EDITORIAL | Why Butch Abad should resign, and why PNoy should let him go 12-Jul-14, 12:25 PM | InterAksyon.com
OPINION | US missed opportunity to ease tensions with China 13-Jul-14, 10:50 AM | David Gordon, Reuters
JESSICA ZAFRA | A glitch in my brain, Part 2 02-Jul-14, 3:58 PM | JESSICA ZAFRA
COCKTALES | Jamby Madrigal used estafa case to dodge $10-M loan, says Sereno 11-Jul-14, 6:52 AM | Victor C. Agustin
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BREAKING NEWS as of 26-Jul-14, 9:04 PM Fierce Libya clashes prompt US evacuation of embassy DepEd declares suspension of classes in QC schools to be affected by SONA Malaysia, Dutch PMs to discuss access to plane crash site Russia says EU sanctions endanger security cooperation Paris talks open to press for long-term Gaza truce VIDEO, Subsidence | Part of Arnedo Dike gives way; 400 Apalit families in peril Futuristic feast? Go easy on the earthworm steak; plus, other finds at the BGC Eats tour MEL STA.MARIA | The President within Constitutional Bounds In Criticizing the Supreme Court SONA 2014 | Traffic rerouting scheme COMMENTARY | 6 things we learned from Senate hearing on DAP VIDEO | A-BAD ROMANCE Private prosecutor in Corona trial is new election commissioner Businessman's daughter kidnapped in Zamboanga Sibugay PNP seeks court clarification on Napoles' transfer to Bagong Diwa POEA bans deployment of new hires to Kenya
...And 5 things about the economy PNoy would rather sweep under the carpet While he may crow about a number of things in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, President Benigno Aquino S. III cannot…
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IMF cuts PH economic forecast, warns of slower growth should gov't underspending continue The IMF cut its growth forecast for the Philippines to below the government's target, warning that a slowdown in spending creates downside risks.
Leisure Resorts spending P300M to expand chain of Bingo boutiques Macay Holdings on the prowl for beverage, food acquisitions PH stock market hardly moves ahead of 'ghost month' Analysts still keep PH growth forecast despite SC ruling on DAP GT Capital launches P12B debt sale Power transmission lines in Bicol Region restored more than a week after Typhoon Glenda struck Philippine debt burden eases further in 2013
MEL STA.MARIA | Why scrutinizing the Judicial Development Fund is not necessarily bad 4:20 pm | ATTY. MEL STA. MARIA Justices of the Supreme Court are still public officials who must be held accountable for their actions. In the US, criticism and investigation of the Justices' official views/decisions and even their personal lives have been accepted as necessary.
BULONG NG KASAYSAYAN | Who was TM Kalaw? Spanish academic tells us he was a nation-builder 3:17 pm | Jorge Mojarro, Special to InterAksyon.com It is said that those who do not know history are bound to repeat it. Spanish academic Jorge Mojarro here delves into the writings of Teodoro M. Kalaw and imagines his reaction to President Aquino's berating of the Supreme Court over its decision on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).
Local brokers, save for a few brave souls, escape Uncle Sam's tax-reporting embrace 5:09 am | Vic Agustin, InterAksyon.com Majority of the local stock brokerages have remained outside the US-mandated reportorial compliance among foreign financial institutions, a worldwide campaign designed to flush out hidden overseas wealth and minimize tax abuse among Americans and green card holders through offshore accounts.
COCKTALES | Ayala in crisis PR mode after getting media flak on privatization contracts 4:19 pm | Victor C. Agustin The country's equivalent of business royalty, the Zobels, have reluctantly allowed the luxury, and the distaste, of securing the services of a crisis PR consultant after lately getting swamped with critical, even downright hostile, comments from the ink-stained community.
ANALYSIS | What MH17 means for Russia and Ukraine 9:47 am | Ian Bremmer, Reuters The downing of MH17 is not as much a sharp turn in the Ukraine conflict as it is an acceleration - shining an international spotlight on this deepening crisis.
MEL STA. MARIA | Understanding The President's Response to the SC's DAP Ruling 8:36 am | Mel Sta. Maria Ultimately, President Aquino alone, more than the Supreme Court or the Legislature, will be blamed for the fortune or misfortunes of the Filipino people during this period. He has to take it on the chin, move on, and search continually for other legal ways to respond to the nation's problems.
PUBLISHED | Full text of President Aquino's National Address on DAP 7:12 pm | President Benigno Simeon Aquino III At 6pm Monday, July 14, 2014, President Benigno S. Aquino III spoke on national television to address issues connected with the Disbursement Acceleration Program which the Supreme Court declared unconstitutional. He justified it and said the government is filing a Motion for Reconsideration.
JESSICA ZAFRA | 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' - Liberated by Disco 12:21 pm | Jessica Zafra We caught the second-to-the-last show of 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' at Resorts World Manila, and were much impressed. The actors who play the drag queens are the stars, but the music carries the show, and the show would not exist without the Divas who bring disco to life.
COCKTALES | Justices dis-Grace Pulido-Tan, Jardeleza over altered affidavit, tax-evasion case delay 1:10 am | Vic Agustin, InterAksyon.com Candidate Supreme Court justice Maria Gracia Pulido-Tan has received the equivalent of a legal spanking after the chairman of the Commission on Audit submitted a "blatantly falsified" and antedated affidavit of a notary public attached to a COA petition.
OPINION | US missed opportunity to ease tensions with China 10:50 am | David Gordon, Reuters The US administration passed up a chance to advance and elevate the US-China Bilateral Investment Treaty which could have yielded major economic benefits and had positive spillover effects on the strategic issues vexing both countries.
TAPOS NA MASASAYANG ARAW? The fall of the great power that's America 7:42 am | Amado Mendoza, InterAksyon.com Americans cannot seem to adjust to the glaring fact that US hegemony is going down the drain; that America cannot get all that it wants or wishes for in today's world even if it is still the most dominant military power.
EDITORIAL | Why Butch Abad should resign, and why PNoy should let him go 12:25 pm | InterAksyon.com The stubborn position of Malacanang - which propounds that there are no regrets, no need to apologize, and no one to be held accountable - is untenable. It is an arrogant statement at best. At worst, it perilously asks for more trouble for all of us.
COMMENTARY | Why the DAP is economically irrational 4:19 pm | Sonny Africa, IBON Features The DAP did not stimulate the economy: it did not contribute to one-fourth of the 2011 growth as claimed, it is not large enough to have an impact on the whole economy, and it was not spent on projects that immediately boost consumer and investment spending.