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Abante: Una sa Balita
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Monica Publishing Corp.
Editor Allen A. Macasaet
Founded May 1988 (age 29)
Political alignment Independent
Headquarters Manila, Philippines
Website http://www.abante.com.ph/

Abante is a daily Filipino tabloid publication in the Philippines. Its office is in Manila. Its editor-in-chief is Allen A. Macasaet. During the State of Emergency in 2006, operatives from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group tried to raid Abante's office but withdrew when they saw that there are television crew in the area.[1] Currently this is the one of the leading Tagalog-language tabloid papers along with Pilipino Star Ngayon and Bulgar.


Abante started publication on May 1988, the newspaper was famous by its adult column entitled "Xerex Xaviera", which also appeared on its sister paper Abante Tonite. In 2003, Regal Films release its film based on Xerex story, it was trilogy and starred by a sexy star at that time, Aubrey Miles. In mid-2004 Xerex stopped publishing columns to give way to a shifting to all-family paper.


  1. ^ "Journalists rally against attack on press freedom". Sun.Star Network. 2006-02-26. Archived from the original on 2008-10-06. Retrieved 2009-02-08.