Aboitiz Group - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Aboitiz Group


Aboitiz cuts jobs due to pandemic

Jun 24, 2020 - 2:45 PM

The Aboitiz Group says 'several' employees will be laid off by July 31

Q&A with Jon Ramon Aboitiz: 'Never fall in love with your business'

Dec 01, 2018 - 11:55 AM

Here are excerpts from Rappler's unpublished interview with business tycoon Jon Ramon Aboitiz in Cebu City in June 2017

PHILIPPINE TYCOON. Aboitiz Equity Ventures Chairman Jon Ramon Aboitiz prepares for an interview with Rappler in June 2017. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Jon Ramon Aboitiz dies at 70

Nov 30, 2018 - 8:32 PM

(UPDATED) Jon Ramon Aboitiz chaired Aboitiz Equity Ventures, one of the Philippines’ most valuable family conglomerates

FILIPINO TYCOON. Aboitiz Equity Ventures Chairman Jon Ramon Aboitiz passes away at age 70. Photo from the Aboitiz Group website

DOTr rejects Aboitiz's P148-billion bid to upgrade 4 regional airports

Apr 10, 2018 - 8:40 PM

The Department of Transportation turns down the unsolicited proposal of Aboitiz InfraCapital Incorporated and opts for public bidding instead

UnionBank sees 2017 net income drop by 16.4% to P8.42 billion

Jan 26, 2018 - 7:19 PM

Lower trading gains sees the bank’s fall from the P10.07 billion it saw in 2016 while core income was up 30.4% to P8.2 billion from P6.3 billion in 2016

UnionBank sets out to hack PH banking with digital transformation

Dec 14, 2017 - 4:59 PM

UnionBank’s ongoing digital transformation involves a complete overhaul of its technology processes and work culture

Aboitiz opens applications for 2016 college scholarship programs

Feb 04, 2016 - 1:49 PM

Students interested in receiving a college scholarship are invited to apply for the Aboitiz College Scholarship Program

Aboitiz-supported scholars receive recognition for excellence

Jan 13, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Press Release: Two young scholars use the opportunities given to them to excel in academics and beyond

EXCELLENCE. Adriel Sanchez and Armand Canoy, both Aboitiz scholars, receive recognition for their academic achievements. Image courtesy of the Aboitiz Group

ERC appointment raises conflict-of-interest issues

Jun 21, 2015 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED EXCLUSIVE: Sta Ana s appointment comes at a time when the regulatory agency is determining whether power generation companies among them the Aboitiz group’s unit Therma Mobile colluded to jack up prices of Meralco

INSIDE STORY: The real reason behind Petilla’s resignation

Jun 20, 2015 - 10:15 AM

UPDATED EXCLUSIVE: Sources close to Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla say his resignation was prompted by President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to appoint Geronimo Sta Ana as the 5th commissioner of the Energy Regulatory Commission

JG Summit, Aboitiz, 3 more eye largest PPP project

Aug 31, 2014 - 9:21 PM

At least 19 interested bidders are eyeing the Aquino administration s biggest public private partnership project

Map of the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike Project. Image from dpwh.gov.ph

Meet the 5th generation of Aboitiz leaders

Sep 22, 2013 - 12:41 PM

Aboitiz has made a name for more than a century Time for a new generation to step up to the plate

CARRYING ON THE LEGACY. (front) Ana Aboitiz-Delgado, Rafa de Mesa; (back) Carlos Aboitiz, Tristan Aboitiz, William Paradies. Photos: Peter Imbong

Warmer weather boosts AboitizPower's Jan-June profits by 15%

Aug 06, 2012 - 1:21 PM

The power arm of the Aboitiz Group increased net income on the back of higher power generation earnings as the hot weather increased demand

INCREASED CAPACITY. One of the 4 units of the Binga plant in Benguet has been completely rehabilitated. The facilities have a total plant capacity of 105 MW. Photo courtesy of AboitizPower.

Ayala, Sy, Gokongwei to join Aquino in US, UK trips

Jun 04, 2012 - 8:27 PM

About 26 top Filipino businessmen are part of the delegation that will accompany President Aquino in his visits to the United Kingdom and United States from June 4 to 10

Union Bank to pick new president among 3 candidates

May 24, 2012 - 7:50 PM

The consumer bank says its current president isn t retiring yet but they are already bringing in heavy hitters in the banking industry to step up when he does