China to extend military reach, build lighthouses in disputed waters 27-May-15, 2:27 AM | Megha Rajagopalan, Reuters
NBI in Central Visayas files crime raps vs 4 Koreans in 'sex tourism' 27-May-15, 9:35 AM | Eddie O. Barrita, Philippines News Agency
OPEN LETTER | Lesbian mom hits 'Eat Bulaga' on 'advice' to gay dad: 'Bumalik ka sa closet!' 27-May-15, 10:09 AM | InterAksyon.com | Open Letter by Che Roque
CONGRATS! Cardinal Vidal of Cebu marks 30th year as cardinal 27-May-15, 6:57 AM | Philippines News Agency
Comelec to choose most perfect from among imperfect AES systems 26-May-15, 9:06 PM | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com
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Southeast Asia maritime build-up accelerates, raising risks in disputed seas 26-May-15, 10:04 AM | Siva Govindasamy, Reuters Southeast Asian nations are prioritizing spending on their navies and coastguards amid rising tensions in the South China Sea, but as their capabilities grow, so does the risk that any confrontation in the contested waterway will be harder to contain.
Funds for Bangsamoro: P336.9 billion over 5 years 26-May-15, 6:05 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Based on DBM projection, Bangsamoro will get P56.6 billion in 2016; P58.2 billion in 2017; P65.9 billion in 2018; P73.5 billion in 2019; and, P82.7 billion in 2020.
Paper outlines China's 'active defense' strategy, says control of seas as vital as control of land 26-May-15, 7:04 PM | PNA/Xinhua China issued its first white paper on military strategy on Tuesday, stressing active defense' and pledging closer international security cooperation. But it highlighted 'threats' to its maritime rights, and said control of the seas was as important as control over land.
BREAKING NEWS as of 27-May-15, 11:44 AM Veloso husband, kids to be placed under witness protection - NBIArmy denies hand in murder of Negros peasant leader, wifeVIDEO | San Roque Mining operations in Agusan del Norte: Boon or bane?Storms kill at least 16 in Texas, Oklahoma with 'numerous' people still missingDespite meeting with Poe, PNoy likely to anoint Mar in 2016 - DrilonOPEN LETTER | Lesbian mom hits 'Eat Bulaga' on 'advice' to gay dad: 'Bumalik ka sa closet!'No smoking ordinance in Zambo City to take effect June 1IMF sees cheap-oil dividend, fiscal spending propping up Philippine economyGreece and creditors play down fears of imminent defaultTakata faces questions over air bag fix as recalls expandNBI in Central Visayas files crime raps vs 4 Koreans in 'sex tourism'Wall St. drops on rate concerns, GreecePHOTO | 'Aswang' attacks reported in several towns in Central MindanaoUS court rejects Obama's appeal on immigrationCebu Governor Davide welcomes plan to declare province as birds, bats sanctuary, but...
IMF sees cheap-oil dividend, fiscal spending propping up Philippine economy Uneven recovery in major trading partners is seen to cap exports growth.
Greece and creditors play down fears of imminent default Running short of cash to pay salaries, pensions and debt obligations, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's government said Greece does not have the money to pay…
Takata faces questions over air bag fix as recalls expand Takata, 11 automakers that used its air bag technology and U.S. safety regulators are pursuing separate efforts to determine the root cause of problems linked…
Wall St. drops on rate concerns, Greece No to privatization of Agus-Pulangi Hydro Complex - Misamis Oriental board members Prices of commercial rice continue downward trend – NFA Ayala Land to launch a fifth mid-market subdivision in Nuvali S&P expects PLDT to spend P20 billion for acquisitions through 2016 Philippines' biggest business groups unveil wishlist for President's last year in office First Metro says 6.5-7 pct first-quarter growth likely for Philippine economy
Lawyer asks SC to lift Family Code prohibition on same-sex marriage 26-May-15, 6:32 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com Limiting marriages to man and woman violates the 1987 Constitution guarantees of equal treatment and marital autonomy, a gay lawyer said Tuesday, as he asked the Supreme Court to lift the same-sex prohibition in the Family Code.
Palace reminds Duterte about due process of law 27-May-15, 12:58 AM | Jelly F. Musico, Philippine News Agency Malacanag on Tuesday reminded Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte that due process and rule of law should still prevail in prosecuting criminals.
NOT SO QUICK | Suspension of 'no plate, no travel' doesn't end issue - Cayetano 26-May-15, 1:18 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com The controversy surrounding the 'no plate, no travel' policy did not end with the Land Transportation Office's suspension of the program, as Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano vowed to continue monitoring the issue and other problems 'to guard the public against any government inefficiency.'
'Govt has betrayed' the lumad in BBL - groups 26-May-15, 9:21 AM| InterAksyon.com Groups advocating indigenous peoples' rights say the government 'betrayed' the 'lumad' through their 'deliberate inclusion' from the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law and warned that 'there will be no peace and justice in Mindanao without the full recognition of the rights of indigenous peoples.'
Cebu now on state of calamity as dry spell lingers 27-May-15, 6:30 AM| Philippines News Agency The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has passed a resolution declaring the entire province under a state of calamity as it tries to address the water shortage brought about by the long dry spell.
NBI ready to secure Mary Jane Veloso's kin after visits, calls by strange men 26-May-15, 5:08 PM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com A missing guard dog. Unidentified men on motorbikes asking about family members at an unholy hour. Suspicious phone calls. These and other weird events have caused the family of Mary Jane Veloso to feel harassed by unknown forces, prompting an assurance from the DOJ of NBI protection.
No to privatization of Agus-Pulangi Hydro Complex - Misamis Oriental board members 27-May-15, 7:19 AM| Philippines News Agency The provincial board of Misamis Oriental has passed a resolution opposing the privatization of the Agus-Pulangi Hydropower complex in Bukidnon.
PHOTOS | Cop hit by stray bullet as Caloocan folk resist demolition crew's advance 26-May-15, 3:31 PM| Text and Photos by Krisken Jones, InterAksyon.com Members of the Northern Police District Command (NPDC) fired warning shots as informal settlers in a Caloocan City barangay resisted the demolition of their homes Tuesday morning, but one of the cops was wounded by a stray bullet.
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