FAITH TRANSCENDING BARRIERS | All religions teach mercy and compassion, say Pope's dialog partners 19-Jan-15, 3:08 PM | Veronica Uy, InterAksyon.com
FOCUS | What's it like when the country hangs on to your every word? Pressure, say weathermen 15-Jan-15, 9:05 AM | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com
VIEWPOINT | Framers of 1987 Constitution support Bangsamoro 12-Jan-15, 3:05 PM | Surviving Members of the 1986 Constitutional Commission
FULL HOMILY | Pope Francis calls on Filipinos to be 'outstanding missionaries' in Asia 18-Jan-15, 3:56 PM | InterAksyon.com
PAY IT FORWARD | Alagang Kapatid taps Yolanda survivors in aiding Hagupit victims; donations sought 06-December-14, 10:21 PM | InterAksyon.com READ MORE
115 YEARS AGO | Legazpi City commemorates 1900 battle against American invaders 11:12 am | Philippines News Agency Despite the rains, hundreds of people headed by local officials commemorated the 115th year of the Battle of Legazpi on Quezon Avenue at the city central business district.
BENJAMIN DE LA PENA | Why should we subsidize transportation in 'Imperial Manila'? Here's why 9:24 am | Benjamin De La Pena Winnie Monsod asks: 'Why should Metro Manilans and their transport expenses be subsidized, at the expense of the rest of the Filipino people?' Here's what's…
Late Saudi king had soft spot for Filipinos, gave P27M to save an OFW's life - envoy 4:27 pm | Veronica C. Uy, InterAksyon.com Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Rafael Seguis said Friday, remembering the monarch as someone who had a special spot for Filipinos. Seguis, who was ambassador to Saudi…
Dogs deserve justice, too: Albay farmer wins Round 1 of drive to get killer of his Ella 2:46 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Albay farmer Silvestre Ravago Jr.,65, who traveled to Manila just to seek justice for a beloved dog hacked dead by a man, has won round…
Spies, lies and death: plot thickens in Argentine scandal 4:34 am | Nicolás Misculin and Sarah Marsh, Reuters Alberto Nisman was working hard preparing for a congressional hearing on his claim that Argentina's president tried to whitewash Iran's involvement in a bombing attack…
BREAKING NEWS as of 25-Jan-15, 11:45 AM 115 YEARS AGO | Legazpi City commemorates 1900 battle against American invaders Myanmar releases more child soldiers - Unicef Germany to press to save Saudi blogger from more lashes for 'insulting Islam' Brazil finds coffee protein with morphine effect Students shift with evacuated families in use of classrooms in Albay - DepEd Over 90,0000 Ukrainians internally displaced due to ongoing conflict - UN REFLECTION | The call of the first disciples: ‘Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men’ DFA chief to represent PNoy and personally condole with Saudi king family Fighter jets escort 2 US airliners after bomb threat President Aquino orders thorough investigation on Zamboanga City blast NOW IT CAN BE TOLD | Malacanang received info of assassination plot on Pope Francis Zambo mayor: No curfew despite bombing Paris fashion week salutes the deconstructed soldier Palestinians march against Charlie Hebdo cartoon Child kidnappings in Ivory Coast 'a very worrying phenomenon'
Eyes on Fed after ECB, other bank stimulus moves Thursday's larger-than-expected stimulus package from the ECB lifted U.S. stocks, helping indexes post gains for the week after three straight weeks of losses.
After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy ECB President Mario Draghi, who did not attend Davos this year, urged governments to redouble efforts to create a "genuine" economic union.
BENJAMIN DE LA PENA | Why should we subsidize transportation in 'Imperial Manila'? Here's why Winnie Monsod asks: 'Why should Metro Manilans and their transport expenses be subsidized, at the expense of the rest of the Filipino people?' Here's what's…
Sun Life bets Philippine stock index will hit 7,800-8,000 this year Private-sector economists cut 2015-2016 inflation forecasts on cheaper oil Stingy banks outnumber the generous when it comes to household loans Megawide bags first of three transport terminal PPP projects Meralco secures additional power supply ahead of summer COL Financial to offer 'fund supermarket' PAL puts off planned flights to more European destinations
FOCUS | In Mosul, Islamic State turns captured Iraqi city into a fortress 2:16 am | Ahmed Rasheed and Ned Parker, Reuters Islamic State has created a police state strong enough to weather severe popular discontent and military setbacks, including the deaths of senior leaders. Its version of justice: stoning a woman accused of adultery; crucifying two men for armed robbery; throwing two homosexuals from a building.
