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Citibank offers debt payment relief to those displaced by Bohol-Cebu quake


Global banking giant Citibank has offered debt payment relief to credit cardholders and personal loan customers who were victimized by the recent 7.2-magnitude earthquake that devastated Central Visayas.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Transforming PH into a modern, cashless society

Iain Jamieson, Visa country manager for Philippines and Guam (right) shares a toast with Batara Sianturi, Citi Country Officer (left) and Bea Tan, Consumer Business Manager (Center), to celebrate the launch of the Citibank Visa payWave contactless credit card in the Philippines. MATIKAS SANTOS

Say goodbye to long lines at cashiers who are asking for a smaller bill or asking for coins when buying groceries at supermarkets, drinks at coffee shops, and tickets to the movies.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Century under-listing


It has recently come to the attention of the Philippine Stock Exchange that property developer Century Properties Group is enjoying the perks of a publicly listed corporation when only 3.55 billion, or only 37 percent, of its 9.68 billion in outstanding common shares are actually listed.

Posted: September 9th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Economy seen on brink of ‘miracle decade’

The Philippines is on the brink of what could be a “miracle decade” and likely to withstand any discrimination that emerging markets will bear in the current volatile global market environment, visiting Citigroup market experts said.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Lessons from his grandparents


Michael Zink, head of Citibank for Asean and Singapore country officer, laughs as he catches himself quoting yet again his grandparents. “May be I should write a book—“What I Learned from My Grandparents.”

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Citibank opens smart banking branch in PH

THE COUNTRY’S largest foreign bank, Citibank, has introduced smart banking in its Makati branch. With intuitive touch screens and high definition media walls, smart banking is a revolutionary banking experience designed to attract, engage and connect clients with products and services, all on demand.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Citibank ties up with Megaworld for credit card


Citibank has teamed up with tycoon Andrew Tan-led property developer Megaworld Corp. to roll out a co-branded credit card product that offers perks in the latter’s various retail and recreational hubs.

Posted: November 19th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Biz Buzz: DBP ins and outs


One of the biggest challenges Gil Buenaventura will face when he reemerges from a short-lived retirement on October 22 to become the new president of Development Bank of the Philippines is to fill up a shrinking plantilla.

Posted: October 3rd, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

BSP likely to slash interest rates anew to curb strong peso—Citibank


Despite recent hints of an ending “dovish” or monetary-easing cycle, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas might slash interest rates one more time to curb a sharp peso appreciation and temper speculative capital flows, Citibank’s chief Asia-Pacific economist said.

Posted: October 2nd, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Biz Buzz: New FAs at PAL


After an aggressive information campaign to announce its new recruitment drive, Philippine Airlines human resources officials were swamped last weekend by applicants who wanted to join the ranks of the flag carrier’s cabin crew team.

Posted: August 15th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Citibank offers 30-day relief to credit card holders affected by flood


Similar to the debt relief granted to victims of Tropical Storm Ondoy in 2009, Citibank is offering a 30-day payment holiday to credit card holders and personal loan borrowers victimized by the recent floods.

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Ex-bank exec slapped with theft case for allegedly pocketing P100-M

Department of Justice office in Manila. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DoJ) approved the filing of 87 counts of qualified theft case against a former executive of Citibank for allegedly embezzling over P100 million of his client’s money.

Posted: July 12th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »



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