BFAR lifts shellfish ban in Eastern Samar; red tide alert remains in Leyte Bay 03-Sep-15, 1:57 PM | Philippines News Agency
BOC admits: No record of guns, drugs in Balikbayan boxes 03-Sep-15, 7:48 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com
Pope to lead thousands through New York's Central Park 03-Sep-15, 12:00 PM | Agence France-Presse
Japan police urge vigilance against 'yakuza' gang violence 03-Sep-15, 10:59 PM | Agence France-Presse
#WALANGKURYENTE | 2 Nueva Ecija towns to experience 11-hour power interruption today 03-Sep-15, 10:07 AM | Philippines News Agency
PHOTO | Migrant child's body on beach shocks Europe 03-September-15, 06:55 AM | Agence France-Presse READ MORE
VIDEO | OFWs hail Lina apology, but shipper's tax hike means P250 pass-on cost per balikbayan box 03-Sep-15, 6:04 PM | InterAksyon.com | Ruel Otieco, News5 UPDATE - Support groups welcomed an apology by Customs chief Lina on Thursday, but a new irritant looms between BoC and the OFWs: the BoC's doubling of shipping container taxes, which effectively spells a pass-on cost to OFWs: of an additional P100 per box initially, and P250 by ChristmaS.
VIDEO, SPEECH | At business forum, Binay vows: Cha-cha, better infra, sanctity of contracts 03-Sep-15, 3:23 PM | InterAksyon.com | JV Arcena, News5 UPDATE2, 11:58 PM-Promising a more consultative, inclusive and facilitative presidency, Vice President Binay told foreign and local businessmen Thursday he will champion policies and programs that promote growth while boosting human development and narrowing socioeconomic inequities in society.
VIDEO | Inquest held on Abaya shooting case as van driver succumbs to injuries 03-Sep-15, 11:56 PM | Mon Gualvez, News5 Authorities have completed the inquest on the son of a former general, who now faces various charges for spraying with automatic fire a commuter van Tuesday night in Quezon City, as one more fatality was added Thursday to his victims.
BREAKING NEWS as of 04-Sep-15, 5:12 AM Rights groups condemn public lashings over adultery in AfghanistanCourt of Appeals upholds murder case against 8 Atimonan policemenEgyptian billionare offers to buy Mediterranean island to shelter refugeesFrance confirms wing part found on Reunion island is from flight MH370LTFRB: Provincial bus firms have only until January 2016 to install GPS in their busesVIDEO, SPEECH | As Binay goes to WBF, Roxas goes to Mindanao for biz forum, DILG awardingVIDEO | Inquest held on Abaya shooting case as van driver succumbs to injuriesLiberia declared Ebola-free for second timeJapan police urge vigilance against 'yakuza' gang violenceAt least 14 killed as boat overloaded with migrants capsizes off MalaysiaSenator Poe pushes for National Transportation Safety BoardBOC admits: No record of guns, drugs in Balikbayan boxesPAL letting go of ground handling, non-core services in domestic station restructuringSave the Children: 3.6M Filipino kids stunted by malnutritionChina touts peacekeeper role in grand military parade on WWII
PAL letting go of ground handling, non-core services in domestic station restructuring Philippine Airlines (PAL) management said Thursday it will undertake a business restructuring of its domestic station effective November 9, 2015, in line with efforts to…
Cignal TV posts 1-M subscribers goal as exec announces mobile streaming service Pay-TV provider Cignal TV reached its 2015 target of one million subscribers in August, making it the first pay-TV provider to do so in the…
VIDEO, SPEECH | At business forum, Binay vows: Cha-cha, better infra, sanctity of contracts UPDATE2, 11:58 PM-Promising a more consultative, inclusive and facilitative presidency, Vice President Binay told foreign and local businessmen Thursday he will champion policies and programs…
Foreigners must pay P9,000 for job permit as part of work visa requirements #WALANGKURYENTE | 2 Nueva Ecija towns to experience 11-hour power interruption today Bill Gates asks: 'Who will suffer most from climate change?' Bangko Sentral to fund relocation site for informal settlers of Fort San Pedro in Iloilo City IMF: Impact of China slowdown larger than expected CDC signs P135-M zoo project to develop 20-ha land within Clark subzone Canada officially falls into recession
VOX POP : UP community condemns killings of LUMADS in Mindanao 03-Sep-15, 11:43 AM | Bernard Testa The UP community expresses sadness and outrage over the killings of two Lumad leaders and a third civilian - the latest casualties in a months-long campaign of alleged harassment by government forces against indigenous tribes in the Caraga region.
