PARA KAY P-NOY | What do urban-poor kids want for Christmas? 22-Dec-14, 9:55 AM | InterAksyon.com
CONGRATS! Fil-Am from Cavite is a California Teacher of the Year 22-Dec-14, 7:15 AM | InterAksyon.com
FREE FOR XMAS | Anti-graft court grants GMA wish for Christmas furlough 22-Dec-14, 11:28 AM | InterAksyon.com
Soldier kills comrade, civilian in Cotabato City 22-Dec-14, 8:30 AM | Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com
Vatican taps French cardinal to take over should Pope Francis die or resign 22-Dec-14, 7:37 AM | Agence France-Presse
OPINION | Why oil could drop as low as $20 per barrel 21-December-14, 06:26 AM | Anatole Kaletsky, Reuters READ MORE
Sen. Grace to DOTC: Stop MRT fare hike until service improves, safety upgraded 22-Dec-14, 12:21 PM | InterAksyon.com Sen. Grace Poe on Monday asked the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to defer the "unnecessary and untimely" Metro Rail Transit (MRT) fare increase effective Jan. 4 amid "unmet" public expectations to improve even the basic facilities of the train system.
AWOL Navy officer, last person seen with Marine slain inside camp, hunted 21-Dec-14, 6:38 PM | Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com Stressing the man is not yet deemed a suspect, the military is hunting a Navy officer who has gone AWOL a day after he was seen with a female Marine lieutenant who was found dead inside her car in Fort Bonifacio late November.
FREE FOR XMAS | Anti-graft court grants GMA wish for Christmas furlough 22-Dec-14, 11:28 AM | InterAksyon.com The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on Monday granted the petition of former President and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for a Christmas furlough from 10 a.m. of December 23 to 2 p.m. of December 26.
BREAKING NEWS as of 22-Dec-14, 3:38 PM COCKTALES | Ona gets last hurrah in battle with herbal industry over labelingEnd-November imported car sales grow by double-digitsPolicemen's firearms sealed to prevent indiscriminate firing during holidaysFilinvest Land, Megawide-led group firm up interest in southwest metro transport hubCardinal Tagle's Christmas message in this, the Year of the PoorManila Water eyes completion of new Boracay sewage treatment plant in 2016Orangutan in Argentina zoo granted right to freedomBank of China establishes commodity business center in LondonSen. Grace to DOTC: Stop MRT fare hike until service improves, safety upgradedGlobe, PLDT interconnect landlines in Misamis OrientalSaudi Arabia says won't cut oil outputMeralco likely to offer prepaid metering within first quarter of 2015FREE FOR XMAS | Anti-graft court grants GMA wish for Christmas furloughDMCI selling stake in Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union ExpresswayOPINION | How to pay North Korea back for Sony hack? An ex-CIA analyst has one proposition
End-November imported car sales grow by double-digits Passenger car sales led growth in the first 11 months of the year.
Filinvest Land, Megawide-led group firm up interest in southwest metro transport hub Fourteen other companies that earlier bought bid documents didn't submit their requirements.
Manila Water eyes completion of new Boracay sewage treatment plant in 2016 The facility can treat five million liters per day.
Bank of China establishes commodity business center in London Globe, PLDT interconnect landlines in Misamis Oriental Saudi Arabia says won't cut oil output Meralco likely to offer prepaid metering within first quarter of 2015 DMCI selling stake in Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway Asian shares take cue from Wall Street's rally Palawan island transfer service now available exclusive for AirAsia passengers
Modern Obando landfill seen to proceed soon as CA affirms ruling clearing project 21-Dec-14, 6:07 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com The construction of a 44-hectare modern sanitary landfill in Barangay Salambao, Obando, Bulacan, snagged for years on account of residents' lawsuits, may now proceed without delay as the Court of Appeals affirmed its August 29 ruling.
Big corporations take advantage of post-Yolanda rehab, harass disaster victims - Church official 21-Dec-14, 10:11 AM | InterAksyon.com The public-private partnership framework of the government's rehabilitation program in Yolanda-hit areas are being used by big corporations for their own benefit, said a Church official in charge of helping survivors of the super typhoon recover from the disaster.
SUV driver charged for running over traffic enforcer, leaving him comatose 21-Dec-14, 7:32 PM| Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com Charges of Reckless Imprudence Resulting in Serious Physical Injuries and Driving with an Expired Driverâs License were filed by the Quezon City Prosecutor's Office against the driver of a sports utility vehicle who ran over an MMDA enforcer who was manning traffic on EDSA in Cubao, Quezon City.
Communist rebels in Mindanao to free 9 'POWs' 21-Dec-14, 10:01 PM| InterAksyon.com Communist rebels in Mindanao said they would be freeing all nine 'prisoners of war' whose release has been ordered by the leadership of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
Lacson resigns as rehab chief, effective February 2015 21-Dec-14, 11:16 AM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Presidential Adviser on Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Panfilo Lacson has resigned from his post, effective first week of February 2015.
GIFT OR CURSE? | Number coding lifted Dec. 23-Jan. 4; MMDA tells folk to brace for traffic jams 21-Dec-14, 4:03 PM| Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com Take it as a Christmas gift or a curse: the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is suspending number coding restrictions for two weeks to afford people more mobility in the holidays, but also warns them to plan trips well, given the usual 20-percent rise in traffic congestion.
ISLAMIC STATE SIEGE ENDS | Trapped on Iraqi mountain for months, Yazidis cheer Kurd liberators 21-Dec-14, 5:27 PM| Isabel Coles, Reuters Iraqi Kurdish fighters flashed victory signs as they swept across the northern side of Sinjar mountain on Saturday, two days after breaking through to free hundreds of Yazidis trapped there for months by Islamic State fighters.
TIPS| Make sure Christmas lights are safe – Rescue5 21-Dec-14, 2:57 PM| Karl Angeline S. Ocampo, Interaksyon.com These Christmas lights may bring joy to our eyes and hearts, but could also come with extra hazards, if the substandard ones are used or if they are installed or used improperly. Indeed, the season for celebration should not end up in tragedy. Here are some tips from Rescue5.
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