18 October 2019 – 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. MBC Trustee Ramon Del Rosario praised Justice Carpio for […]
The Philippines slid 8 places to 64th out of 141 countries, from last year’s 56th spot in the 2019 Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum. This was due to its global competitiveness score dropping by 0.3, from 62.1 to 61.9 this year while other countries improved their scores. It also dropped to 6th from 5th among nine covered ASEAN countries due to the significant improvement in the scores of Brunei.
September 2 — The Makati Business Club hosted a Digital Economy Roundtable, entitled “Roadmap for Innovation: Mapping Opportunities in the Philippine Digital Economy”, as the third installment of the MBC Integrity Series in partnership with the British Embassy Manila.
As trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies continue to escalate, the Makati Business Club and the Philippines-U.S. Business Council hosted Kellie Meiman Hock, Managing Partner at McLarty Associates, as a guest speaker for a roundtable discussion on the ongoing U.S.-China Trade War.
Celebrating 72 years of strong bilateral relations between France and the Philippines, the Makati Business Club and the Philippines-France Business Council, in collaboration with the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, welcomed an inbound mission from France led by MEDEF International at a joint networking lunch and business dialogue.