Ebola can spread like 'forest fire,' US warns 29-Jul-14, 5:41 AM | Kerry Sheridan, Agence France-Presse
Death toll from Abu Sayyaf attack on Sulu civilians rises to 21 29-Jul-14, 3:45 AM | Priam F. Nepomuceno, Philippine News Agency
Military approves 5-day truce with NPA in parts of Surigao, Agusan for release of 5 cops 29-Jul-14, 7:30 AM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com
DPWH closes east-bound lane of Sucat Interchange Bridge July 30 for dry run, then Aug. 2 for 45 days 29-Jul-14, 8:30 AM | InterAksyon.com
Evidence suggests babies in womb start learning earlier than thought: study 29-Jul-14, 4:10 AM | Barbara Liston, Reuters
Another SONA with no mention of FOI has transparency advocates split on PNoy 28-July-14, 07:05 PM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
VIDEO, SONA 2014 | PNoy: Start thinking about 2016 28-Jul-14, 5:45 PM | InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 3: 8:42PM) President Aquino, in an emotional State of the Nation Address on Monday, challenged Filipinos to begin looking beyond his administration and decide who will continue - or stop - his reform and 'transformation' agenda in 2016.
PNoy asks Congress to pass supplemental budget to cover DAP projects 28-Jul-14, 8:27 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com President Benigno Aquino III on Monday asked Congress to pass a supplemental budget this year to complete projects under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).
POST-SONA2014 | Debt watchdog lists 3 gut issues for transformation 29-Jul-14, 7:52 AM | Freedom from Debt Coalition Did DAP reduce debt? Should Congress grant the Executive's plan for emergency powers to avert power outages next year? What major budget reforms must be pursued aside from a supplemental budget?
BREAKING NEWS as of 29-Jul-14, 12:33 PM MEL STA.MARIA | Surprisingly outstanding 84-percent approval rating for SONAPNoy inviting constitutional crisis by asking Congress to redefine budgetary terms - lawmakerNapoles transferred to Camp Bagong DiwaViolence soars in Gaza as world pleads for truceMother's fears can be passed down to babies through smellDOH gives Cebu City permit to rebuild P1.5-billion city hospital1 million seedlings to be planted in synchronized tree planting on July 30South Africa's metal workers call off major strikeRice terraces rising in North Cotabato, seen to help attain rice sufficiencyDPWH closes east-bound lane of Sucat Interchange Bridge July 30 for dry run, then Aug. 2 for 45 daysWith new default looming, Argentina urges calmPOST-SONA2014 | Debt watchdog lists 3 gut issues for transformationMilitary approves 5-day truce with NPA in parts of Surigao, Agusan for release of 5 copsWorld's largest solar boat on Greek prehistoric missionShort jogs linked to lower risk of death from heart disease
With new default looming, Argentina urges calm Argentina admitted Monday it may default on some of its debts but downplayed the consequences, just two days before time expires in negotiations with hedge…
POST-SONA2014 | Debt watchdog lists 3 gut issues for transformation Did DAP reduce debt? Should Congress grant the Executive's plan for emergency powers to avert power outages next year? What major budget reforms must be…
PNoy's family, other controlling shareholders sell sugar heirloom The family of President Benigno Aquino III and other controlling shareholders of Central Azucarera de Tarlac Inc (CAT) have divested their stake for P1.80 billion.
VIDEO | Businessmen welcome PNoy's SONA pledge to continue reform San Miguel, Lucio Tan Group in talks for PAL buyout 8990 Holdings to build P25B worth of residential units Hefty cut in price of gasoline set Philippines' demographic 'sweet spot' to peak in 2045, says PSA Hotel for businessmen to rise in Araneta Center by early 2015 PH stock market falls in thin trading ahead of PNoy's SONA
San Miguel, Lucio Tan Group in talks for PAL buyout 28-Jul-14, 6:05 PM | Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com San Miguel Corp is in talks for the sale of its 49-percent stake in PAL back to the Lucio Tan Group.
10 projects that just might solve Mindanao's power crisis 28-Jul-14, 10:18 AM | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com For much of PNoy's first 3 years in office, Mindanao's power sector has been in crisis, spurring investment in what is hoped could finally solve the region's problems.
PNoy's family, other controlling shareholders sell sugar heirloom 28-Jul-14, 7:23 PM| Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com The family of President Benigno Aquino III and other controlling shareholders of Central Azucarera de Tarlac Inc (CAT) have divested their stake for P1.80 billion.
Millions fled homes in 2013 due to religious conflict: US 29-Jul-14, 2:36 AM| Jo Biddle, Agence France-Presse Conflicts and repression around the world last year triggered the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory, the United States said Monday, revealing millions had fled their homes.
US-Israeli tensions rise as hostilities in Gaza subside 28-Jul-14, 11:46 AM| Nidal Al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams, Reuters Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire, an Israeli official was quoted as saying on Monday, as tensions between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government and Washington flared over US mediation to end the almost three-week-old war.
SONA 2014 | Yolanda survivors score Aquino for 'lying' about govt response to super storm 28-Jul-14, 11:16 PM| Lottie Salarda, InterAksyon.com Survivors of super typhoon Yolanda on Monday called Pres. Benigno Aquino III's account of government's response to the powerful storm 'lies.'
FOCUS | Economy under the Aquino administration a case of worsening exclusivity 28-Jul-14, 2:43 PM| IBON Foundation After four years of the Aquino administration, the most recent available data on various socioeconomic indicators affirm the exclusionary nature of the country's economic growth, in terms of jobs, prices and poverty.
Muslims in Mindanao saw moon Sunday evening, celebrate end of Ramadan 28-Jul-14, 9:07 AM| Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com The month-long fasting for Muslims officially ended when the moon was spotted at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, also marking the end of Ramadan or Eid'l Fit'r.
New resto partners Tony Boy Cojuangco and Chef Bruce Lim open Rustique Kitchen The result of this unlikely team up is a restaurant offering Filpino comfort food with a European twist. And soon, a very playful take on…
HOTEL OF THE WEEK | FX Hotel Taipei Nanjing East Rd. in Taiwan Stay awhile in this stylish hotel in Taiwan that offers value for money and a convenient central location in the city.
CHOW BUZZ I Visiting chef from Mugaritz at Gallery Vask; Huaiyang Cuisine at Shang Palace Take your pick of either savoring the best of Filipino-inspired cuisine or special Hauyang dishes presented in two venues by this month's visiting foreign chefs.
New resto partners Tony Boy Cojuangco and Chef Bruce Lim open Rustique Kitchen CHOW BUZZ I Visiting chef from Mugaritz at Gallery Vask; Huaiyang Cuisine at Shang Palace HOTEL OF THE WEEK | FX Hotel Taipei Nanjing East Rd. in Taiwan SONA RED CARPET FASHION | Send in the gowns! Futuristic feast? Go easy on the earthworm steak; plus, other finds at the BGC Eats tour At Ebai's Cafe, a cozy meal and a glimpse of Baguio's heritage WEEKEND CHEF | Making Pinaputok na Tilapia is as easy as 1-2-3