TODAY'S HEADLINES

Prosecutors oppose Jinggoy plea to leave detention on November 1 24-Oct-14, 5:45 AM | Rocel Lopez, Radyo5

New York confirms first Ebola case 24-Oct-14, 1:28 PM | Agence France-Presse

BFAR: Red tide advisory still up in Alaminos City 24-Oct-14, 12:47 AM | Philippine News Agency

TRAFFIC ADVISORY | DPWH continues weekend road repairs in Quezon City 23-Oct-14, 5:20 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com

Ombudsman files fresh set of PDAF raps vs 6 more solons, ex-DA chief Yap, Napoles 23-Oct-14, 11:17 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has ordered the filing of criminal charges against six more congressmen, former agriculture secretary Arthur Yap and businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles, for alleged misuse of millions in Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), or pork-barrel.

House rushes to beat Oct. 29 deadline for final budget approval 24-Oct-14, 3:02 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The House of Representatives is in a race against time to finish preparation, including printing of the thick budget books in time for the target approval on third and final reading on October 29.

VIDEO | Laude's kin, German lover apologize to AFP for camp breach; 2nd autopsy eyed 23-Oct-14, 7:39 PM | Patricia Mangune, News5 The family of Jeffrey 'Jennifer' Laude and the slain transgender woman's German lover have apologized to the Armed Forces of the Philippines for breaching a facility inside Camp Aguinaldo where Laude's suspected killer, US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton, was being detained.

KULAY MAHIRAP | Trillanes quip causes a stir on Twitter 24-Oct-14, 12:36 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's sound bite describing Vice President Jejomar Binay stole the thunder from the lawmaker's Thursday ocular inspection of the Batangas property being linked to Binay.

ALMOST 1 YEAR AFTER | Ibon data show slow govt response in Yolanda-affected areas 23-Oct-14, 3:55 PM | InterAksyon.com Almost a year after super typhoon Yolanda hit the country, government efforts for the recovery of the affected areas are moving very slowly, said research group Ibon.

MAGHUGAS NG KAMAY KONTRA EBOLA | DOH reminds everyone how to wash hands properly 23-Oct-14, 10:54 AM| InterAksyon.com In its campaign against the spread of Ebola, the Department of Health has urged the public, especially health care workers, to wash hands properly.

Three major nations absent as China launches World Bank rival in Asia 24-Oct-14, 12:23 PM| Reuters Absent from the launch were Australia, Indonesia and South Korea.

LTFRB, MMDA clash over Uber, Tripid, taxi apps 23-Oct-14, 5:15 PM| Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com The operation of car service apps has become the issue why the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) clashed anew.

FOCUS | UAE domestic workers slave for 21 hours on average, eat moldy bread - HRW report 23-Oct-14, 5:36 PM| Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Southern Leyte resident Marelie Brua is a volunteer in areas affected by typhoon Yolanda, where she monitors incidents of gender-based violence and spreads awareness about the realities domestic workers face when they work abroad.

VIDEO | COA report damns DAP, but Palace firm in defense; Tiangco wants DAP solons to 'bare all' 23-Oct-14, 6:32 PM| InterAksyon.com | With Video Report by Jove Francisco, News5 The President and his people defended DAP anew this week after a COA report showed some P2.4 billion in DAP monies had been wasted by GOCCs. The Palace insisted DAP helped the economy. But UNA leader Rep. Toby Tiangco said COA's report should prod all solons who benefited from DAP to account for it.

DOJ: Interpol should still consider Amalilio a fugitive 23-Oct-14, 8:40 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Despite his being released from prison in Malaysia, businessman and Aman Futures founder Manuel Amalilio should still be considered a fugitive by Interpol, the Department of Justice says.

 
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