TODAY'S HEADLINES

Ombudsman files fresh set of PDAF raps vs 6 more solons, ex-DA chief Yap, Napoles 23-Oct-14, 11:17 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has ordered the filing of criminal charges against six more congressmen, former agriculture secretary Arthur Yap and businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles, for alleged misuse of millions in Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), or pork-barrel.

Coordination lapse bugs Trillanes ocular of Batangas property 23-Oct-14, 3:15 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com |With Ruel Otieco, Radyo5 UPDATE2, 11:42 P.M.-Poor coordination work by the staff of Senator Antonio Trillanes with businessman Antonio Tiu's camp resulted in the bungled ocular inspection trip to the estate being linked to Vice President Jejomar Binay. The tour pushed through later, with Tiu himself meeting Trillanes.

VIDEO | Laude's kin, German lover apologize to AFP for camp breach; 2nd autopsy eyed 23-Oct-14, 7:39 PM | Patricia Mangune, News5 The family of Jeffrey 'Jennifer' Laude and the slain transgender woman's German lover have apologized to the Armed Forces of the Philippines for breaching a facility inside Camp Aguinaldo where Laude's suspected killer, US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton, was being detained.

VIDEO | COA report damns DAP, but Palace firm in defense; Tiangco wants DAP solons to 'bare all' 23-Oct-14, 6:32 PM | InterAksyon.com | With Video Report by Jove Francisco, News5 The President and his people defended DAP anew this week after a COA report showed some P2.4 billion in DAP monies had been wasted by GOCCs. The Palace insisted DAP helped the economy. But UNA leader Rep. Toby Tiangco said COA's report should prod all solons who benefited from DAP to account for it.

ALMOST 1 YEAR AFTER | Ibon data show slow govt response in Yolanda-affected areas 23-Oct-14, 3:55 PM | InterAksyon.com Almost a year after super typhoon Yolanda hit the country, government efforts for the recovery of the affected areas are moving very slowly, said research group Ibon.

MAGHUGAS NG KAMAY KONTRA EBOLA | DOH reminds everyone how to wash hands properly 23-Oct-14, 10:54 AM| InterAksyon.com In its campaign against the spread of Ebola, the Department of Health has urged the public, especially health care workers, to wash hands properly.

Joker: Pemberton case highlights PH faith in US security commitments 23-Oct-14, 4:29 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Ex-senator Joker Arroyo says the US government's efforts to stymie full custody by Philippine authorities over Marine Pfc Joseph Scott Pemberton, the main suspect in the Jeffrey Laude killing, shows lack of faith in the Philippine justice system. He doubts the future of other VFA commitments.

LTFRB, MMDA clash over Uber, Tripid, taxi apps 23-Oct-14, 5:15 PM| Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com The operation of car service apps has become the issue why the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) clashed anew.

FOCUS | UAE domestic workers slave for 21 hours on average, eat moldy bread - HRW report 23-Oct-14, 5:36 PM| Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Southern Leyte resident Marelie Brua is a volunteer in areas affected by typhoon Yolanda, where she monitors incidents of gender-based violence and spreads awareness about the realities domestic workers face when they work abroad.

PH embassy in US to trafficked Filipino teachers: Don't be afraid, come to us, we will help you 23-Oct-14, 3:11 PM| InterAksyon.com The Philippine embassy in Washington DC is calling on some 500 undocumented Filipino teachers in the United States who were victimized by illegal recruiters to step out of the shadows so they could be assisted in securing immigration relief and in going after those who victimized them.

12 ways the DOH, other gov't agencies are preparing for Ebola Virus Disease 22-Oct-14, 5:54 PM| Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com The Department of Health, Department of Foreign Affairs, World Health Organization, and related agencies on Wednesday detailed their preparations for the Ebola threat before the Senate Committee on Health, even as they subdued fears about the West African outbreak by painting a clear picture of the disease.

 
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