DUYAN KA NG MAGITING | Heroes who lived to tell their tales 30-Aug-16, 11:34 PM | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com (Text and Photos)
Q&A on Scarborough Shoal, a flashpoint in Asia 07-Sep-16, 5:56 PM | Karl Malakunas, Agence France-Presse
How the Philippines can benefit from China's plan to revive the ancient Silk Road route 27-Aug-16, 11:45 AM | Tricia Aquino, 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
Taiwan beekeepers battle to cash in on pure honey buzz 2:13 pm | Laura Mannering, Agence France-Presse A string of food safety scandals in Taiwan has driven demand for clean, traceable produce, with pure honey seen as particularly beneficial.
Duterte causes PH foreign policy confusion 6:32 pm | Karl Malakunas, Agence France-Presse President Rodrigo Duterte's shock 'separation' from the United States has thrown Philippine foreign policy into confusion, with the Americans saying they are baffled and some…
No stranger to less-than-friendly leaders: Next US ambassador to PH was special envoy on N. Korea 3:27 pm | InterAksyon.com Incoming US ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim faces a huge challenge given President Duterte's hostile rhetoric toward America, but has experience in engaging…
FOCUS | Online sharing a treasure trove for snoops 7:29 am | Sophie Estienne, Agence France-Press Social networks offer windows into people's lives, and exploiting those insights is big business -- with some sounding the alarm over the ever-growing intrusion from…
FOCUS | Duterte's China trip can help boost the new Maritime Silk Road in the region 12:56 am | Joel C. Paredes, InterAksyon.com As 'good partners' again, the Philippines and China can renew ties that can boost Beijing's economic offensive in Southeast Asia through its new 'Maritime Silk…
BREAKING NEWS as of 24-Oct-16, 2:52 PM Taiwan beekeepers battle to cash in on pure honey buzz Po family led ArthaLand to launch Cebu Exchange RICE IMPORTS | Agri org SINAG urges lifting of 'quantitative restrictions' COCKTALES | Ex-Defense officials helping fugitive tycoon set up gaming operations CHEERS AND TEARS | 5 PH sailors, 21 others now in Kenya after 5-year Somalia ordeal More than 100 inmates escape Haiti prison, one guard dead: official Aboitiz Equity expanding presence in Southeast Asia; sets P58-B capex for 2017 Jungle migrants urged to 'give up British dream' MEL STA.MARIA | A hard look at the benefits from Duterte China trip, risks of its embrace Chile's embattled Bachelet put to test in local polls MOU on Chinese investment in Global Gateway project in Sangley signed WASHED ASHORE | Cache of suspected shabu found half buried in Dingalan DSWD sets priority typhoon relief assistance to the poor NUPL: Mauled driver contacted by cops without benefit of legal counsel 'GETTYSBURG ADDRESS' | Trump lays out plan for first 100 days
Po family led ArthaLand to launch Cebu Exchange ArthaLand Corporation is set to launch its first project in the Visayas and Mindanao region, signaling the company's continuous expansion, and designed to address the…
Aboitiz Equity expanding presence in Southeast Asia; sets P58-B capex for 2017 Philippine conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) is aggressively expanding its food business to five geographic markets in Southeast Asia while gearing up to enter…
MOU on Chinese investment in Global Gateway project in Sangley signed A Philippine company and a Chinese construction and dredging firm have signed an agreement covering a Chinese investment into the ambitious development project in Sangley,…
AT&T strikes $108.7B deal to buy Time Warner Duterte's Brunei visit to boost Philippines' Halal industry PSEi, PH peso down on positive news from US Trade Sec. Lopez 'clarifies' Duterte comments, says trade ties with US to stay SEC: no further action needed for Liberty Telecom's tender offer Marcventuers Mining ‘in full and active operation’ - Alcantara China commits more than US$9B for Philippine development, drug rehab
WATCH | Duterte, Xi agree to pursue bilateral talks to settle WPS dispute 10:15 pm | Jelly F. Musico, Philippines News Agency | With Reuters TV report by Karen Lema Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin announced on Thursday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that the two countries will return to track of dialogue and consultation to settle dispute in the West Philippine Sea or South China Sea.
Caraga identified as major amphibians, reptiles research site 8:11 pm | Erwin M. Mascariñas, InterAksyon A recent study published in a scientific journal has identified Caraga Region as a major biodiversity site for amphibians and reptiles, thus placing the region as a new epicenter for future scientific study and conservation efforts.
ANG LISTAHAN AT LABAN NI KAPITAN | The list, the drug war, and a barangay chief's own battle 1:41 pm | InterAksyon.com Every list has its purpose. There are lists that save lives like Schindler’s list. There are hit lists that single out persons as targets for murder. A Manila barangay chairman has his own list, too – a handwritten record of village residents who are believed to be linked to illegal drugs.
Americans in country jittery over Duterte's anti-US tirades 12:38 pm | Kanupriya Kapoor and Enrico Dela Cruz, Reuters Ebb Hinchliffe, executive director of the American Chamber of Commerce said three trade delegations representing American technology, financial services and manufacturing companies had canceled trips to the Philippines in recent weeks.
SWS SURVEY | Filipinos trust the US most, and China least 1:21 am | InterAksyon.com Their President might lately be bashing old friends like the US while cozying up to neighbor China that their government sued - and won against - in a global court. But for Filipinos, America remains their most trusted country and China, the least trusted, said a Social Weather Stations survey.
DiCaprio issues climate action call in new documentary 7:56 pm | Agence France-Presse Leonardo DiCaprio has issued an impassioned call for immediate action on climate change in 'Before the Flood,' a documentary film making its European premiere in London on Saturday.
WATCH, SPECIAL REPORT | In Tondo, surrendered drug users thank Duterte, ask for jobs 10:22 am | InterAksyon.com They admit giving up for fear of ending up as casualties in the government’s deadly war on drugs but nevertheless thank President Rodrigo Duterte for forcing the choice on them. All they ask for in turn are adequate job opportunities to better their chances of kicking the habit.
Carpio: With Malampaya gas gone in 10 years, PH must assert EEZ control in West PH Sea 6:09 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com The Philippines must assert its claim over its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) now more than ever, as it has to begin looking for a substitute to the Malampaya gas field, which supplies 40 percent of Luzon's energy, and will run out of gas in 10 years, SC Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said.
PROFILE | Heir to Thai throne: Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn 10:04 pm | Jerome Taylor, Agence France-Presse The heir to the Thai throne, Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, was for years known for his colorful private life and frequent trips overseas, but as his father's health declined he adopted a more prominent public role in the politically febrile kingdom.
UN panel lauds PH for RH, other laws; thumbs down extrajudicial killings 4:43 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com A United Nations panel report praised the Philippines for enacting laws on reproductive health and anti-enforced disappearances, among others, but called for a stop to extrajudicial killings and violence against drug users.
FVR says Duterte government a 'letdown' 1:00 am | Reuters The government of President Rodrigo Duterte has been a 'huge disappointment and letdown,' a former president and one of Duterte's mentors said, bucking popular sentiment and a high poll rating for his first 100 days in office.
Five takeaways from the Clinton-Trump debate 1:35 pm | Michael Mathes, Agence France-Presse Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went toe to toe Sunday in their second presidential debate, clashing over crude remarks by the billionaire Republican -- who vowed that if elected he would jail his opponent over her email use as a secretary of state.
THE WAR'S LOSSES | Watch: A drug suspect's demise, a cop's death, and their widows' despair 12:55 am | InterAksyon.com Rogie and Mark were both husbands and fathers on the opposite sides of the war on drugs.