PAL sees traffic build-up during metro-wide 'quake drill' 30-Jul-15, 4:31 AM | Philippine News Agency
Residents of Kalayaan town in West Philippine Sea facing food shortage 30-Jul-15, 2:44 AM | Archie T. Barone, Philippine News Agency
Zimbabwe hunter granted bail over death of Cecil the lion 30-Jul-15, 12:44 AM | Auntony Zinyange, Agence France-Presse
Shrinking Dead Sea leaves trail of perilous sinkholes 30-Jul-15, 12:26 AM | Ari Rabinovitch, Reuters
Father, 7 others charged with 500 sex abuse offenses against Australian girl 29-Jul-15, 1:12 PM | Agence France-Presse
6 SONAs, 2.2 hours, 12,095 words, and still no mention of FOI 27-July-15, 07:20 PM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
DAP alive and kicking in P3-T proposed 2016 budget - partylist solon 29-Jul-15, 5:42 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The 'specter' of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is back in the proposed 2016 budget, a partylist lawmaker said, echoing earlier warnings by budget watchdog groups.
MRT, post-Yolanda mess to dent armor of PNoy endorsing power - minority solons 29-Jul-15, 3:42 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The independent minority bloc in Congress thinks the continuing woes of typhoon Yolanda survivors because of the snail-paced rehabilitation, and the travails of train riders in Metro Manila, will dent the strength of the President's endorsement of his preferred candidate.
IT'S THEIR RIGHT | AFP 'not threatened' by Chinese live fire drills 29-Jul-15, 1:13 PM | Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com The Armed Forces of the Philippines does not see the live fire military drills China conducted in the South China Sea on Tuesday as a threat, saying it is the right of any sovereign nation to conduct 'exercises that they think are relevant to their own security interests.'
BREAKING NEWS as of 30-Jul-15, 9:50 AM Russia vetoes UN bid to set up tribunal for downed flight MH17MVP to youth during RVR award acceptance, 'Be bold because you're young enough to fail'US urges stronger European voice on South China Sea disputeGov asks BFAR to test water in upper Pampanga River due to fish killSilliman calls for justice for lumad refugees in DavaoAircraft wreckage with 'similarities' to MH370 found in Indian Ocean islandPolice nab 2 suspects in 2008 hazing of university student in Lucena CityEbola cases fall to year low but WHO warns of trouble ahead in Sierra LeonePAL sees traffic build-up during metro-wide 'quake drill'Mysterious plane wreckage sparks MH370 speculationResidents of Kalayaan town in West Philippine Sea facing food shortageWealthy American dentist who killed Cecil the lion poached in USIndia set to overtake China as world's most populous country by 2022: UNZimbabwe hunter granted bail over death of Cecil the lionShrinking Dead Sea leaves trail of perilous sinkholes
Work on first phase of Vista Land's Vista City on track The project is an integrated development that includes commercial and IT hubs, entertainment centers, hospitals and a university town, in addition to residential components.
Bad loans ratio at big banks stays below 2 percent, but picks up for thrifts Big banks' NPL ratio has stayed below 2 percent for six months in a row.
COCKTALES | One-way bet: Ayala triples Fort condo pricing in just a decade The demand for ALI's latest top-end residential condo project in the Fort, West Gallery Place, has been brisk even though the average price of P234,000…
5 groups submit pre-qualifying requirements for Davao Port PPP Project Trade Department sees electronics sector windfall from new WTO deal on IT products Security Bank grows first-half net income by more than a quarter Shift away from bilateral distribution deals to be pursued in phases, says Energy exec Insurance Commission expects industry's premium income to hit P500-billion by 2019 BROWNOUT | 9-hour power interruption in Ilocos provinces set July 31 Philippine stock market trades flat on lack of fresh leads
NO SURPRISE | PNoy to endorse Mar as administration standard bearer Friday - LP sec-gen 29-Jul-15, 2:38 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez and Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com UPDATE 2, 3:19 PM-Confirming the loudest whisper since Monday's State of the Nation Address where President Benigno Aquino III lavished extra praise on Secretary Mar Roxas II, a ranking Liberal Party official said Aquino will endorse the DILG chief as the administration's standard bearer for 2016.
Aircraft wreckage with 'similarities' to MH370 found in Indian Ocean island 30-Jul-15, 7:57 AM | Agence France-Presse | Philippines News Agency | Xinhua (UPDATE, 8:34 a.m.) A mysterious piece of aircraft wreckage that could be part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was found Wednesday on the coast of the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, said a report in the Reunion local press ImazPress.
After PNoy skips FOI in SONA, Palace spokesman asks House to schedule bill for 2nd reading 29-Jul-15, 9:29 PM| Leslie D. Venzon, Philippine News Agency Malacanang on Wednesday appealed to leaders of the House of Representatives to immediately schedule the Freedom of Information bill for second reading saying the Aquino administration remains committed to institutionalizing transparency and accountability.
DOH to discontinue cervical cancer vaccination for Grade 4 students 29-Jul-15, 8:41 PM| Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com The Department of Health will discontinue school-based vaccinations against cervical cancer for Grade 4 students, Secretary Janet Garin said Wednesday.
7 million expected to join metrowide quake drill on July 30 28-Jul-15, 5:08 PM| Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com Some 7 million people are expected to participate in Thursday’s (July 30) metrowide quake drill, for which the MMDA firmed up preparations in its last meeting with business groups, state agencies and 17 local government units in the metropolis, and the diplomatic corps.
DOTC wants MRT-3 owner to drop raps vs. addition of 48 train cars 28-Jul-15, 6:24 PM| Philippines News Agency Taking its cue from President Benigno S. Aquino III’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Tuesday urged the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) owner to drop its bid to stop the addition of 48 new train cars to the rail system.
Probe of alleged abduction of INC ministers still on despite NBI’s claim case ‘closed’ - De Lima 29-Jul-15, 6:57 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Authorities continue to investigate the alleged abduction of 10 ministers of the Iglesia ni Cristo despite an earlier pronouncement by a ranking official of the National Bureau of Investigation that the case is deemed “closed.”
Drilon, Poe nix Cayetano bid to reopen Mamasapano probe 29-Jul-15, 6:19 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senate President Franklin Drilon and Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday thumbed down a proposal by Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano to reopen the probe into the January 25 Mamasapano incident.
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Agoda.com study shows world’s most generous hotel reviewers, Filipinos rank no. 7 Which nationalities tended to rate hotels higher or lower than average?
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