Wednesday, November 25, 2015

PH Bank Statistics

There are 638 operating banks as of end June 2015 according to BSP.  This is down from 644 for the same period last year.  It reached a peak of 996 back in 1998.

The breakdown is as follows:

  • 36 universal and commercial banks
  • 70 thrift banks
  • 532 rural and cooperative banks
There are 17 private banks, 20 foreign banks, 3 government banks.  The industry has a total of 10,528 branches, offices (local and foreign representative offices) by end June 2015.

Banks are still predominantly in urban areas with National Capital Region (NCR) accounting for 3,318 head office and branch, followed by Cebu and Davao with 480 offices total.  The Calabarzon region has the 2nd largest concentration with 1,581 offices/branches, followed by Central Luzon with 1,060.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Pinoy Cyber Sale

The Philippines will be having its first major cyber sale event this Nov 27 to 30 dubbed Pinoy Cyber Sale.  The event is patterned after the US Thanksgiving weekend spanning Black Friday to Cyber Monday.  Get great discounts from major local e-commerce merchants.

Monday, September 21, 2015

ECWID Support for Dragonpay

The Ecwid platform is now supported by Dragonpay through its developer partner, SiteShop.  SiteShop has announced the general availability of its Ecwid connector.  Ecwid (short for E-Commerce Widget) allows anyone to sell anywhere from hosted website, social sites and market places by just copying-and-pasting a few lines of code.

For more details, visit

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Woocommerce Plug-in for Dragonpay

Our partner (SiteShop) has released a Dragonpay Plugin for WooCommerce.

It is a proprietary closed source plugin created with a licensing fee of Monthly (PHP 438.00) or Yearly (PHP 4380.00).  There is also Free-Trial License (14-Day). Prices include : Unlimited Email Support and Unlimited Upgrade.

The plugin include the ff. features:

- On-the-fly Transactions Update at WooCommerce,
- Automatic Daily Synchronization of Transactions (helpful in case some notifications were not received),
- Test Mode,
- Debug Log mode, log file view is embed within WooCommerce Admin Panel,
- Compatibility with Plugin: Custom / Sequential Order Numbers for WooCommerce,
- Compatibility with Multi-Cart Redirector for Dragonpay.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Locating the Metrobank Branch Code

When paying through Metrobank over-the-counter Cash Deposit, Dragonpay will require you to encode the code of the branch where you deposited.  You can use this lookup tool to determine the branch: