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Julian Felipe Reef is historically and by law undisputed Philippines territory, as was most clearly established in the 2016 ruling based on the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Seas. Our exclusive right over the Julian Felipe Reef carries with it the utilization of, and the obligation to protect, its economic benefits, such as its rich marine life and mineral deposits, for the well-being of each and every Filipino.

The shift of the public to the online platform for financial transactions grew in popularity because of modern technology and was further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Unfortunately, this shift gave rise to heightened activity by cyber criminals. As reported by Cybersecurity Ventures, the impact of cybercrime is expected to reach US$6 trillion in 2021 and rise to US$10.5 trillion annually by 2025.

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn 16 February 2021 MBC applauds the Supreme Court for settling the 2016 Vice Presidential election dispute, and doing so with rare unanimity. The decision removes a major source of unnecessary and damaging political uncertainty, confirms our electoral process, and strengthens the unity we […]

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn 26 January 2021 As the country enters a new year and there are positive developments on the¬† discovery and roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines, the undersigned business associations call on government to¬†maintain its focus on safe economic recovery. We support initiatives to liberalize the […]

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn 11 January 2020 The Makati Business Club has consistently and vigorously supported initiatives to introduce flexibility to the restrictive economic provisions embedded in our Constitution. We continue to support this initiative but we believe that introducing any charter change fifteen months before presidential […]