TRAFFIC ADVISORY | Ayala Bridge fully closed for repairs Friday night Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 5:41 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com
Critics see pork perpetuation as House approves P3-trillion budget for 2016 Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 10:23 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com
VIDEO | Junjun Binay camp decries Ombudsman's 'dismissal by press release' Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 5:29 PM | InterAksyon.com | With a News5 video report
VIDEO | Alleged Ugandan drug ring head yields P25-M worth of cocaine, shabu in raid Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 12:54 PM | Robert Maico, Philippine News Agency | Ryan Ang, News5
GALLERY | Buhay Bakwit: Driven from the mountains, lumad struggle to cope with refugee life 03-October-15, 01:37 PM | Erwin M. Mascarinas, InterAksyon.com (text and photos) READ MORE
Bongbong officially declares quest for VP post 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.
DBM insists lump-sum appropriations no longer in 2016 budget 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…
Passage of copycat bills for sale, privatization of coco levy… 3:28 pm | InterAksyon.com Farmers groups Saturday slammed the passage of a bill in Congress creating a coco levy trust fund described as a copycat of Executive Orders 179…
Young illegal recruiter nabbed in Mandaluyong sting 3:20 pm | Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com A young woman who had allegedly duped jobseekers with non-existent jobs in Canada was arrested by the police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in an…
Suspect in Italian ex-priest's kidnapping arrested as cops identify gang… 1:45 pm | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | Agence France-Presse (UPDATE - 3:42 p.m.) A suspect in the kidnapping of Italian former priest Rolando del Torchio was arrested in Pagadian City Friday night while a…
BREAKING NEWS as of Sat, Oct 10, 2015, 10:57 AM At least 30 dead in 'terrorist' attack on Ankara peace rally Bongbong officially declares quest for VP post N.Korea leader says forces can 'fight any war' with US DBM insists lump-sum appropriations no longer in 2016 budget Robinsons Malls adjudged a PWD-friendly mall With Russian escalation in Syria, West should give up on toppling Assad - analysts More transparency on controversial TPP urged Passage of copycat bills for sale, privatization of coco levy assets scored Young illegal recruiter nabbed in Mandaluyong sting Bloomberry to turn Quezon City property into mixed-use devt UN OKs military action vs human traffickers as new migrant surge hits Greece Chinese slowdown would hit Asia-Pacific region hard -- IMF WEEKEND CHEF | Chef Claude Tayag revamps Pampanga's iconic 'sisig' as a tasty terrine Suspect in Italian ex-priest's kidnapping arrested as cops identify gang leader Lumad deprived of state protection - UN refugee agency
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 Sureste Properties Inc. (SPI), the hotel and resort development arm of Bloomberry Resorts Corp. (BLOOM), is buying a 1.57-hectare lot in Vertis North, Quezon City…
Chinese slowdown would hit Asia-Pacific region hard -- IMF 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…
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 PLDT Capital invests $10 million in US mobile platform Phunware As SEA economic woes test reserves, post-Asian-crisis defenses, PHL rests on buffer: OFW flows
Lumad deprived of state protection - UN refugee agency 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.
Cooperatives fielding party-list Rep. Paez in Senate race 12:03 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The coalition of cooperatives in the country will be backing the Senate bid of Representative Cresente Paez next year.
China completes construction of lighthouses in South China Sea 11:27 am | Reuters China has completed the construction of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, the official Xinhua news agency reported, as tensions in the region mount over Beijing's maritime ambitions.
Bombs topple power towers in North Cotabato 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.
7 Pinoys rescued at sea back from Japan 8:42 am | InterAksyon.com Seven fishermen from Pangasinan who were rescued by a Japan-bound cargo vessel after their boat was sunk by tropical storm 'Kabayan' have been repatriated, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.
BI arrests Chinese national wanted for economic crimes 7:25 am | Philippine News Agency The Bureau of Immigration has captured and is set to deport a Chinese national wanted in his country for economic crimes.
PAL ground employees union files notice of strike 3:08 am | Philippine News Agency he Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA), the union of ground employees at Philippine Airlines (PAL), filed a notice of strike Friday morning.
Ex-cop, another drug suspect killed in Bulacan shootout 2:24 am | Jess Malabanan, InterAksyon.com A former policeman assigned to the Bulacan Provincial Police Office and his civilian cohort were killed in a brief firefight during a buy-bust operation at Barangay Tucod, San Rafael town shortly before noon Friday.
VIDEO | 10 die in fire at penal colony in Abuyog, Leyte 11:21 pm | Perfecto T. Raymundo, Philippine News Agency | With a News5 video report At least 10 inmates died in a fire that hit the maximum security compound at the Leyte Regional Prisons in Abuyog town Thursday afternoon.
Ditching Senate bid, Quezon City Mayor Bautista opts to run for reelection 10:51 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has ditched plans of gunning for a Senate seat and will instead seek reelection in the May 2016 elections.
Critics see pork perpetuation as House approves P3-trillion budget for 2016 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.
Recto seeks specific budget items for El Niño 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.
Gazmin: Mindanao kidnap incidents won't affect APEC 7:52 pm | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin is confident that the spate of kidnapping incidents in Mindanao has no effect on the upcoming meeting in November by 21 statesmen at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation conference.