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Veterans Bank Highlights Growth in 2013 to Stockholders

Philippine Veterans Bank announced during the annual stockholders’ meeting last June 20, 2014 that total resources of the Bank grew from P54.93 billion to P55.59 billion.

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Time to Think Big

Over the past months, the Philippines has benefited from a steady stream of visits from foreign dignitaries including US President Barack Obama, US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and New Zealand Trade Minister Tim Groser.

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Veterans’ Bank Goes After LGU Clients

On top of lending to corporate clients, the Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) is tapping the local government units (LGU) to boost their lending business.

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PVB Directors Donate to DZMM’s Garantisadong Bangka Project

The onslaught of typhoon Yolanda last year severely affected the livelihood of fisher-folks in the provinces of Samar and Leyte and while both provinces are still reeling from the effects of Yolanda, a respite was felt last July thanks to 28 fiberglass fishing boats donated by radio station, DZMM.

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PVB Director Judith Lopez Receives PRC Award

PVB director Judith Lopez (center) was a recipient of the “Outstanding Professional of the Year for Accountancy” from the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) during the latter’s 41st Founding Anniversary Celebration held at the PICC last June 2014.

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PVB Inaugurates Timekeeping Kiosks at Tagbilaran City Hall

Philippine Veterans Bank inaugurated recently a timekeeping kiosk it has provided the City Government of Tagbilaran for the latter’s convenience in managing the time-ins and time-outs of its employees.

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Bermudez: A New Leadership Style at PVB

Joey Bermudez may not be a descendant of a war veteran but this seasoned banker is the best soldier to head the Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB), one of the fastest growing medium-sized commercial banks in the country.

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From Cadavers to Money, Money, Money

This bank president used to work on night shifts, watching over dead bodies lodged in a hospital facility just to earn his college degree.

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Araw ng Kagitingan Fun Run Attracts 300

Around 300 people joined a fun run starting in the capital city to Mount Samat in Pilar town on Sunday to commemorate Bataan Day.

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Global Sustainability Body Elects De Ocampo as Board

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) chair and former finance chief Roberto F. de Ocampo, O.B.E., has been elected member of Board of Directors of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

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Phil Veterans Bank Plans Doubling of Retail Loan Business

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) plans to double its retail loan portfolio with the expansion of its mortgage lending this year.

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PVB launches ‘Home Loan Free Home’ to boost loan portfolio to P2 billion

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB), one of the more product innovative commercial banks in the country, expects to sustain a double-digit growth in its home lending portfolio this year to a total of P2 billion on the back of robust consumer demand and booming real estate investment in the country through its Home Loan Free Home Promo.

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PVB Sponsors WWII Documentary “Corregidor: The Road Back”

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) sponsored last December 2013 the Gala Premiere of “Corregidor: The Road Back”, a 53-minute documentary that focuses on one of the more popular battlegrounds of World War II action in the Philippines– Corregidor.

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De Ocampo Fears for PHL Becoming a Regional Laggard

Former Finance Secretary and Philippine Veterans Bank Chairman Roberto de Ocampo, called on the financial community to come prepared and ready to make its presence felt at the upcoming integration of countries under the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) in just a couple of years from now.

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PHL Urged to Prepare Now for ASEAN Integration

The Philippines should prepare early for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) set to take effect next year to be able to compete with its counterparts in the region, former Finance Secretary Roberto de Ocampo said.

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PVB, Bataan Sign MOA to Mark 1st Freedom Run

As a way of honoring Filipino World War II Veterans who played an important role in defending the nation’s freedom and democracy, the Philippine Veterans Bank in partnership with the government of Bataan formally launched the Bataan Freedom Run that would honor the country’s national heroes.

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Last Three Minutes

For a basketball-crazed country like the Philippines, the phrase “last three minutes” conjures up the feverish excitement of being able to put the finishing touches to an apparent march to victory or to come from behind to “snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.”

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The Philippine Economy 2014: Fearless Forecast

PVB Chairman Roberto de Ocampo, delivered his fearless forecast of the Philippine economy during the Bases Conversion and Development Authority Group’s Board Meeting held last December 4, 2013.

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De Ocampo Joins GRI Board

International non-profit organization Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) recently appointed Roberto de Ocampo, to its board of directors.

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Tough Times Face Aquino in Final Half of His Term – De Ocampo

The first half of President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s term was marked by laudable accomplishments, but the final three years will present tough challenges since he will be facing political and economic storms

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Cash-rich Banks Under Pressure to Keep Lending

LOCAL lenders are up to their ears in liquidity but are faced with the challenge of lending more to remain competitive.

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PHL Economy to Grow 6.5% in 2014

THE local economy was forecast to grow by 6.5 percent next year in terms of the gross domestic product (GDP), with the peso relatively stable on the back of resilient remittance, single-digit inflation and barely changed interest rates.

