Month: May 2012

Smart Money Training -Ilo-Ilo City -Jun 22, 2012

The Rural Bankers Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), together with Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (MABS) Program and Smart Communications, Inc. is NOW READY TO ROLL-OUT SMART MONEY-IN MONEY-OUT (MIMO) SERVICES TO RURAL BANKS. Take advantage of the upcoming scheduled Smart Money Accreditation Training on June 22, 2012 at Amigo Hotel, Iloilo City and …

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Manila Times: Opportunities abroad are also opportunities here

The recently-concluded 45th Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) tackled a number of economic issues not only in the Philippines but also for the whole region. But one thing that created a lasting impression and curious interest for the rural banking industry was the forecast on the level of remittances …

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CLOSED — Supervisory Skills Enhancement Program -Jun 28-29, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairperson Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: As part of Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) continuing strategy to strengthen the rural banking industry, the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), will be conducting a seminar on Supervisory Skills Enhancement. The program …

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CLOSED – FRP Seminar -June 15, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairman SUBJECT : FINANCIAL REPORTING PACKAGE SEMINAR Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), will conduct a seminar described below as part of its continuing strategy to strengthen …

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Invitation to Gcash Accreditation Training

TO: ALL MEMBER RURAL BANKS SUBJECT: INVITATION TO REGISTER TO MOBILE PHONE BANKING ACCREDITATION TRAINING COURSE FOR RBAP MEMBER RURAL BANKS We are inviting you to participate in Mobile Phone Banking Accreditation Training and become part of the increasing number of GCASH partner rural banks offering mobile phone banking services to their clients and enjoy …

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Taxation Seminar – June 21, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairman SUBJECT : SEMINAR ON TAXATION FOR RURAL BANKS Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), will conduct a seminar described below as part of its continuing strategy …

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Signature Verification and Forgery Detection Seminar – June 07, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairperson SUBJECT : SIGNATURE VERIFICATION, BANK FRAUD AND FORGERY DETECTION SEMINAR Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), will conduct a seminar described below as part of its …

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Basic Course on Tellering – June 06, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairperson SUBJECT : BASIC COURSE ON TELLERING Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), will conduct a seminar described below as part of its continuing strategy to strengthen …

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Philippine Daily Inquirer: BSP ups incentives for rural banks’ consolidation

Commercial and thrift banks are urged to acquire troubled rural banks, with regulators offering various incentives to potential white knights in a bid to end costly failures in the rural banking sector. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas announced Wednesday that the Strengthening Program for Rural Banks (SPRB), under which incentives are granted to encourage acquisition …

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Manila Times: Better safe than sorry

The times, they are a-chan-gin,’ as the legendary crooner Bob Dylan used to sing. Well, right now, the rural banking industry is likewise in the midst of change, especially when it comes to a collective mindset among rural banks that encourages prudence to go along with the unyielding dream of expansion. These two things need …

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Amendments to the regulations on the approval of new officers

This is to notify all member banks of the amendments of certain provisions of the MORB with regards to the approval/confirmation of directors and officers. The revisions are in pursuant to Resolution Nos. 588 and 596A, both issued by the Monetary Board. Among those amended are Subsections X141.4, X141.9, X143.3, X143.5, X144, X180.4 and X406.10, …

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