The website mb.com.ph is the online news portal of Manila Bulletin. Launched in 2000, its main purpose is to provide the latest breaking news in the country and around the world.

Key facts

Audience Share

5111493 unique visitors

Ownership Type


Geographic Coverage


Content Type

free content

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ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Media Companies / Groups

Manila Broadcasting Company


Ownership Structure

Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation is a subsidiary of U.S. Automotive Company, Incorporated, with 54.19 percent ownership. Its other subsidiaries include Cocusphil Development Corporation, Euro-med Laboratories, Philtrust Realty Corporation, and U.N. Properties Realty Corporation. It also has 15 percent ownership in Centro Escolar University.

Group / Individual Owner

U.S. Automotive Co., Inc.

U.S. Automotive Co., Inc., owned by the Yap family, has Cocusphil Development Corp., Euro-med Laboratories, Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp., Philtrust Realty Corp. and U.N. Properties Development Corp. as its subsidiaries, while Centro Escolar University is an affiliate.

Media Companies / Groups

General Information

Founding Year



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Fil C. Sionil


Dr. Crispulo J. Icban, Jr.

Other Important People

Basilio Yap, Chairman of the Board of Directors



Financial Information

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Market Share

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Further Information

Meta Data

Founding year based on whois.com
Conversion rate on Dec. 31, 2015: P 46.85
Data based on Audience share from Effective Measurement (2016).

Sources Media Profile

General Information Sheet of Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. (available upon request at SEC) (2016), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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