British soul legend Joe Cocker dead at 70 23-Dec-14, 3:20 AM | Shaun Tandon, Agence France-Presse | Mary Milliken and Eric Kelsey, Reuters
Ebola death toll passes 7,500 23-Dec-14, 3:49 AM | Agence France-Presse
China charges Jackie Chan's son over drug offense 23-Dec-14, 6:23 AM | Ben Blanchard, Reuters
Pope lambastes Vatican administration as sick with power and greed 23-Dec-14, 1:27 AM | Philip Pullella, Reuters | Ella Ide, Agence France-Presse
URGENT TRAFFIC ALERT | Southbound Roxas Blvd. closed to traffic Tuesday for MMFF Parade of Stars 22-Dec-14, 6:39 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com
CONGRATS! Fil-Am from Cavite is a California Teacher of the Year 22-December-14, 07:15 AM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
Pemberton asks DOJ to reinvestigate murder raps; prosecutors nix his motion to halt proceedings 22-Dec-14, 5:51 PM | Ansbert B. Joaquin, InterAksyon.com | with Brian Maglungsod Both public and private prosecutors in the murder case against a US Marine accused of killing Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude are opposing the defense motion to suspend proceedings, and moved for the immediate arraignment of the accused.
Bleak Christmas for Revilla as Sandiganbayan rejects his motion for bail 23-Dec-14, 12:58 AM | Sammy F. Martin, Philippine News Agency For failure to present strong evidence to prove that the plunder and graft cases he is facing are weak, detained Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. said he expects a bleak Christmas after the Sandiganbayan denied his motion for bail.
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 23-Dec-14, 8:42 AM Rolling Stone asks Columbia Journalism School to probe flawed rape storyHow did Congressman Nava's gun turn up at Bilibid? Guimaras rep explains sideUS fines Israeli bank $270 million in tax evasion caseNo charges for Milwaukee cop who shot a black manBlackout in Nueva Ecija - NGCPChina charges Jackie Chan's son over drug offenseFrom Baltic to Asia, East-West aerial confrontations heat upPNoy set to sign into law P2.6-T national budget on TuesdayEbola death toll passes 7,500British soul legend Joe Cocker dead at 70Police officers' slaying raises pressure on New York mayorPope lambastes Vatican administration as sick with power and greedBleak Christmas for Revilla as Sandiganbayan rejects his motion for bailCan the blood of Ebola survivors create a cure?Philippine economy seen rebounding in fourth quarter
US fines Israeli bank $270 million in tax evasion case Israel's Bank Leumi Group has admitted to helping US taxpayers hide assets and agreed to pay a $270-million fine to settle a criminal probe, the…
Philippine economy seen rebounding in fourth quarter The full-year official goal however cannot be met.
Bangko Sentral extends Libyan currency exchange facility The facility will be extended for six months.
Metro Pacific announces restructuring of Landco STI claims control over PWU After legal threat, gov't seeks talks with Metro Pacific over SCTEX price challenge PLDT expects landline broadband customer count to hit a million Philippine share prices post modest gains Customs misses 11-month collection goal End-November imported car sales grow by double-digits
END OF AN ERA | Benitezes resign, hand over PWU to STI group that bailed out school 22-Dec-14, 3:35 PM | InterAksyon.com Key members of the Benitez Group irrevocably resigned as members and trustees of Philippine Women's University Monday, ceding majority to STI Holdings Inc.
Go to UST | Tens of thousands of youth expected for meeting with Pope Francis 22-Dec-14, 6:10 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com UST rector Fr. Herminio Dagohoy says Pope Francis appeals to the youth because they see Jesus in him.
Miriam seeks probe of slow Zamboanga siege rehab 22-Dec-14, 6:50 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago discloses there are still about 4,130 families who still live in temporary shelters more than one year after the violent standoff.
Probe looms on LGU execs' misuse of P2.7-B pork funds in 2013 22-Dec-14, 5:05 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Sen. Miriam Santiago has sought an inquiry into the alleged misuse of about P2.7-billion pork barrel in 2013, as cited in a special review by the Commission on Audit (COA).
AMPARO VS. LEILA | De Lima writing her own Constitution, says con moved to NBI 22-Dec-14, 5:34 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Atty. Ferdinand Topacio points out DOJ has no power to transfer the petitioner from NBP to the NBI detention facility without a court order and hold him, effectively, incommunicado.
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.
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.
Abu Sayyaf member, wanted for Basilan kidnappings, captured in Zamboanga Sibugay 22-Dec-14, 6:57 PM| InterAksyon.com An Abu Sayyaf bandit wanted for his role in a series of kidnappings for ransom between 2009 and 2011 was captured by joint military and police forces in Zamboanga Sibugay Province, Saturday (December 20).
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