Manuel V. Pangilinan

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Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This is our way of supporting frontliners, and contributing a steady source of income to our partner food entrepreneurs during this challenging time. We are fully committed to help healthcare workers and affected communities combat the pandemic,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:46:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This is our way of supporting frontliners, and contributing a steady source of income to our partner food entrepreneurs during this challenging time. We are fully committed to help healthcare workers and affected communities combat the pandemic,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 5, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are the largest private hospital group in the Philippines, and it’s important for us to help the country’s vaccination drive as much as we can. And that begins with getting our hospital workers inoculated,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan noted : “There remain several formidable problems for our country to solve, whether it’s ensuring the health and well-being of our people, or sustaining the economy during such a turbulent period,” “We are the largest private hospital group in the Philippines, and it’s important for us to help the country’s vaccination drive as much as we can. And that begins with getting our hospital workers inoculated,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “It is our privilege to assist the government in bringing the vaccines to Filipinos, particularly to medical frontliners. As the Philippines continues to move towards economic revival, it is in everybody’s best interest to protect as many Filipinos as possible from the virus. This additional batch of vaccines, this time from Oxford-AstraZeneca, is a great start,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There remain several formidable problems for our country to solve, whether it’s ensuring the health and well-being of our people, or sustaining the economy during such a turbulent period” “But the first step to solving many of them is the same: the successful rollout of safe and effective vaccines. We are the largest private hospital group in the Philippines, and it’s important for us to help the country’s vaccination drive as much as we can. And that begins with getting our hospital workers inoculated,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “As the Philippines continues to move towards economic revival, it is in everybody’s best interest to protect as many Filipinos as possible from the virus. This additional batch of vaccines, this time from Oxford-AstraZeneca, is a great start,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “I do intend to relinquish the (position)… Whatever it is… There’s always a time to give up, and I think the time is soon. Don’t worry, I will keep my word,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 13, 2021 9:10:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are now embarking on our journey toward economic recovery, and we are honored to play a key role to this journey,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 6, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “But with confidence built on how we not only weathered but thrived despite the ‘year from hell’ that was 2020, we anticipate more growth in 2021,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “I do intend to relinquish the (position)… Whatever it is… There’s always a time to give up, and I think the time is soon. Don’t worry, I will keep my word,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We don’t know yet but I think we should get into the gas business… It looks like it’s an attractive (venture),” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan pointed out : “Unfortunately, this country is importing oil… We want to go to business and I think this is something that the country needs moving forward, considering that (we) have to import most if not all of our finished petroleum products,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “Philex Mining is part of the group because PXP energy and one or two others are part of that. Making the offer was a group effort,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 1, 2021 11:36:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “Well, we’re looking at (acquiring Shell’s stake)… I think our plan, assuming we’re allowed by whoever owns the Malampaya eventually, is to pipe the gas from Service Contract (SC) 72 to the natural gas facilities so they can process the fuel,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 1, 2021 11:36:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are committed to enabling the re-opening of the economy, which we hope happens this year. We are encouraged by Meralco’s January 2021 operating trends, including energy sold to commercial customers starting to regain traction” External link

bworldcom Monday, March 1, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Thankfully enough, Philex as an export-oriented company was permitted to operate by government despite the community quarantine, providing revenues to allow us to concentrate on… the health and financial well-being of our employees; maintaining service excellence to our customers; and assistance to the government in caring for those most affected,” “Mining shall and always will be a key economic driver towards inclusive national growth. Mining has the potential to provide much-needed revenue for the government’s response against the pandemic, particularly in the purchase of vaccines, if it is allowed to flourish,” External link

bworldcom Friday, February 26, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We have always been supportive of government endeavors, particularly in times of need. The nationwide presence of our businesses enables us to mobilize resources throughout the country and provide us with the means to augment the government’s facilities to respond effectively to disasters and calamities,” External link

pna Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This year, the Filipino spirit of resiliency has been tested to the limits. But Filipinos carry on, as always, with hope. The MVP Group provides support for our country’s frontliners the everyday heroes who combat the pandemic. We reach out to communities affected by tragedies such as the typhoon-hit areas and disaster-stricken Taal. We anchor our efforts in the Filipino’s bayanihan spirit that together, we not only survive but thrive,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, December 24, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I hope all of us will take pride and joy in not only seeing the World Cup logo but in hosting the World Cup. With Christmas just around the corner, and the pandemic still looming over us, it’s great to have good news that will lift our spirits,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Our partnership with FIBA is a milestone for the whole nation, just as it is for our company. Through Smart’s mobile innovations, we look forward to introducing immersive digital experiences that will bring hardcourt action to the fingertips of basketball fans around the world and connect us all in our love for the sport,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, December 20, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The unquantifiable benefits alone make strong case for investing in sports. But today, we are recognizing a more direct and tangible benefit — how sports could encourage tourism, and how it might eventually serve as a catalyst for economies, both local and national,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “The Philippines look forward to extending our brand of hospitality to the participating teams, to the world congress delegates, and to the many visitors expected to come – true to the essence of the logo we are launching today – a heart, the puso of the Filipino,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, December 6, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “The Philippines look forward to extending our brand of hospitality to the participating teams, to the world congress delegates, and to the many visitors expected to come – true to the essence of the logo we are launching today – a heart, the puso of the Filipino,” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, December 6, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "We Filipinos are all proud to be a part of this important milestone in basketball, together with Japan and Indonesia" External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 4, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We Filipinos are all proud to be a part of this important milestone in basketball, together with Japan and Indonesia,” External link

bworldcom Friday, December 4, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We salute you, our brave men and women across the MVP Group, for tirelessly helping our fellow kababayan. In a pandemic, that is heroism. Salamat sa inyong pagmamalasakit,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Tuluy-tuloy po tayo sa paghahatid ng tulong at pag-asa sa ating mga kababayan (We will continue to provide help and hope to our fellow countrymen),” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The protection of our health workers and public frontliners is indeed a priority. We equip our frontliners with PPE and we have also provided disinfectants and COVID-19 testing extraction machines to hospitals nationwide all these to ensure that we have the necessary means to help combat the pandemic. A vaccine will hopefully stem the pandemic, which is, literally, a shot in the arm that we need,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, November 29, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The protection of our health workers and public front liners is indeed a priority. We equip our front liners with PPE and we have also provided disinfectants and COVID testing extraction machines to hospitals nationwide — all these to ensure that we have the necessary means to help combat the pandemic. A vaccine will hopefully stem the pandemic, which is, literally, a shot in the arm that we need,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has already been facing daunting challenges on how to protect our environment and promote more equitable social development. If we don’t act now or even pause what we have already started, we might reach a point where we are no longer able to protect ourselves from the irreversible effects of environmental destruction,” “As a conglomerate that champions innovation and social responsibility in all our fields of business, we recognize the significance of our role in making a positive impact and contribute to the sustainable development of our country, people, and planet,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Our brave linemen of Meralco and PLDT-Smart have been working 24/7 to restore power and telco services in the Bicol region after a series of typhoons hit the Philippines,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Tuluy-tuloy ang pagbibigay natin ng tulong sa ating mga kababayang naapektuhan ni Ulysses. #TulongKapatid teams carry on with their distribution of relief goods to those who need them most in Luzon,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We salute you, our brave men and women across the MVP Group, for tirelessly helping our fellow kababayans. In a pandemic, that is heroism. Thank you for your valuable support,” “We will continue to provide help and hope to our fellow countrymen,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 23, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Each game you play, and win, will unite the people in pride, and bring hope that there will be better days ahead,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 23, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “These policies also embed child safeguarding principles to fortify the group’s continuing efforts towards protecting children online through its enabling technology, customer education efforts and community partnerships,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Filipinos have an indomitable spirit. We will survive this,” “But there’s still a lot of work to do here, so you can be assured that the Group will be helping as best it can” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 15, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Filipinos have an indomitable spirit. We will survive this,” “But there’s still a lot of work to do here, so you can be assured that the Group will be helping as best it can” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 14, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “DITO will (commercially) launch next year, Converge just finished their IPO, so they are probably in a better position to compete next year. Globe will probably be more competitive next year. So, we anticipate the competition to be intense,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 8, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We have withdrawn from the bidding process, at least as we understand it, for SkyCable… There are other commercial reasons why we did that but I think the main reason is on review of the Bayanihan Act II,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added ( about Commission ) : “The PCC (Philippine Competition Commission) has the ability to review mergers and acquisitions one year after the effectivity of the act and possibly reverse agreements… Of course, we’re concerned that that risk might arise. The risk is there and the prospect of divestment might be real and we decided not to attract that risk,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, November 5, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We have withdrawn from the bidding process, at least as we understand it, for SkyCable… There are other commercial reasons why we did that but I think the main reason is on review of the Bayanihan Act II,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 5, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We haven’t done anything in the area at all. So we now have to rehash our work program to conform to current conditions,” “We’re preparing that work program both for 72 and for 75. Once we submit that, of course we don’t know whether that will be approved or not” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We have mobilized the group’s foundations to do relief and medical work in the wake of Typhoon Rolly. Our restoration teams from PLDT-Smart and from Meralco are also on alert,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan : “Our team is ready and certainly excited about the opportunity… So whatever you need, we are there for you” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We believe that in about a year or two, the ability of delivering fixed wireless services to the homes will increase significantly” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “We have 34 Gabay Guro scholars who have overcome the odds and limitations of a world in pandemic. We have 34 Gabay Guro scholars who persevered and are on their way to becoming educators. We have 34 Gabay Guro graduates who will one day take on the responsibility of upgrading the quality of education that is available for our children and youth,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “We have 34 Gabay Guro scholars who have overcome the odds and limitations of a world in pandemic. We have 34 Gabay Guro scholars who persevered and are on their way to becoming educators. We have 34 Gabay Guro graduates who will one day take on the responsibility of upgrading the quality of education that is available for our children and youth,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The PLDT Group is fully committed to being a partner of the SM Investments Corporation in delivering better customer experience. We are always ready to extend support and innovative solutions to enable our partners to rise above the challenges posed by the global pandemic,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, August 21, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I think there are ongoing conversations with talents, but it’s not as expansive as one would assume because we are being careful with any contractual arrangements that these talents have with ABS-CBN, and we would like to respect that,” External link

