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Metrobank founder George Ty dies

Nov 23, 2018 - 5:55 PM

(UPDATED) 'It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Founder and Group Chairman. He was surrounded by family and loved ones at the time,' Metrobank announces in a statement

HUGE CAPEX. George Ty's GT Capital Holdings Incorporated is spending as much as P111.9 billion in 2018 alone. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Metrobank Foundation names 2018 Outstanding Filipino teacher-awardees

Aug 17, 2018 - 8:43 AM

The 10 awardees will each receive a cash prize of P1 million, a gold medallion, and a trophy

12 teachers make it to Metrobank Foundation awards semi-finals

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:31 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The shortlist consists of 4 elementary, 4 secondary, and 4 higher education teachers who will advance to the next stage of the search

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 11, 2017

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:37 AM

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In Cebu, cops turn to CHR, 'Project Pokemon' to keep drug war abuse-free

Sep 10, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Cebu City police chief Senior Superintendent Joel Doria is one of 10 teachers soldiers and cops chosen as the Metrobank Foundation s Outstanding Filipinos for 2017

OUTSTANDING FILIPINO. Senior Superintendent Joel Doria is one of 10 Filipinos to receive the prestigious award from the Metrobank Foundation. Photo from the Cebu City Police Office Facebook page

Teachers, soldiers, cops are Metrobank Foundation's outstanding Filipinos for 2017

Aug 14, 2017 - 4:57 PM

Five of the 10 awardees come from Mindanao Each awardee will receive a cash incentive of P1 million each a gold medallion and a trophy

The 2017 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos (from left top row): Jennifer Rojo, Dr. Esperanza Cabrera, Dr. Alonzo Gabriel, Edgar Elago, (from left bottom row) Staff Sergeant Narding Pascual PA, Lieutenant Colonel Elmer Suderio PA, Lieutenant Colonel Ricky Bunayog PA, Police Chief Inspector Rosalino Ibay, Jr., Police Senior Superintendent Joel Doria, and Police Officer 3 Shiela May Pansoy.

P10 million awaits 10 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos

Mar 03, 2017 - 10:01 AM

The awardees will be given the opportunity to share their best practices through lectures across the country

Outstanding Filipinos awarded for excellence and heroism

Sep 15, 2016 - 1:32 PM

The Metrobank Foundation honored 30 Filipino heroes as they gave awards to Outstanding Filipinos on September 5 2016

VP Robredo honors outstanding Filipinos as 'modern day heroes'

Sep 09, 2016 - 3:13 PM

It is befitting then that we pay tribute to these noble men and women who have lit up our way with their stories that burn ablaze with courage with hope with determination and with persistence

VP Robredo, Metrobank Chairman Arthur V. Ty, and the board of judges with the awardees | Photo from Metrobank Foundation (MBFI)

Metro Pacific buys 20% stake in Manila Doctors Hospital

Dec 29, 2015 - 9:33 PM

The investment marks the 10th hospital Metro Pacific has invested in

'Change doesn’t come swiftly and in dramatic ways'

Oct 24, 2015 - 9:00 AM

We hold a mirror to society bear witness and in doing so etch marks in our collective memory so that we do not forget

For Metrobank’s Journalists of the Year, social change is incremental

Oct 23, 2015 - 9:45 PM

Marites Vitug of Rappler Nancy Carvajal of Inquirer and Howie Severino of GMA 7 talk about the challenges they face as veteran journalists in the Philippines

THE AWARDEES. This year's Metrobank Journalists of the Year are Howie Severino, Marites Vitug, and Nanc Carvajal. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rappler's Marites Vitug named Metrobank's 2015 Journalist of the Year

Sep 12, 2015 - 9:47 AM

Marites Vitug Rappler s editor at large and 2 others win Metrobank s Search for Journalists of the Year for 2015 – the second year the award is conferred

Outstanding police officers named

Aug 17, 2015 - 5:25 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Metrobank Foundation announces winners of the COPS award

COPS AWARDEES. The 2015 Country’s Outstanding Police Officers (L-R): PSSupt. Marlo Meneses, PSInsp. Maricris Mulat, PSSupt. Camilo Cascolan, PSSupt.Valfrie Tabian, PO2 Adolfo Andrada, SPO4 Florante Ubina, SPO1 Aurora Manuela, SPO3 Dino Sagayo, SPO2 Dominador Canlas, and PO2 Mary Demontaño. Photo from Metrobank Foundation.

