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Shuttered AMA Bank refuses to turn over records – PDIC

Nov 15, 2019 - 5:41 PM

PDIC gives employees of AMA Bank of Mandaluyong 24 hours to turn over bank records or face the 'full force of law'

BSP shuts down Batangas-based Tiaong Rural Bank

Aug 03, 2018 - 8:26 PM

Tiaong Rural Bank, Inc. is the 6th problmatic bank to be shut down this year

Police 'foil' robbery but Tuguegarao bank's depositors lose millions

May 18, 2018 - 10:49 PM

Two victims are asking why EastWest Bank reported to police that burglars took nothing

ROBBED. The safety deposit boxes of the EastWest Bank Tuguegarao are situated outside the bank's vault. Photo by Eric Lim

Mary Jane Veloso’s lawyers slam CA decision to block her testimony

Jan 05, 2018 - 6:37 PM

'Just let her speak out and let her story stand on its own. Or shall we wait for her to be sent to the gallows with her mouth gagged?' says the National Union of People's Lawyers

SAVE MARY JANE. The supposed execution of OFW Mary Jane Veloso in Indonesia in 2015 was met by public outcry and international scrutinity, that pushed both the Phlippine and Indonesian governments to take extra steps which eventually resulted in a reprieve from death sentence. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

Cebu hospital faces probe for demanding deposit from injured cop

Nov 07, 2017 - 8:34 PM

Senator Risa Hontiveros, principal author of the recently passed Enhanced Anti-Hospital Deposit Law, promises to get to the bottom of how Chong Hua Hospital dealt with PO3 David Naraja Jr

INVESTIGATION SOUGHT. Senator Risa Hontiveros, at the 888 News Forum in Cebu City Tuesday, November 7, 2017, seeks an investigation into a private hospital that allegedly asked an injured policeman for deposit before treating him. Photo by Mars W. Mosqueda Jr/Rappler

BPI gets BSP nod for up to P30-B bond offering

Oct 19, 2017 - 6:00 PM

The bank plans to issue the 1st tranche of Long-Term Negotiable Certificates of Time Deposit within the year, and joins the ranks of Philippine banks raising capital for expansion

PHAP plans to ask SC to stop anti-hospital deposit law

Aug 07, 2017 - 7:26 PM

Senator Risa Hontiveros hits the looming petition saying Common sense and basic humanity dictate that lives are more important than profit

LOOMING TRO. The PHAP plans to halt the implementation of the newly signed law imposing tougher sanctions on hospitals demanding deposits before treating emergencies.

Hospitals demanding deposits in emergencies face stiffer penalties

Aug 04, 2017 - 5:10 PM

The President approves higher fines for hospitals that demand deposit before treating patients in emergency situations

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 26th anniversary celebration of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Theater in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on August 2, 2017, urges the officers BFP to request the best equipment or facilities as he assures the firefighters that he would do his best to provide them. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

BDO nets P13.3B in 1st half of 2017

Jul 31, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The bank also announces a P5 billion bond offering to diversify the maturity of its funding sources and support business expansion plans

IN QUESTION. BDO has one of the largest distribution networks, with more than 1,000 operating branches and over 3,000 ATMs nationwide. Photo from Wikipedia

Senate approves stiffer penalties vs hospitals demanding deposits

May 15, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Hospitals requiring advance payments before providing emergency care would face higher fines and longer jail time if the bill is signed into law

File photo by Jonathan Japitana

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Mar 27, 2017 - 9:24 PM

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CA halts taking of Mary Jane's deposition in Indonesia

Mar 27, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Veloso s lawyers call the TRO an utter disappointment

Maria Cristina Sergio and Mary Jane Veloso

Duterte: I'll resign if Trillanes can prove claims

Feb 16, 2017 - 11:27 PM

UPDATED Duterte says if Trillanes can prove his accusations in court he will resign as President immediately

WORD WAR. President Duterte makes accusations of his own against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. File photo from Malacañang

Imelda Marcos snubs last day of trial for 1991 graft case

Jan 17, 2017 - 1:05 PM

UPDATED The former first lady is accused of creating private foundations in Switzerland from 1978 to 1984 when she was governor of Metro Manila