bworldcom Monday, August 10, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Our strong performance will allow us to further boost our already significant investments. These investments, which total some P260 billion over the past five years, enabled our networks to carry all the additional traffic during these past few months and also to bring new technologies such as 5G,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This 16.5% contraction is worrisome. How will the third and fourth quarters behave moving forward? Will it have an impact on people’s ability to spend on telco products? How will the enterprise sector be affected by this contraction? So these are worrisome issues for us because they could very well affect our revenues moving forward,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Our strong performance will allow us to further boost our already significant investments. These investments, which total some P260 billion over the past five years, enabled our networks to carry all the additional traffic during these past few months and also to bring new technologies such as 5G which we launched just last week. Given that our network rollout efforts have regained momentum, we are leveling up our target capital expenditures for 2020 back up to about P70 billion. The balance of our original P83-billion capital expenditure budget will be spent next year,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “As of now, we have more than 95% of the population covered by 4G and 3G networks. We will try to cover higher than that, maybe up to 99%” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The 16.5% contraction [in the second-quarter gross domestic product] is worrisome. It could affect our revenues, moving forward, so part of our job for the balance of the year is to contain our costs because that is within our control basically” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Meralco recognizes its critical role in enabling industries, and now more so, as business restart and transition to the ‘new normal’,” External link

bworldcom Monday, July 27, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Infrastructure building brings with it a huge multiplier effect on the economy,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, July 10, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Infrastructure building brings with it a huge multiplier effect on the economy,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 10, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Given this momentum, it is likely that service revenues for the first six months this year will improve over last year’s despite the pandemic,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 9, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I can assure you that we have steady hands on the tiller, and the ship itself is sturdy. I can add that PLDT is, in fact, emerging stronger from this pandemic,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 9, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "Yes. Hyun Bin it is. ...Go go go Smart!" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We need to understand where these raw materials, including pharmacy, are coming from. So in a situation like this, we can identify where we can substitute the current supply chain that we have from abroad,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, May 10, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “It’s a whole range of possibilities that are emerging from this crisis,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, May 10, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The forward momentum of revenue continues to spill over in the first quarter and the outlook for the second quarter from a revenue standpoint is likely to show a decline of low to middle single-digit,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The revenue for the second quarter will slightly show a decline of low to middle single digit compared to the first quarter revenues this year. But compared to the first quarter last year, it is likely that it will show growth” “The first half of this year will also be ahead of the first half of last year in terms of revenue,” External link

bworldcom Friday, May 8, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The forward momentum of revenue continues to spill over in the first quarter and the outlook for the second quarter from a revenue standpoint is likely to show a decline of low to middle single-digit,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I wish to assure him that our group is fully committed to being a partner of (the government) in addressing the heartbreaking moments of COVID-19 on our people…,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I would like to thank the President for his remarks tonight, most especially for his sincerity and kindness,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I would like to thank the President for his remarks tonight, most especially for his sincerity and kindness,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This is another testament to the effective collaboration among the public and private sectors. Our group will continue to support the government’s Covid-19 emergency response programs and help the country recover from this pandemic. During this health crisis, everyone must pitch in,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This is another testament to effective collaboration among the public and private sectors. Our group will continue to support the government’s COVID-19 emergency response programs and help the country recover from this pandemic. During this health crisis, everyone must pitch in,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “And when we do reach that summit, hopefully by end April or early May, I am sure we will all be relieved because it is the beginning of the end. I am sorry to say this but realistically, we should not expect to see the pandemic to end as quickly as it started… This could take a few more weeks, or a few more months,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Our Lady ) : “Our hospitals group are focusing their resources on critical concerns particularly hospital care for the most critically-ill patients infected by COVID-19,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan says : "We are keenly aware that the internet has become a vital lifeline for people. That is why the focus of our all efforts is to ensure that we are able to continue providing our communications services to our customers and the public," External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 27, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan says : "We are keenly aware that the internet has become a vital lifeline for people. That is why the focus of our all efforts is to ensure that we are able to continue providing our communications services to our customers and the public," External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 27, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Heeding the President’s call tonight for business — large or small — to rise to the challenge posed by Covid-19, the MVP Group is one with the President in coping with this virus. We are helping our employees by maintaining their salaries and benefits during the crisis,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We are thinking about (pulling out from the project.) It’s going be a tough one. The project is a tough one for us to join,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “RPTs, mga ganun-ganun (things like that),” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Then they will let the final investors decide in the next two or three months on what sort of investment they would like to make,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “To raise even further our service quality standards and attain unmatched customer experience (CX), PLDT has allocated a larger capex budget of P83 billion for 2020” External link

bworldcom Friday, March 6, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Despite continuing challenges, 2019 was a productive year, with revenues reaching record levels on the back of robust growth of our consumer wireless business. This was achieved in large part by making the needed investments in our data and IT networks. Moving forward, we shall continue pursuing a focused investment program to further improve our services, and consequently raise the level of customer experience,” External link

bworldcom Friday, March 6, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "This sustained level of investments in the country's telecommunications infrastructure now totals P 257.7 billion in the last five years. But to raise even further our service quality standards and attain unmatched customer experience (CX), PLDT has allocated a larger capex budget of P 83.0 billion for 2020. This will allow us to serve better the fast- growing data usage of our customers and continue to provide superior data CX. Of this amount, P 64.6 billion are earmarked for network and IT projects, mainly to support the explosive growth in data traffic. In addition, P 18.5 billion, inclusive of P 5.5 billion carried over from 2019, are to be spent for broadband installations, which are projected to grow strongly in 2020," External link

4-traders Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : "Despite continuing challenges, 2019 was a productive year, with revenues reaching record levels on the back of robust growth of our consumer wireless business. This was achieved in large part by making the needed investments in our data and IT networks. Moving forward, we shall continue pursuing a focused investment program to further improve our services, and consequently raise the level of customer experience," External link

4-traders Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There are no quick or easy answers to these questions but the current model of a listed infrastructure business with a wide pool of dedicated Philippine and foreign shareholders putting their faith in these long-term contracts needs serious review,” “Meanwhile…, we are committed to completing our current projects while directing discretionary investment to warehousing, real estate and tourism,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We will endeavor to at least match our 2019 Core Income in the year ahead, despite the challenges,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan concluded : "We will endeavor to at least match our 2019 Core Income in the year ahead, despite the challenges" External link

