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Metrobank Foundation names 2018 Outstanding Filipino teacher-awardees

Aug 17, 2018 - 8:43 AM

The 10 awardees will each receive a cash prize of P1 million, a gold medallion, and a trophy

Bank guards involved in Metrobank Tuguegarao robbery

Aug 03, 2018 - 12:37 PM

Police arrive at the conclusion after reviewing CCTV footage

BANK ROBBERY. Police investigators inspect the entry point of the robbers of Metrobank Tuguegarao. Photos by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Robbers wearing 'police camouflage' ransack Metrobank Tuguegarao

Aug 01, 2018 - 11:55 AM

This is the second robbery in the city this year

BANK ROBBERY. Police investigators inspect the entry point of the robbers of Metrobank Tuguegarao. Photos by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

12 teachers make it to Metrobank Foundation awards semi-finals

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:31 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The shortlist consists of 4 elementary, 4 secondary, and 4 higher education teachers who will advance to the next stage of the search

Metrobank net income up 5.3% in Q1 2018

Apr 29, 2018 - 9:20 PM

The Ty-led bank reports a net income of P5.9 billion in the 1st quarter of 2018 compared to the P5.6 billion it earned in the same period last year

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For OFWs, love knows no distance

Apr 27, 2018 - 3:49 PM

Our modern Filipino heroes prove that you can be there for your family, wherever you may be

PSBank names Jose Vicente Alde as president

Apr 24, 2018 - 5:10 PM

Jose Vicente Alde replaces Vicente Cuna Jr, who is now vice chairman and will also assume another key post within the Metrobank Group

Philippine economy to grow fastest in ASEAN-5 in 2018 - First Metro

Jan 04, 2018 - 4:06 PM

The Philippine economic growth is seen to be driven by the revival in manufacturing, consumption spending, stable remittances from overseas Filipinos, and tourism boom

An open letter to OFWs: Are you smart with your money?

Dec 21, 2017 - 4:02 PM

This 2018, learn how to handle your finances better for a better life

BSP slaps sanctions on Metrobank for P1.75-B internal fraud case

Nov 28, 2017 - 12:43 PM

The sanctions range from reprimanding and suspending bank officials guilty of lack of oversight, to requiring Metrobank to set aside P4.45 billion to cover for higher operational risk and being subjected to periodic review

Metrobank net income up 5% despite P900-million fraud

Nov 06, 2017 - 7:40 PM

The bank posts a net income of P3.69 billion in the 3rd quarter of 2017, pushing its year-to-date net income 5% higher to P13.2 billion

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

Metrobank buys out credit card stake of Australia's ANZ

Oct 19, 2017 - 2:05 PM

Metrobank will take over ANZ's 40% share in Metrobank Card Corporation to turn the tie-up into a wholly-owned subsidiary

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 11, 2017

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:37 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

In Cebu, cops turn to CHR, 'Project Pokemon' to keep drug war abuse-free

Sep 10, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Cebu City police chief Senior Superintendent Joel Doria is one of 10 teachers soldiers and cops chosen as the Metrobank Foundation s Outstanding Filipinos for 2017

OUTSTANDING FILIPINO. Senior Superintendent Joel Doria is one of 10 Filipinos to receive the prestigious award from the Metrobank Foundation. Photo from the Cebu City Police Office Facebook page

WATCH: How a barrio teacher made learning science easy

Sep 10, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Teacher Jennifer Rojo is one of the recipients of the 2017 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos award

SCIENCE MADE FUN. A Teacher in Tagaytay City makes learning science fun to students. Photo by Vee Salazar/Rappler

PSBank to deactivate all non-EMV cards by September 1

Aug 25, 2017 - 3:53 PM

PSBank debit and prepaid card account holders can visit any branch to get their card They need to bring their old card and one government issued valid ID

EMV CARDS. 'All non-EMV PSBank cards can no longer be used beginning September 1, 2017,' PSBank announces. File photo

