Mighty Corp. - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mighty Corp.


The Philippines' biggest business deals in 2017

Dec 28, 2017 - 3:00 PM

The country's conglomerates have acquired everything from digital payment tech to coal power plants this year, as they acquire the tools they hope will shape the economy’s future

Philippine tobacco giant Mighty Corp pays P30 billion to settle tax case

Oct 06, 2017 - 5:08 PM

(UPDATED) The P30 billion settlement with P10 billion in taxes and penalties on top will fund President Rodrigo Duterte's 'Build, Build, Build' program

Japan Tobacco buying Mighty Corp for $1 billion

Aug 22, 2017 - 6:18 PM

Japan Tobacco says it will pay 46 8 billion pesos 936 million for Mighty which has a 23 share of the Philippine market

P3.2-B cigarettes with fake stamps found in Bulacan warehouses

Mar 24, 2017 - 3:02 PM

The raid on the warehouses storing Mighty Corporation cigarettes is made two days after the government filed a P9 6 billion tax evasion case against the company

RAID. Revenue officials discover cigarettes with fake tax stamps in two warehouses in Bulacan on March 24, 2017. Photo by BOC

Mighty Corporation takes up Duterte's offer to pay P3B

Mar 15, 2017 - 6:47 PM

Alexander Wongchuking writes the President to tell him they will pay a P1 billion downpayment and asks if they could pay the balance on installment

Mighty Corp. President Alex Wongchuking visits the NBI headquarters in Manila on March 7, 2017 on the same day that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his arrest. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Aguirre: Mighty Corp owner can't be arrested without charges

Mar 08, 2017 - 5:12 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says it is up to the DOF the BIR and the BOC to file the necessary complaint against Alex Wongchuking

ANOTHER RAID. Customs officials inspect cigarette cartons inside a container van belonging to Mighty Corporation in Tacloban City on March 8, 2017. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

‘NTA liable for unnecessary interaction with Mighty Corp’

Aug 18, 2014 - 8:58 PM

The agency and tax issue ridden cigarette firm Mighty were together in a tree planting activity which a think tank says is a ‘no no’

Health advocates hail shutdown of Mighty cigarette warehouse

Feb 03, 2014 - 2:53 PM

Mighty has been accused of lowering the prices of its cigarettes through technical smuggling

MIGHTY WAREHOUSE SHUTDOWN. Filipino-owned Mighty Tobacco sells its cigarettes for P1 per stick.

Strange bedfellows seek sin tax reform

Mar 05, 2012 - 9:14 PM

Unlikely political allies joined together to push for reforming the tax on tobacco and alcohol

UNLIKELY PARTNERS. Health Secretary Enrique Ona, Governor Luis "Chavit" Singson and Commissioner Kim Jacinto-Henares announce their support for reforming sin taxes. Photo by Katherine Visconti.