Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation (MB) was founded as the Daily Bulletin on February 2, 1900 for the purpose of engaging in the publishing business. It was incorporated on June 12, 1912 as Bulletin Publishing Company and re- incorporated in 1959 as Bulletin Publishing Corporation. On June 22, 1989, the corporate name was amended to Manila Bulletin publishing Corporation.
MB has been transformed into a comprehensive newspaper and is published seven days a week with weekly magazines, the Philippine Panorama Magazine on Sunday, Style Weekend Magazine on Friday and Travel Magazine on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. The Company publishes the daily tabloids, Tempo in the English language and Balita in Filipino. Also published are five magazines in full color of special interests, catering to various sectors of the reading public.
Agriculture Magazine has been widely acclaimed by our readers as a “gold mine” of farming information. An increasing number of farmers, farming enthusiasts and agriculture workers continue to learn more about farming by regularly reading Agriculture Magazine. The Magazine contains stories in simple language of actual farming, how-to-articles that guide the novice as well as experienced farmers in applying improved techniques, research results to keep abreast of the latest developments in agriculture, newly developed varieties of fruits, vegetables, root crops, and others, where these are available and where they can be marketed. Most interesting are the success stories of those whose ventures have adopted innovations or techniques introduced as well as sought assistance from government and non-government agencies and other experts in the field.
Copies of our Agriculture Magazines are distributed to the different agricultural schools in the country thus spreading innovative technology to the students to eliminate antiquated practices, to focus in increasing food production, reduce malnutrition, eradicate hunger and improve income of families thus reducing poverty in the rural areas.
Cruising Magazine promotes local tourism and travel for relaxation and bring trade to outlying areas of the country. This magazine has set the trail for readers to follow as they take the ultimate “ drive” towards more accurate information related to routes, distance, resorts, restaurants, lodging, flea markets and other worth- visiting and worth discovering places; also safety issues and medical advice for travelers. This magazine has been assisting the government in its Eco-tourism projects with articles on tourists’ destinations to encourage foreign travelers to visit our country.
Animal Scene publishes interesting local news and features for animal lovers, comprehensive information, tackles veterinary concerns and educates the masses on the care of pets and endangered species. Veterinarians and animal doctors give helping hand to technical readers on how to take better care of their pets.
Manila Bulletin Sports Digest publishes in-depth articles, athletes’ profiles, sports trivia, current news in the sporting world for sports aficionados and for healthy entertainment.
Sense and Style Magazine is rife with information on the best and the latest in fashion and beauty, in food and dining, in home and gardening, new horizons opening up for women. The magazine’s monthly collection of stories are all aimed at celebrating woman’s individuality, arming her with tips, raising her spirit and boosting her confidence and guiding her hand to a better world.
To nurture provincial literary talents, preserve the cultures and dialects of the different regions, disseminate information to the countryside and the continued reading of the families in the rural areas, Manila Bulletin publishes “ Balita”. The daily newspaper in Filipino and the weekly vernacular magazines: “Liwayway” in Tagalog, “ Bisaya” in Cebuano, “ Bannawag” in Ilocano, and Hiligaynon” in Ilonggo, which are widely read throughout the Philippines and abroad.