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Duterte to Ayalas, Pangilinan: Agree to 'fair' water contracts, I’ll forget cases

Jun 05, 2020 - 10:49 AM

President Duterte says Manila Water and Maynilad must 'return' billions of pesos to the government and accept the new deals crafted by his administration, or else face cases

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte congratulates the personnel of the Philippine Army and Philippine Air Force for their successful operations against the New People's Army as he delivers a speech following a meeting at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang, Manila on May 26, 2020. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Ayala launches pandemic recovery program for 250,000 SMEs

May 26, 2020 - 2:21 PM

The Ayala Enterprise Circle gives small businesses access to the Ayala group's offerings, mentorship from industry leaders, online dialogues and classes, as well as co-marketing opportunities

While on lockdown, Ayala Museum goes online – and on Animal Crossing

May 22, 2020 - 8:11 AM

What's it like to view the works of Juan Luna on Animal Crossing? Strange, but amusing.

MERCH. For this exhibit, all custom merch are free – visitors get a QR code for the custom designs after the visit. Photo by Rappler

Ayala Museum is taking its International Museum Day events online

May 18, 2020 - 5:11 PM

It involves an Animal Crossing tour, so sign up now

ISLAND TOUR. The Makati-based museum goes online to celebrate International Museum Day. Photo from Ayala Museum

Ayala Corp profits down 17% in Q1 2020 as pandemic batters economy

May 14, 2020 - 1:55 PM

'This unprecedented health crisis has resulted in a radical transformation of societies, economies, and businesses, including the Ayala group,' says Ayala president and COO Fernando Zobel de Ayala

Coronavirus, Taal eruption sink Ayala Land profits 41% in Q1 2020

May 11, 2020 - 10:35 AM

Ayala Land also slashes its capital expenditures by P40 billion due to the coronavirus crisis


Zobel brothers, Manny Pangilinan accept Duterte's apology

May 05, 2020 - 12:15 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte once threatened to shoot the billionaires and cancel their water contracts. Now, he is thanking them for helping out as the Philippines battles the coronavirus.

Duterte apologizes to Ayalas, MVP: Forgive me for the 'hurting words'

May 05, 2020 - 12:59 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte also tells big business: 'I can promise you, I'll be nice'

APOLOGY. President Rodrigo Duterte gives updates on the government's efforts in addressing the coronavirus disease on May 4, 2020. Malacañang photo

Qualimed Sta Rosa to be converted into coronavirus hospital

Apr 20, 2020 - 7:50 PM

Qualimed Hospital in Sta Rosa City, Laguna, will have a triage holding area, a building with a laboratory capable of testing, and inpatient beds for exclusive use of COVID-19 patients

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Ayala to consolidate power, water, infrastructure businesses

Apr 20, 2020 - 1:45 PM

Ayala's power, water, and infrastructure businesses will all be under a new holding company called AC Energy and Infrastructure Corporation


Zobel supports lockdown extension as coronavirus cases rise

Apr 08, 2020 - 9:10 PM

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says the extension of the Luzon lockdown is supported by data

Ayala Museum releases Philippine textile outfit codes for 'Animal Crossing'

Apr 08, 2020 - 5:30 PM

Customize your 'Animal Crossing' looks with Philippine textile!

ANIMAL CROSSING! Ayala Museum releases codes so you can flaunt Philippine textiles when playing 'Animal Crossing.' Photo courtesy of Ayala Museum

Business for good in the time of COVID-19

Apr 04, 2020 - 9:00 AM

(UPDATED) It was the worst of times and it was the best of times

Ayala group allots P2.4 billion for coronavirus response

Mar 18, 2020 - 11:40 AM

All employees under or linked to the Ayala group, including displaced construction workers, security guards, and retail workers, will receive wages during the Luzon lockdown

SM Group, Ayala Corp donate to fight coronavirus

Mar 17, 2020 - 12:45 PM

The conglomerates pledge protective equipment and medical supplies for government hospitals

Ayala Land nets P33.2 billion in 2019

Feb 14, 2020 - 1:31 PM

Ayala Land also surpasses its P100-billion capex target for 2019, as it continued to invest in mixed-use developments across the country


Manila Water employees jittery over Razon’s entry

Feb 06, 2020 - 8:27 PM

(UPDATED) Manila Water's employees want to hear big news direct from management rather than the media

SM-Ayala consortium breaks ground on Cebu SRP project 



Jan 31, 2020 - 4:31 PM

Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella says the project is expected to generate over P316 billion in investments and 2 million direct and indirect jobs

GROUNDBREAKING. Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella and representatives from Ayala and SM break ground on new project at the South Road Properties. Photo form Cebu City Public Information Office

Duterte: 'Rich people who are crazy should be killed'

Jan 24, 2020 - 4:04 PM

'Just wait for my signal,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he continues to rile against the Ayala group and businessman Manny Pangilinan over supposedly 'onerous' water concession agreements

DUTERTE'S TIRADES. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech after leading the distribution of benefits to former rebels at the San Isidro Central School in Leyte on January 23, 2020. Malacañang Photo

Duterte orders review of UP-Ayala technohub deal

Jan 23, 2020 - 3:34 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, who recommended the review, says President Rodrigo Duterte wants the contract carefully studied

UP FOR REVIEW. The Ayala group faces another possible legal battle after Malacañang says it will review its lease contract from the UP-Ayala Land Technohub site. Photo from WikiCommons

Malacañang’s rants send Ayala Land shares falling by 7%

Jan 20, 2020 - 7:05 PM

(UPDATED) The Ayala group faces more contract reviews by the Duterte administration, leading jittery investors to dump stocks on Monday, January 20

House probe into alleged ‘lopsided’ LRT concession agreement sought

Jan 20, 2020 - 5:44 PM

ACT-CIS Representative Eric Yap files the resolution just 3 days after President Rodrigo Duterte said he would check the LRT contract, which involves the Ayalas and business tycoon Manny Pangilinan

DUTERTE VS AYALAS, MVP. A lawmaker wants a House probe into the government's concession agreement with the Light Rail Manila Corporation. File photo from LRMC

Duterte threatens to reveal individuals behind 'onerous' water deal

Jan 16, 2020 - 9:44 PM

'The people should know.... Putangina, pag hindi, babarilin ko yung bayag mo,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he amps up threats against the Ayalas and businessman Manny Pangilinan

THREATS. President Rodrigo Duterte once again lashes out at private concessionaires Maynilad and Manila Water. Malacañang photo

Duterte to ABS-CBN: Better to sell the network

Dec 30, 2019 - 5:56 PM

'Magrenew kayo, ewan ko lang kung may mangyari diyan,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells the media giant

SELL ABS-CBN. President Rodrigo Duterte in his fresh rant against the 'oligarchs' says broadcast giant ABS-CBN would be better off if it sells the network instead. Screengrab from RTVM

Ayala Malls awaken amazing experiences with new campaign

Dec 16, 2019 - 7:02 AM

This year, Ayala Malls ushers in a new era with a brand-new campaign tagline "Awaken Amazing"

Woman charged for assaulting Cebu mall sales clerk

Dec 09, 2019 - 6:58 PM

In a viral video, Medelina Yamazaki is heard shouting, 'Don't touch my daughter!' before throwing a humidifier at the face of a sales clerk in the Ayala Center Cebu

ASSAULT. A woman seen assaulting a sales clerk in a viral video taken in a Cebu City mall is charged with assault. Screengrab from Facebook

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

Duterte threatens Ayalas, Pangilinan after Manila Water arbitration win

Dec 03, 2019 - 8:50 PM

Manila Water's win against the government refuels President Rodrigo Duterte's determination to scrap the concession agreement of the Ayala-led company as well as that of Manny Pangilinan's Maynilad

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 44th Cabinet Meeting at the Malacañan Palace on December 2, 2019. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Ayala invests $237 million in Myanmar tycoon's empire

Nov 14, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Ayala Corporation is set to acquire a 20% stake in Serge Pun's Yoma Group. The deal is the biggest ever Philippine conglomerate investment in Myanmar.

IN PHOTOS: Where you can catch Christmas light exhibits in the metro

Nov 11, 2019 - 8:00 AM

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

IN PHOTOS: Glorietta 4's Food Choices section reopens, shows off new look and menu

Oct 13, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Glorietta's OG food court just got a makeover!

Osmeña files suit vs Cebu City government, real estate conglomerates over SRP deal

Sep 04, 2019 - 8:33 PM

The ex-mayor also seeks to stop the city from using proceeds from the SRP to fund the local government's P2.5-billion supplemental budget

LAND SALE. Cebu City is funding its budget from partial payment of property sold in 2015. Former Mayor Tommy Osmeña wants to stop it. Road file photo from Cebu City's website

[PODCAST] Love of Country: When is music patriotic?

