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Tulfos: We will not return P60M to government

Aug 14, 2018 - 2:42 PM

'Wala ho sa isip ko magsasauli kasi wala akong ginawang ilegal. Papanindigan po namin ang kontrata, legal po ito. Wala po kaming ginawang illegal,' says Ben Tulfo during a Senate hearing

Photo by Angie de Silva

Trillanes, Tulfos face off in Senate probe into P60-M DOT ad deal

Aug 14, 2018 - 1:32 PM

Heated arguments ensue during the Senate investigation into the questionable advertisement deal between the Department of Tourism and Bitag Media

Photo by Angie de Silva

Trillanes seeks Senate probe into P60-M DOT ads in Tulfos’ show

May 09, 2018 - 11:48 AM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the probe will 'look into the irregularities in the disposition of the DOT’s budget and its expenditures in advertising and marketing in order to ensure that government funds are legally and properly allocated'

PROBE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV wants the DOT advertisement placement in the 'Kilos Pronto' show.  File photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

Rappler responds to Erwin Tulfo: 'Stick to the real issues'

May 05, 2018 - 12:12 PM

Erwin Tulfo’s recent antics are typical of him – dragging others down when he’s in trouble

Duterte: PTV4 won't be used for propaganda, personal gain

Mar 11, 2017 - 6:59 PM

Even communists can use the state run TV channel to discuss their agenda says the President

President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during the inauguration of PTV4 Cordillera Hub in baguio City on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Image from PTV4 screengrab

Duterte: State-run media to create Muslim and Lumad channels

Jul 25, 2016 - 6:05 PM

The President says foreign news executives from BBC and ABC will train PTV4 personnel and broadcast hubs in the Visayas and Mindanao will be established

ADDRESSING CONGRESS. President Duterte in his first SONA on July 25, 2016. Image from PTV4 Facebook page

Japan to give P16M for PTV4 improvement

Jun 17, 2016 - 8:32 PM

Incoming PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar says he is eyeing a former executive of ABS CBN to become PTV4 s news director

CHANGE IS COMING. New programs will be introduced to state-run PTV4 after Japan agrees to give P16 million for its improvement.

Carleans Rivas: Beauty outside, beast inside

Jul 26, 2013 - 9:18 AM

Rappler gets to know the female boxer as she prepares for a July 27 bout

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. 'Whenever I got punched, I felt stronger.' Carleans Rivas photo by Ryan Songalia

Privatizing PTV-4 but keeping subsidies 'unfair,' says GMA-7

Dec 16, 2012 - 1:17 PM

GMA 7 chair complains that keeping state subsidies which include taxes paid by rival broadcast groups for PTV 4 will be unfair

DON'T DO IT. GMA tells the government to not privatize PTV4 if the now government-owned station keeps it subsidies. Graphic by Mich Garcia