EDITORIAL | Beware the Parade of Little Digongs Thu, May 26, 2016, 8:18 AM | InterAksyon.com
HEALTH 'NIGHTMARE' | US reports first case of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics Fri, May 27, 2016, 7:24 AM | Ransdell Pierson, Reuters
Pnoy sets sweeping review of PHL energy policy; reliance on coal to be cut Fri, May 27, 2016, 12:58 AM | InterAksyon.com
WATCH | Duterte may work in Palace but go home to Davao City, says Panelo Thu, May 26, 2016, 4:06 PM | InterAksyon.com | Radyo5
ASEAN defense ministers sign joint declaration to combat terrorism Thu, May 26, 2016, 10:31 PM | Philippines News Agency | Bernama
New president, VP could be proclaimed by May 31 or June 1: Pimentel Thu, May 26, 2016, 4:51 PM | Lira Dalangin Fernandez and Chad de Guzman, InterAksyon.com The country will have a newly-proclaimed president and vice president by May 31 or June 1, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, one of the heads of the joint canvassing committee, said Thursday as the work of the National Board of Canvassers entered its second day.
Pnoy sets sweeping review of PHL energy policy; reliance on coal to be cut Fri, May 27, 2016, 12:58 AM | InterAksyon.com As the country transitions to a new administration, expect a sea change in the national energy policy, specifically, a reduction in reliance on coal, despite the recent approvals of coal-fired projects.
Duterte to face early test over food security Fri, May 27, 2016, 12:27 PM | Enrico Dela Cruz, Reuters While the elections were dominated by talk about crushing crime, incoming president Rodrigo Duterte faces another critical early test: ensuring there is enough rice for the country's more than 100 million people.
BREAKING NEWS as of Fri, May 27, 2016, 4:17 PM ENGINE FIRE | 300 passengers evacuated from Korean Air plane at Tokyo airportMarcos lawyer demands Smartmatic explanation over 'discrepancies' in COC transmissionSC to tackle Arroyo's house arrest bid next weekDuterte to face early test over food securityNGCP sets 9-hour power interruption in Isabela Saturday2 women PNP officials fired, charged over alleged medical scamSouth Korea fires warning shots after boats from North cross sea borderDuterte urged to review defense pacts with US on VFA 17th anniversaryG7 'concerned' by situation in East, South China seas4 drug suspects killed in Bulacan shootoutManila gets plant that treats water from estero, wet marketReelected Negros Occidental mayor diesFrom hardy pigs to super-crops, gene editing poses new EU dilemmaPNoy accuses China of breaking US-brokered deal on South China Sea outcropTurkish goodwill ambassador quits UNESCO to protest 'hypocrisy'
COCKTALES | Sleeper Dominguez stock soars to speculative high amid Duterte appointment A hardly-traded stock, PTFC, has surged and hit the price ceiling in four trading days since May 11 after incoming President Rodrigo Duterte announced that…
Pnoy sets sweeping review of PHL energy policy; reliance on coal to be cut As the country transitions to a new administration, expect a sea change in the national energy policy, specifically, a reduction in reliance on coal, despite…
In Ecuador cyber heist, thieves moved $9 million to 23 Hong Kong firms Cyber thieves who stole $12 million from an Ecuadorian bank in 2015 routed the funds through 23 companies registered in Hong Kong, some of them…
Oil prices jump above $50 for first time this year Duterte vows economic growth outside of 'dead' Philippine capital Aquino unveils P3.3-B water transmission project in Bulacan 2GO posts P412M, 37% profit growth in Q1 2016 Apple supplier in China replaces 60,000 employees with robots Jollibee to pour P260 million into poultry processing plant project with Cargill Aquino signs law giving more protection to 50 million deposit account holders
DAY 2 OF CANVASSING | Robredo trims Marcos' lead in official tally Fri, May 27, 2016, 12:35 AM | Tricia Aquino, Chad de Guzman and Loreen Ordono, InterAksyon.com Although Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s votes surged during Thursday’s canvassing by Congress, leading over his closest vice presidential rival Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo by as much as two million votes at one point, these were trimmed to just over 80,000 by day’s end.
China aircraft intercept violated 2015 agreement - US Fri, May 27, 2016, 7:45 AM | Idrees Ali, Reuters The Pentagon has concluded that an intercept of a US military aircraft by Chinese fighter jets last week over the South China Sea violated an agreement the two governments signed last year, a US defense official said on Thursday.
WATCH | Panelo wants three presidential communications offices merged Thu, May 26, 2016, 5:41 PM| InterAksyon.com | Radyo5 Lawyer Salvador Panelo, picked by incoming President Rodrigo Duterte as his press secretary, would want to collapse into one office three presidential communications units.
WATCH | Duterte impressed by 10 recommendations of CPP for government posts Thu, May 26, 2016, 9:57 PM| InterAksyon.com | Jun Loyola, News5 Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte says he's impressed with the credentials of the people that the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) recommended for appointment to government posts.
Jardeleza high court's richest, Leonen is poorest justice, per 2015 SALNs Fri, May 27, 2016, 12:07 AM| Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com With a quarter of a billion pesos in net worth, Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza remains the richest member of the Supreme Court, while Associate Justice Marvic Leonen is still the “poorest,” with a net worth that is less than a hundredth of that, or P2,265,166.45.
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.
Chaotic urbanization puts cities in harm's way - UN Fri, May 27, 2016, 7:38 AM| Megan Rowling, Thomson Reuters Foundation The risk of man-made and natural disasters hitting fast-growing cities is rising, and national governments must do more to help municipal authorities protect residents through better planning, the head of the UN agency for human settlements said.
HEALTH 'NIGHTMARE' | US reports first case of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics Fri, May 27, 2016, 7:24 AM| Ransdell Pierson, Reuters US health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads.
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