MAP Statement


  Statements Date
1. MAP Statement on the REIT Act January 20
2. Joint Letter to Senator Grace Poe on the pending bills in the Senate regarding the creation of a Department of Water Resources (DWR) and a Water Regulatory Commission (WRC) January 31
3. Business Groups Statement on ABS-CBN Franchise February 18
4. Joint Statement of Support to Participate in the 2021 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) March 04
5. Joint Statement of Support for CITIRA(Senate Bill No. 1357) March 05
6. Joint Statement on “26 Groups Support Health Workers Combating COVID-19 Epidemic and Urge Whole of Society Effort to Complement Govt Efforts” March 11
7. MAP Letter to DTI Secretary RAMON M. LOPEZ concerning the comments and recommendations of MAP to the IATF March 19
8. MAP Letter to DR. TELESFORO GANA, President of PGH Medical Foundation, Inc., on MAP’s P1M donation to PGH Medication Foundation March 19
9. Joint Statement on “Call on Congress for Maximum Fiscal Response” March 20
10. Joint Statement entitled “Business organizations urge immediate passage of Special Law to address COVID-19” March 23
11. Joint “Appeal for a Nationwide Suspension of Real Property Tax Payments” March 30
12. MAP Letter to Sec. Arthur Tugade on “Transition Towards the Normalization of the Public Transport System in NCR with Initial Focus on Buses, LRT/MRT/PNR” April 20
13. MAP Stimulus Package Letter to Cong. Salceda, Cong. Garin and Cong. Quimbo April 22
14. Joint Statement on “Call on the National Government to Improve Transport Efficiency and Reduce Logistics Cost” April 27
15. MAP Statement on the Closure of ABS – CBN May 06
16. Joint Statement on Shutdown of ABS-CBN May 06
17. Joint Statement on “The New Normal for the Workplace and Public Spaces Act of 2020” (House Bill No. 6623) May 14
18. Joint letter to IATF re Resumption on Transportation May 21
19. Joint Statement of Support for CREATE (revised CITIRA) May 28
20. Joint Statement on Rule of Law in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic May 31
21. Joint Statement on ARISE/PESA June 04
22. Joint Statement on Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 June 05
23. Joint Urgent Appeal to Veto Anti-Terrorism Bill July 03
24. Joint Media release on the letter to PRDD for the 27 legislative priority agenda July 20
25. Joint Press Statement in Support of School Opening July 24
26. MAP’s Reaction on the SONA 2020 July 29
27. MAP Statement on the MECQ August 03
28. MAP’s Reaction on the Q2 2020 GDP Performance August 06
29. MAP Statement on the Bayanihan 2 August 14
30. MAP Statement on the 60-day reprieve for bank loans and the payment moratorium for insurance and pre-need companies August 16
31. MAP Statement on Bayanihan 2 August 21
32. Joint Statement entitled “Business Groups Hail SC Decision Against Warrantless Searches and Seizures” August 23
33. MAP Statement on the CAP ON CREDIT CARD INTEREST RATES August 25
34. MAP letter to DOTr Secretary ARTHUR TUGADE on the MAP recommendations for further improvement of public transportation in NCR August 26
35. Joint Statement on the The 7 Commandments for Lives and Livelihoods Amongst the Most Comprehensive Health Measures in the World September 16
  Statements Date
1. Joint Statement on the Proposed Amendments to the Philippine Constitution January 21
2. MAP Position Paper on the Senate Bill No. 1490 or “An Act Enhancing the Governance Structure of the Energy Regulatory Commission” January 31
3. MAP Position Paper on the Senate Bill on Tax Amnesty February 6
4. Philippine Business Groups – Joint Foreign Chambers (PBG-JFC) Letter to Sen. FRANCIS G. ESCUDERO,  Chair of the Committee on Education, Arts and Culture, opposing new Non-Working Holidays February 22
5. MAP Letter to Finance Sec. CARLOS G. DOMINGUEZ III on the MAP’s support for the Tax Reform for Acceleration and INclusion (TRAIN) Program Package 2 March 7
6. PBG – JFC Letter to Executive Secretary SALVADOR C. MEDIALDEA and Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) Secretary ADELINO B. SITOY for the President to certify the Public Service Act (PSA) as Urgent April 13
7. MAP Position Paper on the Malampaya Franchise Expiration in 2024 May 4
8. MAP Letter to Sec. ARTHUR P. TUGADE urging the adoption of an Airport Complementation Strategy June 6
9. Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX)- Makati Business Club (MBC) – MAP – Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) – Semiconductor and Electronics Industries of the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (SEIPI) – Cebu Business Club (CBC) Position Paper on The Proposed Shift to a Federal System    June 18
10. CBC – Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) – FINEX – MBC – MAP – PCCI – Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PhilExport) Joint Statement entitled “Business Support Economic Managers’ Call to Weigh Costs and Risks in Shift to Federal Government” August 12
11. PBG Joint Statement entitled “Business Support Economic Managers’ Call to Weigh Costs and Risks in Shift to Federal Government” August 14
12. MAP Statement entitled “Upgrade NAIA, Not Close It” August 20
13. Business Groups oppose HB 8179 or the Granting of Nationwide Franchise to ‘Solar Para sa Bayan’ September 19
14. Letter to Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary RAMON M. LOPEZ on the MAP inputs on the Draft Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of R.A. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act October 1
15. MAP Statement on the IRR of the National Transport Policy October 1
16. Updated MAP Statement on the IRR of the National Transport Policy October 10
17. Joint PBG-JFC Letter to Socio-Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General ERNESTO M. PERNIA to request that NEDA recommend to President Duterte to certify as urgent the Public Service Act amendments bill in the 17th Congress October 24
18. “MAP Statement on the Real Property Valuation under TRAIN 3” December 10