Overseas Filipino remittances grew 2.5 percent in January
Money earned abroad by millions of overseas Filipinos grew 2.5 percent in January this year to $2.895 billion, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said late on Tuesday.
Tan and wide-eyed is really OK!
PayMongo Chief of Staff Ysabel Chua shared her body positivity thoughts on social media.
JAZA, FZA get their birthday cakes during groundbreaking of BPI HQ
Brothers Jaime Augusto and Fernando Zobel de Ayala were serenaded by employees of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) headed by TG Limcaoco and other guests, including Makati City Mayor Abby Binay, during the groundbreaking ceremony of the bank’s new headquarters in Makati City.
P33.4B properties-for-share-swap boosts PNB’s 2021 bottomline
The P33.4 billion properties-for-share-swap transaction involving key real estate assets boosted the bottomline of Philippine National Bank (PNB) headed by Wick Veloso.
Fintech exec waxes nostalgic on Pi Day
PayMongo Chief Technology Officer Jaime Hing III shared additional behind-the-scene recollection of how the Philippine fintech company came to be.
Promoting public health in 2021 required huge subsidies for PhilHealth alone
The government literally spent an arm and a leg in 2021 to meet squarely the unrelenting menace presented by the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of subsidizing the country’s health sector.
LANDBANK extends P31B pandemic assistance loans
Government-owned Land Bank of the Philippines led by bankero Cecilia Borromeo has approved P30.96 billion worth of loans to help cooperatives and local businesses recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Security Bank’s finance arm launches mobile app to expand reach
The 50-50 joint venture between Security Bank of bankero Sanjiv Vohra and Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri) of Thailand has launched the zukì mobile app, a fully digital lending platform that allows Filipinos to apply for various loan products offered by the consumer financing company.
HSBC Philippines supports the development of ACEN’s 160 MW Wind Farm
HSBC Philippines headed by bankero Sandeep Uppal has issued its first sustainable commercial Letter of Credit (LC) to support the completion of 160-megawatt Pagudpud Wind Farm of Ayala-led ACEN Corp. (formerly AC Energy Corp.).
They’re growing strawberries in Negros and Japan helps make it happen
The Negrense people are more known for the sugar they produce but lately they have also been growing climate-sensitive strawberry in commercial quantities with a little help from Japan.