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Prelates call for a stop to large-scale mining operations; repeal of mining law

Prelates call for a stop to large-scale mining operations; repeal of mining law

By Janice M. Cave MANILA, Philippines – Calling mining operations as unethical, a group of Roman Catholic and Protestant prelates has urged government to repeal the mining law and to…

PH foreign debt reached US$ 61.4 billion – BSP

MANILA, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Friday reported the rise in the country’s outstanding external debt in the second quarter of 2011 but BSP Governor Amando…

SUCs nationwide launch strike vs. P24 billion lack in funds

SUCs nationwide launch strike vs. P24 billion lack in funds

MANILA, Philippines – Prayer rallies, noise barrages, white ribbon wearing, mass planking, stop dance, parade of colors – some of the activities launched by State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) today…

Gov’t mining moratorium should stay until Congress finishes new law – Casiño

Gov’t mining moratorium should stay until Congress finishes new law – Casiño

MANILA, Philippines – Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño today called on the Aquino administration to hold its horses” with regard to its intent to lift the moratorium on the acceptance…

Youth solon backs call for higher chalk allowance, basic education budget

Youth solon backs call for higher chalk allowance, basic education budget

Joining calls for an increase in the chalk allowance of public school teachers on today’s House plenary debates on the budget of the Department of Education (DepEd), Kabataan Rep. Raymond…

Macario Sakay marks 104th year death anniversary

Macario Sakay marks 104th year death anniversary

On September 13, 1907, Macario Sakay, revolutionary leader and among the last of the Filipino resistance fighters to surrender to the Americans, was hanged inside the Old Bilibid Prison in…

Shamcey Supsup is third runner-up in Miss Universe 2011; Miss Angola wins crown

Shamcey Supsup is third runner-up in Miss Universe 2011; Miss Angola wins crown

InterAksyon.com Fan-favorite Miss Philippines Universe Shamcey Suspsup placed third runner-up in the Miss Universe competitions, joining the entourage of Miss Universe 2011, Miss Angola Leila Lopes. Supsup, an alumna of…

Unified Transport Strike tuloy, diyalogo na pinatawag ni PNoy insincere – Piston

Unified Transport Strike tuloy, diyalogo na pinatawag ni PNoy insincere – Piston

Diyalogo na pinatawag ni PNoy sa transport groups sa September 14, tinawag ng PISTON na insincere, inconsistent at merong bad faith. Panggagapang ito ng Malacanang upang linlangin, bolahin at hatiin…

Religious, cause-oriented groups mark 10th anniversary of 9-11

Religious, cause-oriented groups mark 10th anniversary of 9-11

MANILA, Philippines – Various groups from different faiths joined cause-oriented groups in observing the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks of 2001 which claimed nearly 3,000 lives in the…

Bishop Pabillo, Senator Koko join call for higher SUCs budget

Bishop Pabillo, Senator Koko join call for higher SUCs budget

MANILA, Philippines – Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo and Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III today linked arms with Kabataan Party-list Rep. Raymond “Mong” Palatino and national youth groups in calling…