Bobby Ongpin - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Bobby Ongpin


Duterte on martial law extension, Dela Rosa on Carpio, Ongpin case | Evening wRap

Dec 12, 2017 - 6:58 PM

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Sanofi on Dengvaxia, CA on Ongpin case, New York subway attack | Midday wRap

Dec 12, 2017 - 1:42 PM

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Road rage suspect, richest Filipinos, Comey | Midday wRap

Mar 21, 2017 - 12:04 PM

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Rodrigo Duterte, Alibaba, Nokia vs Apple | Evening wRap

Dec 22, 2016 - 10:36 PM

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Duterte on Ongpin, war on drugs, Pacquiao | 12PM wRap

Aug 04, 2016 - 11:59 AM

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CA stops SEC order on Ongpin's insider trading case

Aug 02, 2016 - 1:40 PM

In issuing the TRO the Court of Appeals says the complex issues and circumstances surrounding the case present an urgent and paramount necessity to prevent serious damage on businessman Roberto Ongpin

CONTROVERSIAL. Businessman Roberto "Bobby" Ongpin is being accused of insider trading of Philex Mining shares in 2009. Photo by Agence France-Presse

No conflict of interest receiving wedding sponsors' gifts – Escudero

Feb 06, 2016 - 9:48 AM

The senator reveals his posh wedding was sponsored by Alphaland s Bobby Ongpin owner of the members only Balesin resort

TOAST. Senator Francis Escudero and actress Heart Evangelista celebrate a star-studded wedding reception in Manila. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Is Chiz Escudero weighing down Grace Poe's chances in 2016?

Aug 18, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Brian Llamanzares Senator Grace Poe s son says his mother has proven that she keeps her friends close but keeps the people’s interest closer

Senators Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Kim Henares: Binay ally evaded taxes

Mar 12, 2015 - 2:55 PM

BIR chief Kim Henares says Alphaland president Mario Oreta should have paid income tax for the 5 he supposedly got from the BSP Alphaland deal

TAX EVASION? BIR Commissioner Kim Henares says Alphaland President Mario Oreta may be liable for tax evasion. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

How can a 2nd 'poorest' senator afford a Balesin wedding?

Feb 22, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The lavish wedding of Senator Chiz Escudero and actress Heart Evangelista raises some questions about propriety

Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Binay ally ‘making excuses,’ won’t open bank accounts

Feb 18, 2015 - 6:05 PM

Senators say Mario Oreta can be held liable for money laundering tax evasion and fraud over money that he denies was used in the Vice President s campaign

VP’S DUMMY? Alphaland president Mario Oreta, who is accused of using his company to hide Vice President Jejomar Binay’s alleged 5% kickback from a land deal, faces a Senate investigation. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Alphaland, Bobby Ongpin sue Ernesto Mercado

Jan 27, 2015 - 5:39 PM

Alphaland says it is determined to ensure that Mercado will suffer the strongest penalties provided by law for making malicious and baseless accusations

SUED. Alphaland and its Chairman Bobby Ongpin sue former Makati vice mayor Ernesto Mercado (in photo) after it accused the company of giving Vice President Jejomar Binay kickbacks from a land deal. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler Mark Cristino

Ongpin-led Alphaland to sell 4 prime properties

Jun 06, 2014 - 6:10 PM

The Ongpin led company settles its dispute with UK based Ashmore Group after a bitter boardroom battle

 LETTING GO. Ongpin-led Alphaland ends its legal dispute with UK-based Ashmore group by selling four of its prime properties.

2 Sandigan justices question dismissal of charges vs Ongpin

May 30, 2014 - 10:21 AM

Anti graft court Associate Justice Herrera argues that the dismissal of the cases constitutes an unwarranted turnaround and a premature appreciation of evidence

DOJ to probe Ongpin over alleged detention of ex-employee

May 27, 2014 - 3:19 PM

The DOJ orders tycoon Bobby Ongpin to appear before the department on June 9 at 2 pm for the preliminary investigation of the serious illegal detention complaint lodged against him

Bobby Ongpin sued for serious illegal detention

May 22, 2014 - 7:08 PM

Eduveges Batalan alleges that he was illegally detained by Bobby Ongpin at the exclusive Balesin Island Resort

Ongpin-led Alphaland to hold rights offer in Feb

Jan 29, 2014 - 3:15 PM

The property company will hold a stock rights offering to small shareholders to protect them from dilution following a recent capital call

BATTLE. Ongpin-led Alphaland is in a legal dispute with UK-based Ashmore group over an alleged simulated sale of shares of the company

Ongpin vs Ashmore: The real deal

Jan 28, 2014 - 2:00 PM

It seems the criminal case is a secondary issue in the Ongpin Ashmore saga The core is money

PLDT completes sale of 27% ePLDT stake to Philweb

Dec 13, 2013 - 9:54 PM

The P4 31 billion sale – which was done in 4 tranches since July 2012 – involves 27 of PLDT s wholly owned subsidiary ePLDT Incorporated

FINISHED TRANSACTION. The PLDT group completed the last tranche of ePLDT's sale to Philweb.File photo by Rappler/Aya Lowe

Ongpin-led San Miguel stockholder to debut on PSE

Oct 18, 2013 - 3:09 AM

The controlling group in San Miguel led by businessman Roberto Bobby Ongpin is taking steps to address circuitous ownership issue

STOCK DEBUT. The controlling group in San Miguel Corporation led by controversial businessman Roberto "Bobby" Ongpin is taking steps to address circuitous ownership issue. File photo by AFP

#TalkThursday with Irwin Ver

Feb 27, 2013 - 11:38 AM

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Ombudsman: File criminal cases vs. Ongpin, ex-DBP officials

Sep 27, 2012 - 7:17 PM

Ombudsman Morales says criminal cases must be filed against 28 individuals including one of the country s richest Roberto V Ongpin for loans from state owned bank DBP used to purchase shares of Philex Mining in 2009

Former DBP vice chair and president Reynaldo David

MVP-Ongpin connection: PLDT gives up Cure, Philweb

Jul 11, 2012 - 4:24 PM

The previous deals between the groups of businessmen Manuel V Pangilinan and Roberto V Ongpin are unwinding

Online gaming boosts Philweb 2011 profits by 45%

Feb 16, 2012 - 10:33 AM

Ongpin led online gaming firm PhilWeb Corp recorded a net income of P914 million last year attributed mainly on the strong growth in its core e Games Cafe business as well as its new businesses abroad