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BPI extends deadline for customers to update their information by September 30


 Depositors and ATM cardholders panicked on a Monday afternoon – the last day of the long weekend and celebration of National Heroes Day, when an official news advisory from the Bank of the Philippine Islands came out asking their account holders to fill up and submit Customer Information Sheet (CIS) and (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA) Form to the nearest branch or else lose their access to automated teller machines (ATMs), online and mobile banking. This advisory was in accordance to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Circular 706 provision where all banks are required to update their customer information records and […]


Important things you need to know before you pack your bags for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro


 From the list of 60 countries where you can travel visa-free from the Philippines, Brazil pops out as one of them. And if you are planning of visiting the country sometime soon, either to see the majestic Christ the Redeemer statue or be there when the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro happens, a careful study of the budget and documents is to be considered first before embarking on this journey. According to articles from Travel Book, GMA Network, and When In Manila, a Filipino (Philippine resident), who wants to visit Brazil can enter the country visa-free for 90 days […]


Dragonpay is the new alternative payment solution


 How do you pay online? What payment solution do you use when paying for example, airfare tickets or paying your electric bills? The rise of online shops around the globe are evident. Retail stores, boutiques, gadgetry, and a lot more are shifting to the digital platform, which effectively acknowledges the lifestyle of the market today. It is almost inevitable for businesses in today’s era not to engage their brand through technology. And happy to say, most brands in various sectors and industries have adapted to the fast pace world of online shopping. Take for example our previous article for that matter. […]

#MOREFUNBPI JEEPNEY ATM. BPI and DOT make banking transactions more fun for foreigners visiting the Philippines.

BPI and Department of Tourism make banking more fun with dressed-up ATMs


 So Pinoy! That’s right! Starting November, select automated teller machines of BPI will be dressed-up in designs that are truly Pinoy! Thanks to the partnership between BPI and Department of Tourism (DOT), this project aims to make banking more fun for the foreigners who are visiting the country. Select ATMs feature designs that are reflective of the Filipino culture such as jeepney and popular Filipino tourist attractions such as the white sands of Boracay, Mayon Volcano, and the Tubbataha reef. #MoreFunBPI The campaign #MoreFunBPI was launched last November 20 at the BPI Head Office in Ayala, Makati. Also, the first ATM jeepney […]

ATM SKIMMING. Fraudulent withdrawal schemes on ATMs.

ATM cards security tips when using Automated Teller Machines


 ATM Skimming has become a hot issue these past few weeks with the recent rise in reports of Automated Teller Machines (ATM) reportedly used by skimmers to withdraw huge amount of money from depositors account. However that banks seek to protect their depositors at all costs from implementing a 2-factor security authentication process to the installation of the latest bank security technology, skimmers have likewise upgraded their card skimming tricks. It’s National Heroes Day today, Aug. 25, and here’s our contribution to become heroes in our own ways. Let us all be a hero and share these ATM cards security tips when using […]

GXI-RNET BOOST OPERATIONS OF RURAL BANKS AND COOPERATIVES NATIONWIDE. G-Xchange, Inc. President Paolo Baltao (4th from left) and Rural Net, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Daniel Arcenas (5th from left) lead the launch of CashKO, the country’s first 3-in-1 card designed to grow the businesses of rural banks, cooperatives and other agencies in the country. Joining them are (L-R): Mr. Eulogio Castillo, Cooperative Development Authority Administrator; Mr. Butz Aquino, Former Representative and Senator/Past Chairman National Cooperative Movement/Past Chairman Philippine Cooperative Center; Ms. Franchette C. Cardona, G-Xchange, Inc. Marketing Director; Mr. Ricardo Alair, G-Xchange, Inc. Sales Director; Ms. Renia C. Salinas, Victo National Chief Executive Officer and Atty. Edward Leandro Garcia, Rural Bankers Foundation Chairman.

G-Xchange and Rural Net partnership powered by Globe CashKO ATM


 1oth year G-Xchange, Inc. President, Paolo Baltao opened the floor during the G-Xchange and Rural Net MOA signing held at The Globe Tower recently to pave the way to rural banking and cooperative innovation through a mobile money platform that will provide innovative solutions to different sectors and make mobile money services more relevant to the growing market in the Philippines. G-Xchange (GXI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom that operates the telco’s flagship mobile commerce product GCash, further expands its reach nationwide as it partners with Rural Net, Inc. (RNet) to help create a platform designed to grow the businesses of […]