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Guiao to replace Chot as Gilas head coach for good? Manny Pangilinan thinks so

Sep 02, 2018 - 10:58 PM

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas chairman emeritus is impressed with how Guiao steered the national team to its best Asian Games finish in 16 years

CHANGE OF PERSONNEL. Yeng Guiao (left) has a chance to permanently take over the Gilas Pilipinas program from Chot Reyes. Photo from PBA Images

Manny Pangilinan gifts champion Ateneo Blue Eagles with iPhone X, Hong Kong trip

Dec 04, 2017 - 12:09 PM

(UPDATED) Pangilinan expresses his happiness of overcoming an 'uneasy' feeling in game 2's loss by giving iPhone Xs to each Blue Eagle and an all-expenses-paid trip to Hong Kong

UNFAZED. M.V.P. never really doubted the Blue Eagles since day one. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Martial law, AMLA amendment, Mahathir | Evening wRap

Jul 19, 2017 - 8:16 PM

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Pangilinan, PSG, Trump and Putin | Midday wRap

Jul 19, 2017 - 1:49 PM

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Top businessmen pledge support for Sulu's economic revival

Dec 20, 2016 - 1:40 PM

Tycoons like Manny V Pangilinan Ramon Ang and Lucio Tan declare their support for the Duterte administration s bid to unleash the economic potential of violence stricken Sulu

FOR SULU'S FUTURE. Businessmen, government officials, and NGOs pledge support for the Duterte administration's 'Save Sulu' program. Photo from PPD

MVP to lobby FIBA Central Board to relax eligibility rules for Fil-foreigners

Dec 06, 2016 - 11:45 AM

MVP hopes to persuade FIBA to ease requirements so Fil Am players like Jordan Clarkson can represent Gilas

Manny V. Pangilinan (2nd from left) formalizes Gilas Pilipinas' partnership with Chooks To Go. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

MVP expects Guiao-led NLEX to follow Meralco’s footsteps

Oct 08, 2016 - 3:59 PM

Guiao leaves Rain or Shine to open a new era of his career with NLEX

MVP to Meralco Bolts: 'Job well done' on making PBA Finals

Oct 04, 2016 - 2:26 PM

Manny V Pangilinan is proud of what his Meralco Bolts have accomplished after 6 years of existence in the PBA

'JOB WELL DONE'. MVP congratulates his PBA team, the Meralco Bolts, for making the Finals for the first time in its history. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Snapshot of industries: Good, poor performers under Aquino

Jun 18, 2016 - 9:30 AM

How did industries fare under the Aquino administration?

FASTEST GROWING. The country’s turnaround from being Sick Man of Asia to the fastest growing economy in the region is President Benigno Aquino III’s claim to fame

MVP, SBP thank PBA for support to Gilas Pilipinas

Oct 15, 2015 - 12:17 PM

With the PBA s full support the SBP gains confidence in going all out for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

THANK YOU. Basketball patron Manny V. Pangilinan thanks the PBA for its support to national team Gilas Pilipinas. File photo by Katherine Visconti

MVP steps down as SBP head, new leadership to take over

Oct 08, 2015 - 3:47 PM

Pangilinan s 8 year reign as president comes to an end

FIBA: Philippines tugs at heartstrings, China boasts progress

Aug 07, 2015 - 5:18 PM

The Philippines trumpets its social media freedom which China doesn t have The Asian giant however showcases its infrastructure and modern facilities

PUSO. Jimmy Alapag talks about what "puso" or heart means to Filipinos during the Philippines' final presentation for the 2019 FIBA World Cup hosting bid. Screengrab from FIBA YouTube account

HIGHLIGHTS: 2019 FIBA World Cup Final Pitch

Aug 07, 2015 - 3:51 PM

China prevails over the Philippines for the right to host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Look back on the event through Rappler s highlights

MVP on FIBA bid: I don't think China has the 'heartware'

Jul 22, 2015 - 9:23 PM

I don t think China has the heartware that we will show says Manny V Pangilinan Whereas in the Philippines basketball is number one

BASKETBALL FEVER. Manny V. Pangilinan says China has the hardware - but not the "heartware" to host the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Buying GMA is not just a business deal

Jun 29, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Owning media is about shaping a national conversation free from vested interests

LOOK: Jordan Clarkson meets with SBP Chairman MVP

May 24, 2015 - 6:59 PM

Fil Am Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson met with Manny V Pangilinan the main patron of Gilas Pilipinas

Jordan Clarkson poses for a photo with the SBP Chairman. Photo from Chot Reyes' Twitter account

