PHLQAT – QIA Business Symposium 2017 Kick-Off

December 14, 2017

PHLQAT hosts a business symposium for the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) led by His Royal Highness Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Ali Al-Thani and Mr. Faisal Abbas Chaudhry.  The two-hour symposium was followed by a Mabuhay & Marhaba Dinner Reception in their honor, duly attended by the movers and shakers of Manila’s…

Philippine public and private sectors eye Qatari investments

February 13, 2017

Aside from opportunities in tourism and real estate, industry captains and business entities, as well as the public sector in the Philippines are looking for ways to expand the investment spheres of Qatari and other foreign investors in the country, an embassy official has said. Chargé d’affaires Roussel R Reyes…

Gulf Times – Philippine team in Qatar to boost investment ties

November 24, 2015

Industry leaders from the Philippine private sector are meeting with their counterparts at the Qatar Chamber today to explore areas of mutual interest and to encourage Qatari investors to bring their businesses to the Philippines. Philippine Qatar Trade Initiative (PhlQat) senior adviser Jose Manuel G Romualdez told Gulf Times that…

Gulf Times – Qatar Chamber hosts Filipino trade team

November 24, 2015

A delegation comprising 38 businessmen from Philippine-Qatar Trade Initiative (PhlQat) met with their Qatari counterparts at the Qatar Chamber yesterday. Led by PhlQat senior adviser Jose Manuel Romualdez, the delegation exchanged views on ways of strengthening trade and economic relations and establishing genuine partnerships between businessmen from both countries. Read…

Philippines seeks long-term LNG deal with Qatar: Envoy

November 27, 2016

Philippines will soon enter into talks with Qatar for signing a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) contract to meet its gas requirements in the future, Philippine Ambassador to Qatar HE Wilfredo C Santos said on Tuesday. Talking to Qatar Tribune on the sidelines of a meeting between a Philippine trade…

Bright Prospects in Doha

November 27, 2016

Ambassador Jose Manuel “Babe” Romualdez, Dean of Phlqat delegates, Chairman of MFCB and CEO of Stargate Media Corp., handing over the Department of Tourisms Best of the Best Philippines coffee table book to His Excellency Khalid bin Jabr Towar Al Kuwari of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce. Read More

Breaking Update

October 27, 2016

Dear fellow PHLQATs: I am pleased to introduce our new Chief Operating Officer Atty. Rommel R. Ramos. A dynamic 38 year old, graduate of law from the Ateneo University, with an Executive MBA from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management. His stints include EEI Corporation as Senior Legal Counsel, SGV…