4-traders Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I am pleased that we have institutionalized collaboration among our member companies and with different stakeholders from government, academe and civil society to rapidly respond to socio-economic issues of our country, as well as to proactively support activities towards community development,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, February 14, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Hidilyn Diaz ) : “We have always believed in the importance of sports in shaping individuals and communities for the better. With this, we want to congratulate Hidilyn in her recent success, and wish her all the best in her upcoming events. She is an inspiration to us all,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are very proud of how well you represented the Philippines in the SEA Games, especially since it’s the first time that eSports has been included in a prestigious sporting event,” External link

bworldcom Friday, December 20, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “While it may not be as physical as basketball, eSports requires a lot of physical and mental effort, and dedication for our young people to excel in this sport,” External link

bworldcom Friday, December 20, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are very proud of these young talents who break barriers and continuously strive for excellence despite hardships and trials. Their love for their family, for their sport, and for the sacrifices they made to make their country proud truly inspire us,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, December 15, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Both [fixed and wireless networks] actually” “There’s a big push for both… More investments in 4G and 5G [networks]. There will be more stations to be built in the wireless side. For the fixed, mainly the investments will be in the transport [network] of PLDT, the backbone, and completion of the fibering of the cell sites… So it’s really a big investment. Again, we are really, really making the infrastructure world-class,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “That agreement is a start, with the integration that will happen. It will take time, but we need to start. So I think it’s good,” External link

bworldcom Monday, November 11, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The private sector has a role to play in preparing for and responding to calamities,” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:13:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There’s a modest impact in the fourth quarter,” External link

bworldcom Friday, November 1, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We may get a bit of reimbursement from the contractor. On the whole our share might be around more or less P500-600 million so it will reduce the loss of MGen, small loss na lang for the year,” External link

bworldcom Friday, November 1, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Quite likely the full-year profitability on a core basis of Meralco will be north of P23 billion,” External link

bworldcom Monday, October 28, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “We just want management to be comfortable that they’re funded for the next phase of expansion,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, August 11, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I think we have a good (president) here,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, August 11, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There will be challenges on the cost side, particularly the network side, rising depreciation because of the elevated capex the past few years,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “For 2019, we’re getting to be a bit more confident about our numbers. Our revenues increased by double-digit… Wireless is very strong. I think both Home and Enterprise would also improve in revenues. If we could continue to contain our costs for the year…profitability would improve by at least 10% this year compared to last year,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There’s no meaningful children’s hospital in this country at all. So we’re looking at several sites to see where we can locate it,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “As a response to your request, we have donated the Smart tower in Camp Paredes, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte,” External link

pna Friday, July 19, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Consonant with the AFP’s [C4iStar program], the PAF is understandably and necessarily improving its telecoms facilities. In that regard, I have assured the PAF that the PLDT group are prepared to support your telecommunications requirements,” External link

pna Friday, July 19, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Over the next few months, we will determine which vendor we’ll choose for 5G,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Albert del Rosario ) : “The Board would like to express its profound thanks to Ambassador del Rosario, who has been a source of invaluable counsel to the Company during his tenure,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We have already appointed a banker to raise the equity with us and another bank to raise the project financing, so I think it’s looking good. Quite positive with it, but of course just wait until July,” External link

bworldcom Friday, June 28, 2019 1:01:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We’re nearing 2020. Basta working assumption naming matatapos ’yan, papalitan ng Silangan [Our working assumption is that it will be finished, and will be replaced by Silangan]… so as Padcal goes down, Silangan naman nagra -ramp ang [will ramp] production. That’s the plan for now,” External link

bworldcom Friday, June 28, 2019 1:01:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We raised the security issues with them [Huawei] and they promised to cooperate,” External link

inquirer Monday, June 17, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We’re constantly in touch with them. They’re the suppliers of our 4G and some elements of our fixed network. Of course we raised the security issues with them. They promised to cooperate,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, June 16, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “We need a taller building. We need to be housed in one location,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Numbers are looking good. Fueled mainly by the significant growth of wireless,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Enterprise rises consistently… So growth ’ yan by low double digit, that’s the expectation this year. But wireless is surprisingly on the upside,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The decline in the first quarter, compared to last year for international, was about P1.4 billion. The second quarter, we project it to be only P1.1 billion. Third quarter, below P1 billion na . Fourth quarter, ang projection…either they are neutral, no more decline, or they are slightly positive. Which means in 2020, hindi na problema ang international. Positive na sila Kaya all four revenue streams will be positive in 2020,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “Debt levels have risen mainly on account of increasing investments being made to grow the business…So we’ve been trying to address those debt levels because it’s eating up on the investment companies,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan explained : “The tollways group and water have been in the state of uncertainty with respect to tariffs that should have been granted to companies…There will be a modest effect on profitability of businesses once their tariff adjustments are resolved. The market is waiting for what the impact will be,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “At the end you have to make a choice as to what work environment you want to bring for your people,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, May 12, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “For the first time, we grew by P2.6 billion for the quarter…the reason why the wireless industry has not grown for the past few years is because we have not grown, and Globe (Telecom, Inc.) has grown. Not that we’re growing, and Globe is growing, now the entire wireless industry will grow,” External link

bworldcom Friday, May 10, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan explained : “I think there has been internal meetings that focus on these things — on a debate whether we should have a vertical campus, in which case it will slightly be in this area. These two buildings will be developed into two towers…We just have to design it in a way as green as possible and plenty of open spaces,” External link

bworldcom Friday, May 10, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We will probably to house 6,000 to 7,000 people within the building so we will probably occupy the entire building. If there are two towers, we will probably sell the other tower,” “I hope within a year we should make up our mind,” External link

pna Thursday, May 9, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "We would like to thank Eric for his 16 long years of service and loyalty. Under his watch, PLDT Enterprise rose to become the leading force that it is in the market today. As Chief Revenue Officer for PLDT and Smart, he led the team that turned around our Consumer Wireless business while sustaining the robust double digit growth of both Home and Enterprise. Moving forward, I have ongoing discussions with Eric regarding opportunities that he may pursue with the First Pacific Group," External link

4-traders Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : "Meantime, I would like to welcome back Al and call on everyone in PLDT and Smart to provide him with all the needed support, and, to continue working closely together to pursue the digital transformation of our business and to provide the best possible service to our customers and the public," External link

4-traders Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The continuing Yellow and Red Alerts being experienced today may eventually lead to serious power supply shortage in the next few years unless immediate action is done to resolve the root cause of the problem, by adding more generating capacity and taking decisive action on the much-delayed construction of new power plants,” External link

pna Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I think given, in April [our] growth in volume is six plus percent. So it does look like the first half is going to be a good first half in relation to the first half last year,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 29, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “The first phase contract is (worth) multimillion dollars. But it will grow. It’s a multi-year thing,” External link

bworldcom Friday, April 12, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The transport infrastructure is typically a neglected element of our transport architecture, but it’s actually a critical component… For the past 15 or 20 years, we’ve been continuously laying our fiber. But it’s time now to modernize our transport network and we have no better partner than Cisco,” External link

bworldcom Friday, April 12, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “It’s stipulated in the contractual arrangements. That was a right given to us under the contract, so we just exercised it… We won the arbitration first round, we won it the second round, they just ignored us,” External link

bworldcom Friday, April 12, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We want to build two more plants like this…Our target is to build up to 600 MLD,” “We want to build plant number 3 within the term of President Duterte. That’s our commitment” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, April 9, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Subject to agreement with the government on how we move forward on the tariff issue,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “I think there’s been some arrangements with the government on that,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We welcome that review… we’ve indicated that to the President and we will cooperate in the review process,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “5G offers great opportunities for telcos to generate new forms of revenues,” “We have announced a historic high capex this year that may be utilized as expenditures for 5G. There will be a continuous rollout of cell sites and base stations with 5G within the next few years” External link

pna Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The volume of business is being pushed hard by all of us, by KKR, Tencent and ourselves,” External link

bworldcom Monday, March 11, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We told Huawei that we must together address those concerns that have been raised by the US government,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “So [we said] you have to cooperate with us and you have to be transparent with us in terms of where the vulnerabilities are on the network side that you have supplied and on the device side to the extent that you can,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “It’s sort of emerging to us that there are new areas of revenue that we’re seeing that we did not anticipate. Particularly when 5G (fifth generation network) is built in this country and elsewhere. I think as we get to know the Home business more and more, we’re surprised pleasantly that there are new areas of revenue that can be developed or that can emerge that can help the revenue line of PLDT,” External link

bworldcom Friday, March 8, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I would like to think it’s been a satisfactory year for PLDT,” “The fixed side of business, Home and Enterprise, continue to show robust growth. And that robust growth should continue onwards from 2019 through the coming years. That will underpin the growth prospects of the PLDT group moving forward,” External link

bworldcom Friday, March 8, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We’re guiding capex at the number of PHP78.4 billion which is an increase of PHP20 billion over the PHP58 billion realized in 2018,” External link

pna Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We anticipate a bigger EBITDA (earnings before income tax, depreciation and amortization) level in 2019 that will help,” “There are still a few asset sales that may happen in the course of 2019 which would help fund whatever that might be needed. We do have a lot of headroom for some borrowings. Hopefully not as much incremental debt but if we need to, PLDT has some headroom to borrow,” External link

