CHAIRMAN Emeritus Dr. Dante Arevalo Ang, President and Executive Editor Dante Francis M. Ang 2nd, editors, columnists, staff writers, reporters, executives and employees, along with members of the diplomatic corps, government officials, partners, advertisers and friends gathered on Tuesday at Resorts World Manila (RWM) to celebrate the 118th anniversary of The Manila Times, the country’s oldest and most trusted newspaper.
The Passion Restaurant of RWM became the hub of activity that night as everyone present enjoyed the sumptuous food, drinks and entertainment provided by ABS-CBN Star Magic talents Tippy Dos Santos and Pepe Herrera. R&B singer Cristina Garcia likewise serenaded the attendees.
Hosting the event was The Manila Times Lifestyle and Entertainment Editor Tessa Mauricio-Arriola. Lucky guests won prizes during the raffle.
In his speech, Dr. Dante A. Ang (fondly called DAA by everyone in the organization) reminisced the time he acquired the publication in 2001 and the challenges his family surmounted in restoring the respect for and glory of the pioneer English daily in the Philippines.
Full photo coverage of The Manila Times 118th anniversary will come out in The Sunday Times on October 23, 2016.