Year: 2013

RBAP Board Resolution on Yolanda Donation Disbursement

Dear rural bankers, Please be advised that in the recent RBAP-RBRDFI Joint Meeting held last December 6, 2013 at the RBAP Office, it was approved that the total cash donations that we received amounting to P1,811,417.50 coming from 34 RB owners and various Federation and Confederations will be distributed to affected member rural banks in …

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BSP Extends Additional Special Regulatory Relief to Yolanda-Hit Banks

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has made available a special regulatory relief package to universal, commercial, thrift, rural, and cooperative banks with head offices and/or branches in areas severely affected by super typhoon Yolanda. The said measure is in addition to the earlier regulatory and rediscounting relief that the BSP extended to banks in …

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Marketing Strategy of Bank Services – Jan 23 -24 2014

Date: January 23-24, 2014 (Thursday-Friday) Venue: RBAP, Intramuros, Manila Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm Resource Person: MR. REMIGIO TITO TIRONES Seasoned Bank Officer, Trainer Bank & SME Consultant Seminar Fee: 1. Early bird – P4,200 (on or before Jan 10, 2014) 2. Regular Rate – P4,600 (After Jan 10, 2014) 3. Non-Member/Delinquent – P5,520 Mode of …

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Time to be prudent

If there is one message the onslaught of super typhoon Yolanda has so savagely delivered to numerous businesses in the country, it’s that the debilitating impact of natural calamities has been increasingly harder to predict, much less prepare for. Climate change has rewritten the rules of Mother Nature. What used to be regarded as “un-floodable” …

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BSP Memorandum No. M-2013-052: Temporary Relaxation of Implementation of Know Your Customer (KYC) Requirement – Non-Presentation of Identification Document in Processing Transactions of Victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda

The Monetary Board, in its Resolution No. 1959 dated 21 November 2013 approved to temporarily waive the presentation of official Identification Document (IDs) in processing transactions of victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda. For further details, please visit: http://www.bsp.gov.ph/downloads/regulations/attachments/2013/m052.pdf To download a copy of the Memo, please click this link: BSP Memorandum No. M-2013-052

RBAP-FEF MOU Signing

RBAP and the Foundation of Economic Freedom as represented by its President Calixto Chikiamco signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advocate and disseminate information on credit access and other public land titling among RBAP member banks, local government units, titling beneficiaries and other stakeholders.

RBAP 56th Charter Anniversary Symposium

RBAP Board with Keynote Speakers Deputy Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and Rep. Nelson P. Collantes of Batangas. (L-R) Dir. Enrique Jose C. Estrada, RBRDFI Chairman Atty. Edward Leandro Z. Garcia, Jr., RBAP President Vittorio Z. Almario, RBAP Executive Director Vicente R. Mendoza.

TBs, RBs and Coop Banks Loan Quality Improves in Q2

The combined non-performing loans (NPLs) of thrift, rural and cooperative banks represented 7.32 percent of their total loan portfolio (TLP) of Php 597.57 billion at the end of second quarter this year. The gross NPL slightly improved from the 7.77 percent in March 2013 as the banks’ NPLs declined by less than one percent amid …

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RBAP Opens LBP Account For Typhoon Yolanda Victims

19 November 2013 To: ALL RURAL BANK OWNERS RE: Donation for Typhoon Yolanda victims ______________________________________________________________________________ Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: As we all well know now, Typhoon Yolanda, recorded as the strongest typhoon ever in history, cut across a large swath of provinces in the central Philippines, from Samar to Palawan. This unprecedented devastation ruined countless …

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