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
LOOK | 19 barangays evacuated in Butuan City as Agusan River overflows 8:38 pm | Erwin M. Mascariñas, InterAksyon Almost 8,700 individuals comprised of 2,303 evacuated families were being served Friday in various evacuation centers of Butuan City after the water level of the Agusan River reached critical level the day before.
CIA posts 12M pages of declassified records online 6:17 am | InterAksyon.com The Central Intelligence Agency has made available online the largest collection of declassified CIA records, calling it part of a commitment to boost accessibility to…
FOCUS | Le Pen follows Trump's lead on social media bombardment 1:28 pm | Agence France-Presse Domination of social media was a key weapon in Donald Trump's rise to the US presidency, and now France's far-right leader, Marine Le Pen, is…
WATCH | Duterte says he might declare martial law if war on drugs warrants it 1:03 pm | InterAksyon.com While he has repeatedly warned about terrorist threats and the need to end existing insurgencies, President Duterte said Saturday he will not hesitate to declare…
NO JUSTICE FOR EMAN | Hit squad takes out wrong target, snuffs out scholar's life 10:51 pm | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon It's been 40 days since Eman's life was inconsolably snatched, an apparent mistaken identity in the name of the Duterte Administration's war on drugs, but…
BREAKING NEWS as of 20-Jan-17, 11:55 PM WATCH | MMDA defers implementation of zipper lane along EDSA Farm output declines 1.11% in Q4 2016 due to typhoons LOOK | 19 barangays evacuated in Butuan City as Agusan River overflows 6 people found alive under Italian hotel hit by avalanche Peso recovers vs US dollar; PSEi ends 5-day rally Shippers avoid new 'pirate hotspot' in waters west of the Philippines Gordon to law enforcers: Solve Korean slay or face Senate probe 800,000 people expected at National Mall to celebrate Trump inauguration WATCH | Seven Angeles City cops probed for extortion on Korean traders 'Dump Trump' - Left Myanmar army detains Kachin Baptists who gave journalists info about airstrikes on church 5 Sarangani fishers home after 18-day ordeal on high seas ‘UNWELCOME WAKE-UP CALL’ | Clean up PNP ranks, Lacson urges Dela Rosa 3 dead, 20 injured as car ploughs into pedestrians in Melbourne Businessman nabbed as SSS heightens campaign vs delinquent employers
Farm output declines 1.11% in Q4 2016 due to typhoons The agriculture sector contracted by 1.11 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 due to devastation brought about by typhoons, bringing the 2016 growth at…
Peso recovers vs US dollar; PSEi ends 5-day rally Jitters on the policies that the US government will implement under US President-elect Donald Trump, who will have his inauguration Friday, and the dovish statement…
Businessman nabbed as SSS heightens campaign vs delinquent employers A businessman was arrested Thursday at his home in an exclusive village in Makati City by police for not remitting the Social Security System premiums…
Florida-based BPO plans to open 2 more facilities, double employment in PHL PSEi remain firm, PHP touches 50-level vs US dollar SM's China performance gets nod from ASEAN business players CASH SUBSIDY | Govt eyes safety net vs excise taxes WATCH | MMDA to launch EDSA southbound zipper lane; looks to private groups for help in traffic Netflix adds 7 million subscribers in global expansion Makati extends deadline of tax payments, filing of applications for renewal of permits
Davao is best argument vs lowering age of criminal liability - groups 11:47 am | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Davao City is the best argument against plans to lower the minimum age of criminal liability, groups opposed to the proposal said.
Dung heaps are rhinos' Facebook: study 9:08 am | Agence France-Presse Rhinos signal gender, age, and sexual availability in their poo, said a study Wednesday which suggested mammals may use communal dung heaps as social networking sites.
LOOK | The morning after Traslacion 2017 9:15 am | Interaksyon.com | Avito C. Dalan, PNA UPDATE, 2:35 pm.- Workers loaded tons of garbage left by devotees of the Black Nazarene in front of the Quiapo church in Plaza Miranda the morning after Monday's Traslacion. City Hall said the volume of trash collected between Jan. 7 and 10 was double last year's.
US intelligence study warns of growing conflict risk 6:23 am | Jonathan Landay, Reuters The risk of conflicts between and within nations will increase over the next five years to levels not seen since the Cold War as global growth slows, the post-World War Two order erodes and anti-globalization fuels nationalism, said a US intelligence report released on Monday.
TRASLACION 2017: 9 minors reunited with families, 99 devotees treated for wounds, dizziness 2:28 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Lost children, people feeling faint or hypertensive, devotees suffering puncture wounds and bruises from falls - these were some of the side stories that marked the 2017 Traslacion, the country's biggest religious procession involving the Black Nazarene of Quiapo, Manila.
FOCUS | ASEAN at 50 – and beyond 8:43 am | Kavi Chongkittavorn, Reporting ASEAN ASEAN is 50 years old this year: a milestone for a loosely constructed regional organization created by five countries at the height of the Cold War. Since then, its member countries have transformed ASEAN into a rules-based entity encompassing all the countries in Southeast Asia.
FOCUS | WikiLeaks's Assange: bold publisher or Russian dupe? 12:17 pm | Agence France-Presse Accusations that Russia interfered with the US presidential election by leaking hacked documents via WikiLeaks have put a fresh spotlight on the crusading website's founder Julian Assange, who calls himself a journalist and publisher who is doing nothing illegal. .
OBITUARY | Portugal's democracy founder Mario Soares dies aged 92 8:07 am | Agence France-Presse Portugal's former president Mario Soares, widely seen as the father of the country's modern-day democracy, died Saturday aged 92 a fortnight after being admitted to hospital.
NOT ALONE | In Blumentritt, a couple strive to quit drugs for each other 2:00 pm | Camille Aguinaldo (Text) and Bernard Testa (Photos), InterAksyon.com Manuel and Sol said the involvement and presence of the church in their rehabilitation is assuring, giving them hope they will not end up among the thousands - including many who have heeded the call to turn over a new leaf - who have lost their lives in the government's war on drugs.
WATCH | ‘Rescued’ Mindanao sacada tell their tale 7:23 am | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com (Video) They said they were promised good pay and working conditions and, in the case of several Manobo, help in claiming their ancestral lands, if they agreed to work as sacada - migratory sugar workers - during the harvest at Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac.
WATCH | Comelec chair Bautista criminally liable for 'Comeleak' — NPC 3:10 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com | Ferdinand G. Patinio, Philippines News Agency (UPDATED W/VIDEO) Comelec chairman Andres Bautista is criminally liable for the massive breach in voter database before the 2016 elections, an incident dubbed 'Comeleak,' according to the findings of an investigation by the National Privacy Commission.
OUTLOOK | Glad to end volatile 2016, hoping for more fruitful 2017 4:23 pm | Shyla Francisco, Bloomberg TV Philippines | InterAksyon.com The Year of the Fire Rooster could bring luck to certain industries, according to a feng shui expert, while a market analyst also weighed in on what businesses may thrive in 2017. He advised investing in tourism, entertainment.
PRAYING FOR A MIRACLE | Emilyn Calano's parents, kin keep vigil for stray bullet victim 11:07 am | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com (text and photos) Parents and relatives of 15-year-old Emilyn Calano keep anxious vigil at the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center, praying for a miracle to save the stray-bullet victim now fighting for her life.