At least 86 killed in Turkey's deadliest attack Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 11:04 PM | Fulya Ozerkan, Burak Akinci, Agence France-Presse
Cotabato City, 5 Maguindanao towns named 'areas of immediate concern' in 2016 polls Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 11:35 AM | Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com
Bongbong officially declares quest for VP post Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 6:16 PM | InterAksyon.com
N.Korea leader says forces can 'fight any war' with US Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 5:24 PM | Agence France-Presse
Nobel laureate chemist Richard Heck, 84, dies in Manila Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 10:21 PM | Rosemarie Francisco, Reuters
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China vows to keep building on reefs in South China Sea as lighthouses are completed Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 11:27 AM | Reuters | Agence France-Presse (UPDATED 7:03 PM) China on Saturday vowed to continue building in disputed reefs of the South China Sea, as state media said construction had finished on two lighthouses on reefs claimed by other countries.
Critics see pork perpetuation as House approves P3-trillion budget for 2016 Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 10:23 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The House of Representatives on late Friday approved on second and third reading the proposed P3.002 trillion budget for 2016 which, critics said, was just a perpetuation of the pork barrel.
At least 86 killed in Turkey's deadliest attack Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 11:04 PM | Fulya Ozerkan, Burak Akinci, Agence France-Presse At least 86 people were killed Saturday in the Turkish capital Ankara when twin blasts ripped through groups of leftist and pro-Kurdish activists gathering for an anti-government peace rally, the deadliest attack in the history of modern Turkey.
BREAKING NEWS as of Sun, Oct 11, 2015, 2:18 AM IMF warns of global slowdown, urges US to ratify overdue reform planCourt rejects senatorial aspirant Palparan's bid to get out for 'Bio-boto'Lumad relocation, shelter proposal not meant to uproot them: DinkyBlue skies, water ice found on Pluto - NASACities urged to take strong actions in protecting world's remaining 'carbon budget'US condemns 'horrific' Turkey bombings and 'depravity' of attackersNTA approves new floor prices for tobaccoThousands demonstrate in Berlin against EU-US free trade dealAt least 86 killed in Turkey's deadliest attackNobel laureate chemist Richard Heck, 84, dies in ManilaDOWN SOUTH | On Trees and CitiesGovt to spend P1B to fight HIV epidemic next yearAt least 30 dead in 'terrorist' attack on Ankara peace rallyBongbong officially declares quest for VP postN.Korea leader says forces can 'fight any war' with US
IMF warns of global slowdown, urges US to ratify overdue reform plan The International Monetary Fund warned against a further global economic slowdown on Friday amid a continued slump in emerging economies, and repeated a call on…
NTA approves new floor prices for tobacco The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) has approved new floor prices for tobacco for the trading years 2016 and 2017 which, it said, would bring additional…
More transparency on controversial TPP urged More transparency concerning the newly achieved controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is being sought by countries, organizations and politicians.
Bloomberry to turn Quezon City property into mixed-use devt Chinese slowdown would hit Asia-Pacific region hard -- IMF PAL ground employees union files notice of strike Manufacturing sector recovers from 3-month drop in August Think tank belies claim of better jobs outlook in PHL Global oil prices climb on weak US dollar, Middle East worries Four major gaming studios planning to enter the Philippines
Bombs topple power towers in North Cotabato Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 10:02 AM | Philippine News Agency Suspected extortionists set off improvised explosive devices that toppled two towers of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines Friday night, cutting power to Maguindanao province, including Cotabato City, and parts of North Cotabato for about four hours.
Lumad deprived of state protection - UN refugee agency Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 12:40 PM | InterAksyon.com The United Nations’ refugee agency said the more than 6,000 indigenous people who have fled their homes in Mindanao because of atrocities and threats from the military and militias 'have not benefited from state protection' and warned that more lumad communities are at risk of displacement.
Chinese slowdown would hit Asia-Pacific region hard -- IMF Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 2:02 PM| PNA/PTI The IMF on Saturday warned that a sharp economic slowdown in China would hit not only the world's second largest economy but the rest of Asia-Pacific region hard.
Bongbong officially declares quest for VP post Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 6:16 PM| InterAksyon.com Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. officially declared he was seeking election in 2016 as vice president, embarking on a journey widely seen as meant to soften public perception for three decades of his late father's strongman rule that ended with a bloodless revolt in 1986.
DAANG MALAPAD, MABILIS | Binay vows lower corporate income taxes Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 4:57 PM| Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Vice President and presidential aspirant Jejomar Binay asserts he is a firm believer that more affordable corporate income taxes will result in greater profitability, which will, in turn, result in higher revenues for the government.
Court rejects senatorial aspirant Palparan's bid to get out for 'Bio-boto' Sun, Oct 11, 2015, 1:37 AM| InterAksyon.com A court in Bulacan province has rejected a bid by retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan to leave his detention cell so he can transfer his voter’s registration and have his biometrics taken, according to a report in Philippine Star.
Recto seeks specific budget items for El Niño Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 9:11 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senate President Ralph Recto seeks specific funding in the 2016 budget for EL Niño mitigation measures on agriculture output and for dampening the economic impact and effects of the projected dry spell.
DBM insists lump-sum appropriations no longer in 2016 budget Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 5:07 PM| InterAksyon.com Budget Secretary Florencio Abad on Saturday insisted that the budget reforms under the administration had moved away from "the practice of incremental and leakage-prone allocation of scarce resources and lump-sum appropriations," a practice some critics said are still in the current money measure.
WEEKEND GUIDE | ManilArt 2015, Best Food Forward, and two film festivals to enjoy Gaze at beautiful art pieces, Indulge in unique and delicious eats and drinks, do your early holiday shopping, or watch a local play or foreign…
WEEKEND CHEF | Chef Claude Tayag revamps Pampanga's iconic 'sisig' as a tasty terrine For a picnic or for a party, this delicious pork terrine inspired from a famous Filipino dish is a sure hit as a starter on…
DOWN SOUTH | On Trees and Cities This writer urges her fellow city dwellers: "Walk the city you are running."
DOWN SOUTH | On Trees and Cities WEEKEND CHEF | Chef Claude Tayag revamps Pampanga's iconic 'sisig' as a tasty terrine WEEKEND GUIDE | ManilArt 2015, Best Food Forward, and two film festivals to enjoy From craft coffee to ‘bacon everything’: UST students sell unique finds at Entrep Bazaar in Robinson Hijacker, rapper, and spoken word artist among 11 speakers at TEDxDiliman, Oct. 11 INKCANTO | National Artist Cirilo Bautista: On the Joy of Poetry Robinsons Malls treats early holiday shoppers to Giant Sale in October