pna Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I don’t know. I checked internally if we owe the government. We don’t know,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I don’t know. I checked internally ano bang utang natin (if we owe the government). We don’t know,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Silence on their (CNOOC) part. I’m just assuming that they have not gotten permission from their government to talk to us… I’m just guessing. I don’t know them that well. I don’t know how the Chinese government works or how CNOOC works and it’s none of my business. So I’m just guessing,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I understand the DoE has written the DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs) because clearly it involves the relationship with China, and I think that’s where it is,” “So we have not been officially advised what is the next step for us. All we know is we’ve written the DoE ‘can you please lift the moratorium so we could, our work program, we’re ready to [execute] the work program, please allow us.’ And I think quite rightly DoE consults DFA what the DFA response is to the DoE we don’t know yet so we’re waiting,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I don’t know what the aggregate number is… But if you add the group’s capex, it’s going to be more than a hundred billion this year… PLDT alone will account for at least P70 billion,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, February 3, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We will [have a] big push on FTTH (fiber-to-the-home) and [the] fiberization of our legacy copper cables,” External link

manilatimes Monday, January 21, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “Hopefully the level of losses we will pick up would be much less,” External link

manilatimes Monday, December 10, 2018 7:42:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “When we say progress, it means there are discussions,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, August 23, 2017 9:01:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Bangko Sentral ) : “This is very much aligned with the National Retail Payment System program of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas that aims to transform 20 percent of the country’s payment transactions to electronic by 2020,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:35:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Clark ) : "I think despite the expressed desire of the government to undertake the larger infrastructure items like the Clark airport and commuter rail, there are still projects in the water side and the toll road side and rail side that seem to be available. We have submitted plans to develop in those areas so I don't think it's fair to say the well has run dry," External link

4-traders Sunday, August 6, 2017 9:52:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "SCTEX it was in the case of a concession agreement and not O and M because in O and M, you only manage the assets owned by the government and you get a fee. In a concession agreement, they (government) are still the owners but you have full economic rights quasi-economic ownership benefits. From an investor standpoint, there is a build up of equity value because they are quasi owner of the assets," External link

4-traders Sunday, August 6, 2017 9:52:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : "Were are prepared to work with the LGU level. Hopefully it can inspire other LGUs," External link

4-traders Sunday, August 6, 2017 9:52:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : "I can just describe the general context under which we can move forward and the environment looks pretty positive," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "I think there are indications that there could be gas in the area," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "That's a tough question because you appreciate it's a very delicate situation," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "Frankly, we need confirmation that indeed Malampaya will run out completely by 2024 and when it will run out completely, we have no idea. We're hearing 2029. But it will start running out pretty soon. The country has to plan for that and hopefully put it in sync with the development of Reed Bank ," "If (gas quantity) is close to, equal or better than (Malampaya), obviously, it's something. From a purely commercial perspective and setting aside political aspects, then I think we should try to determine whether there's gas or not," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “A farm-in agreement into SC72 (which Philex previously suggested to them) is not acceptable given the sovereignty issue,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 31, 2017 11:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “That meeting with the President last night was requested by a number of business leaders, shepherded by Joey Concepcion with the help of CGMA (Ms. Arroyo),” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, January 18, 2017 8:25:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “I think it’s something we support. We know the country is in critical need of infrastructure. It’s something we are quite supportive of,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:58:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We would like to take a look at that again,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:58:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "We are currently completing requirements for the feasibility study on Silangan," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 6, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan sagte ( about Ntt Docomo ) : „Die Stärkung unserer Konnektivität mit dem branchenführenden Tier-1-IP-Backbone von NTT Com bietet PLDT und unseren Kunden eine solide Grundlage, um neue Geschäftsmodelle einzuführen, die einen vollständigen digitalen Wandel ermöglichen und die Philippinen nahtlos an den weltweiten Markt anbinden“ External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan ergänzte : „Höhere Geschwindigkeiten ermöglichen eine schneller Datenübertragung und tragen somit zur Effizienzsteigerung für PLDT und seine Kunden bei“ External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan disse ( about Ntt Docomo ) : “Reforçar a nossa conectividade com a estrutura IP Tier-1 da NTT Com fornece uma base sólida para a PLDT e para os nossos clientes na adoção de novos modelos de negócios que permitirão a todos transformar digitalmente e conectar as Filipinas com o mercado global” External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 1:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan acrescentou : “As altas velocidades podem ser traduzidas em transmissão de dados mais rápida e, assim, em uma melhoria na eficiência para a PLDT e para os seus clientes” “Juntamente com as iniciativas da PLDT de expandir e atualizar as suas redes de acesso e de transporte, esta melhoria da infraestrutura de rede vai ajudar a PLDT a aprimorar os serviços de internet nas Filipinas” External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 1:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Ntt Docomo ) : “Strengthening our connectivity with NTT Com’s industry-leading Tier 1 IP backbone provides a solid foundation for PLDT and our customers to adopt new business models that will enable all to transform digitally and to connect the Philippines with the global market seamlessly,” External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 10:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Higher speeds translate to faster data transmission and thus, improve efficiencies for PLDT and its customers,” “Coupled with PLDT’s initiatives to expand and upgrade its access and transport networks, this network infrastructure enhancement will definitely help PLDT improve internet services in the Philippines” External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 10:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "Higher speeds translate to faster data transmission and thus, improve efficiencies for PLDT and its customers," "Coupled with PLDT's initiatives to expand and upgrade its access and transport networks, this network infrastructure enhancement will definitely help PLDT improve internet services in the Philippines ," External link

4-traders Sunday, July 31, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “The positions are opposite to each other so it is a tough one,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "As for demand in the past six months, May was way up there. In June, it has dropped a bit because it's cooler temperature. June is around eight to nine percent, which is okay, something not to be alarmed," External link

4-traders Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “For us we have to take the view that it is business as usual,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, June 23, 2016 7:56:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Both the business and the private sector and the government should work towards a plan that precisely brings business outside Metro Manila. I think that has been the key point candidate Duterte made during his campaign,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I think the business sector as a whole, at least based from the views of the panel, will definitely work with the new government and within the framework defined in the 10-economic points already articulated,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Commission ) : “My sense about it is that it’s, at this stage, quite neutral, we don’t know much about how federal government will be structured or operate... From what I have gathered, if President Duterte pushed for it, it will take a bit of time because it takes time to convene the Constitutional Commission,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Gina Lopez ) : “I guess the elephant in the room is Gina Lopez. I apologize for the comparison, but let me say this, it’s entirely the prerogative of the president to name whoever it is he wants to name. We respect the decision,” “We have to work with what we’ve been dealt with and that has been the hallmark of business. You work within the environment you’re given” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The moment you build a tower, the floors will create the cutoff of communication. Sure you can create nooks for people to meet, but dito talagang open,” External link

sunstar Saturday, June 18, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “As to infrastructure in general, we are open to that. There has been some conversation in that respect but nothing definite,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:23:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Brand new day for Philippine Internet. We now have access to additional frequencies including the 700 Mhz. Smart can bring stronger internet to all soon,” “Stronger, wider internet helps our people with more access to info and the wealth of opportunities connectivity brings. That’s our commitment,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 30, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "With improved spectrum distribution we expect to see rapid improvement of telecommunications services for all mobile customers in the Philippines and greater cost efficiencies for PLDT," External link

4-traders Monday, May 30, 2016 5:17:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "There is nothing wrong with the investment in Meralco. I think it has been a great investment for PLDT ," External link

4-traders Sunday, May 29, 2016 8:17:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “It’s a big project. It will cost at least $2 billion so it’s helpful to spread the risk,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, March 22, 2015 8:13:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We don’t know yet if which package we are interested in, as we are still in the process of assessing them. Offhand, both are attractive,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “When called upon can they supply power? We don’t know that. We don’t have compulsory powers over these ILPs. It’s a moving target for us. We don’t want to give the impression that under these arrangements there will be no brownouts this summer,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 1, 2015 7:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Of course not. I believe it’s ours” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, February 24, 2015 7:04:00 PM EAT



