RCBC advocates bank consumer protection with latest online campaign

As today’s banking consumers shift to digital, RCBC wants Filipinos to make wise and careful choices in their transactions. While going online makes everyday activities easier and convenient, it also exposes accounts to risks which is why it is always important to take precautions to protect one’s personal information.
To remind everyone to be proactive in securing their bank accounts, the Yuchengco-led bank introduces a team of safety-savvy individuals, The Unstealables, to show the importance of keeping financial data secure both online and offline. With this unique trio, RCBC highlights the responsibility it shares with clients in keeping the integrity of their accounts by giving simple tips and smart practices.
Tasked with helping RCBC in educating Filipinos to be responsible and informed banking customers, The Unstealables includes:
Brad the traditional banker

Accessing financial services online might be the answer for some millennials these days but forBrad, nothing beats going …

Reaping the Bounty of Courage: BAVI’s Mascarinas recognized as Outstanding Leader in Asia at recent ACES Awards

Leading with vision and courage. Bounty Agro Ventures, Inc. (BAVI) President and General ManagerRonald Mascariñas accepts award as one of the Outstanding Leaders in Asia at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Awards.   
Bounty Agro Ventures, Inc. (BAVI) President and General Manager Ronald Mascarinaswas recently lauded as one of the Outstanding Leaders in Asia at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) held at the Fairmont Singapore last October 11, proving that he is anything but chicken in his leadership.
Cited as an individual who exhibits the ideal blend of business acumen, professionalism, entrepreneurial caliber and astuteness, Mascariñas was instrumental to the continued success of one of the largest poultry integrator companies in the country.
Under Mascariñas’ leadership, BAVI rose to be one of the top poultry integrators, and has set itself apart from the industry by being the first and only poultry integrator to offer No Antibioti…

HIV awareness must be made more understandable for young adults

Durex Philippines recently launched its Always Come Prepared campaign that aims create HIV awareness and help prevent it. Key organizations--UNAIDS, Love Yourself, and advocates from the medical field, and Boys Night Out (BNO), joined hands with Durex on its mission to curb HIV in the country. (L-R) BNO's Slick Rick, Reckitt Benckiser Read for regulatory Atty. Ricky Salvador, Sex Therapist Dr. Rica Cruz, UNAIDS Country Director for the Philippines Dr. Louie Ocampo, Reckitt Benckiser General Manager Chris Ritchie, Infectious Diseases Expert Dr. Marion Kwek, Love Yourself and Safe Spaces advocate LosifCadelina, and BNO's Toni Tony and Sam YG.
Only 15 percent of young adults aged 15 to 24 years old have knowledge about HIV prevention, a UNAIDS Philippines study showed. The lack of an extensive sex education in the curriculum is seen as a contributing factor—directly or indirectly—to the country’s high HIV growth rate.
Discussions on the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV have alwa…

Aurum Launches BT Collection, a Line of Stylish and Elegant Engagement nd Wedding Rings

Aurum adapts to today's fashion with a mixture of simple and high-end elegant jewelry, some of which are unique investment pieces sourced from abroad. They accept made to order designs and personalized jewelry for all occasions made from plain yellow gold, white gold, and platinum jewelry as well as pieces with various sizes of diamonds, colored stones, and south sea pearls. They also provide lifetime cleaning, repair, and appraisal services.
Last Oct. 18, Aurum launched a new product line of handcrafted engagement and wedding rings designed with elegance and style, known as BT Collection.

BT (Bridal Trousseau) Collection is the brainchild of cousins Bianca Prieto Santos and Tricie Legarda. Bianca has been designing and selling fashion jewelry for a decade, while Tricie has worked in fashion and fine jewelry retail companies for several years.

BT Collection was created to be able to offer a wide selection of quality wedding rings at reasonable prices. They take pride in knowing that …

RCBC joins industry forum on the future of payment for Filipinos with ePiso

RCBC took part in the recent The Future of Finance, Philippines 2018 conference with the theme “Strong Economy and Vital Innovation for the Philippines”. Organized by The Asian Banker,the annual forum featured discussions on the opportunities and challenges in the local banking market, how to reach the unbanked through digital technology, and how to successfully usher the country into the new era of digital banking.
A set of global speakers and panelists, including RCBC first senior vice president and head of digital banking group Margarita Lopez, presented case studies and best practices among more than 200 bankers, financial services professionals, policymakers, investors, innovators, regulators, academics, local, and international business leaders.
During the panel discussion on the Future of Payments for Filipinos, Lopez talked about the RCBC ePiso. “We want to enable easy, secure and convenient electronic payments as part of their day-to-day habits and once we do that, we then beco…

RCBC Savings Bank launches Dash and Drive raffle promo

As the inflation uptrend continues to impact consumer spending, hefty offers that give more value for money are a welcome breather.
RCBC Savings Bank (RSB) introduces the Dash and Drive raffle promo, where a free dash cam and a chance to win an all-expense-paid 4 days/3 nights trip for 2 to Bangkok awaits buyers of brand-new carsat selected Honda and Isuzu dealerships.
To earn an electronic raffle entry, visit any participating Yuchengco Group of Companies’ (YGC) Honda or Isuzu dealership and avail of an RSB auto loan worth at least P300,000. A free dashcam is given to those with a minimum loanable amount of P850,000 and a loan term of at least 3 years.
Participating dealerships are as follows: Honda Dealerships: Fairview, Greenhills, Kalookan, Marcos Hi-way. Manila, Marikina and Quezon City Isuzu Dealerships: Commonwealth, Greenhills, Manila and Leyte.
Promo period is from October 2 to December 31, 2018. Terms and conditions apply.
RCBC Savings Bank (RSB) is the consumer banking arm of Riza…


Virtual Card empowers gamers’ online experience with easy online payment option

MANILA, September 2018. History has been made with the announcement of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC)’s partnership with the country’s first-ever franchise-model mobile and desktop e-sports league, The Nationals. This is the first time that a local financial institution has officially supported such an event, recognizing electronic gaming community as one of today’s fastest growing e-commerce markets.

Despite being one of the biggest markets for online purchases, today's gamers know all too well the frustration of not being able to purchase in-game upgrades or special items without a credit card. To address this, RCBC introduced the MyWallet Virtual Card –a reloadable Visa prepaid card that gamers can use to buy ePins, DLCs and other upgrades online for their favorite games, even without a credit card.The MyWallet Virtual Card has no monthly maintaining balance and users can be assured of se…

Help unite the league with Jolly Kiddie Meal’s new DC Justice League collectibles

Young ones can enjoy hours of awesome superhero adventures with the latest Jolly Kiddie Meal toys, the DC Justice League! Jolly kids can help unite the league by collecting Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Supergirl to fight evil forces and save the world.
With their super strengths and abilities, powerful gadgets, lightning fast speed, and special powers, the DC Justice League superheroes can truly make playtime more exciting for little heroes.
Let the Man of Steel float in the air as he watches over the city by assembling the base and placing Superman on top. Kids can let the Caped Crusader fight criminals by simply inserting discs inside the Batmobile and pressing down on Batman’s head to shoot the discs. The Flash can also run after escaped enemies while leaving a lightning trail behind. Simply hold the base firmly and push him forward to see the base light up as he runs.

Trust Wonder Woman to round up the bad guys without a sweat. Just insert the lasso into her hand an…

RCBC encourages consumers to take active actions towards account security

The account safety and security of every banking consumer will always be the priority of any financial institution. Nowadays, many banks are improving their systems and taking active measures to prevent threats of loss, breach, or fraud to their clients’ bank account.
One of the largest commercial banks in the country, RCBC has long been recognized to be a trusted banking partner of many Filipinos. As it continues to put its customers first, it takes action to educate everyone about how they can help safeguard their accounts.
As a Bank customer, here are some simple practices you can follow to keep the integrity of your account:
Inform yourbank about changes in your personal information Just like how you should change your bank PIN to avoid fraudulent activities, personal details such as contact numbers, email addresses, and home addresses must also be updated as it helps the bank in making sure that information is securely delivered only to you.
Be aware of who you are speaking to Do n…


Makati Street Meet is kicking it up a notch with Fest of the Best 2018! Zomato Philippines and Mercato Centrale are bringing gathering the best and most popular restaurants and food concepts in and around Metro Manila. 
Find your favorites:

Expect an evening filled with the most amazing food, great music and arts and activity for everyone. Time to level up on your foodie game and visit us on October 7, 2018 at Paseo De Roxas Street from 4PM to 10 PM. Makati Street Meet: Fest of the Best 2018 is brought to you by Zomato Philippines and Mercato Centrale, in partnership with Make It Makati, Globe MyBusiness, Novellino Wines, and ShopBack.

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RCBC widens its online fund transfer network, offers lower interbank transfer rateswith Instapay

Many Filipinos today are turning to various digital platforms to make their everyday transactions quick and easy. Even local companies and organizations are shifting to online channels with programs that provide convenience and efficiency for their consumers.
Recently, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has introduced the National Retail Payment System (NRPS) framework to help create a safe, efficient, affordable and reliable electronic payment system that is interconnected and inter-operable, to pave the way for the country’s transition to a cash-lite economy.
In support of this endeavor, RCBC further elevates its services to bring a more efficient and affordable way of sending and receiving money anytime and anywhere in the country, with Instapay. Through this partnership, RCBC expands its network for inter-bank fund transfer to more than 20 financial institutions - including Bancnet banks and Instapay partners – enabling their clients to do real-time electronic payments & cre…

The Itchyworms returns to Singapore to scratch an itch

It  has  been  almost  a  decade  since  The  Itchyworms  performed  in  the  city-state  of Singapore. The  now-iconic  Marina Bay Sands was still under construction, for one, and Universal Studios was probably still in blueprints.

The last time the band was there in 2008, they performed in a double bill with Marcus Adoro. First, to serve as his backup band, playing songs from his seminal solo album, Markus Highway, andsecond,toplaytheirownsongs.Thenightendedinanepicextendedjamonold Eraserheads songs.

Theyearshaveonlymadetheband’swanderlust—itch,toborrowfromtheirname—for Singapura that much more insistent. The hunger for the hawker holy grail that is authentic laksa is quite real, and so is the thirst for performing in front of new audiences, such as Singapore’s music-loving folk, whether expats or locals.

Now,thebandwillfinallygettoscratchtheir decade-old itch for Singapore! The Itchyworms have partnered with the awesome people of Pinoy-powered events group Requiem Rising SG, tobringyo…