The APBC is delighted to welcome Grameen Australia, as a new member.

An Australian not-for-profit entity, its aims are the development of social businesses (including microfinance) as sustainable solutions to alleviating poverty. Working within the Asia Pacific region, particularly in the Philippines, Cambodia and Bangladesh, Grameen Australia follows proudly in the footsteps of Professor Yunus, microfinance pioneer and “Banker to the Poor”.  In 1983, he founded Grameen Bank, a community development bank, in Bangladesh.

Australia A Top 10 Investment Destination

Australia has been listed as a Top Ten global destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) for the fourth year in a row by the World Investment Report 2015, published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

PAL To Launch Flights In Cairns, Auckland

As part of the expansion of its network in the Oceania region, flag carrier Philippine Airlines will launch flights from Manila to Cairns, Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand beginning December 1 this year.

PAL will operate four flights weekly (Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays) to serve the Manila-Cairns-Auckland route, utilising the 156-seater Airbus A320.


Become A Member

Looking to do business in the Philippines or strengthen existing business links? We invite you to join the APBC. Annual memberships are available in three levels – National Sponsor, Corporate, Small Business/Individuals.