Aquino offers 'wealth of opportunity' for European investors 18-Sep-14, 1:22 PM | Philippines News Agency
Binay insists: No corruption in Makati projects 18-Sep-14, 2:10 PM | InterAksyon.com
Aquino invites EU to monitor Bangsamoro plebiscite in 2015 18-Sep-14, 12:44 PM | Philippines News Agency
EU backs peaceful resolution to dispute with China, Spain agrees to be PH 'voice' in Europe 18-Sep-14, 12:13 PM | Philippines News Agency
FOCUS | Asia's rising tobacco epidemic 18-Sep-14, 11:18 AM | Giles Hweitt, Agence France-Presse
BENJAMIN DE LA PENA | Dream of that 'Metro Manila Subway' - but fix the bus system first! 17-September-14, 02:19 PM | Benjamin de la Pena READ MORE
Binay insists: No corruption in Makati projects 18-Sep-14, 2:10 PM | InterAksyon.com (UPDATE 3 - 3:00 p.m.) Vice President Jejomar Binay declared there is no corruption in Makati projects, including the alleged overpriced Makati parking building, and said those who testified in the Senate hearing have been rejected by Makati residents many times as unfit to be public servants
KAYO RIN | Opposition tactics could lead to reenacted budget, House leader warns 18-Sep-14, 12:57 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II warned Thursday that persistent questions over the quorum and attacks on the proposed 2015 budget could delay its approval or, worse, force a reenacted budget next year.
Sen. Miriam opposing 'sub-state' provision in Bangsamoro law, says it's unconstitutional 18-Sep-14, 12:51 AM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Saying it is unconstitutional, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has served notice she will oppose any provision in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law which will constitute the creation of a sub-state when Congress finally tackles the measure.
BREAKING NEWS as of 18-Sep-14, 3:34 PM Tiangco gives Abad new midnight deadline to hand in complete list of DAP takersPhilippines, France ink bilateral agreements to strengthen tiesGov't spending P110B in 5 years to bring PH airports to 'jet age'ERUPTION WATCH | Mayon more restive, Alert Level 3 staysSHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? | Scotland votes on independencePhilex plans increase in Padcal production as mine's end-of-life nearsCops seize guns, drugs, from Laguna farm, bag 5 suspectsBinay insists: No corruption in Makati projectsBukidnon radioman threatened for reporting on drug sting, also warned to lay off gamblingBPI takes on Japanese partner for leasing businessFormer cager of defunct MBA, 2 others nabbed in Laguna drug raidLATHER UP VS EBOLA | Soap adds twist to Ice Bucket Challenge against the virusAquino offers 'wealth of opportunity' for European investorsKAYO RIN | Opposition tactics could lead to reenacted budget, House leader warnsAquino invites EU to monitor Bangsamoro plebiscite in 2015
Philippines, France ink bilateral agreements to strengthen ties The Philippines and France further strengthened its bilateral relations with the signing of several agreements on transportation and communications, culture, and education.
Gov't spending P110B in 5 years to bring PH airports to 'jet age' According to DOTC, many of the country's airports were built in the 1960s and so suited to turbo prop airplanes.
Philex plans increase in Padcal production as mine's end-of-life nears The company is looking at increasing production to 27,000 tons of ore a day.
BPI takes on Japanese partner for leasing business Aquino offers 'wealth of opportunity' for European investors Japan exports knocked by weak U.S. shipments, hurt economic recovery Dollar surges to six-year peak on yen, Tokyo stocks cheer Fed renews zero rate pledge, but hints at steeper rate hike path VP Binay says policy consistency, competitive taxation key to mining industry growth Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report
Senate, House want Palace, DOE to specify what they need to lick power crisis 17-Sep-14, 11:13 AM | Ernie Reyes and Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE - 3:26 p.m.) Senate President Franklin Drilon and House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II want Malacanang and the Department of Energy to spell out the parameters of the emergency powers Pres. Benigno Aquino III has asked Cognress to grant him.
EU backs peaceful resolution to dispute with China, Spain agrees to be PH 'voice' in Europe 18-Sep-14, 12:13 PM | Philippines News Agency The European Union is supporting efforts to resolve peacefully the territorial disputes over the West Philippine Sea.
US govt should be held liable for Tubbataha Reef damage under Tort Law - Miriam 17-Sep-14, 3:47 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Lending strong support to the move by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said the US government should be held liable, not through a writ of Kalikasan, but under Tort Law, for the damage caused to Tubbataha Reef by a US Navy vessel.
PIA ON 'PHOTOSHOP' CLAIM | Don't trivialize protest vs Torre De Manila 17-Sep-14, 5:33 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Pia Cayetano hit back at property developer DMCI, which she said trivializes public protests against its Torre De Manila project by saying photographs showing the building intruding into the view of the Rizal Monument were photoshopped. Cayetano wondered if she was being referred to.
'DAP-LIST'| DBM beats deadline, but does it (finally) answer critics' questions? 17-Sep-14, 6:55 PM| InterAksyon.com A day after he drew flak from Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco for submitting incomplete documentation on lawmakers through whose offices projects were coursed for the DAP, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad announced the posting of the complete list of projects, beating a deadline set by Congress.
Food importers to recall Taiwanese goods over gutter oil contamination - FDA 17-Sep-14, 9:53 AM| Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com The Food and Drug Administration said importers and distributors have agreed to recall goods sourced from Taiwanese companies that are believed to have been tainted with recycled waste oil, also known as gutter oil.
VIDEO | Deniece Cornejo posts P500-K bail but fails to get release order 18-Sep-14, 2:14 AM| Kaye Imson, Exclusive for News5 Model Deniece Cornejo was not allowed to leave detention even after her family posted bail for her temporary liberty on Wednesday.
Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report 17-Sep-14, 6:48 PM| Agence France-Presse Asia's billionaires led by Chinese tycoons enjoyed the fastest increase in their wealth this year compared to their peers in the rest of the world, a report said Wednesday.
Book on Typhoon Haiyan to be launched in November A Typhoon Haiyan survivors gives his never been told eyewitness account of the disaster and what transpired in Tacloban City after.
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#ComeOutForLove calls on non-LGBTs to share stories of coming out, acceptance LGBT advocacy group Task Force Pride encourages non-LGBTs to show their support by sharing stories of coming out, acceptance, and bravery.
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