Europe-PH News

Renewable Energy Should Be National Initiative - Angara

December 15, 2011

At a forum organized by the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), Senator Edgardo J. Angara urged the government to consider programs that will deploy renewable energy (RE) technologies as national initiatives. Read More

Finance Dep\'t Open to Airline Tax Removal But Wants Congress to Guarantee New Revenues

December 15, 2011

ABOLITION of the common carriers tax will be supported by the Finance department but only if Congress passes a measure to offset the revenue losses. Read More

DOTC Aligns Projects with EU Backed Programs

December 15, 2011

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said part of the P500 billion capital expenditure in the next five years would be spent on projects that will be aligned with the European Commission's projects. Read More

260 Execs Attend ECCP Solar Forum

December 15, 2011

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) in cooperation with the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce Inc. and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit recently held solar energy forums in the country. Read More

Solar Energy Forum Held

December 06, 2011

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) together with the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH held the 1st Philippine German Solar Energy Forum in Makati City on November 21, 2011 and in Cebu City on November 24, 2011. Read More

Bills Lifting Taxes on Carriers Expedited

December 06, 2011

Congress aims to pass a measure that will lift taxes imposed on foreign carriers by the first half of next year, ranking officials of the two chambers said. Read More

DPWH Tackles Corruption Through Transparency

December 01, 2011

To lessen potential areas of corruption, Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson has ordered officials and employees of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to reveal family members and relatives transacting business with the agency. Read More

Losing Time

December 01, 2011

When people who have the money to move the country one way or the other sound the alarm, the government better pay attention -- close and fast. Read More

Crisis Driving Quality

November 25, 2011

Filipino brands, as with peers in much of Asia, are forced to become more competitive in terms of price and quality differntiation in response to more discriminating consumers looking for good deals amid the global economic crisis, a Singapore-based branding expert said in a lecture earlier this week. Read More

Arangkada Website Reaches 10K Hits

November 24, 2011

Just four months after its launch, the official Arangkada Philippines website has attracted over 10,000 hits from 87 countries around the world. Read More

Euro Chamber Backs Congress Move to Amend Constitution

November 22, 2011

The head of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines praised leaders of Congress for working on constitutional reforms but lamented that President Aquino was not prioritizing amending the 1987 Constitution that could boost the country's economic standing. Read More

PHL to be Showcased as Retirement Haven in Health Care Forum

November 22, 2011

The Philippines will be showcased as a retirement haven in a forum dubbed "The Sunrise Industry: Retirement Building Communities / Addressing Lifestyle Expectations" on November 23 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Makati City. Read More

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