TODAY'S SPECIAL FEATURES HEADLINES

P549M for NAIA rehab, other DOTC projects withdrawn to pool 'savings' for DAP – Sen. Nancy 4:30 pm | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com At least P549 million in Congress-approved funds for the rehabilitation of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 and other vital projects were among the casualties of the savings-pooling frenzy to create the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), Sen. Nancy Binay said.

FILED | Full text of 3rd impeachment complaint vs PNoy 3:42 pm | InterAksyon.com A group of advocates on Thursday (July 24, 2014) filed the third impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III, this time over the Enhanced Defense…

Alagang Kapatid Foundation calls on blood donors for July 27 drive 3:17 pm | InterAksyon.com The Alagang Kapatid Foundation Inc., in partnership with the Philippine Blood Disease and Transfusion Center will have a BLOODLETTING/Blood Donation Drive on Sunday, July 27,…

ON 150TH MABINI B-DAY | PNoy challenged to level-up discourse in governance 4:31 pm | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com President Benigno Aquino III and other top government officials should level-up their discourse in the affairs of the government, as Apolinario Mabini did in the…

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…

BUSINESS NEWS

Stocks edge up, US bonds slip on jobless data, earnings Stocks edge up, US bonds slip on jobless data, earnings Global stock markets inched higher while US debt prices fell on Thursday following unexpectedly low U.S. weekly jobless claims and stronger-than-expected US earnings from companies…

IMF cuts 2014 global growth forecast, sees rising risks IMF cuts 2014 global growth forecast, sees rising risks The International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East are looming over a global economy already hit by slowdowns…

PLDT deal with global Internet company done in \ PLDT deal with global Internet company done in 'a few weeks', executive says The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co's (PLDT) possible deal with a 'global internet company' may be done in a few weeks, its top executive said…

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'LONG AND SUPERIOR' | Elephants have strongest sense of smell in a single species - study 7:10 am | Agence France-Presse \Elephants possess a sense of smell that is likely the strongest ever identified in a single species, according to a study by Japanese scientists out Tuesday.

FOCUS | Framing the DAP 1:30 am | Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism FOCUS | Framing the DAPTHE STORY of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) has been debated using various frames. President Benigno S. Aquino III has offered the “right vs. wrong” frame, saying that “even our most vociferous critics grant that DAP has benefited our people.”

SPECIAL REPORT | The P144-B DAP Express: Results, impact? DBM, COA figures clash 12:10 am | Malou Mangahas, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism SPECIAL REPORT | The P144-B DAP Express: Results, impact? DBM, COA figures clashIN ITS 2012 Annual Financial Report for National Government, the Commission on Audit (COA) said regular appropriation for programmed activities of the departments and agencies of the national government amounted to P868.92 billion.

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 MABINI\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.

DID YOU KNOW? World has hottest June on record - NOAA 10:00 am | Philippines News Agency | Xinhua DID YOU KNOW? World has hottest June on record - NOAALast month was the hottest June since record keeping began in 1880, the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Monday.

SPECIAL REPORT | The P144-B DAP Express: Funds freed in a rush, projects yield slow results 12:05 am | Malou Mangahas, Karol Ilagan, and Rowena F. Caronan, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism SPECIAL REPORT | The P144-B DAP Express: Funds freed in a rush, projects yield slow resultsIn this second of 3 articles, PCIJ discovers that the distribution of DAP manna was inordinately skewed in favor of no more than 50 agencies. This number excludes the unnamed mass of legislators and LGU official who also secured significant DAP share for their still-undisclosed projects.

NO FUNDING COVER | The DAP Express: P32B not on GAA 12:00 am | PCIJ NO FUNDING COVER | The DAP Express: P32B not on GAAAvailable documents show huge sums of taxpayers' money released under DAP but not enrolled as approved expenditure items in the national budget.

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 BULONG NG KASAYSAYAN | Who was TM Kalaw? Spanish academic tells us he was a nation-builderIt 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).

FILED | A copy of the 78-page impeachment complaint against President Aquino 11:22 am | InterAksyon.com FILED | A copy of the 78-page impeachment complaint against President AquinoInterAksyon.com is posting a copy of the 78-page impeachment complaint filed by anti-pork advocates against President Benigno Aquino III.

NASALANTA KA BA? Pag-IBIG sets aside P6 billion for Glenda calamity loans 10:51 am | InterAksyon.com NASALANTA KA BA? Pag-IBIG sets aside P6 billion for Glenda calamity loansThe Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG Fund) has allocated some P6 billion in calamity funds for members affected by typhoon Glenda (international name: Rammasun), Vice President Jejomar C. Binay said in a news release Monday.

FOR PAST 10 YEARS | Palestinian children tortured, used as shields by Israel - UN 9:25 am | Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters FOR PAST 10 YEARS | Palestinian children tortured, used as shields by Israel - UNA United Nations human rights body accused Israeli forces on Thursday of mistreating Palestinian children, including by torturing those in custody and using others as human shields.

CONGRATS, KIDS! PH bags 15 awards, finishes first runner-up overall in world math tilt 7:02 am | InterAksyon.com CONGRATS, KIDS! PH bags 15 awards, finishes first runner-up overall in world math tiltYoung Filipino elementary students finished first runner-up overall and won 12 individual medals and two merit awards at the 17th Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest held in Hong Kong.

SPECIAL REPORT | The P144-B DAP Express: A maze of good, bad, open, opaque projects 12:05 am | Malou Mangahas, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism SPECIAL REPORT | The P144-B DAP Express: A maze of good, bad, open, opaque projectsTen months after the DAP row broke in September 2013, DBM has yet to disclose the full details of which lawmaker or agency had proposed what types of projects, where, and for how much, with lump-sum fund cover under DAP. In a 3-part series, the PCIJ tries to navigate through the labyrinthine maze.