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PVB continues to serve Filipino war veterans

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently reaffirmed its partnership with Filipino war veterans, as the board of trustees of the Veterans of World War II (BTVWWII)

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Wartime Memoir by Lt. Col. Frisco San Juan Launched

The wartime memoir of Lt. Col. Frisco San Juan, entitled In Search of Heroes, war recently launched coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Board of Trustees for the Veterans of World War II (BTVWWII)

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RBAP 56th Charter Anniversary Speech

The following is the speech delivered by PVB Chairman Roberto de Ocampo, OBE to members of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) last November 11, 2013 at the Manila Hotel on the occasion of RBAP’s 56th Charter Anniversary.

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New Libera Album Launched in the Philippines

Libera, the chart-topping London boys’ choir, has recently released their newest album in the Philippines late October of this year as part of the choir’s partaking in the Philippine-UK Friendship Week led by the Chairman of British Alumni Association of the Philippines and Philippine Veterans Bank

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PHL Urged to Be Ready for ASEAN Integration

Philippine Veterans Bank chairman and former Finance Secretary Roberto de Ocampo urged the public and private sector to prepare for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in order to keep pace with other member countries.

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Gearing for ASEAN Economic Community 2015 through Quality, Productivity and Competitiveness

The following was delivered by Chairman Roberto de Ocampo, OBE, to the Philippine Quality and Productivity Movement (PQPM) on the occasion of the PQPM’s 31st National Congress held last October 16, 2013.

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PVB Officers Join Annual VFP Executive Board Visit to PMA

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) Branch Banking Officers joined the Executive Board of the Veterans Federation of the Philippines (VFP) on their annual visit to the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) last September.

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National Leaders Take Part In Teach for the Philippines Week

Teach for the Philippines (TFP), an organization committed to end educational inequity, recently celebrated the success of its first ever Teach for the Philippines Week (TFPW) which took place early September. In an effort to expand its cause, the organization recruited key leaders in both public and private sectors to teach in several of its partner schools in Quezon City.

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Inclusive Happiness

Without a doubt, the most effective national tagline we have crafted to date is “It’s more fun in the Philippines,” which, as Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez puts it, captures the essence of the Filipino character.

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Joey A. Bermudez is New President of Philippine Veterans Bank

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) Chairman Roberto de Ocampo, OBE, and its Board of Directors recently elected Joey A. Bermudez as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the bank as part of the plans to revitalize the medium-sized commercial financial institution, and turn it into a major player in the banking industry led by a high-caliber and world-class management team.

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Bancnet – SM gift cards promo

Spend at least P1,500 to earn an electronic raffle ticket when you use your Veteran Teller ATM Card to pay for purchases at the SM Store, SM Hypermarket, SM Supermarket, SaveMore, or WalterMart Supermarket.

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Veterans Bank Formally Launches Multi-Functional ATM/ID Card

As part of its business expansion plan for the remainder of 2013, local commercial banking player Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) offers a new innovative and value-added service to its clientele called the VeteranTeller All-in-One ATM/ID Card.

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Veterans Bank Expands ATM Network in Batangas

Continuing in its commitment to provide the countryside with access to banking services and products, Philippine Veterans Bank recently inaugurated a couple of VeteranTeller ATMs in the province of Batangas, namely in the municipalities of Lobo and Malvar.

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Former Finance Secretary Roberto de Ocampo is new PVB Chair

Former Finance Secretary Roberto or “Bobby” F. de Ocampo, OBE has been elected as Chairman by the Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) Board of Directors.

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Veterans Bank Q1 Net Income Hits P484 Million

Philippine Veterans Bank’s unaudited net income for the first quarter of 2013 was reported at P484 million, already surpassing the 2013 target of P353 million and 2012 yearend net income figure of P355 million.

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Veterans Bank Traveling Exhibit Highlights Davao in World War II

Visitors to SM City Davao Annex –Ecoland will get a chance to brush up on their World War II history with the mounting of Philippine Veterans Bank’s World War II Traveling Exhibit at the mall’s ground floor starting June 1 up to June 12, 2013.

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True Stories Contest Winners Awarded

The top three winners of the 2013 World War II True Stories Narrative-Writing Contest officially received their prizes last May in an awarding ceremony held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Makati City.

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A Look at World War II in the Philippines with Veterans Bank Traveling Exhibit at SM City GenSan

The Philippines celebrated Veterans Week in early April and in time for the celebration, Philippine Veterans Bank mounted its World War II Traveling Exhibit in General Santos City to help raise awareness for the event amongst the people of SOCCSKSARGEN.

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Retail Banking Joins Open House Events in Laguna

Veterans Bank’s Retail Banking Division (RBD) recently participated in a couple of Open House events held by a couple of real estate developers with projects in the province of Laguna.

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SMS/Mobile Banking Now Available at Veterans Bank

Through the use of mobile phones, close to 300,000 ATM cardholders of Philippine Veterans Bank can now do banking transactions such as fund transfers and bills payments without having to visit their branches of account.

