Posts From Fintechnews Philippines

Philippine Banks ATM Fees Compared

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Banco de Oro (BDO), Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC), Metrobank and the Philippine National Bank (PNB) and UnionBank of the Philippines are the six banks in the Philippines charging the lowest ATM fees, while

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Philippines Digital Bank TONIK Picks Finastra to Power Its Core Banking

Finastra announced today that TONIK, a licensed digital-only bank in Philippines, has selected Fusion Essence in the cloud to power its end-to-end core banking capabilities. According to the parties involved, the move will support TONIK as it launches its retail

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Philippines’ Fintech Alliance Launches Campaign to Aid Taal Volcanic Eruption Victims

The FinTech Alliance.ph has mobilized the entire Philippine digital industry to quickly assist the victims of the recent Taal volcano eruption which is still at alert level 4 or ‘hazardous eruption’ imminent in the coming days. Ashfall reached more than

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A New Digital Bank Will Launch in the Philippines in 2020

TONIK Financial announced today that its subsidiary in the Philippines has received Notice of Approval for a new banking license from the Central Bank of the Philippines. The license will enable Tonik to provide a full range of retail banking

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Philippines’ Lawmaker Pushes for Virtual Banking Regulation

Albay Representative Joey Salceda on Monday filed a measure providing a regulatory framework for virtual banking to boost the financial inclusion thrust pursued by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Salceda, chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, filed

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RCBC Introduces New Key Features in Revitalized Mobile App

Yuchengco-led Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) introduced many firsts in its revitalized mobile banking app with enhanced user interface and other new online banking features to optimize digital customer experience. Among these new features include the multi-currency foreign exchange or

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Philippines’ RCBC Registers Over 500% Growth in its Inclusive Digital Finance Initiative

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation has achieved exponential growth for its mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) implementation generating 515% and 622% year-on-year growth on transaction volume, from US$ 6.5 million in 2018 to US$ 41 million, and on transaction count, from 111,000 to

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RCBC Adopts Philippines’ National QR Code Standard For Interoperable Payment System

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) announced that it has adopted the national QR (quick-response) code standard that would simplify and facilitate interoperable payment transactions. “This is another milestone in further promoting the government’s National Retail Payment System in accelerating interoperability

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How Philippines’ UnionBank is Reinventing Themselves for a Digital World

UnionBank of the Philippines has been stealing headlines for quite a bit recently with various tech-related announcements. There a lot of bright spots in the Philippines fintech ecosystem even though they are not as heavily reported on as some of

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RCBC Embarks on Digital KYC with LenddoEFL to Onboard Millions of Unbanked Filipinos

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) has sealed a partnership with LenddoEFL for faster and more convenient financial account opening for Filipinos through an end-to-end digital verification and authentication solution. In Philippines, Know Your Customer (KYC) processes have always required a

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