iAdvisory Seminar - The Philippines: Asia's Bright Spot

Wed, 12 Nov, 2014, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (GMT+8)
230 Victoria Street #10-00 Bugis Junction Officer Tower Singapore

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A strong 7% GDP growth over the past two years has increased the world's confidence in the Philippines. With an annual US$20 billion overseas remittances spurring consumer demand and US$17 billion worth of Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects in the pipeline, the Philippines is Asia's best growth story today.

Details: (Registration is closed)

Date: 12th November 2014

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: 230 Victoria Street #10-00 Bugis Junction Office Tower Level 10 (Little Red Dot Seminar Room)

Fee: S$60

Programme (subjected to changes):






Welcome Address

Ms Lam Yin Yin, Divisional Director, Southeast Asia Group, IE Singapore


Welcome Address by Ambassador of the Philippines to Singapore

His Excellency Antonio A. Morales, Philippine Ambassador to Singapore


Sharing of Philippines Market Insights by IE Singapore

Ms Liu Huimin, Senior Manager, Southeast Asia Group, IE Singapore


Why the Philippines?

Mr Glenn G. Penaranda, Commercial Counsellor, Philippine Trade & Investment Centre 


Networking Tea Break


Philippine Investment   Outlook 2014/2015

Atty Myles Maralit, Partner, Tax; and

Ms Hazel Ann C. Co, Manager, Advisory Services, KPMG Philippines


Legal Aspects of Doing Business in the Philippines

Mr John A Cordova, Partner (Foreign Lawyer), Corporate Commercial, Rajah & Tann; and

Ms Sylvette Y. Tankiang, Partner, V&A LAW Villaraza & Angangco


Free Trade Agreement

Ms Wong Chien Voen, Director,

Mayer Brown Consulting (Singapore) Pte Ltd



Networking Lunch


Opportunities in the Philippines’ PPP Sector

Ms Cosette V. Canilao,   Executive Director, Public Private Partnership Centre of the Philippines


Opportunities in the Philippines’ Consumer Sector

Mr Cameron Nelson, Associate Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific, Commerical; and Mr Adam   Jarczyk, Practice Leader, Asia Pacific, Frontier Strategy Group



Sharing by SM Retail – The leading retailer in the Philippines

Ms Pascale V Jimenez, Vice President (Business Development), SM Retail


Sharing by Brotzeit on doing business in the Philippines

Mr Paolo Nicolas, Vice President (Franchise Business), Brotzeit


IE Singapore’s Assistance for Singapore Companies

Ms Gayle Ng, Manager, Customer Services Group, IE Singapore


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