7 November 2019 – Makati Business Club and the Philippines-U.S. Business Council bid farewell to U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim at a lunch in Raffles Hotel.
Makati Business Club notes with hope President Duterte’s offer and Vice President Robredo’s acceptance of the co-chairperson position in the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (IADC). MBC hopes the President and Vice President work together to strengthen the rule of law in the war on drugs and provide more rehabilitation, education, and other programs to curb drug abuse, which the business community is ready to support.
29 October 2019 – The Makati Business Club co-hosted a roundtable discussion on BlockChain Technology with Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. (SGV) at the Manila Peninsula.
The Makati Business Club assisted the Ongpin family in the re-launch of “Jaime V. Ongpin: The Enigma (The Profile of the Filipino as Manager)”, written 30 years ago by national artist Nick Joaquin. The event was held in Assumption College, Makati City, and gathered close family, friends and colleagues of the former Finance Secretary, who led the business sector against the Marcos regime and then tackled the debt and economic mess Mr. Marcos left behind.
Makati Business Club, Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX), Judicial Reform Initiative (JRI), and Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), paid tribute to retiring Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio in a joint a testimonial lunch.