Deadline for BBL passage moved to June but lawmakers see changes, impose conditions 03-Mar-15, 11:51 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Marlene Alcaide and Roices Naguit, News5
VIDEO | Baguio-bound bus falls into ravine in Benguet 03-Mar-15, 4:34 PM | Laila Chikadora, News5
Senate subpoenas SMS records of Mamasapano players; Smart pledges cooperation 03-Mar-15, 10:36 AM | InterAksyon.com
POISON IN YOUR MAKEUP |Skin whiteners pollute homes with deadly mercury – EcoWaste 03-Mar-15, 10:00 AM | InterAksyon.com
Energy department grants indefinite extension of Forum Energy's work program in Recto Bank 03-Mar-15, 11:41 AM | InterAksyon.com
BBL does not guarantee peace in Mindanao: peace panel chair Ferrer 02-Mar-15, 11:43 PM | Bobby Q. Labalan, Philippine News Agency
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Prompt Special Forces operation thwarts ASG bomb plot in Basilan 03-Mar-15, 3:40 PM | Jaime Sinapit and Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com Philippine Army operatives acted on a tip received one day earlier to break up an Abu Sayyaf cell that was preparing to blast improvised explosive devices in Lamitan City.
Worsening displacement from 'all-out' offensive vs BIFF alarms ARMM rights body 03-Mar-15, 8:01 AM | InterAksyon.com The worsening displacement of civilians in Maguindanao province by the 'all-out offensive' against the BIFF has prompted the ARMM's human rights commission to remind government of its 'obligations' to protect the innocent.
LOOK | Feverish Jolo 'deteriorating,' develops pneumonia, cries upon seeing Bong Revilla 03-Mar-15, 5:25 PM | Video report by Mon Gualvez, News5 (UPDATE 5 - 11 p.m.) It was an emotional meeting between father and son. Jolo Revilla could not help but cry upon seeing Sen. Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr., on Tuesday at the Asian Hospital in Muntinlupa City.
BREAKING NEWS as of 04-Mar-15, 4:08 AM Hillary Clinton may have broken federal record-keeping laws: NY TimesPrince William scores with football diplomacy in ChinaAFP now pursuing 5 foreign terrorists in cahoots with Basit UsmanChina investigates second top military officer for graft - sourcesFilm on 2012 Delhi gang rape stokes debate on Indian male mindsetLong-term paracetamol use poses risk, says studyNAKNAMPUSA | This island in Japan has more cats than peopleBusinessmen call for focus in final push for reforms before Aquino steps downLondoner believed to be IS executioner 'Jihadi John' condemned 9/11 attacks - recordingRep. Ridon urges House to probe false dietary supplement adsDOJ warns the public about rising 'sextortion' casesJV Ejercito: Mamasapano exposes potential red flags in fast tracking BBLAPEC opens 2-day meet on financial inclusionING sees Philippine inflation picking up as electricity reserves narrow this summerDrilling at Red Bank suspended as PH pursues int'l arbitration over territorial dispute with China
Businessmen call for focus in final push for reforms before Aquino steps down Businessmen called for more attention on manufacturing, agribusiness and mining, as well as the lifting of restrictive economic provisions of the Constitution.
APEC opens 2-day meet on financial inclusion The dialogue includes government officials, business executives and civil society representatives.
ING sees Philippine inflation picking up as electricity reserves narrow this summer ING's forecast assumes no major downturn in oil prices.
Ayala Land's mid-market subsidiary to launch 10 projects this year San Miguel signs up France's Matiere to build new section of NAIA Expressway Power plant operators favor reflecting cost of ILP in consumers' electricity bills Canada's St. Augustine secures key environmental permits for Philippine copper-gold project Philippine stock market up a second day on Wall Street rally Budget department requires gov't agencies to itemize lump sum funds in 2016 spending plan PLDT sets modest growth forecast after 2014 profit slips
'SANA ANG HULING PIKIT N'YA DOON SA KAMA N'YA' | Kin seek house arrest for Enrile 03-Mar-15, 8:44 AM | Video report by Ina Zara, News5 The family of Juan Ponce Enrile is appealing to the anti-graft court to allow the 91-year-old ailing senator to be put under house arrest.
Deadline for BBL passage moved to June but lawmakers see changes, impose conditions 03-Mar-15, 11:51 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Marlene Alcaide and Roices Naguit, News5 Leaders of both chambers of Congress have agreed to move to June their deadline for passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, but the measure is likely to undergo major revisions while some lawmakers insist on the MILF's compliance with three conditions in the wake of the Mamasapano incident.
Lawmakers assail decision in the House to 'archive' Mamasapano probe 03-Mar-15, 4:43 PM| Lira Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Bayan Muna partylist Representative Neri Colmenares said they suspect that discontinuing the inquiry could be part of an effort of Malacanang to "cover up" the debacle in Maguindanao Province.
NCRPO warns public vs scammers raising funds 'for SAF-44' 03-Mar-15, 12:21 AM| Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com The chief of the National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) has warned the public against falling for scammers who exploit the public's admiration for the 44 police commandos killed in Mamasapano by soliciting funds supposedly for their families.
Puerto mayor says Comelec halted signature verification in recall, but video shows him disrupting it 02-Mar-15, 4:52 PM| InterAksyon.com (UPDATED 11: 03 P.M.) A YouTube video showing an angry Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron disrupting Comelec's validation of signatures in a recall petition against him has gone viral. The mayor claimed in an earlier statement that Comelec had arbitrarily suspended its verification proceedings.
VIDEO | 10,000 families homeless as 12-hour fire guts Parola area in Tondo 03-Mar-15, 9:56 AM| Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | Video Report by Jen Calimon, News5 Up to 10,00 families were rendered homeless by a 12-hour fire that swept through some 5,000 houses made of light materials at the Parola Compound in Tondo, Manila, Monday.
QUESTIONS | Was Napenas just harping on lack of support in Mamasapano, or teasing truth from AFP? 02-Mar-15, 8:55 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Retired Commodore Rex Robles of RAM fame wondered if Napenas wasn't trying to tease from the military brass a tacit acknowledgement that there were, possibly, orders tending to stand them down.
10 YEARS OF TOBACCO CONTROL | Gains in ASEAN counted, but risks remain as Big Tobacco targets youth 02-Mar-15, 3:58 PM| InterAksyon.com ASEAN countries have come a long way in strengthening laws and regulations to advance tobacco control in the region in the first decade since the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) came into force, but more remains to be done as Big Tobacco continues to target millions of youth.
STYLE SMARTS | Belleza Brides: Making wedding gown decisions simpler and budget-friendly Dove continues its campaign in making Filipinas feel and look beautiful with the latest improvements in its haircare line.
HOTEL OF THE WEEK | Camaya Coast Hotel in Bataan Spend a quick getaway from the city in this emerging vacation destination.
NINJA MAMA | Use history lessons to teach your children how to be peacemakers Teaching history lessons lets your kids understand the concept of two ideals: peace and freedom.
STYLE SMARTS | Belleza Brides: Making wedding gown decisions simpler and budget-friendly STYLE SMARTS | Belleza Brides: Making wedding gown decisions simpler and budget-friendly HOTEL OF THE WEEK | Camaya Coast Hotel in Bataan REFLECTION | Jesus transfigured: 'Listen to God through prayer' NINJA MAMA | Use history lessons to teach your children how to be peacemakers WEEKEND GUIDE | February 27 to March 1: Fireworks, plays, and a historical exhibit 'Sining Saysay': First of its kind exhibit of murals paint a thousand stories on Philippine history