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The 3 Rs of association management

ON August 8, 2018, the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE), the “association of associations” in the country, and EventBank, a leading...

BTr awards P15-billion T-bonds in auction

THE Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) fully awarded P15 billion in its latest auction for Treasury bonds (T-bonds) on Tuesday, on the back of the reasonable...

Government fully awards T-bill offering

THE Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) fully awarded P15 billion at its latest auction for Treasury bills (T-bills), with the investing market seen to...

Doing network marketing business the right way

DOING network marketing, or simply “networking” as Pinoys call it, has a bad reputation in the country. This is largely due to the prevalence of...

Security Bank goes global with two new feeder funds

SECURITY Bank Corp. (SBC) recently launched two new types of feeder funds, the SB US Equity Index Feeder Fund and SB Global Equity Index...

Tax Academy bags PRC accreditation

THE Department of Finance (DOF) recently announced the Philippine Tax Academy (PTA) has secured the accreditation of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) as a...

Maybank MOVE paves the way in offering refined digital conveniences

MAYBANK Philippines recently launched Maybank MOVE (Mobile Optimized Virtual Experiences), a first-in-the-industry fully integrated digital offering which aims to enhance and simplify the process...

TRAIN-boosted NG revenues rise 19.9% to P1.410 trillion in H1–DOF

DESPITE the blame heaped on it for being an inflation trigger, the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, along with an improved...

PSBank 1st half 2018 net income registers 15% growth

PHILIPPINE Savings Bank (PSBank), the consumer banking arm of the Metrobank Group, reported a net income of P1.35 billion in the first half of...

Maybank philippines chooses Consolsys for its branch tellering experience project

Maybank Philippines Inc. (MPI) recently awarded its Branch Teller System renewal project to ISC Consolsys Corp. after extensive evaluation of the proponent’s software capabilities. This...

LandBank still doing due diligence after PDS accepts bank’s offer

THE Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) said it will be releasing within the month its response to the decision of the Philippine Dealing...

Association events: Beyond tourism

PHILIPPINE associations hold events and related activities (collectively referred to as MICE, or meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) throughout the entire archipelago. In some...

Philippine National Bank’s first-half net income is 50-percent higher

PNB Savings Bank — the thrift banking arm of Philippine National Bank (PNB) — grew its net income by 50 percent in the first...

DBCC: Boosting farm productivity, strategic trade to help curb inflation

STRONGER government measures to improve agriculture productivity, as well as a strategic trade policy, are needed to address supply constraints that have further pushed...

Surging PHL prices boost the case for another rate hike

CONSUMER prices in the Philippines increased at the fastest pace in more than five years in July, boosting the case for the third interest-rate...

Security Bank posts P4.3-billion profit in H1

SECURITY Bank Corp. posted P4.3 billion in net income in the first half of 2018. This is 18 percent or P951 million lower than...

Eternal Plans releases Laguna co-op employee’s P400,000 benefit

LEADING preneed provider Eternal Plans Inc. recently released the retirement benefit of a First Laguna Electric Cooperative Inc. employee amounting to P415,474.90. EPI provides...

Anti-money laundering and the accountant

MONEY laundering is a big-time activity of criminals, drug syndicates, terrorists  and other illegal groups. In May 9, 2018, the Anti-Money Laundering Council approved...

Smuggling buster: Customs creates task force to lead preparations for fuel...

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) has created a task force to oversee the preparation of the fuel marking system or the implementation of the...

BTr fully awards P15 billion in T-bills at auction

THE Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) fully awarded a total of P15 billion in Treasury bills (T-bills) on Monday, with investors seen to flock...