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Senator Cynthia Villar, chair of the Senate committee on agriculture, says Landbank was taking too long to process farmers' loan applications
The House committee on banks and financial intermediaries is set to investigate a looming 50% increase in ATM fees
It's been 2 months since a Chinese trawler rammed a Filipino fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea. In this podcast, Rappler revisits that harrowing night, and more.
The stabbing occurs between Bethlehem and the flashpoint city of Hebron in the West Bank
The Bank of the Philippine Islands boasts impressive earnings as corporate, consumer, and credit card loans jump by double digits in the 1st half of 2019
Kushner, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, visits Jordan and Israel
An economist says the weak data would strengthen the case of the European Central Bank to announce 'stimulus measures'
(3rd UPDATE) President Duterte threatens to shut down the government bank in his 4th SONA, saying it's acting more like a commercial bank instead of focusing on farmers and fishermen
UnionBank posts a net income of P4.8 billion in the 1st half of 2019, as it sustains growth of earning assets despite lower margins and investment in its digital transformation
BDO beats conservative forecasts, growing its earnings from P13.1 billion in the 1st half of 2018 to P20.2 billion in 2019
Moreover, 26% of Filipinos believe China itself must also pay for the injuries suffered by the Filipino crew and damage done to their fishing boat, according to the latest Pulse Asia survey
Metrobank says the double-digit growth is due to consistent loan growth, higher fee-based income, and prudent operational expenditures
China's overall trust rating among Filipinos sank by 13 percentage points after the incident between a Filipino boat and a Chinese ship in the waters off Palawan
(UPDATED) The Land Bank of the Philippines, which President Rodrigo Duterte criticized in his 4th State of the Nation Address, says this turnover happened in May 2019
The Land Bank of the Philippines says it is committed to helping farmers and fishermen, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to have it abolished
'When claimants stand up for themselves and refuse to be intimidated, Beijing most often backs down rather than uses force,' says Gregory Poling of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
Residents and activists are dragged out of the homes, many of which are still under construction
'What the heck is wrong with you? You are supposed to finance agricultural enterprises and endeavors,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells the Land Bank of the Philippines
There is a need for massive investment in infrastructure and job creation in the coming years just to keep pace with Africa's growing population
Senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr files 100 bills in his first few weeks in office in a bid to 'fulfill his campaign promises'
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says the Senate must find out exactly what the supposed verbal agreement between Manila and Beijing entails, and whether it falls within Philippine law
The Asian Development Bank projects Philippine GDP to grow by 6.2% in 2019, lower than its previous projection of 6.4%
Banking services will be unavailable during RCBC's system maintenance from 10 pm on Friday, July 19, to 10 pm on Saturday, July 20
'Right now it feels like someone declared open house for strangers to make this country their home – without ground rules,' asserts Chinese-Filipino Anna Gamboa
The fishermen come home but government disowns their narrative about what happened at Recto Bank and gives away bare boats. They prepare to sail again in dangerous waters.
Chinese-Filipino Jeffrey P. Yap assures his fellow Filipinos that he is on the same boat, and is equally proud to wear a shirt with 'West Philippine Sea' printed on it
'We were born in the Philippines, grew up in the Philippines, live, work, and love in the Philippines. The Philippines is our home,' says Chinese-Filipino Freddie Tan
'Despite its importance to the Ivorian economy and society, the cocoa sector is not playing its role as the engine of economic development,' says the World Bank
The Malolos-Clark Railway is seen to cut travel time from Manila to the Clark International Airport to less than an hour
Beep cards can now be reloaded through BPI Online or the bank's app in 4 steps
(3rd UPDATE) Manila Mayor Isko Moreno offers P1 million for the arrest of the 7 unidentified suspects
Eugene Acevedo, a veteran banker and technology advocate, now leads RCBC
On the shores of Occidental Mindoro, the fishermen of Gem-Ver try to rebuild their damaged boat so they could set out to sail once again
From out of the blue, a metal vessel smashes a Filipino fishing boat anchored at Reed Bank, the impact sounding like a hundred bones breaking. This must be death, say the fishermen.
The job cuts hit Deutsche's equity trading business, leaving other divisions of investment banking unscathed
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says the Philippines can file a case on 'reckless imprudence resulting to serious damage of property' against the captain and crew of the Chinese ship that hit F/B Gem-Ver
Philippine Coast Guard and Marina investigators conclude the Recto Bank incident was a 'serious marine casualty' while President Rodrigo Duterte previously calls it a 'little maritime accident'
Deutsche Bank expects its new round of layoffs to reduce annual costs by 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) over the same period
The World Bank approved a loan for Yolanda victims in 2013 but the Aquino administration did not hide this information
Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio calls on the government to reject President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called verbal deal with Xi Jinping to let China fish in the Reed Bank
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says the Philippines will still 'suggest' the inclusion of a neutral country in the joint inquiry, if China and the Philippines have conflicting findings on the Recto Bank incident
President Rodrigo Duterte's secret deal with China on the West Philippine Sea 'has sold our nation like a sack of potatoes,' says Senator Leila de Lima
The key to understanding President Duterte’s gospel has been there all along, hiding in plain sight as though to mock imperceptive doubters like us: 'We are friends with China.'
From within the government's ranks, all is definitely not well with President Duterte’s pro-Beijing policy
Netizens reimagine a world where fishes have citizenship, passports, and names more representative of their country of origin using memes
'If we're just exchanging one possible exploiter with another, that doesn't really bode well for his nationalist image,' says political science expert Aries Arugay
Elizabeth Banks as Bosley leads a new team of angels: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska. Oh, and Noah Centineo is somewhere in there too.
President Rodrigo Duterte also dares critics to impeach him: 'Kulungin ko silang lahat'
'You cannot stop the President from doing measures or steps that, to his mind, are the correct way to obey the constitutional command to him to protect and serve the Filipino people,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
Vice President Leni Robredo says it is unconstitutional to allow China to fish within the Philippines' Exclusive Economic Zone