TODAY'S SPECIAL FEATURES HEADLINES

One person commits suicide every 40 seconds: WHO 04-Sep-14, 10:36 PM | Jonathan Fowler, Agence France-Presse

COME HELL OR HIGH WATER | 2 young lawmakers wed as storm lashes Metro 5:44 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Despite floods brought by tropical storm Mario, DIWA partylist Representative Emmeline Aglipay and Las Pinas Representative Mark Villar were able to exchange vows in a civil ceremony at the InterContinental Manila in Makati City Friday.

Manila a virtual island: swamped within, all boundary routes flooded as well Manila a virtual island: swamped within, all boundary routes flooded as well 4:15 pm | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com The capital city on Monday morning virtually became an island as tropical storm Mario (international name: Fung Wong) combined with monsoon rains flooded huge parts…

FIRST RESPONDERS | Rescue teams bring to safety people trapped by floods FIRST RESPONDERS | Rescue teams bring to safety people trapped by floods 3:49 pm | Photos by Bernard Testa | Text by Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Everyone knew a storm was to hit land late Friday, but the steady, heavy monsoon rains it induced caught most people by surprise, leaving many…

FOCUS | Pinoy \ FOCUS | Pinoy 'Warrior Peacekeepers': More than 50 years building a sterling, battle-scarred record 3:06 pm | Joel Guinto, Agence France-Presse Filipinos bring a unique mix to the UN's peacekeeping missions with their internationally renowned friendliness and battlefield experience. 'We wave, we smile, we shake hands,…

TULONG KAPATID | Outreach unit of MVP Group deploys for flood victims, airs call for donations TULONG KAPATID | Outreach unit of MVP Group deploys for flood victims, airs call for donations 11:37 am | InterAksyon.com The Tulong Kapatid outreach unit of the MVP Group of Companies, led by PLDT-Smart Foundation and Alagang Kapatid Foundation, have deployed resources to quickly respond…

PHOTOS | A week before 5th anniversary of Ondoy, floods hit Metro Manila 10:21 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com PHOTOS | A week before 5th anniversary of Ondoy, floods hit Metro ManilaExactly a week before the fifth anniversary of tropical storm Ondoy, Metro Manila was again flooded Friday morning as tropical storm 'Mario' made its presence felt in the Philippines.

INFOGRAPHIC | Mga Dapat Gawin Kapag May Baha 10:18 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com INFOGRAPHIC | Mga Dapat Gawin Kapag May BahaMayroong ilang paalala ang "The Broadcaster's InfoChart on Emergency Preparedness," na inilathala noong nakaraang taon, ukol sa mga bagay na dapat gawin tuwing may baha.

VP BINAY SPEECH | I won't retreat from this fight; this is for Filipino people 9:23 pm | Vice President Jejomar C. Binay VP BINAY SPEECH | I won\In a 15-minute speech, Vice President Jejomar Binay delivered an address to the nation from PICC, responding to allegations of corruption during his term as Makati mayor, and promising to make Filipinos feel the benefits of progress.

VIDEO | Deniece Cornejo leaves jail, thanks family and friends 4:26 pm | Kaye Imson and France Noguera, TV5 | InterAksyon.com VIDEO | Deniece Cornejo leaves jail, thanks family and friendsModel Deniece Cornejo walked to temporary freedom Thursday, one day after her family posted P500,000 bail for her temporary liberty.

FOCUS | Asia's rising tobacco epidemic 11:18 am | Giles Hweitt, Agence France-Presse FOCUS | Asia\Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect of no-smoking policies in Asia, where both high- and low-income countries are belatedly waking up to a growing tobacco-related health epidemic.

'DAP-LIST'| DBM beats deadline, but does it (finally) answer critics' questions? 6:55 pm | InterAksyon.com \A day after he drew flak from Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco for submitting incomplete documentation on lawmakers through whose offices projects were coursed for the DAP, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad announced the posting of the complete list of projects, beating a deadline set by Congress.

'DAP-LIST' | Tiangco bares 'incomplete complete' record of DAP recipients given by Abad 6:29 pm | InterAksyon.com \On Tuesday (Sept. 16), Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco denounced the 'incomplete' documentation by the Department of Budget and Management of the DAP recipients. Budget chief Abad promised to have the complete list posted on the DBM web site at 8pm tonight. Here's the version Tiangco got.

SA WAKAS | Antipolo to have transport terminal soon for eastern NCR commuters, thanks to RLC 12:56 pm | InterAksyon.com SA WAKAS | Antipolo to have transport terminal soon for eastern NCR commuters, thanks to RLCRobinsons Land Corporation (RLC) and the City of Antipolo have signed a memorandum of agreement for RLC to provide an area within Robinsons Place Antipolo complex to house the Antipolo City Transport Terminal.

WALANG PUSO | Traffickers 'laughed' as they capsized boat to drown refugees, children 9:00 am | Ella Ide, Agence France-Presse WALANG PUSO | Traffickers \Survivors of Europe's most deadly migrant shipwreck in years have described the horrifying moment traffickers capsized their boat and left them to drown, as the EU cried murder and vowed to step up the fight against people smugglers.

Torre de Manila met legal requirements, says DMCI; releases pictures without 'photo-bomb' effect 5:24 pm | InterAksyon.com Torre de Manila met legal requirements, says DMCI; releases pictures without \The controversial 49-storey Torre de Manila condominium project obtained all the required permits and approvals for its construction, its developer, DMCI Project Developers, Inc., said in a statement on Tuesday, as the Senate probe of the matter pends.

Abad draws flak for giving incomplete, inconsistent report on DAP releases to solons 4:40 pm | InterAksyon.com Abad draws flak for giving incomplete, inconsistent report on DAP releases to solonsWhere did the P10 billion go? UNA secretary general Toby Tiangco raised this question Tuesday following the failure of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad to submit copies of all letters received by his office in relation to the P10.08-billion funds released to legislators from the DAP.

STATELESS IN THE PHILIPPINES | Indonesian descendants feel torn between two lands 3:38 pm | Vivian Tan (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) STATELESS IN THE PHILIPPINES | Indonesian descendants feel torn between two landsA mapping study conducted by UNHCR and the governments of Indonesia and the Philippines in 2012 and 2013 identified more than 6,000 people of Indonesian descent who were of undetermined nationality in the southern Philippines.

VIDEO | What's PH weather like in 2050? News5's Lia Cruz anchors frightening forecast for UN 5:41 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com VIDEO | What\What will a weather report in the Philippines look like come December 2050? News5's Lia Cruz has an answer in a fictional broadcast she produced for the World Meteorological Organization and the UN, which the WMO published on its YouTube page ahead of the Sept. 23 climate change summit.