Chinese journalist, lawyer win Magsaysay award 31-Jul-14, 6:08 AM | Agence France-Presse
Milky Weigh: scientists take weight of the galaxy 31-Jul-14, 5:42 AM | Agence France-Presse
237 residents evacuated from sinkhole area in north Cebu islet 31-Jul-14, 1:33 AM | Eddie Barrita, Philippine News Agency
PRC releases new schedules for board exams for teachers, physicians, sanitary engineers 30-Jul-14, 10:40 AM | InterAksyon.com
VIDEO | Motorcycle riders protest impending ordinance requiring 'plaka vest' 30-Jul-14, 7:19 PM | Kaye Imson, News5
'PERA MO, BANTAYAN MO' | 10 parts of the P2.6-trillion 2015 budget to examine, especially post-DAP 30-July-14, 07:49 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
Congress to 'legalize' DAP through resolution, supplemental budget - Drilon 30-Jul-14, 3:39 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Jelly F. Musico, PNA UPDATE 8:18PM- Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Wednesday that Congress will effectively legalize the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) by approving a joint resolution or supplemental budget defining the utilization of savings within a fiscal period.
Palace touts 'inclusive growth' mantra as it sends P2.6-trillion 2015 budget to House 30-Jul-14, 4:56 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The 2015 budget will advance inclusive growth and sustain the reforms that support development, the Executive said Wednesday, as it submitted the proposed money measure to Congress, devoting the biggest share to economic services and social protection and welfare.
PRIORITY BILLS | Palace wish list to Congress includes FOI, extension for CARP notice 30-Jul-14, 4:36 PM | Dexter San Pedro, InterAksyon.com At least 20 priority bills, including the Freedom of Information bill and one extending the period to issue notice of coverage for lands to be covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program, are on the Executive's 'wish list' sent to the 16th Congress, which buckled down to work Wednesday.
BREAKING NEWS as of 31-Jul-14, 11:17 AM MARIE YUVIENCO | SONA ValuationDFA assures repatriation from Libya ongoingIMI more than triples 2Q profit on strong demand in telecom, auto and storage markets1,500-hectare banana plantation established at Ampatuan massacre sitePHOTO | Luxury phone case maker reveals how the upcoming iPhone 6 might look likeSlump in power, banking businesses pull down Aboitiz Group's earningsAfter slamming carnage at UN school, US says it restocked Israel's ammoU.S. economy back on track with strong second-quarter reboundFormer aide to Britain's Prince Philip charged with sex abuseNABABAHALA | K-12 to cause 86,000 teachers and 15,000 non-teaching staff to lose jobs by 2016SLIDING INTO SECTARIAN WAR | Shi'ite militia executes, hangs up 15 Sunnis in Iraq town squareEurope, Asia on alert as medical group says Ebola outbreak 'out of control'Tropical storm Inday to bring more rains over Luzon, VisayasDrug-resistant malaria spreading fast in Southeast AsiaTAMAD BA ANG PINOY? Rizal quotes a Chinoy in 'On the Indolence of the Filipinos'
IMI more than triples 2Q profit on strong demand in telecom, auto and storage markets Ayala-led electronics manufacturer IMI saw second-quarter profit surge on strong demand in telecom, auto and storage devices markets.
Slump in power, banking businesses pull down Aboitiz Group's earnings A sharp fall in the income contribution of its power and banking businesses weighed on Aboitiz Equity Venture's profit.
U.S. economy back on track with strong second-quarter rebound The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the second quarter as consumers stepped up spending and businesses restocked.
PRE-SONA LETTER | It ain't over 'til it's over, as biz groups outline what still needs to be done Gov't trims borrowing in 1H Cirtek seals acquisition of wireless products manufacturer Fresh from debt sale, RCBC plans P4.5B rights offering BSP inflation forecast for June: 4.1-4.9 pct Award of LRT1 Cavite project to Ayala-MPIC joint venture likey this week -- DOTC PH stock market tests 6,900-mark anew
Filipina nurse kidnapped, raped in Libya's Tripoli: medics, security 31-Jul-14, 3:01 AM | Agence France-Presse Unknown gunmen kidnapped and raped a Filipina nurse Wednesday in the Libyan capital, medics and security officials said.
VIDEO | Alert Level 2 raised on 3 W. African countries over Ebola outbreak 30-Jul-14, 4:08 PM | Shawn Yao, News5 The Deparment of Foreign Affairs has raised Alert Level 2 on three West African countries where the continuing rise in deadly Ebola cases has caused serious concern among international health agencies.
AFP chief douses coup talk as troop movements fuel jitters 30-Jul-14, 6:32 AM| Ernie Reyes, Thom Andrade and Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com | Philippine News Agency (UPDATE 3 - 4:32 p.m.) Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff General Gregorio Catapang on Wednesday doused talk started by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV about a supposed coup plot against Peresident Benigno Aquino III, saying: 'There is no intelligence report on that.'
Senate repeals law vs premature marriage; okays 4 bills 30-Jul-14, 8:02 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Citing the need to uplift the welfare and dignity of women and curb discrimination against them, the Senate on Wednesday approved a measure deleting from the statute books the Crime of Premature Marriage under Article 351 of the Revised Penal Code.
Meralco mulls conversion of Atimonan natural gas project to coal 30-Jul-14, 1:10 PM| Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com Meralco Powergen Corp is mulling the conversion of its liquefied natural gas project in Quezon to a coal-fired power facility.
DOH reports 494 new HIV cases in June 31-Jul-14, 4:10 AM| Sweetie dela Torre, Philippine News Agency The Department of Health on Thursday reported there were 494 new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases in June 2014, a 15 percent increase compared to the 431 recorded in the same period last year.
AN APPEAL FOR GAZA | ICRC invokes the humanitarian imperative: Stop the killing! 30-Jul-14, 2:02 PM| Jacques de Maio, ICRC head of delegation in Israel and the occupied territories The human cost is simply too high. Too many women and children are wounded, dying or damaged in their minds and bodies. This is not about who is to blame for not respecting this or that specific rule of war, or even about whether the expected military advantage outweighs the collateral damage.
Philippines to propose no action to raise tension in sea disputes 30-Jul-14, 5:31 AM| Manuel Mogato, Reuters The Philippines will propose a freeze on all activity that raises tension in disputed waters in the South China Sea as part of a three-part plan at a regional security meeting next month, Manila's foreign minister said on Tuesday.
6 SONA fashion statements that got our attention (plus, check what they wore last year) In a sea of designer finery at the SONA red carpet walk, here are six outfits that stood out either because of the inspiring or…
The Krissy-Junjun kiss and 7 other SONA 2014 scenes that they didn’t show you on TV Enough of Nancy Binay's gowns, here are other scenes you missed last Monday.
VIDEO | This will save your life: 6 ways to avoid being held up in a public transport Transport experts share tips on how to avoid being a victim of a holdup in a public vehicle, particularly a UV shuttle.
VIDEO | This will save your life: 6 ways to avoid being held up in a public transport The Krissy-Junjun kiss and 7 other SONA 2014 scenes that they didn’t show you on TV 6 SONA fashion statements that got our attention (plus, check what they wore last year) New resto partners Tony Boy Cojuangco and Chef Bruce Lim open Rustique Kitchen CHOW BUZZ I Visiting chef from Mugaritz at Gallery Vask; Huaiyang Cuisine at Shang Palace HOTEL OF THE WEEK | FX Hotel Taipei Nanjing East Rd. in Taiwan SONA RED CARPET FASHION | Send in the gowns!