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Danding Cojuangco returns as NPC chairman ahead of 2019 elections

Jun 10, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Nag retire na siya sa politics pero di niya puwede pabayaan ang political party says Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III as the Nationalist People s Coalition prepares for the 2019 midterm polls

Photo from staff of Senator Sotto

Return coco levy to farmers? Duterte's promise and political will

Jan 23, 2017 - 4:30 PM

PART 3: Will the coconut farmers among the country s poorest of the poor finally claim what is rightfully theirs as promised by the President?

CAMPAIGN PROMISE. Then presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte signs a manifesto promising coconut farmers they will benefit from the coco levy funds within his first 100 days in office. File photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

The politics of the coco levy scam: From Marcos to Noynoy Aquino

Jan 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM

PART 2: More than the long arduous fights in court for the coconut levy funds the main battleground is in Malacañang and Congress where politics comes into play

POLITICS. The long battle for the coco levy funds is not limited to courts, with politics getting in the way of coconut farmers and their beneficiaries.

Coco levy fund scam: Gold for the corrupt, crumbs for farmers

Jan 21, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Part 1: Many coconut farmers have died waiting in vain and with them went the hope they would one day reap the rewards of what s seen as among the biggest scams of the century

Binay camp: Only Danding can declare NPC endorsement of Poe

Mar 13, 2016 - 1:27 AM

The United Nationalist Alliance UNA still doesn t believe the endorsement of the country s second largest political party of Senator Grace Poe and her running mate Senator Francis Escudero

NPC FOR BINAY? Mon Ilagan, Vice President  Jejomay Binay's spokesperson, shrugs off the NPC's endorsement of Grace Poe. Fil photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Poe, Escudero: Gov't, not Danding, should settle coco levy issue

Mar 09, 2016 - 8:25 PM

The candidates say businessman Eduardo Danding Cojuangco Jr whose political party has endorsed them already returned the coconut farmers money to gov t

COJUANGCO CONNECTION. Presidential candidate Grace Poe and her running mate Francis Escudero are asked about their connection to businessman Eduardo 'Danding' Cojuangco Jr, during their sortie in Quezon province, where many beneficiaries of the coconut levy fund reside. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Sandiganbayan orders turnover of 72.2% UCPB shares to gov’t

Oct 28, 2015 - 1:49 PM

The anti graft court s Second Division grants the Motion for Execution filed by the government

RIGHTS. UCPB says it has rights to its minority shares of stock in the CIIF Oil Mills, and indirectly, in an 11% portion of the sequestered San Miguel Corporation shares, "which were ruled to be owned by the government for the benefit of coconut farmers and the development of the coco industry," the bank acknowledges.

Danding Cojuangco's son to run for congressman in Tarlac

Oct 12, 2015 - 9:22 PM

Carlos Charlie Cojuangco who served years go as congressman of Negros Occidental will seek the congressional seat vacated by his uncle in Tarlac

Gov’t seeks turnover of 72% UCPB coco levy stake

Jun 16, 2015 - 9:11 PM

Citing a High Court resolution the Office of the Solicitor General and PCGG say the disputed UCPB shares are rightfully owned by the Republic of the Philippines

Tarlac congressman Enrique Cojuangco dies

May 12, 2015 - 11:51 AM

2nd UPDATE Tarlac First District Representative Enrique Cojuangco brother of businessman Eduardo Danding Cojuangco Jr and uncle of President Benigno Aquino III dies after suffering from an aneurysm

Tarlac Gov. Victor Yap, Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno and Tarlac 1st District Representative Henry Cojuancgo during the justice on wheel caravan to Tarlac. Cojuangco suffered a heart attack this morning. Photo by Dax Simbol/Rappler

San Miguel mulls selling stake in beer unit

May 08, 2015 - 6:56 PM

SMB gives the conglomerate steady income in the past years but its president and COO Ramon Ang says they may consider selling it to joint partner Japan’s Kirin Holdings for an outrageous price

Will Danding keep hold on Negros?

May 11, 2013 - 2:45 AM

Business man Danding Cojuangco s hold on Negros Occidental politics is being challenged Carmela Fonbuena reports

2012 YEARENDER: The San Miguel-coco levy saga

Jan 02, 2013 - 1:20 PM

The Supreme Court rules in a landmark case in 2012 that a 24 stake in diversified conglomerate San Miguel belongs to the state and should be used for the benefit of coconut farmers