Year: 2012

Malaya: PDIC launches comprehensive guide of issuances and bulletins

The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) recently launched the PDIC Regulatory Issuances and Bulletins, a compendium of the Corporation’s regulations on bank operations and deposit insurance, in simple ceremonies attended by officers from the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP), Chamber of Thrift Banks (CTB), and the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP). Also …

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Microinsurance Training for Rural Banks on January 23-25, 2013 in Cagayan de Oro City

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through its technical arm the Rural Bankers Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), will be conducting two microinsurance training in Cagayan de Oro City this coming January 2013. The 21st batch of the 2-Day Basic Microinsurance Training Course for Rural Banks will be held on January 23-24 …

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Malaya: Remittances post record $1.9B in October

Remittances post record $1.9B in October Remittances from overseas Filipinos coursed through banks posted a monthly record-high last October. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said that October remittances hit $1.9 billion, beating September’s $1.838 billion. Inflows from Filipinos working abroad seem not to be affected by continuing crisis in Europe inasmuch as the bulk of workers …

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Business World: Landbank bill OK’d on third reading

WITH only three days before Congress takes a break for the holidays, the Senate approved a measure extending the corporate life of state-run Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) on third and final reading. Voting 19-0, senators yesterday approved Senate Bill (SB) No. 2944, which seeks to amend Republic Act (RA) No. 3844 and extend …

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“RBAP-MABS Program transitions to RBAP’s Financial Inclusion Program

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines – Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) Program, which the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported from 1998 to September 2012, has transitioned into RBAP’s FINANCIAL INCLUSION Program (FIP). RBAP’s technical arm, Rural Bankers Research and development Foundation (RBRDFI), is leading the implementation of FIP.  Hoping …

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CIRCULAR NO. 776 Series of 2012

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas signed a circular to ” Amendment of Subsection X268.3 of the Manual of Regulations for Banks (MORB) to include a provision on the grant of temporary rediscounting lines to newly merged or consolidated banks”. Please see link below to view document: http://www.bsp.gov.ph/downloads/regulations/attachments/2012/c776.pdf

RBAP-RBRDFI Holds Corporate Governance Seminar

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines(RBAP), through the Rural Bankers Research and Development Foundation Inc.(RBRDFI), held the first corporate governance seminar last Dec 13 and 14 at the RBAP Building in Intramuros, Manila. The training seminar is in partnership with the Land Bank of the Philippines(LBP), which provided financial assistance for  the attendees. A …

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CLOSED — Cir Internal Control-Internal Audit -Jan 17, 2013

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS SUBJECT : INTERNAL AUDIT / INTERNAL CONTROL SEMINAR Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI) is pleased to announce that it will conduct the seminar-workshop described below as part of its continuing strategy to …

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CLOSED — Cir Building Compliance Systems – Jan 18, 2013

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS SUBJECT : SEMINAR ON BUILDING COMPLIANCE SYSTEMS Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI) is pleased to announce that it will conduct the seminar-workshop described below as part of its continuing strategy to strengthen …

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RBAP concludes another successful Strengthening Bank Credit Risk Management Training

As the economy continue to enjoy its resiliency from external trumoils, the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines also acknowledged the fact that this relaxed atmosphere will also come to an end. Thus , RBAP through its training arm the Rural Bankers Research & Development Foundation, Inc. is continuously offering the Strengthening Bank Credit Risk …

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RBAP: 55th Charter Anniversary Symposium

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines celebrated its 55th Charter Anniversary Symposium at Fiesta Pavilion Manila Hotel last November 19 and 20. The event was graced by representatives from different banking sectors and distinguished people from the regulators office like the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. One of the guests were Monetary Board member Ignacio …

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