PH bags 2nd, 3rd place in World Sudoku tilt, helps set world record 28-Jul-15, 12:05 PM | InterAksyon.com
Neal Cruz, veteran journalist, 85 28-Jul-15, 6:07 PM | InterAksyon.com
MEL STA.MARIA | Why we still listened to the President's SONA 28-Jul-15, 11:35 AM | MEL STA.MARIA
Environmental watchdogs take case of Canadian trash to Basel Convention secretariat 28-Jul-15, 11:22 AM | InterAksyon.com
School won't give salutatorian in viral video certificate of good moral character to enroll in UST 28-Jul-15, 11:53 AM | Philippines News Agency
6 SONAs, 2.2 hours, 12,095 words, and still no mention of FOI 27-July-15, 07:20 PM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
P3-T budget for 2016 is submitted to Congress 28-Jul-15, 4:19 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says the proposed 2016 budget will not only provide inclusive development for all Filipinos, but will likewise make this growth sustainable past 2016.
Over half of Filipino families see themselves as poor - SWS 28-Jul-15, 1:18 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Over half of Filipino families consider themselves poor, the results of the latest Social Weather Stations survey showed.
6 SONAs, 2.2 hours, 12,095 words, and still no mention of FOI 27-Jul-15, 7:20 PM | InterAksyon.com In the longest State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Philippine history, President Benigno Aquino III thanked his Cabinet, his supporters, and even the people behind his hair and wardrobe, but glaringly omitted mention of what many had deemed a cornerstone policy to institutionalize Daang Matuwid.
BREAKING NEWS as of 28-Jul-15, 11:11 PM PAL, Cebu Pacific lose bid to stop renegotiation of Philippines-UAE air agreementU.S. maintains sugar import quota for PhilippinesLibyan court sentences Gaddafi son Saif, eight other ex-officials to deathAyala Group acquires Bicol universityDavao Sasa Port PPP project draws 6 potential biddersYour share of the national debt in June: P62,984Budget Department forecasts double-digit increase in second-quarter state spending$3B ADB lending boost to help end Philippines Muslim rebellionPalace: FOI bill remains on priority list; transparency measures put in placeDOTC wants MRT-3 owner to drop raps vs. addition of 48 train carsNeal Cruz, veteran journalist, 85Aquino's SONA stats need fact-checking – MarcosChis Brown, promoter told to appear at prelim investigation July 31Poe won't let go of panel overseeing DILG if she decides to run for higher office7 million expected to join metrowide quake drill on July 30
PAL, Cebu Pacific lose bid to stop renegotiation of Philippines-UAE air agreement The Philippine air panel consented to the renegotiation despite opposition from PAL and Cebu Pacific.
U.S. maintains sugar import quota for Philippines At 142,160 metric tons, the Philippines will have the third biggest quota next to Dominican Republic and Brazil.
Ayala Group acquires Bicol university Ayala Education Inc has purchased a 60-percent stake in University of Nueva Caceres.
Davao Sasa Port PPP project draws 6 potential bidders Your share of the national debt in June: P62,984 Budget Department forecasts double-digit increase in second-quarter state spending Philippine stock index barely holds above 7,500 Asian stocks hit three-week lows as China gloom spreads Breakup of Calata, Galicia meat joint venture looms Drop in trading gains pulls down Union Bank's net income
7 million expected to join metrowide quake drill on July 30 28-Jul-15, 5:08 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com Some 7 million people are expected to participate in Thursday’s (July 30) metrowide quake drill, for which the MMDA firmed up preparations in its last meeting with business groups, state agencies and 17 local government units in the metropolis, and the diplomatic corps.
China eyes new cruise link to disputed South China Sea islands 27-Jul-15, 3:54 PM | Reuters Chinese authorities plan to start a second cruise ship link to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday, in a move that may irk Vietnam, which also claims the islets.
VP Binay scowling no more after SONA snub, rebuke; promises own speech 'in due time' 28-Jul-15, 3:26 PM| JV Arcena, News5 | InterAksyon.com A broadly smiling Vice President Binay faced the press Tuesday morning, after ignoring interview requests Monday as he left the Batasan complex, where the President's SONA thanked everyone in his Cabinet except Binay, whom he chided - without naming him - for his criticism of the administration.
Pope calls for release of Jesuit priest, Orthodox bishops abducted in Syria 27-Jul-15, 3:04 PM| Philip Pullella, Reuters Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for the release of an Italian Jesuit priest and two Orthodox bishops kidnapped in Syria two years ago, asking leaders to work for the freedom of all those abducted there.
Aquino's SONA stats need fact-checking – Marcos 28-Jul-15, 5:32 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. says the figures and statistics cited by President Aquino were surprising, 'because they seem to diverge from what we are seeing on the ground.'
DOTC wants MRT-3 owner to drop raps vs. addition of 48 train cars 28-Jul-15, 6:24 PM| Philippines News Agency Taking its cue from President Benigno S. Aquino III’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Tuesday urged the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) owner to drop its bid to stop the addition of 48 new train cars to the rail system.
Junjun Binay asks CA to resolve bid to stop suspension after Ombudsman, DILG miss deadline 28-Jul-15, 1:58 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin 'Junjun' Binay has asked the Court of Appeals to rule on his bid to stop his suspension after Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales and the Department of Interior and Local Government missed the deadline to submit their comments to his petition.
DBM: High priority, no politics in Yolanda 'build back better' effort 28-Jul-15, 2:47 PM| InterAksyon.com Budget Secretary Florencio Abad asserts that reconstruction/rehabilitation of Yolanda-affected areas is marked by 'double emphasis' on the tenets of building-back-better and rapid post-disaster aid.
From Marikina shoes to Lumban embroidery, here’s why the SONA red carpet is here to stay Besides the big-name designers, attention was also placed on the craftsmanship of local artisans.
SONA 2015 COCKTAIL MENU | No more baked ham, but there’ll be Black Angus this year The post-SONA 2015 cocktail party costs more than Php500,000.
SONA 2015 | While you were waiting: 10 scenes at the red carpet walk Here's a behind-the-scenes look at this year's SONA 2015 event.
From Marikina shoes to Lumban embroidery, here’s why the SONA red carpet is here to stay SONA 2015 FASHION | First look: Subdued and understated gowns prevail at red carpet walk SONA 2015 | While you were waiting: 10 scenes at the red carpet walk VIDEO | Take a peek at the designer gowns you'll see at SONA 2015 today SONA 2015 COCKTAIL MENU | No more baked ham, but there’ll be Black Angus this year NINJA MAMA | How to find that fountain of youth CHOW BUZZ | #MagnumNowOrNever: Good-bye, Magnum Manila Pop-up Café at SM Aura