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Robredo: Relocation sites in Bulacan to have potable water soon

Feb 16, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The Office of the Vice President signs a memorandum of agreement with Maynilad and local water providers to ensure water supply for housing sites in Norzagaray, Pandi, and Bocaue

Robredo: Relocation sites in Bulacan to have potable water soon

Makati Business Club denounces Marcos burial

Nov 21, 2016 - 5:50 PM

'This event will make it difficult to impart the right lessons to future generations regarding a dark period in our history,' says one of the country's largest business groups

Makati Business Club denounces Marcos burial

Makati Business Club: Yes to strong China ties, but maintain US alliance

Oct 25, 2016 - 5:20 PM

The Philippines' premier business group welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China, but emphasizes that it should not come at the expense of the United States

Makati Business Club: Yes to strong China ties, but maintain US alliance

UK trade envoy: Brexit opens door to new era of trade with PH

Aug 27, 2016 - 12:59 PM

Richard Graham MP, Prime Minister Theresa May's handpicked trade envoy to the Philippines, says negative perceptions on extrajudicial killings in the Philippines are unlikely to affect potential UK investments

UK trade envoy: Brexit opens door to new era of trade with PH

Businessmen bare reforms, Cabinet wish list for Duterte

May 10, 2016 - 3:45 PM

The mood changes the day after elections, with local businessmen and industry leaders welcoming and expressing support for presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte

Businessmen bare reforms, Cabinet wish list for Duterte

Philippine economy ready for any president

May 04, 2016 - 2:56 PM

(UPDATED) Inheriting a strong balance sheet and investment grade ratings, the economy will continue to rise among neighbors, local businessmen and industry leaders say

Philippine economy ready for any president

Duterte causing market jitters

May 03, 2016 - 5:43 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange index falls for the 5th consecutive day on Tuesday, a stretch that began after Duterte made a speech before top business leaders in which he joked about his penis and vowed to pardon himself for mass murder

Duterte causing market jitters

Duterte to ‘unimpressed’ businessmen: I will hire economic minds

May 03, 2016 - 3:22 PM

The Davao City mayor reminds businessmen he is willing to copy the best programs of the Aquino administration and even those proposed by rival presidential bets

Duterte to ‘unimpressed’ businessmen: I will hire economic minds

Duterte 'lacked substance' in Makati business forum

Apr 27, 2016 - 10:47 PM

The presidential bet explains his platform on crime, education, and health but leaves top businessmen with questions about his economic policies

Duterte 'lacked substance' in Makati business forum

Despite polls, business execs optimistic about 2016

Apr 07, 2016 - 8:11 PM

A Makati Business Club survey of top businessmen shows that the majority believe economic growth will be better than in 2015

Despite polls, business execs optimistic about 2016

Roxas woos businessmen: 'Best is yet to come' for PH

Mar 30, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Administration candidate Mar Roxas, an investment banker before entering politics, outlines his economic plans to sustain the Philippines' economic growth before the country's top business leaders and executives

Roxas woos businessmen: 'Best is yet to come' for PH

After Bangladesh bank heist, Poe calls for bank disclosures in PH

Mar 17, 2016 - 7:00 AM

'It's not a question of whether we should lift the Bank Secrecy Law. It's a matter of when we're going to do it,' says the presidential candidate

After Bangladesh bank heist, Poe calls for bank disclosures in PH

Poe to push for changes in Constitution's economic provisions

Mar 16, 2016 - 9:45 PM

If elected, Grace Poe says Constitutional amendment will be part of her agenda during her first month in office

Poe to push for changes in Constitution's economic provisions

Grace Poe talks about economy with Makati businessmen

Mar 16, 2016 - 9:16 PM

The presidential candidate tells businessmen the Philippines must sell to the world, not just to the domestic market

Grace Poe talks about economy with Makati businessmen

Who's not welcome in 'President' Grace Poe's Cabinet?

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:11 PM

(UPDATED) In a dialogue with the Makati Business Club, she names at least 3 agencies where she will not keep President Aquino's appointees

Who's not welcome in 'President' Grace Poe's Cabinet?

Balisacan's challenge: Can he fight vested interests?

