VIDEO, SCHOOL BUS SHORTAGE AVERTED | LTFRB halts order to replace units 15 years and older 29-May-15, 9:50 PM | Mon Gualvez, News5
Grace Poe signs Koko report; VP dismayed, denies allegations went unanswered 29-May-15, 5:27 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Video Report, Maeanne Los Banos
Two Filipinos win in prestigious HIPA photography awards 29-May-15, 9:30 PM | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon.com
COCKTALES | Another casino rising, right in the heart of gridlocked Manila 29-May-15, 2:22 PM | Victor C. Agustin
Myanmar blasts UN for being 'singled out' over migrant crisis 29-May-15, 1:06 PM | Agence France-Presse
VIDEO, K to 12 BOOST | No turning back, says PNoy as he belittles protests 29-May-15, 03:26 PM | Gerard dela Pena, News5 | InterAksyon.com | Video Report by Fritzie Cabial READ MORE
Hotel with Filipino workers hit by car bomb in Baghdad; 10 die in attacks but no OFW casualties 29-May-15, 2:44 PM | InterAksyon.com The Philippine Embassy on Friday reiterated its call for Filipinos to leave Baghdad after 10 people were killed and almost 30 others wounded in car bomb explosions that targeted two prominent hotels in the Iraqi capital, including one that employs a number of Filipinos.
US hopes Chinese island-building will spur Asian response 29-May-15, 4:29 AM | David Alexander, Reuters | With Reuters video report by Paul Chapman By releasing video of Beijing’s island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the United States is signaling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to spur Asian partners to more action.
VIDEO, K to 12 BOOST | No turning back, says PNoy as he belittles protests 29-May-15, 3:26 PM | Gerard dela Pena, News5 | InterAksyon.com | Video Report by Fritzie Cabial UPDATE, WITH VIDEO - President Benigno Aquino III turned the tables Friday on critics of the K to 12 program, insisting the education system was prepared for the reform that he said is key to long-term economic progress and human development.
BREAKING NEWS as of 30-May-15, 12:14 AM US removes Cuba from terror blacklistVIDEO, SCHOOL BUS SHORTAGE AVERTED | LTFRB halts order to replace units 15 years and olderMemory and anger rekindled in Toym Imao’s installation art on Voltes V and Martial LawTwo Filipinos win in prestigious HIPA photography awardsMigrants on road to recovery after ordeal at seaPhilippines, Qatar firm up new air agreementAquino appoints member of PMA Class '83 to AFP's No. 3 positionGrace Poe signs Koko report; VP dismayed, denies allegations went unansweredPLDT's MVP says 'open' to rekindling talks for investment in GMA7Businesses turn more bullish on Philippine economy in second quarterCANVAS launches 12th Romeo Forbes Children’s Storywriting competitionOWWA to extend assistance to OFW who died in KuwaitVIDEO, K to 12 BOOST | No turning back, says PNoy as he belittles protestsMoney supply growth picks up slightly as banks continue to lend out morePolitical dynasty bill in the House submitted for second reading
PLDT's MVP says 'open' to rekindling talks for investment in GMA7 PLDT thrice attempted to buy into GMA7,but talks fell through on every occasion.
Businesses turn more bullish on Philippine economy in second quarter Respondents ascribed their upbeat outlook to consumer demand, brisker construction, higher orders and new product lines.
Money supply growth picks up slightly as banks continue to lend out more Bank lending continued to grow but at a slower pace.
Philippine share prices rebound on bargain hunting Rockwell Land ups capex for 2015 EastWest takes in Ageas as partner for life insurance venture Asian stocks up but wary of China, dollar retreats from highs Delta eyes Asia alliances, sees limited U.S. consolidation As economies stumble, where is Southeast Asia's fiscal firepower? Pepsi-Cola Philippines to start manufacturing Cheetos snack foods this year
VIDEO, SCHOOL BUS SHORTAGE AVERTED | LTFRB halts order to replace units 15 years and older 29-May-15, 9:50 PM | Mon Gualvez, News5 Acknowledging concerns not just of the school bus operators but also parents left with no quickly available alternative service, regulators have granted school bus operators a one-year reprieve within which to replace units that are 15 years and older.
