MEL STA.MARIA | A hard look at the benefits from Duterte China trip, risks of its embrace Mon, Oct 24, 2016, 12:03 AM | ATTY. MEL STA. MARIA
LEADER OR BLUFFER? | How the President can send the Americans packing as early as April 15, 2017 Mon, Oct 10, 2016, 12:02 PM | Walden Bello*, Special to InterAksyon.com
COCKTALES | Manila's glitterati form a new social club for select 600 Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 8:27 AM | Victor C. Agustin
MARIE YUVIENCO | Oops, I Won't Do It Again Mon, Oct 3, 2016, 12:28 PM | Marie Yuvienco
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BREAKING NEWS as of Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 8:11 AM Rebels seek ceasefire as Syrian army moves closer to retaking Aleppo Trump names homeland security, environment chiefs, envoy to China CPP blasts Duterte’s ‘total disdain for human rights’ SPECIAL REPORT | Burying the Truth: A family challenges the official story of a drug war death Duterte: US wants to repair 'bad relations' with the Philippines Indonesian military chief warns: IS building base in Mindanao On 75th anniversary, US veterans recall Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Maute Group not involved in Iligan grenade blast that hurts 3 teens: official 2017 GAA: Lacson smells pork again despite SC ruling Thailand to investigate BBC over profile of new king: minister House panel's rush to amend sin tax law draws flak from health advocates Time mag names Donald Trump its 2016 'Person of the Year' Pakistan plane carrying 48 crashes, reportedly on fire Some Miss U candidates to arrive in PHL on Friday for kickoff party Gambling tycoon sends surrender feelers, says PNP chief
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Power rates up by P0.10 per kWh for Dec. Power bills will increase by P0.10 per kilowatt hour (kWh) to P8.36, driven by the generation charge this December, the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said…
EU fines Credit Agricole, HSBC, JPMorgan for Euribor fixing The European Commission fined banks Credit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase a total of 485 million euros ($520 million) for their part in a cartel…
DBM eyes P200-B supplemental budget for DICT's national broadband network Removal of rice import quota seen to lower rice prices Economists see hike in BSP key rates in ’17 as inflation sustains rise SMC donates P1 B for construction of more gov't drug rehab centers BTr rejects bids for 4-yr T-bond Asian stocks post biggest daily gain in two weeks Senate approves AIIB treaty
COMMENTARY | The terrifying lessons of the Philippines’ ‘vigilante president’ 7:19 am | Peter Apps, Reuters What the Philippines reminds us is just how short a journey it might be to really tear up some of the most basic rules which had been seen as underpinning a civilized society. Worse still, it can even be popular.
MARIE YUVIENCO | De Lima and Dayan: Worst case scenarios 6:31 am | Marie Yuvienco How vexing it must be for Senator de Lima to watch her former lover betray her and humiliate her by tattling on live television. She only has herself to blame, however.
COMMENTARY | Kung Ngayon Nabuhay si Bonifacio … 10:19 am | Lourd de Veyra Amid the fierce debates about historical revisionism sparked by the dictator Ferdinand Marcos' burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani and the politics of the day, we are posting this timely piece by TV5's Lourd de Veyra.
COCKTALES | Lucio Tan to build new PNB tower on Buendia parking lot 8:16 am | Victor C. Agustin Taipan Lucio Tan plans is said to have commissioned the renowned US architectural firm, KPF, for the planned multi-billion redevelopment, possibly to relocate the corporate headquarters of the Philippine National Bank there.
STATEMENT | Never again | Bayan on #BlackFriday 7:46 am | Renato Reyes Jr., Bagong Alyansang Makabayn It is not enough that Duterte allow the holding of protests against the burial. More importantly, he should listen to the people's rage. He should understand their deep resentment of the dictator and their opposition to his rehabilitation.
COCKTALES | Mang Inasal fails to stop Ma'am Inasal from cracking business 7:33 am | Victor C. Agustin Mang Inasal founder Edgar Sia II has failed to stop the trademark registration of Ma'am Inasal crackers despite the latter allegedly copying the name and even colors of his famous roast chicken restaurant chain.
EDITORIAL | Make them regret it 8:17 pm | InterAksyon.com Around that plot will erupt a battle to create a symbol. Of what? Of moving on or of refusing to budge? When the day comes, will you go to the gravesite? What will you bring? Flowers? Candles? Or things less fragrant?
STATEMENT | 7 years after Ampatuan: End impunity. Justice now! 7:53 am | National Union of Journalists of the Philippines Seven years after Ampatuan, we fear that the worst is yet to come and the seekers of truth will be faced with ever more danger from those who see our work as anathema to their pursuit of an order built not on compassion but brute force.
MEL STA.MARIA | Why the Marcos burial may spark another people's movement 11:52 am | Mel Sta. Maria The dictator Ferdinand Marcos was an extraordinary and brilliant human being who brazenly ravaged our economy, destroyed our democratic institutions and blatantly savaged many peopleâs civil and human rights using the powers and instrumentalities of the government.
COCKTALES | Ayala jacks up Fort condo prices amid slowing market 7:27 am | Victor C. Agustin While malls and car companies hold pre-Christmas promos to goose sales amid the cutthroat environment, Ayala Land is doing the exact opposite: It is raising the prices of its twin yet-to-be-built premium condominiums in the Fort.
COCKTALES | Taguig judge dismisses 'nuisance suit' filed by ex-partners of The Firm 9:10 am | Victor C Agustin The Taguig Regional Trial Court dismisses the intra-corporate case filed by the Cruz Marcelo and Tenefrancia law firm against their former colleagues for being a 'nuisance suit.'
PAHAYAG | Si Marcos ay Hindi Bayani! 8:21 am | Concerned Artists of the Philippines Pinawalang saysay ng Korte Suprema at administrasyong Duterte ang mahabang kasaysayan ng pagpupunyagi at paglaban ng mamamayan laban sa diktadurang US-Marcos. Ibinasura hindi lamang ang tagumpay ng pagpapatalsik sa diktadura kundi itinapon maging ang kadakilaan ng mga bayani.
ANALYSIS | How Obama’s legacy lost the elections for Hillary 6:24 am | Walden Bello Hillary had her share of problems, but they were not enough to kill her chances in the elections. What really sunk her was her running on the economic legacy of Obama, which was one of unremitting failure.