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More doubts on Tiu claim - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANILA, Philippines–Senators Alan Peter Cayetano, Antonio Trillanes IV and the blue ribbon subcommittee chair, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III, continued to doubt Antonio Tiu's claim of ownership, especially after he submitted Thursday a one-page ...
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Gov't urges workers: Leave Ebola-hit Africa

Philippine Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - The government yesterday urged overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to leave Ebola-hit West African nations, as it announced that anyone who returned would be placed under a 21-day quarantine.
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Miriam: Flavier was my best friend

ABS CBN News - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANILA -- Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago joined government officials in mourning the death of former senator and Health Secretary Juan Flavier, who Santiago revealed was her closest friend in the upper chamber.
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Stopping Ebola: Mali Matters, Maine and Manhattan Don't

Businessweek - ‎20 minutes ago‎
This has been an attention-grabbing week for Ebola in America. Starting with the diagnosis last Thursday of Dr. Craig Spencer, a physician who returned to New York City from West Africa, and continuing with the involuntary quarantine in New Jersey of Kaci ...
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PNoy finally signs P167.9-B Yolanda rehab master plan

Manila Bulletin - ‎2 hours ago‎
Almost a year after super-typhoon Yolanda left a wide swath of death and destruction in the country, President Aquino has finally approved the P167.9-billion rehabilitation master plan for storm-hit communities.
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Palace: Half-day work for gov't employees Friday

ABS CBN News - ‎5 hours ago‎
MANILA - Work in government offices on Friday, October 31, 2014, will be half-day, the Palace said Thursday night. In a memorandum circular signed by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Jr.
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Sandiganbayan junks Jinggoy's furlough

Philippine Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - The Sandiganbayan has denied the request of detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada to be allowed to visit his departed relatives on All Saints' Day.
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Gay rights in Singapore

The Economist (blog) - ‎40 minutes ago‎
A FOUR-YEAR battle ended yesterday, when Singapore's highest court upheld the constitutionality of Section 377(a) of the country's penal code, which renders any man convicted of committing "or abet[ting] the commission of...any act of gross indecency" with ...
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Police Gun Down Two Men Believed To Be Sulu Rebels

Bernama - ‎1 hour ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 (Bernama) -- The police shot dead two men, suspected to be members of the Sulu Rebel Army and the 'driving force' behind the recruitment of new members, in the vicinity of a shophouse in Penampang Baru, Sabah today.
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The Temple Mount has gone mainstream

Haaretz - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Those like Yehuda Glick, who seek a return to Judaism's holiest site, are dismissed at our own peril. By Anshel Pfeffer | Oct. 30, 2014 | 5:43 PM.
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Zambia president to be buried November 11

Capital FM Kenya - ‎1 hour ago‎
LUSAKA, Oct 30 - Zambian president Michael Sata, who died in London this week, will be buried in Lusaka on November 11, after the repatriation of his remains, the government announced Thursday.
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Education Key to Ending Child Labour: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi

NDTV - ‎50 minutes ago‎
New Delhi: Nobel laureate and child rights champion Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday said governments around the world "must invest" more on education to eradicate child labour and "build a peaceful society".
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Abaya to LTFRB: 'Work with Uber, modernize rules'

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE TRANSPORTATION department wants the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to work with ride-sharing service Uber to modernize transportation rules, a Cabinet official said.

Renewable energy subsidy OKd - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The feed-in-tariff scheme created to grant incentives to renewable energy (RE) projects is now set for implementation, as the Energy Regulatory Commission approved the FIT allowance application of fund administrator National Transmission Corp.

Ayala raises P13.5B via shares sale - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Conglomerate Ayala Corp. raised P13.5 billion through the sale of preferred shares, with proceeds to be used to refinance debts as the company seeks to expand its infrastructure and power portfolios.

Holcim sets sights on Lafarge's assets - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Holcim Philippines Inc. is finalizing an offer for select cement-making and related businesses of Lafarge Republic Inc., ahead of a $40-billion global merger between their parent companies.
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Globe to bring iPhone 6 to Philippines on 14 November

Telecompaper (subscription) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Philippines operator Globe Telecom will launch Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for prepay and postpaid customers. Globe will offer the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.
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Tim Cook's pride may expand corporate talent pool

Reuters Blogs (blog) - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Tim Cook's pride may expand the corporate talent pool. The Apple chief executive's decision to speak publicly about being gay should help advance the slow march toward acceptance.

MMDA opens zipper lane for Undas

Philippine Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - In a bid to make travel to the airports faster for the All Souls Day rush, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday opened a “zipper lane” along the southbound lane of Tramo Road in Pasay City.

PBA to bring in Asian imports in 3rd conference

ABS CBN News - ‎5 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) has given the green light for the entry of Asian imports into the league to add more flavor to the games.
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'Real goodness' in second marriages and co-habiting relationships, Nichols says ...

The Tablet (subscription) - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said that cohabiting couples and those in second marriages often demonstrate lives of “real goodness” in a pastoral letter to mark the end of the Synod on the Family.
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Anne Curtis stars in her 1 st international movie

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎3 hours ago‎
AFTER making it big in the local movie scene with blockbusters like 2010's Babe I Love You, 2011's No Other Woman, and 2012's A Secret Affair, actress Anne Curtis is appearing in her first international movie -- which is also the first time the public will see ...

The dirty sex secrets of harvester ants

GMA News - ‎7 hours ago‎
The red queen in the middle is mating with the upside-down male on the right. Their copulatory organs are locked in place, so the male can completely let go of the queen with his legs and still be firmly attached.
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$3 Billion Raised for Disappearing Aral Sea

The Moscow Times - ‎38 minutes ago‎
WikicommonsExperts say nothing short of rerouting the great Siberian rivers southward can salvage the Aral. Global donors contributed $2.9 billion to mitigate the disastrous consequences of the drying up of the Aral Sea in Central Asia, RIA Novosti said ...
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DOH on code white alert beginning Friday

Sun.Star - ‎9 hours ago‎
BEGINNING Friday, all hospitals under the Department of Health (DOH) will be placed on Code White Alert. DOH Acting Secretary Janette Garin said they are already raising the Code White Alert on the eve of the observance of All Saints' Day.

Braving drizzles, nurses march in Baguio for their salary, health issues

InterAksyon - ‎10 hours ago‎
Leaders of nursing groups in the Cordillera, in a press conference in Baguio City on Wednesday (Oct. 29), explain to reporters the situation of health workers, as part of their commemoration of Nursing Week.
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