UNRWA chief denounces Israel for strike on Gaza school 30-Jul-14, 9:43 PM | Agence France-Presse
Palace sees no constitutional crisis in asking Congress to define savings 30-Jul-14, 4:57 PM | Dexter San Pedro, InterAksyon.com
Meralco mulls conversion of Atimonan natural gas project to coal 30-Jul-14, 1:10 PM | Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com
Senate repeals law vs premature marriage; okays 4 bills 30-Jul-14, 8:02 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com
VIDEO | Motorcycle riders protest impending ordinance requiring 'plaka vest' 30-Jul-14, 7:19 PM | Kaye Imson, News5
'PERA MO, BANTAYAN MO' | 10 parts of the P2.6-trillion 2015 budget to examine, especially post-DAP 30-July-14, 07:49 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
PRIORITY BILLS | Palace wish list to Congress includes FOI, extension for CARP notice 30-Jul-14, 4:36 PM | Dexter San Pedro, InterAksyon.com At least 20 priority bills, including the Freedom of Information bill and one extending the period to issue notice of coverage for lands to be covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program, are on the Executive's 'wish list' sent to the 16th Congress, which buckled down to work Wednesday.
Palace touts 'inclusive growth' mantra as it sends P2.6-trillion 2015 budget to House 30-Jul-14, 4:56 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The 2015 budget will advance inclusive growth and sustain the reforms that support development, the Executive said Wednesday, as it submitted the proposed money measure to Congress, devoting the biggest share to economic services and social protection and welfare.
AFP chief douses coup talk as troop movements fuel jitters 30-Jul-14, 6:32 AM | Ernie Reyes, Thom Andrade and Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com | Philippine News Agency (UPDATE 3 - 4:32 p.m.) Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff General Gregorio Catapang on Wednesday doused talk started by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV about a supposed coup plot against Peresident Benigno Aquino III, saying: 'There is no intelligence report on that.'
BREAKING NEWS as of 31-Jul-14, 1:07 AM Trial over Malaysian plane crash not likely at ICC: DutchIndia monsoon landslide kills 17, scores trappedVIDEO | This will save your life: 6 ways to avoid being held up in a public transportUNRWA chief denounces Israel for strike on Gaza schoolFears grow of Ebola spreading to EuropeFrance says evacuating nationals in LibyaSenate repeals law vs premature marriage; okays 4 billsThe Krissy-Junjun kiss and 7 other SONA 2014 scenes that they didn’t show you on TVVIDEO | Motorcycle riders protest impending ordinance requiring 'plaka vest'Five dead, 150 feared trapped in India monsoon landslideSotto withdraws resolution urging court to keep 3 senators at Camp CrameMarcos decree on ECCs needs amendment to adequately protect environment - lawyersPRE-SONA LETTER | It ain't over 'til it's over, as biz groups outline what still needs to be doneGov't trims borrowing in 1HNBI report on race car champ Pastor's slay out soon - de Lima
PRE-SONA LETTER | It ain't over 'til it's over, as biz groups outline what still needs to be done While PNoy last Monday sounded like he was bidding everyone goodbye, the country's 18 biggest business groups in a letter sent to him days before…
Gov't trims borrowing in 1H The national government borrowed less in the first half of the year.
Cirtek seals acquisition of wireless products manufacturer Cirtek sees acquisition of wireless product manufacturer to boost revenue starting 2015.
Fresh from debt sale, RCBC plans P4.5B rights offering BSP inflation forecast for June: 4.1-4.9 pct Award of LRT1 Cavite project to Ayala-MPIC joint venture likey this week -- DOTC PH stock market tests 6,900-mark anew NTC crafting rules to compensate PLDT for return of 3G license Cebu Pacific's June passenger traffic slows down after May peak Meralco mulls conversion of Atimonan natural gas project to coal
Congress to 'legalize' DAP through resolution, supplemental budget - Drilon 30-Jul-14, 3:39 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Jelly F. Musico, PNA UPDATE 8:18PM- Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Wednesday that Congress will effectively legalize the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) by approving a joint resolution or supplemental budget defining the utilization of savings within a fiscal period.
VIDEO | Alert Level 2 raised on 3 W. African countries over Ebola outbreak 30-Jul-14, 4:08 PM | Shawn Yao, News5 The Deparment of Foreign Affairs has raised Alert Level 2 on three West African countries where the continuing rise in deadly Ebola cases has caused serious concern among international health agencies.
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.
'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.
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.'
AN APPEAL FOR GAZA | ICRC invokes the humanitarian imperative: Stop the killing! 30-Jul-14, 2:02 PM| Jacques de Maio, ICRC head of delegation in Israel and the occupied territories The human cost is simply too high. Too many women and children are wounded, dying or damaged in their minds and bodies. This is not about who is to blame for not respecting this or that specific rule of war, or even about whether the expected military advantage outweighs the collateral damage.
Shelling kills 20 at UN school as Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan 30-Jul-14, 4:43 AM| Agence France-Presse | Reuters (UPDATE 3 - 11:48 a.m.) Israeli shelling killed 20 people sheltering at a UN school Wednesday and knocked out Gaza's only power plant Tuesday while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist guerrillas in the enclave.
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…
The Krissy-Junjun kiss and 7 other SONA 2014 scenes that they didn’t show you on TV Enough of Nancy Binay's gowns, here are other scenes you missed last Monday.
VIDEO | This will save your life: 6 ways to avoid being held up in a public transport Transport experts share tips on how to avoid being a victim of a holdup in a public vehicle, particularly a UV shuttle.
VIDEO | This will save your life: 6 ways to avoid being held up in a public transport The Krissy-Junjun kiss and 7 other SONA 2014 scenes that they didn’t show you on TV 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!