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Business groups oppose 'highly divisive' anti-terror bill

Jun 05, 2020 - 11:04 PM

During the coronavirus pandemic, what the country needs is 'national unity' and not a bill that 'poses clear and present danger to human rights,' 8 business groups say in a joint statement

JUNK TERROR BILL. In this file photo, militant groups march from Philcoa to the UP Quezon Hall in Quezon City on June 3, 2020, to protest against the passing of House Bill No. 6875, also known as the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. File photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Business groups press Duterte for 'more substantial' economic plan vs virus

Jun 04, 2020 - 5:05 PM

Over 40 business groups call on the Philippine government to swiftly produce a law for economic recovery

Business groups 'appalled' as officials violate rules while Filipinos suffer

Jun 01, 2020 - 3:15 PM

The Makati Business Club and 8 other groups slam officials for breaking quarantine rules 'with impunity'

Business groups call for ABS-CBN franchise renewal

Feb 18, 2020 - 3:40 PM

(UPDATED) The business groups note the critical role of a free press in economic development

LIST: Business groups' wishes for 18th Congress

Jul 30, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Business groups submit their wish list to the 18th Congress, which includes reforms mostly on taxes, corporate structure and ownership, and government agencies

Like workers, business groups don't like anti-endo bill under Duterte

Jul 18, 2019 - 11:20 AM

Business groups make a last-minute appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the security of tenure bill. Labor groups earlier called the bill 'weak.'

Business groups support economic managers over federalism risks

Aug 13, 2018 - 2:20 PM

The groups 'echo the concerns of fiscal and economic experts about the ambiguous provisions on the division of revenue and expenditure responsibilities' under federalism

Economic managers DBM Sec. Benjamin Diokno (2nd-right), NEDA Sec. Ernesto Pernia (2nd-left), BSP Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo (right), DOF Sec. Carlos Dominguez (left) on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, during hearing on the proposed P3.8-trillion budget for 2019. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Meet Ramon Ang, Filipino billionaire and Duterte's friend

Jul 23, 2017 - 9:58 PM

As Ramon Ang aggressively expands his businesses he stays on the good side of President Rodrigo Duterte through his philanthropy and campaign donations

FRIEND. President Rodrigo Duterte (left) sees Ramon Ang (right), chief of San Miguel Corporation, as his fast friend

PH economy to march on despite political risks – Oxford Business Group

Jun 14, 2017 - 7:35 PM

Navigating the new world order and completing massive infrastructure projects are more crucial to economic momentum according to experts

DICT bill now on Aquino's desk

May 16, 2016 - 2:40 PM

By June 9 President Benigno Aquino III will have to decide whether he will veto or sign the bill creating the Department of Information and Communications Technology DICT

HURDLED. President Benigno Aquino III has 'a 30-day review period' to decide on whether he will veto or sign the bill

What's next for best-performing PH economy under Duterte admin?

May 13, 2016 - 4:04 PM

The new administration should spend directly on major infrastructure projects to build confidence and generate investor flows to ride on the current momentum says Oxford Business Group’s Managing director for Asia

Business: More work for Aquino post-SONA 2015

Jul 28, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Following Aquino s last State of the Nation Address the business community acknowledges his administration s achievements but cites areas of improvement – from delayed economic reforms to peace and stability

President Benigno Aquino III delivers his last SONA in the joint session during the 16th congress at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Monday, July 27, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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

SPELL OUT PLANS. Businessmen would rather hear President Benigno Aquino III’s future plans during his last SONA rather than his achievements. Illustration from Shutterstock

Business groups support Tax Incentives Act

May 31, 2015 - 8:58 PM

While praising the objective of the bill the coalition totaling more than 35 000 firms also suggests amendments

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

With 2 years left in his term, Aquino has more to do, biz groups say

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:42 PM

President Aquino’s 5th State of the Nation Address earns raves rants from business groups and a former Cabinet official

Sotto on RH law: No gain, all pain for PH

Mar 28, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Sotto says profit from contraceptives is the motivation behind the statement of business groups calling for implementation of the RH law

'NEDA board in best position to ok reclamation projects'

Dec 05, 2013 - 10:16 PM

Business groups hail the transfer of authority to approve reclamation projects from the Philippine Reclamation Authority to the NEDA board

TRANSFER. Business groups finds the transfer of authority to approve reclamation projects to NEDA board as commendable. . File Photo by Robert Viñas / Malacañang Photo Bureau

Biz groups to gov't: Enact more economic reform bills

Sep 12, 2013 - 10:45 AM

Business groups say the passage of bills on customs modernization and rationalization of fiscal incentives among others are crucial to sustaining economic growth

Coming together at Commune

Jul 19, 2013 - 2:00 PM

For this social media expert virtual connections were not enough

A PLACE FOR GATHERING. Rosario Juan encourages people to slow down, enjoy a cup of good coffee and form communities. Photo by Tonyo Cruz

EDC positive on growth

Mar 03, 2013 - 1:28 PM

The company expects steady revenue increase for the next 4 years despite suffering setbacks in two of its geothermal plants

MORE POWER. A new wind farm in Ilocos is coming in 2015. Photo by Michael Josh Villanueva