COCKTALES | Prieto-Romualdez partnership now has his-hers newspapers 17-Nov-14, 4:10 PM | Victor C. Agustin
Why was Flavier a crowd favorite at campaign sorties? Sen. Osmena reveals secret 17-Nov-14, 12:32 PM | Senator Serge Osmena III
VIDEO | At 16, in 1977, he woke up paralyzed; now he is vital to the Senate, with a story to inspire 11-Nov-14, 10:03 AM | InterAksyon.com | Video courtesy of TEDx Diliman
THE GREAT DEBATE | Is saying hello sexual harassment? 16-Nov-14, 7:17 AM | Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Reuters
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BREAKING NEWS as of 23-Dec-14, 3:22 AM Bleak Christmas for Revilla as Sandiganbayan rejects his motion for bail Can the blood of Ebola survivors create a cure? Philippine economy seen rebounding in fourth quarter Pakistan to execute 500 terror convicts in coming weeks: officials Bangko Sentral extends Libyan currency exchange facility China condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof North Korea hacked Sony CHOW BUZZ | 22 Sweet and Delicious Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Day 2015 PNoy leads aid distribution for typhoon Ruby victims in Eastern Samar Streaming to overtake broadcast TV next year -- Ericsson Reminded of Bukidnon bombing, Bam urges bus companies to tighten security Abu Sayyaf member, wanted for Basilan kidnappings, captured in Zamboanga Sibugay Miriam seeks probe of slow Zamboanga siege rehab URGENT TRAFFIC ALERT | Southbound Roxas Blvd. closed to traffic Tuesday for MMFF Parade of Stars Metro Pacific announces restructuring of Landco Go to UST | Tens of thousands of youth expected for meeting with Pope Francis
Philippine economy seen rebounding in fourth quarter The full-year official goal however cannot be met.
Bangko Sentral extends Libyan currency exchange facility The facility will be extended for six months.
Metro Pacific announces restructuring of Landco MPIC still holds a 19-percent stake in Landco.
STI claims control over PWU After legal threat, gov't seeks talks with Metro Pacific over SCTEX price challenge PLDT expects landline broadband customer count to hit a million Philippine share prices post modest gains Customs misses 11-month collection goal End-November imported car sales grow by double-digits Filinvest Land, Megawide-led group firm up interest in southwest metro transport hub
JESSICA ZAFRA | Lest we forget, again: Maratabat, memory, and Maguindanao 6:46 pm | Jessica Zafra The Maguindanao massacre happened a mere five years ago, but our national memory is short: what gets ten million 'dislikes' on Facebook today is completely erased from memory in a month. More than a movie, Maratabat is a protest against amnesia.
COCKTALES | The Firm serves ex-partners ejectment notice, P200-million bill 9:40 am | Victor C. Agustin Instead of friendly 'companeros', The Firm and the breakaway Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia group are heading to a December 31 deadline as bitter divorcees, with The Firm announcing that the CMT group had actually been expelled from the partnership.
COCKTALES | Not-a-Jolly season for Benitezes as STI moves to swallow PWU over botched bailout deal 11:37 pm | Victor C. Agustin Asia's first university for women is about to get crushed by debt five years short of its centenary and be subsumed under, vocational/computer school chain STI, which complains the Benitez group didn't fulfill its end of the bargain in a P450-M deal in 2011 to rescue the debt-mired school.
OPINION | A difficult read: CIA torture report 10:27 am | John Sifton, Human Rights Watch Unless criminal acts carry criminal penalties, there is little to prevent a future president from using torture again.
JESSICA ZAFRA |The Theory of Everything: Lovingly Yours, Stephen Hawking 2:42 pm | JESSICA ZAFRA The problem with making a biopic about the living is that they're around to get offended, and Marsh is so careful, he ends up canonizing the Hawkings. Daniel Day-Lewis'Christy Brown was furious, exasperating, vivid. The Theory of Everything gives us the patron saint of physics.
FIRST PERSON | Fear and hope at a Sierra Leone Ebola center 9:29 am | Benjamin Black, Reuters Each day when I enter the Bo center, in southern Sierra Leone, the first thing I do is take a look over the whiteboards filled with patients' names. Five weeks ago there were three boards. Now there are seven.
#BLACKLIVESMATTER | 5 ways the world sees cases of police brutality vs black men in US 8:22 am | Amana Fontanella-Khan, Reuters Across the world, people are learning different lessons from #BlackLivesMatter. In some countries, developments in Ferguson and Staten Island are leading opinion makers to question the US and what it stands for. Their judgment, in other words, is focused outwards. Elsewhere, the opposite is true.
OPINION | With Pearl Harbor attack 73 years past, Japan to vote on its future 10:41 am | Joshua W. Walker, Reuters On December 14, Japan will have its lower house election, which will largely determine its economic future, years after a strong US military protection enabled it to grow after World War II.
COCKTALES | CMT lawyers threaten suit, claim they are still part of Carpio Villaraza Cruz 4:57 pm | Victor C. Agustin The exit negotiations between the breakaway Cruz Marcelo Tenefrancia group from CVCLaw have taken a turn for the worse, with the CMT group threatening to sue their former partners over the division of partnership assets.
COCKTALES | PCGG sues Ombudsman, gets lectured yet again by SC for another late filing 4:49 am | Victor C. Agustin Legal management analysts seeking ways to unclog the notoriously slow Philippine judicial system need only look at a recent decision of the Supreme Court involving the Presidential Commission on Good Government for inspiration.
JESSICA ZAFRA | Naked Headhunters and Dogeaters: The Filipino Freakshow of Coney Island 12:44 pm | JESSICA ZAFRA The Igorot village at Coney Island was such a hit that at 25 cents a ticket, it was making the equivalent of 500,000 US dollars in today's money every month. Not only that, but the spectators would throw coins into the enclosure, and these tips would total more than the box-office take.
COCKTALES | SMC wins P1-B windfall from a divided tax court over San Mig Light issue 12:24 pm | Victor C. Agustin The San Miguel Corp. has won over P934 million in refund over alleged excessive excise taxes collected from San Mig Light beer in 2007 and 2008.
CONTRACTUALIZATION TOO | US manufacturing's false promise of a decent payday 9:16 am | Catherine Ruckelshaus and Sarah Leberstein. Reuters Manufacturing, economists say, is the key to our nation's economic recovery. But lost in our national obsession with manufacturing is the fact that many industry jobs no longer resemble the ones that had us so smitten in the first place.