San Miguel

San Miguel Beermen continue bid en route to a quarterfinals berth

Sep 21, 2017 - 12:03 AM

San Miguel solidified their bid for a win-once incentive in the quarterfinals after improving to 7-3 and forced a three-way tie with the Meralco Bolts and the TNT Katropa

SLUGGISH START. Alex Cabangot's charities secured the win for the Beermen. Photo by PBA Images

After a decade, construction of MRT-LRT Common Station to begin in September

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The coveted project has seen 3 transportation secretaries come and go. Finally, the construction will start on September 29.

San Miguel Beer avoids upset against Kia, secures quarterfinals spot

Sep 16, 2017 - 6:05 PM

June Mar Fajardo scores 41 points and grabs 17 rebounds in the 118-112 win

MAIN MAN. San Miguel banked on June Mar Fajardo, who dropped 20 of his 41 points in the fourth quarter alone. Photo by PBA Images

Pag-IBIG in talks with Ramon Ang on Marawi housing units

Sep 14, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Acmad Moti Pag IBIG Chief Executive Officer says Chairman Eduardo del Rosario will meet with Ang next week to talk about the plan Ang he says might donate houses to help evacuees rebuild their lives from scratch

RAMON ANG. San Miguel Corp president Ramon Ang, DOTC Secretary Arthur Tugade, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar and Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno during the inauguration of NAIA X (expressway) in Pasay City. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

San Miguel to build industrial estate in Cebu

Sep 07, 2017 - 7:27 PM

The industrial estate in Mandaue City will house a processed foods plant feed mill and port terminal

KEY INVESTMENT. 'This major development is an important part of San Miguel's current expansion in key regions nationwide,' SMC chief Ramon Ang says. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

San Miguel, TNT hold on for victories over Rain Or Shine, Meralco

Sep 06, 2017 - 10:10 PM

The Elasto Painters comeback falls short against the Beermen

BEER RUN. The San Miguel Beermen ended their two-game losing streak with a win over Rain or Shine. Photo by PBA Images

Youth orchestra eyed to keep kids off Lipa streets

Sep 03, 2017 - 8:02 AM

This pitch by a youth group – Project Gifted – wins P25 000 at the Office of the Vice President s Angat Buhay Youth Summit

Alaska tops San Miguel to snap Aces' worst ever losing streak

Sep 02, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Alaska wins its first game since April to snap their 14 game losing streak

SPOILED MILK. Calvin Abueva registered 13 points and 9 rebounds to get the Aces on the board with a victory. Photo by PBA Images

San Miguel completes new STAR Tollway bridge

Aug 30, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The new bridge replaces the 231 meter long bridge along the STAR Tollway which was damaged due to the onslaught of Typhoon Nina Nock ten last December

NEW BRIDGE. STAR Tollway has 6 interchanges and starts at the intersection of Maharlika Highway and the South Luzon Expressway in Sto. Tomas, Batangas; and runs south to Batangas City. It connects directly to the Diversion Road leading to the Batangas International Port. Photo from

Top 10 companies 'Filipinos want to work for' in 2017

Aug 30, 2017 - 3:40 PM

Jobstreet asks 3 658 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10

TOP EMPLOYER. In the latest survey, Meralco ranks best in job security, in work-life balance, and in benefits. Rappler graphic by Emil Mercado

How Ramon Ang became Philippines' 10th richest man in 2017

Aug 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM

In just a year s time the chief of the country s most diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corporation nearly doubles his fortune to 2 3 billion

BIG GAIN. In Forbes Asia's 2017 list of the country's 50 wealthiest people, Ang almost doubled his net worth in just a year's time to $2.3 billion (10th spot), from $1.21 billion in 2016 (16th spot). Rappler infographics

Good neighbor Duterte checks on fire-affected San Miguel residents

Aug 16, 2017 - 8:22 PM

The President distributes cash and relief goods to residents of San Miguel the district surrounding Malacañang Palace

Fire hits homes near Malacañang Palace

Aug 16, 2017 - 1:30 PM

UPDATED A fire breaks out in the San Miguel residential district surrounding Malacañang Palace in Manila leaving around 400 families homeless

Forex, telco assets drag San Miguel net income in 1st half of 2017

Aug 10, 2017 - 10:20 PM

The diversified conglomerate feels the impact of the Philippine peso depreciation and the absence of the one time gain from its telco assets sale

Ginebra gives NLEX its first heartbreak in PBA Governors' Cup

Aug 05, 2017 - 9:17 PM

Ginebra improves to a 3 1 record while NLEX suffers its first loss against 4 wins

THIRD STRAIGHT. Joe Devance and Barangay Ginebra notch their third consecutive victory. Photo from PBA Images

Fajardo confirms he'll join Gilas in Lebanon but unsure he'll play

Aug 05, 2017 - 5:02 PM

It’s going to be hard but of course I want to play says June Mar Fajardo

BPC RACE. June Mar Fajardo is on pace for another Best Player award. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel asserts mastery of TNT in latest rematch

