PH bags 2nd, 3rd place in World Sudoku tilt, helps set world record 28-Jul-15, 12:05 PM | InterAksyon.com
JESSICA ZAFRA | SWOT Analysis: PNoy's Last SONA 28-Jul-15, 10:45 AM | JESSICA ZAFRA
MEL STA.MARIA | Why we still listened to the President's SONA 28-Jul-15, 11:35 AM | MEL STA.MARIA
Environmental watchdogs take case of Canadian trash to Basel Convention secretariat 28-Jul-15, 11:22 AM | InterAksyon.com
School won't give salutatorian in viral video certificate of good moral character to enroll in UST 28-Jul-15, 11:53 AM | Philippines News Agency
6 SONAs, 2.2 hours, 12,095 words, and still no mention of FOI 27-July-15, 07:20 PM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
PNOY'S LAST SONA | Aquino lists priority bills, blames GMA again, thanks 'Daang Matuwid' partners 27-Jul-15, 4:30 PM | InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 3 - 6:29 p.m.) President Benigno S. Aquino III used his last SONA to list the priority legislation he wants Congress to pass until the end of his term, blame much of his problems on his predecessor, and thank his Cabinet for helping him fulfill the promise of 'Daang Matuwid.'
Palace to submit proposed P3-trillion 2016 budget to House Tuesday afternoon 28-Jul-15, 10:10 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Malacanang will submit to the House of Representatives the proposed P3-trillion 2016 national budget at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
6 SONAs, 2.2 hours, 12,095 words, and still no mention of FOI 27-Jul-15, 7:20 PM | InterAksyon.com In the longest State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Philippine history, President Benigno Aquino III thanked his Cabinet, his supporters, and even the people behind his hair and wardrobe, but glaringly omitted mention of what many had deemed a cornerstone policy to institutionalize Daang Matuwid.
BREAKING NEWS as of 28-Jul-15, 1:40 PM OPINION | Battling human trafficking: Yes, you canSouth Cotabato celebrates first birthday of 100 millionth symbolic babyOver half of Filipino families see themselves as poor - SWSVIDEO | Chinese mom saves child as she falls to death in escalator landing tragedyPMA entrance test set Aug. 229 YEARS AFTER | 5 soldiers arrested for burning alive teen photographer at anti-Pinochet rallyPH bags 2nd, 3rd place in World Sudoku tilt, helps set world recordPhilippine stock index barely holds above 7,500Asian stocks hit three-week lows as China gloom spreadsSchool won't give salutatorian in viral video certificate of good moral character to enroll in USTMEL STA.MARIA | Why we still listened to the President's SONAEscudero quits as Senate finance chairEnvironmental watchdogs take case of Canadian trash to Basel Convention secretariatVOTERS 'DESERVE BETTER' | Obama criticizes tone of 2016 US presidential debate'NAKALIMUTAN' | Group scores PNoy for ignoring state of agriculture in last SONA
Philippine stock index barely holds above 7,500 Decliners edged out advancers, 92 to 42.
Asian stocks hit three-week lows as China gloom spreads MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.8 percent in early deals.
Breakup of Calata, Galicia meat joint venture looms The dispute comes a year-and-a-half after Calata and the Galicia family formed the partnership.
Drop in trading gains pulls down Union Bank's net income Philex Petroleum's loss widens in first half Wall Street drops as China stock slump stokes growth fears SM Prime increases office leasing space at Mall of Asia complex NFA corners bulk of government subsidy in May Hitachi keen on bidding for Clark Rail Project Meralco's first-half earnings up more than a fifth on higher electricity sales
'ARAW-ARAW MAHAL NA ARAW' | A working mom's agony of riding the MRT 27-Jul-15, 2:25 AM | Annie Ruth M. Calambacal, photos by Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com Each day in Emelita Yabut's life is quite the same as the next: eight hours of work, four hours of sleep, and eight hours of commuting, including lining up and riding the MRT four hours a day. "Parang replay lang ang buhay ko," she says.
China eyes new cruise link to disputed South China Sea islands 27-Jul-15, 3:54 PM | Reuters Chinese authorities plan to start a second cruise ship link to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday, in a move that may irk Vietnam, which also claims the islets.
Militant lawmakers raise a ruckus at SONA, are booed by Senate President 27-Jul-15, 8:59 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com | Marlene Alcaide, News5 When the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives raised banners and jeered at the end of the SONA, Senate President Franklin Drilon grabbed the microphone and booed the protesters.
Pope calls for release of Jesuit priest, Orthodox bishops abducted in Syria 27-Jul-15, 3:04 PM| Philip Pullella, Reuters Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for the release of an Italian Jesuit priest and two Orthodox bishops kidnapped in Syria two years ago, asking leaders to work for the freedom of all those abducted there.
VIDEO | 'MRT PA RIN': Poe echoes warning PNoy's achievements will be buried by train mess 27-Jul-15, 3:41 PM| InterAksyon.com | News5 (UPDATED - 4:25 p.m.) She declined, out of respect, to give an arbitrary scorecard for President Aquino until after he has delivered his final SONA, but Sen. Grace Poe echoed a warning that much of what he has achieved the past five years will be buried by public anger over the MRT woes.
VIDEO, SONA2015 | Aquino lays out AFP modernization roadmap in the face of sea dispute 27-Jul-15, 6:05 PM| InterAksyon.com President Aquino lists salient items expected to come as part of the Armed Forces of the Philippines modernization program during the course of his State of the Nation Address.
#SONA2015 | 2016 polls would be ultimate referendum of ‘Daang Matuwid’ - President Aquino 28-Jul-15, 7:27 AM| Jose Cielito M. Reganit, Philippines News Agency President Aquino said the upcoming 2016 national elections would be a gauge of his "Daang Matuwid" platform even as he urged Filipinos to make his reforms a "way of life" that will ultimately pave the way for the Philippines into becoming a first world country in the next generation.
VIDEO | INC members on vigil outside Manalos' home blame Sanggunian for woes 27-Jul-15, 1:14 PM| Hannibal Talete, News5 Some members of the Iglesia ni Cristo opted to continue their vigil outside the Quezon City house of the sect founder's grandchildren and daughter-in-law, who were earlier expelled from INC in a power struggle that has stunned the nation.
SONA 2015 COCKTAIL MENU | No more baked ham, but there’ll be Black Angus this year The post-SONA 2015 cocktail party costs more than Php500,000.
VIDEO | Take a peek at the designer gowns you'll see at SONA 2015 today Here's a preview of the designer gowns that the country's solons will be wearing today.
SONA 2015 | While you were waiting: 10 scenes at the red carpet walk Here's a behind-the-scenes look at this year's SONA 2015 event.
SONA 2015 FASHION | First look: Subdued and understated gowns prevail at red carpet walk SONA 2015 | While you were waiting: 10 scenes at the red carpet walk VIDEO | Take a peek at the designer gowns you'll see at SONA 2015 today SONA 2015 COCKTAIL MENU | No more baked ham, but there’ll be Black Angus this year NINJA MAMA | How to find that fountain of youth CHOW BUZZ | #MagnumNowOrNever: Good-bye, Magnum Manila Pop-up Café at SM Aura WEEKEND CHEF | Chef Myke ‘Tatung’ Sarthou’s Chicken Binakol, Balbacua, and Kinilaw