Aug 16, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Music legend Joey Ayala shatters widely-held beliefs about patriotism in music

SC stops Quezon City from auctioning off U.P. Technohub

Jul 22, 2019 - 3:40 PM

The Supreme Court rules that the University of the Philippines cannot be made to pay taxes for the Technohub property. This exemption does not cover assets acquired under the UP-Ayala Land contract.

NO SALE. Supreme Court rules the University of the Philippines is exempt from real property taxes. Photo from WikiCommons

PSL: Petron snaps Generika-Ayala's streak for solo 2nd place

Jul 09, 2019 - 10:46 PM

Petron and Foton get off to stunning wins in the 2019 PSL All-Filipino Conference

ON TRACK. The Petron Blaze Spikers are still on the path to their title defense. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: F2 Logistics continues winning streak over Sta. Lucia

Jul 04, 2019 - 11:15 PM

The F2 Logistics stays perfect in the 2019 PSL All-Filipino Conference

ON TOP. F2 Logistics strengthens its bid for the 2019 PSL All-Filipino Conference crown. Photo from release

PSL: F2 Logistics powers past Cignal

Jul 02, 2019 - 9:36 PM

F2 Logistics and Generika-Ayala continue their winning streaks in Cadiz City

PERFECT. F2 Logistics continue its bid for the 2019 PSL All-Filipino Conference crown. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: Petron snatches first win over Marinerang Pilipina

Jun 20, 2019 - 10:49 PM

Petron shows no mercy in its bid for a 3-peat Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference title

HOT START. Petron blazes off to a dominant All-Filipino Conference title defense. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: Kalei Mau powers F2 to 2nd win

Jun 18, 2019 - 10:40 PM

Kalei Mau delivers despite the dominant La Salle connection in her club

OFFENSIVE FORCE. Kalei Mau scores 17 points fo F2 Logistics. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: F2 overpowers Generika in All-Filipino conference opener

Jun 15, 2019 - 4:23 PM

Even without its newest addition Kalei Mau, F2 gets off to rousing start in the 2019 PSL All-Filipino conference

ROUSING START. F2 Logistics aim to clinch the 2019 PSL All-Filipino conference crown. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ayala unveils Maxus vehicles in the Philippines

Jun 09, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Maxus targets families and companies looking for spacious vehicles. It aims to sell over 500 units in 2019.

Ayala's AC Health to build Philippines' first cancer hospital

May 08, 2019 - 1:25 PM

Ayala Corporation's health unit will invest some P2 billion for a cancer specialty hospital in Metro Manila


LISTEN: OPM singers unite to perform 'Sana Naman, Taumbayan'

May 03, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The song is released days ahead of the 2019 elections

Ayala to build first Philippine-China industrial park in Pampanga

Apr 26, 2019 - 7:23 PM

Ayala Corporation chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala says the Philippine-China industrial park will be built in Porac, Pampanga

Ayala Corp aids Pampanga residents affected by Luzon earthquake

Apr 26, 2019 - 7:19 PM

From water to telecommunications, various companies under the Ayala conglomerate are reaching out to affected communities in Pampanga

Manila Water Foundation's Agapay Tubig program distributed gallons of water to hard hit areas in Pampanga. Photo from Ayala Corp.

P1.1-B worth of shabu seized in Ayala Alabang buy-busts

Mar 20, 2019 - 7:33 AM

(UPDATED) PDEA and police arrest Chinese suspects in separate operations at the Alabang Town Center parking lot and in a house in Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa City

SHABU SEIZED. The illegal drugs are found inside biscuit tins believed to be distributed by the Golden Triangle drug syndicate. PDEA photo

Ayala Corp posts single-digit net income growth in 2018

Mar 13, 2019 - 9:50 PM

Ayala Land, Globe Telecom, and AC Energy boost parent company Ayala Corporation's net income to P31.8 billion, up by 5% in 2018

Catch Up Dharma Down, Autotelic and Joey Ayala at this shirt brand’s music festival

Feb 04, 2019 - 7:08 PM

All your favorite bands will be under one roof!

Poet Tita Lacambra Ayala dies

Jan 10, 2019 - 12:43 AM

Tita Lacambra Ayala, the poet much loved from Ilocos Norte to Davao City, dies of pneumonia on Wednesday, January 9

Photo from Tita Lacambra Ayala's Facebook

'A confession': Gus Albor marks 49 years of art with Ayala Museum exhibit

Nov 24, 2018 - 1:53 PM

The exhibit is the biggest gathering of the abstract artists' works

ABSTRACTIONIST. Gus Albor's body of work from 1969 to 2018 is going on exhibit at the Ayala Museum. Photo courtesy of the Ayala Museum