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
DUTERTE VS DE LIMA | Timeline of a battle over death 1:12 pm | Agence France-Presse Senator Leila de Lima, arrested Friday on drug trafficking charges, has waged a decade-long crusade to expose President Rodrigo Duterte as the leader of death squads that have killed thousands of people.
DE LIMA SPEAKS | ‘Let us fight for our rights, for justice, for democracy’ 10:37 am | InterAksyon.com 'If they think that by jailing me, I will turn my back on my principles, they are mistaken. Instead, they have encouraged me more to…
'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…
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…
BREAKING NEWS as of 26-Feb-17, 6:49 AM Noynoy on 31st EDSA anniversary: Remember the past so as not to repeat it; do more, too Duterte's opponents turn EDSA commemoration into protest march 2 suspected Maute men killed, another captured in Lanao del Norte Mindanao groups call for peace talk resumption, release of POWS Court schedules deposition of Mary Jane Veloso in Indonesia - lawyers Activist groups to stage nationwide transport strike Monday vs jeepney phase-out European Liberals to seek EU action vs De Lima arrest, worsening rights situation 2 alleged Maute Group members slain in Iligan, 2 Mamasapano suspects nabbed in Maguindanao WALL BRAWL | Defiant Mexico warns of retaliation vs US border tax ‘NOBODY’S GOING TO MESS WITH US’ | Combative Trump vows ‘greatest military buildup’ News organizations barred from White House briefing Deadly US heroin overdoses quadrupled in five years - study IS car bomb kills more than 50 in northwest Syria Malaysia warns N. Korea envoy: quit lying or face expulsion 'Mother of lumad' | Crusading Manobo chieftain, 92, gets Tandang Sora Award from UP
WALL BRAWL | Defiant Mexico warns of retaliation vs US border tax An emboldened Mexico hardened its opposition to President Donald Trump on Friday by saying it would retaliate if the United States imposed a border tax…
Philippine Stock Exchange nets P701 million in 2016 The Philippine Stock Exchange Inc. (PSE) on Friday said its profit surged by 3 percent to P701.54 million in 2016 on the back of higher…
Peso ends week flat at P50.21 as PSEi succumbs to profit-taking The Philippine peso finished the week flat at P50.21 from P50.22 Thursday, partly due to the dollar's retreat following US President Donald Trump's comment that…
COCKTALES | Manny Villar finds a money machine in the business of death Oil futures rise after report shows drop in stockpiles PSEi up anew; peso little changed amid dovish Fed outlook Matching session touts opportunities for both Japan, PH businesses Chinese commerce minister abruptly postpones PH trip: sources Upbeat Wall Street boost PSEi; peso little changed vs US dollar Trade, investment growth boost EU-ASEAN ties to historic high - EU ambassador
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 his 26-year stint as a law enforcer, he really didn't call it quits but just decided to wear another hat.
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.
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.