DOJ seeks P30-M fund for renovation of NBP building to isolate drug inmates 18-Dec-14, 3:50 AM | Philippine News Agency
Melting Arctic ice, rising temps seen as planet warms 18-Dec-14, 5:40 AM | Kerry Sheridan, Agence France-Presse
Clinton vs Bush, again? Is US democracy becoming a family affair? 18-Dec-14, 3:36 AM | Agence France-Presse
HRW Dispatches: Uniting against the Pakistan school massacre 18-Dec-14, 4:47 AM | Zama Coursen-Neff, Human Rights Watch
Media seeks unscheduled inspections of massacre suspects' cells in wake of Bilibid fiasco 18-Dec-14, 11:17 AM | InterAksyon.com
'I was mistaken for a waiter, valet driver': Obama speaks on America's persisting racial biases 18-December-14, 06:08 AM | Agence France-Presse READ MORE
FVR: Pemberton custody shouldn't mar relations with US, but PH 'bullied' 18-Dec-14, 2:32 PM | Thom Andrade, Jaime Sinapit, Lira Dalangin-Fernandez and Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 3 - 6:42 p.m.) Former president Fidel Ramos said on Thursday said the issue of who gets custody of Joseph Scott Pemberton should not be allowed to damage Philippine-US relations but at the same time noted that 'we are victims of bullying.'
MILF to turn over 75 high-powered weapons next year: Ferrer 18-Dec-14, 5:22 AM | Ben Cal, Philippine News Agency The Moro Islamic Liberation Front prepares to turn over 75 high-powered weapons to the decommissioning body next year, according to Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, chief of the government peace panel negotiating with the MILF.
Reds announce truce for Xmas, New Year's and papal visit 17-Dec-14, 7:58 PM | InterAksyon.com Communist rebels on Wednesday declared three brief ceasefires, for Christmas, New Year's and the visit in January of Pope Francis.
BREAKING NEWS as of 18-Dec-14, 7:22 PM Last-minute buying pushes PH stock index above 7,000-markHouse highlights 20 measures enacted into lawSocial media: The hostage that eluded Sydney siege gunmanMar, Erap sign trust fund for Manila housing projectsCrime lord loses jailhouse rock studioMilitary COPDs are 'offensive operations' and will be targeted - Mindanao Reds'FIGHT WITH US' | Open Letter of Filipino Migrants to Pope FrancisSwiss central bank introduces negative interest rate‘The Genius of the Poor’: Brit Gawad Kalinga volunteer details journey in the PHBoko Haram kill 32, kidnap scores in NigeriaSaudi rulers reconsider ties to Wahhabi clergyChurch of England names first woman bishopSocial Watch Phils underscores 2015 budget is filled with pork barrelMeralco to return P5 billion in overcharges to customersNational Bookstore's Ramos family hikes stake in United Paragon Mining
Last-minute buying pushes PH stock index above 7,000-mark The PSEi rose in the first hour-and-a-half of trades to peak at 7,077.25 before plunging to negative territory for most of the trading session, hitting…
Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rate (UPDATE - 5:00 p.m.) Switzerland's central bank announces it was introducing negative interest rates, in a bid to stop the Swiss franc -- a safe…
Meralco to return P5 billion in overcharges to customers (UPDATE - 6:00 p.m.) The overcharges pertain to transmission costs that were passed on to Meralco customers twice.
National Bookstore's Ramos family hikes stake in United Paragon Mining Cake supplier allegedly fronting for Vice President sued for tax evasion After jeepney fare rollback, government mulls similar cuts for taxis, buses Century Properties reports brisk pre-sales of maiden residential towers outside Metro Manila Lucio Tan buyback of PAL tops Asia-Pacific aviation merger deals in third quarter Small retailer mulls fuel stockpile after drop in oil prices Asia comforted by strong Wall Street, confident Fed
'I was mistaken for a waiter, valet driver': Obama speaks on America's persisting racial biases 18-Dec-14, 6:08 AM | Agence France-Presse Barack and Michelle Obama revealed their experiences of racism in a wide-ranging interview with celebrity weekly People Magazine published Wednesday.
US, Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years of hostility 18-Dec-14, 12:16 AM | Daniel Trotta and Steve Holland, Reuters The United States will restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, a major policy shift ending decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.
FVR: Pemberton custody shouldn't mar relations with US, but PH 'bullied' 18-Dec-14, 2:32 PM| Thom Andrade, Jaime Sinapit, Lira Dalangin-Fernandez and Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 3 - 6:42 p.m.) Former president Fidel Ramos said on Thursday said the issue of who gets custody of Joseph Scott Pemberton should not be allowed to damage Philippine-US relations but at the same time noted that 'we are victims of bullying.'
Media seeks unscheduled inspections of massacre suspects' cells in wake of Bilibid fiasco 18-Dec-14, 11:17 AM| InterAksyon.com A major media organization is urging Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to order unscheduled inspections of the detention facilities for those accused of the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan massacre following the recent discovery of luxurious cells at the National Bilibid Prison.
'Days of need, corruption over,' PNoy vows as AFP turns 79 18-Dec-14, 1:09 PM| Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com President Benigno Aquino III vowed on Thursday that the days when soldiers risked their lives with substandard and inadequate gear because of corruption are over.
'FIGHT WITH US' | Open Letter of Filipino Migrants to Pope Francis 18-Dec-14, 4:56 PM| Migrante International 'We call on you to speak in behalf of overseas Filipinos in our quest for a better life. We have experienced first-hand human and labor rights abuses and exploitation. Hear our stories and join us in our fight against modern-day slavery.'
SINOLO ANG MIC | Singer-convict should have shared use of music equipment in NBP - DOJ 17-Dec-14, 10:07 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Music recording equipment that authorities seized Monday at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) would not have caused trouble to a high-profile inmate - serving time for heading a notorious bank robbery gang - if the equipment were put there for common use of inmates, and not a single person only.
CELL PHONE EVIDENCE | Raps vs taxi driver nixed as video shows cop aggressor; driver still detained 17-Dec-14, 2:52 PM| Jeff Caparas, News5 The taxi driver detained since Friday (Dec. 12) after arguing with a policeman at NAIA 3 failed to secure his liberty Tuesday afternoon despite the dismissal of the direct assault and other charges against him by the officer.
‘The Genius of the Poor’: Brit Gawad Kalinga volunteer details journey in the PH After traveling the world, Thomas Graham finds his place among poor communities in the Philippines.
THEATER | ‘Into the Woods’ to be staged at the BGC garden ampitheater in Feb. 2015 Theater enthusiasts will be treated to a unique nature-inspired version of this Stephen Sondheim musical to be staged at BGC in early 2015.
HEALTHY LIVING | 7 tips to survive holiday binge eating 'Tis the season to be jolly and for feasting. It's also the time to watch our weight and take care of our food intake.
‘The Genius of the Poor’: Brit Gawad Kalinga volunteer details journey in the PH 15 tips to keep those Christmas pounds away HEALTHY LIVING | 7 tips to survive holiday binge eating THEATER | ‘Into the Woods’ to be staged at the BGC garden ampitheater in Feb. 2015 GALLERY | UP Lantern Parade 2014 rolls out nationalist, Filipino folklore-inspired floats ONGOING | UP Lantern Parade 2014 San Fernando Pampanga welcomes Christmas with colorful, giant lanterns