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Mile Long tenants to Duterte: Please help us

Aug 20, 2017 - 7:02 AM

Unfair para kaming aso tinapon ka tinadyakan ka palabas na alis kayo dito says a tenant for 33 years

PLEASE HELP. A sign on the door of Creekside Hotel claims they were misled by Sunvar. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

TIMELINE: Mile Long legal battle

Aug 19, 2017 - 11:50 AM

The decision of Sunvar Realty Development Corporation to vacate Mile Long property in Makati City ends a legal battle that has spanned two decades

Prieto-owned Sunvar complies, will vacate Mile Long

Aug 16, 2017 - 2:13 PM

Sunvar understands that the government has taken an opposite view Sunvar continues to have faith in the law and legal process the company says

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Aug 16, 2017 - 12:30 PM

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Duterte's target: The Philippine Daily Inquirer

Aug 16, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Duterte started with subtle hits but has since ramped up tirades against the Philippine Daily Inquirer before the Prieto family sold its majority stake to businessman Ramon Ang close friend of the President

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Aug 04, 2017 - 7:54 PM

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Manny Pangilinan to eventually divest from Inquirer

Aug 04, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The intention is to give 100 [ownership in Inquirer] to [Ramon Ang] says Manuel Pangilinan who holds a minority stake in Inquirer

INQUIRER TAKEOVER. Manuel Pangilinan (right) says he has no problem divesting from Inquirer so that the takeover of Ramon Ang (left) will be seamless. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Duterte, Free public internet, Trump | Midday wRap

Aug 03, 2017 - 12:59 PM

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Duterte wants to sue Prietos, Rufinos for 'economic sabotage'

Aug 02, 2017 - 10:35 PM

If he pushes through with the case the President says he won t allow the families to post bail to give them a taste of prison life

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the mass oath-taking ceremony of presidential appointees and officials from various organizations in a ceremony at the Rizal Hall of Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017, warns the newly-appointed officials to avoid corrupt practices. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

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Jul 28, 2017 - 10:11 PM

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Vacate Mile Long property, SolGen tells Prieto realty firm

Jul 28, 2017 - 2:33 PM

UPDATED The Solicitor General says his office will go after the properties of the Rufino and Prieto families if their Sunvar Realty doesn t leave the prime property in Makati

'MILE LONG' PROPERTY. Solicitor General Jose Calida demands on Friday, July 28, that Sunvar vacate the Mile Long Property in Makati City. Michael Bueza/Rappler

[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?

Aquino cites 'deafening' silence of media under Duterte

Jul 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM

UPDATED Why is it that media during our watch complained about the flimsiest and tiniest things and it seems to be a little quiet these days? former president Benigno Aquino III says

SILENCE. Former president Benigno Aquino III cites the media's 'deafening' silence under President Rodrigo Duterte. File photo byJay Morales/Malacañang Photo Bureau

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Jul 19, 2017 - 8:16 PM

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Prietos lose another round at CA in Mile Long dispute

Jul 19, 2017 - 6:37 PM

This comes after the Prieto family announced it is divesting from the Philippine Daily Inquirer

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Jul 19, 2017 - 1:49 PM

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Aquino doubts Ramon Ang will destroy Inquirer's image

Jul 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM

In an interview with Rappler ex president Benigno Aquino III says it doesn t make sense for the businessman he once called idol to destroy the Inquirer s image

VISITED BY AQUINO. Then President Benigno Aquino III (3rd from right) visits the Philippine Daily Inquirer office in Makati on September 8, 2015. The late Inquirer editor in chief Letty Jimenez Magsanoc (6th), company president Alexandra Prieto Romualdez (5th), and company chair Marixi Rufino Prieto (4th) join Aquino in the photo. Malacañang file photo

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Jul 19, 2017 - 10:50 AM

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MARAWI BATTLE. In this file photo, Philippine Marines help in the military offensive against the Maute Group in Marawi City on June 9, 2017. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

MVP open to selling his entire Inquirer stake

Jul 19, 2017 - 7:46 AM

This comes amid talks between Ramon Ang and the Rufino Prieto family for a majority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer

