President’s Hall, Malacañan Palace
March 14, 2023

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. administered the oath of office to the newly elected officers of the Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI) in a ceremony at the President’s Hall in Malacañan Palace.

Established in 1974, PAPI remains as the country’s largest media fraternity composed of publishers of about 500 community newspapers in regions and provinces, as well as national publications as regular members. PAPI’s affiliate publications have an estimated total print circulation of over two (2) million copies every week. Countryside communities hardly reached by Metro Manila publications have remained as exclusive turfs of PAPI affiliated media. (

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