RAINFALL UPDATE | More Luzon provinces under red rainfall code; alerts down for some Visayan areas 19-Sep-14, 3:57 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com
Ateneo postpones college entrance exam for Saturday and Sunday in Luzon 19-Sep-14, 3:45 PM | InterAksyon.com
TULONG KAPATID | Outreach unit of MVP Group deploys for flood victims, airs call for donations 19-Sep-14, 11:37 AM | InterAksyon.com
#WALANGPASOK | Class suspensions and event postponements for Saturday, Sept. 20 19-Sep-14, 2:35 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com
STATEMENT | 'A blow to UP's honor': Econ profs condemn student 'hooliganism' vs Butch Abad 19-Sep-14, 4:00 PM | Faculty Members of the UP School of Economics
PHOTOS | A week before 5th anniversary of Ondoy, floods hit Metro Manila 19-September-14, 10:21 AM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
'Mario' makes landfall after swamping Metro, Luzon provinces; rains to continue till midnight 19-Sep-14, 8:06 AM | InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 8 - 4:08 p.m.) Tropical storm 'Mario' (international name: Fung-Wong) made landfall over Cagayan province late Friday morning amid heavy rains that inundated Metro Manila and several provinces in Luzon. The NDRRMC warned that heavy rains are expected to fall until midnight.
FIRST RESPONDERS | Rescue teams bring to safety people trapped by floods 19-Sep-14, 3:49 PM | Photos by Bernard Testa | Text by Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Everyone knew a storm was to hit land late Friday, but the steady, heavy monsoon rains it induced caught most people by surprise, leaving many communities in life-and-death flood situations that required rescue.
'BETTER TOGETHER' | Scotland votes to stay in United Kingdom 19-Sep-14, 2:27 PM | Reuters and Agence France-Presse Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain's remaining global clout.
BREAKING NEWS as of 19-Sep-14, 5:45 PM WALANG PASOK | Class suspensions on Saturday, September 20, 2014Student gets 1 year for 'sedition' in Malaysian clampdownTelcos say networks still up despite heavy rains, flooding in Metro ManilaManila a virtual island: swamped within, all boundary routes flooded as wellPNP ready for lifestyle checksDOWN SOUTH | Why I’m not scared of traveling alone without a mapSTATEMENT | 'A blow to UP's honor': Econ profs condemn student 'hooliganism' vs Butch AbadRAINFALL UPDATE | More Luzon provinces under red rainfall code; alerts down for some Visayan areasFIRST RESPONDERS | Rescue teams bring to safety people trapped by floodsAteneo postpones college entrance exam for Saturday and Sunday in LuzonOUTER SPACE | AMS announces new results in search for dark matterTest results show Chopin's heart in good shapeLawmaker urges approval of IRR for disaster alerts lawFOCUS | Pinoy 'Warrior Peacekeepers': More than 50 years building a sterling, battle-scarred recordRight groups demand freedom for ailing political prisoners as Bililbid detainee dies
Telcos say networks still up despite heavy rains, flooding in Metro Manila The PLDT Group has set up free call stations, whereas Globe is offering free charging stations.
Smart unveils anti-scam campaign Smart's campaign comes ahead of the Christmas season when text scams proliferate.
Premium Leisure suspends trading, begins roadshow for share sale Premium Leisure, formerly Sinophil Corp, holds the gaming assets of Henry Sy and family after their transfer from Belle Corp.
GT Capital's power sector arm turns on new Cebu plant ahead of schedule PNoy says foreign bank wants to 'globalize' the peso Japan government cuts economic view, warns of stalling consumption Sterling soars on Scottish vote, Asian shares rise Parts of Meralco franchise area, Cagayan Valley cut off from power by 'Mario' MRT, LRT operational despite flooding across Metro Manila Banks suspend operations in flooded areas
La Mesa Dam reaches spilling level, evacuation along Tullahan pushed 19-Sep-14, 9:41 AM | InterAksyon.com UPDATE 12:20PM-With rains still falling, La Mesa Dam has breached its spilling level of 80.15 meters, PAGASA said. The level is now at 80.18 meters, and since La Mesa has no gates through which water can be drained, it is spilling over to Tullahan River, prompting evacuation of affected villages.
