ALEJANDRO LICHAUCO | Fearless nationalist economist jailed during martial law dies at 87 24-May-15, 3:28 PM | InterAksyon.com
Access, affordability, information, stigma: 4 issues raised at first Philippine Patients Conference 20-May-15, 4:42 AM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com
INFOGRAPHIC, VIDEOS | What to do before, during, and after an earthquake 22-May-15, 4:56 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com | Video by Rescue5 | Infographic by Safe Steps
VIDEO | Alagang Kapatid, PH Red Cross reach out to Nepal quake victims 06-May-15, 8:05 AM | Jeff Caparas, News5
'AMBA-DOY' | Remembering the 'People's Diplomat', Domingo Lucenario Jr. 15-May-15, 11:21 PM | Lourdes M. Fernandez, InterAksyon.com READ MORE
FOCUS | Aquino has not called NSC meeting since 2010, despite raising alarm on China threat 8:46 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Despite calling China's moves in the West Philippine Sea as a serious threat not just to the country but to the world as well, President Aquino continues to ignore calls to convene the NSC. In fact, he has not called the vital advisory body to a meeting since 2010.
Rescue5 steps up info drive for students amid quake warnings 4:49 pm | InterAksyon.com Rescue5, the multi-awarded cause journalism unit of TV5, will step up its efforts to prepare students for a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that may hit Metro…
ALEJANDRO LICHAUCO | Fearless nationalist economist jailed during martial law dies at 87 3:28 pm | InterAksyon.com Nationalist economist Alejandro Lichauco, 1971 Con-Con delegate jailed for refusing to rubber-stamp the martial-law agenda in the Charter, and who raised a powerful if often…
GAY WORLD | 19 countries with same-sex marriage 1:06 pm | Agence France-Presse Guess which one of 19 countries where same-sex marriage has been legalized was first to do so.
Thousands rejoice as El Salvador's archbishop of the poor Romero beatified 7:47 am | Carlos Mario Marquez and Marco Sibaja, Agence France-Presse Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 and whose defense of the poor divided his nation and the Church, was beatified Saturday at…
BREAKING NEWS as of 24-May-15, 3:16 PM Talk of Limlingan as witness vs Binay premature - de Lima; VP dares AMLC to probe LP men's accounts Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns FOCUS | Aquino has not called NSC meeting since 2010, despite raising alarm on China threat VFA exercises no guarantee US will side with Philippines in sea rows – Chiz Saudi clerics urge calm as village hit by Islamic State seethes After setback in SC ruling, DOH wants to revisit interagency panel on tobacco regulation Mass graves found near human traffickers' camps in Malaysia In bid to curb terrorism, Canberra eyes stripping dual nationals of Australian citizenship Rescue5 steps up info drive for students amid quake warnings Saying he was so unhappy in their marriage, Japanese man flushes wife's remains down toilet ALEJANDRO LICHAUCO | Fearless nationalist economist jailed during martial law dies at 87 Skyjet resumes flights Sunday after court stops CAAP suspension After ordeal at sea, Rohingya 3-year-old girl dies in Indonesia Cheap credit to help students cope with rising tuition - Rep. Romulo Sen. Miriam to CHEd: Explain tuition hike in 313 schools
Skyjet resumes flights Sunday after court stops CAAP suspension MANILA, Philippines - Boosted by a court order stopping the suspension of its operations, SkyJet Airlines resumed Sunday (May 24) its regular flights to island…
SM City San Pablo awards 5 honest security personnel SM City San Pablo City on Friday awarded five security personnel assigned at the Shopping Center Management Corp. (SCMC) for turning over valuable things, including…
Japan's Epson to build biggest factory in Philippines This will be the company's second plant in the Philippines.
Vitarich sinks deeper in the red after losses from sale of properties Philippines, Qatar holding air talks next week Wall St. ends lower after Yellen comments fail to inspire Fed on track to hike rates as economic headwinds wane: Yellen WATCH AND LEARN | Until when can we use our old peso bills? BSP tells us APEC Trade ministers to work on adoption of Boracay action agenda to globalize micro, small firms BDO ADVISORY | No banking service three hours Sunday morning, May 24 owing to maintenance job
SPECIAL REPORT | Islamic State expands its 'state' 3:04 am | Samia Nakhoul, Reuters Almost a year after Islamic State's shock capture of Mosul, Iraq's second city, the black flags of the jihadis have been raised over Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province to the west of Baghdad, seat of Iraq’s increasingly theoretical central government.
