TODAY'S HEADLINES

Hungary buses first migrants to Austrian border 05-Sep-15, 9:24 AM | Peter Murphy and Bryan McManus, Agence France-Presse

VIDEO | DILG clears EDSA, DPWH prepares for HPG takeover of traffic tasks 04-Sep-15, 6:23 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com | News5 Video Report by Renz Ongkiko

NEDA clears 5 new transport, energy projects worth P131B 05-Sep-15, 6:49 PM | Anne Fernandez, InterAksyon.com

From Havana to UN, Pope Francis prepares for most political trip yet 05-Sep-15, 11:12 AM | Jean-Louis de la Vaissiere, Agence France-Presse

Ebola Reston virus detected in captive monkeys 05-Sep-15, 4:06 PM | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com Officials of the Department of Health and Bureau of Animal Industry disclose that the health status 25 personnel at a still-undisclosed monkey handling facility are being monitored by the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine.

Binay on what ailed PNoy admin: 'Analysis Paralysis' and PPPs (Power Point Presentations) 04-Sep-15, 1:31 PM | InterAksyon.com VP Binay calls the Aquino administration's Public-Private Partnership program a sound one, and will pursue it if he wins in 2016, but with a caveat: he'll make sure he gets PPP projects done right and quickly; there won't be 'paralysis by analysis" and 'PPP' won't mean 'Power Point Presentation.'

China building two aircraft carriers: Taiwan defense ministry report 05-Sep-15, 3:28 AM | J.R. Wu, Reuters China is building two aircraft carriers that will be the same size as its sole carrier, a 60,000-tonne refurbished Soviet-era ship, according to a new Taiwanese Defense Ministry report on the capabilities of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).


BUSINESS NEWS

NEDA clears 5 new transport, energy projects worth P131B NEDA clears 5 new transport, energy projects worth P131B The board of the National Economic and Development Authority has approved four transport and one energy project worth an aggregate value of P131.4 billion.

Sugar Alliance backs SRA chief amid policy concerns Sugar Alliance backs SRA chief amid policy concerns Members of the Sugar Alliance of the Philippines threw their support to Sugar Regulatory Administration chief Ma. Regina Martin, whose policies, particularly the reclassification of…

Muddled US jobs report leaves Fed in a \ Muddled US jobs report leaves Fed in a 'jam' watching markets The latest US jobs report was not definitively good or bad enough to help the Federal Reserve decide whether to raise interest rates later this…

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VIDEO | VP Binay fields tackles serious issues at 'Happy Hour' forum at News5 04-Sep-15, 11:29 PM | JV Arcena, News5 The forum was called 'Happy Hour' but Vice President Jejomar Binay fielded mostly serious questions on a wide range of issues when he guested Friday morning at a Roundtable forum at the TV5 Media Center, organized by News 5 Everywhere.

Drilon: LP giving up on Poe for VP slot; Ate Vi, Robredo in radar 04-Sep-15, 4:04 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senate President Franklin Drilon discloses that the Liberal Party has all but given up on its effort to woo Senator Grace Poe as the prospective running mate of Manuel 'Mar' Roxas.

Disarm, disband militia, Surigao del Sur gov demands as evacuees near 3,000 05-Sep-15, 1:06 PM| Erwin M. Mascarinas, InterAksyon.com Surigao del Sur Governor Johnny Pimentel called on the Army to immediately disband and disarm a militia blamed for atrocities against indigenous peoples' communities in the province as close to 3,000 refugees sought shelter at the sports center in Tandag City.

Military 'occupies' Bukidnon 'massacre village' - priest 05-Sep-15, 2:10 PM| InterAksyon.com Army troops, backed by an armored vehicle, have occupied a hinterland community in Pangantucan, Bukidnon where soldiers allegedly massacred five Manobo kinsmen, including a blind 70-year old and two minors, a priest said Saturday.

REPRIEVE | Metro water interruption held off for later this week 05-Sep-15, 6:47 AM| Michelle Orosa-Ople, News5 Recent rains over the Ipo and La Mesa dams have given Metro Manila residents a few days' reprieve, allowing water interruptions originally scheduled to start Tuesday to be pushed back to later this week or even the next.

Water cannon, barbed wire, Metrocom: A taste of life as ML activist at The Great LEAN Run 04-Sep-15, 2:59 PM| Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Just before President Ferdinand Marcos fled Malacanang during the EDSA People Power Revolution of 1986, Lean Alejandro was in a march with thousands of other ralliers in Mendiola.

VIDEO | Is there a solution to the fifth worst traffic in the world? 04-Sep-15, 7:17 AM| Branden Milla, News5 The Philippines has the fifth worst traffic in the world, a recent study says, courtesy of course of Metro Manila's nightmarish gridlocks, especially on EDSA. And none of the schemes supposed to solve the problem - number coding, odd-even, yellow lanes, the truck ban - have worked.

VIDEO | 'Batang Anghel' task force probes Batangas 'child abductions' 04-Sep-15, 9:14 PM| France Noguera, News5 | InterAksyon.com The Philippine National Police in Batangas creates a special investigation task group called 'Batang Anghel' to look into the alleged spate of child abductions in the province.

 
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