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Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This is our way of supporting frontliners, and contributing a steady source of income to our partner food entrepreneurs during this challenging time. We are fully committed to help healthcare workers and affected communities combat the pandemic,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:46:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This is our way of supporting frontliners, and contributing a steady source of income to our partner food entrepreneurs during this challenging time. We are fully committed to help healthcare workers and affected communities combat the pandemic,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 5, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are the largest private hospital group in the Philippines, and it’s important for us to help the country’s vaccination drive as much as we can. And that begins with getting our hospital workers inoculated,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan noted : “There remain several formidable problems for our country to solve, whether it’s ensuring the health and well-being of our people, or sustaining the economy during such a turbulent period,” “We are the largest private hospital group in the Philippines, and it’s important for us to help the country’s vaccination drive as much as we can. And that begins with getting our hospital workers inoculated,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “It is our privilege to assist the government in bringing the vaccines to Filipinos, particularly to medical frontliners. As the Philippines continues to move towards economic revival, it is in everybody’s best interest to protect as many Filipinos as possible from the virus. This additional batch of vaccines, this time from Oxford-AstraZeneca, is a great start,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There remain several formidable problems for our country to solve, whether it’s ensuring the health and well-being of our people, or sustaining the economy during such a turbulent period” “But the first step to solving many of them is the same: the successful rollout of safe and effective vaccines. We are the largest private hospital group in the Philippines, and it’s important for us to help the country’s vaccination drive as much as we can. And that begins with getting our hospital workers inoculated,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “As the Philippines continues to move towards economic revival, it is in everybody’s best interest to protect as many Filipinos as possible from the virus. This additional batch of vaccines, this time from Oxford-AstraZeneca, is a great start,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “I do intend to relinquish the (position)… Whatever it is… There’s always a time to give up, and I think the time is soon. Don’t worry, I will keep my word,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 13, 2021 9:10:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are now embarking on our journey toward economic recovery, and we are honored to play a key role to this journey,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 6, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “But with confidence built on how we not only weathered but thrived despite the ‘year from hell’ that was 2020, we anticipate more growth in 2021,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “I do intend to relinquish the (position)… Whatever it is… There’s always a time to give up, and I think the time is soon. Don’t worry, I will keep my word,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We don’t know yet but I think we should get into the gas business… It looks like it’s an attractive (venture),” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan pointed out : “Unfortunately, this country is importing oil… We want to go to business and I think this is something that the country needs moving forward, considering that (we) have to import most if not all of our finished petroleum products,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “Philex Mining is part of the group because PXP energy and one or two others are part of that. Making the offer was a group effort,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 1, 2021 11:36:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “Well, we’re looking at (acquiring Shell’s stake)… I think our plan, assuming we’re allowed by whoever owns the Malampaya eventually, is to pipe the gas from Service Contract (SC) 72 to the natural gas facilities so they can process the fuel,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 1, 2021 11:36:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are committed to enabling the re-opening of the economy, which we hope happens this year. We are encouraged by Meralco’s January 2021 operating trends, including energy sold to commercial customers starting to regain traction” External link

bworldcom Monday, March 1, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Thankfully enough, Philex as an export-oriented company was permitted to operate by government despite the community quarantine, providing revenues to allow us to concentrate on… the health and financial well-being of our employees; maintaining service excellence to our customers; and assistance to the government in caring for those most affected,” “Mining shall and always will be a key economic driver towards inclusive national growth. Mining has the potential to provide much-needed revenue for the government’s response against the pandemic, particularly in the purchase of vaccines, if it is allowed to flourish,” External link

bworldcom Friday, February 26, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We have always been supportive of government endeavors, particularly in times of need. The nationwide presence of our businesses enables us to mobilize resources throughout the country and provide us with the means to augment the government’s facilities to respond effectively to disasters and calamities,” External link

pna Thursday, January 7, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This year, the Filipino spirit of resiliency has been tested to the limits. But Filipinos carry on, as always, with hope. The MVP Group provides support for our country’s frontliners the everyday heroes who combat the pandemic. We reach out to communities affected by tragedies such as the typhoon-hit areas and disaster-stricken Taal. We anchor our efforts in the Filipino’s bayanihan spirit that together, we not only survive but thrive,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, December 24, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I hope all of us will take pride and joy in not only seeing the World Cup logo but in hosting the World Cup. With Christmas just around the corner, and the pandemic still looming over us, it’s great to have good news that will lift our spirits,” External link

inquirer Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Our partnership with FIBA is a milestone for the whole nation, just as it is for our company. Through Smart’s mobile innovations, we look forward to introducing immersive digital experiences that will bring hardcourt action to the fingertips of basketball fans around the world and connect us all in our love for the sport,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, December 20, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The unquantifiable benefits alone make strong case for investing in sports. But today, we are recognizing a more direct and tangible benefit — how sports could encourage tourism, and how it might eventually serve as a catalyst for economies, both local and national,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “The Philippines look forward to extending our brand of hospitality to the participating teams, to the world congress delegates, and to the many visitors expected to come – true to the essence of the logo we are launching today – a heart, the puso of the Filipino,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, December 6, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “The Philippines look forward to extending our brand of hospitality to the participating teams, to the world congress delegates, and to the many visitors expected to come – true to the essence of the logo we are launching today – a heart, the puso of the Filipino,” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, December 6, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "We Filipinos are all proud to be a part of this important milestone in basketball, together with Japan and Indonesia" External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, December 4, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We Filipinos are all proud to be a part of this important milestone in basketball, together with Japan and Indonesia,” External link

bworldcom Friday, December 4, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We salute you, our brave men and women across the MVP Group, for tirelessly helping our fellow kababayan. In a pandemic, that is heroism. Salamat sa inyong pagmamalasakit,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Tuluy-tuloy po tayo sa paghahatid ng tulong at pag-asa sa ating mga kababayan (We will continue to provide help and hope to our fellow countrymen),” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The protection of our health workers and public frontliners is indeed a priority. We equip our frontliners with PPE and we have also provided disinfectants and COVID-19 testing extraction machines to hospitals nationwide all these to ensure that we have the necessary means to help combat the pandemic. A vaccine will hopefully stem the pandemic, which is, literally, a shot in the arm that we need,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, November 29, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The protection of our health workers and public front liners is indeed a priority. We equip our front liners with PPE and we have also provided disinfectants and COVID testing extraction machines to hospitals nationwide — all these to ensure that we have the necessary means to help combat the pandemic. A vaccine will hopefully stem the pandemic, which is, literally, a shot in the arm that we need,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has already been facing daunting challenges on how to protect our environment and promote more equitable social development. If we don’t act now or even pause what we have already started, we might reach a point where we are no longer able to protect ourselves from the irreversible effects of environmental destruction,” “As a conglomerate that champions innovation and social responsibility in all our fields of business, we recognize the significance of our role in making a positive impact and contribute to the sustainable development of our country, people, and planet,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Our brave linemen of Meralco and PLDT-Smart have been working 24/7 to restore power and telco services in the Bicol region after a series of typhoons hit the Philippines,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Tuluy-tuloy ang pagbibigay natin ng tulong sa ating mga kababayang naapektuhan ni Ulysses. #TulongKapatid teams carry on with their distribution of relief goods to those who need them most in Luzon,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We salute you, our brave men and women across the MVP Group, for tirelessly helping our fellow kababayans. In a pandemic, that is heroism. Thank you for your valuable support,” “We will continue to provide help and hope to our fellow countrymen,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 23, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Each game you play, and win, will unite the people in pride, and bring hope that there will be better days ahead,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 23, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “These policies also embed child safeguarding principles to fortify the group’s continuing efforts towards protecting children online through its enabling technology, customer education efforts and community partnerships,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Filipinos have an indomitable spirit. We will survive this,” “But there’s still a lot of work to do here, so you can be assured that the Group will be helping as best it can” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 15, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Filipinos have an indomitable spirit. We will survive this,” “But there’s still a lot of work to do here, so you can be assured that the Group will be helping as best it can” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 14, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “DITO will (commercially) launch next year, Converge just finished their IPO, so they are probably in a better position to compete next year. Globe will probably be more competitive next year. So, we anticipate the competition to be intense,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 8, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We have withdrawn from the bidding process, at least as we understand it, for SkyCable… There are other commercial reasons why we did that but I think the main reason is on review of the Bayanihan Act II,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added ( about Commission ) : “The PCC (Philippine Competition Commission) has the ability to review mergers and acquisitions one year after the effectivity of the act and possibly reverse agreements… Of course, we’re concerned that that risk might arise. The risk is there and the prospect of divestment might be real and we decided not to attract that risk,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, November 5, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We have withdrawn from the bidding process, at least as we understand it, for SkyCable… There are other commercial reasons why we did that but I think the main reason is on review of the Bayanihan Act II,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, November 5, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We haven’t done anything in the area at all. So we now have to rehash our work program to conform to current conditions,” “We’re preparing that work program both for 72 and for 75. Once we submit that, of course we don’t know whether that will be approved or not” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We have mobilized the group’s foundations to do relief and medical work in the wake of Typhoon Rolly. Our restoration teams from PLDT-Smart and from Meralco are also on alert,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, November 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan : “Our team is ready and certainly excited about the opportunity… So whatever you need, we are there for you” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We believe that in about a year or two, the ability of delivering fixed wireless services to the homes will increase significantly” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “We have 34 Gabay Guro scholars who have overcome the odds and limitations of a world in pandemic. We have 34 Gabay Guro scholars who persevered and are on their way to becoming educators. We have 34 Gabay Guro graduates who will one day take on the responsibility of upgrading the quality of education that is available for our children and youth,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “We have 34 Gabay Guro scholars who have overcome the odds and limitations of a world in pandemic. We have 34 Gabay Guro scholars who persevered and are on their way to becoming educators. We have 34 Gabay Guro graduates who will one day take on the responsibility of upgrading the quality of education that is available for our children and youth,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The PLDT Group is fully committed to being a partner of the SM Investments Corporation in delivering better customer experience. We are always ready to extend support and innovative solutions to enable our partners to rise above the challenges posed by the global pandemic,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, August 21, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I think there are ongoing conversations with talents, but it’s not as expansive as one would assume because we are being careful with any contractual arrangements that these talents have with ABS-CBN, and we would like to respect that,” External link

