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GMA's Gozon, Inquirer's Prieto slapped with P23-M tax case

Oct 03, 2019 - 1:31 PM

(UPDATED) The tax department sues the now-defunct INQ7 for tax deficiencies

GMA to introduce 'cheaper, smaller' digital TV device in June

May 16, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The listed broadcast giant says its digital transmission device is now being manufactured in China, with over one million units seen to be released in a year's time

OPTIMISTIC. GMA Network chief Felipe Gozon says his firm expects to have a higher net income in 2018 than in 2017. Rappler file photo

GMA 'cautiously optimistic' of hitting target despite income decline

Aug 14, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The absence of election related spending hurts GMA Network s financial performance in the 1st half of 2017

CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC. GMA Network chief Felipe Gozon says his firm will 'still try' to hit its 2017 net income target of P3.9 billion. Rappler file photo

MVP group still keen on GMA-7 stake

Jun 12, 2017 - 8:30 AM

We are open anytime but the offer must be acceptable to us says Manuel V Pangilinan

REVIVAL? Manuel Pangilinan, however, clarifies that as of June 9 this year, there are "no discussion yet" between his and Gozon's groups. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

MVP open to reviving talks with GMA

Dec 24, 2016 - 11:15 AM

Manuel V Pangilinan reacts to GMA Network s major shareholders pronouncement that they are open to selling their shares at the right price

SIGNALS INTEREST. 'It is too late to do anything for 2016, but we're always open. A lot of it depends really on how our numbers would look like for 2017,' PLDT President and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan says. Rappler file photo

Gozon open to sell GMA's controlling stake in 2017

Dec 17, 2016 - 1:55 PM

The GMA Network chief says his camp and the Duavit and Jimenez groups are willing to sell all their shares if the price is right

VERGE OF TAKING OFF. 'We are willing to sell all,' GMA Chairman Felipe Gozon (3rd from left) says. In the photo are GMA executives. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

GMA Network initially spends P416M on DTT shift

Dec 06, 2016 - 2:28 PM

GMA Chairman and CEO Felipe Gozon says the network is now prepared to exit the test phase and begin with the first part of its DTT rollout in Mega Manila

ANALOG SHUTDOWN. TV networks in the Philippines are forced to shift to digital TV to stay afloat in today's digital wave.

GMA Network's net income shoots up by 116%

Aug 08, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Although financial results exceeded expectations in the first half of 2016 GMA officials say they will keep their profit guidance of P3 billion for the year

FINANCIAL BRIEFING. In the photo are (from left) GMA CFO Felipe S. Yalong, GMA President Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., GMA Chairman Felipe L. Gozon, and GMA Chief Marketing Officer Lizelle G. Maralag. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

GMA Network 'conservative' in P1.5B digital shift

May 18, 2016 - 2:36 PM

The broadcasting giant says it earmarked P1 billion to P1 5 billion for the digital shift – much lower than ABS CBN s about P3 billion

ANALOG SHUTDOWN. TV networks in the Philippines are forced to shift to digital TV to stay afloat in today's digital wave

GMA Network's net income doubles with election-related ads

May 05, 2016 - 4:35 PM

The chief of the broadcasting giant says he is hoping the network s net income would hit P3 billion by yearend

BREACHING TARGETS. GMA Network's Felipe Gozon (2nd to the right) says he hopes the network will further improve profitability, particularly in regular advertising. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler.com

GMA Network reports P1.94B dividend payout

Apr 11, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The broadcast giant is also confident it can end 2016 with higher revenues than 2015

The cash dividend payout reaffirms GMA's commitment to its shareholders to provide them with the best returns, its chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon says. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

GMA Network breaches P2B net income target for 2015

Feb 11, 2016 - 6:46 PM

The broadcast giant is also confident it can end 2016 with even higher revenues

HIGHER THAN EXPECTED. The GMA chief says 2015's net income is over 100% higher than 2014's P1 billion ($21.05 million). Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