Shell wins ‘Company of the Year’ award

Mar 16, 2015 - 1:50 PM

Stratworks and UST are among the big winners in the Philippine Quill Awards 2014

Bags of blessings: Giving back to communities

Mar 06, 2015 - 11:56 AM

The project is in line with the Metrobank Group’s way of celebrating milestones – giving back to communities

Metrobank Foundation's 2015 'Journalists of the Year' search open

Feb 15, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Metrobank Foundation and Probe Media Foundation announce the opening of nominations for this year s Journalists of the Year

Search for the 2015 outstanding Philippine soldiers begins

Jan 06, 2015 - 12:07 PM

Do you know who any outstanding soldier?

Street-smart math kids now scholars

Oct 15, 2014 - 3:36 PM

Three boys show us that personal circumstances are not obstacles to talent and hard work

The 2015 Metrobank Math Challenge is on

Oct 06, 2014 - 4:54 PM

Are you up for the challenge?

The accidental teachers

Sep 06, 2014 - 3:40 PM

Three awardees of Metrobank s Search for Outstanding Teachers talk about how they ended up teaching and why they love doing it

INBORN. (From L-R) Dr Noel Ibis, Anna Abellera, and Dr Resurreccion Sadaba talk to Rappler about how they ended up teaching and why they're loving it. File photos from Metrobank Foundation

Metrobank Foundation honors development workers

Sep 05, 2014 - 11:17 PM

The annual grants turnover is one of the highlights in the celebration of Metrobank s 52nd anniversary

Outstanding teachers, cops, soldiers get Senate recognition

Sep 02, 2014 - 12:05 AM

These men and truly women have truly raised the bar in their respective professions

Metrobank Foundation names outstanding teachers for 2014

Aug 18, 2014 - 11:39 AM

The foundation honors members of the teaching profession who exhibit competence dedication and leadership

Metrobank foundation announces country's outstanding police officers

Aug 13, 2014 - 6:04 PM

The winners were presented to PNP Chief Alan La Madrid Purisima and other members of the PNP during the flag raising ceremony

Metrobank founder receives honorary degree from UST

Aug 11, 2014 - 3:12 PM

The Philippines oldest university honors George Ty of Metrobank

Metrobank Group gives boats to Yolanda-hit fisherfolk in Samar

Jul 25, 2014 - 3:34 PM

The project engages the community in the construction of their own boats a manifestation of bayanihan for the attainment of shared goals

BIG HELP. A recipient of the “Bangka ng Buhay, Bunga ng Bayanihan” project with his motor boat.

Metrobank to name 2014 top Philippine soldiers

Jun 08, 2014 - 9:07 PM

The ten winners of the Metrobank search for the outstanding soldier will be announced on June 16

The members of the 2014 TOPS final board of judges (photo above) led by Sen. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” M. Angara (4th from left) with (from left) Gang Badoy, Hon. Mujiv Sabbihi Hataman, Atty. Theodore Te, Atty. Alex Padilla and Ed Lingao. The photos at the bottom show the members of the 2014 TOPS preliminary board of judges (from left) Dr. Gilberto Llanto, Zak Yuson, Cherie Mercado-Santos, Conchito Ragragio, Hon. Jose Mamauag, and Dr. Eric Tayag.

When passion-driven teaching succeeds

Sep 07, 2013 - 11:37 PM

3 awardees of Metrobank s Search for Outstanding Teachers talk about teaching and more

Photo by Metrobank Foundation

Art for therapy and healing on display

Aug 17, 2013 - 6:47 PM

Made for Hope exhibit aims to help children transform and heal emotionally through art therapy

ART FOR A CAUSE. Art works at the Made for Hope exhibit will benefit children who wish to transform and heal

Workplace wellness programs: a win-win solution

Jun 23, 2013 - 12:19 AM

Wellness programs set up at work benefit both employer and employees in the long term

Filipino mathletes persevere to empower

Apr 16, 2013 - 8:00 AM

In math you’re taught to solve non conventional problems Future leaders are formed the same way by training [and] by excellence

PERSISTENCE Grade 6 Individual category champion, Christian Philip L. Galera doing quick mental calculations. Photo by Haiko B. Magtrayo

Nationwide search is on for Journalists of the Year

Dec 07, 2012 - 4:34 PM

Deadline for submission of nominations is on or before January 31 2013

Outstanding Filipinos recognized

Sep 06, 2012 - 8:08 PM

Metrobank Foundation recognizes excellence and achievement among public servants encouraging them to strive for the best

Photo by Metrobank Foundation

Pinoy young math wizards beat the odds

Apr 27, 2012 - 7:15 AM

Metrobank Foundation s Math Challenge brings together math whiz kids whose love for numbers is beating the odds in our education system