bworldcom Monday, August 10, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Our strong performance will allow us to further boost our already significant investments. These investments, which total some P260 billion over the past five years, enabled our networks to carry all the additional traffic during these past few months and also to bring new technologies such as 5G,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This 16.5% contraction is worrisome. How will the third and fourth quarters behave moving forward? Will it have an impact on people’s ability to spend on telco products? How will the enterprise sector be affected by this contraction? So these are worrisome issues for us because they could very well affect our revenues moving forward,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Our strong performance will allow us to further boost our already significant investments. These investments, which total some P260 billion over the past five years, enabled our networks to carry all the additional traffic during these past few months and also to bring new technologies such as 5G which we launched just last week. Given that our network rollout efforts have regained momentum, we are leveling up our target capital expenditures for 2020 back up to about P70 billion. The balance of our original P83-billion capital expenditure budget will be spent next year,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “As of now, we have more than 95% of the population covered by 4G and 3G networks. We will try to cover higher than that, maybe up to 99%” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The 16.5% contraction [in the second-quarter gross domestic product] is worrisome. It could affect our revenues, moving forward, so part of our job for the balance of the year is to contain our costs because that is within our control basically” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Meralco recognizes its critical role in enabling industries, and now more so, as business restart and transition to the ‘new normal’,” External link

bworldcom Monday, July 27, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Infrastructure building brings with it a huge multiplier effect on the economy,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, July 10, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Infrastructure building brings with it a huge multiplier effect on the economy,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 10, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Given this momentum, it is likely that service revenues for the first six months this year will improve over last year’s despite the pandemic,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 9, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I can assure you that we have steady hands on the tiller, and the ship itself is sturdy. I can add that PLDT is, in fact, emerging stronger from this pandemic,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 9, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "Yes. Hyun Bin it is. ...Go go go Smart!" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We need to understand where these raw materials, including pharmacy, are coming from. So in a situation like this, we can identify where we can substitute the current supply chain that we have from abroad,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, May 10, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “It’s a whole range of possibilities that are emerging from this crisis,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, May 10, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The forward momentum of revenue continues to spill over in the first quarter and the outlook for the second quarter from a revenue standpoint is likely to show a decline of low to middle single-digit,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The revenue for the second quarter will slightly show a decline of low to middle single digit compared to the first quarter revenues this year. But compared to the first quarter last year, it is likely that it will show growth” “The first half of this year will also be ahead of the first half of last year in terms of revenue,” External link

bworldcom Friday, May 8, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The forward momentum of revenue continues to spill over in the first quarter and the outlook for the second quarter from a revenue standpoint is likely to show a decline of low to middle single-digit,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I wish to assure him that our group is fully committed to being a partner of (the government) in addressing the heartbreaking moments of COVID-19 on our people…,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I would like to thank the President for his remarks tonight, most especially for his sincerity and kindness,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I would like to thank the President for his remarks tonight, most especially for his sincerity and kindness,” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This is another testament to the effective collaboration among the public and private sectors. Our group will continue to support the government’s Covid-19 emergency response programs and help the country recover from this pandemic. During this health crisis, everyone must pitch in,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “This is another testament to effective collaboration among the public and private sectors. Our group will continue to support the government’s COVID-19 emergency response programs and help the country recover from this pandemic. During this health crisis, everyone must pitch in,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “And when we do reach that summit, hopefully by end April or early May, I am sure we will all be relieved because it is the beginning of the end. I am sorry to say this but realistically, we should not expect to see the pandemic to end as quickly as it started… This could take a few more weeks, or a few more months,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Our Lady ) : “Our hospitals group are focusing their resources on critical concerns particularly hospital care for the most critically-ill patients infected by COVID-19,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan says : "We are keenly aware that the internet has become a vital lifeline for people. That is why the focus of our all efforts is to ensure that we are able to continue providing our communications services to our customers and the public," External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 27, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan says : "We are keenly aware that the internet has become a vital lifeline for people. That is why the focus of our all efforts is to ensure that we are able to continue providing our communications services to our customers and the public," External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 27, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Heeding the President’s call tonight for business — large or small — to rise to the challenge posed by Covid-19, the MVP Group is one with the President in coping with this virus. We are helping our employees by maintaining their salaries and benefits during the crisis,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We are thinking about (pulling out from the project.) It’s going be a tough one. The project is a tough one for us to join,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “RPTs, mga ganun-ganun (things like that),” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Then they will let the final investors decide in the next two or three months on what sort of investment they would like to make,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “To raise even further our service quality standards and attain unmatched customer experience (CX), PLDT has allocated a larger capex budget of P83 billion for 2020” External link

bworldcom Friday, March 6, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Despite continuing challenges, 2019 was a productive year, with revenues reaching record levels on the back of robust growth of our consumer wireless business. This was achieved in large part by making the needed investments in our data and IT networks. Moving forward, we shall continue pursuing a focused investment program to further improve our services, and consequently raise the level of customer experience,” External link

bworldcom Friday, March 6, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "This sustained level of investments in the country's telecommunications infrastructure now totals P 257.7 billion in the last five years. But to raise even further our service quality standards and attain unmatched customer experience (CX), PLDT has allocated a larger capex budget of P 83.0 billion for 2020. This will allow us to serve better the fast- growing data usage of our customers and continue to provide superior data CX. Of this amount, P 64.6 billion are earmarked for network and IT projects, mainly to support the explosive growth in data traffic. In addition, P 18.5 billion, inclusive of P 5.5 billion carried over from 2019, are to be spent for broadband installations, which are projected to grow strongly in 2020," External link

4-traders Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : "Despite continuing challenges, 2019 was a productive year, with revenues reaching record levels on the back of robust growth of our consumer wireless business. This was achieved in large part by making the needed investments in our data and IT networks. Moving forward, we shall continue pursuing a focused investment program to further improve our services, and consequently raise the level of customer experience," External link

4-traders Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There are no quick or easy answers to these questions but the current model of a listed infrastructure business with a wide pool of dedicated Philippine and foreign shareholders putting their faith in these long-term contracts needs serious review,” “Meanwhile…, we are committed to completing our current projects while directing discretionary investment to warehousing, real estate and tourism,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We will endeavor to at least match our 2019 Core Income in the year ahead, despite the challenges,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan concluded : "We will endeavor to at least match our 2019 Core Income in the year ahead, despite the challenges" External link

4-traders Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I am pleased that we have institutionalized collaboration among our member companies and with different stakeholders from government, academe and civil society to rapidly respond to socio-economic issues of our country, as well as to proactively support activities towards community development,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, February 14, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Hidilyn Diaz ) : “We have always believed in the importance of sports in shaping individuals and communities for the better. With this, we want to congratulate Hidilyn in her recent success, and wish her all the best in her upcoming events. She is an inspiration to us all,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are very proud of how well you represented the Philippines in the SEA Games, especially since it’s the first time that eSports has been included in a prestigious sporting event,” External link

bworldcom Friday, December 20, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “While it may not be as physical as basketball, eSports requires a lot of physical and mental effort, and dedication for our young people to excel in this sport,” External link

bworldcom Friday, December 20, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We are very proud of these young talents who break barriers and continuously strive for excellence despite hardships and trials. Their love for their family, for their sport, and for the sacrifices they made to make their country proud truly inspire us,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, December 15, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Both [fixed and wireless networks] actually” “There’s a big push for both… More investments in 4G and 5G [networks]. There will be more stations to be built in the wireless side. For the fixed, mainly the investments will be in the transport [network] of PLDT, the backbone, and completion of the fibering of the cell sites… So it’s really a big investment. Again, we are really, really making the infrastructure world-class,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “That agreement is a start, with the integration that will happen. It will take time, but we need to start. So I think it’s good,” External link

