Philippine, Vietnamese troops play soccer and sing on disputed island 28-May-15, 3:33 AM | Manuel Mogato, Reuters
DFA chief Del Rosario remains richest Cabinet member; Luistro still poorest 28-May-15, 12:41 AM | Jelly F. Musico, Philippine News Agency
Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to act on Rohingya crisis 28-May-15, 9:50 AM | Agence France-Presse
MEL STA.MARIA | Why a President is immune from suit and a Vice President is not 28-May-15, 9:05 AM | MEL STA.MARIA
More than 1,100 dead from Indian heat wave 27-May-15, 4:12 PM | Vivek Nemana, Agence France-Presse
OPEN LETTER | Lesbian mom hits 'Eat Bulaga' on 'advice' to gay dad: 'Bumalik ka sa closet!' 27-May-15, 10:09 AM | InterAksyon.com | Open Letter by Cha Roque READ MORE
ITAGA SA BATO | US affirms 'ironclad' promise to defend Philippines 28-May-15, 7:30 AM | Agence France-Presse | InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 10:09 a.m.) US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told his Philippine counterpart on Wednesday that Washington's pledge to defend the Pacific nation remains 'ironclad' and called for an end to land reclamation in the South China Sea.
UN Security Council urges end to impunity for attacks on journalists 28-May-15, 11:16 AM | Reuters The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday condemned the frequent attacks against journalists worldwide and demanded an end to the impunity enjoyed by those guilty of violent crimes against members of the press.
Poe admits Mar offered her VP slot, as she and Chiz continue talking on 2016 team-up 27-May-15, 6:26 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Grace Poe said on Wednesday she now has a clearer picture of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas's intention in talking to her recently: to run as his vice president in 2016.
BREAKING NEWS as of 28-May-15, 3:54 PM Poe urges greater women participation in governanceRidon sounds alert: Cha-cha could lead to presidential term changeAlphaland execs, Binay allies and 'dummies' no show at Makati 'parking building' probeAustralia's search for Malaysian Air MH370 under scrutinyShop like Kate Middleton: Royal houseware supplier John Lewis opens in SM MakatiUN Security Council urges end to impunity for attacks on journalistsOPINION | Why the US will fail in IraqVIDEO | Erice defends mining firm against political, environmental issuesFTW! | 'Emoji', 'meme', 'twerk' enter Merriam-WebsterPhilippine economy slows sharply in first quarter'Solar scholars' trained in disaster responseDalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to act on Rohingya crisis'HANDS OFF THE PHILIPPINES' | Nationalists to hold June 12 rally for sovereigntyMEL STA.MARIA | Why a President is immune from suit and a Vice President is notMarcos pushes naming roads after Aquinos
Philippine economy slows sharply in first quarter Pulling down growth were services and household spending.
Pacific Online renews service contract with Globe Globe provides 60 percent of Pacific Online's telecom requirements.
Mitsubishi, Chiyoda bag contract to build new Bohol airport The contract costs P4.5-billion, and construction expected to start next month.
Budget dept says spending picking up, as Philippines cuts fourth-quarter economic growth data Europe woes and U.S. rate outlook weigh on stocks, lift dollar New SMS remittance system can detect, suspend suspicious transactions on mobile money services Philippine stock index plumbs to four-month lows After decades of neglect, 84-year old MET could get a facelift IMF sees cheap-oil dividend, fiscal spending propping up Philippine economy Greece and creditors play down fears of imminent default
VIDEO | De Lima, Duterte pursue word war over Davao Death Squad 27-May-15, 8:02 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com | Marlene Alcaide, News5 Department of Justice Leila de Lima says Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte should be held criminally liable if it is proven that he has links to the Davao Death Squad.
Drilon says BBL passage unlikely in June as 12 senators agree measure 'unconstitutional' 27-May-15, 12:01 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senate President Franklin Drilon admitted on Wednesday there is little likelihood of passing the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law by Malacanang's June 11 deadline as at least 12 senators agreed that the measure is 'unconstitutional' and needs substantial revision.
Opt-in provision seen key to why many lawmakers 'opt out' of BBL 27-May-15, 5:01 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Half of the resistance to the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law could dissipate if the opt-in provision in the bill - allowing for the expansion of the Bangsamoro area five years after BBL's enactment - is removed, Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II said Wednesday.
VIDEO | Tension still grips violence-marred Caloocan demolition site; folk score solon's 'betrayal' 27-May-15, 2:15 PM| InterAksyon.com | Video Report by Jeff Caparas, News5 Tension continues to grip the Calaanan compound in Caloocan, a day after violence broke out as informal settlers faced off with SWAT teams, anti-riot police, firefighters using water cannons and a demolition crew. They were given till end of Wednesday to tear down temporary shelters they put up.
Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to act on Rohingya crisis 28-May-15, 9:50 AM| Agence France-Presse The Dalai Lama has urged fellow Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do more to help Myanmar's persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority amid a worsening migration crisis.
'HANDS OFF THE PHILIPPINES' | Nationalists to hold June 12 rally for sovereignty 28-May-15, 9:15 AM| InterAksyon.com Amid the increasing tensions triggered by China's aggressive reclamation in the disputed Spratly Islands, nationalist groups are gearing up for a what they envision as a massive rally on June 12 to assert the country's sovereignty.
Economic Cha-cha resolution hurdles 2nd reading in House 27-May-15, 5:43 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The Resolution of Both Houses No. 1 (Proposing Amendments to Certain Economic Provisions of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines Particularly on Articles XII, XIV and XVI) hurdles plenary debates one year after it was brought to the floor for discussion.
41 Pinoys on death row abroad, more than 1,000 others jailed for drugs - DFA 27-May-15, 12:22 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com At least 1,288 Filipinos abroad have been convicted for drug-related charges, including 41 on death row, an official of the Department of Foreign Affairs to the House of Representatives' committee on dangerous drugs Wednesday.
Shop like Kate Middleton: Royal houseware supplier John Lewis opens in SM Makati Bring a bit of that affordable British luxury into your home through this 150-year-old trusted UK brand.
World-renowned documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies at age 75 The photography world mourns the passing away of an icon and mentor.
Is John Lloyd Cruz quitting showbiz to become a painter like Romeo Lee? Guess who bought the painting?
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