MEL STA.MARIA | SC ruling on GMA: Reinforcing public perception of impunity or of accountability? Wed, Jul 20, 2016, 7:02 PM | MEL STA. MARIA
OP-ED | Time for Private Citizen Noynoy to follow in mother's footsteps Thu, Jun 30, 2016, 3:15 PM | Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com
OPINION | How to make the SONA meaningful Wed, Jul 20, 2016, 9:56 AM | Renato Reyes Jr., secretary general, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan
OPINION | A Flawed Strategy and How to Rectify it: Aquino, Duterte, and the West Philippine Sea Tue, Jul 19, 2016, 9:59 AM | Walden Bello (special to InterAksyon.com)
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BREAKING NEWS as of Sun, Jul 24, 2016, 5:12 AM Munich mall shooting: what we know 80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest OPINION | Brexit, Trump and Duterte: There is Method in Madness FEAR FACTOR | Drug users' plea: Help us but, please, not through intimidation Belmonte accedes; no longer seeks Speakership PRE-SONA BUZZ | Lawmakers smell possible move by House majority to railroad minority leadership THAT POKEMON THING | US reporter called out at presser for playing 2 suspected drug pushers gunned down in Tarlac shootout SCENE | Panic and terror in Munich shooting rampage White supremacist David Duke launches US Senate bid MARIE YUVIENCO | Blindspot Duterte inaugurates biomass power plant in Maguindanao Clark braces for alternative gateway role amid worsening air traffic congestion at NAIA GMA victory in SC draws mixed reactions from businessmen IS uses civilians as human shields in Syrian city: coalition
Clark braces for alternative gateway role amid worsening air traffic congestion at NAIA While Clark can't replace NAIA given its present capacity, Clark authorities say they are ready for more flights coming in and out of the airport.
GMA victory in SC draws mixed reactions from businessmen The release on Thursday of former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo after four years of detention drew mixed reactions from businessmen, some of whom saw it…
Court of Appeals junks Globe's plea to stop PCC review of SMC deal The Court of Appeals has denied Globe Telecom’s petition to prevent the Philippine Competition Commission from reviewing its joint P69.1-billion acquisition with PLDT of San…
Peso ends week sideways vs US dollar amid drop in US initial jobless claims Philippines' oil still in troubled waters after South China Sea ruling BSP exec eyes at least 7% growth for PHL in Q2 2016 COCKTALES | Ayala prices Park Central penthouse at - gulp! - P477M DTI drafts MOA with police for businesses behind substandard products Peso ends slightly higher amid greenback's strength NGCP: Sabotage caused line tripping that isolated plants from Mindanao grid
OPINION | A Flawed Strategy and How to Rectify it: Aquino, Duterte, and the West Philippine Sea 9:59 am | Walden Bello (special to InterAksyon.com) We won in The Hague but our legal victory has been compromised by the ill-advised entry of the Aquino administration into a military alliance with the US aimed at containing China. Moving beyond the volatile stalemate in the West Philippine Sea requires another strategy from the Duterte government.
COCKTALES | From wearing tax dodger tag, he's now excess taxpayer to tune of P633M 7:18 am | Victor C. Agustin The Ramos-era Bureau of Internal Revenue hounded him as the biggest tax dodger. Now taipan Lucio Tan has even overpaid the government by at least P633 million. The Court of Tax Appeals said so in two recent rulings, overturning the protestations of then BIR chief Kim Henares.
COCKTALES | Goldilocks stops Chowking from serving Chinese-style chicken orange dish 6:44 am | Victor C. Agustin Goldilocks has managed to stop fellow fast-food chain Chowking from serving its own version of Chinese-style 'orange chicken' dish.
STATEMENT | Enough of blanket accusations 11:28 am | National Union of Journalists of the Philippines Just as the insinuation that corruption is justification enough to commit murder, these sweeping statements about media workers in drugs could be used as a handy justification by those who seek to silence independent and critical journalists.
COCKTALES | This is no joke: Yasay just gave up Philippine claim on Bajo de Masinloc 9:00 am | Victor C. Agustin Lost in the Yasay clarification (on Agence France-Presse's story on its interview with the DFA chief) is his incredible statement made to the news agency effectively repudiating the official Philippine government position on the Bajo de Masinloc (Scarborough Shoal) issue.
COCKTALES | El Pollo Loco breaks away from US parent over trademark issue 6:21 am | Victor C. Agustin The local franchisee of El Pollo Loco, after nearly three decades and two branches, has laid the basis for breaking away from its US-listed parent.
COMMENTARY | A shame campaign is not the way to do it 1:49 pm | Senator Rene A.V. Saguisag Prez Digong has declared five high police officials guilty. They are still very much around though which is not what happens to poor, obscure and powerless suspects.
COCKTALES | No safe Cebu harbor for Super Shuttle Roro after eviction by FF Cruz 10:15 am | Victor C Agustin, InterAksyon.com The country's largest shipping line, the Cebu-based Super Shuttle Roro, is looking for a safe harbor after being ejected for non-payment of rent from its long-time terminal in Mandaue.
COCKTALES | Jollibee treasurer makes P60M mid-year bonanza flipping company stock 6:16 am | Victor C. Agustin The treasurer of Jollibee received P60 million in cold cash when he unloaded in three trading days a total of 305,380 Jollibee shares for between P235 and P239 a piece.
DUTERTE INAUGURAL SPEECH | 'I am here because I am ready to start my work for the nation' 4:03 pm | Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President, Republic of the Philippines Citing US Presidents Lincoln and FDR among his best inspirations for leadership and service, Rodrigo Roa Duterte said at his inaugural speech as the Republic's 16th President: "I am here, why? Because I am ready to start my work for the nation."
MARIE YUVIENCO | Transitions 3:54 pm | Marie Yuvienco Nothing was going to come between the seamless transition of power that saw Benigno C. Aquino III handing over the reins to Rodrigo R. Duterte. And just like that, we have a new president.
OP-ED | Time for Private Citizen Noynoy to follow in mother's footsteps 3:15 pm | Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com When he has rested and pursued his hobbies as he relishes life anew in the renovated Times Street mansion, Citizen Noynoy may be wise to consider following in his late mother's post-presidency template: working in NGOs to uplift lives, and occasionally lending his voice to issues of vital interest.
Workers to Duterte: No compromise, ban labor contractualization now 11:04 am | NAPC Formal Labor and Migrant Workers Sectoral Council Ban labor contractualization now, the NAPC Formal Labor and Migrant Workers Sectoral Council said in a statement issued on June 30, the day President-elect Rodrigo Duterte takes oath.