The Philippines


“There must be no gaps in the regulatory framework”


“There must be no gaps in the regulatory framework”

September 2014

HE Amando Tetangco, Jr., governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, discusses shifts in banking income profiles, shadow banking in the Philippines, and changes in focus of the central bank.


“We want to get our private public partnership infrastructure projects right”


“We want to get our private public partnership infrastructure projects right”

September 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Cesar Purisima, Secretary of Finance, the Philippines – cutting expenditure – the Philippines should be rated investment grade — using PPP to drive infrastructure


“We want to get our private public partnership infrastructure projects right”


“We want to get our private public partnership infrastructure projects right”

September 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Cesar Purisima, Secretary of Finance, the Philippines – state funds ready to be tapped for investments – initiatives to make business easier – merging banks and privatising state-owned enterprises


“We want to get our private public partnership infrastructure projects right”


“We want to get our private public partnership infrastructure projects right”

September 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Cesar Purisima, Secretary of Finance, the Philippines – driving revenue from tourism – difficult relations with China – the importance of open skies policies


“Philippine banks on track, the leadership of BPI unassailed.”


“Philippine banks on track, the leadership of BPI unassailed.”

February 2010

(Part 3 of 3) Aurelio (Gigi) R. Montinola III, president and CEO of Bank of the Philippine Islands, believes that the forthcoming elections will not have much an impact on the competition.


“Philippine banks on track, the leadership of BPI unassailed.”


“Philippine banks on track, the leadership of BPI unassailed.”

February 2010

(Part 2 of 3) Aurelio (Gigi) R. Montinola III, president and CEO of Bank of the Philippine Islands, discusses the business model, alliances and product innovations that are helping keep his eyes on delivering profits to shareholders.


“Philippine banks on track, the leadership of BPI unassailed.”


“Philippine banks on track, the leadership of BPI unassailed.”

February 2010

Conversation with Aurelio (Gigi) R. Montinola III, president and CEO of Bank of the Philippine Islands, answers a wide range of questions surrounding his banks competitive strength, the competition and the outlook in this elections year.