One hundred three budding entrepreneurs receive zero interest loan assistance from the local government of Muntinlupa on August 5. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi leads the distribution of loan assistance amounting to P2.16-M to Tulong Negosyo beneficiaries under the Joint Resource Financing Program. Muntipreneurs receive cash assistance from P2,000 to P150,000. The local government extends its support to MSMEs in the city. Muntinlupa is hailed the Most Business-Friendly LGU by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2017 and 2018.