TODAY'S NATIONAL HEADLINES

VIDEO | Alert level still high for Mayon Volcano; steady rains cause lahar flow 19-Sep-14, 8:38 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | Video report by Jun Loyola, News5

VIDEO | Knee-deep floods on Araneta Avenue in Quezon City 19-Sep-14, 9:12 PM | Jeff Caparas, News5 and InterAksyon.com

PHOTOS | With support from their 'fans,' Netizens clean up after the storm 12:19 pm | Patricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com With sunny skies on the day after tropical storm Mario flooded Metro Manila, Filipinos had another sort of disaster to face: putting their homes back in order.

ARMM exec wounded in shooting ARMM exec wounded in shooting 8:24 am | Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com The planning officer of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and a companion were wounded in an…

\ 'Mario' leaves at least 7 dead, intensifies as it moves… 8:03 am | Jaime Sinapit, and Imelda V. Albano, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 2 - 3:17 p.m.) Tropical storm 'Mario' began heading out of the country Saturday after leaving at least seven persons dead and affecting more…

Series of quakes strikes Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato Series of quakes strikes Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato 7:42 am | InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 3 - 3:54 p.m.) A series of successive earthquakes, from a mild magnitude-2.6 to a relatively strong magnitude-5, has been shaking the North Cotabato-Sultan…

Navy rescues 53 as boat capsizes off Cebu Navy rescues 53 as boat capsizes off Cebu 6:58 am | Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 11:26 a.m.) Navy personnel rescued all 53 passengers and crew of a boat that capsized off Talisay City, Cebu Friday afternoon but several…

Tap unspent P180-B Malampaya, energy royalties for emergency power needs: Recto 6:40 am | InterAksyon.com Tap unspent P180-B Malampaya, energy royalties for emergency power needs: RectoUnspent royalty payments from Malampaya and other energy projects are expected to reach P180 billion by the end of year making it an abundant source of funds for projects that the government may undertake once Congress grants President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to tackle the looming energy

PH taking concrete steps to address crimes against Chinese nationals: DFA 3:34 am | Pots de Leon, InterAksyon.com PH taking concrete steps to address crimes against Chinese nationals: DFAThe Philippines is working closely with other government agencies to come up with concrete steps to combat crimes against Chinese nationals in the country.

'HOOLIGANS?' | UP activists respond: 'Marcos used same words to suppress student activism' 10:48 pm | Contend-UP Diliman \This statement was forwarded to InterAksyon.com by Vencer Crisostomo in response to the 'Hooligans' statement of UP Economics professors. This statement was published by the Congress of Teachers/Educators for Nationalism and Democracy (Contend) in its website.

VIDEO | The 'hooligans' confront DBM Secretary Butch Abad 10:20 pm | InterAksyon.com VIDEO | The \This is the video of the confrontation earlier this week between Budget Secretary Butch Abad and UP student activists who are members of STAND-UP. It was uploaded by CONTEND-UP Diliman on YouTube.

VIDEO | Floods render MacArthur Highway in Valenzuela not passable even to buses 9:56 pm | Mae-Anne Los Banos, TV5 VIDEO | Floods render MacArthur Highway in Valenzuela not passable even to busesFloods ranging from waist-high to neck-high have rendered MacArthur Highway in Valenzuela going to Bulacan not passable even to big vehicles like buses or trucks.

Floods to subside in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, Rizal, Cavite, not in other places - Pagasa 9:42 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Floods to subside in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, Rizal, Cavite, not in other places - PagasaState weather bureau Pagasa said floods were expected to subside in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, Rizal, and Cavite as it downgraded its rainfall advisory from orange to the yellow for these areas in its 9 p.m. alert.

9 inmates bolt jail in Angono police detention 9:30 pm | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com 9 inmates bolt jail in Angono police detentionNine inmates of one of the five detention cells of the Municipal Police Station in Angono, Rizal escaped in the middle of a heavy downpour before dawn Friday.

VIDEO | Knee-deep floods on Araneta Avenue in Quezon City 9:12 pm | Jeff Caparas, News5 and InterAksyon.com VIDEO | Knee-deep floods on Araneta Avenue in Quezon CityFloodwaters reached knee-deep Friday morning in some portions of Maria Clara Street near Araneta Avenue in Quezon City.

FROM PARIS TO BERLIN | PNoy ends busy sked in France, on last leg of European tour 9:05 pm | InterAksyon.com FROM PARIS TO BERLIN | PNoy ends busy sked in France, on last leg of European tourPresident Benigno Aquino III wrapped up a very busy visit to France Friday, and flew to Germany, the last of his four-leg European tour to cement bilateral ties and draw investors.

VIDEO | Alert level still high for Mayon Volcano; steady rains cause lahar flow 8:38 pm | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | Video report by Jun Loyola, News5 VIDEO | Alert level still high for Mayon Volcano; steady rains cause lahar flowMayon Volcano remains a potent threat to Albay province residents as alert level 3 is still in effect, according to the NDRRMC. Compounding the peril, constant, heavy rains washed down lahar to low-lying areas late Thursday, causing fear among residents.

Stormy weather, rough seas, floods, landslides for Northern Luzon - authorities 8:28 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com and Philippines News Agency Stormy weather, rough seas, floods, landslides for Northern Luzon - authoritiesResidents of Northern Luzon continue to experience stormy weather, rough seas, floods, and landslides, various government agencies said Friday.

RAINFALL UPDATE-2 | Rainfall warning in NCR, other Luzon provinces downgraded to orange 7:40 pm | Philippines News Agency RAINFALL UPDATE-2 | Rainfall warning in NCR, other Luzon provinces downgraded to orangePAGASA downgraded as of 6pm Friday from red to orange the rainfall advisory for Metro Manila and other nearby provinces in Luzon, but warned residents to expect moderate to heavy rains due to the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm 'Mario.'

Casualty count from storm Mario and Habagat rains: 5 dead, 1 missing 7:21 pm | Jaime Sinapit and Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Casualty count from storm Mario and Habagat rains: 5 dead, 1 missing(UPDATE) As overnight monsoon rains pulled by Tropical Storm Mario swamped Metro Manila and huge parts of Luzon Friday, authorities tallied the casualty count at five dead, five injured and one missing, and a total of 114,250 families were affected.