Grace Poe braves rush-hour MRT, 2-hour trip from North Ave to Taft, to prep for Senate hearing 29-Aug-14, 1:59 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com
COCKTALES | AirAsia slashes flights amid turbulence from PAL, Cebu Pacific 29-Aug-14, 2:21 PM | Victor C. Agustin
De Lima orders raps vs ex-Davao del Sur gov, mayor for journalist's murder 29-Aug-14, 9:50 AM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com
PLDT, Rocket Internet hold discussions on mobile commerce gameplan 29-Aug-14, 9:49 AM | InterAksyon.com
CITIZEN MANILA | Tattoo artist Joel Ricafort, 35, and his living canvas 29-Aug-14, 10:32 AM | Text and photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon.com
Budget deficit narrows at start of 2H as gov't spending fails to pick up 29-Aug-14, 1:55 PM | Rain Castro, InterAksyon.com The drop in spending belied official commitment to ramp up public spending.
Chief Justice says judiciary will do duty, as PNoy repeats lament over meddling 28-Aug-14, 6:54 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com (UPDATED) Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno said Thursday the judiciary would continue to perform its constitutionally mandated duty even if it may inconvenience other parties and the high court suffers criticism in the process.
Grace Poe braves rush-hour MRT, 2-hour trip from North Ave to Taft, to prep for Senate hearing 29-Aug-14, 1:59 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 2:20 p.m.) The move was to learn more about the travails of the light-rail commuters in preparation for the Senate hearing on Sept. 1, Monday.
BREAKING NEWS as of 29-Aug-14, 3:58 PM Public transport stakeholders eye interim bus terminal in CaloocanBy bus, boat or train, commuters on edge of despair, so MMDA fields . . . military trucksRight-of-way violations triggering power interruptionsCoco players push alternative tack in fighting 'cocolisap'Japan defense ministry asks for record budgetCHOW BUZZ I Global eats in small plates at Rockwell’s new Chef du PartieCOCKTALES | AirAsia slashes flights amid turbulence from PAL, Cebu PacificPhoenix completes new port facility in BatangasBIR shutters David's Teahouse for violations of tax lawGrace Poe braves rush-hour MRT, 2-hour trip from North Ave to Taft, to prep for Senate hearingBudget deficit narrows at start of 2H as gov't spending fails to pick upDA lifts Thailand bird import banWEEKEND GUIDE | Aug. 29 to 31: MaARTe Fair, silent films, and red-hot salesDOJ greenlights admin raps vs Bilibid execs, staff over gang leader's special treatment'GRAVE DANGER' | Invest in AFP to beef up territorial defense, Magdalo solon urges
Right-of-way violations triggering power interruptions The grid operator says right-of-way violations like landowners deliberately planting trees along transmission lines are causing power interruptions.
Phoenix completes new port facility in Batangas Oil firm Phoenix has completed a new port facility in the province, enabling locators in its industrial park to accept more shipments for their business.
BIR shutters David's Teahouse for violations of tax law According to the BIR, David's Teahouse under declared its sales by more than 30 percent.
Budget deficit narrows at start of 2H as gov't spending fails to pick up DA lifts Thailand bird import ban Globe spending $80M for new international undersea cable Macay Holdings shelves planned acquisition of Zest-O bottling lines Aboitiz board clears plan to raise funds from share sale PLDT, Rocket Internet hold discussions on mobile commerce gameplan Health BPO segment aims for global leadership by 2016
MILF vows to combat Islamic State 'virus' in PH 28-Aug-14, 2:01 PM | Agence France-Presse The Moro Islamic Liberation Front has condemned extremist jihadists in Iraq and Syria, and vowed to stop the spread of their 'virus' into the Philippines.
West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000, spread further - WHO 29-Aug-14, 7:43 AM | Stephanie Nebehay and Tim Cocks, Reuters The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could infect over 20,000 people and spread to more countries, the UN health agency said on Thursday, warning that an international effort costing almost half a billion dollars is needed to overcome the outbreak.
New evidence vs Bolante, Lorenzo in fertilizer fund scam case 'will shock the world' - Ombudsman 28-Aug-14, 5:41 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com (UPDATED) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on Thursday said government prosecutors had found new evidence that would beef up the case against former DA officials Luis Lorenzo and Joc-Joc Bolante involving the alleged plunder of P723-million fertilizer fund during the Arroyo administration.
De Lima orders raps vs ex-Davao del Sur gov, mayor for journalist's murder 29-Aug-14, 9:50 AM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 10:42 a.m.) Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has ordered the filing of murder charges against former Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas and a town mayor for the killing of a journalist in Digos City in 2010.
585 new HIV cases in July, highest since 1984 - DOH 28-Aug-14, 4:49 PM| Philippine News Agency The Department of Health on Thursday reported 585 new HIV cases last month, the most recorded in a single month since 1984. The July figure brings the total HIV cases this year to 3,399 and is 30 percent more than the 449 recorded in the same month last year.
'GRAVE DANGER' | Invest in AFP to beef up territorial defense, Magdalo solon urges 29-Aug-14, 12:20 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com 'With an Air Force that cannot protect our air space and a Navy that cannot protect our maritime interest, claimant countries have accelerated their creeping occupation of our islands,' Magdalo party-list Representative Ashley Acedillo said.
Sereno on SALN request: SC justices not hiding anything, what else do they need to know? 28-Aug-14, 11:20 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno on Thursday said magistrates of the high tribunal were not hiding anything when they ruled against the request of the Bureau of Internal Revenue for the copies of their Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth.
PLDT, Rocket Internet hold discussions on mobile commerce gameplan 29-Aug-14, 9:49 AM| InterAksyon.com The two companies are setting up a mobile commerce and payment solutions platform for emerging markets.
CITIZEN MANILA | Tattoo artist Joel Ricafort, 35, and his living canvas This prized tattoo artist was born to ink his way.
WEEKEND GUIDE | Aug. 29 to 31: MaARTe Fair, silent films, and red-hot sales Before the busy 'ber' months come in, lighten up you weekend with film festivals, an arts and crafts fair, and mall sales.
CHOW BUZZ I Global eats in small plates at Rockwell’s new Chef du Partie Celebrate the flavors of the world in a plate—and drink as you please with bubbly cocktails that come with ladies' names.
CHOW BUZZ I Global eats in small plates at Rockwell’s new Chef du Partie WEEKEND GUIDE | Aug. 29 to 31: MaARTe Fair, silent films, and red-hot sales CITIZEN MANILA | Tattoo artist Joel Ricafort, 35, and his living canvas A season of awards for Nora Aunor this month NOMAD’S LENS | When cowboys converge in Cagayan de Oro City PET LIFE | 15 tips for preparing and caring for pets during natural disasters Five all-natural home cleaners you already have in your kitchen