Bidding has officially begun to host the 10th World Chambers Congress in 2017, upon its return to the Asia-Pacific region. Four chambers have submitted their bids to host the next edition of the event: The Indian Chamber of Commerce, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sydney (NSW) Business Chamber and Zhejiang CCPIT/CCOIC (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade/China Chamber of International Commerce) all setting their sights on victory.
SEVERAL business groups have committed to provide an additional 300 megawatts (MW) for Luzon in order to address a shortage expected in the summer months of 2015.
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) in collaboration with Export Development Council (EDC), Philippine Council of Deans and Educators in Business and the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) held the 4th National Education Forum (NEF) on 29 August 2014 at the Augusto Rosario Theater of DLS-CSB, Taft Ave., Manila.
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s largest business organization, will meet with a 25-man business mission of the Kansai Economic Federation (Kankeiren) of Japan on Monday (September 15, 2014) to discuss potential cooperation on technologies for low-carbon industries and building of disaster-resilient cities, according to PCCI president Alfredo M. Yao.
The heads of the various trade organizations affected by a Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) ruling requiring the securities industry to submit an alphabetical list, or alphalist, of recipients of income payment from their securities trades fear a collective decision by foreign-fund managers to uproot their exposure in the Philippines and leave for other less restrictive or intrusive markets elsewhere.
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry is extending the deadline of submission of entries for the 2014 Excellence in Ecology and Economy (E3) Award to September 19, 2014.