DAIG ANG MAYNILA? | Jakarta has world's worst traffic but no relief seen for another decade 18-Apr-15, 8:33 AM | Charlotte Greenfield, Reuters
BBL will create 'sub-state' with 'equal strength' to national government - ex-UP Law Dean Magallona 18-Apr-15, 7:47 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com
Philippines says South China Sea dispute a global problem 18-Apr-15, 5:15 AM | Manuel Mogato and David Brunnstrom, Reuters
This remote Amazon tribe in Venezuela has antibiotic resistant genes 18-Apr-15, 6:09 AM | Kerry Sheridan, Agence France-Presse
Mindanao coal-fired power plant contract draws 12 potential bidders 17-Apr-15, 11:38 PM | InterAksyon.com
BBL will create 'sub-state' with 'equal strength' to national government - ex-UP Law Dean Magallona 18-April-15, 07:47 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
BBL will create 'sub-state' with 'equal strength' to national government - ex-UP Law Dean Magallona 18-Apr-15, 7:47 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law will create not just a new autonomous homeland but a 'sub-state' with 'equal strength' to the national government, a noted law expert warned ahead of Congress' resumption of deliberations on the measure next week.
Philippines says South China Sea dispute a global problem 18-Apr-15, 5:15 AM | Manuel Mogato and David Brunnstrom, Reuters Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said on Friday the territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea was of concern for the world because global trade will be hit by China's reclamation.
Balikatan war games start Monday under China's shadow 18-Apr-15, 10:31 AM | Joel Guinto, Agence France-Presse Thousands of American and Filipino soldiers on Monday will kick off expanded war games, showcasing a deepening defense alliance as alarm bells ring over China.
BREAKING NEWS as of 19-Apr-15, 12:26 AM Kiev lists Russian military units allegedly in UkraineIsrael, Palestinians 'reach accord' on frozen taxesSaudi vows to cover UN aid call for Yemen, keeps up air raidsIS claims responsibility for deadly Afghan bombing - President GhaniEverest mountaineers mourn avalanche dead one year onIndigenous practices in the Cordilleras effective in curbing forest firesMarcos: Jaafar's stand not to surrender members shows no respect for rule of lawPH embassy in Tripoli evacuates 181 Pinoys out of Libya; more OFWs arriveAFP chief welcomes Jalandoni's call to resume peace talks40 container vans of suspect 'NFA' rice confiscated in BulacanThree-cornered joust for AFP top postNHMFC expands ISO certification for its Borrower Counseling SystemCHOW BUZZ | Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 places PH at the center of the culinary world’s attentionPH as next center of gastronomy at Madrid Fusion Manila; SM Supermalls sets special activitiesWEEKEND GUIDE | April 17-19: Craft bazaars, concerts, and plays
Mindanao coal-fired power plant contract draws 12 potential bidders The winning bidder will obtain the right to manage the output of the 200-MW facility.
Splash's first-quarter profit up by nearly half The personal care segment drove growth.
PAL mounting flights to Papua New Guinea, New Zealand this year The two additional destinations bring to 35 PAL's international network.
San Miguel begins work on second segment of Skyway Stage 3 project Government grounds fleet of bus company behind Eastern Samar fatal accident Canada's TVI Pacific puts off planned listing at PH stock market Asian shares at fresh seven-year high, look past weak U.S. data PNB grows earnings despite drop in trading gains Ayala's 2 wind farms bag feed-in tariff Selling resumes at Philippine stock market
PNoy pushing Code of Conduct in South China Sea at ASEAN forum, noting Beijing's reclamation spree 17-Apr-15, 1:33 PM | InterAksyon.com | Roices Naguit, News5 Expressing alarm at China's reclamation spree and fishing ban in Philippine-owned islands in the West Philippine Sea, President Benigno Aquino III said Friday he will push for the adoption of a Code of Conduct in the resource-rich waters when he attends the ASEAN meeting in Malaysia on April 26-27.
Lawmaker tips Petrasanta as likely next PNP chief 17-Apr-15, 7:42 PM | Lira Dalangin Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Chief Supt. Raul Petrasanta, director of the Police Region 3 Office 3 presently serving out a suspension, is being touted as the head of the Philippine National Police in waiting.
DAIG ANG MAYNILA? | Jakarta has world's worst traffic but no relief seen for another decade 18-Apr-15, 8:33 AM| Charlotte Greenfield, Reuters Millions of Jakarta commuters will have to struggle through the world's most congested traffic for almost another decade, authorities believe, and they may have to wait even longer if $4 billion worth of new railway projects don't work out as planned.
PNoy confirms Espina's quit offer but 'can't' name OIC as PNP chief 17-Apr-15, 12:48 PM| Roices Naguit, News5 President Benigno Aquino III confirmed on Friday that Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina had, indeed, offered to resign as acting chief of the Philippine National Police but said he could not allow him to step down until a new permanent head of the organization is found.
Ombudsman raps Pichay, Gatchalians, 20 others indicted for bank take-over by LWUA 17-Apr-15, 4:31 PM| Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com The government was deemed to have lost P800 million in the anomalous acquisition of the failed Express Savings Bank Inc. based in Laguna.
Mary Jane Veloso's sister flies to Indonesia; PH to press for second review of drug mule's case 17-Apr-15, 5:38 PM| Eric B.Apolonio, InterAksyon.com | Carla Lim News5 (UPDATE 2 - 9:34 a.m., February 18, 2015) Marites Veloso, sister of Mary Jane Veloso, flew to Indonesia Friday evening to see the Filipina overseas worker, who is now on death row.
VIDEO | Son of Ergo Cha owner says he brought water, not toxic chemical to tea store 18-Apr-15, 1:56 PM| Romel Lopez, News5 | additional reporting by InterAksyon.com The son of Ergo Cha milk teashop owner William Abrigo on Friday broke his silence and denied that he had brought toxic liquid to their store in Sampaloc, Manila.
China jails 71-year-old outspoken journalist for 7 years 17-Apr-15, 7:15 PM| Tom Hancock, Agence France-Presse A Chinese court on Friday convicted a 71-year-old journalist of leaking state secrets and jailed her for seven years, it said, with rights groups condemning the "arbitrary" verdict as a "blow to free expression."
WEEKEND GUIDE | April 17-19: Craft bazaars, concerts, and plays Shop for handmade items in the morning, view a multimedia exhibit in the afternoon, and watch a play or concert in the evening.
PH as next center of gastronomy at Madrid Fusion Manila; SM Supermalls sets special activities SM partners with DOT and Madrid Fusion Manila to spotlight Philippine cuisine as Asia's rising food destination.
CHOW BUZZ | Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 places PH at the center of the culinary world’s attention Set to captivate Manila with their culinary virtuoso are Spain and Asia’s legendary chefs as they share their expertise at this highly anticipated culinary congress.
CHOW BUZZ | Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 places PH at the center of the culinary world’s attention PH as next center of gastronomy at Madrid Fusion Manila; SM Supermalls sets special activities WEEKEND GUIDE | April 17-19: Craft bazaars, concerts, and plays MADRID FUSION MANILA 2015: Biggest international culinary affair to be held at SM Art show, talks, and the MMA Awards at DLS-College of St. Benilde's Multimedia Arts Fest 2015 4 more Robinsons Malls set to rise in Cavite, Cebu, Iloilo, and Davao this year and in 2016 HOTEL OF THE WEEK | Agoda announces free room upgrades in 8 of the PH's top travel spots