OPEN TO DIVEST. Manuel Pangilinan says he is willing to sell his Inquirer stake to Ramon Ang or anyone 'if the price is right.' Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Inquirer employees surprised, worried about Ramon Ang buyout

Jul 18, 2017 - 8:35 PM

The employees were informed of the plans to sell the Prieto family s shares in a general assembly on Monday July 17

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

FAST FACTS: What you should know about the Inquirer Group

Jul 18, 2017 - 10:34 AM

Get to know the Rufino Prieto family owners of the Inquirer which may soon belong to businessman Ramon Ang

Ramon Ang and his media interests

Jul 17, 2017 - 11:46 PM

The businessman wants a majority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer previously vied for GMA Network and reportedly has a stake in CNN Philippines

MEDIA INDUSTRY. Since 2012, tycoon Ramon Ang, in his personal capacity, has been talking to different major media companies for an acquisition deal. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Jul 17, 2017 - 9:40 PM

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Duterte vows to build socialized housing on Mile Long property

Jul 17, 2017 - 8:55 PM

The President again slams the Prieto family on the day news breaks of businessman Ramon Ang s plans to acquire a majority stake in the Inquirer

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gestures as he reiterates his oath of office to protect the Filipinos in his speech during the 11th Ambassadors' Tour Philippine Reception at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 14, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Ramon Ang in talks with Prietos for majority stake in Inquirer

Jul 17, 2017 - 4:10 PM

UPDATED If the acquisition pushes through Ramon Ang will use his personal money to buy the Prieto family s interest in the Inquirer group

EYEING INQUIRER. 'Yes, personal [investment]. [We are] in talks,' Ramon Ang tells Rappler. Ang's photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Duterte threatens 'exposé' vs Inquirer

Jul 01, 2017 - 6:49 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte reiterates his warning that he will ask the public to ‘occupy’ the Prietos Mile Long property in Makati City as it belongs to the people

EXPOSE. President Rodrigo Duterte says he will make an 'expose' against the Philippine Daily Inquirer at the 50th founding anniversary of Davao del Norte in Tagum City on July 1, 2017. Photo by Joey Dalumpines/Presidential Photo

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May 03, 2017 - 2:19 PM

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SC junks P4.7M tax case vs Inquirer

May 03, 2017 - 7:47 AM

The High Court upholds Inquirer s win at the Court of Tax Appeals

BIR in talks with Pacquiao, reviews Dunkin' Donuts, Tan cases

Apr 17, 2017 - 7:42 PM

Days after the President mentioned them in his speeches the BIR is now reviewing tax issues involving the Prieto owned donut company and Lucio Tan

TAX LIABILITIES. This comes after President Rodrigo Duterte's recent statements against Lucio Tan's and Dunkin' Donuts franchise owners' alleged unpaid taxes

Duterte tries to link Inquirer owners to ex-official with huge salary

Apr 06, 2017 - 10:28 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte mistakenly identifies former Film Development Council of the Philippines chief Briccio Santos as a son in law of the Inquirer s Prietos

RANT AGAINST INQUIRER. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at the prosecutors' convention at a hotel in Clark, Angeles City, Pampanga on April 5, 2017, where he attacked anew broadsheet Philippine Daily Inquirer. RICHARD MADELO/Presidential Photo

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Apr 02, 2017 - 1:04 PM

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Senators to Duterte: PH better served by ‘free, critical press’

Mar 31, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Masquerading as authentic politics the government has embraced profanity misogyny and the lack of overall decency as political strategies to attack and silence its critics says Senator Risa Hontiveros

ATTACK ON MEDIA. President Rodrigo Duterte slams a newspaper report for accusing him of 'sparking international distress,' before he left for Japan on October 25, 2016. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

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Mar 31, 2017 - 4:39 PM

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NUJP calls out Duterte's 'absolutely twisted' rant against media

Mar 31, 2017 - 12:26 AM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines calls Duterte s rant a brazen abuse of his power as chief executive

DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during a speech at the People's Day celebration at Barangay Batong Dalig, Socorro town in Oriental Mindoro on March 29, 2017. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Duterte tells 'rude' media: Beware of 'karma'

Mar 30, 2017 - 6:22 PM

UPDATED Mukhang pera kayo eh says President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippine Daily Inquirer and ABS CBN whom he accuses of unfair reporting