GMA-7 exceeds 2015 revenue, ratings target

Dec 10, 2015 - 8:45 PM

GMA chief Felipe Gozon says that since the network is already ahead in ratings it expects a higher share in political ads for the 2016 elections

ELECTION YEAR. GMA Network expects higher revenue in 2016 than this year due to election-related advertisements. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

GMA-7 rejects Pacquiao, Singson acquisition offers

Dec 10, 2015 - 5:15 PM

For now GMA 7 stakeholders want to focus on growing the business and increasing its value says CEO Felipe Gozon

REJECTED. Manny Pacquiao, Chavit Singson, and Ramon Ang were among the rejected suitors who offered to acquire a stake in GMA Network

GMA's Felipe Gozon: No to offers for now

Nov 05, 2015 - 8:32 PM

GMA is on the verge of really taking off That means we ll not be entertaining offers until we reach the ceiling says the network s chairman

VERGE OF TAKING OFF. 'We will not be entertaining offers until we reach the ceiling,' GMA Chairman Felipe Gozon (3rd from left) says. In the photo are GMA executives. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Comelec on 2016, Batangas chemical plant, Pacquiao’s shoulder | 6PM wRap

Aug 13, 2015 - 11:54 PM

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Ramon Ang, Gozon group reach settlement

Aug 13, 2015 - 12:17 PM

UPDATED GMA Network head Felipe L Gozon agrees to return the P1 billion downpayment to the businessman

Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/ Rappler

Typhoon Hanna, South China Sea, Gozon settlement | 12PM wRap

Aug 07, 2015 - 12:32 PM

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GMA7's net income surges by 89%

Aug 06, 2015 - 8:45 PM

To further reduce operational costs and ensure competitiveness GMA Network says it will continue its manpower reduction program in its Manila headquarters

OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK. "We are optimistic that the rest of 2015 will also bring positive results for our company," GMA's Felipe Gozon says. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

GMA's Gozon open to 'reasonable settlement' with Ramon Ang

Aug 06, 2015 - 7:33 PM

Meanwhile GMA Network is scheduled to meet with PLDT and continues to negotiate with Globe Telecom for content distribution

'SMART BUSINESSMAN'. "Mr. Ang is a very smart and experienced businessman. It will be very hard to defraud him" GMA's Felipe Gozon says. In the photo are the executives of GMA Network. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/ Rappler

Roxas’ running mate, multi-million Airbus, Gozon vs Ang | 6PM wRap

Aug 05, 2015 - 6:36 PM

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Ramon Ang negotiated in bad faith, says GMA's Gozon

Aug 05, 2015 - 4:20 PM

UPDATED GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe L Gozon says he s keeping the P1 billion downpayment from Ang for damages

‘True SONA,’ Ang vs Gozon, MH370 probe | 6PM wRap

Aug 03, 2015 - 7:36 PM

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Ramon Ang slaps GMA's Gozon with estafa complaint

Aug 03, 2015 - 2:34 PM

2nd UPDATE The business tycoon says the Gozons never returned his P1 billion downpayment for the purchase of a minority stake in the broadcast network despite the breakdown of talks

GMA explains decision to end talks with Ramon Ang

Jun 26, 2015 - 12:04 PM

UPDATED The businessman however denies the network s claim that he kept on revising proposals and making new requirements

Globe to court GMA again?