Japanese reporter's bid to save friend led to Islamic State abduction 2:28 am | Antoni Slodkowski, Reuters It is an unlikely friendship that ties the fates of war correspondent Kenji Goto and troubled loner Haruna Yukawa, the two Japanese hostages for which Islamic State militants demanded a $200 million ransom this week.
On Ebola front line, first glimpse of end to epidemic 11:36 pm | Emma Farge and Umaru Fofana, Reuters Here at the front line of the Ebola epidemic, the tide seems to be turning against the disease.
ENGLISH ONLY, PLEASE | 'Dep-Speak' does a Derek, asks peers to translate Filipino remarks 6:13 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Deputy Speaker Sergio Apostol may not look like Derek Ramsay, but as he interpellated Anakpawis Rep. Fernando Hicap, he practically echoed the famous line of the award-winning actor's character when he asked the latter to translate his Filipino replies into English.
SOBRANG GALING | Cebu City councilor builds environment-friendly house 5:20 pm | Andrea Patena, TV5 Cebu City Councilor Nestor Archival has built an environment-friendly house for his family, recycling, using solar and wind energy, and collecting rainwater for his household's everyday need.
VIDEO | Revolutionary new piano unveiled by Hungarian pianist 3:05 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon.com Hungarian pianist and inventor Gergely Boganyi unveils his novel concept piano, offering a revolutionary new take on a classic musical instrument.
VIDEO | Pope Francis admits corruption in the Church, shares lessons from trip to PH 2:49 pm | Carla Lim, News5 UPDATED 5:05 PM- In response to a question posed by News5, Pope Francis acknowledged that, indeed, the Catholic Church is not without corruption, just as there is corruption in other institutions and governments. He shared the things he said he learned from his trip to the Philippines.
AT THE HELM OF 'SHEPHERD ONE' | Meet the man who ordered the Pope out of Tacloban 1:39 pm | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com It isn't every day that someone can order the head of the Catholic church to do anything, much less cut short a trip that he has planned on taking for more than a year. That's exactly what PAL pilot Roland Narciso did.
UP IN THE SKY WITH THE POPE | It's a bird, it's a plane...No, it's super Mario Bergoglio 9:00 pm | Video report by Carla Lim, News5 Journalists who joined 78-year-old Jorge Mario Bergoglio aboard the papal plane got to know the pontiff up close and personal.
FAITH TRANSCENDING BARRIERS | All religions teach mercy and compassion, say Pope's dialog partners 3:08 pm | Veronica Uy, InterAksyon.com All religions impart the same virtues of mercy and compassion, said the leaders of the other religions that met with Pope Francis briefly on Sunday at the University of Sto. Tomas. A female Buddhist monk described the experience as "very beautiful."
BENJAMIN DE LA PENA | No, Mareng Winnie, Metro Manila is not the 'paborito'; it is the 'tagasalo' 2:59 pm | Benjamin de la Pena Are Metro Manilans the 'paborito'? Does the rest of the country pay for the megacity? No. The opposite is true.
'Tayo'y Anak ng Diyos,' Pope Francis points out in fifth Filipino tweet 12:28 pm | Philippines News Agency As if concluding all the lessons he has imparted to the faithful during his five-day Apostolic visit from Thursday, Pope Francis on Sunday in his fifth Filipino tweet offered Filipinos a helpful reminder before he flies back to Vatican on Monday: we are all God's children.
Belgium: hotbed of Islamist fighters heading to Syria and Iraq 3:49 am | Lachlan Carmichael, Agence France-Presse Anti-terror raids in Belgium appear to confirm long-standing fears the country has become a jihadist center, with an often disaffected Muslim minority providing fertile ground for radicalization.