SONA 2014 | PNoy: Start thinking about 2016 28-Jul-14, 5:45 PM | InterAksyon.com
Gov't reverts to budget deficit in June as spending surges 28-Jul-14, 11:23 AM | InterAksyon.com
IMMEDIATE CEASEFIRE | UN Security Council calls for humanitarian truce during Eid in Gaza 28-Jul-14, 1:29 PM | Agence Frace-Presse
Father walking on beach with daughter killed after plane crash-lands on them 28-Jul-14, 10:22 AM | Agence France-Presse
10 projects that just might solve Mindanao's power crisis 28-Jul-14, 10:18 AM | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com
'NO SHORTCUTS' | Lessons on nation-building, via sports, from a ball-kicking, bar-topping Blue Eagle 28-July-14, 02:32 PM | Ignatius Michael D. Ingles READ MORE
SONA 2014 | PNoy: Start thinking about 2016 28-Jul-14, 5:45 PM | InterAksyon.com UPDATE: 6:02 PM- 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.
7 provisions under the RH Law that need immediate implementation, now that we're 100-million strong 28-Jul-14, 9:37 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The birth of the 100 millionth Filipino baby should compel the government to fully implement the reproductive health law, former Albay Representative Edcel Lagman said.
MGA PANGAKONG NAPAKO | Funds for OFW welfare services slashed and 6 other broken promises 28-Jul-14, 11:11 AM | InterAksyon.com In the following table, Migrante International enumerated President Aquino's promises in past State of the Nation Addresses (SONAs) for the OFW sector and compared them with the real state of migrants under the Aquino administration.
BREAKING NEWS as of 28-Jul-14, 6:16 PM Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over 'blasphemous' Facebook postSONA 2014 | PNoy: Start thinking about 2016North Korean general threatens to nuke White House, PentagonAsylum-seekers detained at sea for weeks by Australia to seek compensationPhilippines' demographic 'sweet spot' to peak in 2045, says PSACHOW BUZZ I Visiting chef from Mugaritz at Gallery Vask; Huaiyang Cuisine at Shang PalaceHotel for businessmen to rise in Araneta Center by early 2015PH stock market falls in thin trading ahead of PNoy's SONASONA 2014 | Aquino weaves DAP early into his fifth report to the nationAyala Land seeks more time to complete due diligence on Puerto AzulSONA 2014 | Makabayan bloc walks out of House session hallHolcim Philippines' 2Q earnings growth lags revenue, as power costs offset strong salesLiberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreadKoala survives 88-km ride clinging to car’s bottomDutch, Australian police in fresh bid for MH17 site access
Philippines' demographic 'sweet spot' to peak in 2045, says PSA Working-age Filipinos to comprise two-thirds of population by 2045.
Hotel for businessmen to rise in Araneta Center by early 2015 The Araneta Group expects to open an upscale business hotel at the Araneta Center no later than the first quarter of 2015.
PH stock market falls in thin trading ahead of PNoy's SONA PSEi drops in thin trading ahead of President Aquino's 5th SONA.
Ayala Land seeks more time to complete due diligence on Puerto Azul Holcim Philippines' 2Q earnings growth lags revenue, as power costs offset strong sales Meralco reports weak demand in 1H, expects 'Glenda' to soften 3Q results Security Bank plans additional P20 billion fund-raising Gov't reverts to budget deficit in June as spending surges Basic Energy's Indonesian joint venture nears completion of drilling in fourth well Absence of trading gains pulls down BDO's 6-month net income
'NO TO HOL-DAP' | Thousands rally to protest Aquino's fourth SONA 28-Jul-14, 1:17 PM | InterAskyon.com Fired by the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), thousands of demonstrators of all stripes and colors are expected to march and rally when the President delivers his fourth State of the Nation this afternoon.
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.
Iglesia breaks two world records in 100th year celebration 28-Jul-14, 7:44 AM| InterAksyon.com Iglesia ni Cristo broke two Guinness world records during its 100th year celebration Sunday: the 55,000-seat Philippine Arena as the "largest mixed-use indoor theater" and its choir during the special worship service as the "largest gospel choir in a single venue."
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.
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.
19 civilians slain in Sulu Abu Sayyaf ambush 28-Jul-14, 2:01 PM| Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 2 - 4:15 p.m.) At least 19 civilians, most of them women, were killed and 13 others, including children, were wounded when Abu Sayyaf gunmen ambushed the vehicles they were riding in Barangay Upper Talipao in Sulu early Monday morning, the military said.
GANTT CHART | At halftime, here's PNoy's score on the PPP Program 27-Jul-14, 3:23 PM| Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Midway through its term, the Aquino administration has awarded only 9 out of 54 projects it has lined up for the PPP Program.
Carpio joins Sereno in blocking Jardeleza's nomination for SC justice post 28-Jul-14, 1:35 AM| Perfecto T. Raymundo, Philippines News Agency Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. Aranal-Sereno and Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio have joined together in blocking the nomination of Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza for the position of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (SC).
SONA RED CARPET FASHION | Send in the gowns! Here are the clothes as seen in this year's SONA red carpet area. Let's see who wore their clothes well and who deserves to be…
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.
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 WEEKEND GUIDE | July 25 to 27: Wizard of Oz, La Revolucion Filipina, and Italian films