US and Arab allies launch first strikes on Islamic State fighters in Syria 23-Sep-14, 11:34 PM | Phil Stewart and Tom Perry, Reuters
Philippines courting ExxonMobil, Turkish firm to invest in upstream oil, gas exploration 23-Sep-14, 4:27 PM | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com
Scuffles as Hong Kong students escalate democracy strike 23-Sep-14, 8:27 PM | Agence France-Presse
7 companies qualify as possible manager of Mt. Apo geothermal plants' output 23-Sep-14, 3:43 PM | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com
AUDIO | Bangsamoro hearing: proponents told to clarify issues on wealth- and power-sharing 23-Sep-14, 6:45 PM | Raul Otieco, Radyo5 | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com
NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON'T | A photography lesson, courtesy of Torre de Manila 22-September-14, 06:01 PM | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
SC sacks Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong over links to Napoles 23-Sep-14, 2:27 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com | With Trish Roque, Radyo5 (UPDATE 3 - 11:40pm.) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong for gross misconduct and violations of the Judicial Code of Conduct. Ong had been tagged as contact of businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, the central figure in the PDAF 'pork barrel' scandal.
With P2-B DAP funds unaccounted for, why is Congress willing to let DBM bury DAP secrets? - Tiangco 23-Sep-14, 4:03 PM | InterAksyon.com Unfazed by his Administration peers painting him as a just a troublemaker obstructing the budget process, Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco Tuesday said that from P1.1-2.1 billion in DAP funds remained unaccounted for, and it is clear the DBM will keep stalling on his demands for full documentation.
Pope Francis wants simpler process for annulling marriages 23-Sep-14, 6:29 AM | Reuters Pope Francis has ordered a review aimed at simplifying the Church's procedures for annulments, the Vatican said on Saturday, a move that could make it easier for Catholics to end marriages.
BREAKING NEWS as of 24-Sep-14, 2:16 AM 'IT'S NOT FICTION' | Leonardo DiCaprio urges world leaders to rise to climate challengeDOJ hails recusation move of Taguig judge who granted bail to Cedric, Deniece, ZimmerUS and Arab allies launch first strikes on Islamic State fighters in SyriaIsrael shoots down Syrian warplane it says violated its Golan airspaceScuffles as Hong Kong students escalate democracy strikePhilippine property market to remain 'rosy' until 2016 -- CBREAUDIO | Bangsamoro hearing: proponents told to clarify issues on wealth- and power-sharingTrading restriction on government debt liftedJack Ma of Alibaba becomes China's richest personThe Filipiniana is queen at Makati City’s Kasuotang Pilipino fashion showRisk from government debt eases in 1QDAP LIST | Lawmakers who endorsed projects for funding, and sums involved, as culled from DBMZarate cool to Executive's 'phantom' electricity shortfallJapanese business delegation keen on investments in PhilippinesFBI widens probe of naked celebrity photos
Philippine property market to remain 'rosy' until 2016 -- CBRE Besides the BPO sector, other segments contributing to growth are retail and industrial.
Trading restriction on government debt lifted Before the policy change, tax-exempt entities couldn't trade their government debt holdings with taxable entities.
Jack Ma of Alibaba becomes China's richest person The largest stock offer in history has made Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, Chinaâs richest person with a fortune of $25 billion,
Risk from government debt eases in 1Q Japanese business delegation keen on investments in Philippines Suntrust board approves P20B capital increase Bidding for maintenance contract of LRT2 deferred yet anew PH stock market trims losses on upbeat China manufacturing data Philippines courting ExxonMobil, Turkish firm to invest in upstream oil, gas exploration 7 companies qualify as possible manager of Mt. Apo geothermal plants' output
World leaders urged to change course at UN climate summit 23-Sep-14, 1:32 PM | Carole Landry, Agence France-Presse The largest gathering of world leaders on climate change opens at the United Nations on Tuesday amid calls for action to put the planet on course toward reversing global warming.
SC rejects proposal to create 2 special Sandiganbayan divisions for pork barrel cases 23-Sep-14, 2:36 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com UPDATE 6:15PM- The Supreme Court has rejected the creation of two special division of the Sandiganbayan to handle the plunder and graft charges arising from the pork barrel scam.
SM to pull out controversial 'not rape' shirt from shelves after social media uproar 23-Sep-14, 1:53 PM| Tricia Aquino, Photo by Karen Kunawicz on Facebook After a photo of a shirt captioned "It's not rape. It's a snuggle with a struggle" being sold in a mall went viral after being posted online Monday night, mall operators said they pulled out the product and were investigating how it ended up on the shelves in the first place.
BA'T KAMI LANG? | Do lifestyle checks on all govt execs - House leader 23-Sep-14, 12:53 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Any proposal to make lifestyle checks mandatory should cover all government officials, Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II said Tuesday.
Ebola cases could hit 20,000 by Nov unless efforts vs outbreak intensified - WHO 23-Sep-14, 12:33 PM| Agence France-Presse The number of Ebola infections will triple to 20,000 by November, soaring by the thousands every week if efforts are not significantly stepped up to stop the outbreak, the WHO warned Tuesday.
PNP PIO cries foul over corruption claims vs Purisima; Poe says chief should bare his SALN 23-Sep-14, 4:17 PM| Jaime Sinapit and Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com UPDATE 7:25PM- The PNP chief is in hot water for allegedly not fully declaring his wealth in his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth.
Hacienda Luisita activist gets threats on 42nd year of Martial Law 22-Sep-14, 10:02 AM| InterAksyon.com On the 42nd anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, a poet and activist in Central Luzon got a taste of what life was like for many Filipinos under totalitarian rule.
DAP LIST | Lawmakers who endorsed projects for funding, and sums involved, as culled from DBM 23-Sep-14, 6:04 PM| InterAksyon.com Here's the list of lawmaker-proponents of DAP and the funds assigned to their projects, as culled from DBM site by the office of Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco.
Albert Andrada, Avel Bacudio to represent PH in Asia Fashion Week in Malaysia Two Filipino designers will present their latest collections at the second Mercedes-Benz STYLO Asia Fashion Week on October 20 to 22 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Filipiniana is queen at Makati City’s Kasuotang Pilipino fashion show Designers Ben Farrales, Albert Andrada, Ronaldo Arnaldo, Pablo Cabahug, Luis delos Santos, and Kaye Morales showed guests just how beautiful traditional Filipiniana could be
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The Filipiniana is queen at Makati City’s Kasuotang Pilipino fashion show Albert Andrada, Avel Bacudio to represent PH in Asia Fashion Week in Malaysia At 29th Negros Trade Fair, it’s business as usual with a passion and cause TRAVEL ABROAD | 5 things to do at HK’s Ocean Park for Halloween 2014 HOTEL OF THE WEEK | La Chevrerie Resort and Spa in Anilao, Batangas MORE PHOTOS! Bulges, butts, and bold acts at Bench’s ‘Naked Truth’ show FAMILY MATTERS | Should our young working adult share in the expenses?