Pacquiao tops BIR list of individual taxpayers

Mar 28, 2015 - 4:53 PM

UPDATED Of 12 known Filipino billionaires this year only one is in the top 10 of 2013 taxpayers – Andrew Tan of Alliance Global

Pacquiao tops list of top taxpayers for 2013

Philippines, China final candidates to host 2019 FIBA World Cup

Mar 17, 2015 - 4:18 AM

The Philippines is one of the two remaining candidates to host the 2019 FIBA World Cup with the FIBA Central Board to reconvene in June to make a final decision

The Philippines could host its first Basketball World Championship since 1978. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Philippines a contender to host 2019 World Cup as FIBA leaves 'impressed'

Jan 30, 2015 - 5:59 PM

FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann says the Philippines has the ingredients to host the 2019 FIBA World Cup

IMPRESSED. FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann, seen here speaking during the inauguration of the new FIBA HQ, is impressed with what he saw in the Philippines so far. Photo by Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Baumann, FIBA execs flies to PH for ocular inspection

Jan 26, 2015 - 4:08 PM

The FIBA execs will visit the Philippine Arena Smart Araneta Coliseum among others

MVP expresses 'much regret' over Chot Reyes' withdrawal from Gilas pool

Nov 10, 2014 - 8:58 PM

I thank and commend him for making what must have been a most difficult but courageous decision MVP says of Chot Reyes

Chot Reyes has withdrawn his name from consideration to continue coaching Gilas Pilipinas. File photo by Josh Albelda

D-League: Tanduay coach Chongson fined P150k

Nov 04, 2014 - 8:25 PM

Controversial head coach Lawrence Chongson also receives a one game suspension for prejudicial comments against the league

CONTROVERSIAL COACH. The PBA suspends Tandualy Light head coach Lawrence Chongson for 'publicly issued statements critical of and prejudicial to the best interests of the' D-League. Photo from

MVP embraces challenge in FIBA World Cup hosting bid

Nov 04, 2014 - 10:42 AM

“It s an infinitely more complex undertaking compared to FIBA Asia last year ” MVP said of the hosting bid

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. Manny V. Pangilinan hopes the Philippines will make FIBA's shortlist of nations for the FIBA World Cup hosting bid. File photo by Katherine Visconti

PBA Commissioner Salud to meet with MVP to plan Gilas Pilipinas' future

Sep 29, 2014 - 8:02 PM

The PBA and SBP heads will meet to exchange thoughts on what happened in Spain and Korea and discuss how the two can coordinate for the future of Gilas Pilipinas

BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD. PBA Commissioner Chito Salud says he will meet with MVP to discuss how to proceed with the Gilas Pilipinas program. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Manny V Pangilinan elected to FIBA Board

Sep 14, 2014 - 12:05 AM

Gilas head coach Chot Reyes announces Pangilinan s inclusion in the FIBA board on Twitter

FIBA MEMBER. Manuel V. Pangilinan is now a FIBA board member. File photo by Katherine Visconti

MVP not interested in vice presidential post

Sep 10, 2014 - 8:37 PM

The businessman and sports patron says he doesn t know anything about politics His immediate concern: being considered for the central board of FIBA

FEELERS? Vice President Jejomar Binay admits he's considering businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan as his running mate in 2016. Photo by AFP

PLDT buys stake in Rocket Internet

Aug 07, 2014 - 4:38 PM

PLDT gets a 10 stake in Rocket Internet and the two will jointly develop mobile and online payment technologies and services

FIBA Asia Cup is 'good training' for Gilas, says MVP

Apr 05, 2014 - 3:04 PM

Gilas Pilipinas will use the FIBA Asia Cup in China to warm up for the FIBA World Cup in 4 months allowing them to test their cohesion against unfamiliar teams

GEARING UP. Coach Chot Reyes draws up plays for Gilas members Gabe Norwood, Jayson Castro, Ranidel De Ocampo and June Mar Fajardo at Friday's practice. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

VP MVP? Binay considering him in 2016

Mar 03, 2014 - 8:20 PM

The Vice President however clarifies he has not had formal talks with the businessman

FEELERS? Vice President Jejomar Binay admits he's considering businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan as his running mate in 2016. Photo by AFP

Martinez lauded, rewarded for Olympic performance

Feb 24, 2014 - 4:48 AM

Filipino Winter Olympian Michael Christian Martinez came home to a hero s welcome Sunday from Filipinos after his historic Winter Olympic debut in Sochi Russia

