• ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION on the Bangsamoro Basic Law and the Peace Process

  • ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON TRAIN PACKAGE 2 with USEC. KARL KENDRICK CHUA

  • ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON FEDERALISM USABC

  • The forum for constructive ideas

  • ANC Presents: The Makati Business Club Story

    ANC Presents: The Business of Nation Building The Makati Business Club Story on Tuesday, February 13, 8pm exclusively at the ABS-CBN News Channel

Highlights

  • ‘Design Sprints’ for better governance

    Have you ever been frustrated by the manual process of filing for any government permit? You usually have to fill out multiple forms, line up in various offices or even commute from one office to another, and wait for some time.

    One of the challenges we’ve faced in the Ease of Doing Business project was developing technology solutions quickly. For a variety of reasons, we couldn’t get government agencies to move fast enough. Procurement processes took too long, or procedures for obtaining licenses and permits could not be simplified. In the meantime, entrepreneurs and investors suffered through the manual procedures.

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  • Business lessons from the Boston Marathon

    By: Rizalina G. Mantaring

    The Boston Marathon this year was historic for many reasons, starting with arguably the worst weather conditions in memory.

    Boston was hit by the storm that had been moving through the east coast, and I ran in the worst conditions I had ever run in. Rain was pouring throughout the course, strong headwinds pushed us back, and it was freezing.

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  • EMPOWERING WOMEN FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

    By: Julia Abad

    The future of “work” has become more than just a buzzword, and is now a focal topic of discussion in several international fora. To contextualize this point: Google recently introduced a new product being developed, “Google Duplex,” where it was revealed that the company’s Artificial Intelligence technology could eventually make phone calls and engage in conversations on our behalf, and eventually reach a wider base of consumers and businesses and streamline processes.

    No question about it, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is happening and is transforming human activities. This could eventually change the face of the workplace and affect our workforce. In particular, these changes, and the prevailing outlook on women’s contributions in the workplace, be it positive or negative, are factors that may affect the very work foundation we are all accustomed to.

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  • ‘Design Sprints’ for better governance
  • Business lessons from the Boston Marathon
  • EMPOWERING WOMEN FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

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MBC, AMCHAM, PH-US BUSINESS COUNCIL MEET YOUNG FILIPINO LEADERS FROM THE UNITED STATES

MBC, AMCHAM, PH-US BUSINESS COUNCIL MEET YOUNG FILIPINO LEADERS FROM THE UNITED STATES

As part of its mission to build stronger people-to-people ties between the Philippines and the United States, the Philippines-United States Business Council, supported by the American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines and the Makati Business Club, hosted a lunch reception for the Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO).

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WELCOME REMARKS DELIVERED BY MBC CHAIRMAN, EDGAR CHUA, DURING THE OCTOBER 17TH MBC GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING ON THE TOPIC PHILIPPINE COMPETITIVENESS

WELCOME REMARKS DELIVERED BY MBC CHAIRMAN, EDGAR CHUA, DURING THE OCTOBER 17TH MBC GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING ON THE TOPIC PHILIPPINE COMPETITIVENESS

Our honourable guests, Ms. Lilia De Lima, Undersecretary Nora Terrado, and Atty. Perry Pe, Fellow members and guests of the Makati Business Club, Friends from the media, Ladies and gentlemen, Good afternoon and welcome.

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PH REGAINS 5TH SPOT IN ASEAN, REMAINS COMPETITIVE GLOBALLY

October 17, 2018 - The Philippines remains globally competitive - ranked 56th out of 140countries - and regains its ranking as 5th most competitive economy (out of 9 countries covered) within the ASEAN , as reported by the World Economic Forum in its latest Global Competitiveness Report.

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The importance of Apec to PH

The importance of Apec to PH

By: Guillermo M. Luz I have just returned from New Zealand where I attended the first meeting in 2018 of the Apec Business Advisory Council (Abac). We meet quarterly to discuss policies and programs recommended by the business community.

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