On the occasion of Labor Day, Makati Business Club expresses our gratitude and respect to our countrymen and women in essential industries who are exposing themselves to risk during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Makati Business Club supports the measures the national and local governments are taking to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. We acknowledge their decisions have to take into account saving lives and at the same time preserving livelihoods, contending with our limited resources, and racing against the quickening spread of the virus. We acknowledge review and revision will be needed, including to ensure people can make a living or receive assistance, and food and other goods can move in a timely manner.

The undersigned organizations express full support to our dedicated public and private sector health workers and first-responders who serve at the frontlines of the battle agains the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic. We thank these dutiful men and women who work tirelessly in selfless anonymity to keep us safe, protected and informed, even as they […]