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Julian Felipe Reef is historically and by law undisputed Philippines territory, as was most clearly established in the 2016 ruling based on the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Seas. Our exclusive right over the Julian Felipe Reef carries with it the utilization of, and the obligation to protect, its economic benefits, such as its rich marine life and mineral deposits, for the well-being of each and every Filipino.

Two days following the signing of CREATE law, the Makati Business Club held “A User’s Guide to CREATE (Part 2)” featuring Atty. Alexander B. Cabrera, Chairman and Senior Partner at PwC Philippines. This is the second information session organized by MBC on the recent law.

The webinar, entitled Moving As One: Public Private Cooperation on Active Mobility, provided a platform for public-private engagement on building bicycle-friendly businesses and communities. Jointly organized by the Department of Health – Health Promotion Bureau (DOH – HPB), the Makati Business Club (MBC), and the Move As One Coalition, it featured segments from Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua, Assistant Secretary for Road Transport and Infrastructure Atty. Mark Steven Co Pastor, and DOH – HPB Director Dr. Beverly Lorraine Ho, as well as from transport and planning officers from the Cities of Pasig, Makati, and Manila: Mr. Anton Siy, Atty. Michael ‘Don’ Camina, and Arch. Dennis Lacuna, respectively.