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A Bank Where Social Responsibility is at the Core of its Existence

The Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) was first conceived in 1956, after a reparations agreement, as part of a peace treaty, had been signed with Japan. A portion of the money provided by Japan, which invaded the archipelago in 1941 during World War II, was put into a trust fund for veterans of the war.

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2013 WW2 True Stories Launches

Philippine Veterans Bank and the Philippine Daily Inquirer are once again inviting high school students from all over the country to get their creative writing juices flowing as they launch the 2013 World War II True Stories Writing Contest.

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Hinugyaw Festival Culminates with Opening of Veterans Bank Traveling Exhibit

This year’s 13th Koronadal Hinugyaw Festival jointly celebrated with the city’s 73rd Foundation Anniversary ended on a high note – the launch of the multi-awarded Philippine Veterans Bank World War II Traveling Exhibit at Koronadal City Hall Lobby.

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Veterans Bank Holds Medical Mission for War Heroes in Lingayen, Pangasinan

The intermittent rain showers over the City of Lingayen did not dampen the spirits of around 200 World War II Filipino veterans from availing the free medical services and medicines at the medical mission for veterans sponsored by Philippine Veterans Bank.

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Veterans Bank ATM Goes Online in Iloilo City Hall

To provide convenience to City Hall employees in withdrawing much-needed cash, Philippine Veterans Bank has recently installed a new VeteranTeller automated teller machine (ATM) at the Iloilo City Hall lobby and has launched it in partnership with the local government.

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Veterans Bank Teams Up with Microsoft Philippines for IT Systems Upgrade

To improve the productivity of its business processes which in turn will lead to better and more efficient delivery of banking services to its customers, Philippine Veterans Bank has teamed-up with Microsoft Philippines to upgrade its IT systems.

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Veterans Bank Partners with HGC for Bankers-Builders-and-Buyers Program

Philippine Veterans Bank, a medium-sized commercial bank owned by World War II veterans and their heirs, is one of 14 banks tapped by Home Guarantee Corporation (HGC) to be a strategic partner for its recently-launched Bankers-Builders-and-Buyers Program (BBB Program) which aims to make home-buying through HGC easier and faster for Filipinos.

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Revised MoA in Servicing PVAO Pensioners

Philippine Veterans Bank, a commercial bank owned by World War II Filipino veterans and their heirs, reiterated its support to the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) after signing a revised Memorandum of Agreement on the Direct Remittance Pension Servicing System (DRPSS) together with six other banks.

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Veterans Bank Automates Employee Attendance at Calamba Water District

The Calamba Water District (CWD) is the latest recipient of a timekeeping kiosk and bio-metric unit from Philippine Veterans Bank. In a simple ceremony held recently, CWD and Veterans Bank officers spearheaded the official launch of the new equipment that will automate the attendance monitoring of employees of the local government corporation.

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Veterans Bank, LRA Inaugurate ATM and Timekeeping Kiosk

The partnership between the Land Registration Authority (LRA) and Philippine Veterans Bank has been made stronger after both parties inaugurated and launched recently a VeteranTeller ATM and a timekeeping kiosk at the LRA Office in Quezon City.

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Gadgets & GC’s Garantisado Promo Launches

To thank its customers for 20 years of success, Veterans Bank is launching the Gadgets & GC’s Garantisado! Deposit Promo, a promotions aimed at rewarding customers who maintain significant deposits with the Bank.

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Veterans Bank Holds Photo Exhibit at Historic Train Station

A photo exhibit entitled, “War of Our Fathers,” produced and conceptualized by the Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) is currently on display at the defunct historic San Fernando train station as a tribute to Filipino fighters during the Second World War.

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Veterans Bank Directors Elected

Philippine Veterans Bank announced the election of its Board of Directors in the recent annual stockholders’ meeting held at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City where some 5,000 stockholders, Filipino World War II veterans, widows and heirs were in attendance.

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Veterans Bank Sponsors PNR Jingle by Noel Cabangon

Jingle Sponsorship. Philippine Veterans Bank has sponsored the creation of Philippine National Railways’ (PNR) official jingle entitled “Pinoy na Riles”.

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Koronadal City engages veterans bank for payroll and offsite atm

Continuing in its aim to empower local government units nationwide, Philippine Veterans Bank signed recently a memorandum of agreement with the City of Koronadal whereby the bank will be providing the city with an automated teller machine (ATM) located at the City Hall.

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Gerona Avails of VeteranTeller ATM and Timekeeping Device

Philippine Veterans Bank, together with Municipality of Gerona, Tarlac, recently inaugurated a VeteranTeller ATM and a timekeeping kiosk, both of which are installed in the town’s Municipal Hall.

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City Government of Legazpi Avails of Veterans Bank’s Timekeeping Kiosks

To improve the monitoring of its employees’ attendance, the City Government of Legazpi unveiled recently the new timekeeping devices it has received from Philippine Veterans Bank in an inauguration ceremony attended by officials from the City Government and the Bank.

