has enabled rural banks in the Philippines to share global best practices in banking, addressing pressing industry matters and tightening the community in an effort to move forward on the national financial inclusion mission.
's strategic role and familiarity with rural communities, it is crucial for the industry to leverage on innovative technologies and liberalized branching rules that BSP has initiated,' he said.
aptly portrays the importance of examining observable behavior and its equally observable putative causes, rather than relying on hunches and speculation.
Armando Bonifacio, RBAP
president disclosed that 139 rural banks have alrrady closed since 2009, 22 of which are the only banks in their areas - resulting to unbanked municipalities.
'I told RBAP
that instead of Landbank branching in these areas, why not put up a joint venture bank?' Buenaventura said, adding that the rural banks have until end-2018 to consider the offer.
Hamstall Ridware is also the last of 24 exchanges to be enabled under the Rural Broadband Access Project (RBAP
The platform is being introduced nationwide in collaboration with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Department of Agriculture (DA), various local government unit associations such as the League of Provinces of the Philippines and Liga ng mga Barangay sa Pilipinas, and industry partners such as the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP
He previously headed the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP
) and the Rural Bankers Research and Development Foundation Inc.
Moraleda, the president of Rural Bank of Camalig (Albay) Inc., succeeded Vittorio Almario as RBAP
All are part of the Rural Broadband Access Project (RBAP
DAVAO CITY - Rural bank executives gathered at SMX Convention Center in Lanang for the 65th Annual National Convention and General Membership Meeting of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP
MIAAPI interim Board Members include ASEAN Insurance Council Head Michael Rellosa, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) RFPA Asia Senior Adviser Dante Portula, Pioneer Insurance VP Geric Laude, Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines Past President Enrique Abellana, Philippine Insurers Club Treasurer Edgardo David, RBAP
Coordinator Gay Mapano, Eternal Plans SAVP Jumer Lecetivo, Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation Executive Trustee Atty.