Europe-PH News

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

Over 16,000 Jobs for Displaced OFWs

March 08, 2011

Thousands of local and overseas jobs are up for grabs for displaced overseas Filipino workers OFW from Libya the Department of Labor and Employment DoLE said. Read More

Not-to-be-missed Messe

March 07, 2011

Every year, around this time, assorted Filipino exporters brave the freezing cold weather in Germany, put on layers and layers of warm clothes put their best foot forward and wear their brightest smiles to participate in Ambiente, an annual trade fair put up by Messe Frankfurt, one of the world's leading trade fair organizers mat has earned for Frankfurtmesobriquet "city of trade fairs." Consider these mind-blowing facts and figures: Last year, Messe chalked up 450 million euros in sales. Read More

Once More with Feeling!

March 06, 2011

I don't know how many of you folks out there know that a serious anti corruption effort had recently been launched by the private business sector. The Integrity Initiative is being pushed by the European Chamber of Commerce, Makati Business Club, Management Association of the Philippines and similar high profile business groups. Read More

MACEF International Trade Show 2011

February 28, 2011

News clip aired in ABS-CBN's Balitang Europe covering the Philippine exhibitors in MACEF Spring Jan 2011, Milan, Italy organized by ECCP / Fairs & More. The 'Pacific Style' presentation was participated by Blue Planet Inc., G. Designare Mfg. Phils., Janice Minor Import / Export and Unijel Int'l. Read More

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