Europe-PH News

Cigarette Maker To Smoke Out House Speaker On Sin-tax Reform Bill

May 24, 2012

A cigarette manufacturer said on Wednesday it is hoping Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. would make good his promise that the administration- dominated House of Representatives would consider amendments to the controversial Malacañang-backed sin-tax reform bill, which was hastily approved in the committee level amid mounting opposition from several legislators and stakeholders. Read More

Event Photos from the 13th ECCP Annual Golf Challenge 2012

May 24, 2012

The event photos from the recent 13th ECCP Annual Golf Challenge 2012 are now available in the official Facebook Fan Page of ECCP. Read More

Property Developers Should Focus On Foreign Retirees

May 23, 2012

When comparing the already existing retirement projects in the Philippines with other retirement communities worldwide, one difference can be seen: The marketing approach of the projects in the Philippines is mostly focused on real estate. Developers in the country are not using tourism- marketing tools and the only option in nearly all their projects is buying a property. The developers try to sell their property as fast as possible, without any connection or partnership to tourism or retiremen Read More

I Run For Integrity 2012 Race Results

May 22, 2012

The final race results for the Integrity Run 2012 is now available here. Read More

ECCP Disappointed With HB 5727 Proposed Amendments

May 22, 2012

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines ECCP expressed disappointment yesterday over the amendments made to House Bill 5727 which was approved at committee level and urged the Congress to restore the provisions in the earlier bill. Read More

Amendments To Sin Tax Reform Bill Falls Short of WTO Requirement - EU

May 21, 2012

Manila, Philippines-The amended bill reforming sin taxes fails to address concerns raised by the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Manila’s taxes on liquor, according to the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines. Read More

Aquino Backs Ownership Cap

May 17, 2012

Foreign Ownership restrictions enshrined in the Constitution should be kept, if only because Filipinos have greater stake in the country’s development, President Benigno S.C. Aquino III told a gathering of alumni of US schools on Wednesday night. Read More

Golf Event Slated

May 17, 2012

Top Philippine business executives are expected to participate in this year’s edition of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) Annual Golf Challenge at the Sta. Elena Golf Country Club in Laguna. Confirmed for the 13th edition of the golf challenge on May 21 are more than 120 corporate heads who will be competing under a System 36 format. Read More

Turning PHL Into A Prime Retirement Destination

May 17, 2012

As discussed in our previous column, a target group cannot simply be defined over age. The target group 50-plus is heterogeneous and, therefore, has different needs and wants. A German research group, Sinus Sociovision GmbH, did an extensive research on the Silver Generation and grouped them into different clusters. The three main clusters were the Old Agers, Best Agers, and Old Kids. Read More

Integrity Run Has Integrity

May 06, 2012

TAGUIG CITY -- Around this time last year, I was a bit busy working with the committee in-charge of the Philippine’s hosting of the 22nd FIBA-Asia Champions Cup that I had to forego a couple of interesting runs. The second staging of "I Run For Integrity" last May 6 at the Bonifacio Global City made me regret not joining last year’s race. Read More

World's Biggest Rotary Club District to Join Run Against Corruption

May 06, 2012

The world'™s biggest Rotary Club district has agreed to send a contingent to the 2nd Integrity Run today at the Bonifacio Global City Taguig. Read More

I Run For Integrity Hits Road Sunday at Global City

May 04, 2012

ORGANIZERS of the "I Run for Integrity: TowardsA New Philippines" set this Sunday at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig aim to tap greater youth involvement in their Integrity Initiative project to stamp out corruption in both the private and government sector. Read More

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