TODAY'S HEADLINES

Nueva Ecija drug convict skips sentencing, dies with cohort in shootout Wed, May 25, 2016, 1:40 PM | Cris Sansano, InterAksyon.com

Close to 3,000 out of of 6,925 examinees pass CPA licensure exam Tue, May 24, 2016, 10:28 PM | Philippines News Agency

WITH VIDEO | OFW saved from Saudi death row is back home Wed, May 25, 2016, 12:10 PM | Richie Lopa, InterAksyon.com (text, photo and video)

Congress releases national canvass rules Tue, May 24, 2016, 6:02 PM | InterAksyon.com

WATCH | Bongbong Marcos camp files new complaint over altered script in Comelec server Tue, May 24, 2016, 9:37 PM | InterAksyon.com | Faith del Mundo, News5

CANVASSING STARTS: Congress forbids separate canvassing of president and VP votes Wed, May 25, 2016, 4:02 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Congress, sitting in a joint session as the National Board of Canvassers, on Wednesday (May 25) did not consent to the request of former Rep. Didagen Dilangalen, lawyer of Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr., for a separate canvassing of votes for president and vice president.

Death squads very much in business as Duterte gets set for presidency Wed, May 25, 2016, 1:55 PM | Andrew R.C. Marshall and Manuel Mogato, Reuters Reuters interviewed the families of four victims, one of whom was a 15-year-old, murdered in the past nine months, even as Rodrigo Duterte campaigned for the presidency. All four killings bore the hallmarks of a loose-knit group that the locals call the Davao Death Squad.

SOUTH CHINA SEA | Beijing lines up diplomatic allies vs PH's arbitration case Wed, May 25, 2016, 11:30 AM | Ben Dooley, Agence France-Presse Beijing claims 'over 40 countries that have officially endorsed China's position' that the territorial dispute in the South China Sea should be settled through direct negotiations, not actions like the Philippines' case before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.


BUSINESS NEWS

Oil prices push closer to $50, US crude hits highest in seven months Oil prices push closer to $50, US crude hits highest in seven months Oil futures pushed closer to $50 a barrel on Wednesday, with US crude hitting its highest in over seven months after industry data suggested a…

Stung by loss of secrecy at home, Swiss banks run into trouble in Asia Stung by loss of secrecy at home, Swiss banks run into trouble in Asia Regulators' closure of the Swiss BSI bank's Asian outpost for failing in its duty to prevent money-laundering has highlighted the risks of hunting wealthy clients…

President Aquino cites country’s gains from US’ MCC Compact grant President Aquino cites country’s gains from US’ MCC Compact grant President Benigno Aquino III said on Tuesday millions of Filipinos are benefitting from the $434-million grant assistance from the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)…

VIEW MORE BUSINESS ARTICLES

Congress releases national canvass rules Tue, May 24, 2016, 6:02 PM | InterAksyon.com The Senate and House of Representatives jointly released the rules governing this year's national canvass for votes for President and Vice President in the May 9 elections.

Defections, loyalty shifts boost PDP-Laban stature Tue, May 24, 2016, 8:57 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com More lawmakers and local officials are leaving their respective political parties and shifting loyalty to the one that carried the candidacy of Rodrigo Duterte, whose proclamation as the winner in the presidential race all but awaits just a formal ceremony by Congress.

Meeting party-list bloc, Alvarez pushes death penalty, lower age for criminal liability Wed, May 25, 2016, 3:18 PM| Lira Dalangin Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Incoming Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday rallied his colleagues at the House of Representatives to act swiftly in passing measures to address the 'crisis' in peace and order.

UNA joins calls for forensic examination of poll management system Wed, May 25, 2016, 12:58 PM| InterAksyon.com The United Nationalist Alliance joined calls for the Commission on Elections to undertake a forensic examination of the election management system used in the May 9 elections.

WITH VIDEO | OFW saved from Saudi death row is back home Wed, May 25, 2016, 12:10 PM| Richie Lopa, InterAksyon.com (text, photo and video) (UPDATE - 12:26 p.m.) An overseas Filipino worker saved from death row in Saudi Arabia arrived in the country Wednesday morning.

WATCH | Bongbong thanks Duterte for favoring FM's burial at Libingan ng mga Bayani Tue, May 24, 2016, 6:46 PM| InterAksyon.com | Ina Zara, News5 | With PNA Sen. Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. on Tuesday expressed deep appreciation to incoming president Rodrigo Duterte's remarks favoring the burial of his late father and namesake at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

WATCH | Drug overdose eyed as cause of five deaths in concert Mon, May 23, 2016, 11:13 PM| Kaye Imson, News5 Drug overdose is one of the angles that the National Bureau of Investigation is looking into in connection with the death of five individuals who attended the Closeup Forever Summer open-air concert at SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds in Pasay City on Saturday, May 21.

INTERVIEW | For malunggay anti-tumor research, Cebu lass wins award at Intel science fair Tue, May 24, 2016, 8:42 PM| Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Arianwen Rollan, a 17-year old student of Cebu City National High School, wins the First Award presented by the Qatar Foundation for Research and Development in Medical Science at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

 
NATIONAL
Loading content...
MORE NATIONAL ARTICLES
WORLD
Loading content...
MORE WORLD ARTICLES
ENTERTAINMENT
Loading content...
MORE ENTERTAINMENT ARTICLES
INFOTEK
Loading content...
MORE INFOTEK ARTICLES
MOTORING
Loading content...
MORE MOTORING ARTICLES
LIFESTYLE
Loading content...
MORE LIFESTYLE ARTICLES