bworldcom Monday, November 11, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The private sector has a role to play in preparing for and responding to calamities,” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:13:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There’s a modest impact in the fourth quarter,” External link

bworldcom Friday, November 1, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We may get a bit of reimbursement from the contractor. On the whole our share might be around more or less P500-600 million so it will reduce the loss of MGen, small loss na lang for the year,” External link

bworldcom Friday, November 1, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Quite likely the full-year profitability on a core basis of Meralco will be north of P23 billion,” External link

bworldcom Monday, October 28, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “We just want management to be comfortable that they’re funded for the next phase of expansion,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, August 11, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I think we have a good (president) here,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, August 11, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There will be challenges on the cost side, particularly the network side, rising depreciation because of the elevated capex the past few years,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “For 2019, we’re getting to be a bit more confident about our numbers. Our revenues increased by double-digit… Wireless is very strong. I think both Home and Enterprise would also improve in revenues. If we could continue to contain our costs for the year…profitability would improve by at least 10% this year compared to last year,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “There’s no meaningful children’s hospital in this country at all. So we’re looking at several sites to see where we can locate it,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “As a response to your request, we have donated the Smart tower in Camp Paredes, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte,” External link

pna Friday, July 19, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Consonant with the AFP’s [C4iStar program], the PAF is understandably and necessarily improving its telecoms facilities. In that regard, I have assured the PAF that the PLDT group are prepared to support your telecommunications requirements,” External link

pna Friday, July 19, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Over the next few months, we will determine which vendor we’ll choose for 5G,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Albert del Rosario ) : “The Board would like to express its profound thanks to Ambassador del Rosario, who has been a source of invaluable counsel to the Company during his tenure,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We have already appointed a banker to raise the equity with us and another bank to raise the project financing, so I think it’s looking good. Quite positive with it, but of course just wait until July,” External link

bworldcom Friday, June 28, 2019 1:01:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We’re nearing 2020. Basta working assumption naming matatapos ’yan, papalitan ng Silangan [Our working assumption is that it will be finished, and will be replaced by Silangan]… so as Padcal goes down, Silangan naman nagra -ramp ang [will ramp] production. That’s the plan for now,” External link

bworldcom Friday, June 28, 2019 1:01:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We raised the security issues with them [Huawei] and they promised to cooperate,” External link

inquirer Monday, June 17, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We’re constantly in touch with them. They’re the suppliers of our 4G and some elements of our fixed network. Of course we raised the security issues with them. They promised to cooperate,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, June 16, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “We need a taller building. We need to be housed in one location,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Numbers are looking good. Fueled mainly by the significant growth of wireless,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Enterprise rises consistently… So growth ’ yan by low double digit, that’s the expectation this year. But wireless is surprisingly on the upside,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The decline in the first quarter, compared to last year for international, was about P1.4 billion. The second quarter, we project it to be only P1.1 billion. Third quarter, below P1 billion na . Fourth quarter, ang projection…either they are neutral, no more decline, or they are slightly positive. Which means in 2020, hindi na problema ang international. Positive na sila Kaya all four revenue streams will be positive in 2020,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “Debt levels have risen mainly on account of increasing investments being made to grow the business…So we’ve been trying to address those debt levels because it’s eating up on the investment companies,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan explained : “The tollways group and water have been in the state of uncertainty with respect to tariffs that should have been granted to companies…There will be a modest effect on profitability of businesses once their tariff adjustments are resolved. The market is waiting for what the impact will be,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “At the end you have to make a choice as to what work environment you want to bring for your people,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, May 12, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “For the first time, we grew by P2.6 billion for the quarter…the reason why the wireless industry has not grown for the past few years is because we have not grown, and Globe (Telecom, Inc.) has grown. Not that we’re growing, and Globe is growing, now the entire wireless industry will grow,” External link

bworldcom Friday, May 10, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan explained : “I think there has been internal meetings that focus on these things — on a debate whether we should have a vertical campus, in which case it will slightly be in this area. These two buildings will be developed into two towers…We just have to design it in a way as green as possible and plenty of open spaces,” External link

bworldcom Friday, May 10, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We will probably to house 6,000 to 7,000 people within the building so we will probably occupy the entire building. If there are two towers, we will probably sell the other tower,” “I hope within a year we should make up our mind,” External link

pna Thursday, May 9, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "We would like to thank Eric for his 16 long years of service and loyalty. Under his watch, PLDT Enterprise rose to become the leading force that it is in the market today. As Chief Revenue Officer for PLDT and Smart, he led the team that turned around our Consumer Wireless business while sustaining the robust double digit growth of both Home and Enterprise. Moving forward, I have ongoing discussions with Eric regarding opportunities that he may pursue with the First Pacific Group," External link

4-traders Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : "Meantime, I would like to welcome back Al and call on everyone in PLDT and Smart to provide him with all the needed support, and, to continue working closely together to pursue the digital transformation of our business and to provide the best possible service to our customers and the public," External link

4-traders Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The continuing Yellow and Red Alerts being experienced today may eventually lead to serious power supply shortage in the next few years unless immediate action is done to resolve the root cause of the problem, by adding more generating capacity and taking decisive action on the much-delayed construction of new power plants,” External link

pna Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I think given, in April [our] growth in volume is six plus percent. So it does look like the first half is going to be a good first half in relation to the first half last year,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 29, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “The first phase contract is (worth) multimillion dollars. But it will grow. It’s a multi-year thing,” External link

bworldcom Friday, April 12, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The transport infrastructure is typically a neglected element of our transport architecture, but it’s actually a critical component… For the past 15 or 20 years, we’ve been continuously laying our fiber. But it’s time now to modernize our transport network and we have no better partner than Cisco,” External link

bworldcom Friday, April 12, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “It’s stipulated in the contractual arrangements. That was a right given to us under the contract, so we just exercised it… We won the arbitration first round, we won it the second round, they just ignored us,” External link

bworldcom Friday, April 12, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We want to build two more plants like this…Our target is to build up to 600 MLD,” “We want to build plant number 3 within the term of President Duterte. That’s our commitment” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, April 9, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Subject to agreement with the government on how we move forward on the tariff issue,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “I think there’s been some arrangements with the government on that,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We welcome that review… we’ve indicated that to the President and we will cooperate in the review process,” External link

bworldcom Monday, April 8, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “5G offers great opportunities for telcos to generate new forms of revenues,” “We have announced a historic high capex this year that may be utilized as expenditures for 5G. There will be a continuous rollout of cell sites and base stations with 5G within the next few years” External link

pna Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The volume of business is being pushed hard by all of us, by KKR, Tencent and ourselves,” External link

bworldcom Monday, March 11, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We told Huawei that we must together address those concerns that have been raised by the US government,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “So [we said] you have to cooperate with us and you have to be transparent with us in terms of where the vulnerabilities are on the network side that you have supplied and on the device side to the extent that you can,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “It’s sort of emerging to us that there are new areas of revenue that we’re seeing that we did not anticipate. Particularly when 5G (fifth generation network) is built in this country and elsewhere. I think as we get to know the Home business more and more, we’re surprised pleasantly that there are new areas of revenue that can be developed or that can emerge that can help the revenue line of PLDT,” External link

bworldcom Friday, March 8, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I would like to think it’s been a satisfactory year for PLDT,” “The fixed side of business, Home and Enterprise, continue to show robust growth. And that robust growth should continue onwards from 2019 through the coming years. That will underpin the growth prospects of the PLDT group moving forward,” External link

bworldcom Friday, March 8, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We’re guiding capex at the number of PHP78.4 billion which is an increase of PHP20 billion over the PHP58 billion realized in 2018,” External link

pna Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We anticipate a bigger EBITDA (earnings before income tax, depreciation and amortization) level in 2019 that will help,” “There are still a few asset sales that may happen in the course of 2019 which would help fund whatever that might be needed. We do have a lot of headroom for some borrowings. Hopefully not as much incremental debt but if we need to, PLDT has some headroom to borrow,” External link

pna Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I don’t know. I checked internally if we owe the government. We don’t know,” External link

gulf-times Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I don’t know. I checked internally ano bang utang natin (if we owe the government). We don’t know,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Silence on their (CNOOC) part. I’m just assuming that they have not gotten permission from their government to talk to us… I’m just guessing. I don’t know them that well. I don’t know how the Chinese government works or how CNOOC works and it’s none of my business. So I’m just guessing,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I understand the DoE has written the DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs) because clearly it involves the relationship with China, and I think that’s where it is,” “So we have not been officially advised what is the next step for us. All we know is we’ve written the DoE ‘can you please lift the moratorium so we could, our work program, we’re ready to [execute] the work program, please allow us.’ And I think quite rightly DoE consults DFA what the DFA response is to the DoE we don’t know yet so we’re waiting,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I don’t know what the aggregate number is… But if you add the group’s capex, it’s going to be more than a hundred billion this year… PLDT alone will account for at least P70 billion,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, February 3, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We will [have a] big push on FTTH (fiber-to-the-home) and [the] fiberization of our legacy copper cables,” External link

manilatimes Monday, January 21, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “Hopefully the level of losses we will pick up would be much less,” External link

manilatimes Monday, December 10, 2018 7:42:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “When we say progress, it means there are discussions,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, August 23, 2017 9:01:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Bangko Sentral ) : “This is very much aligned with the National Retail Payment System program of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas that aims to transform 20 percent of the country’s payment transactions to electronic by 2020,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:35:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Clark ) : "I think despite the expressed desire of the government to undertake the larger infrastructure items like the Clark airport and commuter rail, there are still projects in the water side and the toll road side and rail side that seem to be available. We have submitted plans to develop in those areas so I don't think it's fair to say the well has run dry," External link

