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BDO launches Diners Club by BDO

May 28, 2018 - 11:45 AM

BDO introduces new credit cards catering to luxury dining and travel to its roster

Making travels more meaningful

May 10, 2018 - 4:19 PM

For Ann Marie Cunanan, founder of Meaningful Travels, we can all travel with a purpose

SM gets income boost from property, retail units

May 09, 2018 - 3:35 PM

The listed conglomerate of the Philippines' richest man posts a 10% rise in net income for the 1st quarter of 2018, thanks to its core businesses

STRONG RESULTS. SM president Frederic DyBuncio says: 'We continue to build on our strong 2017 performance with revenues rising faster in the first quarter this year.' Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

SM Group to expand, but not keen on telco

Apr 25, 2018 - 6:05 PM

SM Investments Corporation does not plan to go into the telecommunications industry, citing its lack of know-how and the high capital budget requirement

EXPANDING FOOTPRINT. SM president and chief executive officer Frederic DyBuncio says SM group is looking to invest in 'partners' in high-growth sectors. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

BDO to finance modern jeepneys

Apr 25, 2018 - 3:05 PM

The bank will provide funding for 5 units dubbed Bagong Jeep, which will seat 24 and come with a speed limiter, CCTV camera, GPS, dashboard camera, and automated fare collection system

Image from BDO Unibank

BDO net income up 1.2% to P5.9 B in Q1 2018

Apr 20, 2018 - 5:33 PM

The Sy-led bank also targets P31 billion in net income for this year as it plans further expansion into under-served markets

A modern Filipino family

Mar 23, 2018 - 4:34 PM

For Audie Gemora and his adopted son Richard, love has nothing to do with blood

Meet the family behind local business Poco Deli

Mar 23, 2018 - 4:33 PM

More than the food, it's the team effort that keeps the de Leon family going

Cayetano meets Wang, BDO on Osmeña, Zuckerberg on Cambridge Analytica | Midday wRap

Mar 22, 2018 - 12:05 PM

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BDO defends request to DOJ over tax cases in Cebu

Mar 21, 2018 - 9:25 PM

BDO Unibank, owned by the Philippines' richest man Henry Sy Sr, argues it has a legal right to request that the Department of Justice designate an acting prosecutor

IN QUESTION. BDO has one of the largest distribution networks, with more than 1,000 operating branches and over 3,000 ATMs nationwide. Photo from Wikipedia

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 21, 2018

Mar 21, 2018 - 1:20 PM

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Cebu Mayor Osmeña threatens disbarment case vs Aguirre

Mar 21, 2018 - 11:59 AM

(UPDATED) This is over BDO Unibank tax cases. But Justice Secretary Aguirre threatens a countersuit, saying the Cebu mayor has no evidence he accepted money from anyone.

BDO CASE. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II finds a foe in Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña over the tax cases that against Banco De Oro (BDO).

Pia Wurtzbach gets real: 'Believe in what you stand for, you will find a way to achieve your goals’

Mar 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

In this social experiment, Filipinos from different backgrounds are asked questions on what it takes to make your goals into a reality

The first-timer's guide to buying a home or car

Jan 29, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Planning to acquire your first home or car? We’ve got you covered

BDO makes EMV card shift, to disable old magnetic stripe cards by Feb 1

Jan 25, 2018 - 3:10 PM

The bank encourages customers who still have the magnetic stripe card to have it replaced at BDO branches on or before January 31

MORE SECURE. EMV cards have an embedded chip in them which helps protect against fraud better compared to cards that use the magnetic strip

BDO, World Bank tie up for $150-million green bonds

Dec 10, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The World Bank is the sole investor in the issuance which is expected to curb 93,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year by 2022 through the funding of climate-smart projects

Bank schedules during 2017 ASEAN Summit

Nov 09, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Banks in Metro Manila release advisories on their operating hours for the duration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit

BDO urges clients to shift to EMV debit cards

Oct 31, 2017 - 8:30 PM

The bank will eventually deactivate the magnetic stripe-only debit card

MORE SECURE. EMV cards have an embedded chip in them which helps protect against fraud better compared to cards that use the magnetic strip

Bank schedule: Undas 2017

Oct 30, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Here are the operating hours of various banks for Tuesday, October 31 and Wednesday, November 1

RCBC: No talks with BDO, BPI on merger, sale of majority stake

Oct 27, 2017 - 2:03 PM

All 3 banks have moved to quash rumors fueled by RCBC’s rising stock in recent months

What do you earn for?

