NO 'LANDO' FOR NOW | Potential typhoon east of PH not seen entering PAR Mon, Oct 5, 2015, 6:27 AM | Rommel Rio, News 5

Oct. 5 is World Teachers' Day Mon, Oct 5, 2015, 7:38 AM |

Disabled PAL plane limits ramp space in Bohol airport, cancels 8 flights Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 7:24 PM | Eric B. Apolonio,

Pope opens synod on family; calls for welcoming Church but no gay marriage Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 10:16 PM | Philip Pullella, Reuters

Global poverty rate to fall below 10 percent for first time in 2015 - World Bank Mon, Oct 5, 2015, 10:25 AM | PNA/Xinhua The number of people living in extreme poverty around the world is likely to fall to below the 10 percent of the global population in 2015, according to a forecast released by the World Bank Sunday.

VIDEO, LENI ACCEPTS | LP formalizes Leni Robredo's VP draft Mon, Oct 5, 2015, 7:53 AM | | With Maricel Halili, News5 and Lira Dalangin-Fernandez (UPDATE 2 - 11:30 A.M.) The Liberal Party on Monday formally announced the acceptance of its vice presidential draft by Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo, whom standard bearer Mar Roxas praised for her great personal sacrifice in order to respond to the call of 'Daang Matuwid.'

NO 'LANDO' FOR NOW | Potential typhoon east of PH not seen entering PAR Mon, Oct 5, 2015, 6:27 AM | Rommel Rio, News 5 No storm is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility this week as the tropical cyclone spotted over Pacific Ocean moves toward northern Japan. But PAGASA on Monday warned of possible slides and flash floods from thunderstorms, particularly Cebu, Leyte, and Southern Leyte.

Workers' group asks: Where is govt plan for 800,000 who will lose jobs due to El Nino? Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 11:57 AM | At least 800,000 to 1 million workers in the agriculture sector may lose their jobs within the next six months of an intensified El Nino dry spell, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines-Nagkaisa (TUCP-Nagkaisa) said in a news release Sunday.

Medical aid group denies Taliban were firing from Afghan hospital hit by air strike Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 10:05 PM | Reuters Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected US air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist insurgents from an Afghan city.

'TEKA TEKA' | 65.5% of DILG disaster funds unused in Roxas term - report Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 2:48 PM| An audit report shows roughly two-thirds of disaster risk reduction and management funds that could have beefed up LGUs' preparedness went idle during the term of Mar Roxas as Interior secretary, indicating, says the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay, the former's inept leadership.

'Filipino woman' with suicide vests: PHL govt treads warily, migrants seek speedy action Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 6:25 PM| | Agence France-Presse | With Carla Lim, News5 UPDATED WITH VIDEO-Philippine authorities are treading cautiously in the case of a Filipino woman seized by Saudi authorities in a house turned into a bomb factory by a suspected Syrian terrorist, as concern rose over the case's fallout on other Filipino workers in the Kingdom.

BLOOMBERG TV PHILIPPINES | New player taps into tried-and-tested ways of reporting business Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 7:58 PM| With the Philippine economy one of the region's best performers and the 2016 leadership change drawing focus on an 'elections economy,' the debut of Bloomberg TV Philippines on Monday (Oct. 5) comes at a most fortuitous time, Cignal TV CEO Oscar Reyes says in an interview with Luchi Cruz-Valdes.

Sen. Chiz: Govt P623-billion underspending means it could afford proposed P30-billion tax cut Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 1:27 PM| Ernie Reyes, The government has underspent by P623 billion since 2011 or more than 20 times the amount that finance officials estimate would be "lost" when income taxes are lowered as proposed by Congress, Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero said Sunday.

VIDEO | Angat Dam water level rises due to rains; Maynilad defers 20-hour cut-off Sat, Oct 3, 2015, 7:12 AM| Michelle Orosa-Ople, News5 Customers of Maynilad Water Services Inc. will be spared from the 20-hour water interruption next week because the recent heavy rains brought about by tropical storm “Kabayan” resulted in a slight increase in the water levels of three major dams in Luzon.

Search, rescue operations for 71 missing Pangasinan fishermen in high gear Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 8:52 PM| Philippines News Agency The Navy and Coast Guard are now combing the West Philippine Sea in search of 71 more fishermen from Pangasinan on board 16 different fishing boats. These went missing when Tropical Storm 'Kabayan' lashed the area Oct. 1 as they were conducting deep sea fishing operations.

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