4-traders Sunday, August 6, 2017 9:52:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "SCTEX it was in the case of a concession agreement and not O and M because in O and M, you only manage the assets owned by the government and you get a fee. In a concession agreement, they (government) are still the owners but you have full economic rights quasi-economic ownership benefits. From an investor standpoint, there is a build up of equity value because they are quasi owner of the assets," External link

4-traders Sunday, August 6, 2017 9:52:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : "Were are prepared to work with the LGU level. Hopefully it can inspire other LGUs," External link

4-traders Sunday, August 6, 2017 9:52:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : "I can just describe the general context under which we can move forward and the environment looks pretty positive," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "I think there are indications that there could be gas in the area," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "That's a tough question because you appreciate it's a very delicate situation," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "Frankly, we need confirmation that indeed Malampaya will run out completely by 2024 and when it will run out completely, we have no idea. We're hearing 2029. But it will start running out pretty soon. The country has to plan for that and hopefully put it in sync with the development of Reed Bank ," "If (gas quantity) is close to, equal or better than (Malampaya), obviously, it's something. From a purely commercial perspective and setting aside political aspects, then I think we should try to determine whether there's gas or not," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “A farm-in agreement into SC72 (which Philex previously suggested to them) is not acceptable given the sovereignty issue,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 31, 2017 11:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “That meeting with the President last night was requested by a number of business leaders, shepherded by Joey Concepcion with the help of CGMA (Ms. Arroyo),” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, January 18, 2017 8:25:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “I think it’s something we support. We know the country is in critical need of infrastructure. It’s something we are quite supportive of,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:58:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “We would like to take a look at that again,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:58:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "We are currently completing requirements for the feasibility study on Silangan," External link

4-traders Saturday, August 6, 2016 1:29:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan sagte ( about Ntt Docomo ) : „Die Stärkung unserer Konnektivität mit dem branchenführenden Tier-1-IP-Backbone von NTT Com bietet PLDT und unseren Kunden eine solide Grundlage, um neue Geschäftsmodelle einzuführen, die einen vollständigen digitalen Wandel ermöglichen und die Philippinen nahtlos an den weltweiten Markt anbinden“ External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan ergänzte : „Höhere Geschwindigkeiten ermöglichen eine schneller Datenübertragung und tragen somit zur Effizienzsteigerung für PLDT und seine Kunden bei“ External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan disse ( about Ntt Docomo ) : “Reforçar a nossa conectividade com a estrutura IP Tier-1 da NTT Com fornece uma base sólida para a PLDT e para os nossos clientes na adoção de novos modelos de negócios que permitirão a todos transformar digitalmente e conectar as Filipinas com o mercado global” External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 1:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan acrescentou : “As altas velocidades podem ser traduzidas em transmissão de dados mais rápida e, assim, em uma melhoria na eficiência para a PLDT e para os seus clientes” “Juntamente com as iniciativas da PLDT de expandir e atualizar as suas redes de acesso e de transporte, esta melhoria da infraestrutura de rede vai ajudar a PLDT a aprimorar os serviços de internet nas Filipinas” External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 1:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Ntt Docomo ) : “Strengthening our connectivity with NTT Com’s industry-leading Tier 1 IP backbone provides a solid foundation for PLDT and our customers to adopt new business models that will enable all to transform digitally and to connect the Philippines with the global market seamlessly,” External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 10:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “Higher speeds translate to faster data transmission and thus, improve efficiencies for PLDT and its customers,” “Coupled with PLDT’s initiatives to expand and upgrade its access and transport networks, this network infrastructure enhancement will definitely help PLDT improve internet services in the Philippines” External link

businesswire Monday, August 1, 2016 10:20:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "Higher speeds translate to faster data transmission and thus, improve efficiencies for PLDT and its customers," "Coupled with PLDT's initiatives to expand and upgrade its access and transport networks, this network infrastructure enhancement will definitely help PLDT improve internet services in the Philippines ," External link

4-traders Sunday, July 31, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan added : “The positions are opposite to each other so it is a tough one,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "As for demand in the past six months, May was way up there. In June, it has dropped a bit because it's cooler temperature. June is around eight to nine percent, which is okay, something not to be alarmed," External link

4-traders Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “For us we have to take the view that it is business as usual,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, June 23, 2016 7:56:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Both the business and the private sector and the government should work towards a plan that precisely brings business outside Metro Manila. I think that has been the key point candidate Duterte made during his campaign,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “I think the business sector as a whole, at least based from the views of the panel, will definitely work with the new government and within the framework defined in the 10-economic points already articulated,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Commission ) : “My sense about it is that it’s, at this stage, quite neutral, we don’t know much about how federal government will be structured or operate... From what I have gathered, if President Duterte pushed for it, it will take a bit of time because it takes time to convene the Constitutional Commission,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said ( about Gina Lopez ) : “I guess the elephant in the room is Gina Lopez. I apologize for the comparison, but let me say this, it’s entirely the prerogative of the president to name whoever it is he wants to name. We respect the decision,” “We have to work with what we’ve been dealt with and that has been the hallmark of business. You work within the environment you’re given” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “The moment you build a tower, the floors will create the cutoff of communication. Sure you can create nooks for people to meet, but dito talagang open,” External link

sunstar Saturday, June 18, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “As to infrastructure in general, we are open to that. There has been some conversation in that respect but nothing definite,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:23:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Brand new day for Philippine Internet. We now have access to additional frequencies including the 700 Mhz. Smart can bring stronger internet to all soon,” “Stronger, wider internet helps our people with more access to info and the wealth of opportunities connectivity brings. That’s our commitment,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 30, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "With improved spectrum distribution we expect to see rapid improvement of telecommunications services for all mobile customers in the Philippines and greater cost efficiencies for PLDT," External link

4-traders Monday, May 30, 2016 5:17:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : "There is nothing wrong with the investment in Meralco. I think it has been a great investment for PLDT ," External link

4-traders Sunday, May 29, 2016 8:17:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “It’s a big project. It will cost at least $2 billion so it’s helpful to spread the risk,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, March 22, 2015 8:13:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan told : “We don’t know yet if which package we are interested in, as we are still in the process of assessing them. Offhand, both are attractive,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “When called upon can they supply power? We don’t know that. We don’t have compulsory powers over these ILPs. It’s a moving target for us. We don’t want to give the impression that under these arrangements there will be no brownouts this summer,” External link

bworldcom Sunday, March 1, 2015 7:07:00 PM EAT

Manuel V Pangilinan said : “Of course not. I believe it’s ours” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, February 24, 2015 7:04:00 PM EAT



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chairperson1.88%EN08/03/201703/08/2017
managing director16.90%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
director5.63%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
executive1.41%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
chief executive0.94%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
tycoon3.76%EN07/24/201724/07/2017
san miguel corp. president1.88%EN01/25/201725/01/2017
businessman8.45%EN12/12/201612/12/2016
ceo6.57%EN11/25/201625/11/2016
pacific investments corp. chairman0.94%EN09/09/201609/09/2016
metro pacific investments corp. chairman0.94%EN09/09/201609/09/2016
investments corp. chairman0.94%EN09/09/201609/09/2016
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presidente0.94%ES08/01/201601/08/2016
presidente0.94%PT08/01/201601/08/2016
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chief executive officer5.16%EN05/31/201631/05/2016
chairman of pldt0.47%EN05/29/201629/05/2016
chairman of manila electric co0.94%EN05/19/201619/05/2016
industrialist0.47%EN01/21/201421/01/2014
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Manuel V. PangilinanEN92.13%
Manuel V. PangilinanFR2.25%
Manuel V. PangilinanZH2.25%
Manuel V. PangilinanES1.12%
Manuel V. PangilinanDE1.12%
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