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PVP

It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

I was certainly swept off to the Makati Business Club without my realizing it. Without my ever imagining that I could take on the role in January 2011, when the then chair, Ramon del Rosario, asked me to fill the big shoes of Bill Luz and Bertie Lim.

InclusiveBusiness

By: Peter Angelo V. Perfecto

When I was asked to write a message last year for a Board of Investments publication that aimed to document and encourage inclusive business awareness and engagement among companies in the Philippines, I zeroed in on the significantly substantial role that the private sector can play in making poverty alleviation its business, too. I am sharing my message in the hope that more will better appreciate how the business community can and must do its part.

ABAC

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.

rSdrk-kU

By: Edgar O. Chua 27 January 2018 – Early this week, the Makati Business Club, the Management Association of the Philippines, and the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines issued a joint statement regarding the proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution. The three groups stressed that any constitutional amendments should be, at this time, focused on […]

snopes

By: Jose Cuisia Jr. 20 January 2018 – I was flabbergasted when I read presidential spokesperson Harry Roque’s statement during a Malacañang press conference last Dec. 19 that the Philippine government had withdrawn its application for a Second Compact with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) for the reason that the Duterte administration needed to focus on the […]