Veteran Journalist Niñez Cacho-Olivares Dies At 78

Niñez Cacho-Olivares, a veteran journalist and founder of The Daily Tribune, died Friday due to her “lingering illness.” She was 78 years old.

Veteran Journalist
Photo from The Daily Tribune

This, after The Daily Tribune confirmed her passing in their Facebook post.

Jun Vallecera, a business editor of The Daily Tribune, also paid his respects to Olivares, who served as editor-in-chief.

Aside from The Daily Tribune, veteran journalist Niñez Cacho-Olivares also wrote for several Manila broadsheets, including Philippine Daily Inquirer, Bulletin Today, Business Day, and Business World.

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar also extended his condolence to the family of Niñez Cacho-Olivares. He said that the passing of the veteran journalist was “a loss to the industry and to those who knew her personally.”

The Olivares family announced in a statement that her wake will be held at the Capilla de la Virgen, which was located at Santuario de San Antonio on McKinley Road, Forbes Park, Makati City. Her wake, according to the Olivares family, will start on Saturday, January 4, from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

In addition, the funeral mass will be held at Santuario de San Antonio Chapel, which was scheduled on Monday, January 6, at 9:30 a.m.

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