WALANG PASOK | Class suspensions for Thursday, September 18, 2014 18-Sep-14, 8:46 AM | InterAksyon.com
Storm warning raised as 'Mario' forecast to make landfall over Cagayan 18-Sep-14, 9:06 AM | InterAksyon.com
VP Binay cannot be forced to appear in Makati probe: Drilon 18-Sep-14, 12:20 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com
VIDEO | Major eruption feared as restive Mayon remains quiet for now 18-Sep-14, 4:40 AM | Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan, Philippine News Agency | Jun Loyola, News5
Virginity worth $5,000, rules court in China 17-Sep-14, 10:32 PM | Agence France-Presse
BENJAMIN DE LA PENA | Dream of that 'Metro Manila Subway' - but fix the bus system first! 17-September-14, 02:19 PM | Benjamin de la Pena READ MORE
Sen. Miriam opposing 'sub-state' provision in Bangsamoro law, says it's unconstitutional 18-Sep-14, 12:51 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Saying it is unconstitutional, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has served notice she will oppose any provision in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law which will constitute the creation of a sub-state when Congress finally tackles the measure.
Senate, House want Palace, DOE to specify what they need to lick power crisis 17-Sep-14, 11:13 AM | Ernie Reyes and Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 3:26 p.m.) Senate President Franklin Drilon and House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II want Malacanang and the Department of Energy to spell out the parameters of the emergency powers Pres. Benigno Aquino III has asked Cognress to grant him.
Storm warning raised as 'Mario' forecast to make landfall over Cagayan 18-Sep-14, 9:06 AM | InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 5 - 11:03 a.m.) Public storm warning signal No. 1 has been raised over Catanduanes, Isabela, Aurora and Cagayan as the state weather bureau predicted tropical storm 'Mario' (international name: Fung-Wong) would make landfall on the northern tip of Luzon
BREAKING NEWS as of 18-Sep-14, 11:34 AM Japan exports knocked by weak U.S. shipments, hurt economic recoveryFOCUS | Asia's rising tobacco epidemicIranian leader mocks US refusal to send troops vs Islamic StateDengue outbreak declared in Sta. Rita, PampangaDollar surges to six-year peak on yen, Tokyo stocks cheerEastern Samar's Oras town receives DILG's Seal of Good Housekeeping awardIslamic State ordered 'demo killings' in Australia, says premierFed renews zero rate pledge, but hints at steeper rate hike pathTexas executes woman who starved child to deathSiblings kidnap university staff for refusing to agree to arranged marriage in Zambo SurStorm warning raised as 'Mario' forecast to make landfall over CagayanWALANG PASOK | Class suspensions for Thursday, September 18, 2014STYLE SMARTS | The best lipstick shades for FilipinasBook on Typhoon Haiyan to be launched in NovemberMindanao LGUs seek access to climate adaptation funds
Japan exports knocked by weak U.S. shipments, hurt economic recovery Japanese exports dropped 1.3 percent last month.
Dollar surges to six-year peak on yen, Tokyo stocks cheer Elsewhere in Asia, market reaction was more guarded on fears that the Fed's stance would drive away funds from emerging markets.
Fed renews zero rate pledge, but hints at steeper rate hike path The US central bank also announced a further $10 billion cut in its monthly bond-buying program as scheduled.
VP Binay says policy consistency, competitive taxation key to mining industry growth Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report Philippine gov't should bankroll planned LNG terminal -- IFC exec Building a subway will solve congestion at MRT3, says Japanese expert August sales of car importers' group up 26 pct TV5 allotting up to P700M for shift to digital TV PH stock market advances for a second session
'DAP-LIST'| DBM beats deadline, but does it (finally) answer critics' questions? 17-Sep-14, 6:55 PM | InterAksyon.com A day after he drew flak from Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco for submitting incomplete documentation on lawmakers through whose offices projects were coursed for the DAP, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad announced the posting of the complete list of projects, beating a deadline set by Congress.
VP Binay says policy consistency, competitive taxation key to mining industry growth 17-Sep-14, 8:43 PM | Orti Despuez, InterAksyon.com According to Binay, the Tampakan copper-gold project remains hostage to the inconsistency between national law and local ordinances.
US govt should be held liable for Tubbataha Reef damage under Tort Law - Miriam 17-Sep-14, 3:47 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Lending strong support to the move by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said the US government should be held liable, not through a writ of Kalikasan, but under Tort Law, for the damage caused to Tubbataha Reef by a US Navy vessel.
PIA ON 'PHOTOSHOP' CLAIM | Don't trivialize protest vs Torre De Manila 17-Sep-14, 5:33 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Pia Cayetano hit back at property developer DMCI, which she said trivializes public protests against its Torre De Manila project by saying photographs showing the building intruding into the view of the Rizal Monument were photoshopped. Cayetano wondered if she was being referred to.
Ombudsman not rushing to file next batch of pork barrel scam cases 17-Sep-14, 5:13 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The Office of the Ombudsman is not in a hurry to file the next batch of cases against officials involved in the pork barrel scam as it wants to ensure that cases are airtight, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales said Wednesday.
Food importers to recall Taiwanese goods over gutter oil contamination - FDA 17-Sep-14, 9:53 AM| Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com The Food and Drug Administration said importers and distributors have agreed to recall goods sourced from Taiwanese companies that are believed to have been tainted with recycled waste oil, also known as gutter oil.
VIDEO | 8 areas around Mayon under state of calamity; 12,000 evacuated 17-Sep-14, 1:40 AM| Jun Loyola, News5 | Manuel Mogato, Reuters A state of calamity was declared in eight areas surrounding Mount Mayon as more than 12,000 people from around the foot of the Philippines’ most active volcano were forcibly evacuated a day after authorities warned of a possible eruption.
Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report 17-Sep-14, 6:48 PM| Agence France-Presse Asia's billionaires led by Chinese tycoons enjoyed the fastest increase in their wealth this year compared to their peers in the rest of the world, a report said Wednesday.
Book on Typhoon Haiyan to be launched in November A Typhoon Haiyan survivors gives his never been told eyewitness account of the disaster and what transpired in Tacloban City after.
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#ComeOutForLove calls on non-LGBTs to share stories of coming out, acceptance LGBT advocacy group Task Force Pride encourages non-LGBTs to show their support by sharing stories of coming out, acceptance, and bravery.
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