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
TARPS FOR PEACE | Jesuit priest leads Mindanao peace and history education project 10:39 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com A Jesuit priest is working on the launch of an innovative project to teach the history of Mindanao and foster understanding through illustrated tarpaulins.
ALLIES OR FISCALIZERS? | With Leni out of Cabinet, LP in House and Senate take different tracks 4:58 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez and Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Maricel Halili, News5 UPDATED W/ VIDEO-Liberal Party members in both chambers of Congress are of two minds on how to project the once-formidable bloc now that their most…
If you care to walk 10 minutes on this airconditioned bridge, you can beat hours-long traffic 3:42 pm | InterAksyon.com UPDATED - Finally, one simple, smart solution to ease the traffic around the airport: The DPWH and DOTr assured the public the construction of a…
INSIGHT | Duterte and Trump: Can they make it work? 9:35 am | Cesar Polvorosa, Jr.*, InterAksyon.com Duterte and Trump were able to discern and exploit the desire for change of their nations in plotting their rise to power. How disruptive are…
PROFILE | Militant labor hero 'Ka Bert' Olalia remembered 8:35 pm | Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com On Dec. 4, 1983, thousands brought KMU founder Felixberto Olalia to his final resting place. They had blamed the Marcos regime for taking too long…
BREAKING NEWS as of 08-Dec-16, 8:06 AM Rebels seek ceasefire as Syrian army moves closer to retaking Aleppo Trump names homeland security, environment chiefs, envoy to China CPP blasts Duterte’s ‘total disdain for human rights’ SPECIAL REPORT | Burying the Truth: A family challenges the official story of a drug war death Duterte: US wants to repair 'bad relations' with the Philippines Indonesian military chief warns: IS building base in Mindanao On 75th anniversary, US veterans recall Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Maute Group not involved in Iligan grenade blast that hurts 3 teens: official 2017 GAA: Lacson smells pork again despite SC ruling Thailand to investigate BBC over profile of new king: minister House panel's rush to amend sin tax law draws flak from health advocates Time mag names Donald Trump its 2016 'Person of the Year' Pakistan plane carrying 48 crashes, reportedly on fire Some Miss U candidates to arrive in PHL on Friday for kickoff party Gambling tycoon sends surrender feelers, says PNP chief
PSEi up, peso down on disappointing Aussie GDP report While the Philippine Stock Exchange index(PSEi) exhibited strength on Wednesday, the Philippine peso fell against the US dollar as most Asian currencies weakened due to…
Power rates up by P0.10 per kWh for Dec. Power bills will increase by P0.10 per kilowatt hour (kWh) to P8.36, driven by the generation charge this December, the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said…
EU fines Credit Agricole, HSBC, JPMorgan for Euribor fixing The European Commission fined banks Credit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase a total of 485 million euros ($520 million) for their part in a cartel…
DBM eyes P200-B supplemental budget for DICT's national broadband network Removal of rice import quota seen to lower rice prices Economists see hike in BSP key rates in ’17 as inflation sustains rise SMC donates P1 B for construction of more gov't drug rehab centers BTr rejects bids for 4-yr T-bond Asian stocks post biggest daily gain in two weeks Senate approves AIIB treaty
FOCUS | China in the eyes of the new PH envoy 12:55 pm | Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com Now that the Philippines is no longer perceived as a 'pawn' of the United States, the Philippine ambassador-designate to Beijing does not see Manila eventually forging a military alliance with China.
MILLENNIALS IN THE HOUSE | Youth continue to boost revolution 1:59 pm | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com (text and photos) | Southern Tagalog Exposure (video) Media were given a chance for an up-close and personal look at the millennials of the revolution recently when the NPA's Melito Glor Command introduced its new spokesman, Jaime 'Ka Diego' Padilla, in a camp deep in the Sierra Madre.
Let the Fullness of History be Told 9:44 am | Leonor Magtolis Briones, Secretary of Education The accounts of the lives of today's honorees and those before them add to historical written record of what transpired during the Martial Law years. And the search for those who should be recognized in this sacred setting of Bantayog ng mga Bayani continues.
Trump's incendiary claims mirror website of conspiracy theories, hoaxes 4:22 pm | Agence France-Presse Some of the most incendiary claims made by Donald Trump -- both before and after his election -- appear to be based on a US website denounced as a purveyor of hoaxes and conspiracy theories.
Scientists record biggest ever coral die-off on Australia's Great Barrier Reef 5:35 pm | Tom Westbrook, Reuters Warm seas around Australia's Great Barrier Reef have killed two-thirds of a 700-km (435 miles) stretch of coral in the past nine months, the worst die-off ever recorded on the World Heritage site, scientists who surveyed the reef said on Tuesday.
LOOK, COMPARE, AND CONTRAST | Kerwin, Ronnie, and their testimonies 3:30 pm | InterAksyon.com | Illustration by Jacqueline Mercado Espinosa and Dayan's testimonies were supposed to connect the dots towards the truth. But many observed that their conflicting statements only created doubts and confusion. Here are at least seven apparent disconnects between what Kerwin and Ronnie said.
WHERE TRUE HEROES LIE | Revisiting how we honor Andres Bonifacio on the ground where he fell 5:26 pm | Text and Photos by Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com On Nov. 30, the nation marks Heroes' Day during the birth anniversary of the 1896 Philippine Revolution's father, Gat Andres Bonifacio. But at a time of debate over where true heroes should lie, a journalist-history buff revisits the lonely spot in Cavite where he was executed by comrades.
FOCUS | 'They raped us one by one,' says Rohingya woman who fled Myanmar 9:34 pm | Sam Jahan, Agence France-Presse The brutal gang rape that Habiba and her sister endured is a story that is becoming depressingly familiar among the thousands of Rohingya refugees fleeing to Bangladesh to escape the violence of Myanmar's soldiers.
Trump will pursue 'regional hegemony' in South China Sea: Chinese academics 4:36 pm | Reuters A Donald Trump presidency does not mean the United States will withdraw from the South China Sea, but rather will continue pursuing 'regional hegemony', Chinese academics who drafted a report for an influential government think tank said on Friday.
Veteran journalist Ricky Agcaoili dies at 72 11:21 pm | InterAksyon.com Journalist Frederick 'Ricky' K. Agcaoili died peacefully in his sleep at 5:45 am Nov. 23, 2016 after a bout with pneumonia. He was 72.
STATEMENT | 7 years after Ampatuan: End impunity. Justice now! 7:53 am | National Union of Journalists of the Philippines Seven years after Ampatuan, we fear that the worst is yet to come and the seekers of truth will be faced with ever more danger from those who see our work as anathema to their pursuit of an order built not on compassion but brute force.
With 500 teens pregnant daily, SC asked again to lift TRO on modern contraceptives 6:43 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com The Duterte administration aims to have zero unmet need for family planning. This means the government must provide the four to five million women who want family planning the information and services, both modern and traditional, they need.
Holy Door shut after jubilee of hope, but 'true door of mercy,' God's heart, stays open - Pope 9:29 pm | Agence France-Presse Pope Francis on Sunday brought to a close the Catholic Church's 'Year of Mercy,' shutting the Holy Door at Saint Peter's after a year in which he raised Mother Teresa to sainthood and took in Syrian Muslim refugees.