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Is the Inquirer's impending sale a Manila Times redux?

Jul 18, 2017 - 3:55 PM

In 1999, Joseph Estrada sues the Manila Times over a corruption story. Months later, the Gokongwei family sells the newspaper to the President's crony.

Is the Inquirer's impending sale a Manila Times redux?

Cebu Pacific adds night flights to Boracay

Jun 22, 2017 - 4:43 PM

Cebu Pacific says this is in response to a long-standing tourist request

Cebu Pacific adds night flights to Boracay

Po family buys Hunt's license from Gokongweis

May 02, 2017 - 5:30 PM

While the Gokongwei group's Universal Robina focuses on its main brands, Po family-led Century Pacific forays into branded categories outside its core segments of marine, meat, and milk

Po family buys Hunt's license from Gokongweis

The legend of Mariano Que

Apr 25, 2017 - 6:25 PM

In a way, it is impossible to talk about Philippine medicine without mentioning Mariano Que. Yet, so little was known of the man who built Mercury Drug.

The legend of Mariano Que

Can conglomerates foster inclusive development in PH?

Apr 03, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The country faces a dilemma in development as it strives to achieve growth and progress amid distress and poverty

Can conglomerates foster inclusive development in PH?

Record number of Filipinos among 'richest people on the planet'

Mar 21, 2017 - 8:03 AM

Joining the 14 Filipinos who are dollar-billionaires in 2017 are Ramon Ang, Injap Sia, Eduardo Cojuangco and Roberto Ongpin

Record number of Filipinos among 'richest people on the planet'

Robinsons Land sees 7.9% boost in 2016 income

Jan 13, 2017 - 5:23 PM

Its costs and expenses, however, increases by 19% to P9.34 billion, as opening of new malls and office buildings raised the level of its depreciation expense

Robinsons Land sees 7.9% boost in 2016 income

Gokongwei's JG Summit sees income jump almost 50%

Nov 15, 2016 - 4:23 PM

The increase is due to the double-digit income growth in its airline business, which benefited from the drop in fuel prices, and the performance of its petrochemicals business

Gokongwei's JG Summit sees income jump almost 50%

Asia's Emerging Dragon to bid for NAIA PPP

Oct 03, 2016 - 9:05 PM

The corporation, formed back in 1993 by several taipans, again expresses interest in redeveloping the Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Asia's Emerging Dragon to bid for NAIA PPP

Henry Sy still PH's richest man for 9th straight year – Forbes

Aug 25, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The biggest gainer on the list of richest Filipinos, percentage-wise, is Edgar Sia II

Henry Sy still PH's richest man for 9th straight year – Forbes

How Lance Gokongwei will continue supporting Duterte

Jun 10, 2016 - 2:51 PM

The president and chief operating officer of JG Summit says he will support Duterte through hard investments in the country and creation of more jobs

How Lance Gokongwei will continue supporting Duterte

JG Summit founder sells $250M worth of shares

May 26, 2016 - 6:10 PM

Sale of Gokongwei's JG Summit shares are for 'estate planning purposes'

JG Summit founder sells $250M worth of shares

Cebu Pacific, 7 other budget airlines form alliance

May 16, 2016 - 10:30 PM

'Customers will be able to view, select and book the best-available airfares on flights from any of the airlines in a single transaction'

Cebu Pacific, 7 other budget airlines form alliance

Cebu Pacific sells 4 Airbus planes to Allegiant Air

May 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Between 2016 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will also receive 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft and 16 ATR 72-600 turboprop planes

Cebu Pacific sells 4 Airbus planes to Allegiant Air

JG Summit net income rises to P22.61B in 2015

Apr 13, 2016 - 7:15 AM

Firms under the Gokongwei-led conglomerate see higher revenues, led by the JG Summit Petrochemicals Group, Robinsons Land, URC, and Cebu Pacific Air

JG Summit net income rises to P22.61B in 2015

Kidapawan tragedy, Brussels blasts, Forbes power women | 12PM wRap

Apr 08, 2016 - 12:01 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Kidapawan tragedy,  Brussels blasts, Forbes power women | 12PM wRap

Gokongwei-Pe, Sy-Coson on Forbes Asia list of top businesswomen

Apr 07, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Robina Gokongwei-Pe is included in the elite list for the first time, while Teresita Sy-Coson makes it for the 5th year in a row