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South Cotabato Municipalities Avail of Veterans Bank Real Property and Business Tax Collection System

The ten municipalities comprising the Province of South Cotabato will soon be using a single property and business tax collection system after sealing a deal with Philippine Veterans Bank.

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Two VeteranTeller ATMs Go Online in Butuan City

Philippine Veterans Bank, a private commercial bank owned by World War II veterans and their heirs, recently inaugurated two newly-installed VeteranTeller ATMs in Butuan City.

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Veterans Bank Nets P519 Million in 2011

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) reported an audited net income of P519.07 million for the year 2011. Bank officials said the net income was mainly derived from interest income from lending, trading gains and strategic management of its foreign exchange and investment portfolio.

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WW2 Traveling Exhibit Displayed at DepEd

After a touring various cities in Mindanao the multi-awarded PVB World War II Traveling Exhibit is back again in Metro Manila at the Lobby at the Department of Education Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City. The exhibit was on display and open to the public April 3 until May 2.

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Veterans Bank Bags Quill Award for Excellence

For the effective public relations execution of its PVB World War II Traveling Exhibit, Veterans Bank was awarded an Award of Excellence at the 10th Philippine Quill Awards held last November 28, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila.

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Veterans Bank Sponsors Book on Pangasinan WWII Heroes

This year marks the 67th Anniversary of the Lingayen Gulf Landings and to commemorate the special occasion, the Pangasinan Provincial Government and Philippine Veterans Bank sponsored the publication and printing of the book “Biographical Sketches of Pangasinan Heroes of World War II”.

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PVB Aids Sendong Victims

Veterans Bank offered a helping hand to the victims of typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City in Northern Mindanao via a donation drive through its branch network nationwide.

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Veterans Bank Signs Memorandum of Agreement with Iloilo City Government

Continuing its commitment to offer bank business solutions to its clients from both the public and private sectors, Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) signed a memorandum of agreement with the City Government of Iloilo last October 2011 that saw both parties mutually benefit from the installation of timekeeping devices.

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World War II Traveling Exhibit Begins 2012 Tour in Koronadal

The multi-awarded Veterans Bank World War II Traveling Exhibit started its 2012 tour in Mindanao with a second exhibition visit in Koronadal City.

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VeteranTeller ATMs in Two Batangas Municipalities Activated

Two municipalities in Batangas are now enjoying the services of VeteranTeller ATMs after the machines became operational late last year. The bank inaugurated the two ATMs in simple ceremonies along with local government officials.

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World War II Mural Unveiled at Baguio Branch

Veterans Bank recently unveiled a photo-mural in its Baguio Branch detailing historical events and images of the City during World War II. The mural is a tribute to the Bank’s shareholders, the almost 400,000 Filipino World War II heroes.

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Time Deposit Prize Fiesta Winners

Philippine Veterans Bank concluded its successful long-term time deposit promo entitled Time Deposit Prize Fiesta with the simultaneous drawing of the Grand Prize and 3rd Minor Draw winners last October 2011.

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Veterans Bank Declares Cash Dividends

A successful 2010 for Philippine Veterans Bank has allowed it to declare cash dividends of eight percent (8%) for preferred and two percent (2%) for common shareholders.

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PVB Awards True Stories Contest Winners

Philippine Veterans Bank recently held a simple awarding ceremony for the winners of its recently held World War II True Stories Contest, a narrative-writing contest for high school students that aims to capture anecdotes and real-life accounts of Filipino World War II veterans or of Filipinos who survived those turbulent times.

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Time Deposit Prize Fiesta Minor Draw Winners Announced

Philippine Veterans Bank is pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd Minor Draw of the bank’s Time Deposit Prize Fiesta held last June 8 at the PVB Head Office in Makati under the supervision of a DTI representative.

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Marikina Government Signs Loan Agreement with Veterans Bank

Furthering its commitment to help local government units with their plans and programs, Philippine Veterans Bank recently signed a new loan agreement amounting to Php 600 million with the City Government of Marikina.

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Municipality of San Juan-Batangas Partners with Veterans Bank

Pursuant to its aim of helping in the nation’s countryside development, Philippine Veterans Bank has forged a partnership with the Municipal Government of San Juan in Batangas whereby the municipality will be availing of Veterans Bank’s products and services.

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Veterans Bank’s True Stories Contest Wins Anvil Award of Merit

In 2009, Philippine Veterans Bank, in partnership with the Philippine Daily Inquirer launched the World War II True Stories Contest, with the aim of preserving the heroic, patriotic, and often heart-warming stories and anecdotes of those Filipinos who lived through those tumultuous times of our nation’s history.

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War of Our Fathers Exhibit at Glorietta 5

As part of the week-long celebration of Veterans Week and in commemoration of the 69th Araw ng Kagitingan, Philippine Veterans Bank’s World War II Traveling Exhibit

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Intervest Holds Groundbreaking of One Santiago Place

Intervest Projects, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Philippine Veterans Bank, held the groundbreaking ceremony for its latest project, One Santiago Place, in Malinta, Valenzuela City.

