NIA execs, 50 others face graft raps over P119-M in anomalous projects 22-Aug-14, 2:11 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com
Amid outward calm, climate of fear cements Thai military rule 22-Aug-14, 1:11 PM | Reuters
Australia defends children's detention as 'effective' deterrent vs asylum-seekers 22-Aug-14, 1:41 PM | Agence France-Presse
Man behind ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies in diving accident 22-Aug-14, 1:02 AM | Agence France-Presse
Cebu Pacific tops local carriers in on-time arrivals 22-Aug-14, 1:03 PM | Darwin G Amojelar, InterAksyon.com
AN ETERNITY IN HISTORY | The day Ninoy came home and changed our lives forever 21-August-14, 12:00 PM | Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
Manila judges, court employees join state workers' protest in SC vs BIR 21-Aug-14, 3:18 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com More groups have petitioned the Supreme Court to stop the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) from enforcing its June 2014 regulation imposing taxes on bonuses, allowances and other fringe benefits of public sector workers.
NIA execs, 50 others face graft raps over P119-M in anomalous projects 22-Aug-14, 2:11 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com The National Irrigation Administration's manager in the Caraga region and two predecessors are facing graft charges before the Office of the Ombudsman over P119 million in allegedly anomalous projects, the police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group said Friday.
Binay gets Ninoy medal of valor, counsels vs Cha-cha to clip SC power, lift term limits 21-Aug-14, 5:11 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Vice President Binay received the Ninoy Aquino Medal of Valor for his role in fighting the Marcos dictatorship, and aired his counsel against Charter changes meant to clip the SC's powers and lift term limits. He said a Senate probe of alleged Makati anomalies is driven by politics.
BREAKING NEWS as of 22-Aug-14, 3:50 PM Social Watch trains radar on audit of intelligence, confidential fundsNIA execs, 50 others face graft raps over P119-M in anomalous projectsAustralia defends children's detention as 'effective' deterrent vs asylum-seekersAmid outward calm, climate of fear cements Thai military ruleCebu Pacific tops local carriers in on-time arrivalsWidodo clears last hurdle to Indonesian presidency, reformsSenegal closes border as UN warns on Ebola flare-upPsalm blasts notice of garnishment for P60 billion employee settlement1 dead, at least 1 wounded as North Cotabato wedding turns violent - policeWEEKEND GUIDE | August 22 to 24: Global Pinoy, OPM festival, and weekend marketsJapan landslide toll feared to more than doubleADVISORY | BDO phone and mobile banking, ATM service go offline Aug. 25-26RECIPES | Chef Bal Arneson’s Yam Samosas and Berries with Spiced YogurtMalaysia falls silent in honor of returning MH17 deadCHED forms fact-finding committee on BSU field trip deaths by drowning
Cebu Pacific tops local carriers in on-time arrivals Cebu Pacific was ranked 99th out of 313 airlines worldwide in on-time arrivals.
Psalm blasts notice of garnishment for P60 billion employee settlement The caretaker agency of National Power Corp moved to block the notice of garnishment issued on the company's accounts to satisfy P60 billion worth of…
ADVISORY | BDO phone and mobile banking, ATM service go offline Aug. 25-26 BDO will shut down its ATM machines, Internet and phone banking services from 11:30 p.m. on August 25 to 5 a.m. on August 26 for…
More than 1 million fishermen now tagged for gov't incentives Customs seizes Harbor Star tugboat SLOW TRAIN TO NOWHERE? Queues at MRT3 grow longer after gov't lowers speed limit BusinessMirror confirms owner acquires biggest stake in RPN9 Isuzu PH mulls local assembly of D-Max X-Series 'Sin' tax collections exceed 1H target Congestion at Manila's ports easing, says PPA
Plunder, graft raps filed vs Cayetano couple, Taguig officials 20-Aug-14, 5:51 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 6:45 p.m.) The convenor of the Philippine Association for Advancement of Civil Liberties charged the Cayetanos and Taguig city councilors with allegedly spending PDAF funds for ghost projects and hiring ghost employees.
Filipino sailor one of 2 persons tested for Ebola says Togo health exec - Reuters report 21-Aug-14, 9:50 PM | InterAksyon.com A Filipino is one of the two persons being tested for Ebola according to a health official in the Western African country of Togo, Reuters reported Thursday.
MANNY'S ROUND | SC halts Court of Tax Appeals, BIR, in tax case vs Pacquiao 20-Aug-14, 5:39 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com The Supreme Court has stopped enforcement of the Court of Tax Appeals ruling ordering Manny Pacquiao to to post P3 billion in cash bond as condition for suspending the collection of the deficiency income taxes and VAT slapped on him by the BIR for the years 2008 and 2009.
What's P9B for Metro Manila irrigation? Groups alarmed, but Kiko Pangilinan explains 21-Aug-14, 4:04 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com A peasant group on Thursday raised questions on the P9.9-billion irrigation budget for Metro Manila in the 2015 outlay, but Secretary Francis Pangilinan clarified that the fund will not be used for irrigation projects in the metropolis but for the countryside.
SLOW TRAIN TO NOWHERE? Queues at MRT3 grow longer after gov't lowers speed limit 22-Aug-14, 8:57 AM| Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Longer queues and travel time greet passengers at the MRT3 after the DOTC reduced the train system's speed limit following the accident last August 13.
DOJ announces completion of draft of New Criminal Code 21-Aug-14, 4:19 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says the completion of work on the Code will enhance the administration of justice in the country while also updating the antiquated Revised Penal Code.
Malaysian militants bought bomb material for planned attack: official 21-Aug-14, 2:30 PM| Reuters The plan, which an official said was at 'discussion' stage, would be the first time Southeast Asian militants inspired by Islamic State are seeking to launch a major attack at home.
'Terrorists' help US in battle against Islamic State in Iraq 22-Aug-14, 4:48 AM| Isabel Coles, Reuters Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq - a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists.
RECIPES | Chef Bal Arneson’s Yam Samosas and Berries with Spiced Yogurt Add a dash of vibrant flavors to your everyday dishes with the help of the Spice Goddess
WEEKEND GUIDE | August 22 to 24: Global Pinoy, OPM festival, and weekend markets Show some pride by shopping for Philippine-made items and watching an all-Filipno ballet this weekend.
CHOW BUZZ I The best of ‘ASEAN Culinary Delights’ at the Makati Shang ASEAN dishes are the star in a cookbook and an ongoing food festival at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel.
WEEKEND GUIDE | August 22 to 24: Global Pinoy, OPM festival, and weekend markets RECIPES | Chef Bal Arneson’s Yam Samosas and Berries with Spiced Yogurt What’s Papa Jack doing in Ballet Manila’s 19th season performance? CHOW BUZZ I The best of ‘ASEAN Culinary Delights’ at the Makati Shang 5 reasons to grab your eco-bag now and rush to Robinsons Malls’ Red Hot Sale PET LIFE | The Mating Game: 8 Do’s and Don’ts of Canine Coupling Melissa Yeung’s Earth Kitchen: Healthy cuisine built on love for the indigenous