Updates

2 May 2012 – The Makati Business Club welcomes the initiative to reform excise taxes on tobacco and alcohol products, which would allow the government to optimize its revenue potential and create a strong disincentive for excessive tobacco and alcohol use. We especially support the restructuring of the excise tax system from a multi-tiered structure to […]

29 February 2012 – All public officials are accountable to the people. This is especially true for those occupying high positions. To ensure that the highest officials are accountable and worthy of the people’s trust, the Constitution provides for an impeachment process. In the case of Chief Justice Renato Corona, serious questions have been raised on […]

18 January 2012 – The Makati Business Club wishes to make the following statements on the on-going Corona impeachment process: 1. MBC has been most supportive of and will continue to support the resolve of the Aquino Administration to tread the straight and narrow path of the “daang matuwid” and bring to justice those responsible […]

13 January 2012 – The Makati Business Club applauds the pronouncement of Malacañang that President Benigno S. Aquino III has approved the Administration’s version of the freedom of information (FOI) bill. The measure guarantees the constitutional provisions on citizens’ right to information and the state policy of full public disclosure of all government transactions on […]