Sex traffickers 'using Facebook' to lure victims 26-Nov-14, 6:37 AM | Agence France-Presse
Vietnam warships visit Philippines amid South China Sea dispute with China 26-Nov-14, 4:56 AM | Manuel Mogato, Reuters
Belmonte defends House version of 2015 national budget, says it's 'pork-free' 26-Nov-14, 4:20 AM | Philippine News Agency
Scuffles break out as Hong Kong clears part of protest site 25-Nov-14, 10:45 PM | Venus Wu, Reuters
Summary deportation order issued earlier against 9 convicted Chinese poachers: BI 26-Nov-14, 1:49 AM | Ferdinand G. Patinio, Philippine News Agency
THE 'REPRIVATE' OF THE PHILIPPINES | Or why Metro Manila continues to deteriorate 24-November-14, 03:35 PM | Jorge Mojarro, Special to InterAksyon.com READ MORE
SC declares, after 2 ordinances and one decade: Pandacan oil depot must go 25-Nov-14, 3:20 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com UPDATE 4 - 8:40 P.M.- The Supreme Court ordered the relocation of the oil depot in Pandacan, where 3 big petroleum companies store their products, ending a protracted battle of ordinances enacted during two different city administrations. Incumbent Joseph Estrada and ex-mayor Lito Atienza cheered it
IBAHIN MO ANG SENADO | Chiz says Senate budget version has no 'minefields' as Miriam fears 25-Nov-14, 5:05 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Saying the Senate budget version must be distinguished from that passed by the House of Representatives earlier, Senator Francis Escudero has disputed Senator Miriam Santiago's description of the 2015 money bill as a veritable 'minefield' of lump sums with an illegal definition of 'savings.'
AGAIN? | AFP, DOH in another apparent breach of Ebola quarantine protocol 25-Nov-14, 4:16 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Four UN remaining peacekeepers who arrived from Ebola hotspot Liberia were whisked away to AFP Medical Center in V. Luna in Quezon City instead of Caballo Island, where their comrades are undergoing a 21-day quarantine.
BREAKING NEWS as of 26-Nov-14, 6:59 AM WARNING | Ilang bahagi ng Mindanao, Visayas pinag-iingat sa flashfloods, landslidesSex traffickers 'using Facebook' to lure victimsVietnam warships visit Philippines amid South China Sea dispute with ChinaBelmonte defends House version of 2015 national budget, says it's 'pork-free'Extreme El Nino weather stunted growth of Peruvian childrenTurkey and all the drippings: rain, snow may snarl US holiday travelChina looms over South Asian summit in the HimalayasSummary deportation order issued earlier against 9 convicted Chinese poachers: BIMerkel hits diplomatic dead-end with PutinSierra Leone Ebola burial workers dump bodies in protest over unpaid hazard allowancesSt. Louis suburb smolders after racially charged riotsIslamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces near Baiji refineryScuffles break out as Hong Kong clears part of protest sitePSG man, brgy chief get life terms for rape of girl inside Malacanang compoundEbola crisis may result in more hunger - UNDP report
Four companies firm up interest in Philippine capital's south transport terminal project The four are Ayala Land, Datem, Filinvest Land and Megawide.
Philippines, EFTA free-trade talks begin next year EFTA groups Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
PH chief economist says government under spending weighed on third-quarter results Third-quarter growth benefited from consumer spending and exports, as well as from industry and services.
PNB secures Bangko Sentral approval for fresh fundraising Metro Pacific, San Miguel may square off for Cavite-Laguna Expressway rebidding Global Power taps Finland's Poyry for expansion of Iloilo coal plant Profit taking cuts short Philippine stocks rally US to help finance Philippine policy-making in energy sector Puregold to open as many as 20 convenience stores under Lawson brand by January Asian shares slip, oil edges down ahead of OPEC
NOT MADE FOR MAR | P13-B budget for water, housing isn't pork barrel for DILG chief - LP 25-Nov-14, 5:36 PM | InterAksyon.com LP secretary general Mel Senen Sarmiento has dismissed allegations by Senators Miriam Defensor Santiago and Ferdinand Marcos II that the P13-billion appropriation for water services and housing under the DILG was a pork barrel for Sec. Mar Roxas, to boost his projection for 2016.
China defies US call to stop island project in South China Sea 25-Nov-14, 12:23 AM | Sui-Lee Wee, Reuters China on Monday hit back at "irresponsible remarks" from the United States which has called on Beijing to stop a land reclamation project in the disputed South China Sea that could be large enough to accommodate an airstrip.
Bucor, prison guards earn death threats in face of NBP drug clampdown 25-Nov-14, 7:39 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Justice Secretary Leila de Lima disclosed that the threats intensified after NBP officials seized firearms and about 100 grams of shabu in a raid inside the national penitentiary two weeks ago.
Scuffles break out as Hong Kong clears part of protest site 25-Nov-14, 10:45 PM| Venus Wu, Reuters Scuffles erupted after Hong Kong authorities cleared part of a pro-democracy protest camp in the bustling district of Mong Kok on Tuesday following a court order to reopen a road, with several demonstrators taken away in police vans.
Marcos twits Dinky on P3.12-B training, scholarship budget for DSWD 25-Nov-14, 7:11 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Marcos said it appears that the budget item in question could be better lodged with the Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education.
2 admin party stalwarts open to having 2016 standard-bearer outside LP 25-Nov-14, 5:20 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com At least two stalwarts of the Liberal Party are open to the possibility of having a standard bearer from outside LP, but said the prospective candidate must continue President Benigno III's tuwid na daan (straight path) advocacy.
Poll watchdog asks Comelec to blacklist Smartmatic, 'mere reseller' of machines, technology 24-Nov-14, 7:02 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com A watchdog group on Monday formally asked the Commission on Elections to blacklist Smartmatic from participating in all poll-related projects, citing alleged misrepresentation and various violations of Philippine election laws.
SC upholds Comelec decision to unseat ER Ejercito as Laguna governor 25-Nov-14, 4:22 PM| Brian Maglungsod and Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 2 - 7:17 p.m.) The Supreme Court has upheld the decision of the Commission on Elections to unseat Emilio Ramon "ER" Ejercito as governor of Laguna.
SM North EDSA makes the green switch to solar-powered energy, other SM malls to follow Solar Philippines and SM Prime Holdings in partnership with Solar Philippines lead the way in utilizing solar energy for a greener environment.
HOTEL OF THE WEEK | Boracay Uptown Hotel in Boracay Island Spacious rooms, a spa, and a pool with an amazing view of the island's famous white-beach area and blue sea spell the perfect Boracay holiday!
CHOW BUZZ I November cool openings: Bistro du Vin and Farmacy Ice Cream and Soda Fountain A French neo-bistro and an adult-friendly take on the good ole soda fountain are just two of the must-try new dining destinations this month.
CHOW BUZZ I November cool openings: Bistro du Vin and Farmacy Ice Cream and Soda Fountain HOTEL OF THE WEEK | Boracay Uptown Hotel in Boracay Island SM North EDSA makes the green switch to solar-powered energy, other SM malls to follow NINJA MAMA | 5 local and thoughtful Christmas gift ideas for busy moms REFLECTION | ‘What you do to the least of your brothers, you do unto me’ Green mango cheesecake, chorizo pizza, halo-halo in California Pizza Kitchen’s new menu After the Japanese katsu craze, here’s Tokyo Tonteki’s tender and juicy pork loin steak