Updates

We, the undersigned business groups, reaffirm our strong support for the immediate implementation of RA 10354, the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 or the RH Law. We maintain our position that this health measure, which underwent more than 14 years of thorough deliberation and definitively passed by both chambers of Congress, reflects […]

It is a fact that traffic congestion has been costing the economy billions of pesos in lost revenues arising from decreased productivity. It is also a fact that the city of Manila is host to the country’s major ports, and that the efficient and least costly movement of goods through the city’s streets is essential […]

The Makati Business Club congratulates the Aquino administration and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) for the successful signing of the Annex on Normalization and Addendum on Bangsamoro Waters—the last of the four annexes leading towards a Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro. We join our countrymen and the international community in recognizing this noteworthy move […]

20 December 2013 – The Makati Business Club believes that the opportune moment for addressing the restrictive economic provisions of the Constitution regarding foreign land ownership and equity participation is now upon us. It is imperative that we take advantage of this narrow window of opportunity to finally amend the portions of the Constitution that can further […]

5 December 2013 -The Makati Business Club and the Management Association of the Philippines join concerned organizations and citizens in commending President Aquino for signing Executive Order No. 146, which delegates the President’s power to approve reclamation projects to the NEDA Board and essentially limits the Philippine Reclamation Authority’s role to processing, evaluating, and recommending […]