Nine-month Sin Tax collections surpass goal for entire 2014 19-Dec-14, 10:28 AM | Rain Castro, InterAksyon.com
PH among nations with biggest risk of online infection — Kaspersky 19-Dec-14, 10:19 AM | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com
Fallout from Bilibid fiasco cuts into political prisoners' visitation rights 19-Dec-14, 8:21 AM | InterAksyon.com
Sony hack a 'serious natl security matter' - US 19-Dec-14, 7:55 AM | Michael Thurston and Jerome Cartillier, Agence France-Presse
Teacher nabbed for rape of Grade 6 student 19-Dec-14, 7:10 AM | Jaime Sinapit and Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com
Clinton vs Bush, again? Is US democracy becoming a family affair? 18-December-14, 03:36 AM | Agence France-Presse READ MORE
Pemberton booked but not arraigned, to remain detained in Camp Aguinaldo 19-Dec-14, 1:37 AM | Ansbert Joaquin, InterAksyon.com | JV Arcena, Radyo5 (UPDATE 6 - 11:56 a.m.) US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton was presented to the Olongapo regional trial court Friday morning and was booked but his expected arraignment did not push through after the court decided to first hear a motion he filed to suspend proceedings against him.
'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.'
Ping to 'slowly fade away' as Yolanda rehab gets underway 19-Dec-14, 10:15 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson said he is preparing to exit his job as head of the Office of the Presidential Assistant on Rehabilitation and Recovery as the implementation of the rehabilitation plan for areas devastated by super typhoon Yolanda gets underway.
BREAKING NEWS as of 19-Dec-14, 4:35 PM Hong Kong tycoon, former official guilty of corruptionCHOW BUZZ I 15 holiday savory picks for your last-minute gift-giving and party needsASEAN laptop market hits $2.2-BCOCKTALES | Unionbank shares make multi-million stocking stuffersPNP readies preventive measures vs trigger-happy cops on X'mas, New YearVIDEO | 3D printed cookies just in time for ChristmasPH files criminal rap vs Kuwait employer of OFW killed by lionCAAP issues NOTAM for Pope's four-day visit this JanuaryGlobe, PLDT interconnect landline services in Ilocos SurPHOTO | Underground workers' group rallies in downtown Manila to mark CPP's 46thLeaked CIA document reveals setbacks of targeted killings8 children found dead in house in Australian cityCirtek taps Metrobank for fresh debtCosco board approves share buybackCebu Pacific offers range of check-in options for holiday travel rush
Globe, PLDT interconnect landline services in Ilocos Sur The interconnection removes the need for long-distance charges when calls are made between subscribers of the two networks.
Cirtek taps Metrobank for fresh debt The semiconductor firm signed a $10-million note facility arrangement with the George Ty-owned lender.
Cosco board approves share buyback The holding firm of Lucio Co is buying back up to P1 billion worth of shares.
Cebu Pacific offers range of check-in options for holiday travel rush Regulator orders telcos to prepare networks for holiday surge in calls, data use BPI to open select branches during Christmas holiday Nine-month Sin Tax collections surpass goal for entire 2014 Asian stocks extend bounce on Wall Street, Fed cheer Oil tumbles after brief rebound; Brent back below $60 Wall St. has best second-day gain since 2011 on Fed optimism
Military COPDs are 'offensive operations' and will be targeted - Mindanao Reds 18-Dec-14, 5:33 PM | InterAksyon.com Communist rebels in Mindanao called the Community Organizing for Peace and Development program 'part of the offensive military operations of the Philippine Army' and, unless included in the month-long truce declared by the government, will be considered 'legitimate military targets' of the NPA.
US, Cuba announce historic thaw in ties 18-Dec-14, 12:16 AM | Reuters (UPDATED - 8:00 p.m.) 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.
Fallout from Bilibid fiasco cuts into political prisoners' visitation rights 19-Dec-14, 8:21 AM| InterAksyon.com The scramble to tighten security measures in jails after the discovery of luxury cells and amenities for privileged convicts at the National Bilibid Prison appears to have cut into visitation rights for political prisoners.
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.
PHOTO | Underground workers' group rallies in downtown Manila to mark CPP's 46th 19-Dec-14, 12:35 PM| InterAksyon.com Workers of the Revolutionary Council of Trade Unions and other underground organizations under the National Democratic Front of the Philippines staged a lightning rally in downtown Manila Friday morning to mark the 46th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines.
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.
Sony hack a 'serious natl security matter' - US 19-Dec-14, 7:55 AM| Michael Thurston and Jerome Cartillier, Agence France-Presse The cyber attack that forced Sony Pictures to scrap a comedy about North Korea is a 'serious national security matter,' the White House warned Thursday, threatening an 'appropriate response.'
WEEKEND GUIDE | Dec. 19 to 21: Hi-5, Ogie and Regine, and more bazaars! Mark your holiday calendars as the season gears up for lots of concerts, bazaars, and Christmas lighting festivals.
CHOW BUZZ I 15 holiday savory picks for your last-minute gift-giving and party needs Here are some of the season's best savory options that'll surely bring wow points on this year's holiday table.
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.
CHOW BUZZ I 15 holiday savory picks for your last-minute gift-giving and party needs WEEKEND GUIDE | Dec. 19 to 21: Hi-5, Ogie and Regine, and more bazaars! TIPS | How to ensure safety of toys as gifts? Rescue5 shares some notes ‘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