Statements

16 December 2010 – The observance of the International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9 continues this week with the official launch today of the Integrity Initiative project of the private sector, led by the Makati Business Club (MBC) and European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) in a press conference at the Makati Shangri-La […]

16 December 2010 – The Makati Business Club lauds and congratulates the Aquino government’s finance team, led by Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima, for its recent successful bond swap whereby nearly P200 billion of the country’s old debts were exchanged for new 10- and 25-year bonds. Investors’ willingness to accept the longer-dated debt papers clearly […]

26 October 2010 – We strongly believe government must encourage responsible parenthood and promote family planning as a direct strategy for poverty reduction and maternal and child healthcare. The active role envisioned for government in the promotion of family planning is in keeping with the expressed desire of a significant majority of Filipinos as manifested […]

25 June 2010 – Today, the Philippines formally becomes the 70th contracting party to the International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures, also known as the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC), as the Philippine delegation to the Annual World Customs Organization Council Session in Brussels, Belgium, is scheduled to transmit the country’s Instrument […]