BSP moves to strengthen banks' governance

Aug 22, 2017 - 5:58 PM

The central bank says the amendments to the BSP corporate governance guidelines raise the bar on the expectations from the board of directors and risk management systems of its supervised financial institutions

Teachers, soldiers, cops are Metrobank Foundation's outstanding Filipinos for 2017

Aug 14, 2017 - 4:57 PM

Five of the 10 awardees come from Mindanao Each awardee will receive a cash incentive of P1 million each a gold medallion and a trophy

The 2017 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos (from left top row): Jennifer Rojo, Dr. Esperanza Cabrera, Dr. Alonzo Gabriel, Edgar Elago, (from left bottom row) Staff Sergeant Narding Pascual PA, Lieutenant Colonel Elmer Suderio PA, Lieutenant Colonel Ricky Bunayog PA, Police Chief Inspector Rosalino Ibay, Jr., Police Senior Superintendent Joel Doria, and Police Officer 3 Shiela May Pansoy.

'Conspirators' in Metrobank internal fraud claim innocence

Aug 03, 2017 - 2:25 PM

Hubert Co and Sue Sai claim they were duped by the key suspect Metrobank executive Maria Victoria Lopez

CONSPIRATORS? Hubert Co and Sue Sai say they are victims of fraud as well. Image from http://www.vistamalls.com.ph/

Senate to discuss fraud case with Metrobank, AMLC, BSP

Jul 25, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Senator Francis Escudero says his committee will review if there is a need to launch a Senate probe into the P900 million internal fraud at Metrobank

CALLED TO EXPLAIN. Metrobank, BSP, and AMLC will need to update the Senate on their probe into the P900-million internal fraud at Metrobank. In the photo is George Ty, the owner of Metrobank. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Metrobank loses over P14B in market value amid fraud issue

Jul 23, 2017 - 11:15 PM

The stock of Metrobank was the biggest underperformer in the local bourse

REINFORCES COMMITMENT. George Ty (left) of Metrobank assures no customer has been affected in this incident. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The week in photos: July 15-21, 2017

Jul 22, 2017 - 1:25 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A captain of the Red Ants, a municipal team tasked with evictions, cracks his whip to speed up the eviction inside Fattis Mansion in downtown Johannesburg on July 19, 2017.  Residents of the allegedly illegally occupied building were forcibly removed by dozens of red clad security men and their belongings laid on the pavement outside the building. Several buildings in the central district of Johannesburg are illegally occupied by a large number of residents, often migrants, who live in substandard conditions. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

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

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Jul 21, 2017 - 7:45 PM

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NBI nabs suspect in Metrobank P900-M fraud case

Jul 21, 2017 - 3:42 PM

UPDATED The National Bureau of Investigation says the suspect bank officer Maria Victoria Lopez has refused to cooperate in the investigation

BANK FRAUD. Bank officer Maria Victoria Lopez uses a scarf to hide her face at an NBI news briefing on the Metrobank internal fraud case on July 21 2017. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

PSBank to deactivate all non-EMV cards by September 1

Jul 11, 2017 - 5:56 PM

PSBank is encouraging its clietns to replace their non EMV cards ahead of the planned deactivation

AXA bullish on PH insurance market, plans new IT center

Jul 05, 2017 - 8:30 PM

The firm now the 2nd largest life insurer in the country following its acquisition of Charter Ping An last year is expanding its health and general insurance offerings

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.

George Ty and MVP transaction is best deal of 2016 – IHAP

Mar 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The deal that brought together two of the biggest conglomerates in the country is recognized as the most innovative and complex

BEST DEAL. George Ty's GT Capital Holdings acquired 15% of Manuel V. Pangilinan's Metro Pacific Investment Corporation in 2016.

