PAL to integrate International Terminal Fee effective February 1 31-Jan-15, 6:49 PM | Eric B. Apolonio,

SPEECH | Philippines can withstand headwinds in global economy 31-Jan-15, 11:31 PM | Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr., Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Japan denounces beheading of Japanese hostage Goto 01-Feb-15, 7:00 AM | Reuters (UPDATE - 5:55 p.m.) Islamic State militants said on Saturday they had killed Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, after the apparent failure of sustained international efforts to secure his release through a prisoner swap.

VIDEO | Independent peace monitors visit SAF 44 'killing field' in Mamasapano 01-Feb-15, 11:42 AM | Mon Gualvez, News5 Members of the peace process team on Saturday went to the site of the 12-hour clash that killed 44 police commandos in an MILF-controlled village here, to start gathering evidence ahead of their Feb. 7 formal parallel probe into the tragedy that stunned the nation.

PHOTO | Inferno razes Cagayan de Oro City Hall of Justice 31-Jan-15, 8:44 PM | Erwin Mascarinas, Fueled by thousands of documents and other combustible material, including live ammunition and explosives being stored as evidence, the raging inferno quickly engulfed the Hall of Justice.

VIDEO | Young, bemedaled senior police officer taking Phd course was among SAF 44 fallen heroes 30-Jan-15, 8:01 PM | Renz Ongkiko, News5 John Gary Alcantara Erana was only 28 years old but was already a senior police inspector taking a Phd course before he died in the Mamasapano firefight.

'I FEEL WHAT YOU FEEL' | Aquino tells families of SAF 44 to be strong, recounts loss of own father 30-Jan-15, 9:36 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez and Dexter San Pedro, (UPDATE 5 - 1:02 p.m.) 'Damang-dama ko ang nararamdaman ninyo (I feel what you feel),' Pres. Benigno Aquino III told the families of the SAF commandos who died in Maguindanao on Sunday as he recounted how he overcame his own grief at the assassination of his father, the late Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr.

Cop Neil Perez hopes to win Mister International pageant for SAF 44 01-Feb-15, 8:15 AM| Edwin Sallan, Unable to hide his sadness over the fate of the 44 members of the PNP-Special Action Force who perished in Mamasampano, Maguindanao on Sunday, policeman Neil Perez is dedicating to them his bid to win the Mister International pageant in South Korea.

TOXIC LOVE | Some heart-shaped pendants may bring harm, not romance - watchdog 01-Feb-15, 9:13 AM| Bracelet charms and pendants in the shape of a heart, the popular symbol of love and romance found in almost all Valentine’s gifts, may spell serious trouble for the people you care for, says watchdog EcoWaste Coalition.

MARIE YUVIENCO | Clean little hands? Fingerpointing on Mamasapano 31-Jan-15, 7:28 AM| Marie Yuvienco An argument can be made that the BBL is slated to fail because both parties have not been acting in good faith... The brains behind the Mamasapano debacle can point all the fingers they want, but they should be aware that they do so with dirty fingers.

'Please, our President, please help us' - SAF officer's widow to Aquino 30-Jan-15, 1:14 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, | With News5 Video 'To our President, we seek your help to attain justice. Please, our President, please help us,' a tearful Erica, widow of SAF Sr. Inspector Ryan Pabalinas, told Aquino at the necrological rites for the 44 slain police commandos.

End torture, extrajudicial murders by state forces - Human Rights Watch 31-Jan-15, 11:15 AM| A prominent international rights watchdog urged the Aquino administration on Saturday to 'take decisive action against torture and extrajudicial killings by the police and other state security forces.'

MAP OF MOURNING | #Fallen 44 represent Philippine archipelago's best 30-Jan-15, 7:25 PM| Filipinos observed on Friday a National Day of Mourning for the 'Fallen 44' SAF men who died in an anti-terrorist mission in Mamasapano. As map shows, it is a nation in mourning, as they come from places strewn across the archipelago, and are coming home this weekend.

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