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:27 PM

The Beermen go up 2 0 while the KaTropa fall to 1 1

STILL WINNERS. The San Miguel Beermen, with import Wendell McKines this time, prevails in a rematch of last conference's finals against TNT KaTropa. Photo from PBA Images

Defending champ Ginebra thrashes KIA for second Govs Cup win

Aug 02, 2017 - 6:20 PM

Ginebra goes up 2 1 while KIA remains winless in 4 games

OFF THE BENCH. Greg Slaughter successfully comes off the bench once again as Ginebra routs KIA. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel unit eyes 500-MW hydro plant in Tarlac

Aug 02, 2017 - 4:13 PM

This comes after the Department of Energy gave Strategic Power Development Corporation the go signal for 3 other projects

ANOTHER VENTURE. This is one of San Miguel's power plants. Image of Ilijan Power Plant from

GlobalPort coach Pumaren brushes off sideline scuffle with guard Pringle

Jul 30, 2017 - 10:32 PM

Pumaren is caught on camera having a verbal spat with Pringle during a huddle

PLAYER-COACH SPAT. Stanley Pringle (C) gets into a heated argument with his coach Franz Pumaren during GlobalPort's game against Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Defending champion Ginebra trounces GlobalPort to enter win column

Jul 30, 2017 - 9:56 PM

Ginebra wins big after dropping its conference opener

COURT GENERAL. LA Tenorio leads Barangay Ginebra to a rout of GlobalPort. Photo from PBA Images

SMB, Meralco cruise past opponents in 2017 Govs Cup

Jul 29, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Meralco stays unbeaten at 3 0 while the Grand Slam seeking San Miguel debut with a huge win

STRONG DEBUT. Marcio Lassiter drops 19 points as the Grand Slam-seeking San Miguel Beermen start strong in the 2017 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Big business winners, losers in Duterte's 1st year

Jul 24, 2017 - 5:03 PM

The stock price of Dennis Uy s Phoenix Petroleum increased about 92 from July last year while Ongpin associated Philweb s stock price fell 46 3

FIREBRAND. Though President Rodrigo Duterte has for the most part left businessmen on their own, his tirades against select businessmen have brought about  tremors at the Philippine Stock Exchange.

Slaughter working to fit in again with Ginebra after long absence

Jul 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Greg Slaughter has some adjusting to do after 10 months off the court

FITTING IN. Greg Slaughter is working on re-integrating himself into Barangay Ginebra after a 10-month absence. Photo from PBA Images

Meralco prevails in Governors' Cup Finals rematch with Ginebra

Jul 23, 2017 - 10:05 PM

Meralco beats Ginebra for the first time since Game 3 of last year s Governors Cup Finals

BOLTS WIN. Allen Durham leads Meralco in a win over Ginebra to open their 2017 PBA Governors' Cup campaign. Photo from PBA Images

Meet Ramon Ang, Filipino billionaire and Duterte's friend

Jul 23, 2017 - 9:58 PM

As Ramon Ang aggressively expands his businesses he stays on the good side of President Rodrigo Duterte through his philanthropy and campaign donations

FRIEND. President Rodrigo Duterte (left) sees Ramon Ang (right), chief of San Miguel Corporation, as his fast friend

[Newspoint] Not a nice way to go

Jul 22, 2017 - 5:00 PM

The question is Has Ramon Ang come to rescue the Inquirer and its tradition of independence or its bullied owners or has he done so to further curry favor with the president?

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San Miguel's latest venture: BMW vehicles

Jul 18, 2017 - 5:30 PM

San Miguel Corporation sets up a new unit called SMC Asia Car Distributors Corporation marking its entry into the motoring business

MOTORING BUSINESS. The diversified conglomerate led by Ramon Ang says SMC Asia Car will be 65% owned by San Miguel, while the remaining will be owned by Jose Alvarez. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

NEDA reviews San Miguel's proposed airport in Bulacan

Jul 17, 2017 - 12:35 AM

The NEDA chief however says it is not a priority because they will focus on projects that can be finished within President Rodrigo Duterte s term

BACK BURNER. However, NEDA chief Ernesto Pernia says his office will focus on projects that can be completed in 3-6 years' time. Presidential Photo

San Miguel to venture into electronics manufacturing, clean energy

Jul 12, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Ramon Ang says the next step is to produce microchips and other electronics as well as get involved in hydro solar and tidal energy sources

DIVERSIFY. Aside from clean energy, San Miguel is also studying plans to venture into electronics manufacturing, which deliver high margin for the conglomerate. Rappler file photo

Pessumal traded to San Miguel for Van Opstal

Jul 10, 2017 - 12:57 PM

2nd UPDATE Von Pessumal joins the loaded Beermen while Arnold Van Opstal will shore up the Batang Pier s frontline