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Time Deposit Prize Fiesta 1st Minor Draw Winners

The 1st minor draw of the Philippine Veterans Bank Time Deposit Prize Fiesta was held last February 9 at the PVB Branch Banking Group Meeting Room under the supervision of a DTI representative.

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SDAI-PVB Special District Inducts New Officers

The SDAI-PVB Special District inducted new sets of officers for the entire district and its three posts recently with the officers sworn into their offices...

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Veterans Bank Exceeds 2010 Target Income

In a year that made election history with the country’s first automated polls and the election of Benigno Simeon Aquino as president, following the footsteps of his late mother, and as the lingering effects of the global recession continued, Philippine Veterans Bank managed to weather the storm of social, political, and economic upheavals to remain in the black.

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BSP Approves PVB - MPI Merger

The merger between Philippine Veterans Bank and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Monarch Properties, Inc., has finally come to fruition.

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Veterans Bank Joins Bancnet

Philippine Veterans Bank is one of the three latest members of Bancnet, the largest interbank network in the Philippines.

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TD Prize Fiesta Promo

Time Deposit Prize Fiesta Raffle Promo

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WW2 Exhibit Goes to Dagupan

In time for the 66th Anniversary of the Lingayen Gulf Landings, Philippine Veterans Bank brought the world class traveling exhibit entitled "War of Our Fathers - A Tribute to Filipino Freedom Fighters" to the City of Dagupan

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IBD Arranges Binangonan Term Loan

Philippine Veterans Bank’s Investment Banking Division (IBD) is on the road to finalize arrangement for its first LGU syndicated term loan facility with the Municipality of Binangonan, Rizal.

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BSP Circulars 681 and 705

Since 1 January 2011, Philippine Veterans Bank has been observing and strictly implementing the procedures embodied by BSP Circular 681 and as amended by BSP Circular 705.

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Medical Mission in Pangasinan

Philippine Veterans Bank and the Veterans Federation of the Philippines, in coordination with the Provincial Government of Pangasinan, recently participated in a medical mission for the benefit of Filipino World War II veterans living in Pangasinan.

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IBD, PPI Sign MoA

Through its Investment Banking Division, Philippine Veterans Bank entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Primeland Properties, Inc. (PPI) sealing a Php 28.9 million developmental and bridge financing facility for the latter.

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PVB-Union CBA

November 10, 2010 – marked the culmination of the series of efforts poured by different officers behind the collective-bargaining agreement (CBA) negotiations and was celebrated through a short program attended by the New PVB Employees Union (NPVBEU) leadership as well as the bank’s senior officers.

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Add'l Term Loan for San Miguel Granted

Philippine Veterans Bank recently granted the Municipal Government of San Miguel, Bulacan an additional 7-year term loan facility of Php 45 million that will be used to import various heavy equipment for the maintenance and development of the municipality’s barangay roads.

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Veterans Bank Revenue Up in Q3

Philippine Veterans Bank posted an unaudited net income of P327.43 million for the first nine months of 2010, a significant 11.75% increase in revenue over the same period last year.

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Veterans Bank at 18!

Philippine Veterans Bank celebrated its 18th Anniversary with a simple yet delightful event held at ground floor lobby of the PVB Head Office.

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Traveling Exhibit Makes Roxas City its 2010 Final Stop

The PVB World War II Traveling Exhibit entitled “War of Our Fathers” made Roxas City in Capiz its final stop for the year after trips in Palawan, Kalibo, Tagbilaran and Metro Manila.

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PVB Inaugurates Pasay Branch

Philippine Veterans Bank recently inaugurated its branch located along Libertad Street in Pasay City in a simple ceremony attended by bank officials and their special guests.

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Inauguration PVB Malolos

The City of Malolos’ rich historic culture gets another boost as Philippine Veterans Bank, a private commercial bank with rich ties to Philippine history, recently inaugurated its branch in the city.

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Tagbilaran Twin Events

Philippine Veterans Bank recently made its presence felt in Tagbilaran City in Bohol with the holding of two special events that showcased the bravery of our Filipino World War II veterans and displayed the bank’s commitment to service, respectively.

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Gov. Vi Graces PVB Lipa Inauguration

Philippine Veterans Bank’s inauguration of its Lipa City branch was made extra-special as the event was graced by none other than the Batangas governor herself, Governor Vilma Santos, who also led the ribbon-cutting ceremony along with Veterans Bank President and CEO, Ricardo A. Balbido Jr.

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Kalibo Exhibit and Branch Inauguration

After its recent stint in Tagbilaran City, Philippine Veterans Bank’s Traveling World War II Exhibit makes Kalibo, Aklan its next stop at the same time the bank inaugurates its branch in the municipality.

