JESSICA ZAFRA | From Benghazi to Ate Vi: The Uses of Cheese Fri, Feb 5, 2016, 2:14 PM | JESSICA ZAFRA
COCKTALES | Japan-funded sewer project hits blockage in BF Homes, Multinational Village Fri, Feb 5, 2016, 2:26 PM | Victor C. Agustin
Sen. Miriam Santiago: How healthy? How wise? Thu, Feb 4, 2016, 9:23 PM | Pancho Blanco, InterAksyon.com
Dismissed NPO exec assigns self, 5 other sacked officials, to ballot printing task Thu, Feb 4, 2016, 7:05 PM | Erwin Tulfo and Jerico Javier, News5
EL NINO SUICIDE | Maguindanao farmer, depressed by failed harvest, hangs self Fri, Feb 5, 2016, 8:05 AM | Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com
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'DAPAT MA-CARMMA' | Martial-law victims kick off drive to stop return of Marcoses to Palace Thu, Feb 4, 2016, 4:51 PM | Diego Mora, InterAksyon.com Victims and relatives of people imprisoned, tortured or disappeared during the Marcos dictatorship met Thursday with civil libertarians and human rights advocates to start a campaign to prevent the Marcoses from returning to Malacañang, amid a surge in the ratings of Bongbong Marcos.
Drilon: Unless acted upon in May, Senate set to archive Mamasapano, MRT reports Thu, Feb 4, 2016, 7:26 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com With the adjournment of the legislative session, the Mamasapano and MRT committee reports are not yet part of the Senate action and will be archived unless the Upper Chamber acts on it in May, Senate President Franklin Drilon says.
VIDEO | Ombudsman orders filing of charges against Binays, et al over carpark bldg mess Fri, Feb 5, 2016, 3:16 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | News5 Charges of graft, malversation and falsification of public documents are filed before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the controversial P2.2 billion construction of the Makati carpark building.
BREAKING NEWS as of Sat, Feb 6, 2016, 6:08 AM WITH VIDEO | US and allies aim to track North Korean rocket; launch window from MondayComelec clarifies ban on gov't workers engaging in partisan political activitiesBishop Pabillo expresses dismay over Palace refusal to dismiss misbehaving NPO officialsThe fight for SSS pension hike will not stop, says militant lawmakerWikiLeaks founder Assange should walk free: UN panelGerman spy agency says ISIS sending fighters disguised as refugeesJapanese volcano erupts; nearby nuclear plant unaffectedSyrian rebel commander says northern Aleppo countryside 'totally encircled'SIGURADONG PANALO | 27 bets for top provincial posts running unopposedMeralco to hike electricity rate by P0.42/kWhRoy Señeres tries to withdraw from 2016 presidential contestVIDEO | Poe-Chiz tandem to kick off campaign at Plaza Miranda, QuiapoEnd-January 2016 GIR level reaches $80.16BBanks' NPL ratio improves amid growth in loansSC: Pregnant PAL pilot illegally dismissed in 1998 strike
Meralco to hike electricity rate by P0.42/kWh The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) said it will increase the overall rate of its electricity prices by P0.42 per kilowatthour (kWh) to P8.82 per kWh…
End-January 2016 GIR level reaches $80.16B The country's gross international reserves (GIR) stood at US$80.16 billion as of end-January 2016, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. announced…
Banks' NPL ratio improves amid growth in loans The ratio between the gross non-performing loans (NPLs) of universal and commercial banks (U/KBs) and their total loan portfolio (TLP) stood at 1.77 percent as…
200,000 more Maynilad customers in 2015 US small businesses boost hiring in January, but cite problem finding qualified workers NGCP schedules 12-hour power interruption in parts of Mindanao Sunday NEDA Board okay for LRT-7 to lapse Feb. 19; San Miguel's next move awaited Pacific Rim nations sign US-led TPP amid protests UN expert: TPP 'fundamentally flawed' Ayalas, SMC group, MPIC join 2 foreign firms buying bid documents for North-South Railway
Guanzon wants Comelec's rule on substitutions ‘revisited’ Thu, Feb 4, 2016, 10:37 PM | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com For Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon, the pertinent rules and laws should be "revisited" to prevent a repeat in the substitution of candidates as what happened in the case of presidential aspirant and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte with Martin Diño.