Reynato Puno says BBL cannot guarantee peace in Mindanao 28-May-15, 6:09 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Former Chief Justice Reynato Puno says only a change in the country's political system can avert a possible crisis that could tear the nation apart if the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law is either passed or rejected.
Grace Poe signs Koko report; VP dismayed, denies allegations went unanswered 29-May-15, 5:27 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Video Report, Maeanne Los Banos UPDATE, WITH VIDEO-Sen. Grace Poe signed the Blue Ribbon sub-committee report on the alleged overpriced construction of Makati's City Hall Building 2, saying she did so because the accusations against then Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay had remained unrebutted. The Binay camp denied this.
Philippine economy slows sharply in Q1, but NEDA sees growth pick-up on back of infra spending 28-May-15, 10:34 AM| InterAksyon.com | With a report from Gerard dela Pena, News5 (UPDATE 2, 6:20 p.m.) The country's GDP grew by 5.2 percent in the January to March period, slowing from 5.6 percent in the same three months of the previous year and the 6.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. Pulling down growth were services and household spending.
DEAFENING SILENCE | Suu Kyi sidesteps Rohingya migrant crisis for political pragmatism 29-May-15, 11:47 AM| Kelly Macnamara, Agence France-Presse Aung San Suu Kyi was once an unassailable champion of Myanmar's powerless. But her refusal to speak up for a persecuted Muslim minority at the heart of a migrant crisis has cast doubt over her moral force - and even earned a gentle rebuke from fellow Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama.
'HANDS OFF THE PHILIPPINES' | Nationalists to hold June 12 rally for sovereignty 28-May-15, 9:15 AM| InterAksyon.com Amid the increasing tensions triggered by China's aggressive reclamation in the disputed Spratly Islands, nationalist groups are gearing up for a what they envision as a massive rally on June 12 to assert the country's sovereignty.
VIDEO | Gang engaged in theft, sale of PNR railroad ties busted 29-May-15, 3:32 AM| Mon Gualvez, News5 A gang engaged in the theft and sale of Philippine National Railways (PNR) railroad ties was busted following an entrapment operation that led to discovery of the stolen items - weighing a total of at least 50 kilograms - in a junk shop in Taguig City.
FOI bill in line for plenary debate, but will it open up SALNs to scrutiny? 29-May-15, 12:44 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Advocates have heightened their push for the passage of the Freedom of Information bill by the House of Representatives with the measure ready to be tackled in plenary. But will an FOI law truly allow access to such information as the SALN of public officials?
Memory and anger rekindled in Toym Imao’s installation art on Voltes V and Martial Law Artwork portrays Ferdinand Marcos as Prince Zandro of Bozania and Imelda Marcos as Zandra.
Two Filipinos win in prestigious HIPA photography awards This is the first time any Filipino has earned the accolade.
CHOW BUZZ | Gypsy Filipino Chef Yana’s SALO Series at Il Ponticello and Your Local, May 30 and 31 Get the chance to meet this passionate chef and Filipino food crusader in two special pop-up benefit dinners this weekend.
Memory and anger rekindled in Toym Imao’s installation art on Voltes V and Martial Law Two Filipinos win in prestigious HIPA photography awards CANVAS launches 12th Romeo Forbes Children’s Storywriting competition CHOW BUZZ | Gypsy Filipino Chef Yana’s SALO Series at Il Ponticello and Your Local, May 30 and 31 WEEKEND GUIDE | May 29 to 31: Last Hurrah for the Summer: bazaars, festivals, and more Shop like Kate Middleton: Royal houseware supplier John Lewis opens in SM Makati Is John Lloyd Cruz quitting showbiz to become a painter like Romeo Lee?