Yuchengco - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Yuchengco


Free entrance at Yuchengco Museum on International Museum Day

May 11, 2018 - 5:45 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Yuchengco Museum will celebrate International Museum Day on Friday, May 18, by offering free admission to all its exhibitions and galleries

RCBC to increase capital stock from P16B to P28B

Jan 30, 2018 - 4:28 PM

The bank says this will be done by increasing common shares to 2.6 billion from 1.4 billion

Yuchengcos, Ayalas plan merger of education businesses

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Yuchengco-owned iPeople Incorporated, operator of Mapua University, will be the surviving entity in the merger

RCBC: No talks with BDO, BPI on merger, sale of majority stake

Oct 27, 2017 - 2:03 PM

All 3 banks have moved to quash rumors fueled by RCBC’s rising stock in recent months

Net interest, fee-based earnings drive RCBC's income in 2nd quarter

Aug 11, 2017 - 10:55 AM

The bank s net income in the 2nd quarter of 2017 soars by 67 to P1 34 billion from the P806 million booked in the same period in 2016

The quiet Yuchengco group

Jul 03, 2017 - 7:30 PM

There are reasons Yuchengcos are seldom quoted in news reports – even if there have been issues hounding their companies like the Pacific Plans estafa charges and RCBC Bangladesh Bank heist

CLOSED TO MEDIA. Barring access to the press is uncommon since most listed firms want to get their messages and plans out to the bigger audience outside their investor circles, mostly for prestige and attention. Yuchengco-led RCBC is one of the few exceptions. Rappler file photo

No merger? Henry Sy firm among top shareholders of RCBC

May 23, 2017 - 12:15 AM

A privately held company of the Sy family owner of China Bank and BDO Unibank has been buying shares of RCBC a Yuchengco led bank

Tycoon and diplomat Alfonso Yuchengco dies

Apr 16, 2017 - 10:35 PM

Yuchengco who also served as Philippine ambassador took the family insurance business and turned it into a financial powerhouse

Pacific Plans execs face estafa complaint before DOJ

Jan 23, 2017 - 7:03 PM

This is not the first time plan holders have filed a complaint against the Yuchengcos and tried to recover their lost investments

DEFUNCT PACIFIC PLANS. Named respondents in the case are the firms' top executives including Alfonso Yuchengco, Alfonso Yuchengco III, Ambrosio Padilla, George Dee, Helen Dee, Paul Sycip and 30 others. Image from Google Maps

Asia's Emerging Dragon to bid for NAIA PPP

Oct 03, 2016 - 9:05 PM

The corporation formed back in 1993 by several taipans again expresses interest in redeveloping the Ninoy Aquino International Airport

A passenger arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on October 18, 2013.The Philippines' main Manila airport terminal has been named the world's worst for the second year in a row in a survey by an online travel website. AFP PHOTO/ NOEL CELIS / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

Alfonso Yuchengco steps down as RCBC honorary chair

Aug 31, 2016 - 11:41 AM

The 92 year old taipan is appointed RCBC chairman emeritus in recognition of his distinguished service

RETIREMENT. Taipan Alfonso Yuchengco retires as honorary chairman of RCBC but the board has approved his appointment as chairman emeritus 'in recognition of his distinguished service.' Alfonso Yuchengco's photo from RCBC official website

Colmenares on Senate agenda: 'Ang pension ngayon di nakakabuhay'

Jan 20, 2016 - 8:13 PM

Neri Colmenares currenty representative of Bayan Muna Party list says he will champion pension hike and tax reforms if elected senator

PRO-LABOR CHAMPION. Senatorial candidate and incumbent Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Neri Colmenares says he will push for reforms in pension and income tax, just as he did in the House of Representatives. Photo by Marga Deona/Rappler

Daughters of PH tycoons in ‘Forbes 50 Power Businesswomen in Asia 2015’

Feb 26, 2015 - 2:38 PM

Helen Yuchengco Dee Teresita Sy Coson and Zenaida Rustia Tantoco are on the list

RCBC sells Bankard

Oct 21, 2013 - 12:43 PM

The group of tycoon Alfonso T Yuchengco is selling its credit card subsidiary again this time to the trust unit of Philippine Business Bank group

Plane overshoots Balesin airstrip, no one hurt

Oct 20, 2013 - 6:34 PM

A chartered flight overshoots the Balesin Island airstrip while a small jet hits a man on board a motorcycle at an airport in Bukidnon

Earthquakes through children's eyes

Jul 03, 2013 - 10:14 AM

An exhibit of photographs shows how children see earthquakes

HEALING THROUGH IMAGES. Kids from Christchurch, New Zealand take photos of their city after it was devastated by earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Ulrike Ottinger at the Yuchengco Museum

Apr 20, 2013 - 11:14 AM

The works of German filmmaker and photographer Ulrike Ottinger are on exhibit in the Yuchengco Museum

HER VISION. German filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger is known for her non-linear story-telling and compelling cinematography. Photo from GuazzingtonPost.blogspot.com

BDO, RCBC raise funds to support growth

Mar 07, 2013 - 5:56 PM

The Henry Sy led BDO raises P5 billion from a loan instrument while the Yunchengo led RCBC raises P4 1 billion from share sale

Screenshot from BDO website