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Espinos quit NPC as son of founder firms up bid

Some of the most prominent members of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) in vote-rich Pangasinan province had quit the political party founded by businessman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco after Cojuangco’s son, Mark, firmed up his plan to run for governor.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Boy shot on plantation in Davao del Sur

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A 14-year-old was fighting for his life Friday after being repeatedly shot by a still unidentified assailant on a plantation owned by a company identified with businessman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco on Thursday evening.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

What Went Before: How Cojuangco acquired his UCPB shares

In July 2003, the Sandiganbayan ruled that businessman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. had illegally acquired United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) with coconut levy funds and forfeited his shareholdings there in favor of the government.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Danding party, farmers’ group back governor vs murder charge

The political party founded by an uncle of President Benigno Aquino III, businessman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco, on Thursday cried foul over what it said was political harassment and machinations being used against its candidates in Pangasinan led by reelectionist Gov. Amado Espino.   Former Rep. Mark Cojuangco, chair of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) in […]

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »


Former Senators Jovito Salonga and Wigberto Tañada and the coconut farmers asked the Supreme Court in May to set aside its April 12 ruling awarding 20 percent of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) to Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr., an uncle of President Aquino and crony of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The high court ruled in […]

Posted: June 22nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »