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
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 records previously available to the public only at the National Archives in Maryland.
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…
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.
BREAKING NEWS as of 19-Jan-17, 2:38 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
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.
WATCH | 'Let us make 2017 a year for peace' 9:30 am | Antonio Guterres, secretary general of the United Nations All that we strive for as a human family – dignity and hope, progress and prosperity – depends on peace. But peace depends on us.