Landbank president and CEO Gilda E. Pico, with Executive Vice President Cecilia C. Borromeo (to her left), receiving the AREA award from Dr. Niven Huang, general manager of KPMG Sustainability Consulting Co., Ltd, Taiwan and chairman of Advisory Board of ASrIA, Hong Kong (leftmost) and Dato William Ng, president of Enterprise Asia (rightmost). (Contributed photo)
Yao stresses need for Fair Competition Act, customs reform before mid-2016
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s largest business organization, expects President Benigno Aquino 3rd to step up reforms during the final year of his term.
The search is under way for the best Philippine companies that will go on to compete in this year’s ASEAN Business Awards.
Nominations will be accepted by the Philippine secretariat of the ASEAN Business Council starting July 1, 2015. Deadline for all entries is August 7.
The contest is open to large corporations, as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Among the major drivers of growth expected this year are poll-related expenditures as well as the implementation of infrastructure projects. File photo
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine economy can grow by 6.8 to seven percent this year due to election and infrastructure spending, the country’s largest business organization said.
THE PHILIPPINE Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s largest business organization, remains bullish that the local economy will expand by 7 percent this year, boosted largely by increased spending for infrastructure projects and the national elections next year.