Former first lady Imelda Marcos, shown in this file photo at one of her son Bonbong's political rallies in 2016, is facing 10 counts of graft charges filed 25 years ago. Photo by Rob Reyes/ rappler

PH net inflow of 'hot money' hits $60 million

Nov 18, 2016 - 3:51 PM

October’s net inflow of foreign portfolio investments is a dramatic turnaround from the 807 million net outflow seen in September

10 gov’t firms fail to remit P68B in dividends – COA

Oct 31, 2016 - 7:09 PM

State auditors find that from 2004 to 2014 these GOCCs either did not declare failed to record failed to remit or under remitted their dividends

Denied treatment in a hospital? Bill wants a 'Sumbungan Board' for that

Aug 18, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The proposed Senate Bill 216 seeks to increase the penalties for hospitals that will require advance payment before agreeing to confine or provide medical treatment to a patient

MEDICAL TREATMENT. A nurse tends to patients confined for typhoid fever at the overcrowded Jose P. Rizal Memorial public hospital in Calamba, Philippines. File photo by Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA

DOF moves deadline for transfer of gov't deposits

Jul 17, 2016 - 10:55 PM

The Department of Finance says it received numerous requests for a deadline extension

TRANSPARENCY. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III issues a new circular extending compliance deadline for NGAs, GOCCs and LGUs to June 30, 2017. Rappler file photo

Romblon governor, residents oppose mining application

Jun 28, 2016 - 12:56 PM

A complaint filed on Monday June 27 includes 81 630 signatures and resolutions from the municipal and barangay levels as well as non governmental organizations

'NO TO MINING.' Groups lodge a complaint against the mining application of Asian Palladium Mineral Resources, Inc. Photo c/o Romblon's Provincial Information and Communications Office

Metrobank to offer up to P20B in long-term negotiable time deposits

Jun 23, 2016 - 8:50 PM

The issuance is aimed at taking advantage of the strong liquidity in the system as well as low interest rates says Metrobank s vice president

Fewer Philippine banks in 2015

Mar 28, 2016 - 8:29 PM

The central bank s order to close 14 rural banks in 2015 leads to the continuing decline of established banks in the country

FEWER BANKS. A 2015 law allowing foreigners to fully own Philippine banks helped ease the declining number of institutions in the country

Search for Marcos' wealth: Compromising with cronies

Feb 25, 2016 - 5:15 PM

What the entire world knows after 30 years is a mere fraction and not the entirety of the Marcos loot

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Feb 24, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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Bill Cosby's wife testifies in pre-trial deposition

Feb 23, 2016 - 11:42 AM

Camille Cosby testifies in a deposition in Massachusetts for her husband who is suing 7 women

WIFE'S SIDE. Bill Cosby's wife Camille is asked to testify for her husband, who is facing sexual abuse cases from 50 women. File photo shows Camille at the Apollo's 75th Anniversary Gala Concert and Awards Ceremony in New York in June 2009. Photo by Gino Domenico/EPA

BSP expands scope of micro-banking offices

Jan 05, 2016 - 6:46 PM

11 of 19 previously unbanked municipalities in the country gained banking presence because of micro banking offices the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says

EXPANDED SCOPE. Under the new issuance, micro-banking offices would now be allowed to complete the process of account opening from application up to the acceptance of initial deposit, provided that the necessary controls are in place, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says Tuesday, January 5.

BSP releases guidelines on rural bank mergers

Dec 16, 2015 - 5:58 PM

The program seeks to encourage consolidations and mergers among rural banks to bring about a less fragmented banking system

Senate passes bill protecting bank clients from closures

Dec 14, 2015 - 7:18 PM

Under the measure the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation would reinforce weak banks even before closure orders

Bangko Sentral closes rural bank in Pangasinan

Nov 18, 2015 - 6:29 PM

To verify eligibility for early payments and other concerns Rural Bank of Calasiao account owners are invited to the depositors borrowers forum on November 26

12TH IN 2015. BSP shuts down another rural bank.