VIDEO, SPEECH | As Binay goes to WBF, Roxas goes to Mindanao for biz forum, DILG awarding 04-Sep-15, 12:24 AM | JV Arcena, News5 | InterAksyon.com Interior Secretary Roxas and VP Binay, the two fiercest rivals for the 2016 presidential race, separately wooed businessmen on Thursday. Binay was at the Wallace Business Forum. Roxas appeared at the Mindanao Business Forum, where he vowed all-out support for pushing passage of the BBL.
IMF: Impact of China slowdown larger than expected 03-Sep-15, 8:11 AM| Agence France-Presse China's economic slowdown is having a broader impact on the global economy than originally expected, especially on emerging markets, the International Monetary Fund said late Wednesday.
MAY 'DECKING' PA RIN | OFWs still pay high fees to Gamca clinics for medical tests 03-Sep-15, 11:30 AM| InterAksyon.com More than one month after the joint circular of four departments against the so-called "decking referral system," many prospective and returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for the Middle East are still paying excessive fees to the 19 Gamca clinics for their medical examinations.
BOC admits: No record of guns, drugs in Balikbayan boxes 03-Sep-15, 7:48 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Grilling from Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos yielded an admission from the Bureau of Customs that, indeed, there is no record, so far, of guns or drugs smuggled in via Balikbayan Boxes.
1 in 4 tourists hate 'heavy traffic' - DOT 2013 survey 03-Sep-15, 1:28 PM| InterAksyon.com As early as 2013, a survey of the Department of Tourism (DOT) showed that one in every four tourists said "heavy traffic" is the one thing they hated the most.
China touts peacekeeper role in grand military parade on WWII 03-Sep-15, 6:08 PM| Carla Lim, News5 | InterAksyon.com A grand parade in the capital showcased the vaunted might and discipline of the Chinese army, marines, naval and air force; as well as the advanced military weapons 70 years after the end of WW2.
LP survey with Roxas as winner sends Binay laughing 03-Sep-15, 5:14 PM| JV Arcena, News5 Let's respect the press release of the Liberal Party. That sums up the dismissive, sarcastic reaction of Vice President Jejomar Binay to an earlier announcement by the LP that an internal survey it commissioned showed Interior Secretary Mar Roxas defeating Binay in 2016 in a one-on-one fight.
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65th Palanca Awards names 57 awardees; 33 are first-time winners The longest running literary competition in the country harvests its new batch of winning pieces.
Philippine Literary Festival opens with best-selling authors Meg Wolitzer and Matthew Quick Meet and hear the country's prized writers in this yearly gathering of members of the literary community.
65th Palanca Awards names 57 awardees; 33 are first-time winners HOTEL OF THE WEEK | Coral Bay Beach and Dive Resort in Coron, Palawan 8 items to get on the last day of MaArte Design Fair Philippine Literary Festival opens with best-selling authors Meg Wolitzer and Matthew Quick CHOW BUZZ I Ken Bandivas at Diageo World Class Finals,Hyatt’s Szechuan Fair & Shangri-La’s Mooncakes WEEKEND CHEF | These two recipes show just how delicious tofu can be REFLECTION | On traditions and God’s commandments: ‘The law must have a heart’