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.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
by Eugene Adiong
A local business leader in Negros remains optimistic that the proposed budget for the Negros Island Region (NIR) will be approved.
Frank Carbon, governor for Western Visayas and NIR of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, yesterday said the 2016 budgets for national agencies now in NIR is still being sourced from Regions 6 and 7.
“For 2017, separate budget for the newly-created region has been submitted. It is a budget for personnel, operating expenses, capital expenditures and others,” Carbon pointed out adding that “some of the proposed budgets are still with the regional or national offices.”
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
ERWIN P. NICAVERA
THE business sector is also taking seriously the new administration’s massive campaign against illegal drugs by initiating measures in the workplace, a local business leader said.
Frank Carbon, chief executive officer of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), a fastcraft vessel operator, yesterday said he has already started incorporating in their company’s policy some anti-illegal drug cleansing steps.
Carbon said their employees have been required to submit latest barangay clearance, indicating that they are not included in the list of drug dependent residents in their respective areas.
By Eugene Adiong
July 1, 2016
Business groups in the Negros Island Region (NIR) is pushing for the establishment of the three proposed growth centers in Bacolod, Dumaguete and Kabankalan, Frank Carbon, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Western Visayas/NIR regional governor, said.
Carbon said the areas will not only fast-track development of towns and cities, but will also attract bigger investors to the Negros Island Region.
June 22, 2016
BY CARLA GOMEZ
The Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry yesterday pushed to make the Negros Island Region the a gri-agro-fisheries center of the country, at the eco nomic forum, "Sulong Pilipinas," held at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City, NOCCI president Edward Du said.
The Negros business groups cited NIR's vast fertile land, rich marine resources, abundant water, renewable energy, skilled labor, strategic location, and good infrastructure in their proposal, Du said.
Saturday, June 11, 2016
ERWIN P. NICAVERA
LOCAL business groups have asked the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) for an update on the status of its bulk water project amid pressing concerns on water shortage in the city.
In a letter dated June 9, a copy of which was obtained by Sun.Star Bacolod, Frank Carbon, regional governor of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) in Western Visayas and Negros Occidental, requested the Baciwa management through its general manager Mario Macatangay for a meeting with various local business groups.
Carbon said the business community wants to discuss with the water district matters pertaining to the supply contract, including the status of the Joint Venture Company, bank loan facility, supplier credit line agreement, performance bond, and status of water rights.
Friday, June 10, 2016
ERWIN P. NICAVERA
A BUSINESS group in Negros Occidental has asked the Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) to take action on the power disruption woes in its area of jurisdiction that result in unscheduled brownouts.
In a letter dated June 9, a copy of which was obtained by Sun.Star Bacolod, Frank Carbon, regional governor of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) in Western Visayas and Negros Occidental, told Ceneco general manager Sulpicio Lagarde Jr. to act on the reported grid disruptions that induce regular power shortage.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
By ERWIN P. NICAVERA
THE Business Chambers of the Negros Island Region is fully supporting the
competitive selection process for power supply purchase agreement set by the
Department of Energy (DOE), but the implementing rules and regulations should
undergo public hearings in all regions.
This was relayed Tuesday by Frank Carbon, regional governor of the Philippine
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) in Western Visayas and Negros
Carbon said PCCI, along with the Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (NOCCI) and Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), has
already sent a position paper to DOE last April 29.
Monday, April 04, 2016
By ERWIN P. NICAVERA
BUSINESS groups in Negros Occidental have raised concerns over
non-operational street lights at the Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road as it may
negatively impact the local business industry.
Frank Carbon, regional governor of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (PCCI) in Western Visayas and Negros Occidental, said the group has
already brought the matter to the attention of the Department of Public Works
and Highways in Negros Island Region (DPWH-18) during a recent meeting with its
head, Lea Delfinado.
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