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The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is the pulse of business in Bacolod.

MBCCI is a member of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization. It was incorporated in 1986 and was voted the Most Outstanding Chamber in the Visayas in 1998, 1999 and 2000. MBCCI is a member of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).

By furthering economic progress in Bacolod and the Province of Negros Occidental, the Chamber recognizes that ultimately all Negreses will benefit a better quality life.

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1st Bacolod Integrity Initiative Forum

Activity: 1st Bacolod Integrity Initiative Forum
Date: February 28, 2014
Venue: Governor's Hall, Provincial Capitol Building, Bacolod City

Carbon defends city’s APEC bid

February 27, 2014
By EUGENE ADIONG

BACOLOD City — Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Frank Carbon said he believes the capital city has “met the basics” in its bid to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit meetings next year.

He said Bacolod has “prequalified,” which is why the APEC National Organizing Committee inspection team came here in the first place.

The business group leader was reacting to the statement of Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. on the reports he received regarding the recent inspection.

Marañon earlier said he got a feedback from the inspection team that “the city is not ready to host international conferences.”Read more

Supervisory Skills Workshop

Activity: supervisory Skills Workshop

Date: February 7 & 8, 2014

Venue: Governor's Hall, Provincial Capitol Building, Bacolod City

Meeting with Korean Investors

Activity: Meeting with Korean Investors

Venue: Don Salvador Benedicto and Bacolod Golf and Country Club

Date: October 18, 2013

Bizmen upbeat on Ayala dev’t

By Teresa Ellera
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

BUSINESSMEN of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) are upbeat on the development of the 7.7-hectare Capitol property by Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) after the court dismissed the case filed by rival SM Prime Holdings Inc. against Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. and other provincial officials for declaring ALI as the winning bidder.

MBCCI president Frank Carbon said Tuesday that they expect that ALI will soon start developing the Bacolod property.

The Regional Trial Court Branch 50 denied for lack of merit the petition for certiorari filed by SM Prime, a development that paves the way for ALI to start the P6-billion development of the Capitol property.

The petition sought the annulment of any negotiated sale and lease by the provincial government of its property to ALI, and for SMPHI to be declared the winning bidder of the July 7, 2011 bidding.Read more

SP Extends Day of Renewal for City Business Operators to Feb

January 17, 2014

The renewal of business permits by business operators in the city has been extended to February 28, this year. This after the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) members granted during their regular session the request of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) on said extension.

Bacolod Vice Mayor Greg G. Gasataya said the SP granting MBCCI’s request was in lieu of the letter by its president Frank Carbon.

Carbon wrote asking the Sanggunian for an extension of the deadline of filing of business permits up to the first quarter of February, 2014, Gasataya said.Read more

Wage hike freeze ok’d in Yolanda-hit WV areas

December 17, 2013
BY CARLA GOMEZ

Members of the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board yesterday agreed to a moratorium on the recent P10 wage hike in Western Visayas, only in areas devastated by super typhoon “Yolanda”, Labor Regional Director Ponciano Ligutom said.

The identification of the affected areas will need a certification from the Office of Civil Defense and local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils, he said.

The moratorium will be for six months and subject to review before it ends to determine whether an extension is needed, he said.Read more


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