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FWD Life and Security Bank tie up for insurance


Manila, Philippines – FWD Life Insurance Corporation (FWD Life), the life insurance arm of Asia-based Pacific Century Group, and Security Bank Corporation (SBC), the eighth largest private universal bank in the country, officially launched their… Read More

Centralized Credit Database in PH by 2016


The Philippines will soon have its own centralized credit information system (CIS) that would allow the sharing of all relevant information of an individual to help creditors and banking institutions on evaluating the ability of… Read More

Aggabao Seeks Lower Loan Interest Rates for Teachers


House Deputy Speaker Giorgidi Aggabao proposed House Bill 4601 to put a cap on the loan interest rates being charged by banks and financial institutions to public school teachers. According to Aggabao, teachers have been… Read More

BSP Conducts Economic and Financial Activities in Tagum City


The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas assigned its officers from the central office to Tagum City to conduct activities under its Economic and Financial Learning Program (BSP-EFLP) BSP Assistant Governor for Financial Supervision Research and Consumer… Read More