“History Builds the Future: Vision 2030”

By 2030, Shame No More!?

Per Capita GDP ASEAN Ranking:

In the 1960’s, the Philippines was NUMBER (1) on top of ASEAN;

In the 1970’s, the Philippines was NUMBER THREE (3), behind Singapore and Malaysia;

In 2016, the Philippines is now NUMBER (5), behind Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

SHAME ON US!

Hopefully the Five Pillars as a GUIDING VISION, the Philippines will LEAP FROG and catch up / overtake our ASEAN neighbours

 

I. The Filipino and Education

“TOP OF THE WORLD”

A). Every Filipino has access to the best education in academics, technology, engineering, universal moral values, good manners and right conduct, and implicative thinking; and be tri-lingual: fluent in CORRECT English and CORRECT Tagalog plus another language/dialect.

B). Every Filipino must be among the best in the world in at least one profession, one skill, or one talent, with at least a High School K-12 education, and college and post-college graduates comprising 25% of the population.

C). Every Filipino must have ingrained patriotism and integrity, Filipino values balanced with universal values, and carries himself with good manners and dignified respect.

 

II. Philippine Government

“SHAME NO MORE”

A). The best, the brightest, the most honest and dedicated of the citizenry are serving in the government, by an enabling mechanism in place.

B). The mining of natural resources are given only to companies that will set up factories that use said natural resources in the manufacturing of end-products within the country. This needs a paradigm shift in our thinking and our laws.

 

III. Infrastructure and Environment

“HEAVEN ON EARTH”

A). Philippine Infrastructure must be comparable with the best in the world with disaster prevention features against earthquakes and flooding, and are user friendly.  Public vehicles load and unload not on the roads, but rather on designated areas away from the roads and sidewalks, and are dispatched sequentially and not simultaneously.

B). All that comprises the Environment must be fit for a healthy and pleasing quality of life comparable to the best in the world, where God-given attractions are preserved and properly maintained and their development for tourism and other uses be controlled / subjected to capacity limits.

C). The geographic uniqueness of the country i.e. its many islands and being in an earthquake prone area, and subject to typhoons—be used as an advantage  To create the best airports, seaports, highways and ICT to seamlessly connect the many islands, integrating unique modern technologies and engineering to build disaster-proof infrastructure with proper spaces and spacing, and disaster recovery preparedness.

IV. Philippine Businesses

“GLOBAL CONQUERORS”

A). Philippine-owned businesses (at least 51%  or per the Constitution, truly Filipino-owned) are dominant in market share and revenues, in businesses of national and substantive importance and are operating globally.

B). Philippine-made products and services should be Philippine-branded and exported worldwide with Philippine-owned brand names.

C). Majority of Filipinos own equity in companies and earn honest dividends with an expanded inclusive Stock Exchange

D). Philippine-based companies are leaders in software engineering and hardware manufacturing of industries that will connect our Islands:

             1. Short haul sea crafts

             2. Short haul aircrafts

             3. Information and Communication Technologies

 

V.  The Economy

“NOT JUST COCOBANANAS”

A). An economy that uses its minerals and natural resources as inputs to value-added manufacturing of end products within the country.

B). A diverse economy, self sufficient in food, creating wealth from manufacturing, niche upstream services, tourism, and intellectual property.

C). An economy effectively controlled competitively by Filipinos (at least 51% in sales or outlets, in critically important areas of the economy, while being open to foreign participation/competition.

D). The Philippine economy is among the Top 50% of  countries worldwide in GDP per capita, GHI-Gross Happiness Index, and other global standards on poverty and well-being.