HMA Ahmad Meets BCCP Members and Guests

The weather may not have been the most conducive, but that proved insignificant as members and guests arrived at the Dusit Thani Manila, last Thursday, 22 August 2013 for the social networking night: BCCP Welcome to the New British Ambassador. The British Chamber of Commerce had a grand opportunity to host a welcome reception for …

Philippines to Lead Economic Growth in ASEAN

Standard & Poor's says Philippines, Indonesia Continue to Lead ASEAN Economies   Standard & Poor’s on Tuesday raised its Philippine economic forecast for the year but cut its growth projection for Asia-Pacific as a whole and citing the  impact of a slowing growth in China, the world's second largest economy. In its report “Credit Conditions: Increased China …

Domestic Workers Law Panel Inundated with Questions

It was an eventful evening last Tuesday, 25 June 2013 at BCCP’s Panel of Speakers Night – Understanding the New Domestic Workers (Kasambahay) Law. Following a cocktail buffet and drinks, the panel discussion got underway at the Dusit Thani Manila Boardroom. BCCP Executive Director, David Mascenon, welcomed everyone to the event and introduced each of …

BCCP’s Lions’ Day a Winner!

It was a great night for the members and guests of BCCP as the British & Irish Lions won their first test match against the Qantas Wallabies in their 2013 Australian Tour. BCCP’s first family-oriented social event last Saturday, 22 June 2013 was itself a winner among members and guests. The afternoon started with BCCP …

‘Time is right to invest in the Philippines’ – Ravelas

Jonathan Ravelas, Chief Market Strategist of BDO Unibank said the time is right to invest in the Philippines, when he addressed the British Chamber of Commerce Philippines’ Business Lunch last Tuesday, 11 June 2013 at the Mandarin Oriental Manila. Speaking on the theme, “Philippines: Revving up the Tiger”, Jonathan Ravelas’ presentation referred to the Philippines …

Philippines Jumps 5 Places in World Competitiveness Report

The National Competitiveness Council Philippines is pleased to report that the Philippines has moved up 5 places in the latest IMD World Competitiveness Report from No. 43 in 2012 to No. 38 in 2013. A total of 60 economies around the world were reviewed for the 2013 report. The country is ranked 11th in Asia Pacific, up from 13th in …

Derek Ramsay Jr Wins BCCP’s The Great British Golf Challenge 2013

The British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (BCCP) held its annual golf tournament on 15th May 2013 at the Sta. Elena Golf and Country Club, Cabuyao, Laguna. The players enjoyed what is considered to be one of the best golf courses in the Philippines, and in perfect weather too! The golf challenge started with …

Roger Lamb Appointed New Chairman of BCCP

The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BCCP) announces the appointment of Roger Lamb to Chairman of its Board of Directors following the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting last Thursday 2 May 2013.  He was Vice Chair last year. Mr. Lamb is the Managing Director of Satona Consulting (Asia) Inc., a Corporate member of BCCP. “I welcome …