Abante is a daily Filipino tabloid publication in the Philippines. Its office is in Manila. Its editor-in-chief is Allen A. Macasaet. During the State of Emergency in 2006, operatives from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group tried to raid Abante's office but withdrew when they saw that there are television crew in the area.[2] Currently this is the one of the leading Tagalog-language tabloid paper along with Pilipino Star Ngayon and Bulgar.


Abante started publication on May 1988, the newspaper was famous by its adult column entitled Xerex Xaviera, which also appeared on its sister paper Abante Tonite. In 2003, Regal Films release its film based on Xerex story, it was trilogy and starred by sexy star at that time, Aubrey Miles. In mid-2004 Xerex stopped publishing columns to give way to a shifting to all-family paper.