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FOCUS | Which Millennium Development Goals is the PH likely to meet? 24-Jul-15, 11:29 AM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com

AUDIO GALLERY | The lumad, often ignored "bosses," speak 15-Aug-15, 10:30 AM | InterAksyon.com

GALLERY | Image of Infant Jesus goes city-hopping from Cebu to Manila to Makati 16-Aug-15, 7:46 PM | Text and photos by Dante Dennis Diosina, Jr., InterAksyon.com

SPECIAL REPORT | Acute water crisis hounding Batanes following tourism spike 07-Aug-15, 5:13 PM | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

US journalist killings revive debate over gun control 12:26 am | Robert MacPherson, Agence France-Presse The brazen killing of two US journalists during a live television broadcast by a former reporter who was fired by the station reignited calls Thursday for tougher gun control in America -- though hope for change is limited.

Carbon credit scheme backfired, hiking greenhouse gases - study Carbon credit scheme backfired, hiking greenhouse gases - study 6:18 am | Mariette Le Roux, Agence France-Presse A global scheme meant to keep atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) levels in check instead caused some 600 million tons of excess emissions, researchers said Monday.

2011 Magsaysay Award recipient tops 2015 RELX Environmental Challenge 2011 Magsaysay Award recipient tops 2015 RELX Environmental Challenge 4:33 pm | InterAksyon.com A nongovernmental organization based in Bacolod City won the 2015 RELX Group Environmental Challenge for its use of a technology dating back to the 1700s,…

UN Office for Outer Space Affairs calls for applications to nano-satellite fellowship UN Office for Outer Space Affairs calls for applications to nano-satellite fellowship 10:19 am | InterAksyon.com The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Japanese government of Japan are urging students from developing countries and non-space-faring nations to apply…

COMMENTARY | New #UPMaroons logo mere fashion statement, not reflection of UP radicalism COMMENTARY | New #UPMaroons logo mere fashion statement, not reflection of UP radicalism 9:41 am | Merck Maguddayao, InterAksyon.com The new UP Maroons logo has created a lot of buzz, including this one from Merck Maguddayao, who said it does not reflect the radicalism…

VIDEO | BOC raises hackles with Balikbayan box inspection rule 4:22 pm | InterAksyon.com VIDEO | BOC raises hackles with Balikbayan box inspection ruleThe Bureau of Customs' recently disclosed random inspection rules on incoming Balikbayan boxes stirs up its own pot stew of controversy, having touched a raw nerve in OFW circles and the hearts of Filipinos in general.

China chemical safety problems highlighted before Tianjin blasts 1:08 am | Clare Baldwin, Brenda Goh and Sue-Lin Wong, Reuters China chemical safety problems highlighted before Tianjin blastsSeveral warnings preceded the deadly blasts at the Chinese port of Tianjin, including a state-backed research paper highlighting the risk of "grave accidents and casualties" in the chemicals sector and an explosion in another city blamed on lax safety controls.

Filipino boy gets perfect score as PH tops Singapore Math Olympiad 3:55 pm | InterAksyon.com Filipino boy gets perfect score as PH tops Singapore Math OlympiadFilipino students triumphed once again abroad by topping an international math contest in Singapore, including a 9-year-old who got a perfect score, the only one among all the contestants.

VIDEO | MLQ awarded for saving Jewish refugees; PNoy tours Museo ni Manuel Quezon 7:09 pm | Philippines News Agency | Maricel Halili, News5 VIDEO | MLQ awarded for saving Jewish refugees; PNoy tours Museo ni Manuel QuezonUPDATED WITH VIDEO-President Aquino joined officials of the National Historical Commission and the QC government at the inauguration of the newly renovated Museo ni Manuel Quezon at the Quezon Memorial Shrine, where MLQ was also honored for opening the country to 1,200 Jews fleeing the Holocaust.

GUTOM BA ANG PINOY? 5 facts about food and hunger in the Philippines 1:43 pm | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com GUTOM BA ANG PINOY? 5 facts about food and hunger in the PhilippinesVarious experts recently gathered in a one-day forum on food security in the Philippines. Here are five facts on food and hunger in the Philippines:

SPEECH | PNoy extols Robredo as public service exemplar, lists tragedies of August 11:12 pm | InterAksyon.com SPEECH | PNoy extols Robredo as public service exemplar, lists tragedies of AugustPeople refer to August as the Ghost Month, a time deemed bad for business and other ventures. To President Benigno Aquino III, it brings memories of death and sadness, and he listed them Tuesday as he recalled his crisis three years ago when death claimed a member of the Cabinet, Jesse Robredo.

PH gains in bid to stop tobacco industry from marring public health protection 5:06 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com PH gains in bid to stop tobacco industry from marring public health protectionThe Philippines has slightly improved in its efforts to ensure the tobacco industry does not crimp government efforts to protect public health from what the World Health Organization (WHO) calls a 'global killing machine which is almost unparalleled in human history.'

FEATURE | Turning cow poo into power is profitable for US farm 9:58 am | Mira Oberman, Agence France-Presse FEATURE | Turning cow poo into power is profitable for US farmFor most farms, manure is a pungent problem. At Homestead Dairy, it smells like money. The family-run American farm invested in a biogas recovery system which transforms cow poo and other waste into electricity.

GALLERY | Image of Infant Jesus goes city-hopping from Cebu to Manila to Makati 7:46 pm | Text and photos by Dante Dennis Diosina, Jr., InterAksyon.com GALLERY | Image of Infant Jesus goes city-hopping from Cebu to Manila to MakatiThe oldest relic in Philippine Christendom, the Sto. Nino de Cebu, takes the capital city Manila by storm; and is honored for the first time in a fluvial procession Sunday, when the image is borne on a two-hour fluvial procession from Manila Cathedral to Makati City, where Augustinians had found it.

AUDIO GALLERY | The lumad, often ignored "bosses," speak 10:30 am | InterAksyon.com AUDIO GALLERY | The lumad, often ignored \"bosses,\" speakRepresentatives of tribes from all over the country stressed one point - that they are among the most ignored and endangered segments of what the administration professes to be its "bosses."

FOCUS | 'Neocons' re-emerge amid US election race 4:46 pm | Agence France-Presse FOCUS | \Once thought dead and buried on the battlefields of Iraq, a muscular and militaristic 'neoconservative' approach to US foreign policy is making a comeback.

Questions and fears after deadly Chinese blasts 3:39 pm | Agence France-Presse Questions and fears after deadly Chinese blastsMassive explosions at a chemical storage facility in one of China's biggest cities this week killed at least 50 people and injured 700. They also raised fears about toxic chemicals poisoning the air, given the lack of information about what materials were involved in the explosion.

PORN AGAIN | Disposing of dirty magazines with discretion 11:22 pm | Alfons Luna, Agence France-Presse PORN AGAIN | Disposing of dirty magazines with discretionOnce upon a time before the Internet, pornography fans collected magazines. Now a London firm is helping people whose dead relatives leave collections behind to get rid of them -- discreetly, of course.