Ombudsman raps ex-Albay mayor, 5 others over fertilizer scam 24-Apr-15, 5:05 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com
COCKTALES | Estrada's revenue-raising frenzy for cash-strapped Manila cuts even among friends 24-Apr-15, 2:46 PM | Victor C. Agustin
Indon daily urges Widodo to end 'shameful travesty' of executions 25-Apr-15, 9:11 AM | InterAksyon.com
Suspected CPP-NPA-NDF leader in Eastern Visayas, wife nabbed in Batangas 24-Apr-15, 2:31 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com
SC: Contract for PCOS repair is not for extended warranty but separate and new contract 25-Apr-15, 12:21 AM | Perfecto T. Raymundo, Philippine News Agency
MEL STA.MARIA | Condonation by election enhances impunity 23-April-15, 02:55 PM | MEL STA.MARIA READ MORE
Mary Jane's lawyers file second bid for judicial review as convicted OFW moved to execution island 24-Apr-15, 10:58 AM | InterAksyon.com | Carla Lim, News5 | Reuters (UPDATE 4 - 5:50 p.m.) Lawyers of Mary Jane Veloso filed a second petition for judicial review of her case at 3:50 p.m. on Friday, hours after the Filipina sentenced to death in Indonesia on drug charges was transferred to a maximum security prison along with other convicts facing execution.
Sevilla turns over Customs helm to Lina; Tiangco says P3-B 'pressure' forced Sevilla departure 24-Apr-15, 5:28 PM | Lina Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com | Video Report by Mia Reyes, News5 UPDATED WITH VIDEO-Alberto Lina on Friday returned to the Bureau of Customs he once headed, promising to pursue reforms begun by outgoing Commissioner John Sevilla, who cited 'political pressure.' Rep. Toby Tiangco said Sevilla may have been under pressure to help shore up the LP campaign kitty.
Philippines has worst impunity problem - study 24-Apr-15, 7:34 AM | InterAksyon.com The Philippines has earned the dubious distinction of having the worst record in bringing wrongdoers to justice, according to a study of countries plagued by impunity.
BREAKING NEWS as of 25-Apr-15, 9:38 AM Indon daily urges Widodo to end 'shameful travesty' of executionsJohn Hinckley, man who shot Reagan, 'ready' for life outside hospital - psychiatristWoman hits Venezuelan leader on head with mango, gets new homeASEAN Summit to urge 'self-restraint' in South China Sea dispute - draftAlleged gang leader arrested in Taguig CityHEROISM | Last living Czech defender of Bataan awardedPROFILES | Foreigners on Indonesia's death rowChina rejects Philippines' armed robbery claim in Panatag ShoalKorean wartime sex slave calls on Japan PM to apologize on US tripChina considers ban on infant formula adsEU rescue ships head for Libya, as migrants die also in BalkansBFAR advises fishermen not to go near Bajo de MasinlocRise in Indonesia executions bucks global trend: AmnestySaudi foils bomb plot by IS jihadists, seizes booby-trapped carsSC: Contract for PCOS repair is not for extended warranty but separate and new contract
Lending business boosts BDO's first-quarter net income Interest income was responsible for the first-quarter growth.
Phiippine stock market, other Southeast Asian bourses up on firmer oil prices The Philippine stock index rose 0.7 percent to 7,947.25, its highest close since April 16.
Megawide consortium signs contract for Metro Manila's first transport terminal PPP project Construction is scheduled to begin no later than December.
APEC kicks off survey looking into potential of integrated auto market ABS-CBN sees lower ad revenue boost from 2016 elections S&P keeps Philippines' credit score at investment grade President Aquino sees sustained rise of FDIs to the Philippines Nasdaq sets closing record Philippines' chief economist pushes Asean collaboration beyond trade, investment GUESS | How much is China's territorial incursion costing Philippine economy?
MAMASAPANO | Eyewitness tells NBI of two 'American' dead 23-Apr-15, 6:06 PM | Nonoy Espina, InterAksyon.com The NBI-NPS Special Investigation Team's report recommends following up on the extent of US involvement in the ill-fated Battle of Mamasapano.
ASEAN Summit to urge 'self-restraint' in South China Sea dispute - draft 25-Apr-15, 7:47 AM | Dan Martin, Agence France-Presse The ASEAN Summit will urge 'self-restraint' in the South China Sea but avoid directly criticizing Chinese actions that have fanned tensions in the contested waters, a diplomatic source with knowledge of a draft statement said Friday.
Philippines, Vietnam to hold naval drills, scientific research in South China Sea 24-Apr-15, 2:39 AM| Tessa Jamandre and Ellen Tordesillas, VERA Files The Philippines and Vietnam have agreed to conduct joint naval drills and scientific studies amid concerns over China’s intensified reclamations in the South China Sea.
Chinese reclamation damage to Philippine coral reefs 600X larger than Tubbataha's - BFAR 24-Apr-15, 9:10 PM| Jelly F. Musico, Philippines News Agency The damage to the coral reefs caused by the Chinese reclamation in the West Philippine Sea is 600 times larger than the damage brought by the USS Guardian on Tubbataha Reef, according to estimates by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).
Indon daily urges Widodo to end 'shameful travesty' of executions 25-Apr-15, 9:11 AM| InterAksyon.com An Indonesian newspaper has urged President Joko Widodo to grant clemency to 10 death convicts, including Filipina Mary Jane Veloso, and do away with the death penalty altogether, calling it 'state-sanctioned murder.'
Westcom intensifies territorial patrol in WPS 24-Apr-15, 3:33 PM| Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Vice Admiral Alexander Lopez, commander of the Western Command based in Palawan, says all assets available will be put at his disposal to cover sovereignty and territorial patrol in the Kalayaan Island Group.
SC grants Sandigan chief's request for Napoles to be brought to SB for bail hearings 24-Apr-15, 12:08 PM| InterAksyon.com The Supreme Court en banc granted Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotage-Tang's request for Janet Lim Napoles to be brought to the Sandiganbayan, 'as may be necessary and upon appropriate process issued,' for hearings on her bail application in the plunder and other cases she faces at SB.
HEROISM | Last living Czech defender of Bataan awarded 25-Apr-15, 7:03 AM| InterAksyon.com For his gallantry in defending Bataan alongside Filipino and US troops against Japanese invaders during World War II, this Czech national was bestowed meritorious awards by his country and the Philippine government in a fitting ceremony recently.
WEEKEND GUIDE | April 24 to 26: Madrid Fusion, Earth Day activities, and fun runs See the future of food at Madrid Fusion, celebrate Earth Day through different activities, and relive your memories of Elvis Presley through a concert.
From heritage to the modern,Spanish & Filipino dishes get the spotlight at Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 The biggest and most important gastronomic event in Asia highlights the classic and modern cuisines of Spain and the Philippines.
Superstar chefs, tastings galore, and ‘big appetites’ kick off Madrid Fusion Manila Grand fiesta kicks off "the future of food."
Superstar chefs, tastings galore, and ‘big appetites’ kick off Madrid Fusion Manila Wild & magical Taman Negara: At 130 million years old, it’s the oldest protected rainforest on earth From heritage to the modern,Spanish & Filipino dishes get the spotlight at Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 WEEKEND GUIDE | April 24 to 26: Madrid Fusion, Earth Day activities, and fun runs 5 Best insider tips to let your child shine at the SM Little Stars Search 2015 Hey, kids, (*snort*) Peppa Pig is coming to Manila! (*Snort*) May 1 to 3 Parc Sovereign Hotel Tyrwhitt: An affordable haven for foodies and business travelers in Singapore