TODAY'S NATIONAL HEADLINES

Reso draft on term extension ready, but Erice says to await OK of economic Cha-cha 2:49 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Caloocan Representative Edgar Erice on Monday said he was ready with the draft of the resolution pushing for longer terms in office of elected officials, but said that he would file it only after the approval of the economic Charter change resolution in the House of Representatives.

5.2 quake jolts Cagayan 5.2 quake jolts Cagayan 1:01 pm | Philippines News Agency A magnitude-5.2 earthquake jolted the province of Cagayan Monday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

Senate suspends Enrile Senate suspends Enrile 12:45 pm | InterAksyon.com Effective today, Sept. 1, detained senator Juan Ponce Enrile is suspended by the Senate for 90 days, Senate President Frank Drilon said Monday.

Riding-in-tandem hit men kill woman, her driver as daughter survives Angeles City ambush Riding-in-tandem hit men kill woman, her driver as daughter survives… 12:06 pm | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com Riding-in-tandem hit men killed a woman and her driver as her daughter survived the ambush early Sunday morning along the Friendship Highway in Barangay Anunas,…

DOH to parents: Free vaccination vs measles, polio for kids 5 years and below DOH to parents: Free vaccination vs measles, polio for kids… 11:07 am | InterAksyon.com For the entire month of September 2014, health centers nationwide will administer free vaccinations against measles and polio to children below five years old, said…

BUSINESS NEWS

DOE calls for regional energy planning to secure power supply DOE calls for regional energy planning to secure power supply The Energy department has called for the creation of regional energy development plans in line with efforts to secure the country’s energy security and sustainability.

SM Prime to integrate reclamation projects in Pasay and Paranaque SM Prime to integrate reclamation projects in Pasay and Paranaque SM Prime looks to integrate two reclamation projects with a combined size of 600 hectares in the cities of Paranaque and Pasay.

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Car bomb found at NAIA3, four suspects arrested - authorities 10:15 am | Eric B. Apolonio, InterAksyon.com Car bomb found at NAIA3, four suspects arrested - authorities(UPDATE2, 3:18 p.m.) Four people were arrested after a bomb was found in a van parked at Manila's international airport, authorities said Monday, as security at all NAIA terminals was beefed up.

LPA off Visayas may intensify into a typhoon, to bring more rains - Pagasa 9:56 am | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com LPA off Visayas may intensify into a typhoon, to bring more rains - PagasaWithin the 48 hours, the low-pressure area (LPA) east of Borongan, Eastern Samar may intensify into a tropical storm which will be codenamed Kanor, state-run weather bureau forecaster Connie Rose Dadivas said Monday.

QC station police chief killed in ambush, wife and child spared by riding-in-tandem assassins 9:35 am | InterAksyon.com QC station police chief killed in ambush, wife and child spared by riding-in-tandem assassinsTwo teams of riding-in-tandem assassins ambushed Quezon City Police District'S Chief Inspector Roderick Medrano early Monday morning in Zabarte, Fairview, killing him but sparing his wife and child.

What happens to 86,000 college teachers expected to lose jobs in first 2 years of K-12? 9:04 am | Philippines News Agency What happens to 86,000 college teachers expected to lose jobs in first 2 years of K-12?What happens to the estimated 86,000 college teachers who are expected to lose their jobs during the first two years of implementation of the K-12 program?

DOTC to bid out maintenance contract for MRT-3 8:41 am | Azer N. Parrocha, Philippines News Agency DOTC to bid out maintenance contract for MRT-3The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is set to bid out a P2.25-billion three-year contract for maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3.

Jardeleza appointment prompts Supreme Court reorganization 8:06 am | Brian Maglungsod, Philippines News Agency Jardeleza appointment prompts Supreme Court reorganizationThe Supreme Court (SC) has reorganized its divisions following President Aquino's appointment of former Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza as its newest member.

86 barangays in 12 Maguindanao towns suffer landslides, floods 7:51 am | Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com 86 barangays in 12 Maguindanao towns suffer landslides, floodsEighty-six barangays in 12 Maguindanao towns have been affected by landslides and floods, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said Monday. While no one left their homes, 25,246 people suffered from the disasters, said ARMM Executive Secretary lawyer Laisa Alamia.

PAL to welcome final Boeing 747 aircraft flight at NAIA-2 on Monday 12:51 am | Azer N. Parrocha, Philippines News Agency PAL to welcome final Boeing 747 aircraft flight at NAIA-2 on MondayPhilippine Airlines (PAL) is set to welcome the final arrival flight of its flagship aircraft -- the Boeing 747-400 -- at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 (NAIA T2) in Pasay City before it retires on Monday.

JOBS SCAM | Online recruiters use names of reputable firms, then require processing fees 11:58 pm | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com JOBS SCAM | Online recruiters use names of reputable firms, then require processing feesDespite earlier warnings, Filipinos continue to be victimized by online scammers who promise bogus jobs in Europe, prompting the POEA to warn overseas applicants to be wary of employment offers through the Internet.

2-M farmers, fishermen seen to secure higher income through WB's P22-B financial package 9:31 pm | Philippines News Agency 2-M farmers, fishermen seen to secure higher income through WB\A $508-million (P22.4 billion) loan and financial package from the World Bank can help over two million farmers and fishermen secure a higher income in the next six years, Malacanang Palace said Sunday.

PHOTO | Aquino leads tribute to 2014 Magsaysay awardees 9:16 pm | InterAksyon.com PHOTO | Aquino leads tribute to 2014 Magsaysay awardeesPresident Benigno S. Aquino III Sunday night presented the medals and certificates to the 2014 Ramon Magsaysay awardees in simple rites at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City.

Population census ongoing in Yolanda-hit towns of Eastern Visayas 8:26 pm | Philippines News Agency Population census ongoing in Yolanda-hit towns of Eastern VisayasA census on population is now ongoing in Yolanda-hit areas in three provinces of Eastern Visayas to test the instrument for next year's census and find out the status of survivors, the Philippine Statistics Authority - National Statistics Office (PSA-NSO) said.

LPA off Mindanao has high chance of intensifying into tropical depression -PAGASA 7:48 pm | Philippines News Agency LPA off Mindanao has high chance of intensifying into tropical depression -PAGASAThe low-pressure area off Batangas is now out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, while the LPA east of Mindanao entered the PAR at 4pm and has a high chance of intensifying into a tropical depression, the state weather bureau said Sunday.