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                    [Title] => Foreign chambers urge Senate to ratify RCEP trade deal reducing red tape, import tariffs
                    [Summary] => Seven foreign business groups said a membership of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will “bring economic benefits that will hasten recovery from the scars, higher debt, and other damage caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.”

                    [DatePublished] => 2022-05-23 19:47:00
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                    [ArticleID] => 1529973
                    [Title] => Big business groups want economic Cha-cha
                    [Summary] => 

The business community has united to rally behind proposals to change economic provisions of the Constitution.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-06 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150517/House-of-representatives-8.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1388447 [Title] => Business groups mull legal action vs BIR [Summary] =>

Business groups are considering legal action to push for the removal  of a circular covering value-added tax (VAT) refunds which they claim would dampen the country’s competitiveness.   

[DatePublished] => 2014-11-06 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1473425 [AuthorName] => Louella Desiderio [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1264583 [Title] => Revival of mfg sector seen to generate 4-M jobs by ’22 [Summary] =>

The manufacturing sector could create four million new jobs by 2022 if the government works with investors to revive low-cost labor-intensive industries as well as expand production of high-value goods, foreign and local business groups said.

[DatePublished] => 2013-12-06 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1473425 [AuthorName] => Louella Desiderio [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://imageshack.us/a/img822/9864/bu5k.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 911198 [Title] => Gov’t may open more areas to foreigners [Summary] =>

The government is revisiting its list of businesses prohibited to foreign investors but notes that the revisions will not include lifting constitutional restrictions on foreign equity and foreign professionals.

[DatePublished] => 2013-02-21 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804021 [AuthorName] => Zinnia B. Dela Peña [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 771839 [Title] => JFC sees 6% growth for Phl in 2012 [Summary] =>

The Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) is optimistic that the Philippines will post an economic growth of as high as six percent this year on the back of higher investments.

[DatePublished] => 2012-01-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 65380 [Title] => Foreign chambers urge GMA not to touch EPIRA [Summary] =>

The influential Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in the Philippines (JFC) recently urged President Arroyo not to amend Republic Act 9136 or the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) which mandates the privatization of the country’s energy sector.

[DatePublished] => 2008-06-02 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 381461 [Title] => Congress urged to restore tax perks of ecozone investors [Summary] => The Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines yesterday urged Congress to complete work on two bills that would improve the investment climate for Clark and other special economic zones.

The Joint Foreign Chambers expressed their support for House Bill 5064 which would restore tax privileges to investors at the Clark, John Hay, Morong and Poro Point special economic zones.
[DatePublished] => 2007-01-24 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097285 [AuthorName] => Marianne V. Go [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 369078 [Title] => A Senate breakthrough, finally [Summary] => Upon learning of Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile’s resolution calling on the Senate and the House of Representatives to convene as a constituent assembly (Con-Ass) to approve amendments to the Constitution, I told myself, finally, a breakthrough. It was the first such resolution filed in the present Senate, which has rebuffed Cha-cha as part of its longstanding stand-off with the Palace.
[DatePublished] => 2006-11-16 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134209 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804859 [AuthorName] => Domini M. Torrevillas [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 365212 [Title] => The return of Arthur Yap [Summary] => I’m glad Arthur Yap is back as Secretary of Agriculture. Never mind the muddled thinking of sectors who perceive his reappointment as a revenue-making move for the Arroyo administration’s foray in the next election. So what else is new? Any good intention of the President is always perceived negatively by the opposition anyway.
[DatePublished] => 2006-10-26 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134209 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804859 [AuthorName] => Domini M. Torrevillas [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) ) )
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