INFOGRAPHIC, VIDEOS | What to do before, during, and after an earthquake 4:56 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com | Video by Rescue5 | Infographic by Safe Steps PHIVOLCS said Monday Metro Manila and Southern Tagalog sites traversed by the active West Valley Fault Line could be affected should a magnitude 7.2 earthquake occur once the fault line moves. Here are life-saving videos from Rescue5 and an INFOGRAPHIC with vital tips.
Bugged phones and double barbed wire: far fewer North Koreans defect 4:26 am | Ju-Min Park and James Pearson, Reuters It's much more dangerous, and twice as expensive, to defect from North Korea since Kim Jong Un took power in Pyongyang three and a half years ago, refugees and experts say, and far fewer people are escaping from the repressive and impoverished country.
Risky work for N. Samar kids just to have money for food and education 3:24 am | Lottie Salarda, InterAksyon.com For most children, the summer vacation is a time for enjoyment like swimming, playing gadgets, running around under the heat of the sun or just plain lazing around.
INFOGRAPHIC | Ping-pong in the Asian seas: who wants the boat people? 3:07 pm | InterAksyon.com What started as a discovery of an apparent mass grave in the jungles of Thailand has lifted the lid off a much bigger horror involving several countries in South and Southeast Asia: the massive human trafficking in refugees, mostly stateless Rohingyas, whom neither Myanmar or Bangladesh would accept
Bin Laden bent on spectacular US attack until the end: files 2:24 am | Dan De Luce, Agence France-Presse | Mark Hosenball and Will Dunham, Reuters Hunkered down in his Pakistani compound, Osama bin Laden pleaded with his followers to stay focused on attacking the United States instead of being dragged into Muslim infighting.
Access, affordability, information, stigma: 4 issues raised at first Philippine Patients Conference 4:42 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Patient organizations, senior citizens, health advocates, medical professionals, and government representatives gathered last week for the inaugural Philippine Patients Conference at the Bayleaf Hotel in Intramuros, Manila.
Pinay caregiver pins hope on Canadian immigration for deaf daughter's admission 4:08 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com A Filipina caregiver is appealing an initial notice by Canadian immigration that her deaf daughter might be deemed 'medically inadmissible' for permanent residence, but the embassy in Manila said Tuesday there was no decision yet on the case.
OPINION | How powerlessness feeds into Pinoys' lack of motivation, Part 2 of 2 10:32 am | Cesar Polvorosa Jr., InterAksyon.com Part 1 ended with a question about the Filipino Dream. Part 2 seeks to understand the Filipino psyche, motivations, and status quo through the "power distance" and "long-term orientation" approaches.
Syria army pushes IS back from ancient Palmyra, but 1st- and 2nd-century sites still at risk 12:04 am | Agence France-Presse Syrian troops pushed Islamic State group jihadists back from the ancient city of Palmyra on Sunday, easing fears over the world heritage site, after fighting that left hundreds dead.
Cut tobacco use by a third; bring down NCD deaths by a quarter - anti-smoking advocacy group 3:04 pm | InterAksyon.com Reducing tobacco use in the country by 30 percent is a major step to curbing deaths from non-communicable diseases in the next 10 years, the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has revealed.
OPINION | History repeating: Rohingya and the Vietnamese, the Philippines and the ASEAN 'community' 1:48 pm | Hoi Trinh, VOICE There is a plaque located at a school rebuilt in Yolanda-hit Ormoc and financed by former Vietnamese refugees. It reads: 'May we shelter you as you sheltered us in our times of need.' Might the Rohingya be given the same chance?
FOCUS | Desperate scenes in migrant boat rescue off Indonesia 3:31 am | Nurdin Hasan, Agence France-Presse Desperate migrants facing certain death as their overcrowded boat began sinking fought for space on the stricken vessel, throwing some people overboard before they were plucked to safety Friday by passing Indonesian fishermen.