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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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Business groups look to work with Duterte

July 4, 2016

June 21, 2016 Key business leaders made it known on Tuesday they will support the government under President-elect Rodrigo R. Duterte and the push toward a more inclusive economy, or one that benefits as many Filipinos from the still-expanding Southeast Asian nation. On the second day of the Sulong Pilipinas: Hakbang Tungo sa Kaunlaran business […]


WATCH: Should PH have a national ID system?

June 23, 2016

Many businessmen who favor a national I.D. system want incoming president Rodrigo Duterte to consider implementing the program. Some groups, however, believe the system should not be a priority of the next administration. – The World Tonight, ANC, June 22, 2016


WATCH: How Drones Could Change the Land Titling and Surveying Process

June 21, 2016

June 21, 2016 In the Philippines, millions of land parcels are untitled in the Philippines. One of the major factors is the high cost of conducting surveys to subdivide lots to be titled. Thanks to technological advances, land surveying is becoming cheaper and faster. In April 2016, under the Technology for Property Rights, experts from both […]