Ramon Tulfo

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In this Philippine name, the middle name or maternal family name is Teshiba and the surname or paternal family name is Tulfo.
Mon Tulfo
Born Ramon Teshiba Tulfo, Jr.
(1946-11-22) November 22, 1946 (age 70)
Davao City
Other names Mon Tulfo (known as the host of Isumbong Mo Kay Tulfo.)
Kuya Mon (T3: Kapatid Sagot Kita)
Occupation Broadcaster
TV and Radio Host
Columnist
Years active 1991– present
Children Michelle Tulfo (daughter)
Patrick Tulfo (son)
Ramon "Bon" Tulfo III (son)
Catherine Tulfo-Victoria (daughter)
Gem Tulfo-Soriano (daughter)
Cecile Tulfo (daughter)
Nastassja Ramone Tulfo (daughter)
Relatives Ben Tulfo (brother)
Raffy Tulfo (brother)
Erwin Tulfo (brother)
Wanda Corazon Tulfo-Teo (sister)
Family Ramon Tulfo, Sr. (father)
Caridad Teshiba-Tulfo (mother)
Website Mon Tulfo's Official Website

Ramon "Mon" Teshiba Tulfo Jr. (born November 20, 1946) is a TV host, radio broadcaster and columnist for the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Early life and career[edit]

He is the eldest of 10 siblings (7 Boys, 3 Girls). He's the son of the late (Ret.) Colonel Ramon Tulfo, Sr., who was a member of Philippine Constabulary and Caridad Teshiba-Tulfo, a housewife. Ramon Tulfo is the host of 23-year running program, "Isumbong Mo kay Tulfo!" a public service program on DWIZ 882Khz. In his hour-long show, he and his co-host Alin Ferrer tackle community problems, including complaints filed against government officials, policemen.

Controversy[edit]

On May 6, 2012, Raymart Santiago, along with Claudine Barretto and his 8-man entourage, assaulted a known journalist and senior citizen, Ramon Tulfo, due to Ramon purportedly using his mobile phone to take photos of Claudine screaming at and humiliating a ground attendant of Cebu Pacific concerning missing luggage which supposedly contained asthma medicine for their friend's children. This occurred within NAIA Terminal 3 in a location not covered by CCTV. Witnesses state that the brawl began when Raymart and his entourage surrounded Tulfo and demanded that he hand over his phone. Ramon refused and the assault commenced.

A video of the brawl that was recorded and posted on YouTube clearly shows Raymart choking Tulfo while encouraging his friends to throw punches at him. Claudine can clearly be seen attacking Tulfo as well. The airport security guards eventually stopped the attack and escorts Ramon away while Raymart follows alongside screaming obscenities at him.

A few days after the incident, Claudine Barretto filed assault and child abuse charges on Ramon Tulfo as they claim that he (Tulfo) initiated the attack. Claudine also states that she has a witness to her claim. The name of the witness was not given and he has not given his account of the incident to anybody but Claudine. The rationale behind the child abuse charges, according to Claudine, comes from the fact(?) that Ramon (allegedly) begins the assault in front of her children, traumatizing them.

Upon questioning the ground attendant Claudine was heckling, it was Raymart and their entourage who had initiated the assault.

TV appearances[edit]

Tulfo Occasionally hosts TV5's T3: Kapatid Sagot Kita along with his brothers Ben, Raffy and Erwin.

On May 18, 2012 episode of TV5's Sharon: Kasama Mo, Kapatid, Tulfo made an appearance in the Episode title Boys to Men with his brothers Raffy and Erwin.

On May 27, 2012 episode of ABS-CBN's Gandang Gabi, Vice!, Tulfo made an appearance as Vice Ganda's guest for interview & sampling of his talent in dancing. After the dance, Ganda gave Tulfo a Gift a Video Camera.

On June 6, 2012 episode of ABS-CBN's Kris TV, Tulfo made an appearance as Kris Aquino's guest for interview, sampling of his Aikido where he is a Black belter and a preview in his Eatery along with his son Ramon "Bon" Tulfo III.

Filmography[edit]

TV shows[edit]

Title Year Role Network
Action 9 1993-1998 Host RPN
Isumbong Mo Kay Tulfo 1993-2006
ISUMBONG MO! (TULFO BROTHERS) 2006

Radio shows[edit]

Title Role Year Network
Isumbong Mo Kay Tulfo Host 1991-2006
2012–2016
2017-present
DWIZ
DZRJ
Isumbong Mo Kay Tulfo 2010–2012 DZIQ
TNT: Target Ni Tulfo

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