TRADING PLACES. Arnold Van Opstal (L) will head to GlobalPort while Von Pessumal heads to San Miguel

San Miguel to buy stake in BMW supplier in PH

Jul 06, 2017 - 5:21 PM

Ramon Ang a known car enthusiast confirms the agreement is set to be finalized in July

NEW VENTURE. San Miguel confirms its officials were invited by Palawan Governor and businessman Jose Alvarez to acquire majority stake in Asian Carmakers. Rappler file photo

IN PHOTOS: San Miguel wins 5th championship in 8 conferences

Jul 03, 2017 - 5:05 PM

Check out photos from Game 6 of the 2017 PBA Commissioner s Cup Finals and the post game celebrations

24TH. This is San Miguel's 24th title as a franchise. Photo from PBA Images

SMB crushes TNT in Game 6 for first PBA Commissioner's Cup title in 17 years

Jul 02, 2017 - 9:03 PM

UPDATED This is the Beermen s 5th championship in 3 seasons or since coach Leo Austria took over in 2015 and the franchise s 24th overall

CHAMPIONS. Alex Cabagnot and the San Miguel Beermen are the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup champions after finishing off the TNT KaTropa in 6 games. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 PBA Finals Game 6 – San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Jul 01, 2017 - 6:26 PM

Get updates from Game 6 of the PBA Finals on Sunday July 2 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

After second half breakdown, TNT, Racela shift eyes on goal of Game 7

Jul 01, 2017 - 4:20 PM

We just have to focus on the next one and there will be a Game 7 says the TNT coach

MAKE IT TO GAME 7. At the brink of a finals defeat, coach Nash Racela wants nothing short of a Game 7 for TNT. Photo from PBA Images

SMB's second half turnaround snatches 3-2 Finals edge over TNT

Jun 30, 2017 - 9:44 PM

SMB will have the chance to finish off the best of 7 Finals series on Sunday

HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 PBA Finals Game 5 - San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Jun 29, 2017 - 7:06 PM

Get updates here for Game 5 of the PBA Finals on Friday June 30 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

TNT in full support of Smith as he plays through pain, awaits birth of daughter

Jun 28, 2017 - 11:51 PM

On top of potentially missing his daughter s birth the TNT s import is also weathering a foot injury

SUPPORTING SMITH. TNT supports and honors import Josh Smith for his sacrifices in the team's pursuit of a championship. Photo from PBA Images

Smith, Castro power TNT to win over SMB, tie PBA Finals at 2-2

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:50 PM

UPDATED Import Joshua Smith finishes with 20 points and 15 rebounds while Jayson Castro puts up 17 points off the bench

2-2. Jayson Castro, seen here trying to create agains San Miguel, helps TNT tie the PBA Finals at two games apiece. Photo from PBA Images

Ross bags Best Player award, Rhodes wins Best Import

Jun 28, 2017 - 7:32 PM

UPDATED Chris Ross receives the plaque on Wednesday June 28 before Game 4 of the PBA Finals

Unexpected life lessons from ‘The Kris List’

Jun 28, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Turns out Kris Aquino has a lot to say on life food success and even road safety

HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 PBA Finals Game 4 - San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Jun 26, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Get updates here for Game 4 of the PBA Finals on Wednesday June 28 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

San Miguel takes Game 3 over TNT to seize 2-1 Finals lead

Jun 25, 2017 - 9:18 PM

The Beermen take a 2 1 series lead as Alex Cabagnot scores 28 points with 9 rebounds and 6 assists

STREAK SAN MIGUEL. The San Miguel Beermen storm back after dropping Game 1 by winning their second straight game of the finals. Photo by PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 PBA Finals Game 3 - San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Jun 25, 2017 - 12:34 PM

Get updates here for Game 3 of the PBA Finals on Sunday June 25 6:30 pm at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

San Miguel knocks down TNT by 14 points in Game 2

Jun 23, 2017 - 9:33 PM

San Miguel makes it all one in the PBA finals best of 7 series

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 PBA Finals Game 2 - San Miguel Beermen vs TNT KaTropa

Jun 22, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Get updates here for Game 2 of the PBA Finals on Friday June 23 7 pm at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

Rookie Pogoy shows valor of a veteran in Finals Game 1

Jun 22, 2017 - 1:26 PM

Beyond his 27 point career game RR Pogoy also tops the plus minus category

CAREER GAME. Rookie RR Pogoy comes up with a career game in his PBA Finals debut. Photo from PBA Images

Smith hits winner, rookie Pogoy shines as TNT seizes Game 1 vs SMB

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:33 PM

Josh Smith makes the game winning two pointer with just over a second left while RR Pogoy pours in a career high 27 points

1-0. Rookie RR Pogoy (R) sizzles as TNT takes Game 1 over SMB in the PBA Finals. Photo from PBA Images