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PVB Inaugurates San Pablo Branch

The late morning shower did not dampen the spirits of all those who attended the recent formal inauguration of Philippine Veterans Bank’s San Pablo, Laguna branch which was led by Laguna Governor E.R. Ejercito III along with PVB President and CEO Ricardo A. Balbido Jr.

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PVB Participates in 3rd BT-IR Auction

PVB participated as Primary Bank and Bidder in the 3rd and Final Tranche Dutch Auction of the PhP 6.3Bn. Burley Tobacco Incremental Internal Revenue (BT-IR) Notes Monetization held last August 03, 2010.

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PVB Thunderbird Press Release

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB), one of the country’s top commercial banks, recently granted EastBay Resorts, Inc., owner and operator of Thunderbird Resorts in Rizal and Poro Point, a P260 million loan agreement to finance the expansion of the latter’s property in Binangonan.

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PHILIPPINE VETERANS BANK PARTICIPATES IN PHP 6.3BN BURLEY
TOBACCO-INCREMENTAL REVENUE (BT-IR) NOTES MONETIZATION

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently participated in the initial tranche auction of the Php 6.37Bn Burley Tobacco Incremental Internal Revenue (BT-IR) Notes as a primary bank.

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Branch Inaugurations Well Underway

Philippine Veterans Bank's branch expansion program remained evident in the first half of 2010 with the continued inauguration of newly-opened and newly-relocated branches all over the country.

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Veterans Bank Launches New Time Deposit Products

Philippine Veterans Bank, a leading private commercial bank with 60 branches nationwide, is pleased to announce the launch of two new time deposit products that are sure to attract individuals who wish to earn significant returns from their savings.

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Best World War II True Story Picked

A story about a 15-year old lookout and runner for Bulacan guerillas against Japanese forces won the coveted grand prize in the second installation of World War II True Stories

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World War II Exhibit at SM City North EDSA

The highly successful World War II Traveling Exhibit by Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) hit the road again with its first stop this year at a popular shopping mall just in time for the 112th celebration of Philippine Independence Day.

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Veterans Bank declares cash dividends

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) announced it has declared cash dividends of eight percent (8%) for preferred and two percent (2%) for common shareholders, in the Bank's recent annual stockholders' meeting.

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Veterans Bank opens 10 branches in 2010

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently opened 10 new branches beefing up its network to 60 branches nationwide. Last January 18th, PVB simultaneously opened 10 new branches all over the country.

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Philippine Veterans Bank Launches 2010 World War II True Stories Contest

Philippine Veterans Bank in partnership with Philippine Daily Inquirer and the Department of Education, launches today 2010 World War II True Stories.

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Philippine Veterans Bank signs Guarantee Line Agreement with LGU Guarantee Corporation

LGU Guarantee Corporation (LGUGC) formally signed the Guarantee Line Agreement of P1Billion last January 19, 2010 at the AIM Conference Center Manila, Makati City

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PVB, Clark Sign P10 Million Lease Agreement

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) and state-owned Clark Development Corporation (CDC) recently signed a P10 million lease agreement at the CDC Corporate Headquarters.

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OFW Collection MOA Signed by PVB, PhilHealth

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) recently formalized an agreement that will allow overseas Filipino workers in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar to annually pay for their premiums through PVB.

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PVB Partners with ECO Asia for Financing of Green Projects

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB), headed by President and CEO Ricardo Balbido Jr., and Environmental Cooperation Asia (ECO-Asia), led by Chief of Party Dr. Peter du Pont, recently sealed a partnership that will assist clean technology project developers in the Philippines to access local and international financing sources for environmentally-focused endeavors.

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Lingayen WWII Memorial unveiled

The Pangasinan Provincial Government in partnership with Philippine Veterans Bank and the Veterans Federation of the Philippines recently unveiled the newly refurbished Lingayen World War II memorial, located at the Provincial Capitol Grounds, Lingayen, Pangasinan.

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Philippine Veterans Bank opens Antipolo Branch

Philippine Veterans Bank inaugurated another new branch located near the famous Antipolo Church at 182 P. Oliveros St., Barangay San Roque, Antipolo City.

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PVB Inaugurates New Dagupan Branch

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently inaugurated its newly relocated branch in Dagupan City with Mayor Alipio Fernandez as the Guest of Honor.

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Veterans Bank Celebrates 17 Years

Philippine Veterans Bank celebrated its 17th anniversary last August 7 by recognizing the dedication of 112 employees and honoring the loyalty and stalwartness of three retirees.

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PVB signs MOA with Provincial Government of Zamboanga Del Sur

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently inked a Memorandum of Agreement for the P812.5 M Term Loan Facility for the Provincial Government of Zamboanga Del Sur.

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PVB, Zamboanga Sibugay ink Term Loan for Provincial Hospital

The P327M Term loan facility Agreement for the Provincial Government of Zamboanga Sibugay (LGU) was signed on August 11, 2009 at the office of the Governor in Ipil Zamboanga Sibugay.