Jan 27, 2016 - 8:30 AM

As chairman of the new Philippine Competition Commission, Balisacan has to guard against predatory tactics by large companies and fend off entrenched special interests

Balisacan's challenge: Can he fight vested interests?

Business to wait for next administration for new fiscal incentives

Oct 19, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The head of the Makati Business Club says rushing the legislation of the fiscal incentives bill might risk the country's competitiveness

Business to wait for next administration for new fiscal incentives

PH climbs 5 notches in WEF competitiveness rankings

Sep 30, 2015 - 6:22 PM

(UPDATED) Since the start of the Aquino administration, the Philippines has moved up a total of 38 places, from 85 in the 2010-2011 report to 47 in the latest one

PH climbs 5 notches in WEF competitiveness rankings

Second half will be better – economists

Aug 27, 2015 - 8:25 PM

The Philippine economy will pick up steam due to the expected surge in OFW remittances, more infra projects and early spending for the 2016 polls

Second half will be better – economists

Is Chiz Escudero weighing down Grace Poe's chances in 2016?

Aug 18, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Brian Llamanzares, Senator Grace Poe's son, says his mother 'has proven that she keeps her friends close but keeps the people’s interest closer'

Is Chiz Escudero weighing down Grace Poe's chances in 2016?

BSP best performer in gov’t; OVP worst – MBC poll

Aug 13, 2015 - 5:24 PM

(UPDATED) The Office of the Vice President suffers the steepest drop in performance ranking among agencies and offices included in the Makati Business Club survey – to 64th or last place in 2015, from 33rd in 2014

BSP best performer in gov’t; OVP worst – MBC poll

What businessmen want to hear from Aquino's final SONA

Jul 25, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Business leaders weigh in on what they consider the biggest success and failure of the Aquino administration, with less than a year to go before a new leadership steps in

What businessmen want to hear from Aquino's final SONA

Oxford Business Group: PH has exciting growth story

May 07, 2015 - 6:52 PM

OBG says investors are increasingly attracted to the Philippines and ASEAN, and push regional finance structures to further growth

Oxford Business Group: PH has exciting growth story

Makati Business Club to Congress: Don't dilute BBL

Mar 28, 2015 - 9:55 AM

Various sectors reiterate their support for the peace process on the anniversary of the signing of the accord between the government and rebel group Moro Islamic Liberation Front

Makati Business Club to Congress: Don't dilute BBL

A post-Yolanda project that caught the French president's eye

Mar 01, 2015 - 6:03 PM

A housing project for the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) led by French businesses in the Philippines catches the attention of the French president

A post-Yolanda project that caught the French president's eye

Papal visit a gift to PH, business community says

Jan 17, 2015 - 10:56 AM

The business community says potential losses over the holidays are nothing compared to the grace and blessings that Pope Francis brings to the country

Papal visit a gift to PH, business community says

Business losses: Papal visit's unintended consequences

Jan 11, 2015 - 2:47 PM

Malacañang’s idea to declare a holiday when Pope Francis visits the Philippines has an unintended consequence to the business sector

Business losses: Papal visit's unintended consequences

Business groups to participate in energy reserve program

Sep 14, 2014 - 8:49 PM

Senator Serge Osmeña says the President may no longer need emergency powers to solve the looming power crisis if the Interruptible Load Program becomes successful

EO to promote gov't support for ethical businesses pushed anew

Sep 08, 2014 - 11:13 AM

The Integrity Initiative renews calls for President Benigno Aquino III to issue an executive order enabling government agencies to require contractors to sign the integrity pledge

EO to promote gov't support for ethical businesses pushed anew

Certification for ‘ethical’ businesses to roll out this year

Aug 23, 2014 - 11:15 AM

Integrity Initiative says a certification system is needed to recognize “clean” companies in an absence of global standards for doing ethical business

Certification for ‘ethical’ businesses to roll out this year

Biz execs: BSP is best-performing gov’t agency, Senate worst

Aug 11, 2014 - 3:07 PM

The Makati Business Club asks its members if they are satisfied with the performance of 62 government agencies in 2014

Biz execs: BSP is best-performing gov’t agency, Senate worst

Businessmen’s SONA 'wishes'

Jul 27, 2014 - 5:01 PM

As President Aquino delivers his 5th SONA on July 28, businessmen say their top 3 wishes are improved competitiveness, increased foreign direct investments, and more jobs

