VIDEO | Tension still grips violence-marred Caloocan demolition site; folk score solon's 'betrayal' 27-May-15, 2:15 PM | InterAksyon.com | Video Report by Jeff Caparas, News5
VIDEO | San Roque Mining operations in Agusan del Norte: Boon or bane? 27-May-15, 11:01 AM | Erwin Tulfo, News5
WARNING | Muntinlupa, other lakeside areas may get 'seiche' during quake, eruption - Phivolcs 27-May-15, 12:44 PM | InterAksyon.com
Two UN peacekeepers cited for bravery 26-May-15, 7:57 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com
FOCUS | China 'gains territory without firing a single shot' - and the Philippines can only watch 13-May-15, 12:36 PM | Cecil Morella, Agence France-Presse READ MORE
Poe admits Mar offered her VP slot, as she and Chiz continue talking on 2016 team-up 6:26 pm | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Grace Poe said on Wednesday she now has a clearer picture of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas's intention in talking to her recently: to run as his vice president in 2016.
Marcos warns Palace: Any attempt to force its BBL version… 6:01 pm | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos, Jr. warns Malacañang against making any attempt to prod the Senate into rushing the passage of the Palace version of the…
Economic Cha-cha resolution hurdles 2nd reading in House 5:43 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The Resolution of Both Houses No. 1 (Proposing Amendments to Certain Economic Provisions of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines Particularly on…
Opt-in provision seen key to why many lawmakers 'opt out'… 5:01 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Half of the resistance to the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law could dissipate if the opt-in provision in the bill - allowing for the expansion of…
PhilHealth set to cover foreigners who wish to retire in… 5:00 pm | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation firms up an arrangement with Philippine Retirement Authority to cover retired foreigner nationals under the Informal Economy category.
BREAKING NEWS as of 27-May-15, 11:30 AM Poe admits Mar offered her VP slot, as she and Chiz continue talking on 2016 team-up Pacific Online renews service contract with Globe ON TRIAL | China official sold car plates for millions -- prosecutors Global smartphone growth slowing down — IDC Marcos warns Palace: Any attempt to force its BBL version will backfire Economic Cha-cha resolution hurdles 2nd reading in House Mitsubishi, Chiyoda bag contract to build new Bohol airport Street lights powered by solar and wind energy to light up Barcelona Opt-in provision seen key to why many lawmakers 'opt out' of BBL PhilHealth set to cover foreigners who wish to retire in the country Plankton - the tiny animal that helps you breathe Guingona presses for protection of non-Muslims in BBL Budget dept says spending picking up, as Philippines cuts fourth-quarter economic growth data Four soldiers hurt, NPA firearms recovered in Davao Oriental clash More than 1,100 dead from Indian heat wave
Pacific Online renews service contract with Globe Globe provides 60 percent of Pacific Online's telecom requirements.
Mitsubishi, Chiyoda bag contract to build new Bohol airport The contract costs P4.5-billion, and construction expected to start next month.
Budget dept says spending picking up, as Philippines cuts fourth-quarter economic growth data From 6.9 percent previously, the PSA cut its fourth-quarter GDP growth estimate to 6.6 percent.
Europe woes and U.S. rate outlook weigh on stocks, lift dollar New SMS remittance system can detect, suspend suspicious transactions on mobile money services Philippine stock index plumbs to four-month lows After decades of neglect, 84-year old MET could get a facelift IMF sees cheap-oil dividend, fiscal spending propping up Philippine economy Greece and creditors play down fears of imminent default Takata faces questions over air bag fix as recalls expand
Guingona presses for protection of non-Muslims in BBL 4:44 pm | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Teofisto 'TG' Guingona III says the Bangsamoro Basic Law, in its final form, should ensure that non-Muslims are treated equally and that their right to life, liberty and property are respected even if they are a minority.
Four soldiers hurt, NPA firearms recovered in Davao Oriental clash 4:20 pm | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Elements of the 67th Infantry Battalion encountered suspected communist rebels during combat operations in Sitio Mahu, Barangay Aragon, at the outskirts of the town of Cateel.
West Valley Fault map not for sale, public warned 4:12 pm | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) advised the public Wednesday that the map of the West Valley Fault the agency published in its website is not for reproduction for commercial purposes, as it warned groups behind its online sale.
ALARMING BUT TRUE: 1.8-M Pinoys are drug dependents, says Poe 3:57 pm | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Grace Poe declares an all-out war against drug trafficking as data showed more than 1.8 million Filipinos are currently drug dependents.
Lawmakers urged to strengthen children's rights in BBL 3:55 pm | Kahlil Ibrahim, InterAksyon.com Lawmakers are being urged to strengthen provisions on children's rights in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law as the bill goes to plenary in the House of Representatives next week.
'Declare now,' party mates urge Mar 3:31 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Lawmakers from the Liberal Party urged Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Wednesday to declare himself a presidential candidate in next year's elections, saying this would turn the tide in surveys where he has consistently trailed behind potential opponents.
Court enters 'not guilty plea' as Jeane Napoles arraigned on tax evasion raps 3:17 pm | Gerard de la Pena, News5 The Court of Tax Appeals entered a not guilty plea for Jeane Napoles after she refused to enter one during her arraignment Wednesday on charges of failure to file income tax returns and willful attempt to evade payment of her taxes.
THEY WERE HERE | PH allowed Rohingya to rest on its shores 2 years ago - UNHCR 2:43 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com As worldwide alarm grew over images of migrant boats refused sanctuary or towed out to sea by Southeast Asian countries, the Philippines bucked the trend and said it was open to receiving some, if not all, of the refugees, mostly Rohingya fleeing persecution in Myanmar.
CAAP hosts Asia-Pacific conference on volcanic ash exercise 2:38 pm | Eric B. Apolonio, InterAksyon.com A three-day Asia-Pacific conference-workshop hosted by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines tackled the need to improve communication and coordination by air travel stakeholders, principally airlines, during volcanic eruption events.
VIDEO | Tension still grips violence-marred Caloocan demolition site; folk score solon's 'betrayal' 2:15 pm | InterAksyon.com | Video Report by Jeff Caparas, News5 Tension continues to grip the Calaanan compound in Caloocan, a day after violence broke out as informal settlers faced off with SWAT teams, anti-riot police, firefighters using water cannons and a demolition crew. They were given till end of Wednesday to tear down temporary shelters they put up.
BEYOND DIPLOMATIC PROTESTS | A proposed approach on territorial dispute with China, Part 3 of 3 1:51 pm | Jose Antonio A. Custodio, Special to InterAksyon.com China continues with the reclamation in disputed reefs, while the PH case at the international tribunal is still pending. Here in Part 3, security and defense expert Jose Antonio A. Custodio proposes an approach to the problem.
Farmers hurt in House dispersal file complaints vs guards 1:49 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Twenty-one farmers, mostly from Negros Occidental, who were injured during the violent dispersal of a protest at the south gate of the House of Representatives complex Tuesday have filed a formal complaint before the Commission on Human Rights against the chamber’s security personnel.
Alleged gang leader nabbed, cohort slain in Bulacan shootout 1:25 pm | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com The alleged leader of a gun-running, drug and carjacking syndicate was wounded and captured and one of his cohorts killed in a shootout with policemen in San Miguel town, Bulacan Tuesday afternoon, the provincial police director said.