P10 million awaits 10 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos

Mar 03, 2017 - 10:01 AM

The awardees will be given the opportunity to share their best practices through lectures across the country

Outstanding Filipinos awarded for excellence and heroism

Sep 15, 2016 - 1:32 PM

The Metrobank Foundation honored 30 Filipino heroes as they gave awards to Outstanding Filipinos on September 5 2016

Briones: We need to recognize more teachers

Sep 10, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The Philippines celebrates National Teachers Month from September 5 to October 5

RECOGNIZE TEACHERS. Grade two pupils at the President Aquino Elementary School in Batasan, Quezon City, during the start of classes 2016-17. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

VP Robredo honors outstanding Filipinos as 'modern day heroes'

Sep 09, 2016 - 3:13 PM

It is befitting then that we pay tribute to these noble men and women who have lit up our way with their stories that burn ablaze with courage with hope with determination and with persistence

VP Robredo, Metrobank Chairman Arthur V. Ty, and the board of judges with the awardees | Photo from Metrobank Foundation (MBFI)

Metrobank to offer up to P20B in long-term negotiable time deposits

Jun 23, 2016 - 8:50 PM

The issuance is aimed at taking advantage of the strong liquidity in the system as well as low interest rates says Metrobank s vice president

INFOGRAPHIC: Things to know about home loans

May 13, 2016 - 5:13 PM

Here’s what you should know so you can easily be approved for a home loan

How to take charge of your home loan

May 13, 2016 - 7:15 AM

A shift in perspective can help you and your family achieve your dream home right now

Analysts unsure if peso, market losses related to elections

Apr 27, 2016 - 7:50 PM

Could developments in the local political scene be the culprit? Some analysts note that external conditions have been affecting the peso and PSE too

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

Metro Pacific buys 20% stake in Manila Doctors Hospital

Dec 29, 2015 - 9:33 PM

The investment marks the 10th hospital Metro Pacific has invested in

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

Metrobank extends P7B worth of loans to Globe

Nov 23, 2015 - 4:21 PM

The loans will be used to finance Globe s capital expenditures aimed at further expanding enhancing its network

LOAN. Metrobank inks a 10-year loan facility worth P5 billion ($105.95 million) and another $45 million (P2.12 billion), 7-year facility with Globe, the bank says on Monday, November 23, 2015. Image from Shutterstock

'Change doesn’t come swiftly and in dramatic ways'

Oct 24, 2015 - 9:00 AM

We hold a mirror to society bear witness and in doing so etch marks in our collective memory so that we do not forget

For Metrobank’s Journalists of the Year, social change is incremental

Oct 23, 2015 - 9:45 PM

Marites Vitug of Rappler Nancy Carvajal of Inquirer and Howie Severino of GMA 7 talk about the challenges they face as veteran journalists in the Philippines

THE AWARDEES. This year's Metrobank Journalists of the Year are Howie Severino, Marites Vitug, and Nanc Carvajal. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rappler's Marites Vitug named Metrobank's 2015 Journalist of the Year

Sep 12, 2015 - 9:47 AM

Marites Vitug Rappler s editor at large and 2 others win Metrobank s Search for Journalists of the Year for 2015 – the second year the award is conferred

Outstanding police officers named

Aug 17, 2015 - 5:25 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Metrobank Foundation announces winners of the COPS award

COPS AWARDEES. The 2015 Country’s Outstanding Police Officers (L-R): PSSupt. Marlo Meneses, PSInsp. Maricris Mulat, PSSupt. Camilo Cascolan, PSSupt.Valfrie Tabian, PO2 Adolfo Andrada, SPO4 Florante Ubina, SPO1 Aurora Manuela, SPO3 Dino Sagayo, SPO2 Dominador Canlas, and PO2 Mary Demontaño. Photo from Metrobank Foundation.

3 types of homes for the first time buyer

Aug 07, 2015 - 3:56 PM

There are different types of homes and it’s not all about the design

Cost saving tips for your first home purchase

Aug 04, 2015 - 6:16 PM

What does a savings of 200k pesos mean for you and your home?

PH banks can meet higher capital buffers – Fitch Ratings

Jul 08, 2015 - 5:36 PM

Overall Philippine bank capitalization is relatively robust as several lenders have already boosted their capital requirements

8 PH firms in Forbes 'world’s biggest public companies' list

May 07, 2015 - 6:13 PM

The PH firms make it to the list of 2000 largest public companies as measured by revenues profits assets and market value