DOH: Implementing rules for cigarette graphic health warnings out before March Mon, Feb 8, 2016, 7:40 AM | Leilani S. Junio, Philippines News Agency
Abu Sayyaf Group frees 3-year-old boy captive in Sulu Mon, Feb 8, 2016, 6:18 AM | Teofilo P. Garcia Jr., Philippines News Agency
SOLUTION TO METRO TRAFFIC? Kalye Share plus DOST's Hybrid Electric Road Train Mon, Feb 8, 2016, 8:18 AM | Ma. Cristina C. Arayata, Philippines News Agency
Malaysia's new Twitter police target critics of PM Najib Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 9:26 PM | A. Ananthalakshmi, Reuters
TOGETHER IN ELECTRIC DREAMS | Chinese market electrifying for ‘green’ cars Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 10:58 PM | Julien Girault, Agenge France-Presse
EL NINO SUICIDE | Maguindanao farmer, depressed by failed harvest, hangs self 05-February-16 08:05 AM | Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
Roy Seneres dies of cardiac arrest: media reports Mon, Feb 8, 2016, 9:51 AM | InterAksyon.com OFW Family party-list Rep. Roy Seneres, who withdrew his candidacy for president on Friday, died of cardiac arrest due to complications from diabetes at 8 a.m. Monday.
NO WORK, NO PAY | Not so happy Chinese New Year for daily wage earners Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 6:46 PM | Philippine News Agency The 'no work, no pay' policy will apply on Monday, the Chinese New Year declared a special non-working holiday by Malacanang, 'unless there is a favorable company policy, practice, or collective bargaining agreement,' Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said.
OOPS! | Lumbia airport to serve as depot for rescue, not military, equipment, Palace clarifies Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 6:37 PM | Philippine News Agency Lumbia airport in Cagayan de Oro will not be used as a US military depot but as a facility to store equipment for rescue operations during calamities, Malacanang said Sunday.
BREAKING NEWS as of Mon, Feb 8, 2016, 9:59 AM Roy Seneres dies of cardiac arrest: media reportsUS hopeful Argentina can reach deal with holdout creditors13 female OFWs in Iraqi fire identified: PH embassy in IraqSOLUTION TO METRO TRAFFIC? Kalye Share plus DOST's Hybrid Electric Road TrainDOH: Implementing rules for cigarette graphic health warnings out before MarchThousands brave freeze at Turkey border as Syria warns Riyadh, AnkaraFOCUS | As Big Oil shrinks, boards plot different paths out of crisisAbu Sayyaf Group frees 3-year-old boy captive in SuluAlgerian lawmakers adopt constitutional reformsHamas armed wing says it executed one of its own membersDeadly air strike hits hospital in east Libya - medicTurkey will not 'abandon Syrian refugees to death' - deputy PMMarco Rubio falters in presidential debate, offering hope to Republican rivalsNASA's deep space rocket to launch small satellites in first flightTOGETHER IN ELECTRIC DREAMS | Chinese market electrifying for ‘green’ cars
US hopeful Argentina can reach deal with holdout creditors The United States voiced optimism Sunday that Argentina will be able to settle its long debt battle with "holdout" creditors, following a landmark offer from…
FOCUS | As Big Oil shrinks, boards plot different paths out of crisis As oil and gas companies cut ever-deeper into the bone to weather their worst downturn in decades, boards have adopted contrasting strategies to lead them…
New breed of investors embrace China's white-knuckle ride A new breed of small investor is riding China's rollercoaster stock markets, looking for a quick buck and thriving on the volatility that has sent…
China forex reserves fall almost $100B in January China grapples with contradictions over currency Unpaid and angry, some Chinese workers ditch holidays to protest Meralco to hike electricity rate by P0.42/kWh End-January 2016 GIR level reaches $80.16B Banks' NPL ratio improves amid growth in loans 200,000 more Maynilad customers in 2015
HIV-positive worker wins labor discrimination case vs celebrity hairstylist, to get P600,000 Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 11:15 AM | InterAksyon.com The National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) has found popular hairstylist Ricky Reyes and his business associate guilty of discrimination and unlawful termination of their employee: a 47-year-old HIV-positive hairdresser.
Fewer PWDs registered to vote in May Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 3:22 PM | Maria Feona Imperial and Lala Ordenes, VERA Files Despite efforts of the Commission on Elections and civil society to get eligible persons with disabilities to register, vote and do it with ease, the number of registered voters with disabilities for the May elections has slipped 14 percent from the 2013 polls.
PHOTO | DFA exec: It’s 13, not 14, female OFWs killed in Iraq fire Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 9:03 AM| InterAksyon.com The number of overseas Filipino workers who were killed in the Capitol Hotel fire in Erbil, Iraq is 13, not 14, Philippine charge d'affaires to Baghdad Elmer Cato said in his Facebook page.
North Korea launches rocket, Japan takes no action as rocket passes Okinawa Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 9:40 AM| Agence France-Presse, Philippines News Agency, Xinhua (UPDATE 2, 1:20 p.m.) North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday morning in defiance of warnings from the US and South Korea, Seoul's military said.
Digong heads to PNoy's bailiwick, Tarlac, for final pre-campaign sortie Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 5:02 PM| InterAksyon.com Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte heads into President Benigno Aquino III's home province Tarlac on Monday for his final sortie before the presidential campaign officially reels off on February 9, Tuesday.
Bam Aquino wants stiffer fines vs erring telcos Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 4:11 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV has filed a bill imposing stiffer penalties on erring telecommunications firms, part of his advocacy for better Internet service in the country.
TAIWAN QUAKE, WITH VIDEO | More pulled out alive, about 120 people still trapped in rubble Sun, Feb 7, 2016, 1:54 PM| J.R. Wu, Reuters Rescuers pulled more survivors from a collapsed apartment tower in Taiwan on Sunday and kept searching for about 120 people still believed trapped in the rubble a day after a strong earthquake shook the island.
No kissing, experts warn after finding Zika in saliva, urine Sat, Feb 6, 2016, 12:10 PM| Pedro Fonseca, Reuters Scientists identified the Zika virus in the saliva and urine of two infected patients, a top Brazilian biomedical research institution said on Friday, prompting its president to urge pregnant women not to kiss strangers just as local carnival celebrations begin.
WEEKEND CHEF | Heirloom bread recipes from Chef Gene Gonzalez’s new cookbook Learn to bake classic Filipino bakery favorites like Ensaimada Pampangueña, Pan de Hangin, and Triangulos.
WEEKEND GUIDE | February 5 to 7: Travel Tour Expo and Chinese New Year celebrations Enjoy the long break as we welcome the Year of the Fire Monkey. Here’s where you can relax and bond with friends and family this…
DINING GUIDE | At Marco Polo Ortigas, Lung Hin presents auspicious set menus for Chinese New Year Welcome the Lunar New Year with two lavish 10-course set menus representing good fortune and good health are available.
WEEKEND CHEF | Heirloom bread recipes from Chef Gene Gonzalez’s new cookbook WEEKEND GUIDE | February 5 to 7: Travel Tour Expo and Chinese New Year celebrations DINING GUIDE | At Marco Polo Ortigas, Lung Hin presents auspicious set menus for Chinese New Year Welcome home, Pia! Netizens share the excitement of meeting Miss Universe 2015 Paris catwalks rediscover their cavalier swagger IN PHOTOS | Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach shines as ‘the people’s queen’ in homecoming parade Plan your 2016 trips: Back-to-back Travel and Trade Expo at SMX on February 5 to 7