Philippines-Malaysia Business Council


Philippine President Fidel Ramos and Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad were on hand to witness the launch of the Philippines-Malaysia Business Council on 23 November 1996 during the APEC Business Forum in Manila.

The Council’s objectives are to identify and develop areas of cooperation between both countries’ private sectors; to encourage and develop further investment in both the Philippines and Malaysia; to encourage and develop trade links between both countries; to encourage joint exploration of business opportunities in third countries; to identify business opportunities, particularly at the level of small- and medium-sized enterprises; and to enhance networking, contacts, and exchange of information between the private sectors of both countries.


Ramon S. Ang, Chairman
President and COO, San Miguel Corporation

Rey Maria Chumacera
Country Head, GHL Systems Philippines

Simon Loh
Chairman, GHL Systems Philippines

Kanagaraj Lorenz
Group CEO, GHL Systems Philippines

Cirilo P. Noel
Chairman and Managing Partner, SGV & Co.

Manuel V. Pangilinan
Chairman, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co.

Oscar S. Reyes
President and CEO, Manila Electric Co.

Cirilo P. Noel
Chairman and Managing Partnner, SGV & Co.


Elizabeth A. Bautista
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