GIFT OR CURSE? | Number coding lifted Dec. 23-Jan. 4; MMDA tells folk to brace for traffic jams 21-Dec-14, 4:03 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com
No weather disturbance seen until Wednesday - PAGASA 21-Dec-14, 3:41 PM | Philippines News Agency
TIPS| Make sure Christmas lights are safe – Rescue5 21-Dec-14, 2:57 PM | Karl Angeline S. Ocampo, Interaksyon.com
Gunman kills two NY police officers in Brooklyn 21-Dec-14, 7:26 AM | Jennie Matthew, Agence France-Presse
Scientists locate 'internal compass' in the brain 21-Dec-14, 12:15 AM | Xinhua
OPINION | Why oil could drop as low as $20 per barrel 21-December-14, 06:26 AM | Anatole Kaletsky, Reuters READ MORE
AWOL Navy officer, last person seen with Marine slain inside camp, hunted 21-Dec-14, 6:38 PM | Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com Stressing the man is not yet deemed a suspect, the military is hunting a Navy officer who has gone AWOL a day after he was seen with a female Marine lieutenant who was found dead inside her car in Fort Bonifacio late November.
Government to hike LRT, MRT fares beginning January 4 20-Dec-14, 10:21 PM | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Fares for LRT1 were last increased in 2003, while those for LRT2 and MRT3 have yet to go up since they started operations.
Lacson resigns as rehab chief, effective February 2015 21-Dec-14, 11:16 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Presidential Adviser on Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Panfilo Lacson has resigned from his post, effective first week of February 2015.
BREAKING NEWS as of 21-Dec-14, 7:16 PM AWOL Navy officer, last person seen with Marine slain inside camp, huntedModern Obando landfill seen to proceed soon as CA affirms ruling clearing projectISLAMIC STATE SIEGE ENDS | Trapped on Iraqi mountain for months, Yazidis cheer Kurd liberatorsWEEKEND CHEF | Make Chef Jessie Sincioco’s Beef Wellington recipe for noche buenaFire started by hostage-taker kills 5, burns lodging house in Albay townGIFT OR CURSE? | Number coding lifted Dec. 23-Jan. 4; MMDA tells folk to brace for traffic jamsNo weather disturbance seen until Wednesday - PAGASATIPS| Make sure Christmas lights are safe – Rescue5WANT TO WORK AS CAREGIVER IN CANADA? Reforms include faster application process - DOLEBan fee collection for toilet use in malls and shopping centers, says lawmakerSAMPUNG TAON NA PALA | 10 years on, tsunami survivors in Indonesia hope to move on'TAKSIL' | MRT-LRT fare hike advisory in holidays a 'treachery', says Bayan; Palace defends moveCastro hails US-Cuba thaw, but says won't change political systemLacson resigns as rehab chief, effective February 2015Mayon alert status now lowered to Alert Level 2 - NDRRMC
China pledges $11.5 billion to Mekong region countries - Xinhua China will provide more than $11.5 billion in loans and aid to neighboring Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, mostly for infrastructure and industrial capacity…
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Sale of Napocor's real estate assets slated for 2015 Napocor has 100 million square meters of land that could be sold.
Megawide-led consortium bags bank financing for Mactan airport upgrade Government to hike LRT, MRT fares beginning January 4 Fresh cut in fuel prices set U.S. labor agency files complaints against McDonald's Oil, stocks go their separate ways Meralco expects oil price dividend Philippines' foreign debt more manageable at end-September
Big corporations take advantage of post-Yolanda rehab, harass disaster victims - Church official 21-Dec-14, 10:11 AM | InterAksyon.com The public-private partnership framework of the government's rehabilitation program in Yolanda-hit areas are being used by big corporations for their own benefit, said a Church official in charge of helping survivors of the super typhoon recover from the disaster.
IS has executed 100 foreigners trying to quit: report 20-Dec-14, 11:20 PM | Agence France-Presse The Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Financial Times newspaper said Saturday.
CebuPac adjusts Tacloban flights over runway rehab 20-Dec-14, 12:55 PM| InterAksyon.com Cebu Pacific announced on Saturday an adjustment in its flight schedules to and from Tacloban and Manila, and Tacloban and Cebu, from December 22 to 25 because of rehabilitation work at the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport that will reduce usable runway length to 1,300 meters.
VIDEO | Aiko Melendez's ex lands in Pasay jail for direct assault 20-Dec-14, 6:03 AM| Gary de Leon, News5 Martin Jickain, the former husband of actress Aiko Melendez, is facing charges of direct assault and alarm and scandal after he was arrested for aiming a gun at anti-drug operatives who tried to pacify him and a man while they were engaged in a fistfight over a parking lot altercation.
Franciscan Order in 'grave' financial trouble after massive fraud 20-Dec-14, 10:03 PM| Agence France-Presse The Franciscan Order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi, who advocated a life of poverty, is in deep financial trouble following the discovery of massive fraud and is appealing for help.
THE OTHER CASTRO | Raul steps out of Fidel's shadow with US deal 20-Dec-14, 10:07 AM| Daniel Trotta and Rosa Tania Valdes, Reuters Stepping out of his legendary brother's shadow, President Raul Castro has scored a diplomatic triumph and a surge in popular support with the deal that ends decades of open hostility with the United States.
U.S. labor agency files complaints against McDonald's 20-Dec-14, 12:31 PM| Reueters Complaints were filed in 78 cases claiming that McDonald's workers across the country were fired or intimidated for participating in union organizing and in a national protest movement calling for higher wages.
Obama warns North Korea of payback over Sony hack but twits studio for pulling film 20-Dec-14, 11:36 AM| Susan Stumme, Agence France-Presse US President Barack Obama on Friday warned North Korea it would face retaliation for a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures over an irreverent film comedy that infuriated Pyongyang.
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