The Philippines-Australia Business Council (PABC) made a courtesy call to Sydney Australia Consul-General Ezzedin H. Tago. With PABC Past Chairs Albert Garcia (2008-2012) and Antonio V. Enriquez (2013-2016), the group took the opportunity to discuss how to further create engagement and dialogue with the Consular office and the Consul-General himself on a number of bilateral issues, specifically the matter of the Social Security Agreement (SSA), which the PABC continues to champion on behalf of the Filipino community in Australia.
According to Philippine Ambassador to Australia Hellen de la Vega together with her fellow diplomats, the countries of Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea are organising a trade and tourism mission to the Philippines in year 2020. Represented by these diplomats, the Filipino communities residing in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea are keen to do business in 2020, thus are seeking for the support of the PABC and other local chambers.
A Policy Workshop and Focused Group Discussion (FGD) on Federalism was recently conducted by the country’s premiere international management school and research institution, the Asian Institute of Management. For more of this story, check out the story here. #OLLI #Federalism #Poverty #Philippines
The objective of this meeting was to explore possibilities on how the Municipality of Bacolod-Kalawi and the OLLI Consulting Group can collaborate, with the hopes of a synergy between the public and private sector on furthering inclusive business across Mindanao. A meeting participated by: OLLI Consulting Group’s Principal and President Atty. Leo Dominguez, together with Government-Industry Alignment Consultant Stephen Araneta, General Manager of Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative Nordjiana L. Dipatuan-Ducol, and Kince Alhansah Panondiongan.