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[ANALYSIS] China's creeping influence in PH telco, electricity, water

Feb 20, 2020 - 11:30 AM

China’s creeping influence and encroachment in our vital infrastructure shows we ought to be extra careful especially where the nation’s security is at stake

Dennis Uy seeks gov't guarantee for P700-million loan

Feb 17, 2020 - 6:25 PM

Chelsea Logistics, owned by Dennis Uy, says it is seeking a government guarantee to buy a new ship

NUP amasses power in House after 4 more lawmakers defect from PDP-Laban

Feb 05, 2020 - 3:20 PM

(UPDATED) La Union Representative Sandra Eriguel says she joined the National Unity Party as it is 'the party to reckon with, the party of the future'

NEW MEMBER. PDP-Laban loses two crucial members in Deputy Speakers Boyet Gonzales and Dan Fernandez, who are now allied with NUP.

Cebu monorail project submitted to NEDA body

Jan 31, 2020 - 12:29 PM

Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino expects the NEDA-Investment Coordination Committee's technical board to finish the project review by the third week of February

TRAFFIC. Cebu plans to build a monorail to help address congestion. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Dennis Uy gives free fuel for Taal Volcano responders

Jan 22, 2020 - 6:30 PM

Phoenix Petroleum provides over 1,200 liters of fuel for first responders, while employees at Udenna Tower set aside a week's worth of lunch money for relief efforts

Former ABS-CBN exec to head Dennis Uy's media arm

Jan 16, 2020 - 2:25 PM

Donald Lim will be Dito CME's chief operating officer and the Udenna group's chief innovation officer

Will PH military be China's unwitting accessory to data breach?

Dec 21, 2019 - 3:10 PM

Experts say Dito Telecommunity can allow China to mine data of Filipinos, and the Philippine military would be helping it by letting the telco build cell sites in its camps and bases

Military report confirms spying risks in deal with China-backed telco

Dec 20, 2019 - 2:36 PM

The China-backed telco’s equipment can indeed be used to spy on the military, says the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ own risk analysis of the ‘co-location’ deal

ISM Communications to transform into Dito Holdings

Dec 10, 2019 - 6:30 PM

ISM also increases its authorized capital stock to P40 billion and acquires Dennis Uy's Udenna Communications Media and Entertainment Holdings

Look back: Duterte's tussles with big business

Dec 09, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Going from threats to defying an international court order, President Duterte proves more and more that he will use every presidential power to pressure some of the country's biggest firms

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a press conference at the Malacañan Palace on November 19, 2019. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Kryz Uy and Slater Young are expecting

Dec 01, 2019 - 2:52 PM

Congrats to the happy couple!

CONGRATS! Baby number one is on its way for the young couple. Screenshot from Kryz Uy's vlog

Still with no ASF zoning plan, DA wants pork bans lifted

Nov 25, 2019 - 3:20 PM

'Our eagerness to protect, the intention is good. [But] the process should not actually violate...the privileges of others,' says Agriculture Undersecretary Ariel Cayanan

OUTBREAK. Barangay volunteers hauled part of the hundreds culled hogs infected with African swine fever at a piggery in Barangay Pasong Tamo, Quezon City on October 3, 2019. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Dennis Uy now owns almost half of Malampaya gas field

Nov 13, 2019 - 6:45 PM

Dennis Uy buys all of the shares of Chevron Malampaya LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Philippines, which has a 45% stake in the Malampaya gas field

Of taipan deaths and risk-taking

Nov 13, 2019 - 4:51 PM

The burden that must be borne

Dennis Uy buys Wendy's Philippines

Nov 12, 2019 - 4:20 PM

Wendy's joins Dennis Uy's food portfolio, which includes Conti's and FamilyMart


Conclusion: Experts warn of spying risk in AFP deal with China-backed telco

Nov 11, 2019 - 12:35 AM

The military's co-location deals with Smart Communications, Globe Telecom, and Dito Telecommunity are prone to spying, experts say, but Dito's link to the Chinese government means the third telco poses a greater threat

Experts warn of spying risk in AFP deal with China-backed telco

Nov 10, 2019 - 9:10 PM

Part 1: Rappler obtains copies of the military’s co-location agreements with Dito Telecommunity, Globe Telecom, and Smart Communications. Security analysts say the arrangements leave military communications open to intercepts.

