TODAY'S HEADLINES

MANNY'S ROUND | SC halts Court of Tax Appeals, BIR, in tax case vs Pacquiao 20-Aug-14, 5:39 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com

VIDEO | Mayor Binay, accuser face off in Senate Blue Ribbon hearing 20-Aug-14, 5:00 PM | Mae Anne Los Banos, News5

PAGASA to buy an atomic clock worth P50 million 20-Aug-14, 3:28 PM | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

EXCLUSIVE | BusinessMirror owner acquires majority stake in RPN9 20-Aug-14, 5:15 PM | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com

Aquino names SolGen Jardeleza to SC 20-Aug-14, 10:15 AM | Dexter San Pedro, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 2 - 1:12 p.m.) President Benigno Aquino III has appointed Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

ISIS claims beheading of American journalist 20-Aug-14, 7:10 AM | With reports from Reuters, Agence France-Presse, and CNN Jihadists have beheaded a freelance American journalist in the Middle East, western media reported on Wednesday morning, Manila-time, citing a video posted by Islamic State extremists on the Internet.

VIDEO | Mayor Binay, accuser face off in Senate Blue Ribbon hearing 20-Aug-14, 5:00 PM | Mae Anne Los Banos, News5 The Senate Blue Ribbon committee opened controversial hearings on the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall Building 2, with the complainants in the same case before the Office of the Ombudsman reiterating their key allegations. Mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Binay defended the project.

Despite Ebola outbreak, 4 Pinoy missionaries choose to stay, serve people in Sierra Leone 19-Aug-14, 10:05 PM | Philippine News Agency Four Filipino missionaries opted to stay and continue to serve the people in Sierra Leone, West Africa despite the Ebola virus outbreak there.

MANNY'S ROUND | SC halts Court of Tax Appeals, BIR, in tax case vs Pacquiao 20-Aug-14, 5:39 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com The Supreme Court has stopped enforcement of the Court of Tax Appeals ruling ordering Manny Pacquiao to to post P3 billion in cash bond as condition for suspending the collection of the deficiency income taxes and VAT slapped on him by the BIR for the years 2008 and 2009.

Rep. Gonzales: Savings redefinition bill hangs in balance 20-Aug-14, 12:30 PM| Lira Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The Majority Leader said copies of the proposed bill have been shared with the leaders of the party coalition to seek their opinion, but no lawmaker has yet expressed interest in sponsoring the bill.

DOH month-long 2nd-dose immunization to cover 13-M kids vs measles, rubella and polio 19-Aug-14, 4:38 PM| Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com The Department of Health (DOH) will embark starting Sept. 1 on a month-long supplemental immunization drive meant to protect 13 million children against measles, rubella and polio.

Drilon: DAP issue drags gov't spending growth to 2% per quarter 19-Aug-14, 6:32 PM| Lira Fernandez and Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com The Senate President urges the Executive Department to ensure that government agencies spend their budget in a timely manner but at the same time without going against the ruling of the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of DAP.

5 students on educational tour drown, 2 missing while crossing Bulacan river 20-Aug-14, 9:11 AM| Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 3:05PM) The body of a female student was recovered Wednesday morning, bringing to five the number of the confirmed dead in Tuesday's drowning at the Madlum river in Barangay Barangay Sibul, San Miguel, Bulacan.

VIDEO | Mayor Binay, accuser face off in Senate Blue Ribbon hearing 20-Aug-14, 5:00 PM| Mae Anne Los Banos, News5 The Senate Blue Ribbon committee opened controversial hearings on the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall Building 2, with the complainants in the same case before the Office of the Ombudsman reiterating their key allegations. Mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Binay defended the project.

VIDEO, OUT OF LIBYA | By land routes, boat, or plane, OFWs make their long way home 19-Aug-14, 7:10 PM| Carla Lim, TV5 It was a long journey home for hundreds of overseas Filipino workers repatriated at the weekend from Libya via Malta. Marking the exodus were stories of two children separated from their mother in the war, a nurse and her baby leaving her husband behind, and an OFW who went missing in Malta.

 
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