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Corona Pledges High Court\'s Help in Attracting Investors

August 11, 2011

Chief Justice Renato Corona on Thursday vowed to enforce judicial reforms in the Supreme Court (SC) that would be responsive to the needs of society and local and foreign investors. Read More

The Turanor Continues its Solar Circumnavigation

August 10, 2011

The Turanor continues its solar circumnavigation and called on the Philippines from Australia on its way to Hong Kong. Read More

JFC Presses For Trademark Protection Supports Accession To Madrid Protocol

August 10, 2011

The Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) has thrown its support behind moves for the country's accession to the "Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks" (Madrid Protocol) which protects trademarks of companies operating in the country. Read More

How To Attract Japanese Retirees

August 02, 2011

Ever since the Philippine Retirement Authority was put up during the Marcos Administration, I have heard talks of tapping the large population of Japanese senior citizens for our retirement villages. In fact, the very first retirement facility, Rose Princess, was put up in Cabuyao for Japanese retirees. Unfortunately, for decades, our retirement program degenerated into a visa selling affair. Read More

Foreign Capital, Professionals to Create More Jobs, Drive Growth

August 01, 2011

Excerpts from the Arangkada Philippines 2010, a joint publication of the Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines which was presented by Henry Schumacher, executive vice president of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, during the roundtable on structure reform at the University of Asia & the Pacific. Read More

BIR Said Missing the Point on Carriers Tax

July 26, 2011

Foreign Businesses are dissatisfied with a recent Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) circular that was supposed to ease the common carriers tax burden of foreign air and shipping lines saying it did not address their concern. Read More

VIPs Extol Cebu's Creative Industry

July 26, 2011

Several government leaders, corporate executives and prominent personalities lauded the first creative industries summit recently held in Cebu, saying that this will further propel Cebu's standing in global competitiveness maximize the skills and resourcefulness of Cebu's creative work pool, and serve as a model example for self-reliance and entrepreneurship in the country. Read More

Two to tango: Business groups pitch in with 'lntegrity Initiative'

July 25, 2011

Several private sector groups have stepped up efforts to help the government stamp out corruption this time attempting to lay down reward and penalty systems that directly affect a firm's costs and market access. Read More

2nd Philippine Energy Efficiency Forum 2011 (PEEF 2011) Report By IBC News

July 21, 2011

IBC 13 reports on the successful 2nd PEEF 2011, and how it supports the initiative of DOE in campaigning for an Energy Efficient Philippines. Read More

D.O.E. Wants To Legislate Energy Conservation

July 20, 2011

Switching off appliances when not in use, among other small energy conservation measures, could reduce the country's annual power consumption by 10 percent and result in savings that could go up to of P59 billion a year. Read More

ECCP, Gov\'t Campaign For Energy Efficiency

July 20, 2011

The government and the private sector on Tuesday pushed for energy efficiency and conservation measures to alleviate the country's tight power supply situation. Read More

ECCP Completes Companies Energy Audit

July 17, 2011

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) yesterday announced that it has completed the energy audit of 10 companies that were selected earlier in the year as part of its energy efficiency drive. Read More

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