Oct 01, 2017 - 12:00 AM

To better understand Filipinos’ work motivations, Rappler, in partnership with BDO, is conducting a survey about their spending priorities and saving habits

Some banks suspend operations due to Tropical Depression Maring

Sep 12, 2017 - 1:22 PM

Here s a list of banks with limited operations in areas affected by Tropical Depression Maring

Top 10 companies 'Filipinos want to work for' in 2017

Aug 30, 2017 - 3:40 PM

Jobstreet asks 3 658 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10

TOP EMPLOYER. In the latest Jobstreet.com survey, Meralco ranks best in job security, in work-life balance, and in benefits. Rappler graphic by Emil Mercado

BDO and JCBI launch the JCB Platinum Credit Card

Aug 04, 2017 - 8:00 PM

It offers a full suite of premier services exclusive privileges and benefits custom made for the discerning lifestyle and sophisticated taste of elite cardholders especially those who frequent Japan

EXCLUSIVE. BDO and JCBI executives come together to launch the JCB Platinum Credit Card. (From L-R) Ma. Nannette R. Regala, BDO Senior Vice President and Consumer Lending Group Marketing Head, Yuichiro Kadowaki, JCB Senior Vice President - Head of Development and Coordination, Rolando C. Tanchanco, BDO Executive Vice President and Consumer Lending Group Head, Mikihisa Asano, JCB Country Manager and Geraldine C. Liggayu, BDO First Vice President and Consumer Lending Group Cards Issuing Head. Photo courtesy of BDO Unibank Inc

BDO nets P13.3B in 1st half of 2017

Jul 31, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The bank also announces a P5 billion bond offering to diversify the maturity of its funding sources and support business expansion plans

IN QUESTION. BDO has one of the largest distribution networks, with more than 1,000 operating branches and over 3,000 ATMs nationwide. Photo from Wikipedia

Banking sector backs Metrobank to pull through P900 M fraud case

Jul 21, 2017 - 8:11 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says Metrobank is well capitalized enough to deal with the situation although it will conduct an investigation into the bank’s internal controls

Malampuson: Success stories made in Cebu

Jul 12, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Eric Smith, Cattski Espina, and Joe Soberano are trailblazers in their respective fields in Cebu. These are their success stories.

FAST FACTS: SM Investments Corporation

Jun 28, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Here s what every consumer should know about SM Investments Corporation the conglomerate of the Philippines richest man

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 18-24, 2017

Jun 25, 2017 - 9:42 AM

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ASSURANCE. Two of the biggest banks in the country assures the public there is no need to worry amid glitches and ATM fraud.

BDO chief likens fight vs ATM skimming to running on treadmill

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:50 PM

In a demo of skimming devices at a House hearing BDO describes how banks react to evolving tools used by fraudsters

ATM THROAT. Skimming devices lie in wait inside an ATM's throat, looking to copy the data on an ATM card.

BPI, BDO take preventive measures to avoid repeat of glitches, fraud

Jun 21, 2017 - 2:48 PM

Testimonies of bank representatives before the Senate reveal loopholes that made their systems vulnerable

ASSURANCE. Two of the biggest banks in the country assures the public there is no need to worry amid glitches and ATM fraud.

