LOOK, COMPARE, AND CONTRAST | Kerwin, Ronnie, and their testimonies 28-Nov-16, 3:30 PM | InterAksyon.com | Illustration by Jacqueline Mercado
PROFILE | The billionaire - and his rehab centers - behind PH-China ties 01-Nov-16, 9:03 AM | Adam Jourdan and Jackie Cai, Reuters
WHERE TRUE HEROES LIE | Revisiting how we honor Andres Bonifacio on the ground where he fell 26-Nov-16, 5:26 PM | Text and Photos by Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com
WATCH | Oral history: Legacy of Jim Turner, the Prince of Hobbit House 17-Sep-16, 2:10 PM | InterAksyon | Video by Chad de Guzman
HOBBITUARY | Remembering Jim Turner, founder of Manila's iconic house of big little people 10-September-16, 04:57 PM | Lourdes M. Fernandez, InterAksyon READ MORE
Remember whistleblower 'Tibo' Mijares? New edition of his 'conjugal Dictatorship' haunts Marcoses 9:33 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com A 19-year-old grandson of Primitivo 'Tibo' Mijares, once one of the most powerful men in Malacañang who drew the dictator Marcos's ire with his tell-all book on the conjugal dictatorship, has taken up the campaign to tell the truth by publishing an updated version.
Russian Ambassador to the PH: 'I smile much more often than I did in Moscow' 12:45 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Russians and Filipinos 'have a lot in common,' but there is one major difference, Russia's ambassador to Manila Igor Khovaev said in an interview with…
THE MANY HATS AND TIES OF WALLY SOMBERO | From police officer to poker master to alleged bribe-giver 8:18 pm | InterAksyon.com For many, retirement means either slowing down or stopping work because of old age. But not for Wenceslao "Wally" Azarcon Sombero. When he retired from…
Death of a businessman: How the Philippines’ drugs war was slowed 2:16 am | Karen Lema and Martin Petty, Reuters When Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte summoned his security chiefs to an urgent meeting one Sunday night last month, his mind was already made up.
Reflections on reflections, and other reflections by Mark Justiniani 2:59 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon To be able to face and confront oneself and yet confound with even more untouchable mysteries, therein lies the power of mirrors. Artist Mark Justiniani…
BREAKING NEWS as of 20-Feb-17, 12:16 PM 13 QC students killed in bus mishap in Tanay, Rizal There was a Davao Death Squad, and Mayor Rody gave cash rewards: cop's public confession Remember whistleblower 'Tibo' Mijares? New edition of his 'conjugal Dictatorship' haunts Marcoses Kraft withdraws $143-B offer to merge with Unilever MILF 'frees' 50 child soldiers Death penalty bill draws line between rich and poor – Atienza BSP chief conferred Oustanding Achievement Award by HK's FinanceAsia Trump should help kick 'Russia's ass': senator Trump refers to non-existent Sweden terror incident ASEAN fast-tracking Code of Conduct on South China Sea - DFA 49 persons hurt as fastcraft hits barge at Mactan Channel De Lima pals, foes on alert for arrest warrant; DOJ to seek HDO vs senator McCain: How to get started as a dictator? Suppress free press. PH army to create task force to chase big drug syndicates Drop raps vs de Lima - HRW; no political persecution in her case - Aguirre
Kraft withdraws $143-B offer to merge with Unilever US food company Kraft Heinz Co withdrew its proposal for a $143-billion merger with larger rival Unilever Plc, the companies said on Sunday, raising questions…
BSP chief conferred Oustanding Achievement Award by HK's FinanceAsia Central bank Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. was conferred the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award by Hong-Kong-based publication FinanceAsia for his contributions to Philippine economic development…
With copper exports halted by new mining rules row, Freeport Indonesia CEO quits Chappy Hakim, chief executive of miner Freeport-McMoran Inc's Indonesian unit, has resigned, the company said on Saturday, after the parent firm declared force majeure on…
LRT Line 2 Extension won't be completed till 2019 URC, Vitasoy Group in joint venture Peso slides to more than 10-year low vs US dollar; PSEi finishes in the red PCCI backs lowering of corporate and personal income tax Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrested as South Korean corruption probe deepens Malampaya maintenance work completed: DOE Alvarez files bill replacing ERC with Board of Energy 'within control' of President
'PUWEDE BA SERYOSOHIN 'YUNG TUBIG NATIN?' | Experts predict severe shortages by 2040 1:39 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com In less than 25 years, the country will be experiencing severe water shortages due to rapid population growth, coupled with climate change. Already, 14.5 percent of Filipino families do not have access to safe water, with less than 40 percent of Filipinos having piped access to water in their homes.
