Europe-PH News

Fewer investment restrictions urged

September 07, 2011

Foreign Chambers want the government to consider shortening the Foreign Investment Negative List to support President Benigno S. C. Aquino Ill's promise of a Philippines that is "open for business". Read More

Business Groups Join Hands To Fight Corruption

September 05, 2011

The Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines (JFC) is ready to do its part in addressing corruption in the Philippines. Read More

LAFARGE, RCC Join Integrity Initiative

September 05, 2011

LAFARGE Cement Services (Philippines), Inc. and Republic Cement Corporation (RCC), a LAFARGE-associated company have recently signed on to become part of the Integrity Initiative, a private sector-led effort that aims to promote corporate transparency and ethics as a way of eradicating corruption in the country. Read More

Governors Dialogue with Foreign Businessmen

September 02, 2011

The Philippines may improve its standing in the global competitiveness surveys if the government would focus on the country's seven industries with high growth potential. This in essence was the message of officers of Joint Foreign Chamber of the Philippines (JFC) to the leaders of League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP) in a dialogue between the two groups on Aug 12, 2011 at the Discovery Suites. Read More

End to Shell Tax Row Sought

September 02, 2011

European chamber head wants early resolution of the dispute with Customs says issue sending wrong signal to foreign investors. Read More

Healthcare Program to Attract Foreign Retirees

September 01, 2011

A retirement and healthcare group along with a German certifying firm will start a program that aims to create a network of trusted healthcare providers in the country to attract foreign retirees. Read More

Healthcare Providers Get TUV Help

August 26, 2011

The Retirement Healthcare Coalition (RHC) together with German certifying firm TUV Rheinland will jointly undertake a program that will develop and install an internationally acceptable quality management and accreditation system among health care providers in the country. Read More

WebTalk Technology

August 23, 2011

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) hails the integration of WebTalk, the first complete and fully functional communication services via the web in the chamber's website as having "streamlined the communications and increased the visibility of its members worldwide." Read More

ECCP Statement on the Implementation of the Renewable Energy Act of 2008

August 18, 2011

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) in cooperation with the European National Chambers noted with deep concern the views expressed by the PCCI and -- surprisingly -- by the BOI, undermining the country's move towards renewable energies, alternative fuels and a wider energy mix. Read More

Siemens Integrity Initiative Takes Flight

August 16, 2011

Fighting corruption is at the core of the Aquino administration's much publicized mantra of getting the Philippines back on the daang maruwid (straight path). Read More

Meralco Innovations

August 15, 2011

Manila Electric Co. unveils some of its future innovations to members of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and participants to the 2nd Philippine Energy Efficiency Forum at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Read More

Euro Chamber Hits Renewable Energy Flip-flop

August 12, 2011

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) yesterday assailed the Board of Investments (BOI) for calling for a slowdown in tapping renewable energy because of its higher costs. Read More

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