BSP approves sweetened perks for rural bank mergers

Aug 22, 2015 - 12:13 PM

BSP says encouraging more mergers among rural banks will bring about a less fragmented banking system in the Philippines

SWEETENED PERKS. The program offers financial and regulatory perks to groups of rural banks serving similar areas to combine operations and create larger institutions

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

PDIC to hold sealed bidding for 126 properties

Jun 28, 2015 - 9:20 PM

The bidding will be held on June 30 and will benefit uninsured depositors and creditors of closed banks

What's on your wristwatch: The rise of PVD coating

Jun 28, 2015 - 2:30 PM

Meet the substance that makes your wristwatch tougher

Meralco consumers furious over bill deposit update

Jun 27, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Consumers who will get a refund are those who pay bills religiously for 3 consecutive years Meralco Spokesperson Joe Zaldarriaga says

FURIOUS CONSUMERS. Several Meralco consumers expressed fury on social media because of the bill deposit update notice shown in their latest electricity bills

Did Binay 'fronts' keep 2010 campaign funds?

May 31, 2015 - 12:00 AM

The bank accounts of Limlingan and Baloloy enjoy massive infusion of funds from December 2009 to June 2010 Were these excess funds from donations and contributions?

BSP releases new Basel 3 requirements

May 29, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The central bank also approves new guidelines for long term negotiable certificates of time deposits

Monetary policy rates unchanged

May 14, 2015 - 9:29 PM

Inflation forecasts are also slightly raised due to El Niño impact expectation of a weaker peso and oil prices trending upwards

BPI net income jumps to 36% in first quarter

May 12, 2015 - 7:46 PM

BPI posts P4 9 billion net income showing a strong momentum as it focuses on core lending and fee businesses

PH financial system expands 12% in 2014

May 05, 2015 - 8:14 PM

Loans portfolio investments along with stable funding from domestic and retail deposits buoy the system for the previous year

BSP warns versus unauthorized deposit-taking activities

Apr 07, 2015 - 4:42 PM

The central bank says only banks are allowed to accept deposits from the public

2014 supplemental info optional for taxpayers – BIR

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:30 PM

However the agency says filing supplemental information will be mandatory for tax calendar year 2015

The BIR announced that disclosure of supplemental information is now optional for tax year 2014. AFP PHOTO

Policy rates remain unchanged

Mar 26, 2015 - 6:41 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas maintains the key policy rates anew in light of a benign inflation outlook and dismal export and remittances performances

BSP maintains key policy rates anew

Feb 12, 2015 - 6:24 PM

Moderate inflation pressures firm domestic activity and positive growth dynamics are keeping current policy settings ‘appropriate ’ the Monetary Board says

AMLC: Jinggoy has hidden multi-million dollar account

Jan 24, 2015 - 12:18 PM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada has violated SALN law with hidden peso and dollar deposits according to the Anti Money Laundering Council

BSP maintains key policy rates

Dec 11, 2014 - 7:32 PM

The central bank’s efforts to maintain macroeconomic stability makes the economy more resilient in the face of challenges essentially coming from the external sector

Which is better? Time deposit or mutual fund?

Oct 01, 2014 - 7:31 AM

Which long term investment should you choose? Here s a useful guide

BSP keeps rates steady, but hikes rate on special deposits

Jun 19, 2014 - 8:41 PM

The central bank also raises its inflation forecasts for this year and 2015

BSP leaves interest rates at record lows

Mar 27, 2014 - 6:48 PM

But it raised banks reserve requirements to mop up excess liquidity

RECORD LOWS. The central bank's interest rates remain at record lows, making borrowing cheap for consumers and businesses

PH keeps interest rates at record low

Oct 24, 2013 - 5:15 PM

Interest rates are staying at record lows as long as the inflation environment remains benign and global issues that may pose a threat to local economy are kept at bay

BSP keeps policy, SDA rates unchanged

Sep 12, 2013 - 6:15 PM

The central bank kept interest rates remain at record lows despite volatile oil prices and peso dollar exchange rates

July money supply grows fastest in over 10 yrs

Sep 06, 2013 - 9:17 PM

Money in circulation reached about P6 trillion in July up 30

AWASH WITH CASH. About P6-trillion funds were available in the Philippines in July. File photo by AFP