Updates

30 October 2013 – Over the last few months, the Filipino people stood witness to the unfolding controversy regarding the mismanagement of public funds. Driven by outrage, a familiar call once again resonated: end corruption, hold the guilty accountable, and instill integrity in governance. The Makati Business Club stands with our fellow Filipinos in expressing our […]

23 August 2013 – Echoing the call made in 2010, the people have again made their voices heard: ensure greater accountability and transparency in government. We strongly believe that the Constitution is clear in declaring that public office is a public trust, and that funds entrusted to these elected representatives must be used with utmost prudence. Although […]

18 August 2013 – On May 2010, the Filipino people made a collective decision to place the Philippines on the straight path towards greater transparency and accountability. In this light, we express our grave concern over the alleged P10 billion Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam, implicating a number of our senators and congressmen, and supposedly […]

30 May 2013 – MBC commends the Aquino administration for the continued very strong performance of the Philippine economy, again surpassing expectations. We note that the 7.8% first quarter GDP growth is the highest since the second quarter of 2010, the third consecutive quarter of greater than 7% GDP growth, and the fastest in Asia for […]

24 May 2013 – The anti-corruption agenda of the President has proven to be the key to unleashing the Philippines’ potential to attract the right kind of investors, hastening economic progress, and restoring confidence and pride amongst Filipinos. However, rampant smuggling into the country continues to be a bane to the government and to our […]