INC protest vigil enters 2nd day at DOJ 28-Aug-15, 2:12 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com | with Roices Naguit, News5
'Hard hitting' Ozamiz 'Ratsada' broadcaster shot at least 10 times 27-Aug-15, 9:19 PM | InterAksyon.com
2.4M VOTERS TO GO | Be a hero! Get your biometrics this holiday, advocacy groups urge 28-Aug-15, 1:08 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com
STATEMENT | Time to end all enforced disappearances 28-Aug-15, 10:51 AM | Ban Ki-Moon, secretary general, United Nations
FATAL GUNBATTLE | Undercover cops shoot dead Angeles City's No. 3 Most Wanted 27-Aug-15, 8:59 PM | Jess Malabanan, InterAksyon.com
10 YEARS AFTER KATRINA | Obama marks rebirth of New Orleans 27-August-15, 07:13 AM | Andrew Beatty, Agence France-Presse READ MORE
VIDEO, TRAFFIC TEMPERS RISING | Aquino floats odd-even traffic scheme, asks for 'patience' 27-Aug-15, 2:48 PM | Roices Naguit, News5 | InterAksyon.com President Aquino floats the 'radical' idea of cutting the volume of vehicles on the streets effectively by half - with the controversial odd-even scheme - as he appeals for more patience, understanding and cooperation as the government strives to grapple with traffic congestion.
INC protest vigil enters 2nd day at DOJ 28-Aug-15, 2:12 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com | with Roices Naguit, News5 A vigil by protesting members of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) entered its second day on Friday at the Department of Justice, with a message to DOJ officials to stop 'meddling' in the internal affairs of the home-grown sect recently rocked by internal squabbles.
Philippines seeks 'real-time' U.S. help in disputed South China Sea 27-Aug-15, 8:41 PM | Reuters The Philippines seeks assistance from the United States for 'real-time' monitoring of developments in the South China Sea, amid China's rapid expansion in the area.
BREAKING NEWS as of 28-Aug-15, 3:16 PM Businessmen urges Pnoy to appoint a traffic czarCOCKTALES | Villar, Razon, Co buy back shares as investors rush to exitINC protest vigil enters 2nd day at DOJWEEKEND GUIDE | August 28 to 30: MaArte Fair, Philippine Literary Fest, and silent film screeningsNOT JUST ABOUT MONEY | Migrante says Zero Remittance Day a preview of OFW voteVIDEO | Zero Remittance Day 'unnecessary'? Govt made it inevitable - Migrante2.4M VOTERS TO GO | Be a hero! Get your biometrics this holiday, advocacy groups urgeMiriam seeks probe of 'gaps' in spending for transportationFamily of murdered Bohol councilor blasts bungled handling of caseDespite mass killings, on-air murders, experts don't see gun control in US any time soonEXCLUSIVE | Ericsson CEO Vestberg on 5G's potential impact in the PhilippinesApple may launch new iPhones at Sept 9 eventRestore cuts to budgets of 59 SUCs, Poe urges CongressSTATEMENT | Time to end all enforced disappearancesBinay backs moves to lower income tax rates
Businessmen urges Pnoy to appoint a traffic czar The business group Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) wants President Benigno Aquino to appoint a "traffic czar" who will be in charge of solving…
Cebu Pacific seeks more flights to Taiwan The carrier is requesting for 5,850 more weekly seats.
Government taps online job-matching site Kalibrr to help fill vacancies DBM and Kalibrr today signed an agreement in which the startup would post government vacancies free of charge for a year.
Philippine stock index returns above 7,000 For 1.8-billion global Muslim market, completion of national halal lab in Koronadal eyed by 2016 Mall tycoon Henry Sy remains Philippines' richest for 8th consecutive year Philippine economy picks up in second quarter on infra spending Philippine stocks climb after trading returns to normal Philippine economic growth accelerated in second quarter, says Budget chief Philippines launches fresh bond swap to bring down cost of debt, lengthen maturities
NOT JUST ABOUT MONEY | Migrante says Zero Remittance Day a preview of OFW vote 28-Aug-15, 1:33 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com UPDATE 2:51PM-The 'Zero Remittance Day' protest does not only underscore the OFW sector's economic importance but is also a preview of the clout it can wield in 2016 elections, Migrante said. The Senate, meanwhile, was urged to 'codify' the President's order vs random balikbayan box checks.
VIDEO | Zero Remittance Day 'unnecessary'? Govt made it inevitable - Migrante 28-Aug-15, 1:32 PM | InterAksyon.com Migrante-Middle East took issue Friday with a DFA official's description of the Zero-Remittance Day as 'unnecessary,' stressing that the novel protest had to be carried out to signal to the administration the OFW sector's outrage over undue burdens on them, such as the recent balibayan box fiasco.
US plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation 26-Aug-15, 7:57 PM| Reuters The United States plans to increase the number of military and humanitarian drills it conducts in the Asia-Pacific as part of a new strategy to counter China's rapid expansion in the South China Sea, the Philippine military said on Wednesday.
STATEMENT | Time to end all enforced disappearances 28-Aug-15, 10:51 AM| Ban Ki-Moon, secretary general, United Nations The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance affirms unequivocally that the use of enforced disappearance is illegal under any circumstances, including war, internal political instability or any other public emergency.
'Hard hitting' Ozamiz 'Ratsada' broadcaster shot at least 10 times 27-Aug-15, 9:19 PM| InterAksyon.com A broadcaster described as 'hard hitting' was felled by four assassins along a busy street in front of a shopping mall in Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental.
Lumad decry airborne 'abduction' of 14 in Bukidnon but military says operation targeted 'NPA' 28-Aug-15, 8:22 AM| InterAksyon.com Indigenous people's organizations in Bukidnon decried what they called the 'abduction' of 14 of their leaders and members from a hinterland village of Kitao-tao town even as northern Mindanao media reported a massive military operation that netted suspected members of the New People's Army.
Broadcaster Taberna's coffee shop strafed 28-Aug-15, 9:41 AM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com A coffee shop in Quezon City owned by ABS-CBN broadcaster Anthony Taberna was strafed early Friday morning.
Miriam seeks probe of 'gaps' in spending for transportation 28-Aug-15, 12:31 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago urged colleagues on Friday to immediately investigate what she called 'gaps' in government spending for transportation that the Commission on Audit has identified.
WEEKEND GUIDE | August 28 to 30: MaArte Fair, Philippine Literary Fest, and silent film screenings Enjoy Filipino craftsmanship and literature, watch Japanese silent films, and party hard this weekend.
J.CO launches Colombian Supremo Coffee and new lifestyle concept stores to match Keep warm and energized for the rainy days with a cup of J.CO's newest coffee variety.
Sing along to Vehnee Saturno hits in ’Chuva Choo Choo: The Mr. Kupido Musical’ The master songwriter promises to delight and entertain theater buffs with a new musical featuring his hit songs.
WEEKEND GUIDE | August 28 to 30: MaArte Fair, Philippine Literary Fest, and silent film screenings J.CO launches Colombian Supremo Coffee and new lifestyle concept stores to match CHILDREN’S BOOK | ‘Inang Kalikasan’s Bad Hair Day’ is solved without shampoo and conditioner Watsons Philippines wins at Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards Sing along to Vehnee Saturno hits in ’Chuva Choo Choo: The Mr. Kupido Musical’ Ancient Philippine gold treasures make it to New York for September 11 exhibition ART GUIDE | August 24-31: Pablo Gallery turns X and Alwin Reamillo’s hedgehog village