#MMShakeDrill | Residents climb down 34 floors, take groupfies in earthquake simulation 30-Jul-15, 12:55 PM | Text by Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon.com
3 firms, including Smartmatic, buy bid documents for P3.1-B PCOS refurbishment bidding 30-Jul-15, 10:48 PM | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com
Afghan Taliban confirm leader Mullah Omar's death 30-Jul-15, 11:21 PM | Anuj Chopra, Agence France-Presse
Contempt citation sought for school's defiance of CA order 30-Jul-15, 3:23 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com
MVP to youth during RVR award acceptance, 'Be bold because you're young enough to fail' 30-Jul-15, 9:22 AM | Jose Bimbo Santos, InterAksyon.com
6 SONAs, 2.2 hours, 12,095 words, and still no mention of FOI 27-July-15, 07:20 PM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
Group accuses Smartmatic of changing source code of PCOS machines 30-Jul-15, 7:13 PM | Philippines News Agency An election case was filed on Thursday before the Commission on Elections against officials of Smartmatic–Total Information Management (TIM) Corp. for allegedly altering the source code of the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines in the May 13, 2013 midterm polls.
Comelec to award OMR contract to Smartmatic-TIM 30-Jul-15, 6:45 PM | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com The Commission on Elections is all but poised to award the contract for supply of 70,977 OMR machines to Smartmatic-Tim.
#MMShakeDrill, VIDEO | MMDA: Millions do the duck, cover, hold 30-Jul-15, 7:34 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com |Video Report by Renz Ongkiko, News5 The MMDA estimated that 6-M people joined the metro-wide earthquake drill, conducted to heighten awareness and preparedness for a possible magnitude 7.2 earthquake. Phivolcs chief Renato Solidum says everyone should brace not just for movements in the West Valley Fault, but also the Manila Trench.
BREAKING NEWS as of 31-Jul-15, 10:54 AM VIDEO | VP Binay unfazed by a rematch with Roxas in 2016WEEKEND TRAFFIC ADVISORY | NCR reblocking and road repair scheduleOPINION | Why the West may miss the Taliban's Mullah OmarPNoy, Mar Roxas arrive at Club FilipinoIsland nations seek UN help to combat climate changeGlobe Telecom unit wins part of DOST's Free Wi-Fi contractSocial Watch blasts lack of transparency on Yolanda funds for 2016PHOTOS | All set for Mar's big day at Club Filipino6 hurt as ultra-Orthodox Jew attacks gay pride parade in JerusalemAsia shares edge up, wary of China volatilityBallet Philippines’ 46th season: With ‘Dance Spring’ comes a new crop of principal dancersWEEKEND GUIDE | July 31 to August 2: Dance concerts, craft fairs, and a pet expoMARIE YUVIENCO | SONA 2015: What Noynoy left unsaid70,000 Liberian births unrecorded amid Ebola crisis - UNICEFCop tagged triggerman in slay of Negros Occidental board member, bodyguard
Asia shares edge up, wary of China volatility MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up about 0.1 percent in early trading, but set for a weekly loss of more than…
Amid protest threat, gov't ready to discuss with truckers extension of one-truck lane policy The government is ready to sit down with the association of truckers to settle their disagreement with the MMDA’s decision to extend for another six…
Davao economic growth tops other Philippine regions in 2014 Davao Region grew by 9.4 percent year-on-year.
Semirara Mining loses ISO certifications after Panian accident Pryce to share in the cost of drilling Hawkeye-1 oil well Property sector benefiting from Philippines' jump in global rankings, says exec Labor pool can't keep pace with Philippines' construction boom 7-Eleven's Philippine licensee to speed up store expansion Power unit pulls down Aboitiz Group's first-half net income Metro Manila's 3rd transport terminal to rise near Veterans Memorial Medical Center
PNoy, Mar Roxas arrive at Club Filipino 31-Jul-15, 10:01 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 10:57 a.m.) Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II has arrived at the Club Filipino for a gathering of the Liberal Party where he is expected to be anointed by President Benigno Aquino III to be the administration standard bearer in the 2016 elections.
VIDEO | VP Binay unfazed by a rematch with Roxas in 2016 31-Jul-15, 10:37 AM | JV Arcena, News5 It will be like a boxing rematch. This was what Vice President Jejomar Binay said about the prospect of Interior Secretary Mar Roxas becoming the standard bearer of the administration in the 2016 presidential elections.
WALANG IWANAN, PEKSMAN | Pacman gives word to UNA, amid feelers from LP 30-Jul-15, 3:10 PM| JV Arcena, News5 Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao assured Vice President Jejomar Binay he will stay with the United Nationalist Alliance, a day after a colleague of the boxing icon said he was seriously mulling over feelers to bolt the UNA and join the administration party.
'IF I WERE PRESIDENT' | In draft SONA, Marcos highlights development areas missed by Aquino 30-Jul-15, 6:13 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com While contemplating a run for higher office in 2016, Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos on Wednesday highlighted development areas that he thinks will propel the country to prosperity, but were missed by President Aquino.
China says U.S. 'militarizing' South China Sea 30-Jul-15, 8:28 PM| Reuters China's Defense Ministry ramps up the rhetoric on the South China Sea ahead of a key regional security meeting in Malaysia next week.
OFWs celebrate World Day vs Trafficking with #DiAko4Sale selfies 30-Jul-15, 5:11 PM| InterAksyon.com To drive home the message on the need to fight human trafficking, OFWs took part in a joint social media campaign of two migrant worker solidarity groups. They posted selfies bearing the hashtag #DiAko4Sale to demonstrate their support for the global observance of World Day Against Trafficking.
2014 realignment allegations misleading - DBM 30-Jul-15, 8:07 PM| InterAksyon.com Various transfers of appropriation under the 2014 budget were legitimate and open to public scrutiny, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said Thursday, after Kabataan Partylist Representative Terry Ridon alleged that P323.6 billion in funds were improperly realigned in 2014.
Riddle of missing flight MH370 confounds experts 30-Jul-15, 8:16 PM| Agence France-Presse An explanation for the event might become possible if a large piece of debris found on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion this week turns out to be part of the ill-fated Boeing 777.
WEEKEND GUIDE | July 31 to August 2: Dance concerts, craft fairs, and a pet expo Enjoy a variety of activities from art festivals, craft pairs, pet activities, and more as you unwind this weekend
Ballet Philippines’ 46th season: With ‘Dance Spring’ comes a new crop of principal dancers The country's premier ballet company leaps forward with performances tackling themes like HIV and the human body.
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Ballet Philippines’ 46th season: With ‘Dance Spring’ comes a new crop of principal dancers WEEKEND GUIDE | July 31 to August 2: Dance concerts, craft fairs, and a pet expo #DineCALABARZON | An Mercado-Alcantara: ‘Small is big’ in local tourism Dine CALABARZON | Ige Ramos: ‘Heritage cuisine should be preserved for future generations’ At Dine Philippines 2015′s CALABARZON leg, promoting local cuisine as a destination #MMShakeDrill | Residents climb down 34 floors, take groupfies in earthquake simulation Agoda.com study shows world’s most generous hotel reviewers, Filipinos rank no. 7