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PVB declares cash & stock dividends, elects Directors

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) announced it has declared cash dividends of eight percent (8%) for preferred and two percent (2%) for common shareholders

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Veterans Bank’s Traveling Exhibit at the AFP Theater

Philippine Veterans Bank’s (PVB’s) Traveling Exhibit “The War of our Fathers… A Tribute to the Filipino Freedom Fighters”

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VETERANS BANK INAUGURATES BUTUAN BRANCH

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) inaugurated its Branch in Butuan City, which relocated to its new address at J.C. Aquino Avenue corner Imadejas Subdivision.

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Veterans Bank Sponsors “Battle of Ising” Exhibit

Veterans Bank is one of the major sponsors of the “Battle of Ising” Exhibit and Catalog written by Marie Silva-Vallejo, as a tribute to its former Vice-Chairman, Atty. Peregrino Andres

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Certificate of Recognition awarded to Paniqui Branch

PVB Paniqui Branch received a Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation through a Joint Resolution of the Veterans Federation of the Philippines Region III, 1st and 2nd Victoria Veterans Post and 2nd Tarlac Veterans District last April 16, 2009.

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SDAI’s Medical Mission Benefits Hundreds of Pensioners

The Sons and Daughters Association Inc. (SDAI) – Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) Special District organized a Medical Mission at Camp Aguinaldo and Alta Vista Branches last March 20, 2009.

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Blood Letting Drive @ PVB

Once again, the VFP Sons and Daughters Association Inc. – PVB Special District in cooperation with Red Cross - Rizal Chapter held a blood letting drive at the Head Office - HRODD Training Center last March 26.

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PVB now 20th Largest Commercial Bank

In the most recent Quarterly Banking Report published by Businessworld, Philippine Veterans Bank has been listed as the 20th largest commercial bank in the country

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War of our Fathers exhibited in China

Filipino valor in the last world war is on display in China.

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Winning war stories announced

Liliha Chelle D. Baleña’s story of a young radio technician who helped the country fight the Japanese won first prize in the WWII True Stories contest among high school students

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PVB Sponsors Manila Premiere of "Unsurrendered"

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently sponsored the Manila Premiere of “Unsurrendered: 100 voices” – a video documentary featuring the lives and stories of the Filipino Guerillas and “Bolomen” of World War II.

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Winners of the Tulong Barya

Para sa Eskwela Contest

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VISMIN LEAGUE GETS TOP HONORS

Fast Forward 4’s top honors goes to League 5 with an impressive production of Php 136.5M (as of December 2008)

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PVB Signed MOA with Government of Albay

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) signed a Memorandum of Agreementwith Provincial Government of Albay.

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PVB Signed MOA with Government of Iriga City

City Government of Iriga City signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Philippine Veterans Bank to install an Off-Site ATM.

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NLRC Is New Leaseholder of PVB Building Butuan City

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) allowed the National Labor Relations Commission to be the leaseholder of the new PVB Building in Butuan.

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PVB signed MOA with Government of Rizal

Philippine Veterans Bank and Provincial Government of Rizal signed a Memorandum of Agreement that will allow the bank to install an Off-site ATM / Time.

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Veterans Bank offers loans for pensioners

Good news for SSS Pensioners! Philippine Veterans Bank is now offering loans for SSS pensioners, the first among commercial banks.

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Veterans Bank inaugurates Paniqui Tarlac Branch

PVB New Branch Building. Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently inaugurated its new Branch in Paniqui, Tarlac. Located right in the heart of the town’s commercial & financial district, PVB Paniqui branch is at the corner of Zamora and Burgos Streets.

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PVB Exhibit Reaches Vigan

Philippine Veterans Bank recently held its traveling exhibit entitled “War of Our Fathers. A Tribute to the Filipino Freedom Fighter” at the Vigan Cultural and Trade Center last May 20 to June 21.

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PVB Exhibit Reaches Vigan 2

Former Ilocos Sur Governor Carmelling Crisologo (2nd from left) and Dr. Godofredo S. Reyes (seated) formallyopen the Philippine Veterans Bank WWII traveling exhibit at the Vigan Cutlture and Trade Center.

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PVB Ledesco Development Corporation MOA

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Ledesco Development Corporation extending a P9.8 million Contract-to-Sell Facility for the ongoing real estate project in Tagaytay City.

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Veterans Bank WWII exhibit in Tuguegarao

Veterans Bank’s world-class traveling exhibit is now in Tuguegarao, Cagayan until July 18 as part of the 63rd anniversary of the Liberation of Tuguegarao

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PVB signed MOA with Pasay City Government

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Pasay City Government concerning the P600 M Loan for the new Pasay City Hall Complex

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PVB launches pension thru ATM/Debit Card

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) and Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) recently inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) during a luncheon hosted by PVAO.

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PVB has Top Offsite ATM

Megalink’s Top Offsite ATM performance for the year 2007 went to PVB’s Alta Vista-Innovative offsite ATM.

