Banco Filipino - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Banco Filipino


Ex-DFA chief Yasay arrested over P350-M bank loan case

Aug 22, 2019 - 6:59 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Perfecto Yasay is accused of conspiring with associates to secure a questionable P350-million loan from the Banco Filipino Savings and Mortgage Bank

ARRESTED. Perfecto Yasay booked by the Manila Police District. MPD photo

CA keeps central bank from selling off Banco Filipino's assets

Aug 22, 2018 - 8:30 PM

The Court of Appeals reverses a Makati court's November 27, 2017, decision that would have allowed the BSP to dispose of Banco Filipino's assets

Banco Filipino loses Supreme Court bid for P25-B financial aid

Aug 15, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Problems continue for the embattled bank as it loses its petition for a P25-billion government loan

A private security guard stands in front of a Philippine thrift bank, Banco Filipino building in the financial district of Manila on March 16, 2011, after the bank closed March 15 due to heavy withdrawals. The Philippine central bank in a statement on March 16, have asked the management of Banco Filipino to explain the "bank's status to its clients". AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

Criminal charges filed by Central Bank still haunt Yasay

Feb 28, 2017 - 8:51 PM

The Commission on Appointments CA is set to grill Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr over 4 criminal charges pending before the Department of Justice DOJ

U.S. citizenship issue hounds Yasay ahead of CA confirmation

Jan 10, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Nagging issues against Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr include the pending criminal charges filed against him by BSP and his flip flopping statements

TOP DIPLOMAT. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr speaks during a forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies headquarters on September 15, 2016 in Washington, DC. Photo by Zach Gibson/AFP

Ex-Banco Filipino officers slapped with criminal complaint

Jul 06, 2015 - 9:32 PM

20 former stockholders and officers of the bank are the subject of a criminal complaint filed with the justice department

epa02636101 Filipino depositors wait outside a branch of the Banco Filipino bank which has remained closed with stalled operations in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, 16 March 2011. EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

CA flip-flops: Banco Filipino stays closed

Nov 25, 2012 - 11:45 PM

Thrift bank Banco Filipino was closed down in March 2011 by the central bank but that order was blocked by the appellate court in January 2012 The court reverses its decision in a recent ruling however

CLOSED DOWN. Banco Filipino was closed down in March 2011. Photo from WikiMedia Commons

Business group slams court order to reopen Banco Filipino

Feb 16, 2012 - 5:20 PM

Makati Business Club expressed its outrage over the recent decision of the Court of Appeals to order the reopening of thrift bank Banco Filipino

Palace shrugs off CA ruling on Banco Filipino

Feb 02, 2012 - 8:25 PM

Malacanang has kept silent over the Court of Appeals ruling directing the BSP to reopen Banco Filipino despite President Aquino s previous strong reaction on moves to block regulatory actions against the bank