JESSICA ZAFRA | Now What (Or, It's culture, stupid.) Tue, May 17, 2016, 4:26 PM | JESSICA ZAFRA
OPINION | What a Duterte win means for Philippines Mon, May 16, 2016, 7:42 AM | Steven Rood, The Asia Foundation
COMMENTARY | The Philippine economy in the Martial Law years and 30 years After EDSA Mon, Feb 29, 2016, 7:27 AM | Cesar Polvorosa Jr., InterAksyon.com
OP-ED | Created by crisis: Rodrigo Duterte and his unorthodox quest for the Philippine presidency Sat, May 14, 2016, 11:45 PM | Walden Bello*
STATEMENT | Who to vote? Electoral reform advocates tell us what to look for 13-October-15, 12:12 PM | Task Force 2016 READ MORE
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BREAKING NEWS as of Wed, Jun 1, 2016, 12:10 AM Supreme Court junks AES petition for writ of habeas data Sotto: Pasay concert fatalities could be caused by over-the-counter muscle painkiller Iraqi army pause at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights back WATCH | Belmonte urges Alvarez to treat LP as he would other parties allied with PDP-Laban WATCH | Duterte holds first Cabinet meeting after being proclaimed WATCH | Robredo may not hold office at Coconut Palace Peso ends almost flat vs US dollar ahead of FOMC meeting, corporates’ dollar demand PSEi down anew on lack of leads Duterte: Basta corruption, I will be harsh! Eton Properties doubling 2016 capex to P7B Four Bangladeshis plead guilty in Singapore to terrorist financing San Miguel Brewery sees P5-B profit in 2016, sales volume up 15% Duterte now has 32 people in his Cabinet, other key positions Global group of jurists asks Duterte to rethink push for death penalty revival Federalism not enough, Cordilleras need genuine autonomy, says indigenous peoples' group
Peso ends almost flat vs US dollar ahead of FOMC meeting, corporates’ dollar demand The Philippine peso ended almost unchanged to the greenback Tuesday on end-of-the-month dollar demand by companies and investors’ wait-and-see stance on the timing of the…
PSEi down anew on lack of leads The local stock market declined anew on Tuesday as investors opted to take profit after a two-day advance.
Eton Properties doubling 2016 capex to P7B Eton Properties Philippines, the property development arm of the LT Group Inc., is more than doubling its capital expenditures (capex) to P7 billion this year,…
San Miguel Brewery sees P5-B profit in 2016, sales volume up 15% More investments in PHL telco sector seen after distribution of 700MHz spectrum Balikbayan box now tax- and duty-free with signing of CMTA – Angara World's largest solar power system launched atop Robinsons Starmills Pampanga PH Competition Commission to look into 700 MHz sale, ICT experts wary De Los Santos Med solidifies synergy with employees union Oil firms to hike pump prices Tuesday
EDITORIAL | Beware the Parade of Little Digongs 8:18 am | InterAksyon.com From Tanauan, Batangas, to Bulacan, Cebu and towns all over the country, little tyrants that purport to emulate the leadership and Davao template of Duterte point to a challenge the incoming President must confront sooner rather than later.
COCKTALES | Villar's Toronto-listed mining venture gets a Duterte boost 7:53 am | Victor C. Agustin St. Augustine Gold and Copper Ltd., the operator for the planned King-king gold-copper mine project in Compostela Valley, has seen its share price surge 20 percent to 12 Canadian cents from 10 since the announcement of the Duterte-Villar alliance.
COCKTALES | Subic chief apologizes, cancels US couple's lease over bulldozed hill 9:10 am | Victor C. Agustin An American coal miner and his Filipina wife who mowed down trees and bulldozed their neighbors' hill in Subic to make room for their weekend home have found their land lease cancelled by the authorities.
DEADLY SIDELINE | Tommy Osmena’s 'pay-per-hit' offer to cops 8:11 am | Phelim Kine, Human Rights Watch The newly elected mayor of Cebu City has an innovative approach to crime control in this central Philippine city: A P50,000 peso (US$1,080) bounty for each 'criminal' killed by his police force.
OPINION | Duterte Harry has been dirty for a long time 11:24 am | Phelim Kine, Human Rights Watch The new president of the Philippines has been bragging about murdering âcriminalsâ for at least a decade.
JESSICA ZAFRA | Now What (Or, It's culture, stupid.) 4:26 pm | JESSICA ZAFRA We have neglected culture, and now this neglect bites us in the ass. What, then, are we supposed to do? I think the arts and culture sector has to do its job, and that job is to Define Filipino.
COCKTALES | Court stops San Miguel from easing out Indonesian partner in tollways project 12:17 pm | Victor C. Agustin, InterAksyon.com The Mandaluyong Regional Trial Court has stopped the San Miguel Corp. from easing out its Indonesian shareholder in the South Luzon Expressway and Skyway projects.
OPINION | What a Duterte win means for Philippines 7:42 am | Steven Rood, The Asia Foundation There are some hints, though, that considerations of performance and policy can actually attract votes. Human rights lawyer and first term congresswoman Leni Robredo came from far behind to be in a very tight race for vice president with Bongbong Marcos.
MEL STA.MARIA | Duterte must change to succeed as president 7:21 am | Mel Sta. Maria, InterAksyon.com Now that elections are over, the Filipino people should regroup and accept the reality that, in the next six years, Rodrigo Duterte will be the president.
OP-ED | Created by crisis: Rodrigo Duterte and his unorthodox quest for the Philippine presidency 11:45 pm | Walden Bello* Bello, who saw up close as he campaigned nationwide for a Senate seat, the spontaneous way in which Duterte's candidacy moved and empowered people, says the administration completely miscalculated people's anger and frustration: an electoral insurgency made possible an outlier's ascent to power.
COCKTALES | Malacanang to buy P1.8-M lawn mower to spruce up grounds for Duterte 6:39 am | VICTOR C. AGUSTIN The Office of the President has set aside a P1.77-million budget to acquire a brand-new lawn mower to cut the grass on the country's most exclusive lawn and golf course.
COCKTALES | San Miguel, Citra squabble over SLEX, Skyway now in court 12:49 pm | Victor C. Agustin, InterAksyon.com The boardroom feud between San Miguel and Indonesian conglomerate Citra over the management and financial affairs of their South Luzon Expressway and Skyway projects have spilled over into the court.
MEL STA.MARIA | In voting, heed Michael Jackson's advice:’'Make it right, make that change' 9:03 am | MEL STA. MARIA Calm down everybody. On May 9, 2016, let the system work. Let's vote wisely in choosing our leaders for the next six years. That is the only moment - a peaceful and deliberative time - that really counts.