COMMENTARY | Take the #MRTChallenge! Because a (transportation) crisis is a terrible thing to waste 02-Sep-14, 11:53 AM | Benjamin de la Pena
COCKTALES | Mar Roxas budget doubles in 2 years as Binay's shrinks 01-Sep-14, 11:18 AM | Victor C. Agustin
JESSICA ZAFRA | Traffic has eaten our lives 02-Sep-14, 11:48 PM | JESSICA ZAFRA
MEL STA.MARIA | Anti-Selfie bill: superfluous, unjust and unconstitutional 31-Aug-14, 6:37 PM | ATTY. MEL STA.MARIA
EDITORIAL | Cha-cha? 2nd Term? Cory Aquino has a message for Noynoy 14-August-14, 07:27 AM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
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BREAKING NEWS as of 03-Sep-14, 2:54 AM World 'losing the battle' to contain Ebola: MSF Justin Bieber faces more assault charges in Canada Islamic State issues video of beheading of US hostage: SITE Fast-food workers to launch intensified protests across US Marilyn Monroe sex film to be kept private JESSICA ZAFRA | Traffic has eaten our lives DOE wants part of Malampaya fund used to protect facility; seeks SC ruling review Taiwan leader says he backs democracy for Hong Kong AFTER 26 YEARS | PCGG sells ex-NBI chief's properties for more than P157 million Gov't spending likely picked up in August, says Budget chief TIT FOR TAT | Legal squabbles ensue in Senate after Enrile suspension Frankfurt court bans Uber taxi services across Germany PNoy to court investors for PPP, BPO and manufacturing during EU-US trip MRT3 owner seeks revisions to terms of maintenance contract Filipino top aide of UNDOF commander quits; Catapang says not closing door to UN peacekeeping work
Gov't spending likely picked up in August, says Budget chief According to DBM, the August spending numbers were 'better' than in July.
PNoy to court investors for PPP, BPO and manufacturing during EU-US trip PNoy will embark on a trip to the EU and US starting September 13.
MRT3 owner seeks revisions to terms of maintenance contract Instead of the usual one year, MRT Holdings wants a 10-year maintenance contract.
Globe to roll out new broadband technologies for heavy data users Faced with P60B settlement with ex-Napocor employees, gov't calling in the chips PH stock index returns above 7,100-line Amid rise in port congestion-related costs, LTFRB orders unbundling of trucking rates BCDA remits additional P100M to national treasury Premiere Horizon to buy back shares Philippines bags another upgrade to investment rating
COCKTALES | AirAsia slashes flights amid turbulence from PAL, Cebu Pacific 2:21 pm | Victor C. Agustin AirAsiaZest has cut back more flights this month as the budget carrier controlled by Malaysian aviation trailblazer Tony Fernandes encountered more competitive turbulence from Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific.
'KASALANAN NI PNOY YAN' | Quick-witted readers react to news that 'Hindi Kitty si Hello Kitty' 3:00 pm | Tricia Aquino After news hit Philippine shores that beloved Japanese icon Hello Kitty was not a cat, but a girl, quick-witted Netizens immediately put in their two cents' worth.
HEROES' DAY SPEECH | A time for remembrance, thanksgiving, reflection - and pushing reform 2:58 pm | President Benigno Aquino III In a speech marking National Heroes Day, President Aquino calls it a time for remembering, for thanksgiving, and for reflection on the meaning of heroism. He also takes a swipe at critics he calls the enemies of reform, adding that he hopes young people will see through them
COCKTALES | PUP, Cebu, Tarlac school presidents load up on perks to overtake UP's top exec 1:27 pm | Victor C. Agustin Thanks to over P2.1 million in additional incentives, PUP President Emanuel de Guzman managed to beef up his P947,000 basic annual salary to P3.09 million in 2013, making him the highest-paid state university president, according to Commission on Audit rankings.
COMMENTARY | PH economic growth target too 'ambitious'? Not if the gov't can help it 2:55 pm | Undersecretary Gil S. Beltran, Philippines\' Department of Finance Standard Chartered Bank recently released a report saying the BSP's reduction in its 2015 inflation target signals slower economic growth ahead.
Did America's policy on ransom contribute to James Foley's killing? 11:57 am | David Rohde, REUTERS Foley's execution is the clearest evidence yet of how vastly different responses to kidnappings by US and European governments save European hostages but can doom the Americans. Hostages and their families realize this fully -- even if the public does not.
Amending the Constitution 101: Politics is more than elections 9:50 am | Prof. Amado Mendoza Jr., InterAksyon.com The Constitution may be amended according to the needs of changing times. It is not a sacred cow, but since the Constitution is the basic law of the land, amending it is not a trivial exercise. Care must be exercised not only in proposing amendments but also in the process of seeking the changes.
NINOY ANNIVERSARY HOMILY | In death, those we love become pillar of strength 2:02 pm | Msgr. Daniel Tansip, PSG Chaplain At the Holy Mass marking the 31st death anniversary of Ninoy Aquino, a homilist underscores the power of prayer - in communion with the saints and the dearly departed, who he said provide the best source of strength for those they left behind.
MARIE YUVIENCO | Not That Simple: Charter change to curb SC? Think again 4:56 pm | Marie Yuvienco A constitutional amendment is not the simple solution to the impasse between Congress and Malacanang and the Supreme Court.
COCKTALES | Congressman's heirs ordered to pay P2M in Forbes power bill 12:38 pm | Victor C. Agustin The heirs of the late Cavite Rep. Renato Dragon have no choice but to pay over P2 million in disputed electric bills that the Dragon family home in South Forbes Park had racked up in four years.
MEL STA. MARIA | PNoy started a debate which is good for democracy 3:23 pm | MEL STA. MARIA President Benigno Aquino III just opened up a debate which is emotional and runs very deep into the sense of patriotism of many of our people. But opening up a debate is not inherently evil or arrogant, though words may be scathing at times. It is a necessary process in a robust democracy.
COCKTALES | LTFRB to summon local Uber over colorum charge 8:32 pm | Victor C. Agustin Uber Philippines will be summoned by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board for its 'colorum' operations upon the complaint of the local taxi industry.
EDITORIAL | Cha-cha? 2nd Term? Cory Aquino has a message for Noynoy 7:27 am | InterAksyon.com President Aquino on Wednesday said he is finally open to amending the Constitution, acknowledging that he is open, too, to being convinced to seek a second term in office. His mother, the late and beloved former President Cory, has something to say about that.