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PVB Assets jump 11.5% in 1Q, Elects Directors

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) total resources jumped by 11.5% to P40.6 billion as of the first quarter of 2008, from the P36.4 billion figure reported as of December 2007, mostly driven by the increase in bank’s deposits.

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Philippine Veterans Banks Traveling Exhibit

Dubbed as the "War of our Fathers, A Tribute to the Filipino Freedom Fighters"...the exhibit has 43 panels that show wartime photos, artifacts, documents and video presentation

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Batangas Gov’t avails of PVB 3-in-1 ATM Card

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) and the Batangas Provincial Government recently inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) during the Province’s Independence Day Rites.

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VETERANS BANK’S 3Q net income jumps to P425M

Philippine Veterans Bank’s unaudited net profit for the first nine months rose to P425.4 million, 55% higher than the P275 million posted for the same period last year, and already surpassing the Bank’s 2006 audited net income of P415.07 million.

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PVB declares 8% dividends, elects Directors

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) announced it has declared cash dividends of eight percent for preferred and one percent for common shareholders.

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PVB Travelling WWII Exhibit Opens In Baguio

World War II vintage photos, artifacts and memorabilia is now on display at SM City Baguio day, September 2, 2006. Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB), in partnership with Baguio City Government & Cordillera Administrative Region, is sponsoring the exhibit entitled as “The War Of Our Fathers…A Tribute to the Filipino Freedom Fighter”. The exhibit pays homage to our WWII veterans and survivors. September 2 marks the 61st year of the end of World War II in the country. The Veterans Federation of the Philippines and the National Historical Institute are lending major support to this project.

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Veterans Bank 3Q income at P275 million

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) posted an unaudited net income of P275 million as of September 2006, 27% higher than the P216.6 million of the same period last year. As before, interest income, securities trading gain and fee-based services were the main drivers behind the income growth.

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Latest PVB Off-Site ATM inaugurated at NHA

Latest PVB Off-Site ATM inaugurated at NHA Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently inaugurated its latest off-site Automated Teller Machine (ATM) located at the National Housing Authority (NHA) head office in Quezon City in time for NHA’s 31st year anniversary celebrations. The new ATM is foreseen to serve over 1,000 NHA employees and other clients in the area.

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PVB Bares Senior Officer Promotions

Philippine Veterans Bank announced its recent senior officer promotions for 2006. Promoted to Senior Vice-President is Joselito “Joric” G. Nazario who leads PVB’s Treasury Group which includes Funds Management, Portfolio Management, Treasury Marketing and Correspondent Banking. Having extensive experience in Treasury Marketing & Operations in BDO, BPI and Dao Heng Bank, Inc.; Joric is also a Director of the Money Market Association of the Philippines (MART).

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PVB reports P235 million 1st Half Net Income

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently reported an unaudited net income of P235.88 million for the first half of 2006. This represents a 42% increase, year-on-year, with last year’s reported 1st half net income at P166.15 million.

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FVR Opens Veterans Bank WWII Exhibit

Former President Fidel V. Ramos formally opened the travelling World War II exhibit last January 13, 2006 at Dagupan City. Sponsored by Philippine Veterans Bank, the exhibit aims to educate the public on the critical role played by Filipino forces in the last World War II. Dubbed as “The War of Our Fathers…A Tribute to the Filipino Freedom Fighters,” the exhibit is in time with the 61st Anniversary of Gen. MacArthur’s Landing in Lingayen Gulf.

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Veterans Bank Ok’s P70-M loan for Goldland Phils

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) recently granted a P70-million credit line for Goldland Philippines Corporation (GPC), which is developing the Hilton Cebu Resort and Towers in Mactan, Cebu in a joint venture with the Hilton Group PLC UK.

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Philippine Veterans Bank Opens Imus Branch

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB), a Private Commercial Bank recently inaugurated its branch in Imus, Cavite, bringing its total branch network to 44 after the merger with its subsidiary, Teachers Development Bank.

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PVB 1st Half Net Income hits P166-million

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) reported a net consolidated income of P166.15 million in the first half of 2005, representing a 54.7% increase on a year-on-year basis with last year's 1st half net income at P107.39 million.

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Sec. Okay's Veterans Bank-Teachers Bank Merger

The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved Philippine Veterans Bank's (PVB) application to merge with its subsidiary, Teachers Development Bank (TDB) with Veterans Bank as the surviving entity.

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Oplan Beterano Wins Gold Quill Award

PVB's Oplan Beterano bags another award for the Customer Relations Category, this time from the International Association of Business Communicators' (IABC) - Philippine Gold Quill Awards.

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PVB Reports P260.0 million 2004 Net Income

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) reported an audited Net Income of P260.6 million for 2004, up 8% from the previous year's P240.7 million.

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Veterans Bank Building Rises in Davao

Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) is relocating its branch at Jose Palma Gil Street to its new building at C.M. Recto Avenue, Davao City, one of the City's busiest commercial areas.

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