Ninez Cacho-Olivares (19 July 1941[1] – 3 January 2020) was a Filipino journalist, having worked in the industry for over 20 years as a feature writer and political columnist in various Manila broadsheets such as the Bulletin Today,[2] Philippine Daily Inquirer,[3] Business Day[4] and Business World.[5] She was publisher and editor-in-chief for the Philippine Post prior to becoming The Daily Tribune's publisher and editor-in-chief.[6][7]

She was known to be a staunch defender of former Philippine President Joseph Ejército Estrada.[8]

She died on 3 January 2020, at the age of 78.[9]


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  3. ^ Roman, Emerlinda R. (1993). Corazon C. Aquino: early assessments of her presidential leadership and administration and her place in history. University of the Philippines Press. p. 287. ISBN 978-971-542-028-0.
  4. ^ The history of the Philippine judiciary. Philippine Judiciary Foundation by authority of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. 1998. p. 770. ISBN 978-971-93054-0-8.
  5. ^ Southeast Asian Affairs. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies: 270. 1989. ISSN 0377-5437. ((cite journal)): Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Editorial Desk". The Daily Tribune. 2000. Retrieved 3 July 2010.
  7. ^ Corporal, Lynette Lee (2 June 2009). "Sale of 'Philippine Star' brings anticipation, dread". Retrieved 3 July 2010.
  8. ^ Crisostomo, Isabelo T. (1999). President Joseph Ejercito Estrada, from stardom to history: the saga of a child of destiny. J. Kriz. p. 58. OCLC 43207666.
  9. ^ Veteran journalist Ninez Cacho-Olivares passes away at 78