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ARTICLE FINDER takes down 2002 article on Wilfredo Keng

Feb 16, 2019 - 9:54 PM

Media observers criticize the move, saying that Philippine Star 'had the choice' to stand its ground in defense of press freedom or retreat under fire

TAKEN DOWN. The 2002 article 'Influential businessman eyed in ex-councilor's slay' by the Philippine Star was taken down February 15, 2019. Screengrab from

Prosecutors downgrade to homicide case against suspect in killing of Bicol journo

Nov 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Albay prosecutors say investigators did not present probable cause to merit a murder case against the suspect in the killing of Philippine Star correspondent Celso Amo

Robredo calls out Philippine Star reporter for 'fake news' on VP protest

May 03, 2018 - 10:16 AM

(2nd UPDATE) 'Marami nang opinyon na na-shape dahil sa panlilinlang. Naging tahimik na tayo for much too long,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, as she vows to immediately call out and correct any misinformation against her

THE VEEP. Vice President Leni Robredo speaks during the Wednesday Forum of the UCCP Cosmopolitan Church on May 2, 2018. Photo by OVP

#PugadBaboy: Final Strip

Mar 01, 2018 - 11:00 AM

[Newspoint] A runaway train

Feb 03, 2017 - 10:00 AM

I can imagine it s not difficult for [Martin Andanar] to have felt legitimized when he was enlisted as newspaper columnist Now he s thinking of legitimizing bloggers as members of the press themselves

Candidates more 'satisfied' with 2nd election debate

Mar 21, 2016 - 8:40 AM

Comelec chair Andres Bautista says the Cebu leg of the PiliPinas Debates was a success but admits that it is still far from perfect

A scene during the PiliPinas 2016 presidential debate at the University of the Philippines in Cebu, March 20, 2016. Frame grab courtesy TV5

Interaksyon no longer News5's online platform

Aug 14, 2015 - 7:10 PM

Meanwhile PLDT group s MediaQuest which has a stake in The Philippine Star says it has no plans of fully acquiring newspaper BusinessWorld

STAYS THE SAME. MediaQuest's Lorenzana says this move will not affect the editorial operations of InterAksyon and TV5

Philippine print media erroneously kill Mary Jane

May 01, 2015 - 6:50 PM

Death comes early for Filipina worker on death row Mary Jane Veloso after Philippine newspapers kill her on their headlines ahead of Indonesia announcing a stay of her execution

Maria Ressa is Rotary Club of Manila's Journalist of the Year

May 22, 2014 - 5:07 PM

The first Rotary club in Asia also recognizes 6 other individuals and 6 media organizations

JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa receiving her award from the Rotary Club of Manila. Photo by Rappler

MVP group buys control of Philippine Star

Mar 31, 2014 - 8:53 PM

UPDATED The PLDT group now owns 51 of The Philippine Star after a deal with the Belmonte family

SEALED. The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company group acquires a majority stake in The Philippine Star from the Belmonte family

MVP group to take control of Star in March

Feb 18, 2014 - 9:43 AM

The group eyes to bring its stake in one of the country s top newspaper groups to up to 80

IN PHOTOS: Olay and YStyle #ProudOfMyAge event

Oct 20, 2013 - 11:25 AM

Olay and Ystyle celebrate the beauty of age

40s, 30s, 20s AND PROUD. Mandy dela Rama, Mikee Cojuangco, Nikki Gil and Camille Co. All photos by Jory Rivera

HIGHLIGHTS: #ProudOfMyAge ambassador launch

Oct 16, 2013 - 6:05 PM

Rappler joins Philippine Star s YStyle and Olay Philippines to launch new ambassadors for the proud of my age campaign themed CuttingAge

ARE YOU PROUD OF YOUR AGE? Celebrate life and the art of aging gracefully. Tweet us @rapplerdotcom, use the hash tag #ProudOfMyAge. Graphic by Rappler

CHED steps in to settle PSBA-QC closure controversy

Oct 07, 2013 - 5:43 PM

UPDATED The commission will hold talks with warring factions of the school board and administration on Wednesday October 9

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?

Why Star owners want to sell to MVP

Jul 19, 2013 - 10:08 AM

Philippine Star president Miguel Belmonte says aside from cashing in on the family s investment a deal with Manuel Pangilinan s group is the best way to extend the life span of the paper

MVP looks to combine journalism skills of media outlets

May 14, 2013 - 7:53 AM

Businessman Manuel V Pangilinan looks to bring together reporterial pool of broadsheets BusinessWorld and Philippine Star and broadcast unit TV5 to improve standards

MVP want to improve analysis and content with his media platforms. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Claudine, Raymart: 'Cooling off'

Apr 24, 2013 - 11:42 AM

Claudine’s mother Inday Barretto confirmed the news to Philippine Star s Ricky Lo

TAKING A BREAK? Claudine Barretto's mother Inday hopes the split is not permanent. Photo from the Claudine Barretto Facebook page

Columnist Billy Esposo dies at 64

Apr 07, 2013 - 9:45 PM

Esposo wrote a column for The Philippine Star He served as director general of the Philippine Information Agency and chairman of the Radio Philippines Network

Tintin Babao gets flak for 'Being Gay' article

Mar 12, 2013 - 6:40 PM

Tintin Bersola Babao gets flak for an article about parenting kids showing signs of gayness

BIGOT? Some netizens criticize her for her parenting style. Photo from the "Good Morning Club" Facebook page

PLDT OKs addt'l investments in media units

Mar 06, 2013 - 10:49 AM

PLDT s board approved ePLDT s investments in print and TV media assets

VIDEO: 'Manny the Movie Guy' interviews Anne Hathaway

Jan 20, 2013 - 11:15 PM

Another Filipino interviews the Les Mis star and gets an interview full of laughs and giggles

SAME INTERVIEWEE, DIFFERENT RESULT. 'Les Mis' star Anne Hathaway gamely answered Manny the Movie Guy's questions. Screen grab from YouTube (TheABSCBNNews)

VIDEO: Ricky Lo interviews Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried

Jan 19, 2013 - 9:19 AM

The Lo Hathaway interview is going viral on social media with people calling it disastrous Do you agree?

DISASTROUS? Watch the video and let us know what you think. Screen grab from YouTube (Belle Diesta)

MVP group keen on hiking stake in Philippine Star

Dec 19, 2012 - 6:31 PM

The group of businessman Manuel V Pangilinan also referred to as MVP remains keen on increasing its current 20 stake in the Philippine Star daily newspaper alongside the group s aggressively push in broadcast media

Roxas new DILG chief, Abaya to DOTC - Abad

Aug 31, 2012 - 2:02 AM

2nd UPDATE Asked to explain the choices Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says Jesse s memory was a big factor hanging over everyone s head

Transport Secretary Mar Roxas. Roxas is reportedly headed to the Department of the Interior and Local Government.