WATCH | Duterte says no plot to unseat vice president Fri, Dec 9, 2016, 12:08 AM | Manuel Mogato, Reuters | Jenny Dongon, News5
Impeachment day for S. Korea's president Fri, Dec 9, 2016, 6:35 AM | Agence France-Presse
Search resumes after Indonesian quake; death toll passes 100 Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 7:49 PM | Reuters | Nurdin Hasan, Agence France-Presse
DEADLY SHIFT | De Lima: Duterte transposing Davao Death Squad to Presidential Death Squad Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 7:59 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon
WATCH | New US envoy to PH likes chicken adobo, halo-halo Fri, Dec 9, 2016, 1:25 AM | Mon Gualvez, News5
Ms. Universe Pia Wurtzbach in Manila for kickoff party for 2017 pageant search Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 2:57 PM | Richie Lopa, InterAksyon.com
WATCH | Gordon panel: No proof of EJK, DDS in war on drugs under Duterte Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 3:40 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Maeanne Los Banos, News5 Eleven members of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights subscribed to its findings that there was no proof of State-sponsored extra-judicial killings in the war on drugs initiated by President Rodrigo Duterte since he took office in June.
WATCH | Medialdea: Duterte signs EO forming 25-man consultative panel to revisit Charter Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 8:40 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com | Maeanne Los Banos, News5 President Rodrigo Duterte had signed an Executive Order forming a 25-man “consultative committee” to revisit the 30-year-old Constitution that would pave the way for a federal form of government replacing the present unitary system, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said on Thursday.
WATCH | Duterte says no plot to unseat vice president Fri, Dec 9, 2016, 12:08 AM | Manuel Mogato, Reuters | Jenny Dongon, News5 President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday vowed to retain Vice President Leni Robredo until her term ends, just days after she resigned from the cabinet, complaining of a "plot to steal" her position.
BREAKING NEWS as of Fri, Dec 9, 2016, 7:53 AM COCKTALES | Govt offices start holidaze modeDuterte leads groundbreaking of P4.8-B Bicol International AirportBritain facing 'unprecedented' terror threat: spy chiefImpeachment day for S. Korea's presidentWATCH | New US envoy to PH likes chicken adobo, halo-haloNo casualties after 6.2 magnitude quake hits China’s XinjiangWATCH | Duterte says no plot to unseat vice presidentMindanao seeing 1,000-MW energy excess by end of 2016, early 2017CHEd chair expresses surprise at exclusion from cabinet meetingsSouth Korea parliament introduces bill to impeach Park Geun-hye; vote due FridayWATCH | Medialdea: Duterte signs EO forming 25-man consultative panel to revisit CharterDEADLY SHIFT | De Lima: Duterte transposing Davao Death Squad to Presidential Death SquadSearch resumes after Indonesian quake; death toll passes 100PSEi, peso rise on expectations of extended ECB stimulus programDrilon urges Duterte to respect due process before siding with Espinosa cops
COCKTALES | Govt offices start holidaze mode It is a rule of thumb that no serious work can be expected from any government office and even the courts after December 15 because…
Duterte leads groundbreaking of P4.8-B Bicol International Airport President Rodrigo Duterte Thursday led the groundbreaking for the long-delayed P4.8-billion Bicol International Airport (BIA) project in Barangay Alobo in Daraga town, Albay province.
Mindanao seeing 1,000-MW energy excess by end of 2016, early 2017 Mindanao will be seeing a different outlook by the end of this year until early 2017 in terms of power and energy as the island-region’s…
PSEi, peso rise on expectations of extended ECB stimulus program Q and A | Ex-NEDA chief Neri: Govt must succeeed in both tax reform, infra PSEi up, peso down on disappointing Aussie GDP report Power rates up by P0.10 per kWh for Dec. EU fines Credit Agricole, HSBC, JPMorgan for Euribor fixing DBM eyes P200-B supplemental budget for DICT's national broadband network Removal of rice import quota seen to lower rice prices
Senate has death penalty in kill bill list Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 5:00 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon With nine to 10 senators opposed to the proposed death penalty bill, Senator Risa Hontiveros believes they can thwart its passage at the Senate.
POWER SHIFTS | How will the Trump presidency affect the PH and the S. China Sea? Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 4:53 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario is optimistic about United States president-elect Donald Trump's seeming newfound appreciation of the South China Sea (or West Philippine Sea) issue, after the latter tweeted on Sunday indicating his awareness of the matter.
PH tells ICC it's fully capable of prosecuting atrocities, reminds world court of its mission Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 6:43 PM| InterAksyon.com The Philippines has a 'functioning criminal justice system, willing and able to prosecute' atrocities and impunity, and should be allowed to do its work before the International Criminal Court steps in. Manila made this clear at a recent ICC meeting, reminding it of its principle of complementarity.
WATCH | New US envoy to PH likes chicken adobo, halo-halo Fri, Dec 9, 2016, 1:25 AM| Mon Gualvez, News5 New US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim assured on Thursday that the relationship and alliance of the Philippines and the United States will remain stable.
Indonesian military chief warns: IS building base in Mindanao Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 2:24 AM| News5 The Indonesian military has warned that the Islamic State group is establishing a base in Mindanao from where it can launch attacks in Indonesia.
OPINION | If global warming worsens, what will happen to the people and places that matter to me? Wed, Dec 7, 2016, 12:41 PM| Arturo Tahup, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities A writer reflects on how climate change could take he holds dear away, unless Filipinos commit to achieve the global goal to hold warming well below 2°C.
Drilon urges Duterte to respect due process before siding with Espinosa cops Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 7:03 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon Senate President Pro-Tempore Franklin Drilon appeals to President Rodrigo Duterte to observe and respect due process before making pronouncements tending to absolve policemen implicated in the summary killing of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr inside his jail cell.
Gordon questions purchase of Dengvaxia, but won't stand in way of 'rushed' anti-dengue program Wed, Dec 7, 2016, 2:26 PM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon While questioning the apparent haste with which a controversial anti-dengue vaccine was procured last year, Senator Richard Gordon said on Tuesday that the legislature will not stand in the way of the government's anti-dengue vaccination program already underway.
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