3rd telco Dito Telecom aims for 30% market share

Nov 04, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Dennis Uy's Dito Telecommunity is gathering business partners to take on telco giants Globe and Smart, and attract their subscribers

8990 Holdings president Willie Uy dies

Oct 16, 2019 - 8:35 AM

The listed property firm does not disclose the cause of death of the 59-year-old Willibaldo 'Willie' Uy

From rivals to partners: Chavit Singson teams up with Dennis Uy for 3rd telco

Oct 03, 2019 - 1:35 PM

'LCS, despite conceding to Dito in the 3rd telco bid, is still very passionate...in improving the quality of telecommunication services,' says Chavit Singson

Dennis Uy debuts on 2019 Forbes rich list

Sep 26, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Other newcomers include Antonio Lee Tiu of AgriNurture and real estate developer Delfin Wenceslao, while the Sy siblings and Manny Villar are the wealthiest in the Philippines

Media tour of Udenna Corporation's Clark Global City in Angeles, Pampanga on May 29, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Chiong murder convicts Uy, Aznar surrender in Bilibid

Sep 18, 2019 - 11:39 PM

Two other convicts in the infamous murder case – Alberto Caño and Ariel Balansag – have already surrendered

CHIONG MURDER. File photo of the Chiong family reacting to the life imprisonment sentence in 1999. Photo courtesy of Thoughtful Robot

AFP, Mislatel sign deal to build facilities in military camps

Sep 11, 2019 - 5:45 PM

The Mislatel consortium includes Chinese government-run China Telecom, raising concerns that its facilities may be used for espionage

DEAL SIGNED. Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. (center), (3rd-Telco) Mislatel President and CEO Dennis Uy (left), MGEN Adrian Sanchez (right) shake hands during the Ceremonial Signing of MOA between AFP and Mislatel at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

2 more Chiong murder convicts to surrender – DOJ

Sep 09, 2019 - 11:23 AM

It turns out James Anthony Uy was also released on good conduct time allowance, but the DOJ says he and Josman Aznar are expected to surrender

CHIONG MURDER. File photo of the Chiong family reacting to the life imprisonment sentence in 1999. Photo courtesy of Thoughtful Robot

Dito Telecom campus to rise in Clark Global City

Sep 06, 2019 - 8:44 PM

The 3rd major telecommunications player says the campus is patterned after Google's headquarters and will house its data center

Dennis Uy denies China oil firm ghosted him

Sep 02, 2019 - 6:10 PM

Dennis Uy's Phoenix Petroleum says it is still in talks with China National Offshore Oil Corporation for a $2-billion joint venture

Artist Janica Uy leads Start 101 gallery's 'Affliction' exhibit

Aug 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The exhibit opens August 27

Dennis Uy's Chelsea acquires original proponent status for Davao Sasa Port modernization

Aug 23, 2019 - 6:57 PM

The 25-year joint venture agreement to develop the Davao Sasa Port entails modernizing the existing port and the establishment of dedicated container handling facilities

ORIGINAL PROPONENT STATUS. Dennis Uy's Chelsea will have to match or best other bids in a Swiss challenge for the Davao Sasa Port Modernization Project. File Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Dennis Uy buys 100 million shares in Roberto Ongpin-led mining firm

Jul 16, 2019 - 2:55 PM

North Kitanglad Agricultural Company sells 100 million common shares of Atok-Big Wedge to Dennis Uy's Udenna Corporation at P2 per share or a total of P200 million

Uy retains governorship of Zamboanga del Norte

May 19, 2019 - 4:30 PM

The winners in the congressional races are Romeo Jalosjos Jr (1st district), Glona Labadlabad (2nd district), and Isagani Amatong (3rd district)

PROCLAIMED. Reelectionist Zamboanga del Norte Governor Roberto Uy (2nd from left) is proclaimed by the Provincial Board of Canvassers on May 18, 2019, after he defeated challenger Representative Seth Frederick Jalosjos in a close fight. Rappler photo

Dennis Uy denies investing in Smartmatic-TIM

May 16, 2019 - 3:20 PM

'There is absolutely no truth to the allegations that the Udenna Group or its chairman, Mr Dennis Uy, purchased a local IT company called TIM,' says Udenna Corporation spokesman Adel Tamano

Darel Uy poised for reelection as Dipolog mayor

May 14, 2019 - 2:13 PM

With 98% of precincts having transmitted results, the PDP-Laban bet and incumbent mayor is set to clinch for a second term

Dipolog City: Will Yebes dethrone the Uy clan?

May 12, 2019 - 11:18 AM

Dipolog City mayoral bet Rolando Yebes challenges his former rival's son, incumbent Mayor Darel Uy

NEXT MAYOR. (FROM THE LEFT) Mayoralty bet Rolando Yebes, under Nacionalista Party seeks to dethrone incumbent mayor Darel Uy of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) in the upcoming local elections in Dipolog City. Photos are taken from the candidates' Facebook page.

