‘On The Job’ mini-series spawns film sequel

'On The Job Part 2' will premiere exclusively on Hooq in August, to be followed by the five-part mini-series announced last November.

Gina Lopez willing to attend 5th round of peace talks with NDF – if...

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez said she is willing to attend the fifth round of formal negotiations between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines next month as suggested by Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Ma. Sison with one caveat: if she is confirmed by the Commission on Appointments.

After 10 years, canines used for cruel dogfights get justice

Ten years after a hard-fought case, a local court in Antipolo finally issued a decision finding two men guilty of animal cruelty for staging a dog fight in March 2007. The wounded pit bulls survived, were adopted, and lived happily with their new masters. The died two years ago, however, before justice could be had.

Inflation seen to rise only until Q3 2017 – BSP exec

The rate of price increases in the Philippines is seen to sustain its within-target rise until the third quarter of 2017, a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) official said Friday.

In shadow of China’s reef city, Philippines seeks upgrade for Pagasa island patriots

Subi symbolizes China's increasingly assertive claim to most of the South China Sea, a claim it reinforces in building manmade islands from dredged sand and equipping them with runways, hangars and surface-to-air-missiles. For the 37 Filipino families who call Thitu (Pagasa) their home, however, life is basic with just a few buildings, no television or internet, and no shops or street-side eateries.

SEC clears Cebu Landmasters’ P3.8-B IPO

Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI), Metro Cebu’s leading local housing developer, has obtained the Securities and Exchange Commission's clearance for its P3.8-billion initial public offering to support its expansion plans.
Defense Sec Delfin Lorenza on Pagasa Islang, Spratlys

Lorenzana brushes off Chinese radioed challenge on approach to Pagasa Island

Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana on Friday flew to Pagasa Island, also known as Thitu Island, off Palawan Province about halfway to the...

PSEi up again, PH peso firm vs. US dollar

The Philippines' main stock index on Friday posted a second consecutive day of improvement while the peso finished the week little changed ahead of the French elections this weekend.

First barge terminal rising in Cavite soon, to ease Metro Manila traffic

To further decongest Metro Manila traffic and effectively maximize the use of the country’s nautical highways, the Department of Transportation and the International Container Services, Inc. broke ground Friday (April 21) for the Philippine’s first container Roll-on Roll-off (RORO) Barge Terminal.

Du30, touring warship in Manila: Russians are with me, so I should not be...

One month before President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to Russia, he had a glimpse of something Russian right in Manila: the guided missile cruiser Varyag at the Port of Manila Friday afternoon.
top 5 recyclable items

TRASH FOR CASH | Head for the mall on Earth Day with these 5...

News5-InterAksyon Earth Day will be marked globally on Saturday, April 22. SM Supermalls is inviting everyone to bring recylables or trash in exchange for cash...

TNT win streak up to five games after rout of GlobalPort

The TNT KaTropa continued to roll in the Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup after cruising to a 21-point blowout of the GlobalPort Batang Pier, 109-88, on Friday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
La Mesa reservoir

WATCH | La Mesa reservoir under Code Red status

Shyla Francisco, News5 Officials at La Mesa Reservoir in Quezon City, the principal source of water supply for the National Capital Region (NCR), have declared...

Groups hold simultaneous environmental protests in Butuan, Surigao City, Cantilan

Erwin M. Mascariñas, News5-InterAksyon Butuan City - Militant, church and indigenous people (IP) groups from the four component provinces of the Caraga Region held a...

McKay posts 42 and 22, Jazul clutch vs former team as Phoenix beats undermanned...

Phoenix import Jameel McKay put together an impressive performance while recent acquisition RJ Jazul made some crucial plays in the clutch as the Fuel...