Statements

25 April 2010 – With a strong sense of urgency, we, concerned citizens of the Philippines, respectfully request that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) consider our proposal for a simplified parallel manual count as a means to guarantee the credibility of the May 10 national elections.

11 February 2010 – We, the members of the business community, are dismayed and gravely concerned at the Commission on Elections’ denial of the joint petition of the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) and CBCP-NASSA for accreditation as citizens’ arm in the May 10 elections. This development is very alarming, given the crucial […]

15 December 2009 – The Makati Business Club strongly objects to Joint Resolution No. 50 introduced by Rep. Danilo Suarez (3rd District, Quezon), which authorizes the Bureau of Internal Revenue to collect 10% of gross sales/receipts of all large taxpayers as advance payment for taxes for the next two years. The resolution is grossly unfair […]