#MMShakeDrill | Residents climb down 34 floors, take groupfies in earthquake simulation 30-Jul-15, 12:55 PM | Text by Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon.com
3 firms, including Smartmatic, buy bid documents for P3.1-B PCOS refurbishment bidding 30-Jul-15, 10:48 PM | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com
Afghan Taliban confirm leader Mullah Omar's death 30-Jul-15, 11:21 PM | Anuj Chopra, Agence France-Presse
Contempt citation sought for school's defiance of CA order 30-Jul-15, 3:23 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com
MVP to youth during RVR award acceptance, 'Be bold because you're young enough to fail' 30-Jul-15, 9:22 AM | Jose Bimbo Santos, InterAksyon.com
6 SONAs, 2.2 hours, 12,095 words, and still no mention of FOI 27-July-15, 07:20 PM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
Group accuses Smartmatic of changing source code of PCOS machines 30-Jul-15, 7:13 PM | Philippines News Agency An election case was filed on Thursday before the Commission on Elections against officials of Smartmatic–Total Information Management (TIM) Corp. for allegedly altering the source code of the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines in the May 13, 2013 midterm polls.
Comelec to award OMR contract to Smartmatic-TIM 30-Jul-15, 6:45 PM | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com The Commission on Elections is all but poised to award the contract for supply of 70,977 OMR machines to Smartmatic-Tim.
#MMShakeDrill, VIDEO | MMDA: Millions do the duck, cover, hold 30-Jul-15, 7:34 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com |Video Report by Renz Ongkiko, News5 The MMDA estimated that 6-M people joined the metro-wide earthquake drill, conducted to heighten awareness and preparedness for a possible magnitude 7.2 earthquake. Phivolcs chief Renato Solidum says everyone should brace not just for movements in the West Valley Fault, but also the Manila Trench.
BREAKING NEWS as of 31-Jul-15, 5:22 AM California wildfire forces evacuation of more than 500 peopleChina, Russia to hold military drills in Sea of Japan Aug. 20-28Hong Kong woman jailed for attacking police with her breastAmid protest threat, gov't ready to discuss with truckers extension of one-truck lane policyAfghan Taliban confirm leader Mullah Omar's deathIndian Ocean debris almost certainly from a Boeing 777: Malaysia3 firms, including Smartmatic, buy bid documents for P3.1-B PCOS refurbishment biddingDavao economic growth tops other Philippine regions in 2014Semirara Mining loses ISO certifications after Panian accidentChina says U.S. 'militarizing' South China SeaPryce to share in the cost of drilling Hawkeye-1 oil wellRiddle of missing flight MH370 confounds expertsProperty sector benefiting from Philippines' jump in global rankings, says exec2014 realignment allegations misleading - DBMLabor pool can't keep pace with Philippines' construction boom
Amid protest threat, gov't ready to discuss with truckers extension of one-truck lane policy The government is ready to sit down with the association of truckers to settle their disagreement with the MMDA’s decision to extend for another six…
Davao economic growth tops other Philippine regions in 2014 Davao Region grew by 9.4 percent year-on-year.
Semirara Mining loses ISO certifications after Panian accident CIPI will conduct its own investigation into the mine accident.
Pryce to share in the cost of drilling Hawkeye-1 oil well Property sector benefiting from Philippines' jump in global rankings, says exec Labor pool can't keep pace with Philippines' construction boom 7-Eleven's Philippine licensee to speed up store expansion Power unit pulls down Aboitiz Group's first-half net income Metro Manila's 3rd transport terminal to rise near Veterans Memorial Medical Center Okada's Tiger taps Presidential cousin Tony Boy Cojuangco as partner for Philippine casino
WALANG IWANAN, PEKSMAN | Pacman gives word to UNA, amid feelers from LP 30-Jul-15, 3:10 PM | JV Arcena, News5 Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao assured Vice President Jejomar Binay he will stay with the United Nationalist Alliance, a day after a colleague of the boxing icon said he was seriously mulling over feelers to bolt the UNA and join the administration party.
GALLERY | Scenes from the Metro-wide #MMShakeDrill 30-Jul-15, 6:09 PM | InterAksyon.com Government and private disaster units transformed malls, schools and other public areas into impromptu response venues in cooperation with crowds of people taking part in the first event of its kind in Metro Manila.
China says U.S. 'militarizing' South China Sea 30-Jul-15, 8:28 PM| Reuters China's Defense Ministry ramps up the rhetoric on the South China Sea ahead of a key regional security meeting in Malaysia next week.
'IF I WERE PRESIDENT' | In draft SONA, Marcos highlights development areas missed by Aquino 30-Jul-15, 6:13 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com While contemplating a run for higher office in 2016, Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos on Wednesday highlighted development areas that he thinks will propel the country to prosperity, but were missed by President Aquino.
Ex-CJ Puno challenges 2016 bets to bare stand on Charter change 29-Jul-15, 6:39 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Former Chief Justice Reynato Puno challenged those who intend to seek the presidency next year to bare their stand on amending the Constitution, which he called a political reform the country badly needs.
OFWs celebrate World Day vs Trafficking with #DiAko4Sale selfies 30-Jul-15, 5:11 PM| InterAksyon.com To drive home the message on the need to fight human trafficking, OFWs took part in a joint social media campaign of two migrant worker solidarity groups. They posted selfies bearing the hashtag #DiAko4Sale to demonstrate their support for the global observance of World Day Against Trafficking.
2014 realignment allegations misleading - DBM 30-Jul-15, 8:07 PM| InterAksyon.com Various transfers of appropriation under the 2014 budget were legitimate and open to public scrutiny, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said Thursday, after Kabataan Partylist Representative Terry Ridon alleged that P323.6 billion in funds were improperly realigned in 2014.
Riddle of missing flight MH370 confounds experts 30-Jul-15, 8:16 PM| Agence France-Presse An explanation for the event might become possible if a large piece of debris found on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion this week turns out to be part of the ill-fated Boeing 777.
At Dine Philippines 2015′s CALABARZON leg, promoting local cuisine as a destination The second leg of the country's only food and tourism business caravan placed the spotlight on the culinary gems of the region.
#DineCALABARZON | An Mercado-Alcantara: ‘Small is big’ in local tourism From 'postcard tourism,' travelers are now looking for 'authentic tourism.'
Dine CALABARZON | Ige Ramos: ‘Heritage cuisine should be preserved for future generations’ The magazine editor and award-winning book designer presents the rich history of Cavite cuisine.
#DineCALABARZON | An Mercado-Alcantara: ‘Small is big’ in local tourism Dine CALABARZON | Ige Ramos: ‘Heritage cuisine should be preserved for future generations’ At Dine Philippines 2015′s CALABARZON leg, promoting local cuisine as a destination #MMShakeDrill | Residents climb down 34 floors, take groupfies in earthquake simulation Agoda.com study shows world’s most generous hotel reviewers, Filipinos rank no. 7 SONA FASHION TIMELINE | The way they ‘wear,’ guess who got voted ‘most improved’ From Marikina shoes to Lumban embroidery, here’s why the SONA red carpet is here to stay