Deadline for BBL passage moved to June but lawmakers see changes, impose conditions 03-Mar-15, 11:51 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Marlene Alcaide and Roices Naguit, News5
Supreme Court sides with banks, rules against BIR on PEACe bonds tax 03-Mar-15, 11:06 AM | InterAksyon.com
Senate subpoenas SMS, call records of Mamasapano players; Smart pledges cooperation 03-Mar-15, 10:36 AM | InterAksyon.com
POISON IN YOUR MAKEUP |Skin whiteners pollute homes with deadly mercury – EcoWaste 03-Mar-15, 10:00 AM | InterAksyon.com
Energy department grants indefinite extension of Forum Energy's work program in Recto Bank 03-Mar-15, 11:41 AM | InterAksyon.com
BBL does not guarantee peace in Mindanao: peace panel chair Ferrer 02-Mar-15, 11:43 PM | Bobby Q. Labalan, Philippine News Agency
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AFP says bomb maker Basit Usman enjoying BIFF safe havens 02-Mar-15, 3:48 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Field reports from the Army's 601st Infantry Brigade indicate that the elements of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters are providing safe havens for the bomb-making expert trained by Jemaah Islamiyah.
Worsening displacement from 'all-out' offensive vs BIFF alarms ARMM rights body 03-Mar-15, 8:01 AM | InterAksyon.com The worsening displacement of civilians in Maguindanao province by the 'all-out offensive' against the BIFF has prompted the ARMM's human rights commission to remind government of its 'obligations' to protect the innocent.
Deadline for BBL passage moved to June but lawmakers see changes, impose conditions 03-Mar-15, 11:51 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Marlene Alcaide and Roices Naguit, News5 Leaders of both chambers of Congress have agreed to move to June their deadline for passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, but the measure is likely to undergo major revisions while some lawmakers insist on the MILF's compliance with three conditions in the wake of the Mamasapano incident.
BREAKING NEWS as of 03-Mar-15, 4:42 PM VIDEO | Baguio-bound bus falls into ravine in BenguetPHOTO | PNoy plays host to Prince Festing of Sovereign Order of MaltaPrompt Special Forces operation thwarts ASG bomb plot in BasilanRep. Quimbo balks at talk for Pacman tax exemptionSmart-Landbank mobile loan facility hits P1-billionEx-mayor, 3 others, booked over shabu lab in Lasam and Gattaran, CagayanSTYLE SMARTS | Belleza Brides: Making wedding gown decisions simpler and budget-friendlyGAANO BA DAPAT KALAKI? | Penis size: researchers provide the long and short of itAncient galaxy sheds light on dust as starmakerPLDT sets modest growth forecast after 2014 profit slips40 of 180 Americans who went to Syria have returned - US spy chiefPWU owners offer slightly higher settlement with STI20 killed as bus falls off cliff in China - XinhuaBIG BROTHER WILL WATCH OVER YOU | US will 'protect' Syrian rebels in combat - envoyCentury Pacific to build more storage facilities
PLDT sets modest growth forecast after 2014 profit slips The telco expects depreciation costs and financing charges to weigh on profitability this year.
PWU owners offer slightly higher settlement with STI The revised offer comes after STI moved to foreclose on properties that secured PWU's debt.
Century Pacific to build more storage facilities The company is using part of its IPO proceeds to finance the new plants.
Energy department grants indefinite extension of Forum Energy's work program in Recto Bank Supreme Court sides with banks, rules against BIR on PEACe bonds tax Angara seeks enhanced PPP law to hasten infra development Asian shares firm as U.S. stocks hit records; RBA in focus Wall St. rallies; Nasdaq hits highest level since 2000 Bill on tax incentives could hurt Philippine competitiveness, foreign businessmen warn Foreign investors pledge smaller amount in fourth quarter
'SANA ANG HULING PIKIT N'YA DOON SA KAMA N'YA' | Kin seek house arrest for Enrile 03-Mar-15, 8:44 AM | Video report by Ina Zara, News5 The family of Juan Ponce Enrile is appealing to the anti-graft court to allow the 91-year-old ailing senator to be put under house arrest.
VIDEO | 10,000 families homeless as 12-hour fire guts Parola area in Tondo 03-Mar-15, 9:56 AM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | Video Report by Jen Calimon, News5 Up to 10,00 families were rendered homeless by a 12-hour fire that swept through some 5,000 houses made of light materials at the Parola Compound in Tondo, Manila, Monday.
Bong Revilla to visit Jolo Tuesday afternoon 03-Mar-15, 10:09 AM| Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Detained Senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr. has been allowed to leave detention to visit his son Jolo, vice governor of Cavite, who is recuperating at the Asia Hospital in Muntinlupa City after accidentally shooting himself in the chest over the weekend.
NCRPO warns public vs scammers raising funds 'for SAF-44' 03-Mar-15, 12:21 AM| Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com The chief of the National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) has warned the public against falling for scammers who exploit the public's admiration for the 44 police commandos killed in Mamasapano by soliciting funds supposedly for their families.
Puerto mayor says Comelec halted signature verification in recall, but video shows him disrupting it 02-Mar-15, 4:52 PM| InterAksyon.com (UPDATED 11: 03 P.M.) A YouTube video showing an angry Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron disrupting Comelec's validation of signatures in a recall petition against him has gone viral. The mayor claimed in an earlier statement that Comelec had arbitrarily suspended its verification proceedings.
Jolo Revilla did not try to kill himself because of depression, says spokesman 02-Mar-15, 8:43 PM| Mon Gualvez, News5 Jolo Revilla is depressed because of what happened to his father, detained Sen. Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. But his persistent feeling of sadness is not a reason for the Cavite vice governor to commit suicide.
QUESTIONS | Was Napenas just harping on lack of support in Mamasapano, or teasing truth from AFP? 02-Mar-15, 8:55 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Retired Commodore Rex Robles of RAM fame wondered if Napenas wasn't trying to tease from the military brass a tacit acknowledgement that there were, possibly, orders tending to stand them down.
10 YEARS OF TOBACCO CONTROL | Gains in ASEAN counted, but risks remain as Big Tobacco targets youth 02-Mar-15, 3:58 PM| InterAksyon.com ASEAN countries have come a long way in strengthening laws and regulations to advance tobacco control in the region in the first decade since the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) came into force, but more remains to be done as Big Tobacco continues to target millions of youth.
STYLE SMARTS | Belleza Brides: Making wedding gown decisions simpler and budget-friendly Local designer teams up with models for affordable, stylish wedding gowns.
HOTEL OF THE WEEK | Camaya Coast Hotel in Bataan Spend a quick getaway from the city in this emerging vacation destination.
NINJA MAMA | Use history lessons to teach your children how to be peacemakers Teaching history lessons lets your kids understand the concept of two ideals: peace and freedom.
STYLE SMARTS | Belleza Brides: Making wedding gown decisions simpler and budget-friendly HOTEL OF THE WEEK | Camaya Coast Hotel in Bataan REFLECTION | Jesus transfigured: 'Listen to God through prayer' NINJA MAMA | Use history lessons to teach your children how to be peacemakers WEEKEND GUIDE | February 27 to March 1: Fireworks, plays, and a historical exhibit 'Sining Saysay': First of its kind exhibit of murals paint a thousand stories on Philippine history US$5,000 awarded to Filipino social entrepreneurship business in int'l student competition