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
'Right to peace' | Move quickly to prevent more bloodshed, experts tell government and MILF 9:41 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) must act quickly on the recommendations of the Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) to prevent more bloodshed, especially as some youth being indoctrinated by extremists are growing “restive”.
Remember whistleblower 'Tibo' Mijares? New edition of his 'conjugal Dictatorship' haunts Marcoses 9:33 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com A 19-year-old grandson of Primitivo 'Tibo' Mijares, once one of the most powerful men in Malacañang who drew the dictator Marcos's ire with his tell-all…
Russian Ambassador to the PH: 'I smile much more often than I did in Moscow' 12:45 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Russians and Filipinos 'have a lot in common,' but there is one major difference, Russia's ambassador to Manila Igor Khovaev said in an interview with…
THE MANY HATS AND TIES OF WALLY SOMBERO | From police officer to poker master to alleged bribe-giver 8:18 pm | InterAksyon.com For many, retirement means either slowing down or stopping work because of old age. But not for Wenceslao "Wally" Azarcon Sombero. When he retired from…
Death of a businessman: How the Philippines’ drugs war was slowed 2:16 am | Karen Lema and Martin Petty, Reuters When Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte summoned his security chiefs to an urgent meeting one Sunday night last month, his mind was already made up.
BREAKING NEWS as of 21-Feb-17, 3:29 PM Lacson to probe DDS existence; HRW urges UN to investigate Duterte's war on drugs WATCH | Good coffee at P900 (US$18) per cup – in Brooklyn, that is 'NUMERO UNONG KRIMINAL' | De Lima to Pinoys: Stand up vs Duterte, it's time for another EDSA PRESIDENTS DAY NOT | Thousands of anti-Trump protesters cry 'not my president' Global arms sales reach highest level since end of Cold War: study EU welcomes nomination of members of Bangsamoro Transition Commission DENR Chief Lopez stands by call to shut mines as review begins China wields stick with North Korea, but is still pushing for talks Iraqi forces battle their way toward Mosul airport No hard feelings, says Speaker's wife as congressional spouses move office out of Batasan 'Right to peace' | Move quickly to prevent more bloodshed, experts tell government and MILF From 21 ‘heinous offenses’, House whittles down to 3 the crimes to be covered by death penalty COMELEAK REDUX | NPC probing another large scale data breach at Comelec Oil firms to hike prices of gasoline, kerosene on Tuesday UNPRECEDENTED FEAT | Andanar unites unorganized Senate reporters
Global arms sales reach highest level since end of Cold War: study Global arms trade in the last five years has reached its highest point since the end of the Cold War, with the United States remaining…
DENR Chief Lopez stands by call to shut mines as review begins Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Regina Lopez said on Monday she stands by her decision to shut more than half the country's…
Oil firms to hike prices of gasoline, kerosene on Tuesday Oil companies will increase gasoline prices by P0.25 per liter and kerosene prices by P0.15 per liter effective on Tuesday (Feb. 21).
Jack Ma's Ant Financial invests in Globe Telecom's Mynt Kraft withdraws $143-B offer to merge with Unilever BSP chief conferred Oustanding Achievement Award by HK's FinanceAsia With copper exports halted by new mining rules row, Freeport Indonesia CEO quits LRT Line 2 Extension won't be completed till 2019 URC, Vitasoy Group in joint venture Peso slides to more than 10-year low vs US dollar; PSEi finishes in the red
Reflections on reflections, and other reflections by Mark Justiniani 2:59 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon To be able to face and confront oneself and yet confound with even more untouchable mysteries, therein lies the power of mirrors. Artist Mark Justiniani explores this in his latest work, 'The Settlement'.
'PUWEDE BA SERYOSOHIN 'YUNG TUBIG NATIN?' | Experts predict severe shortages by 2040 1:39 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com In less than 25 years, the country will be experiencing severe water shortages due to rapid population growth, coupled with climate change. Already, 14.5 percent of Filipino families do not have access to safe water, with less than 40 percent of Filipinos having piped access to water in their homes.
A Rwanda genocide survivor's advice for families left behind by drug war 8:17 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com In 1994, Jean Paul Samputu lost his parents, three brothers, and sister to the genocide in Rwanda.
REDS IN A TIZZY | The NDF: From foe to Digong's friend, now back to foe 11:21 pm | InterAksyon.com | Gem Avancena, News5 Over the weekend, an angry President Rodrigo Duterte rescinded the government's unilateral cease-fire with the communist rebels represented by the National Democratic Front (NDF), citing as the last straw last week's killing in Bukidnon of unarmed soldiers by the rebels.
'ECONOMY OF MURDER' | Cops get P8,000 to P15,000 per EJK - Amnesty International 6:14 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Police can get anywhere from P8,000 to P15,000 to kill suspected drug users and pushers, according to an investigation released by Amnesty International on Wednesday, titled, 'If you are poor you are killed: Extrajudicial Executions in the Philippines' War on Drugs.'
UST draws GABRIELA's ire for 'victim blaming' in 'molestation' case 12:41 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com A parent striving to be fair to all concerned: that's how UST framed its response to the case of two of its students embroiled in a Facebook war that began with a coed's allegation she was molested while riding a UV shuttle, but ended with the school sanctioning her for an 'unproven' claim.
Amnesty warns of crimes against humanity in Philippines 9:31 am | Agence France-Presse Philippine police may have committed crimes against humanity by killing thousands of alleged drug offenders or paying others to murder as part of President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war, Amnesty International said Wednesday.
'COMMENDABLE COINCIDENCE' | Pros, antis weigh in on zero killings after Tokhang suspension 8:15 am | InterAksyon.com | With reports from PNA, Jeff Caparas, News5 After months of waking up to reports of drug-related killings, the nation saw a day of zero killings right after the suspension of the PNP's Oplan Tokhang, triggering reactions from human rights advocates and lawmakers. Police top brass also offered theories.
FOCUS | Muslim world's shock, outrage at Trump's visa ban 9:53 pm | Eric Randolph, Agence France-Presse Families split, a father unable to reach his son's wedding and officials warning of a 'gift to extremists'- President Trump's visa ban on seven Muslim countries has triggered shock and confusion among the affected. There are more than a million Iranians living in the US.
UP student crowned PH's Sudoku Grandmaster for 2nd year in a row 4:44 pm | InterAksyon.com A 16-year-old student from the University of the Philippines (UP) Rural High School won as the country's sudoku grandmaster for the second straight year.
FOCUS | By picking fight with Mexico, Trump angers key partner 11:44 pm | Laurent Thomet, Agence France-Presse By picking a fight with Mexico, US President Donald Trump is antagonizing a strategic partner that could retaliate with a trade war and less cooperation on immigration and the drug war, analysts say.
First Gen looks to future with plans for LNG terminal to shore up supplies 8:38 pm | Shyla Francisco, Bloomberg TV Philippines | InterAksyon.com First Gen Corporation, whose plants in Batangas use natural gas from the Malampaya Field, is preparing for the future via initiatives such as an LNG terminal to shore up supplies.
WATCH | Life is better, but do the ghosts of Mamasapano linger? 8:55 am | Dennis Arcon, InterAksyon.com (text, photos and video) Two years since January 25, 2015, there is hardly any sign that the cornfields and river of Barangay Tukanalipao, Mamasapano in Maguindanao once ran red with blood.