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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

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

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

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

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

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 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

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

Must watch videos from this week

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


LIVE: Senate hearing on BPI, BDO glitches

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:58 AM

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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.

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

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

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

BDO submits permit requirements to continue Cebu operations

Feb 06, 2017 - 5:57 PM

The Cebu City government has said it might close 26 BDO branches after finding out that these are operating without business permits

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

Investors swarm BDO's largest stock rights offering

Jan 31, 2017 - 3:51 PM

It is one of the biggest common equity capital raising activities in Philippine history

OVERSUBSCRIBED. The stock rights offering saw strong participation from domestic and international investors. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

CONVERSATION: Money matters that are #WorthIt

Jan 09, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Finances are an important part of life What do they mean to you? Join our conversation on Tuesday January 10 from 10 am onwards

How to get the best deal out of your future home

Aug 30, 2016 - 9:54 PM

Before you take the plunge take these 5 steps to get the best home deal and make the most out of your purchase

BDO ATMs, other services offline early Thursday, August 18

Aug 17, 2016 - 4:00 PM

The banking services will be unavailable as BDO will perform maintenance work

Top 10 companies 'Filipinos want to work for' in 2016

Jul 27, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Jobstreet asks over 14 000 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10

PROFITABILITY. Jobstreet notes that a company's profitability is one of the top factors when choosing an employer. In the photo is SMC President and COO Ramon Ang (front row, 2nd from left, seated). Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Hans Sy retiring as SM Prime president

Jul 05, 2016 - 8:00 PM

But Sy will remain highly involved in the company s overall strategic direction as chairman of SMPHI s Executive Committee and member of the board

BOW. SM Prime President Hans T. Sy leads the opening of SM Angono, the company's 50th mall, on Friday, November 14, 2014. Photo from SM Supermalls Facebook page

Global investment firm TPG Growth takes 40% stake in BDO unit ONB

Jun 20, 2016 - 2:15 PM

TPG Growth an early backer of Uber and Airbnb has a track record of helping mid level firms grow

San Miguel Corp denies giving P500-M check to Trillanes

Apr 28, 2016 - 4:45 PM

San Miguel Corporation says the viral Facebook post is nothing more than a fabrication and a blatant disinformation

'BLATANT DISINFORMATION'. San Miguel says it never issued such check to vice presidential candidate Trillanes

BDO nets record income in 2015: P25B

Apr 22, 2016 - 6:54 PM

But income for the first quarter of 2016 is down by 9 8 on trading and foreign exchange losses

DETAILING EARNINGS. BDO's Board of Directors give stockholders an in-depth look at the bank's recent performance at its 2016 Annual Stockholders' Meeting held in Makati on April 22. Photo by Chris Schnabel/Rappler

7 banks extend operating hours to help decongest ports

Apr 04, 2016 - 5:30 PM

These banks are Deutsche Bank Security Bank Asia United Bank Metrobank RCBC BDO and EastWest

EXTENDED HOURS. The Bureau of Customs says it is already seeing faster movement within ports in terms of released shipments over the weekends

Bank holiday schedules for Christmas 2015

Dec 18, 2015 - 7:08 PM

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2015 HOLIDAYS. Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) announces bank schedule for the holidays

MPIC borrows P16.5B to fund project

Dec 02, 2015 - 7:32 PM

Its bank loans will be used for investments in several projects and other corporate purposes

BORROWINGS. The Manuel Pangilinan-led conglomerate has earmarked P401-billion ($8.49-billion) spending from 2015 to 2020. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz

INFOGRAPHIC: Financial tips to reach life's milestones

Dec 02, 2015 - 12:19 PM

Seeking to settle down achieve work life balance or retire soon? Here are some things to keep in mind

BDO Unibank apologizes for 'insensitive' advertisements

Nov 15, 2015 - 6:33 PM

One of the ads from the series asked a controversial question: “Save the environment or save up to see places?”

PR DISASTER? The BDO online ad gets flak online. Screenshot by Renee Karunungan

The practical person’s guide to traveling

Nov 12, 2015 - 7:03 PM

How can you feed your wanderlust without breaking the bank?

SM, Berjaya execs to PH: Focus on vocational training than K to 12

Oct 13, 2015 - 5:22 PM

For a country like ours we need more vocational schools We need labor and we need that for economic growth I don’t think we re in dire need of special skills at this point SMIC s Teresita Sy Coson says during FGCEO2015

 STRENGTHEN VOCATIONAL TRAINING. For SMIC's Teresita Sy-Coson and Berjaya's Vincent Tan, vocational schools will allow more people to qualify and work in industries here and abroad, like business process outsourcing (BPO) companies. Coson's photo by Forbes, and Tan's photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Savvy spending: How to best use a credit card

Aug 26, 2015 - 11:43 AM

Make the most out of your purchases by squeezing out your perks and benefits

BDO completes acquisition of largest rural bank

Jul 22, 2015 - 12:59 PM

The Henry Sy led bank cements its foothold in the Philippine banking industry by taking over Mindanao based One Network Bank

Budget tips for your next travels

May 28, 2015 - 3:39 PM

Keep your trips worry free with these savvy tips

INFOGRAPHIC: The traits of a modern-day Pinoy abroad

May 19, 2015 - 10:55 AM

What makes the modern Pinoy abroad more empowered in this day and age?

Fitch affirms BPI’s investment grade

May 04, 2015 - 8:30 PM

BPI along with BDO and Metrobank are seen to maintain relatively high core capitalization in the medium term

PH prospects ‘positive’ come ASEAN integration

Mar 24, 2015 - 8:16 PM

Most investors have higher than ‘excellent’ expectations about the country’s economic performance – which overall is still positive