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The Foundation has for its Board of Advisers, former Prime Minister Cesar E.A. Virata and former Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Dr. Gerardo Sicat. The Foundation is led by its Board of Trustees composed of former Finance Secretary Roberto de Ocampo, OBE as Chairman, and former Finance Undersecretary Romeo Bernardo as Vice-Chairman. Business columnist Mr. Calixto Chikiamco acts as President together with former Finance Secretary Ernest Leung as Treasurer and Atty. Ricardo Balatbat as Executive Director and Corporate Secretary. Other Trustees include Monetary Board member Dr. Felipe Medalla, former Presidential Adviser for Strategic Projects Gloria Tan-Climaco, corporate lawyer Perry Pe, investment bankers Simon Paterno, Eddie Gana, and Vaughn Montes, international trade law adviser Anthony Abad, and urban land planning expert Dr. Art Corpuz.

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Marcos prime minister Virata receives award from Japan

November 28, 2016

November 25, 2016   Japan hails Cesar Virata for ‘promoting friendly relations and developing economic cooperation between Japan and the Philippines’   MARCOS PM. Cesar Virata, prime minister of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, receives an award from Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kazuhide Ishikawa. Photo courtesy of Japanese embassy MANILA, Philippines – Japan on […]


Business sector consulted on economic Cha-cha

November 22, 2016

November 17, 2016   The House Committee on Constitutional Amendments has consulted representatives from the business and financial sectors on proposed economic amendments to the 1987 Constitution. Southern Leyte Rep. Roger G. Mercado, committee chairman, explained that they conducted a consultation to ensure that the proposed amendments to the Charter will benefit all Filipinos. “We […]


House kicks off Cha-Cha consultations

November 21, 2016

November 16, 2016   MANILA – The House Committee on Constitutional Amendments has started its public consultations for the amendment of the 1987 Constitution. The House committee earlier voted to adopt the constituent assembly as the mode of the charter change. Among those who were present at the consultations were Perry Pe of the Management […]