Gokongwei-Pe, Sy-Coson on Forbes Asia list of top businesswomen

Marcos’ candidacy, HBO on Pacquiao, PH billionaires | 6PM wRap

Mar 03, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Marcos’ candidacy, HBO on Pacquiao, PH billionaires | 6PM wRap

11 Filipino tycoons back in Forbes' list of world's richest

Mar 03, 2016 - 2:30 PM

Henry Sy Sr, the 91-year-old chairman of SM Investments Corporation, retains his spot as the richest Filipino, according to Forbes 2016 World's Billionaires

11 Filipino tycoons back in Forbes' list of world's richest

Mitsubishi PH: Third party must settle Montero Sport issue

Dec 08, 2015 - 3:29 PM

Mitsubishi says a credible third party should resolve the issue of sudden unintended acceleration

Mitsubishi PH: Third party must settle Montero Sport issue

Cebu Pacific to start flying to Guam in March

Nov 25, 2015 - 3:58 PM

This marks Cebu Pacific’s first US destination, making it the only low-cost carrier to fly directly between the Philippines and Guam

Cebu Pacific to start flying to Guam in March

SM opens first mall in Caloocan City

Oct 23, 2015 - 3:49 PM

It is SM's 55th mall in the Philippines, and targets to close 2015 with 56 in the country and 6 malls in China

SM opens first mall in Caloocan City

Cebu Pacific receives 32nd Airbus A320

Sep 28, 2015 - 10:41 PM

This is the 3rd of 4 Airbus A320 aircraft the budget carrier is set to receive in 2015, as Cebu Pacific targets Honolulu as a new destination early 2016

Cebu Pacific receives 32nd Airbus A320

Cebu Pacific to launch 3 new int'l flights in December

Sep 10, 2015 - 5:14 PM

Cebu Pacific Air will inaugurate direct flights from Manila to Fukuoka, Japan; from Cebu to Taipei, Taiwan; and from Davao to Singapore on December 17

Cebu Pacific to launch 3 new int'l flights in December

Virginia shooting, US-PH talks, Forbes richest | 6PM wRap

Aug 27, 2015 - 7:55 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler's newscast, The wRap

Virginia shooting, US-PH talks, Forbes richest | 6PM wRap

Henry Sy remains Philippines' richest – Forbes

Aug 27, 2015 - 9:42 AM

(UPDATED) The mall magnate's net worth climbs to $14.4 billion, making him the country's wealthiest for the 8th consecutive year, Forbes magazine's list of 50 richest Filipinos reveals

Henry Sy remains Philippines' richest – Forbes

JG Summit plant violated environmental regulations –DENR

Aug 19, 2015 - 5:35 PM

If the violation was due to negligence, the company may face a fine of at least P50,000

JG Summit plant violated environmental regulations –DENR

GoNegosyo turns 10: Entrepreneurship a way to get ahead

Jul 29, 2015 - 5:00 PM

The organization helped change Filipinos' mindset and inspired them to have a career as entrepreneurs, GoNegosyo's executive director says

GoNegosyo turns 10: Entrepreneurship a way to get ahead

Cebu Pacific announces terminal changes effective August 15

Jun 19, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The budget carrier transfers its ATR flights to NAIA 4, while Cebgo will move to NAIA 3

Cebu Pacific announces terminal changes effective August 15

Cebu Pacific orders 16 planes worth $673M

Jun 16, 2015 - 5:00 PM

The budget carrier is the launch customer for the new ATR72-600 cabin, with an option to order for 10 additional aircraft of the same model

Cebu Pacific orders 16 planes worth $673M

Cebu Pacific, Cebgo flew 6M passengers January-April

Jun 13, 2015 - 12:31 PM

Tycoon John Gokongwei expects his airlines to carry 18 million passengers this year

Cebu Pacific, Cebgo flew 6M passengers January-April

Cebu Pacific reveals new logo

Jun 02, 2015 - 2:15 PM

The budget carrier says its branding effort symbolizes its growth from a 'low-cost pioneer to its larger operations today'

Cebu Pacific reveals new logo

Social entrepreneurship beyond livelihood

May 30, 2015 - 4:48 PM

BPI and Ateneo launch a social business competition that aims to widen the focus of social entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship beyond livelihood

In Batangas, a battle against coal

May 27, 2015 - 11:45 AM

If companies like JG Summit truly believe in securing energy independence for this country, then dirty, dirty coal has got to go

