STUDENTS of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Santa Mesa, Manila attend the flag ceremony before the opening of classes yesterday. PUP is the biggest state university with 70,000 students in 22 branches and maintains tuition of P12 per unit. PUP Santa Mesa has 40,000 students. (Photo by Ali Vicoy)
Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro’s Geminoid takes the stage during the Global Future 2045 Congress at Lincoln Center in New York. Inset is the robot’s creator.
A CHILD siftas through charcoal for nail or any discarded metal to sell in junk shops at the makeshift charcoal factory in Vitas, Manila. Malacanang yesterday said it is doing its best to eliminate child labor through accessible education. (Photo by Ali Vicoy)
A WEEK after getting married, celebrity couple Maricar Reyes and Richard Poon recalled the moment when the singer met her parents.
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, from left, with forwards LeBron James, Udonis Haslem, and Mike Miller watch during the fourth quarter of Game 5 in the NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio on Sunday. The Spurs won 114-104, leading the best-of-seven series 3-2. (AP)
Justin Rose, left, of England, celebrates with his wife Kate after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (AP)
San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, shoots as Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade defends during Game 5 of the NBA Finals in San Antonio. The Spurs won 114-104. (AP)
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One of the central themes in the Bangko Sentral’s financial education and literacy advocacy is the need for our citizens not just to save – but to save in banks.
While the Bangko Sentral has made progress during the last ten years, the Bangko Sentral still has more ground to cover. Ten years ago, only one out of five Filipinos had savings. Today, this figure has improved to one...
A measure amending the Rural Bank Act to allow foreign capital infusion in rural banks has been signed into law by President Benigno S. Aquino III. Republic Act No. 10574 aims to promote a healthier and competitive rural banking system as well as boost economic development in the countryside.
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In two previous articles, we wrote about the “problem of plenty” brought about by the surge of dollar inflows into the country. The Bangko Sentral has responded by “sterilizing” the dollars.
We explained that the “sterilization” operations were quite costly but necessary in order to relieve pressure on vulnerable sectors such as our OFWs, our exporters, and the BPO sector...
Manila, Philippines – Just because Fitch Ratings gave the country its ﬁrst-ever investment grade, it is not a reason for Malacañang to rest on its laurels.
Amid the euphoria over the credit rating upgrade, presidential spokesman Edwin F. Lacierda said the administration is determined to sustain the investment grade through sound fiscal management and good governance.
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Manila, Philippines – One of the core values of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is excellence. Such excellence is reflected in the men and women of the BSP, including its new hires.
In the Bangko Sentral’s annual “Breakfast With the Governor,” a special event in which the new employees get to know Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. up close and personal, it was revealed how impressive...
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MANILA, Philippines – The recent anniversary celebration of the Rural Bankers of the Philippines–Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP–MABS) showcased how the concept and importance of microfinance has evolved in the last 15 years.
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Manila, Philippines – The Senate is bent on expanding the scope and tightening the parameters of the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) to curb corruption and terrorism as its commitment to the international community.
“We are expanding the list (of covered institutions and individuals) because we know that as we tighten the noose on those using the formal banking system to launder...