VIDEO | Junjun Binay camp decries Ombudsman's 'dismissal by press release' Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 5:29 PM | InterAksyon.com | With a News5 video report
Cotabato City, 5 Maguindanao towns named 'areas of immediate concern' in 2016 polls Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 11:35 AM | Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com
Hijacker, rapper, and spoken word artist among 11 speakers at TEDxDiliman, Oct. 11 Thu, Oct 8, 2015, 11:17 AM | By Tricia Aquino | Photo by BMLab for TEDxDiliman | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon.com
Suspect in Italian ex-priest's kidnapping arrested as cops identify gang leader Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 1:45 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | Agence France-Presse
DPWH to close Ayala Bridge all weekends of October Thu, Oct 8, 2015, 4:18 PM | InterAksyon.com
OPINION | One of the special few: Joker Arroyo, 1927-2015 10-October-15 07:09 AM | James Ross, Human Rights Watch READ MORE
Lumad deprived of state protection - UN refugee agency Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 12:40 PM | InterAksyon.com The United Nations’ refugee agency said the more than 6,000 indigenous people who have fled their homes in Mindanao because of atrocities and threats from the military and militias 'have not benefited from state protection' and warned that more lumad communities are at risk of displacement.
Critics see pork perpetuation as House approves P3-trillion budget for 2016 Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 10:23 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The House of Representatives on late Friday approved on second and third reading the proposed P3.002 trillion budget for 2016 which, critics said, was just a perpetuation of the pork barrel.
China vows to keep building on reefs in South China Sea as lighthouses are completed Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 11:27 AM | Reuters | Agence France-Presse (UPDATED 7:03 PM) China on Saturday vowed to continue building in disputed reefs of the South China Sea, as state media said construction had finished on two lighthouses on reefs claimed by other countries.
BREAKING NEWS as of Sun, Oct 11, 2015, 12:02 AM NTA approves new floor prices for tobaccoThousands demonstrate in Berlin against EU-US free trade dealAt least 86 killed in Turkey's deadliest attackNobel laureate chemist Richard Heck, 84, dies in ManilaDOWN SOUTH | On Trees and CitiesGovt to spend P1B to fight HIV epidemic next yearAt least 30 dead in 'terrorist' attack on Ankara peace rallyBongbong officially declares quest for VP postN.Korea leader says forces can 'fight any war' with USDBM insists lump-sum appropriations no longer in 2016 budgetRobinsons Malls adjudged a PWD-friendly mallWith Russian escalation in Syria, West should give up on toppling Assad - analystsMore transparency on controversial TPP urgedPassage of copycat bills for sale, privatization of coco levy assets scoredYoung illegal recruiter nabbed in Mandaluyong sting
NTA approves new floor prices for tobacco The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) has approved new floor prices for tobacco for the trading years 2016 and 2017 which, it said, would bring additional…
More transparency on controversial TPP urged More transparency concerning the newly achieved controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is being sought by countries, organizations and politicians.
Bloomberry to turn Quezon City property into mixed-use devt Sureste Properties Inc. (SPI), the hotel and resort development arm of Bloomberry Resorts Corp. (BLOOM), is buying a 1.57-hectare lot in Vertis North, Quezon City…
Chinese slowdown would hit Asia-Pacific region hard -- IMF PAL ground employees union files notice of strike Manufacturing sector recovers from 3-month drop in August Think tank belies claim of better jobs outlook in PHL Global oil prices climb on weak US dollar, Middle East worries Four major gaming studios planning to enter the Philippines PLDT Capital invests $10 million in US mobile platform Phunware
Bombs topple power towers in North Cotabato Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 10:02 AM | Philippine News Agency Suspected extortionists set off improvised explosive devices that toppled two towers of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines Friday night, cutting power to Maguindanao province, including Cotabato City, and parts of North Cotabato for about four hours.
VIDEO | Junjun Binay camp decries Ombudsman's 'dismissal by press release' Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 5:29 PM | InterAksyon.com | With a News5 video report (UPDATED WITH VIDEO) The camp of suspended mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Binay claimed on late Friday afternoon it has yet to receive a copy of his alleged dismissal order and perpetual disqualification from service from the Office of the Ombudsman.
Recto seeks specific budget items for El Niño Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 9:11 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senate President Ralph Recto seeks specific funding in the 2016 budget for EL Niño mitigation measures on agriculture output and for dampening the economic impact and effects of the projected dry spell.
As SEA economic woes test reserves, post-Asian-crisis defenses, PHL rests on buffer: OFW flows Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 12:18 AM| As SEA economic woes test reserves, post-Asian-crisis defenses, PHL has solid buffer: OFW flows Reuters Southeast Asia has spent the best past of two decades shoring defenses against a repeat of the Asian financial crisis, including building up record foreign exchange reserves, yet is now feeling vulnerable to speculative attacks again. For the Philippines, OFW remittances provide a solid buffer.
DAANG MALAPAD, MABILIS | Binay vows lower corporate income taxes Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 4:57 PM| Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Vice President and presidential aspirant Jejomar Binay asserts he is a firm believer that more affordable corporate income taxes will result in greater profitability, which will, in turn, result in higher revenues for the government.
Ditching Senate bid, Quezon City Mayor Bautista opts to run for reelection Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 10:51 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has ditched plans of gunning for a Senate seat and will instead seek reelection in the May 2016 elections.
Suspect in Italian ex-priest's kidnapping arrested as cops identify gang leader Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 1:45 PM| Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | Agence France-Presse (UPDATE - 3:42 p.m.) A suspect in the kidnapping of Italian former priest Rolando del Torchio was arrested in Pagadian City Friday night while a suspected member of the Abu Sayyaf allegedly involved in the 2002 kidnapping of Jehovah's Witnesses was captured in Zamboanga City Saturday morning.
7 Pinoys rescued at sea back from Japan Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 8:42 AM| InterAksyon.com Seven fishermen from Pangasinan who were rescued by a Japan-bound cargo vessel after their boat was sunk by tropical storm 'Kabayan' have been repatriated, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.
WEEKEND GUIDE | ManilArt 2015, Best Food Forward, and two film festivals to enjoy Gaze at beautiful art pieces, Indulge in unique and delicious eats and drinks, do your early holiday shopping, or watch a local play or foreign…
WEEKEND CHEF | Chef Claude Tayag revamps Pampanga's iconic 'sisig' as a tasty terrine For a picnic or for a party, this delicious pork terrine inspired from a famous Filipino dish is a sure hit as a starter on…
DOWN SOUTH | On Trees and Cities This writer urges her fellow city dwellers: "Walk the city you are running."
DOWN SOUTH | On Trees and Cities WEEKEND CHEF | Chef Claude Tayag revamps Pampanga's iconic 'sisig' as a tasty terrine WEEKEND GUIDE | ManilArt 2015, Best Food Forward, and two film festivals to enjoy From craft coffee to ‘bacon everything’: UST students sell unique finds at Entrep Bazaar in Robinson Hijacker, rapper, and spoken word artist among 11 speakers at TEDxDiliman, Oct. 11 INKCANTO | National Artist Cirilo Bautista: On the Joy of Poetry Robinsons Malls treats early holiday shoppers to Giant Sale in October