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Peter Beckingham new UK Chairman

After nearly 18 years as UK Chairman of the PBBC, Nigel Rich has stepped down as Chairman and handed the reins over to Peter Beckingham as the new Chairman. Peter knows the Philippines well having been the British Ambassador in Manila from 2005 to 2009. Further details about Peter can be found here. Did you …

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Enhanced Economic Cooperation between the United Kingdom and the Philippines

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Joint Statement of Intent: Enhanced Economic Cooperation between the United Kingdom and the Philippines As we celebrate more than 70 years of formal ties between the United Kingdom and the Philippines and building on the UK-Philippines Joint Action Plan, this is a time to commit to even closer economic ties, trade and investment between the …

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Ambassador Tambunting Awarded OBE

Tambunting OBE

PBBC Co-Chairman awarded OBE Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has recognised Ambassador Jesus Paraiso Tambunting as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. This honorary award entitles him to be known henceforth as Jesus P. Tambunting OBE. Ambassador Tambunting served as the Philippine Ambassador to London from 1993 to 1998 with great distinction. …

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A Taste of The Philippines in London

The 23rd March 2016 saw the official opening of a new Philippines restaurant in London. The occasion was attended by many dignitaries from the Philippines and the UK. The Romulo family was there in force to celebrate the first branch of the successful Romulo Cafe outside of Manila. An article in the Philippine Star Business …

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