In Batangas, a battle against coal

Airbus A350 XWB in Manila for preview flights

May 20, 2015 - 10:43 PM

PAL expresses interest in the widebody airliner, while Cebu Pacific says it has no requirement yet for aircraft as big as A350 XWB

Airbus A350 XWB in Manila for preview flights

Higher fares, passenger traffic boost Cebu Pacific's Q1 earnings

May 16, 2015 - 10:40 AM

The airline attributes its bullish income and passenger growth to increased presence in key markets, strategic seat sales offering the lowest possible fares, and continuous network expansion

Higher fares, passenger traffic boost Cebu Pacific's Q1 earnings

Cebu Pacific seeks more seat entitlements to Australia

Apr 23, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure Trade and Regional Economics reports a 42% increase in passenger traffic since Cebu Pacific launched its direct flights to Sydney

Cebu Pacific seeks more seat entitlements to Australia

Robinsons allots P6B in 2015 to focus on smaller-format stores

Mar 28, 2015 - 10:12 PM

The company will be opening 270 to 300 stores this year, mostly under its convenience store chain business Mini-Stop and mini-supermarkets

Robinsons allots P6B in 2015 to focus on smaller-format stores

New SAF commander, Filipinos in Forbes’ list, Pacquiao's ultimate fight | The wRap

Mar 04, 2015 - 7:42 PM

President Aquino appoints a new Special Action Force chief. Henry Sy is the richest Filipino in the latest Forbes billionaires list. Manny Pacquiao prepares for the “fight of his life”

New SAF commander, Filipinos in Forbes’ list, Pacquiao's ultimate fight | The wRap

12 Filipinos in Forbes’ 2015 billionaires’ list

Mar 04, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Henry Sy, the Philippines richest, climbs to 73rd from 2014’s 97th ranking

12 Filipinos in Forbes’ 2015 billionaires’ list

Cebu Pacific to sell 6 Airbus to Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air

Feb 23, 2015 - 5:11 PM

Two years after a botched deal, the budget carrier is selling 6 Airbus A319 to Allegiant Air as part of its fleet renewal program

Cebu Pacific to sell 6 Airbus to Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air

Cebu Pacific VP quits

Jan 26, 2015 - 6:25 PM

Jorenz Tañada, a former Customs official, ends a short-lived stint at the low-cost carrier

Cebu Pacific VP quits

Cebu Pacific holiday mess: Why blame absent staff?

Jan 23, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The reality is that airline employees are supposed to work during the holidays

Cebu Pacific holiday mess: Why blame absent staff?

Cebu Pacific apologizes, Estrada cases, US State of the Union | The wRap

Jan 21, 2015 - 8:58 PM

Cebu Pacific’s Gokongwei blames absent employees for the holiday mess. Supreme Court junks Erap disqualification, upholds Jinggoy’s case. US President Obama says America is out of recession

Cebu Pacific apologizes, Estrada cases, US State of the Union | The wRap

Cebu Pacific chief on holiday mess: 'I'm profoundly sorry'

Jan 21, 2015 - 11:39 AM

(3rd UPDATE) A House resolution is being crafted to direct erring airlines to compensate affected passengers, on top of the fine going to national coffers

Cebu Pacific chief on holiday mess: 'I'm profoundly sorry'

Robinsons Land sets P17B for capex in 2015

Oct 22, 2014 - 10:00 AM

The Gokongwei-led property unit raised its capital expenditures to build 3 shopping centers and expand a mall

Robinsons Land sets P17B for capex in 2015

Gov’t upholds removal of ‘redundant’ Digitel employees

Aug 27, 2014 - 11:45 AM

PLDT hopes the NLRC resolution will put to rest its dispute with the Digitel labor union

Gov’t upholds removal of ‘redundant’ Digitel employees

Robinsons Retail bags P1.37-B net income for H1

Aug 16, 2014 - 7:30 AM

The Gokongwei group’s retail holding company’s Q2 growth is also boosted by higher net sales, interest income, and earnings from 40% stake in Robinsons Bank

Robinsons Retail bags P1.37-B net income for H1

One-time gains, Meralco boost JG Summit’s H1 earnings

Aug 14, 2014 - 11:54 AM

The Gokongwei-led holding firm says its major subsidiaries also performed strongly during the period

One-time gains, Meralco boost JG Summit’s H1 earnings

The taipans of Cebu

Aug 09, 2014 - 10:48 AM

Cebu's tycoons have shaped not only the most significant center of commerce in the Visayas, but also the Philippines' business landscape

The taipans of Cebu