the-pagpag-legacy-of-the-yellow-administrations-of-the-philippines

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