MEL STA.MARIA | After VP Robredo's resignation, watch the Supreme Court Tue, Dec 6, 2016, 10:47 AM | Mel Sta. Maria
COCKTALES | SM burrows deeper, sets takeover of Atlas mine from Ramos Mon, Dec 19, 2016, 8:40 AM | Victor C. Agustin
EDITORIAL | Make them regret it Wed, Nov 23, 2016, 8:17 PM | InterAksyon.com
MARIE YUVIENCO | De Lima and Dayan: Worst case scenarios Thu, Dec 1, 2016, 6:31 AM | Marie Yuvienco
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BREAKING NEWS as of Thu, Jan 19, 2017, 2:37 PM Makati extends deadline of tax payments, filing of applications for renewal of permits North Korea may test-launch ICBM soon - media 3RD STRAIGHT YEAR | World temperatures hit new high in 2016 More than 200 Chinese nabbed in Clark dragnet deported - BI Global coalition aims to outpace epidemics with new vaccines Media girds for battle with Trump White House Obama warns Trump vs veering from ‘core values,’ assures Americans 'we'll be okay' IS lost nearly a quarter of its territory in 2016 - report COMMENTARY | Koreans' murder by cops indicates ‘breakdown of rule of law’ under Duterte Gambia army chief says troops won’t fight intervention Possible floods, landslides due to heavy rains in parts of Visayas, Mindanao CIA bares new rules for spying on Americans Broken vows dim chances of extending unilateral ceasefire, forging bilateral ceasefire - Reds South Korean court rejects arrest warrant for Samsung heir WATCH | 4 members of ‘Bundol Gang’ carnap group nabbed in Pasig
Makati extends deadline of tax payments, filing of applications for renewal of permits The Makati City Council has passed an ordinance extending the deadline of payment of taxes and fees without penalties or surcharges up to January 31,…
PSEi ends five-day slide, peso remains intact US President-elect Donald Trump’s comment that the greenback is “too strong” ended the Philippine Stock Exchange index’s (PSEI) five straight days of decline, as the…
WATCH | Construction of LRT-MRT common station starts Dec. 2017 After being stalled for several years, the construction of a common station that will connect the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and the Metro Rail Transit…
Real estate industry to sustain growth this year - Santos Knight Frank NTC, DILG agree to draft policies to expedite issuance of LGU permits for cell sites WATCH | Small traders feeling the crunch after ‘5-6’ lending scheme stopped Peso, PSEi weaken ahead of UK PM’s speech on Brexit SC tells DOE, ERC to comment on petition limiting retail power suppliers to 23 PHL enjoys strong confidence of China, Japan through large investment, aid pledges Oil firms to cut pump prices Tuesday
COCKTALES | Romero unloads stake in shell company to partners 9:34 am | Victor C. Agustin New party-list congressman Mikee Romero has sold his shareholdings within a listed shell company, Pacifica, to his own lawyers-partners.
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.
COCKTALES | BDO, BPI presidents double their stock pile in two years 6:59 am | Victor C Agustin The president of BDO, Nestor Tan, may sometimes wish he were a few inches taller but within the competitive banking industry, the chief executive of the Henry Sy bank stands tallest with his big, and still growing, stock pile.
COCKTALES | BF Homes sewer becomes hostage to P500-M demand 10:41 am | Victor C. Agustin Maynilad holds back after the BF Homes Inc. developer demanded P500 million as right-of-way fee for connecting to Maynilad's sewerage project.
MARIE YUVIENCO | Popcorn Fridays 6:20 am | Marie Yuvienco Saving Sally makes me want to watch the rest of the MMFF's offerings, so I can confidently say with a heart that the new rules are a success. We've always had our Christmas traditions so it's about time to add a new one: patronize the MMFF in this year's edition and those to follow.
COMMENTARY | They prop us up but who looks out for the 'bagong bayani'? 12:10 pm | Titon Mitra, Country Director, United Nations Development Programme For OFWs, leaving often isn't a matter of choice but coming back can be. So what more can be done for our 'bagong bayani' so that they are better equipped for a life overseas and importantly, can better share their talents and good fortune on return?
COMMENTARY | With Trump, nuclear brinkmanship is back 11:01 am | Peter Apps, Reuters In an era of cyberattacks and hybrid warfare, the internationally understood rules governing such confrontations are also dangerously in flux. The very unpredictability of Trump - and his untested, undefined approach to international affairs - adds yet another wildcard.
COCKTALES | Camp John Hay loses SEC fight in rush to sell 'money-back' condo units 8:12 am | Victor C. Agustin The Camp John Hay-Fil Estate consortium has lost its case in the Supreme Court against the Securities and Exchange Commission for selling condo units in Baguio under a 'money-back' arrangement even without SEC approval.
COMMENTARY | Don't write democracy off just yet 7:54 am | John Lloyd, Reuters Authoritarianism is making a comeback. That Russian President Vladimir Putin was among Time's people of the year was due to recognition of his successes, violent as they have been. His fellow poll-topping autocrats include Xi Jinping, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Abdel-Fatah el-Sisi and Rodrigo Duterte.
COCKTALES | DU30's short Christmas list 10:37 am | Victor C. Agustin The US Central Intelligence Agency commissioned a special team from its dirty-tricks department to find out what the controversial Philippine leader has in the swag bag for his friends and foes alike.
EDITORIAL | You have no excuse: Go watch an MMFF movie ASAP 11:40 am | InterAksyon.com The Metro Manila Film Festival is there for all of us to make a statement, deliver a message, insist on change.
MARIE YUVIENCO | In What He Has Failed to Do: Duterte, the war on drugs and the law 7:24 am | Marie Yuvienco Assuming that the highest official of the land did not order extrajudicial killings, the question that must now be asked is: what has he done to stop them?
COCKTALES | Bah, humbug! Banks, PSE want to eat Lopez, Phinma stock transfer business 8:32 am | Victor C. Agustin This is supposed to be the season of merrymaking, but the ghost of Christmas past has returned to cause some sleepless nights for the small cloistered world of the stock transfer business.