Lunchtime News
Format Newscast
Live action
Created by Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Developed by IBC News and Current Affairs
Directed by Chito Cabatuando
Presented by Minette Panganiban
Theme music composer Jimmy Antiporda
Country of origin Philippines
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Executive producer(s) Lito Ocampo Cruz
Pia Castro
Editor(s) IBC Studios
Broadcast City, Quezon City
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel IBC News Network
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original run July 2, 2012 – present
Lunchtime News is the flagship noontime newscast of IBC News Network in the Philippines. The newscast airs from Monday to Friday from 12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m. local time. The newscast is anchored by Minette Panganiban, Lunchtime News delivers the hotest and the most relevant news gathered from all over the Philippines through the IBC Regional news teams, the most extensive news-gathering group nationwide.


Cecille Lardizabal always anchors the newest noontime news program Lunchtime News which airs at noon from Monday to Saturday serves the fast-paced as the hottest news and meatiest interviews every lunch time satisfies the viewers' for information suited to their taste that delivers the issues and major breaking stories.

Lunchtime News feature the day's major top stories and events from politics, local, international, sports and entertainment headlines behind serving the hottest and latest breaking news reports with newsmakers and analysts as a daily lunchtime habit for many viewers.




Segment AnchorsEdit


  • Pangunahin Tanghali - Top Stories of the Day
  • GloBalita - Global News
  • I-Balita Ako - Citizen Journalism
  • Pana-Panahon - Features weather updates hosted by Alvin Pure.
  • Star Bigtime - Showbiz News

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