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The Iglesia on its 100th anniversary

Tempo - ‎1 hour ago‎
It was a most impressive sight that greeted President Benigno S. Aquino III when he addressed the inauguration rites for the Iglesia ni Cristo's Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan - 55,000 people in one huge assembly hall, a crowd 50 times bigger than the ...
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Clearer Napoles jail order sought

Manila Standard Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE Palace expressed hope on Saturday that the confusion over the transfer of businesswoman Janet Napoles from the Fort Sto. Domingo in Sta.

Humanitarian truce underway in Gaza fighting

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
July 26, 2014 5:53 AM EDT - A 12-hour humanitarian truce began on Saturday after Israel and Palestinian militant groups agreed to appeals by the U.N.
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Malaysian PM to travel to Netherlands

The Hindu - ‎6 hours ago‎
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will travel to the Netherlands on Wednesday next to discuss the downed Malaysia Airlines jet with his Dutch counterpart.
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Here's what businessmen want to hear from PNoy's SONA

InterAksyon - ‎33 minutes ago‎
MANILA - What do businessmen want to hear from President Benigno Aquino III's fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA)? InterAksyon.
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COMMENTARY | 6 things we learned from Senate hearing on DAP

InterAksyon - ‎11 hours ago‎
MANILA - (Last July 24, the Senate Committee on Finance, chaired by Sen. Chiz Escudero, held a marathon hearing lasting over six hours on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), with the declared intent of getting key officials like Budget Sec.
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Aquino rating 8 points down vs graft

Inquirer.net - ‎15 hours ago‎
Amid controversies surrounding the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), more Filipinos disapprove of the administration's efforts in fighting graft and corruption in government, according to the ...
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Circus Politics Is Alive and Well in the Philippines

Huffington Post (blog)
1 hour ago
Written by
Edsel Tupaz
Anyone familiar with Philippine politics will recognize the circus-like atmosphere that prevails on an ongoing basis, and how that often manifests itself in the judicial arena.
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Personalized Coaching For IPPT

Oye! Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
This Friday it was announced that the Home Team National Servicemen are expected to gain some more help to pass their Individual Physical Proficiency Test( IPPT) through personalized, one-on-one coaching.
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VEP for S'pore-registered vehicles entering Johor to be capped at RM50

TODAYonline - ‎Jul 25, 2014‎
SINGAPORE - The Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) for Singaporean-registered vehicles entering Johor will be capped at RM50 (S$19.50), according to a report in Malaysia's New Straits Times.
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US evacuates embassy in Libya as militias battle for airport

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nearly three years after the fall of the Gaddafi regime, the US joined the UN and most agencies in withdrawing from the capital as Libya continued its slide into lawlessness.
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Last 38 Coffins Arrive At Eindhoven

Bernama - ‎1 hour ago‎
EINDHOVEN (The Netherlands), July 26 (Bernama) -- The last 38 coffins carrying the remains of the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane arrived at the Eindhoven Royal Dutch airbase here on Saturday from Kharkiv, Ukraine.
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EU sanctions Russian intelligence chiefs over Ukraine

Zee News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Brussels: The European Union announced Saturday it had broadened its sanctions against Russia over its role in conflict-torn Ukraine to include the heads of intelligence services.
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85 Syria troops killed in jihadist takeover

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎4 hours ago‎
AT least 85 Syrian soldiers were killed, some of them beheaded, as the jihadist Islamic State took over a base in the northern province of Raqa, a monitoring group said Saturday.
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LRTA awards LRT1 Extension project to MPIC-Ayala tandem

Philippine Star - ‎Jul 25, 2014‎
MANILA, Philippines - The board of the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) has approved the recommendation to award the P65-billion LRT1 Cavite Extension project to the tandem of infrastructure giant Metro Pacific Investments Corp.
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1056 job vacancies at Customs

Philippine Star - ‎Jul 25, 2014‎
MANILA, Philippines - There are over a thousand vacancies at Bureau of Customs (BOC) offices nationwide that need to be filled. Customs Commissioner John Sevilla said they need 1,056 personnel - accountants, administrative officers, lawyers, special ...
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Imports shrank 9.6% to $4.8B in May on lower oil shipments

Inquirer.net - ‎Jul 25, 2014‎
Imports contracted by nearly a tenth in May as the entry of commodities, particularly food and fuel, declined, although officials were hopeful that optimism in the business sector would translate into a recovery next year.
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Viral video: Motorist pulls out gun on taxi driver in EDSA traffic fight

GMA News - ‎5 hours ago‎
A viral video showing a fight in EDSA between a taxi driver and a private motorist is making the rounds on the Internet. Things escalated in the video when the taxi driver pulled out a knife, before the owner of the sports-utility vehicle (SUV) pulled out a gun.
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Your staycation this rainy season

Manila Standard Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
RAINY days are here once again and with the occasional typhoons that leave people with no choice but to stay at home and shun heavy traffic caused by flooding.
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UAAP 77: UST shades Adamson

Tempo - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kent Lao hit a go-ahead free throw with 1.1 seconds left as University of Santo Tomas (UST) squeaked past Adamson, 50-49, for its second straight victory yesterday in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) basketball tournament at the ...
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National U foils Ravena, Ateneo

ABS CBN News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ateneo's Arvin Tolentino gains a rebound against NU. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com. MANILA - National University (NU) succeeded in limiting star player Kiefer Ravena on Saturday to deal Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) its first defeat, ...

INFOGRAPHIC | The State of Poverty

GMA News - ‎51 minutes ago‎
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Study: Massive solar storm barely missed us in 2012

WPTV - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Many came out to volunteer for the 7th annual Treasure Coast Waterway Clean Up Saturday morning. 7th annual Treasure Coast Waterway Clean Up · Santa brings Christmas in July to sick children.
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Japan volcanic isle smoldering and growing

Inquirer.net - ‎Jul 25, 2014‎
TOKYO - A volcanic island off Japan's southern coast continues to smolder with lava flowing from its craters into the sea, new aerial images showed Friday.
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Perks await 100-millionth baby

Manila Standard Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Commission on Population in partnership with government hospitals and birthing center in Cagayan has joined the search for the 100 millionth baby nationwide.
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Killing doctors

Sun.Star - ‎Jul 25, 2014‎
A 71-year-old wheelchair-bound patient shot dead his doctor inside a clinic in a private hospital in Cebu City before shooting himself in the head Thursday morning.
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