Europe-PH News

Departments Said To Require Suppliers to Sign Up With Private Anti-corruption Drive

April 15, 2011

THE DEPARTMENTS of Education (DepEd) and of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will require bidders wanting to provide supplies and services to first sign up with a private sector anti-corruption drive, an official of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) said in a briefing on Wednesday. Read More

'Arangkada' Gains Noted But Much Still Has To Be Done -- Joint Foreign Chambers

April 11, 2011

THE AQUINO GOVERNMENT is moving to address issues that have held back growth but a great deal still needs to be done, monitoring by the Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines (JFC) has showed. Read More

PRSP Joins Integrity Initiative

April 08, 2011

The Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) recently signed the Integrity Pledge. Witnessed by PRSP members and guests, PRSP president Butch Raquel signed the Integrity Pledge in their first general membership meeting for the year last 25 March. The PRSP now joins over 500 other companies and associations who have taken the cause of integrity. In signing the Integrity Pledge, PRSP became part of the Integrity Initiative, which seeks to promote transparency and ethics in business. Read More

Retirement Summit Slated

April 08, 2011

In a bid to promote the country as a prime retirement haven, the Retirement and Healthcare Coalition (RHC) together with the Philippine Retirement Authority will hold the 1st Retirement Healthcare Summit on April 12 at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City. Read More

European Businessmen\'s Group Teams Up with Locals to Enhance PHL Retirement Industry

April 01, 2011

THE European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) and the Philippine Retirement Industry (PRI) are pushing for the inclusion of retirement villages in the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) program. They noted that there are several pieces of government property that are idle and can be readily developed by the private sector into world-class retirement facilities. Read More

Foreign Chambers of Commerce Members Visit Supreme Court

March 31, 2011

Members of the Foreign Chambers of Commerce pose with Chief Justice Renato C. Corona during a courtesy call on the chief magistrate on March 17, 2011, at the Dignitaries' Lounge. Read More

Retirement & Healthcare Summit Planned in PHL

March 31, 2011

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) and the Retirement and Healthcare Coalition (RHC) will hold the 1st Retirement & Healthcare Summit in order to promote the country as an attractive retirement destination. The project will be in partnership with the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA). More than 120 domestic and international companies are expected to participate in the summit. Read More

ACM Celebrates 15th Year

March 24, 2011

The Applied Corporate Management (ACM) of De La University College of Business, commenced its 15th anniversary celebration by gathering DLSU administrators, industry partners, and ACM alumni and students in a fun filled event at the Top Shelf, Global City on March 19. Read More

Foreign Chambers Urge Abolition of Aviation Taxes

March 23, 2011

The Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) has called on government to remove excessive taxes on the aviation industry. A joint statement by the seven foreign chambers tagged the common carriers tax and the gross Philippine billings tax as barriers to full development of the country's tourism industry as they also deter new investments in the airline sector. Read More

ECCP Says Labor Dep't Taking Steps to Address Business Worries

March 22, 2011

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has crafted several measures to address some of the labor concerns raised by business according to the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP). Read More

Traders Rush Open Access in Power Sector

March 14, 2011

BUSINESSMEN have asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to fast track the implementation of open access and retail competition. Read More

ECCP Supports Government Decision Not to Impose Price Controls

March 11, 2011

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) said yesterday the government should not implement any form of price control because it will only worsen the current situation of local consumers because the availability of commodities will become a problem. Read More

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