Senate suspends Enrile 01-Sep-14, 12:45 PM |

Veteran community journalist Dino Balabo dies at 45 01-Sep-14, 4:30 PM | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Maguindanao flashfloods claim another life 01-Sep-14, 3:57 PM | Dennis Arcon,

Car bomb found at NAIA3, four suspects arrested - authorities 01-Sep-14, 10:15 AM | Eric B. Apolonio, (UPDATE2, 3:18 p.m.) Four people were arrested after a bomb was found in a van parked at Manila's international airport, authorities said Monday, as security at all NAIA terminals was beefed up.

Senate suspends Enrile 01-Sep-14, 12:45 PM | Effective today, Sept. 1, detained senator Juan Ponce Enrile is suspended by the Senate for 90 days, Senate President Frank Drilon said Monday.

Container yard use at Manila's ports returns near capacity amid overstaying cargo 01-Sep-14, 7:27 AM | Darwin G. Amojelar, PPA has given importers to clear their overstaying cargo by September 8.


Tbill yields align with secondary market rates Tbill yields align with secondary market rates The Bureau of Treasury stuck to its borrowing program despite oversubscription.

Aboitiz holding firm raises fresh funds from treasury sale Aboitiz holding firm raises fresh funds from treasury sale Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc has raised nearly P600 million from the sale of 10.76 million treasury shares at P55.25 apiece last Friday.

Local stocks break two-day slump Local stocks break two-day slump Philippine share prices advanced on Monday, breaking a two-day slump as the benchmark index re-tested the 7,100-level.


KA-TAPANG | Now it can be told: PH peacekeepers ignored UN commander's order to yield 01-Sep-14, 6:08 PM | Jaime Sinapit, What was billed as 'the greatest escape' by 40 Filipino peacekeepers who broke through the encirclement of Syrian rebels at the Golan Heights Saturday almost never happened - thanks to an order to 'surrender' their firearms, given by an UNDOF commander, which the Filipinos ignored.

SA AYALA STATION NA NAKAUPO | PNoy spokespersons take MRT Rush Hour Challenge 01-Sep-14, 4:47 PM | InterAksyon | Roices Naguit, News5 The spokespersons of President Benigno Aquino III took the MRT Rush Hour Challenge days after netizens dared government officials to ride the Metro Rail Transit-3 so they can experience the hardships being endured by commuters daily going to and from work.

DOTC to bid out maintenance contract for MRT-3 01-Sep-14, 8:41 AM| Azer N. Parrocha, Philippines News Agency The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is set to bid out a P2.25-billion three-year contract for maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3.

Reso draft on term extension ready, but Erice says to await OK of economic Cha-cha 01-Sep-14, 2:49 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, Caloocan Representative Edgar Erice on Monday said he was ready with the draft of the resolution pushing for longer terms in office of elected officials, but said that he would file it only after the approval of the economic Charter change resolution in the House of Representatives.

What happens to 86,000 college teachers expected to lose jobs in first 2 years of K-12? 01-Sep-14, 9:04 AM| Philippines News Agency What happens to the estimated 86,000 college teachers who are expected to lose their jobs during the first two years of implementation of the K-12 program?

JOBS SCAM | Online recruiters use names of reputable firms, then require processing fees 31-Aug-14, 11:58 PM| Jet Villa, Despite earlier warnings, Filipinos continue to be victimized by online scammers who promise bogus jobs in Europe, prompting the POEA to warn overseas applicants to be wary of employment offers through the Internet.

HK activists promise civil disobedience campaign vs China-backed candidates 01-Sep-14, 3:20 AM| Dennis Chong, Agence France-Presse Hong Kong democracy activists vowed Sunday to embark on an "era of civil disobedience" including mass sit-ins after China announced rules giving it control over candidates in the city's next leadership election.

BUDGET WATCH | P1.1-M PWD funds for Taguig in DOLE budget triggers call for GPB details 01-Sep-14, 6:55 PM| Ernie Reyes, Another vaunted reform in the budget process - the renamed "Grassroots Participatory Budgeting' - has come under scrutiny after over P1-million in GPB-tagged funds tucked into the DOLE 2015 outlay was questioned Monday because Taguig's status as a 'poor' locality was put in doubt.

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