Dennis Uy - updates

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Sulu rejects Bangsamoro law | Evening wRap

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?

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

[EDITORIAL]: #AnimatED: China's telco play in the Philippines

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The coming entry of China Telecom into our communication infrastructure serves the interest of a covetous neighbor that has wronged us so many times

Blockbuster to lackluster: #TelcoSerye drama leaves people puzzled

Nov 11, 2018 - 7:32 PM

A contest with a single qualifier, an exciting legal drama, and romantic promises. These and a hodgepodge of twists are perfect for a #TelcoSerye.

IN CHARTS: Telco promises of Chavit Singson vs Dennis Uy-China Telecom

Nov 09, 2018 - 8:35 PM

Chavit Singson's Sear Telecom intends to spend a whopping P540 billion, and promises 100% national coverage and lightning speeds, should its bid be considered

Manny Pangilinan downplays Dennis Uy's 3rd telco

Nov 08, 2018 - 7:10 PM

Tycoon Manny Pangilinan and other PLDT officials say the 3rd major telco player has a lot of catching up to do, particularly in terms of building infrastructure

IN CHARTS: Udenna Corp-China Telecom's promises

Nov 08, 2018 - 8:45 AM

Provisional 3rd telco winner Mislatel promises to blow away Smart and Globe with super fast internet and wide coverage – at a very hefty price

Dennis Uy-China Telco consortium provisionally named 3rd telco | Evening wRap

Nov 07, 2018 - 9:42 PM

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Dennis Uy-China Telecom consortium provisionally named 3rd telco

Nov 07, 2018 - 5:33 PM

(UPDATED) Their group, called Mislatel Consortium, garners a total of 456.8 points out of 500 under the criteria

Uneven playing field? Disqualified bidders slam 3rd telco rules

Nov 07, 2018 - 4:45 PM

PT&T and Sear Telecom both need to pay a non-refundable appeal fee of P10 million, if they choose to file motions for reconsideration on their disqualification

BIDDING FOR THIRD. Members of the selection committee evaluate documents of new 3rd telco player-aspirants. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Only Dennis Uy-China Telecom bid qualified, 2 others incomplete

Nov 07, 2018 - 1:35 PM

The bid documents of the Dennis Uy-China Telecom consortium are deemed qualified, while Sear Telecom and PT&T are both disqualified, which the two can still appeal

China Telecom, Dennis Uy's Udenna Corp team up for 3rd telco bid

Nov 07, 2018 - 9:55 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte previously said he wants a Chinese company to be the 3rd major telecommunications player

Dennis Uy invests in Manny Pangilinan's PXP Energy

Oct 29, 2018 - 12:25 PM

PXP Energy, a company which has interests in the West Philippine Sea, says it will use the money raised from the deal to fund oil exploration activities

Chavit Singson, Dennis Uy, to bid for 3rd telco

Oct 08, 2018 - 6:55 PM

Contenders can buy the bid documents for P1 million per set and need to cash out some P700 million worth of participation security

Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics unveils PH's biggest oil tanker

Oct 07, 2018 - 4:31 PM

The M/T Chelsea Providence is a 183.3-meter long medium-range oil tanker that can carry up to 54 million liters of petroleum

Dennis Uy takes a slice of Conti's resto

Sep 10, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The deal solidifies Davao-based tycoon Dennis Uy's presence in the restaurant industry