Jun 24, 2015 - 6:08 PM

The Ayala led telco firm was one of the many suitors that courted the majority shareholders of the broadcast giant

RENEWED TALKS? Globe says it continues to engage in discusions with GMA for potential content collaboration

Why GMA-Ramon Ang talks collapsed

Jun 24, 2015 - 8:21 AM

Many analysts say the network could be fishing for a higher offer There s a lot of speculation at this point

NOT AGAIN! This was the third time broadcast giant has terminated acquisition deals with a possible investor, after two failed talks with Manuel Pangilinan (MVP). MVP's photo by AFP

GMA-Ramon Ang talks collapse

Jun 23, 2015 - 12:16 PM

I was surprised I did not expect this businessman Ramon S Ang says of the latest development in his planned acquisition of at least a 30 interest in GMA

Factory fire victims, Binay accounts, Pacquiao’s dream | 9PM wRap

May 15, 2015 - 8:45 PM

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Is Ramon Ang buying GMA? Network chief now uncertain

May 15, 2015 - 7:23 AM

GMA chief Felipe Gozon says the network s majority shareholders have already presented their cards on the table It s now up to Ang he adds

GMA, Ang to finalize share deal this November

Nov 15, 2014 - 1:29 PM

The purchase agreement paving the way for businessman Ramon S Ang’s entry into GMA is set to be signed this month

GMA shareholders, Ang to sign share deal by Sept

Aug 14, 2014 - 6:38 PM

UPDATED GMA says Ang’s entry will help improve the performance of the network which posted a decline in earnings in the first half of the year

GMA-7 management, union ink new CBA

Jul 25, 2014 - 4:12 PM

The new CBA is signed a month after the network announced the entry of Ramon S Ang as investor

GMA management, union ink CBA. The agreement follows a month after the network announced the entry of Ramon S. Ang as investor.

Ramon Ang buys 30% of GMA Network

Jun 24, 2014 - 8:51 AM

GMA Network’s shareholders have finally agreed to sell part of the company to Ang The parties however are still negotiating the terms

Ramon Ang confirms talks for stake in GMA

May 05, 2014 - 5:08 PM

GMA 7 chairman and chief executive officer Felipe Gozon confirms the talks following a series of failed negotiations with Manuel Pangilinan of the PLDT group

Not again! PLDT-GMA sale talks fall through

Mar 04, 2014 - 6:07 PM

Talks leading nowhere are getting tiring says PLDT chair Manuel V Pangilinan

NO DEAL. PLDT chairman Manuel Pangilinan says attempts to acquire broadcast giant are getting tiring. AFP PHOTO

BIR: Few lawyers, CPAs in top taxpayers list

Nov 06, 2013 - 6:21 PM

The bureau has been targeting professionals especially the self employed ones in its fight against tax evasion

2012: A horrible year for MVP

Dec 31, 2012 - 6:15 PM

The year 2012 is marked by breakups and makeups for Manuel V Pangilinan the head of the country s largest infrastructure group leading telecommunications firm top power retailer and biggest gold producer

GMA-7 to miss P2.3-B profit target for 2012

Dec 17, 2012 - 3:45 AM

The country s second largest media group GMA Network would not meet its P2 3 billion target net income for 2013 amid sluggish sales in the last months of the year and higher expenses

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

GMA-7 says pol ads to lift 2012 income above target

Nov 07, 2012 - 5:52 PM

The company says political advertisements for the 2013 midterm elections could be higher than ads for the 2010 presidential elections

GMA7-TV5 deal talks in make-or-break period

Jul 31, 2012 - 10:04 AM

According to GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe L Gozon the business deal with TV5 chair Manuel V Pangilinan will either push through within 2012 or not at all

GMA-7's Gozon on TV5's Galvante: We parted well

Jun 17, 2012 - 9:42 AM

The chair of GMA Network Inc said he and Wilma Galvante had a good parting

'Synergy' with GMA-7 to help TV5

Feb 15, 2012 - 4:31 PM

TV5 president and CEO Ray Espinosa sees lower production costs and expanded reach among other things

'SYNERGY' OK. TV president and CEO Ray Espinosa says his network is "open" to a synergy with GMA-7.

Hot on Twitter: MVP 'plans' to buy GMA-7

Dec 27, 2011 - 9:14 AM

But GMA network and a TV5 exec deny the there are ongoing talks which if ever is the third between the two groups in the past 10 years

TV5 owners buying GMA7?