Marikina River nears 20-meter level, 4th alarm raised; evacuation centers congested 19-Sep-14, 2:11 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Over a fifth of communities in Marikina City have been flooded, and the water level at Marikina River is about to breach the 20-meter level, Mayor Del de Guzman said Friday, as the 4th alarm - for mandatory evacuation - was raised.
Manila a virtual island: swamped within, all boundary routes flooded as well 19-Sep-14, 4:15 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com The capital city on Monday morning virtually became an island as tropical storm Mario (international name: Fung Wong) combined with monsoon rains flooded huge parts of Luzon and Metro Manila.
STATEMENT | 'A blow to UP's honor': Econ profs condemn student 'hooliganism' vs Butch Abad 19-Sep-14, 4:00 PM| Faculty Members of the UP School of Economics UP economics professors are condemning - and are calling on students leaders to condemn - 'violence perpetrated' by student protesters against Budget Secretary Florencio Abad last Wednesday. The professors call the incident 'a blow to UP's honor.'
FOCUS | Pinoy 'Warrior Peacekeepers': More than 50 years building a sterling, battle-scarred record 19-Sep-14, 3:06 PM| Joel Guinto, Agence France-Presse Filipinos bring a unique mix to the UN's peacekeeping missions with their internationally renowned friendliness and battlefield experience. 'We wave, we smile, we shake hands, we greet good morning, good afternoon and good evening and in the local language as well,' says one Filipino commander.
DAP-LIST | Miriam says inclusion by DBM may be payback for Question Hour proposal 18-Sep-14, 6:55 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said Thursday her inclusion in the Department of Budget and Management list of lawmakers who endorsed DAP-funded projects may be meant to cow her into withdrawing her bid to summon Budget Secretary Florencio Abad to a Question Hour.
ERUPTION WATCH | Mayon more restive, Alert Level 3 stays 18-Sep-14, 3:08 PM| Philippines News Agency On its third day of its rumbling, Mayon Volcano has become more restive as the seismic network of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded 142 volcanic earthquakes and 251 incidents of rocks falling during the past 24-hour observation period.
TULONG KAPATID | Outreach unit of MVP Group deploys for flood victims, airs call for donations 19-Sep-14, 11:37 AM| InterAksyon.com The Tulong Kapatid outreach unit of the MVP Group of Companies, led by PLDT-Smart Foundation and Alagang Kapatid Foundation, have deployed resources to quickly respond to victims of massive flooding spawned by heavy Habagat rains pushed by tropical storm Mario.
WEEKEND GUIDE | Sept. 19 to 21: Salcedo Auctions, Manila Int’l Book Fair, and European movies It's a busy weekend filled with auctions, ballet, musical plays, an anime event, and a book fair.
CHOW BUZZ | Manila to host Madrid Fusion 2015; all set for the 29th Negros Trade Fair It's more fun in the Philippines as Manila hosts an international expo and a trade fair featuring the best of Negros' cuisine and products.
DOWN SOUTH | Why I’m not scared of traveling alone without a map It's the people, their graciousness and kindness, that gives the solo traveler a sense of place.
DOWN SOUTH | Why I’m not scared of traveling alone without a map CHOW BUZZ | Manila to host Madrid Fusion 2015; all set for the 29th Negros Trade Fair WEEKEND GUIDE | Sept. 19 to 21: Salcedo Auctions, Manila Int’l Book Fair, and European movies STYLE SMARTS | The best lipstick shades for Filipinas Book on Typhoon Haiyan to be launched in November #ComeOutForLove calls on non-LGBTs to share stories of coming out, acceptance INKCANTO | The great Filipino opera shines through traffic and typhoon