No destabilization attempts monitored inside AFP 30-Jul-14, 6:32 AM | Priam F. Nepomuceno, Philippines News Agency
AUDIO | Senate minority to consult JPE on 'kontra SONA' 30-Jul-14, 3:42 AM | MaeAnne Los Banos, Radyo5
VIDEO | Roxas secures freedom of 4 cops held captive by NPA 30-Jul-14, 2:32 AM | InterAksyon.com | With video report by Jeff Caparas, News5
DUMADAAN KA BA SA SUCAT INTERCHANGE BRIDGE? East-bound lane closed to traffic today, then on Aug. 2 29-Jul-14, 8:30 AM | InterAksyon.com
Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus 30-Jul-14, 1:42 AM | Umaru Fofana and Adam Bailes, Reuters
HINDI TSISMOSA, MANHID | US firm changes training video depicting Pinays negatively 29-July-14, 04:11 PM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
'PERA MO, BANTAYAN MO' | 10 parts of the P2.6-trillion 2015 budget to examine, especially post-DAP 30-Jul-14, 7:49 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Former National Treasurer Leonor Briones says the public must keep a keen eye on how the people's money is spent. Here are the 10 parts in the 2015 budget that every citizen of the republic should monitor and why.
No destabilization attempts monitored inside AFP 30-Jul-14, 6:32 AM | Priam F. Nepomuceno, Philippines News Agency Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala on Tuesday said the military has not monitored any attempt to destabilize the government from within its ranks.
Cardinal Tagle: Vatican announces Pope Francis' PH visit - Jan. 15 -19 29-Jul-14, 8:24 PM | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle confirms the Vatican announcement this noon (Rome time) regarding the inclusive dates of Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines.
BREAKING NEWS as of 30-Jul-14, 8:53 AM Scientist Richard Dawkins in 'hate tsunami' over rape tweets'PERA MO, BANTAYAN MO' | 10 parts of the P2.6-trillion 2015 budget to examine, especially post-DAPParaguay senator's sex tape creates scandalGUESS | How many solo child migrants were given asylum in US in 2014?No destabilization attempts monitored inside AFPAs power crisis looms, European biz group prods investments in energy efficiencyToyota Group's auto parts exports fall 8 pct in 1HPhilippines to propose no action to raise tension in sea disputesAUDIO | Motorbike rider loses left leg after being dragged by bus on EDSAIsrael intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce planSex website seizure spurs San Francisco bid to decriminalize prostitutionAUDIO | Senate minority to consult JPE on 'kontra SONA'EU and US announce new sanctions on Russia over UkraineVIDEO | Roxas secures freedom of 4 cops held captive by NPAStrong quake hits Mexico, one dead
'PERA MO, BANTAYAN MO' | 10 parts of the P2.6-trillion 2015 budget to examine, especially post-DAP Former National Treasurer Leonor Briones says the public must keep a keen eye on how the people's money is spent. Here are the 10 parts…
As power crisis looms, European biz group prods investments in energy efficiency ECCP calls for investments in energy efficiency in light of looming power crisis.
Toyota Group's auto parts exports fall 8 pct in 1H First-half auto parts exports of the Toyota Group dropped 8 percent.
Araneta Group spending P30B for 20-year redevelopment of Araneta Center LTFRB gives unlicensed trucks-for-hire another month to secure permit Metro Pacific not rushing sale of stake in tollways unit IRC Properties soon to close property deal with Ayala Land SM Prime likely grew faster in 2Q, says exec With new default looming, Argentina urges calm POST-SONA2014 | Debt watchdog lists 3 gut issues for transformation
Not mentioned in SONA, Freedom of Information bill must be passed - VP Binay 29-Jul-14, 2:10 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday exhorted Congress to pass the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, saying this would bolster the reforms started by the Aquino administration.
Sulu security breakdown alarms AFP as dead from ASG ambush now 25 29-Jul-14, 3:24 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 7:12 p.m) The AFP spokesman says the massacre by suspected elements of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) of non-combatants - including women and children enroute to a celebration of the end of Ramadan - is of utmost concern in terms of security, as the number of fatalities rose to 25.
Philippines to propose no action to raise tension in sea disputes 30-Jul-14, 5:31 AM| Manuel Mogato, Reuters The Philippines will propose a freeze on all activity that raises tension in disputed waters in the South China Sea as part of a three-part plan at a regional security meeting next month, Manila's foreign minister said on Tuesday.
EU's Ashton pushes peaceful options in South China Sea rows, backs Mindanao peace 29-Jul-14, 6:38 PM| InterAksyon.com UPDATE 10:56 PM) A ranking European Union official affirmed the EU commitment to pushing for stability in the South China Sea, sustained peace in Mindanao, more effective disaster risk reduction and to expanding economic relations between EU member countries and the Philippines.
LTFRB gives unlicensed trucks-for-hire another month to secure permit 29-Jul-14, 11:03 PM| Darwin G. Amojelar, InterAksyon.com LTFRB extends by another month moratorium on apprehension of unlicensed trucks-for-hire.
POST-SONA 2014 | PNoy missed out on post-Yolanda risk-reduction efforts - aid groups 29-Jul-14, 3:39 PM| InterAksyon.com International aid groups engaged in rehabilitation and reconstruction work in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda said President Benigno Aquino III missed out on detailing his administration's efforts to rebuild areas devastated by the storm and his 'broader disaster risk reduction policies.'
JUST CALL IT 'EQ' | Crying President neither weak nor over-sensitive, says Palace 29-Jul-14, 7:42 PM| InterAksyon.com It's simply part of his "emotional intelligence', not a sign of weakness nor over-sensitivity to critics, Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma says, alluding to President Aquino tearing up towards the end of his fifth SONA.
POST-SONA2014 | Debt watchdog lists 3 gut issues for transformation 29-Jul-14, 7:52 AM| Freedom from Debt Coalition Did DAP reduce debt? Should Congress grant the Executive's plan for emergency powers to avert power outages next year? What major budget reforms must be pursued aside from a supplemental budget?
6 SONA fashion statements that got our attention (plus, check what they wore last year) In a sea of designer finery at the SONA red carpet walk, here are six outfits that stood out either because of the inspiring or…
HOTEL OF THE WEEK | FX Hotel Taipei Nanjing East Rd. in Taiwan Stay awhile in this stylish hotel in Taiwan that offers value for money and a convenient central location in the city.
CHOW BUZZ I Visiting chef from Mugaritz at Gallery Vask; Huaiyang Cuisine at Shang Palace Take your pick of either savoring the best of Filipino-inspired cuisine or special Hauyang dishes presented in two venues by this month's visiting foreign chefs.
6 SONA fashion statements that got our attention (plus, check what they wore last year) New resto partners Tony Boy Cojuangco and Chef Bruce Lim open Rustique Kitchen CHOW BUZZ I Visiting chef from Mugaritz at Gallery Vask; Huaiyang Cuisine at Shang Palace HOTEL OF THE WEEK | FX Hotel Taipei Nanjing East Rd. in Taiwan SONA RED CARPET FASHION | Send in the gowns! Futuristic feast? Go easy on the earthworm steak; plus, other finds at the BGC Eats tour At Ebai's Cafe, a cozy meal and a glimpse of Baguio's heritage