Statements

  • Business Groups Statement on Julian Felipe Reef Issue

    Business Groups Statement on Julian Felipe Reef Issue

    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, …
  • Joint Statement on Cyber Security in the Financial System

    Joint Statement on Cyber Security in the Financial System

    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 …
  • MBC Statement on SC Decision on 2016 VP Election Dispute

    MBC Statement on SC Decision on 2016 VP Election Dispute

    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, …
  • Joint Statement for Unity on COVID and Recovery, Against Charter Change At This Time

    Joint Statement for Unity on COVID and Recovery, Against Charter Change At This Time

    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 …
  • STATEMENT ON NEED TO BE TOTALLY UNITED ON COVID, NOT DIVIDED BY CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGE

    STATEMENT ON NEED TO BE TOTALLY UNITED ON COVID, NOT DIVIDED BY CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGE

    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 …