Michael first visited the Philippines in the late 1960s when they were known as the Jackson 5 with his brothers.
Michael's 2nd visit was in 1976 also with his brothers which held a concert at the Araneta Coliseum. The group also visited GMA Studios in a noontime program called Student Canteen hosted by Eddie Ilarde, the late Helen Vela, Coney Reyes and the late Bobby Ledesma.
Michael Jackson's 3rd visit to the Philippines was on Dec 7-9, 1996.
Here's a video with Eddie Ilarde reminiscing the days of Michael Jackson's visit to the Philippines in 1976, video courtesy of 24 Oras which aired July 6, 2009
Snapshots from the video