Dennis Uy, China Telecom ink $5.4 billion deal for 3rd telco

Apr 26, 2019 - 9:03 PM

The signing is held at the 2nd Belt and Road forum held in Beijing, China, with several business leaders from the Philippines, China, and other Asian nations attending it

Asian championship: Natalie Uy cops pole vault bronze

Apr 24, 2019 - 9:16 PM

Fil-Am Natalie Uy surpasses the Philippine record she also set last March at the National Open

RECORD SETTER. Natalie Uy celebrates  her record-setting feat with Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association president Philip Ella Juico. Photo from PATAFA

Fil-Am pole vaulter shatters 11-year national record

Mar 07, 2019 - 11:26 AM

Natalie Uy’s record-breaking feat boosts Philippine athletics' gold-medal hopes in the 2019 SEA Games

STELLAR DEBUT. Natalie Uy shatters an 11-year-old national record in her debut competition in the Philippines. Photo from Philippine Olympic Committee website

Phoenix Petroleum posts record net income of P2.77 billion in 2018

Feb 26, 2019 - 12:55 PM

Dennis Uy's Phoenix Petroleum posts impressive numbers, with net income soaring by 82% and revenues by 99% in 2018

SPECTACULAR FINISH. Phoenix Petroleum posts its highest earnings to date. Rappler file photos. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler


IN PHOTOS: Slater Young and Kryz Uy's Cebu wedding

Feb 17, 2019 - 3:48 PM

The former 'Pinoy Big Brother' winner and blogger get married in Cebu

Ben Chan to build office tower in Dennis Uy's Clark Global City

Feb 11, 2019 - 12:55 PM

Retail magnate Ben Chan is expanding in the properties sector through an office tower in Clark Global City

FAST FACTS: Mislatel, the new major telco player

Feb 06, 2019 - 8:35 PM

Check out Mislatel's ownership structure, China Telecom's market share, and how the consortium's promised internet speeds fare globally

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Jan 24, 2019 - 8:05 PM

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Dennis Uy's Mislatel guns for best telco, but faces franchise issues

Jan 24, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Dennis Uy dreams of fast internet speeds and great coverage at reasonable costs. But first, he needs to overcome several legal obstacles.

Trillanes calls Dennis Uy's 3rd telco venture 'cronyism'

Jan 24, 2019 - 2:05 PM

'As it is, it's now oozing with preferential treatment and, at worst, cronyism,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

Dennis Uy's Phoenix Petroleum, China's CNOOC get nod for LNG terminal

Jan 14, 2019 - 8:00 PM

The Department of Energy grants Tanglawan Philippines LNG Incorporated the notice to proceed to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in Batangas

GRANTED. The Department of Energy grants the joint venture of Dennis Uy and China's CNOOC the notice to proceed to build an LNG facility. Rappler file photos

Dennis Uy's growing empire (and debt)

Jan 04, 2019 - 11:30 AM

Dennis Uy is on a buying spree for companies. But can he sustain it?

Catbalogan City mayor, vice mayor suspended for 6 months

Jan 04, 2019 - 9:38 AM

The DILG finally implements the Office of the Ombudsman's 6-month suspension order against 9 Catbalogan City officials and 3 employees

CATBALOGAN CITY MAYOR. Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan and several other city officials and employees have been placed under preventive suspension over an alleged overpriced property purchase. Photo from the Facebook page of Stephany Uy-Tan

House panel approves Dennis Uy’s controlling stake in Mislatel

Dec 11, 2018 - 1:35 PM

The proposal is approved despite heated debates among lawmakers

Phoenix Petroleum Corp., celebrate its 10th listing anniversary at the PSE in Makati City on July 11, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Dennis Uy, China firm may bag major oil contract

Nov 23, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Dennis Uy's Phoenix Petroleum and China National Offshore Oil Corporation team up to build an LNG import terminal in Batangas. Their tandem is the lone applicant, so far.

Koko Pimentel says 'no need to worry' over China Telecom's entry to PH

Nov 15, 2018 - 9:30 AM

'Let us also be fair and not be allergic or raise alarm just because the foreign player is Chinese,' Senator Aquilino Pimentel III tells Rappler

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[ANALYSIS] Disturbing red flags in the 3rd telco selection

Nov 15, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Suspicions of cronyism, as well as serious national security and privacy concerns, deserve more than a passing glance from our leaders and policymakers