BPI on June 6 glitch: '100% not a hack'

Jun 21, 2017 - 1:06 PM

BPI says an overzealous programmer is responsible for the system glitch that affected 1 5 million of its 8 million clients


#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:30 AM

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers a speech during his visit at the Iligan City National School of Fisheries on June 20, 2017 where 229 displaced families families have taken shelter. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LIVE: Senate hearing on BPI, BDO glitches

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:58 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

BDO gets reports of 'potentially compromised ATMs'

Jun 16, 2017 - 12:15 PM

2ND UPDATE BDO Unibank asks customers with unauthorized transactions to contact the bank

8 Philippine companies among world's largest listed firms

May 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM

SMIC BDO JG Summit Ayala Top Frontier Metrobank Aboitiz and Meralco – with a combined market value of 72 4 billion – make it to Forbes 2017 Global 2000 list

LISTED. 8 Philippine companies were included in the Forbes' list of 2000 largest public companies in 2017.

No merger? Henry Sy firm among top shareholders of RCBC

May 23, 2017 - 12:15 AM

A privately held company of the Sy family owner of China Bank and BDO Unibank has been buying shares of RCBC a Yuchengco led bank

Glitches hit BDO card, online transactions

May 16, 2017 - 9:07 PM

UPDATED Services have been restored as of a 9:05 pm update on the BDO Facebook page

CONNECTIVITY ISSUES. A BDO Unibank spokesperson chalks up the problems today to connectivity issues. Screen shot from BDO Facebook.

Artificial intelligence reinventing banking in PH

Apr 24, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Banks in the Philippines are starting to invest in artificial intelligence

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. AI is changing the face of banking in the Philippines. Rappler file photo

BDO guards turf from giant ASEAN lenders

Apr 20, 2017 - 8:49 PM

Operating in a seamless regional economic bloc the Philippines largest lender is wary of bigger banks entering the Philippines

HIGHER LENDING. The country's dominant bank continues stable growth in net income in the first quarter of 2017, mainly due to higher loan accounts

Del Monte Pacific lists the first dollar denominated shares in the Philippines

Apr 07, 2017 - 7:24 PM

The company seeks to raise funds in order to refinance a 350 million bridge loan from BDO Unibank Inc

Bank schedule: Holy Week 2017

Apr 07, 2017 - 3:09 PM

UPDATED Here are the schedules of banking hours for various banks This list will be updated as more banks make their announcements

How BDO is locking in Japanese SME clients

Mar 29, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The Philippines largest bank in terms of market capitalization partners with Japan s Shinkin Central Bank

STRATEGIC DEAL. Shinkin Central Bank occupies a well-established position in Japan's financial industry as it supports growth of 264 Shinkin banks, which serves SMEs and local residents. Rappler file photo

When Filipino firms expand abroad, it's not always rosy

Mar 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Del Monte Pacific among the first Filipino owned firms in recent years to buy companies abroad shares challenges and plans

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Mar 21, 2017 - 6:14 PM

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Your #WorthIt moments

Mar 02, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Be inspired to achieve your own milestones with these stories from people who ve made their own WorthIt moments

Property, banking fuel SM Investments' net income

Mar 01, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The Sy family s property and banking businesses continue to drive their conglomerate s financial performance

UPBEAT. SMIC says its property unit accounted for 39% of total earnings in 2016, with banks comprising 37% and retail 24%. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Taking that step into the home you've always wanted

Feb 23, 2017 - 4:02 PM

Whether you re a family man or a 20 something who s just moved out it s important to have a place you can call your own

Real estate firm Cebu Landmasters wants to go public

Feb 20, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The leading homegrown developer in Metro Cebu wants to acquire and develop more land in the Visayas and Mindanao

METRO CEBU. The leading homegrown developer in Metro Cebu intends to raise up to P3.8 billion from an initial public offering this May.

Cebu City mayor to BDO: You can't fool us

Feb 11, 2017 - 5:25 PM

A janitor in city hall pays about P5 000 a year in taxes this BDO branch pays city hall P2 000 a year One guesses: Who is richer? asks Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña

ALIS DIYAN. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña tells BDO 'We will not miss you,' in a statement posted on his official Facebook page on Friday, February 10.