President Rodrogo Duterte hits EU and the media during the Mass Oathtaking of appointed government officials and the Philippine Councilors' league at Malacanang on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

[Newspoint] A runaway train

Feb 03, 2017 - 10:00 AM

I can imagine it s not difficult for [Martin Andanar] to have felt legitimized when he was enlisted as newspaper columnist Now he s thinking of legitimizing bloggers as members of the press themselves

Dela Rosa on Tulfo criticism: At least a clown makes people laugh

Jan 17, 2017 - 8:15 AM

Inquirer columnist Ramon Tulfo is an apparent supporter of President Duterte but a harsh critic of the PNP chief the subject of his most recent columns

BATO AND BATO. Philippine National Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa uses a puppet version of himself while talking to the members of the media at Camp Crame. File photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Propaganda war: Weaponizing the internet

Oct 03, 2016 - 7:00 PM

In the Philippines paid trolls fallacious reasoning leaps in logic poisoning the well – these are only some of the propaganda techniques that have helped shift public opinion on key issues

FULL TRANSCRIPT: Cagayan de Oro presidential debate

Mar 17, 2016 - 8:14 PM

Five presidential candidates face off in the first debate in Cagayan de Oro City Here s the transcript of that event

FIRST DEBATE. Five presidential candidates hold hands at the end of the first presidential debate in Cagayan de Oro. Screengrab from GMA-7

Binay camp to Inquirer: ‘See you in court, again’

Mar 15, 2016 - 5:14 PM

Senator Nancy Binay accuses the news daily of being part of a demolition job against her father

FIGHTING. The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay comes to his defense following a newspaper report alleging he used Makati projects to fund his 2010 vice presidential campaign. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Cagayan de Oro media: We'll cover presidential debate while in protest

Feb 20, 2016 - 9:33 AM

UPDATED The Cagayan de Oro Press Club maintains government should make sure the national event is equally covered by mass media free from any monopoly CenterLaw meanwhile supports the suit against the Comelec chair

All 5 presidential bets attending Mindanao debate – Comelec

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:49 PM

The presidential debate on February 21 is the first one happening outside Metro Manila and the first time that the public will see all the 2016 presidential bets on one stage

CAPITOL UNIVERSITY. The first presidential debate happening outside Metro Manila will take place in this 500-seater theater at the  Capitol University. Photo by Raisa Serafica/Rappler

No media equipment allowed at Mindanao presidential debate

Feb 17, 2016 - 3:35 PM

The Comelec s national media partner GMA 7 is giving more slots to local journalists in the Cagayan de Oro event but will not let them bring cameras and other equipment

Cagayan de Oro media cry 'discrimination' in presidential debate coverage

Feb 14, 2016 - 11:35 PM

The debate should be beyond corporate media s quest for higher ratings and wider readership says the Cagayan de Oro Press Club

Inquirer names Joey Nolasco executive editor

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:24 AM

Inquirer s new boss rose from the ranks in the Philippines biggest newspaper

Newly-appointed Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) Executive Editor Jose Ma. Nolasco. Image courtesy PDI

Makati court: Full-blown trial of Binay's suit vs critics 'necessary'

Jan 14, 2016 - 7:58 PM

UPDATED Judge Elpidio Calis of Makati RTC Branch 133 denies the motions of the Vice President s critics to dismiss the P200 million damage suit against them

TWO-WAY RULING? The latest decision of the Makati RTC over Vice President Jejomar Binay's damage suit against his detractors may or may not work in his favor. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Aquino on 'Tita Letty': Her look turned blood into ice

Dec 30, 2015 - 11:06 AM

The President says Letty Jimenez Magsanoc the Inquirer s late editor in chief was a strict taskmaster watching the government

REMEMBERING 'TITA LETTY.' President Benigno Aquino III shares his memories of Inquirer co-founder and editor-in-chief Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc after a mass held in her honor on December 29, 2015. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

The courage of Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc

Dec 29, 2015 - 6:28 PM

Presidents paramours politicians public figures – Letty loved them as any no nonsense journalist would: she loved giving them their reality check

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Dec 25, 2015 - 7:54 PM

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