Month: March 2012

UPDATED – RBAP 59th Annual National Convention at Boracay Regency (May 24-25, 2012)

Dear Fellow Rural Bankers, Greetings! Please be reminded, today, MARCH 30, 2012 (Friday) is the LAST DAY for EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION. To enjoy the 1,000 peso discount, send in your Registration Forms and proof of payment to RBAP until 5:00 PM. For your hotel accommodation, we have an updated list of recommended hotels at corporate …

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RBAP 2012 Election of Officers

Dear Fellow Rural Banker: In connection with the forthcoming RBAP 59th Annual Corporate Meeting to be held on May 24, 2012 at the Boracay Regency Beach Resort and Spa, we would like to advise all to download and review the attached files below:   1. Notice of Joint RBAP/RBRDFI Annual Corporate Meeting of Members and …

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Rang-Ay Bank’s 21st branch is now open for business

​A fast growing bank, the Rang-ay Bank formally opened its 21st banking office last February 27, 2012 located at the heart of the municipality of Bangar, La Union.  The ceremonial ribbon cutting was led by the town Mayor Joy Pinzon-Merin, with former PRC Board of Dentistry Chairman Dr. Rosita Canlas-Nisce. Rev. Fr. Gregorio Q. Nillo, Parish …

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PAL approved convention fare rate for RBAP

To all rural bankers interested in joining the the Annual National Convention in Boracay, please be informed of the latest fare rates approved by Philippine Airlines for RBAP members.   Sale Period:                        23 March to 15 April Travel Period:           …

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19th Microinsurance Basic Training Course on April 24 – 25, 2012

RBAP-RBRDFI invites you to the 19th Microinsurance Basic Training Course. It will be held on April 24 – 25, 2012 at the RBAP Conference Hall, 2F RBAP Bldg., Intramuros, Manila. This training aims to enhance the capacity of rural banks to serve as effective delivery channels for microinsurance services for the low-income clients. It is …

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Updated: Additional papers on CSTRB Management Course now available

For those who are keen on securing copies of of Assistant Governor Yuvienco’s and Director Gail Fule’s lectures during the recently concluded Southern Tagalog Management Conference in Ilocos, you may now download their ppts  from this site.  You may also download from our Slideshare account by just following and clicking RBAPAT54. Please continue monitoring our …

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Latest modus operandi targeting remittance agents

This is regarding fraudulent/ illegal scheme perpetrated against remittance centers by means of deceit and/or misrepresentation.  Due to the  recent illegal act that affected one remittance Center (non-bank), all management and personnel should heed the cautionary directives, stipulated in BSP Circular Letter No. 19. As stated in the circular, the perpetrators seem to be targeting …

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Philippine Star: RBs to boost consumer, SME lending portfolio

Philippine Star — The country’s rural banks will be aggressively lending to the consumer and small and medium enterprise (SME) markets this year, a bank official said. According to Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) president Ian Eric Pama, the high level of liquidity, low interest rate environment, and strong competition within the country’s banking systemserve …

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Early bird registration ends March 30

TO: CONFED/FEDERATION PRESIDENTS FROM: VICENTE R. MENDOZA, Executive Director RE: REMINDER FOR EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION 2012 ANNUAL CONVENTION, BORACAY REGENCY —————————————————————————————————————————- Dear Confed/Federation Presidents, Greetings! In line with the  upcoming RBAP Annual National Convention in Boracay on May 24-25, 2012, please be reminded that the last day for Early Bird Registration is on March 30, 2012 (Friday). To avail the …

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Manila Times: RBAP to take advantage of strong growth forecast in mobile banking

Manila Times —THE Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) is looking to capitalize on the projection of a strong growth in the mobile banking business this year, driven by the continuous flexibility of carriers to adapt according to market needs. RBAP President Ian Eric Pama said that rural banks will utilize the advantages of …

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MPB (G-Cash) Training – Pansol Calamba Laguna -March 30, 2012

TO : ALL SOUTHERN TAGALOG RBAP MEMBER RURAL BANKS SUBJECT : MOBILE PHONE BANKING TRAINING COURSE FOR SOUTHERN TAGALOG RBAP MEMBER RURAL BANKS We are inviting you to participate in a one-day Mobile Phone Banking Accreditation Training and become part of the increasing number of GCASH partner rural banks offering mobile phone banking services to …

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MPB (G-Cash) Training – Pansol Calamba Laguna -March 30, 2012

TO : ALL SOUTHERN TAGALOG RBAP MEMBER RURAL BANKS SUBJECT : MOBILE PHONE BANKING TRAINING COURSE FOR SOUTHERN TAGALOG RBAP MEMBER RURAL BANKS We are inviting you to participate in a one-day Mobile Phone Banking Accreditation Training and become part of the increasing number of GCASH partner rural banks offering mobile phone banking services to …

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The 2012 Visayan Management Conference: Rising above the Challenge

How will the rural banking industry adhere to the principles of corporate governance, in the light of “competing interests of various stakeholders“ and key personalities of a corporation?  This was the pervading question that the Visayan Management Conference attempted to address as the circular on governance guidelines for BSP supervised financial institutions finally took effect …

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