A Rwanda genocide survivor's advice for families left behind by drug war 8:17 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com In 1994, Jean Paul Samputu lost his parents, three brothers, and sister to the genocide in Rwanda.
REDS IN A TIZZY | The NDF: From foe to Digong's friend, now back to foe 11:21 pm | InterAksyon.com | Gem Avancena, News5 Over the weekend, an angry President Rodrigo Duterte rescinded the government's unilateral cease-fire with the communist rebels represented by the National Democratic Front (NDF), citing as the last straw last week's killing in Bukidnon of unarmed soldiers by the rebels.
'ECONOMY OF MURDER' | Cops get P8,000 to P15,000 per EJK - Amnesty International 6:14 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Police can get anywhere from P8,000 to P15,000 to kill suspected drug users and pushers, according to an investigation released by Amnesty International on Wednesday, titled, 'If you are poor you are killed: Extrajudicial Executions in the Philippines' War on Drugs.'
UST draws GABRIELA's ire for 'victim blaming' in 'molestation' case 12:41 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com A parent striving to be fair to all concerned: that's how UST framed its response to the case of two of its students embroiled in a Facebook war that began with a coed's allegation she was molested while riding a UV shuttle, but ended with the school sanctioning her for an 'unproven' claim.
Amnesty warns of crimes against humanity in Philippines 9:31 am | Agence France-Presse Philippine police may have committed crimes against humanity by killing thousands of alleged drug offenders or paying others to murder as part of President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war, Amnesty International said Wednesday.
'COMMENDABLE COINCIDENCE' | Pros, antis weigh in on zero killings after Tokhang suspension 8:15 am | InterAksyon.com | With reports from PNA, Jeff Caparas, News5 After months of waking up to reports of drug-related killings, the nation saw a day of zero killings right after the suspension of the PNP's Oplan Tokhang, triggering reactions from human rights advocates and lawmakers. Police top brass also offered theories.
FOCUS | Muslim world's shock, outrage at Trump's visa ban 9:53 pm | Eric Randolph, Agence France-Presse Families split, a father unable to reach his son's wedding and officials warning of a 'gift to extremists'- President Trump's visa ban on seven Muslim countries has triggered shock and confusion among the affected. There are more than a million Iranians living in the US.
UP student crowned PH's Sudoku Grandmaster for 2nd year in a row 4:44 pm | InterAksyon.com A 16-year-old student from the University of the Philippines (UP) Rural High School won as the country's sudoku grandmaster for the second straight year.
FOCUS | By picking fight with Mexico, Trump angers key partner 11:44 pm | Laurent Thomet, Agence France-Presse By picking a fight with Mexico, US President Donald Trump is antagonizing a strategic partner that could retaliate with a trade war and less cooperation on immigration and the drug war, analysts say.
First Gen looks to future with plans for LNG terminal to shore up supplies 8:38 pm | Shyla Francisco, Bloomberg TV Philippines | InterAksyon.com First Gen Corporation, whose plants in Batangas use natural gas from the Malampaya Field, is preparing for the future via initiatives such as an LNG terminal to shore up supplies.
WATCH | Life is better, but do the ghosts of Mamasapano linger? 8:55 am | Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com (text, photos and video) Two years since January 25, 2015, there is hardly any sign that the cornfields and river of Barangay Tukanalipao, Mamasapano in Maguindanao once ran red with blood.
FOCUS | US faces stiff China pushback in S. China Sea: experts 6:49 pm | Agence France-Presse If Donald Trump's hawkish new administration follows through on threats and tries to cut Beijing off from artificial islands in the South China Sea, it could face a stiffer pushback than many imagine, experts say.