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Philippine Daily InquirerPhilippine Daily Inquirer




  • Ayala Land bares more investments
    PROPERTY giant Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) bared its plans for more investments in Negros Occidental aside from the P6-billion proposed development in the 7.7- hectare provincial government pr...
  • Creba asks SP to defer hike in land valuation
    THE Chamber of Real Estate Builders Association (Creba) Inc.-Negros Occidental Chapter through its president Eduardo Suatengco recommended to the City Council of Bacolod to defer the app...
  • Capitol extends P400,000 in aid to tornado victims
    THE Provincial Government of Negros Occidental through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) extended financial assistance to the families affected by a whirlwind ...
  • P18M allotted for construction, repair of 23 schools
    A TOTAL of P18 million in Special Education Fund (SEF) has been allocated by the Local School Board of Bacolod City for the construction and repair of school buildings in 23 public schoo...
  • Bacolod mayor coordinating with DOH on Ebola response
    MAYOR Monico Puentevella said that he wants Bacolod City to be prepared against Ebola. “We want our city to be prepared against Ebola because if this will hit Bacolod City and its people...

Yahoo! NewsYahoo! News

Philippine TimesPhilippine Times

  • Carey to spend 115000 pounds on dogs holiday
    Singer Mariah Carey is set to splash out 100,000 pounds to charter a private jet to fly her eight dogs to Britain for a holiday, and she has plans to shell out more for their luxury. The ...
  • Now coming Spider-Woman
    If all goes as planned, some girl power may be coming to add weight to the Hollywood's "Spider-Man" franchise. Sony Pictures is said to be planning to expand the franchise by recruiting o...
  • Daniel Radcliffe wants to star in Sharknado
    Actor Daniel Radcliffe wishes to star in "Sharknado 3". The "Harry Potter" star is a big fan of the TV movie franchise and he would be delighted to make a cameo appearance in the next fil...
  • US-Africa ties get $30 bn boost
    Commitments worth over $30 billion were announced at the first US-Africa summit to boost economic ties between the world's largest economy and the continent, the White House said Tuesday....
  • Fox abandons takeover pursuit of Time Warner
    NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has decided not to pursue its $80 billion takeover offer for Time Warner, after being unable to convince rival media giant to begin merger ta...


  • Payatas, poverty, and the peanut butter project
    By Jodesz Gavilan/ – Whenever the word “Payatas” comes up in a conversation, an image of garbage-filled landfills and shanties of indigent families mostly comes to mind. ...
  • Palawan is world’s top island; Boracay 12th
    By Cherry Salazar/ – Palawan has been judged No.1 and Boracay No.12 among the Top 30 Islands in the World, based on a survey by international travel magazine Condé Nast ...
  • 15-year-old Pinay wins ‘X Factor Australia’
    via - It’s Rose Fostanes all over again! Fifteen-year-old Marlisa Punzalan on Monday capped her stellar run on Australia’s edition of “The X Factor”...
  • Valerie Weigmann crowned Miss World Philippines 2014
    By Chuck Smith/ – Valerie Weigmann was crowned Miss World Philippines 2014 at the SM MOA Arena in Pasay City on Sunday night. The 24-year-old Weigmann, who bested 25 oth...
  • 9TV is CNN Philippines
    via - Radio Philippines Network channel 9 (RPN9) has acquired international cable news channel CNN’s brand. With the partnership, the 9TV network, formerly Solar News, w...



Asian JournalAsian Journal

  • Scream and shout
    Filipinos love a good scare. There are World War II-related sites like Bataan and Corregidor, Manila Film Center and cemeteries. At the University of Sto. Tomas and the Manila Bulletin of...
  • Chino, ‘the Cecile Licad of the violin’
    He’s 24 years old, speaks five languages, plays the violin with the range of emotions of a 40-year-old virtuoso, and is a wiz in math. Listen to what other musicians have to say about Chi...
  • In Memoriam: Oscar de la Renta
    Friend. Mentor. Inspiration. Someone who took pleasure in his designs—and the women who wore them—up until the very end of his life. That is how fashion world notables recalled Oscar de l...
  • Ebola scare hits Miss Earth pageant
    Several candidates from Africa have withdrawn from the 14th Miss Earth beauty pageant set for November 29, 2014, at the newly refurbished University of the Philippines (UP) Theater in Dil...
  • Mystical Siquijor of Witchcraft and the Black Maria
    Twilight slowly crept upon the town of Maria in Siquijor.  Dry leaves crunched loudly beneath my soles, disturbing the eerily silent afternoon. My feet led me to a decrepit stone church s...

BBC News (Asia Pacific) (Asia) (Asia)

  • Uniting Hong Kong's refugees
    On a promenade that runs along Hong Kong's harbor, crowds of tourists jostle for their chance to photograph the city's spectacular skyline.
  • Helping the poor in Hong Kong
    William Yu is trying to improve the quality of life for thousands in Hong Kong living in sub-divided flats.
  • Kicking out prejudice
    By championing football for girls, Bhabani Munda is fighting prejudice in India.
  • Astonishing origami
    When origami enthusiast Uyen Nguyen discusses her art, you quickly understand that it is about a lot more than folding paper.
  • China's outrageous hotel designs
    Proving once again that anything goes in China when it comes to design, the country's latest hotels are nothing short of incredible

Wall Street Journal (Asia)Wall Street Journal (Asia)

  • Hong Kong Readies for Protester Vote
    Hong Kong was calm ahead of a two-day vote to be held by protest leaders seeking a mandate for their pro-democracy movement, which has clogged the city’s main arteries for almost a month....
  • Pyongyang Seen Closer to Nuclear Missile
    North Korea probably has the capability to produce a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a rocket, a top U.S. commander said Friday, moving it closer to building a nuclear missile.image
  • Do You Have What It Takes to Go Into Space? (Probably)
    With pioneering companies like Space Adventures, Virgin Galactic and XCOR vying to launch average folks skyward, it seems like almost anyone can have the right stuff.image
  • Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball
    Indonesian prosecutors are increasingly bringing criminal charges against employees of large companies for allegedly causing losses to the state, a development that is chilling the busine...
  • Japan Market Access Still Hurdle for TPP Trade Deal
    Japan will come under renewed pressure to further open up its automotive and agriculture industries to global trade during Trans-Pacific Partnership talks in Sydney over coming days.image

Al Jazeera (Asia)Al Jazeera (Asia)

Financial Times (Asia)Financial Times (Asia)


Asian InvestorAsian Investor

  • Weekly roundup of people news, Oct 24
    FWD names investment head; Blackstone adds property trio; StanChart PB continues reshuffle; Loomis Sayles creates institutional services role; MVision expands HK team; and Kirkland appoin...
  • Ex-Chong Hing exec banned, jailed in HK
    Yan Chee-yung has been given a three-year sentence and a HK$6.9 million fine and banned from re-entering the industry for life by Hong Kong's securities regulator for theft of clients' mo...
  • China’s CIC suffers CEO reshuffle, again
    China Investment Corporation loses its chairman and CEO Ding Xuedong to CICC in a reshuffle. It comes just a year after predecessor Lou Jiwei was shifted to finance minister.
  • Asian family offices lag on returns: report
    This is despite them spending a bigger share of their assets on investment activities than their peers elsewhere, according to research by Campden Wealth and UBS.
  • China expertise not just about China
    Fund managers adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach to adding China to portfolios are putting broader mandates at risk, says MSCI’s Chris Ryan.


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