Businessmen’s SONA 'wishes'

Bizmen on Mindanao's dev't: We must do our part

Mar 27, 2014 - 9:03 PM

The Makati Business Club calls on their fellow businessmen to participate in the development of Mindanao's economy following the signing of the historic MIF peace pact

Bizmen on Mindanao's dev't: We must do our part

Business groups press RH law implementation

Mar 25, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Business groups reaffirm their support for the immediate implementation of the RH law as the SC prepares to rule on it

Business groups press RH law implementation

Semiconductor firms: Truck ban, power rate hike threats to growth

Feb 27, 2014 - 9:01 PM

Rising power costs and Manila's truck ban threaten any possible modest growth for the semiconductor industry this year, notes SEIPI

Semiconductor firms: Truck ban, power rate hike threats to growth

Big businesses urged to join #ScrapPork protest

Sep 30, 2013 - 8:12 PM

Big businesses have a stake in the pork barrel scandal, but where do they stand?

Big businesses urged to join #ScrapPork protest

FOI by 2016? We will surprise senators, House says

Sep 30, 2013 - 6:07 PM

The House Speaker is in favor of the concept of right of reply – which media practitioners have opposed – but says it should be proposed as a separate bill

FOI by 2016? We will surprise senators, House says

P10M for solons after Corona trial – Speaker

Sep 30, 2013 - 5:17 PM

But Belmonte says there's nothing irregular with the releases, which came from DPWH savings, and given to congressmen 3 months after the Chief Justice's conviction

P10M for solons after Corona trial – Speaker

'Pass FOI bill to stop PDAF misuse'

Aug 18, 2013 - 1:56 PM

The Makati Business Club (MBC) and the Coalition Against Corruption (CAC) condemns the 'system diversion' of pork barrel

'Pass FOI bill to stop PDAF misuse'

Biz groups slam CA in smuggling case

May 24, 2013 - 12:30 PM

Two influential business groups slam the Court of Appeals for intervening in the smuggling case the government has filed against Phoenix Petroleum

Biz groups slam CA in smuggling case

91% favor Charter change - MBC survey

Mar 20, 2013 - 12:59 PM

91% of the Filipino and foreigner businessmen are in favor of initiating amendments to the economic provisions of the Constitution

Int'l, business communities laud peace deal

Oct 15, 2012 - 4:06 PM

The international and business communities laud the signing of the Framework Agreement as a historic step toward peace in Mindanao

Int'l, business communities laud peace deal

Business group welcomes Sereno appointment

Aug 25, 2012 - 5:17 PM

The Makati Business Club backs the appointment of new Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, who it describes as 'morally upright'

Biz group: tackle Cha-cha after 2013 polls

Aug 02, 2012 - 4:56 PM

The influential Makati Business Club (MBC) said amendments to the Constitution are best pursued "right after the 2013 elections" because there are other pending legislation that are more urgent

Integrity Initiative needs more government support

Jul 05, 2012 - 3:09 PM

The backers of the Initiative say they need more support from government and more private signatories

Integrity Initiative needs more government support

Talk the walk

Jul 05, 2012 - 2:45 PM

When did we become endemically corrupt as a nation? The point when enough people took enough small steps to make it that way.

Talk the walk

Business groups support Palace-backed sin tax reforms

May 07, 2012 - 12:39 PM

Private business groups expressed support on a pending legislation reforming the sin tax structure on alcohol and tobacco products

McDonalds, Jollibee urged to provide 'toilet for tourists'

Mar 29, 2012 - 2:22 PM

After a public campaign to join in promoting the new country brand "It's More Fun In The Philippines" on social media and beyond, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez is turning to private companies to provide tourists access to toilets

Corona trial not hurting economy, businessmen say

Mar 13, 2012 - 8:14 PM

Philippine businessmen say impeaching the Chief Justice is boosting business confidence or, at the very least, not hurting it

Corona trial not hurting economy, businessmen say

Survey: 61% of companies hiring more in 2012

Mar 13, 2012 - 2:40 PM

A survey among members of influential business group Makati Business Club (MBC) showed a generally upbeat outlook on the Philippines economy this 2012.