INSTANT STAR. Michael Martinez signs autographs at his press event at the SM Mall of Asia. Photo by Ritchie Tongol/EPA

Palace says it has 'limited resources' to fund sports

Feb 17, 2014 - 7:02 PM

The Philippine government claims that it has a limited budget for sports and is asking the private sector to shoulder the expenses to assist in funding athletes

THIN ICE. Lone Filipino Winter Olympian Michael Martinez finished 19th at the men's figure skating event despite limited government support. Photo by Andrej Isakovic/AFP

Michael Martinez gets $10K bonus

Feb 15, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Filipino figure skater Michael Martinez is praised for a historic performance

MNTC, PNCC finalizing connector road JV

Nov 06, 2013 - 9:33 PM

The Pangilinan led unit will present joint venture options to state owned PNCC this November

Vitug Vlogs: Hail MVP!

Jul 20, 2013 - 4:54 PM

Manny Pangilinan s special feature on newspapers Inquirer and Star begs the question: Can MVP still be the subject of fair scrutiny in these newspapers?

SSS hopeful govt will lift Philex mine suspension

Jul 01, 2013 - 5:12 PM

The state pension fund owns P18 B worth of shares in the mining firm

Philex, Meralco eye power project in Surigao del Norte

Jun 26, 2013 - 1:31 PM

Philex is in talks with Meralco for the possibility of putting up an 8 megawatt coal fired plant in Surigao del Norte

MORE POWER Meralco and Philex may put up a new power plant in Surigao del Norte. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

MVP: Convergence is the way to go

Jun 16, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Convergence among companies in the PLDT group has been in the cards says the businessman

CONVERGENCE. A convergence deal is still on the horizon for MVP-led PLDT. Photo by Lean Santos/Rappler

MVP group eyes Davao for palm oil production

May 22, 2013 - 9:37 AM

Indonesian agriculture firm PT Indofood is eyeing a 30 000 hectare farm land in Davao Oriental as a possible site for its palm oil production

FOCUS ON AGRI. MVP group is eyeing a 30,000 hectare farm land in Davao Oriental for its palm oil production. Photo by Rappler/Lean Santos

Reform-focused group challenges Cojuangco in POC elections

Oct 25, 2012 - 11:51 PM

A group led by Philippine Olympic Committee POC first vice president Manny Lopez is set to challenge the ticket of incumbent POC President Jose “Peping” Cojuangco in the upcoming committee elections set for November 30

Will MVP run for POC President?

Oct 23, 2012 - 6:55 PM

With the deadline for the filing of candidacy approaching the sports community awaits businessman Manny V Pangilinan s decision to run for the Philippine Olympic Committee presidency

MVP no-show at Ateneo celebration

Oct 11, 2012 - 10:55 PM

Businessman Manny V Pangilinan a longtime supporter of Ateneo de Manila University was absent during the team s historic win and their post game celebration

MVP's next team: UP

Oct 10, 2012 - 9:29 PM

Business mogul Manny V Pangilinan sounded ready to pour money into the University of the Philippines during his speech at a fraternity s event weeks after he cut ties with Ateneo de Manila University

Miriam and MVP: Allies on RH bill

Sep 25, 2012 - 4:04 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago praises MVP for standing up to the Church on the RH bill

MVP: Trillanes is lying

Sep 20, 2012 - 7:19 AM

Businessman Manny V Pangilinan says Sen Antonio Trillanes IV lied to Chinese Ambassador Sonia Brady about his work with China National Offshore Oil Corp

Philex to start Silangan mine in 2017

Sep 10, 2012 - 11:17 PM

Philex said its feasibility study was on track for its Silangan mine which is set to open by 2017

Philpop 2012: Reminding OPM songwriters to keep it coming

Jul 30, 2012 - 6:13 PM

Homegrown Filipino melodies return to their former glory

PHILPOP VETERANS (including RAPPLER writer Rachel Alejandro and dad Hajji) singing past Metropop hits. Photo courtesy of DDB

A new day for Original Pilipino Music

Jul 13, 2012 - 3:39 AM

A new day dawns on Filipino music with PhilPOP

THE AUTHOR WITH DAD, Hajji Alejandro and Ryan Cayabyab at the band rehearsals for the PhilPOP finals night on July 14. Photo courtesy of Alynna Velasquez

Pangilinan: I don't own Rappler

Feb 24, 2012 - 4:23 PM

After months of rumors businessman Manuel V Pangilinan denied he holds a stake in Rappler com