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READ HERE | Joma's thoughts about Digong, peace, homecoming 18-May-16, 8:40 PM | Imelda V. Abaño, InterAksyon.com

WATCH | The votes are in: The winner is Willie Nep! 07-May-16, 3:48 PM | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com

Pnoy sets sweeping review of PHL energy policy; reliance on coal to be cut 12:58 am | InterAksyon.com As the country transitions to a new administration, expect a sea change in the national energy policy, specifically, a reduction in reliance on coal, despite the recent approvals of coal-fired projects.

PUTOL PAA, PUTOL DALIRI | Duterte\ PUTOL PAA, PUTOL DALIRI | Duterte's smoker's disease and how it took away lives and limbs 6:12 pm | Annie Ruth C. Sabangan, InterAksyon.com Is it an illness linked to overeating burgers? Sounds like, but it's not. Buerger's disease was named after Austrian-American pathologist-surgeon Leo Buerger, who was the…

Robinsons\ Robinsons' Lingkod Pinoy, mall app and 'Maskara' events win Quill Awards 5:48 pm | InterAksyon.com Robinsons Malls, the commercial centers unit under Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) and one of the biggest mall chains in the country, recently garnered three notable…

FOCUS | Is Duterte for real? Let\ FOCUS | Is Duterte for real? Let's hear it from people who shared his early journeys 12:49 pm | Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com Nene Pimentel and Perfecto Yasay - both privy to the essential Digong in the years they had up close and personal access to the incoming…

Farmers to \ Farmers to 'non-elite' Digong: Use iron fist vs 'untouchable' Negros landlords, probe CARP evasions 3:50 pm | InterAksyon.com Peasants mostly from Negros who remain landless 28 years since the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program have found an ally in the "non-elite"…

BUSINESS NEWS

Business confidence more bullish for Q2 2016: BSP survey Business confidence more bullish for Q2 2016: BSP survey Business outlook on the economy was more bullish for Q2 2016, with the overall confidence index (CI) rising to 48.7 percent from 41.9 percent for…

Australia eyes talks with PAL for direct Manila-Adelaide flights Australia eyes talks with PAL for direct Manila-Adelaide flights An Australian official is eyeing to have direct flights between Manila and Adelaide which will open more opportunities in tourism, education and business for the…

Cyber firms say Bangladesh hackers have attacked other Asian banks Cyber firms say Bangladesh hackers have attacked other Asian banks Hackers who stole $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank have been linked to an attack on a bank in the Philippines, in addition to the…

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CAN YOU LIVE WITHOUT GADGETS? | S. Koreans shun smartphones in 'space-out' competition 2:20 pm | Agence France-Presse CAN YOU LIVE WITHOUT GADGETS? | S. Koreans shun smartphones in \Dozens of people in one of the world's most wired nations took part Sunday in South Korea's 'space-out' competition aimed at promoting a life free from stress and information overload. They sat in a park without talking, eating, or using electronic devices, under the slogan 'Relax your brain.'

READ HERE | Joma's thoughts about Digong, peace, homecoming 8:40 pm | Imelda V. Abaño, InterAksyon.com READ HERE | Joma\Interaksyon’s Imelda V. Abaño sits down with Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison in Utrecht, The Netherlands to talk about the prospects of peace under the administration of Duterte, and then some.

Post Paris: PHL, other countries call for higher ambition for planet 4:22 pm | Ayeen Karunungan, InterAksyon.com Post Paris: PHL, other countries call for higher ambition for planetCountries called for urgent action and higher ambition as the climate intersessional negotiations began in Bonn on May 16, with nations preparing for the 22nd Conference of Parties in Morocco in November.

POLITICS OF LOVE OR LOVE OF POLITICS? | 11 couples who both joined the 2016 race: Who won? Who lost? 11:54 am | InterAksyon.com POLITICS OF LOVE OR LOVE OF POLITICS? | 11 couples who both joined the 2016 race: Who won? Who lost?(UPDATE 2) In this year's elections, many politician-celebrity couples and couples from political families both ran for public office. Get to know some of these power couples and how they fared in the race.

DUTERTE'S ART TUGADE | Will the slum dweller-turned-businessman-lawyer become the next DOTC chief? 5:28 pm | InterAksyon.com DUTERTE\(UPDATE 7) Businessman-lawyer Arthur P. Tugalde, who was picked by presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte as his DOTC chief, does not belong to a political dynasty. Articles written about him describe Tugade, Digong's classmate, as a self-made man, his story akin to a fairytale that came true.

FOCUS | India eases red tape but foreign firms still struggle 4:13 pm | Agence France-Presse FOCUS | India eases red tape but foreign firms still struggleNarendra Modi was elected two years ago this week promising to ease India's notorious red tape and unpack regulatory tangles, but for foreign firms, doing business in the world's fastest-growing large economy can still be a costly headache.

BIGGER TRAGEDY | One year after Kentex killer fire, workplace safety policies remain unchanged 3:30 pm | InterAksyon.com BIGGER TRAGEDY | One year after Kentex killer fire, workplace safety policies remain unchangedIt's been a year since the worst factory fire in the country's history, but there's apparently a bigger tragedy than the Kentex fire itself, which killed over 70 employees at a Bulacan footwear factory: that elsewhere, workplace safety remains poor.

OMG! IT'S FRIDAY DU13th | Unlucky day turns into cheerful day for #Du30 supporters 10:26 pm | InterAksyon.com OMG! IT\Pinoy netizens, who remain in high spirits over Rodrigo Duterte's poll victory, fear nothing today as they call it Friday Du13th. Here's how Pinoys welcomed the day, celebrated it with loved ones, and posted Du30 artwork, D30 cake, Du30 hat, and whatnot.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Duterte feels stronger pressure of people's expectations 8:45 pm | InterAksyon.com | Mia Reyes, News5 EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Duterte feels stronger pressure of people\Presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte has started to feel a stronger pressure to do well as chief executive. This he admitted in an exclusive interview with News5, during which he also laid down his plans.

CRIMEBUSTER IS NO GHOSTBUSTER | Duterte doesn't want to sleep in 'ghost-infested' Malacanang 1:55 am | InterAksyon.com CRIMEBUSTER IS NO GHOSTBUSTER | Duterte doesn\He's the country's next top leader but it doesn't mean that he will also have to live in Malacanang, known as the country's top haunted house.

HEAT MAPS | Who won where? Deep red maps Duterte's dominance 8:16 pm | Bilang Pilipino HEAT MAPS | Who won where? Deep red maps Duterte\Who won where? These heat maps show who led the presidential tallies in which provinces, based on reports from the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV), with 95 percent of voting precincts counted.

INFOGRAPHIC | What crisis? Iglesia ni Cristo solid as ever in DU30 vote 7:59 am | InterAksyon.com INFOGRAPHIC | What crisis? Iglesia ni Cristo solid as ever in DU30 voteThe Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), the homegrown sect best known for its command vote in elections, has proven yet again that it can deliver on commitments to its chosen candidates, if the exit polls conducted May 9 by Social Weather Stations for Bilang Pilipino were an indication.

Malfunctioning vote machines, hot polling precincts, congestion mar elections 3:18 pm | InterAksyon.com Malfunctioning vote machines, hot polling precincts, congestion mar elections(UPDATE 14 - 8:52 p.m.) Malfunctioning vote-counting machines, including one used in the precinct where Rep. Leni Robredo was voting, topped the list of most serious concerns reported to authorities as elections opened nationwide Monday in thousands of congested, extremely hot polling precincts.