California wildfire in national forest threatens at least 1,600 homes 18-Sep-14, 12:45 AM | Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters
'DAP-LIST'| DBM beats deadline, but does it (finally) answer critics' questions? 17-Sep-14, 6:55 PM | InterAksyon.com
VP Binay cannot be forced to appear in Makati probe: Drilon 18-Sep-14, 12:20 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com
Virginity worth $5,000, rules court in China 17-Sep-14, 10:32 PM | Agence France-Presse
PNOY IN PARIS | Aquino in two-day official visit to France, meets Hollande 17-Sep-14, 9:14 PM | Philippines News Agency
BENJAMIN DE LA PENA | Dream of that 'Metro Manila Subway' - but fix the bus system first! 17-September-14, 02:19 PM | Benjamin de la Pena READ MORE
Sen. Miriam opposing 'sub-state' provision in Bangsamoro law, says it's unconstitutional 18-Sep-14, 12:51 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Saying it is unconstitutional, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has served notice she will oppose any provision in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law which will constitute the creation of a sub-state when Congress finally tackles the measure.
Senate, House want Palace, DOE to specify what they need to lick power crisis 17-Sep-14, 11:13 AM | Ernie Reyes and Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 3:26 p.m.) Senate President Franklin Drilon and House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II want Malacanang and the Department of Energy to spell out the parameters of the emergency powers Pres. Benigno Aquino III has asked Cognress to grant him.
DFA to pursue claims vs US for Tubbataha Reef damage 17-Sep-14, 11:24 AM | InterAksyon.com A day after the Supreme Court rejected the petition for a Writ of Kalikasan in connection with the damage caused by a United States ship to the Tubbataha Reef, the Department of Foreign Affairs said it would continue to pursue the Philippines' claims for damages.
BREAKING NEWS as of 18-Sep-14, 5:35 AM Disgruntled Frenchwoman pays taxes with 30 kilos of small changeUkraine PM tells army to be on full battle alert despite ceasefireChimps are natural-born killers, say scientistsVIDEO | Deniece Cornejo posts P500-K bail but fails to get release orderChinese envoy says North Korea's Kim Jong Un may visit Beijing: YonhapTaiwan shows force in biggest naval exercise in 25 yearsSen. Miriam opposing 'sub-state' provision in Bangsamoro law, says it's unconstitutionalCalifornia wildfire in national forest threatens at least 1,600 homesVP Binay cannot be forced to appear in Makati probe: DrilonVIDEO | Scots' support for independence lags on eve of referendumVirginity worth $5,000, rules court in ChinaPNOY IN PARIS | Aquino in two-day official visit to France, meets HollandeFrance detains six people suspected of recruiting jihadistsVP Binay says policy consistency, competitive taxation key to mining industry growthPHOTO | Aquino now in Paris, lays wreath at Arc de Triomphe
VP Binay says policy consistency, competitive taxation key to mining industry growth According to Binay, the Tampakan copper-gold project remains hostage to the inconsistency between national law and local ordinances.
Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report sia's billionaires led by Chinese tycoons enjoyed the fastest increase in their wealth this year compared to their peers in the rest of the world,…
Philippine gov't should bankroll planned LNG terminal -- IFC exec According to the IFC, governments in other countries took the lead in building their liquefied natural gas receiving terminals.
Building a subway will solve congestion at MRT3, says Japanese expert August sales of car importers' group up 26 pct TV5 allotting up to P700M for shift to digital TV PH stock market advances for a second session Meralco backs bid to make permanent WESM secondary price cap Boulevard Holdings to revive construction of Puerto Galera resort A. Brown sells shares in Monte Oro to Apex Mining
'DAP-LIST'| DBM beats deadline, but does it (finally) answer critics' questions? 17-Sep-14, 6:55 PM | InterAksyon.com A day after he drew flak from Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco for submitting incomplete documentation on lawmakers through whose offices projects were coursed for the DAP, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad announced the posting of the complete list of projects, beating a deadline set by Congress.
VP Binay says policy consistency, competitive taxation key to mining industry growth 17-Sep-14, 8:43 PM | Orti Despuez, InterAksyon.com According to Binay, the Tampakan copper-gold project remains hostage to the inconsistency between national law and local ordinances.
US govt should be held liable for Tubbataha Reef damage under Tort Law - Miriam 17-Sep-14, 3:47 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Lending strong support to the move by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said the US government should be held liable, not through a writ of Kalikasan, but under Tort Law, for the damage caused to Tubbataha Reef by a US Navy vessel.
US monitoring recruitment of Pinoys to Islamic State - Ambassador Goldberg 16-Sep-14, 11:41 AM| Pots de Leon, InterAksyon.com Following reports that some Filipinos are joining the Islamic State, United States Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg on Monday said the US and the Philippines are "very closely" monitoring the recruitment of Filipinos to the jihadist group based in Iraq and Syria.
Ombudsman not rushing to file next batch of pork barrel scam cases 17-Sep-14, 5:13 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The Office of the Ombudsman is not in a hurry to file the next batch of cases against officials involved in the pork barrel scam as it wants to ensure that cases are airtight, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales said Wednesday.
Food importers to recall Taiwanese goods over gutter oil contamination - FDA 17-Sep-14, 9:53 AM| Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com The Food and Drug Administration said importers and distributors have agreed to recall goods sourced from Taiwanese companies that are believed to have been tainted with recycled waste oil, also known as gutter oil.
VIDEO | 8 areas around Mayon under state of calamity; 12,000 evacuated 17-Sep-14, 1:40 AM| Jun Loyola, News5 | Manuel Mogato, Reuters A state of calamity was declared in eight areas surrounding Mount Mayon as more than 12,000 people from around the foot of the Philippines’ most active volcano were forcibly evacuated a day after authorities warned of a possible eruption.
Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report 17-Sep-14, 6:48 PM| Agence France-Presse sia's billionaires led by Chinese tycoons enjoyed the fastest increase in their wealth this year compared to their peers in the rest of the world, a report said Wednesday.
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