EDITORIAL | Why Butch Abad should resign, and why PNoy should let him go 12-Jul-14, 12:25 PM | InterAksyon.com
COMMENTARY | 6 things we learned from Senate hearing on DAP 26-Jul-14, 1:45 PM | By Ernie Reyes and Chuchay Fernandez, InterAksyon.com
JESSICA ZAFRA | A glitch in my brain, Part 2 02-Jul-14, 3:58 PM | JESSICA ZAFRA
ANALYSIS | What MH17 means for Russia and Ukraine 19-Jul-14, 9:47 AM | Ian Bremmer, Reuters
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BREAKING NEWS as of 31-Jul-14, 9:16 AM SLIDING INTO SECTARIAN WAR | Shi'ite militia executes, hangs up 15 Sunnis in Iraq town square Europe, Asia on alert as medical group says Ebola outbreak 'out of control' Tropical storm Inday to bring more rains over Luzon, Visayas Drug-resistant malaria spreading fast in Southeast Asia TAMAD BA ANG PINOY? Rizal quotes a Chinoy in 'On the Indolence of the Filipinos' Chinese journalist, lawyer win Magsaysay award Milky Weigh: scientists take weight of the galaxy Cracks prompt closure of 2 Pasay schools; students to get modules meantime Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site DOH reports 494 new HIV cases in June More than 150 feared dead in India monsoon landslide Filipina nurse kidnapped, raped in Libya's Tripoli: medics, security South Africa extradites German priest on sex abuse charges Temporary ceasefire in Tripoli, 75 bodies found in Benghazi 237 residents evacuated from sinkhole area in north Cebu islet
PRE-SONA LETTER | It ain't over 'til it's over, as biz groups outline what still needs to be done While PNoy last Monday sounded like he was bidding everyone goodbye, the country's 18 biggest business groups in a letter sent to him days before…
Gov't trims borrowing in 1H The national government borrowed less in the first half of the year.
Cirtek seals acquisition of wireless products manufacturer Cirtek sees acquisition of wireless product manufacturer to boost revenue starting 2015.
Fresh from debt sale, RCBC plans P4.5B rights offering BSP inflation forecast for June: 4.1-4.9 pct Award of LRT1 Cavite project to Ayala-MPIC joint venture likey this week -- DOTC PH stock market tests 6,900-mark anew NTC crafting rules to compensate PLDT for return of 3G license Cebu Pacific's June passenger traffic slows down after May peak Meralco mulls conversion of Atimonan natural gas project to coal
FOCUS | Economy under the Aquino administration a case of worsening exclusivity 2:43 pm | IBON Foundation After four years of the Aquino administration, the most recent available data on various socioeconomic indicators affirm the exclusionary nature of the country's economic growth, in terms of jobs, prices and poverty.
'NO SHORTCUTS' | Lessons on nation-building, via sports, from a ball-kicking, bar-topping Blue Eagle 2:32 pm | Ignatius Michael D. Ingles Former Blue Eagles varsity football player and 2012 Bar Topnotcher Ignatius Michael 'Mickey' Ingles was the guest speaker at the Ateneo de Manila High School Intramurals Opening earlier this month. We publish excerpts of his speech here, with his permission.
MARIE YUVIENCO | The Doctrine Will See You Now: The facts on operative fact 12:16 pm | Marie Yuvienco Usually, when the SC declares a law unconstitutional, logic dictates that such a law confers no rights and imposes no obligations. This is fine in theory, but the reality is that until a law is declared invalid, it remains in effect and may have consequences that are retroactive in character.
REPENT OR RESIGN | UCCP bishops issue stinging rebuke on eve of SONA 11:33 pm | United Church of Christ in the Philippines Four years after he won elections with a huge mandate and promised to use his goodwill with the people to pursue reforms, President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III is about to make his fifth SONA 'with his credibility gravely tarnished by the DAP,' Christian church leaders said late Sunday.
VP Binay's statement on Iglesia ni Cristo's centenary 8:06 am | InterAksyon.com Vice President issued the following statement on the 100th year celebration of the founding of the Iglesia ni Cristo.
MEL STA.MARIA | The President within Constitutional Bounds In Criticizing the Supreme Court 2:29 pm | Atty. Mel Sta. Maria The Integrated Bar of the Philippines is reported to be studying the possibility of filing a motion to declare the President in contempt for criticizing the Supreme Court in declaring some DAP acts and practices unconstitutional.
COMMENTARY | 6 things we learned from Senate hearing on DAP 1:45 pm | By Ernie Reyes and Chuchay Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Budget Secretary Abad, the main resource person, avoided journalists but got able support from practically the entire Cabinet and LP partymate Frank Drilon, the Senate President.
COCKTALES | Who's behind Binay plunder case? Don’t look at me, says Pancho Villaraza 12:10 am | Lawyer F. Arthur Villaraza very early yesterday was working on his text brigade to clarify that it was the breakaway group of The Firm that Vice President Jejomar Binay had darkly hinted to as the group of lawyers behind the veep's latest plunder complaint.
JESSICA ZAFRA | 10 things we know about Apolinario Mabini 12:51 pm | Jessica Zafra If we know nothing about Apolinario Mabini, it's not from lack of material. It's from willful neglect. Here's a summing up of the little we do know.
MABINI'S 150TH B-DAY | Why did PH revolution vs Spain, US fail? First foreign minister lists reasons 12:05 pm | Amado M. Mendoza Jr., Special to InterAksyon.com Historical accounts indicate Apolinario Mabini's birthday to be either July 22 or July 23. Popularly known as the Sublime Paralytic, little else is known about the man. For one, he was the country's first prime minister and foreign minister. And he was a true nationalist.
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.