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‘NO’ TO MARTIAL LAW EXTENSION | Sen. Drilon: Factual basis, 150-day extension don’t meet Charter requirements

Drilon: We are one with the Filipino people in supporting the military’s efforts to neutralize the Maute extremists at the soonest possible time. With the facts presented to us, however, we are confident that our military will be successful in resolving the crisis for a period of time shorter than the end of the year.

‘NO’ TO MARTIAL LAW EXTENSION | Sen. Bam Aquino explains his vote

Here's Sen. Bam Aquino explaining his "No" vote: Tatlong tanong po ang naging paggabay sa akin upang makaabot sa desisyong ito. Unang una, makakaantala ba ang paglimita sa 60 days sa operations ng AFP at sa ating mga sundalo. Clearly Mr. President, hindi naman ito makakaantala sa kanila at buo naman ang suporta natin sa AFP from the beginning.

THE VOTES VS MARTIAL LAW EXTENSION | Risa Hontiveros: We are a chamber of lawmakers, not Duterte’s echo chamber

Here's Sen. Hontiveros on her "No" vote: And so, because I have not seen any evidence that Martial Law offers any distinct strategic advantage to our soldiers in their fight against the Maute terrorists that other laws cannot offer, and because I cannot trust a government that has played God with the lives of 8-12 thousand Filipinos to wield Martial law judiciously, I vote no.

WORLD

US Army sergeant accused of trying to help Islamic State

A US Army sergeant stationed in Hawaii has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to Islamic State, allowing the case to move to a federal trial without a preliminary hearing, officials said on Saturday.

Spy agency was client of Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr.

The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia's FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters show.

Sean Spicer resigns as White House spokesman

Sean Spicer, who has been serving in a dual role for President Donald Trump as press secretary and communications director, abruptly resigned on Friday.

BUSINESS

Tugade, Lopez spar over TNVs at Davao biz meet

The issue of what government should do about Transport Network Vehicle Services, such as Uber and Grab, had Cabinet secretaries debating the matter in front of leading businessmen in Davao City Friday.
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BDO Nomura bullish as more investors turn to online stock trading

MANILA - BDO Nomura, the joint venture company between BDO Unibank and Nomura Holdings of Japan, said Friday that online stock trading in the...

WATCH | Amid P900-M fraud probe, Gokongwei firm keeps trust in George Ty’s Metrobank

From one tycoon to another. The Gokongwei-owned Universal Robina Corp. affirmed Friday its confidence that George Ty's Metrobank will do right by URC and other parties that may have been among the victims of a scam allegedly perpetrated by a bank executive who has since been arrested.

OPINION

Drilon: We are one with the Filipino people in supporting the military’s efforts to neutralize the Maute extremists at the soonest possible time. With the facts presented to us, however, we are confident that our military will be successful in resolving the crisis for a period of time shorter than the end of the year.

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ENTERTAINMENT

SALAMAT, SOXIE | Remembering Soxie Topacio, artist and entertainer

InterAksyon pays tribute to Topacio with a look back at some of the more recent phases of his life and career.

What’s next in line for Wency Cornejo? Tonight, a reunion with other voices of the ’90s

Now 50, he has been happily residing in Davao, running a food business, and raising his teenage son with his partner.

SPORTS

Eugene Phelps’ game-winner rescues Phoenix against Alaska

Prolific import Eugene Phelps scored a go-ahead layup at the buzzer to lift the Phoenix Fuel Masters to a pulsating 95-93 win over the...

Yeng Guiao says there’s no reason to celebrate as NLEX bags rare win streak

In a display of confidence, NLEX Road Warriors coach Yeng Guiao headed straight to the press room, where winning coaches are interviewed, right after...

NLEX off to 2-0 start in Govs’ Cup after beating Kia

The NLEX Road Warriors got off to a rousing start to their Oppo PBA Governors' Cup campaign as they improved to 2-0 early in...

LIFESTYLE

MOTORING

Toyota to mass produce electric vehicles in China by 2019

Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported.

Tugade, Lopez spar over TNVs at Davao biz meet

The issue of what government should do about Transport Network Vehicle Services, such as Uber and Grab, had Cabinet secretaries debating the matter in front of leading businessmen in Davao City Friday.

Nissan shares Intelligent Mobility vision at ASEAN EV & Hybrid Summit

MANILA, PHILIPPINES -- Nissan has detailed its comprehensive and far-reaching Intelligent Mobility plan at the first ASEAN Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Summit, which was...

TECH

Toyota to mass produce electric vehicles in China by 2019

Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported.

Epson launches new business inkjet printers to empower the enterprise

Epson Philippines recently introduced to the market the company’s latest printing innovations for the local medium to large enterprise segment.