30 YEARS AFTER | JPE says EDSA spirit has evaporated like bubbles Fri, Feb 5, 2016, 3:54 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senate Minority Floor Leader Juan Ponce Enrile tells the weekly Kapihan sa Senado the people power anniversary should not be celebrated on February 25, when everything was all said and done, but on the 22nd, the day he and other rebels came out to defy the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos.
Brazil Zika cases raise concern of virus transmission beyond mosquitoes Fri, Feb 5, 2016, 1:29 AM| Anthony Boadle, Reuters Two cases of Zika being transmitted through blood transfusions were reported in Brazil on Thursday, adding to concerns over the virus that has been linked to severe birth defects and is typically spread through mosquito bites.
US says open to patrols with Philippines in waters disputed with China Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 6:40 PM| Karen Lema, Reuters The United States is open to the possibility of joint naval patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, a US diplomat said on Wednesday, stressing it would continue to exercise "freedom of navigation" in the disputed waters.
KAMPANYA NA | UNA, LP gear up for official poll campaign, eye top bets' bailiwicks as first stop Fri, Feb 5, 2016, 1:29 PM| Ina Zara, News5 | with a report by Ruel Otieco, Radyo5 Expect election sorties to be more frequent, intense, and revealing, and often entertaining as the official campaign period for national positions begins on Tuesday, February 9.
Sen. Miriam Santiago: How healthy? How wise? Thu, Feb 4, 2016, 9:23 PM| Pancho Blanco, InterAksyon.com From mid-October up to December 31, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago hasn't ventured out of Metro Manila to woo votes. Did she, having recovered from cancer, find traveling too tiring? Or is she really intent on conducting her campaign online?
House adjourned to prevent a 'circus,' says Majority leader, but Colmenares says fight 'not over' Thu, Feb 4, 2016, 12:16 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 1:58 p.m.) The leadership of the House of Representatives adjourned its last session before breaking for the election campaign to prevent the attempt to override the presidential veto of the proposed P2,000 increase in Social Security System pensions from turning into a 'circus.'
REWARDING DAY FOR 'THE PUNISHER' | Comelec junks all DQ cases vs Duterte Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 5:16 PM| Jet Villa and Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com | Maricel Halili, News5 UPDATED WITH VIDEO- The Commission on Elections Wednesday dismissed all disqualification cases against Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, in a unanimous decision that clears all obstacles to his presidential run.
WEEKEND CHEF | Heirloom bread recipes from Chef Gene Gonzalez’s new cookbook Learn to bake classic Filipino bakery favorites like Ensaimada Pampangueña, Pan de Hangin, and Triangulos.
WEEKEND GUIDE | February 5 to 7: Travel Tour Expo and Chinese New Year celebrations Enjoy the long break as we welcome the Year of the Fire Monkey. Here’s where you can relax and bond with friends and family this…
DINING GUIDE | At Marco Polo Ortigas, Lung Hin presents auspicious set menus for Chinese New Year Welcome the Lunar New Year with two lavish 10-course set menus representing good fortune and good health are available.
WEEKEND CHEF | Heirloom bread recipes from Chef Gene Gonzalez’s new cookbook WEEKEND GUIDE | February 5 to 7: Travel Tour Expo and Chinese New Year celebrations DINING GUIDE | At Marco Polo Ortigas, Lung Hin presents auspicious set menus for Chinese New Year Welcome home, Pia! Netizens share the excitement of meeting Miss Universe 2015 Paris catwalks rediscover their cavalier swagger IN PHOTOS | Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach shines as ‘the people’s queen’ in homecoming parade Plan your 2016 trips: Back-to-back Travel and Trade Expo at SMX on February 5 to 7