Archive for November, 2006

Pekeng Con-Ass

Nasisira na yata ang ulo nitong si Gloria Arroyo kung akala niyang makalusot itong ginagawa niyang paglapastangan sa Constitution para lamang siyang manatili sa kapangyarihan. Kung sabagay matagal nang labag sa batas ang mga ginagawa ni Arroyo. Ngunit ang pinaka garapal na kanyang sinusulong ngayon ay ang sapilitan na pagpapalit ng Constitution sa susunod na […]

November 30, 2006   Posted in: Web Links  293 Comments

The colorful language of Mike and Mikey Arroyo

My friend Tita Valderama, congressional reporter of the Times Journal, was seated behind Mike Arroyo, Mikey Arroyo and their lawyer, Jesus Santos during yesterday’s hearing of the Ethics Committee on the motion by Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano to dismiss the expulsion case filed against him by Mike Arroyo in connection with an alleged account in […]

November 29, 2006   Posted in: General  130 Comments

Gloria’s “final push”:scrap May elections, Nov polls for parliament

The closer the time of reckoning (May 2007 elections), the more desperate Gloria Arroyo and her minions become. Rejected twice by the Supreme Court for their fake People’s Initiative and unable to get majority of the senators to agree to a Constitutional Assembly to change the Constitution, Arroyo now wants to just change the Constitution […]

November 29, 2006   Posted in: General  337 Comments

Hindi nakakatawa

Sabi ni AFP spokesman Maj. Gen. Jose Angel Honrado na hindi raw dapat mag-alala ang mga military officials na lilitisin sa court martial dahil iyon raw ay magiging makatarungan. “Ito and proseso na sasala kung sino ang guilty at ang hindi guilty. Ito ang tamang korte para magpatunay kung sino talaga ang inosente at kung […]

November 28, 2006   Posted in: Feb '06, Military, Web Links  92 Comments

Ibsen’s ‘Enemy of the People’

It’s a tribute to Henrik Ibsen that his writings continue to be relevant and provocative today as they were more than a hundred years ago. In commemoration of one hundred years after the passing of Norway’s most famous playwright, the Norwegian embassy in Manila held a special screening last Wednesday of a modern adaptation of […]

November 27, 2006   Posted in: Malaya  114 Comments

“Bebot” scores

(The first time I saw the Black Eyed Peas singing “Bebot” on MTV, I asked my nephew if it was a special Manila performance and he said it’s part of the BEP’s album. I must say it’s a fun song. Here’s an article in the Los Angeles Times on “Bebot” describing it as a “surprise […]

November 26, 2006   Posted in: General  169 Comments

Ang baho ng pangalang Arroyo

May rason naman para magsaya ang oposisyon sa resulta ng pinakahuling survey ng Pulse Asia sa mga senatoriables sa May 2007 eleksyon. Ang nasa top 12 ay mga personalidad na masasabing naka-linya sa oposisyon. Ito ang nangunguna sa senatorial race sa ngayon: Loren Legarda; Panfilo M. Lacson; Francis N. Pangilinan; Manuel B. Villar, Jr.; Alan […]

November 26, 2006   Posted in: Web Links  97 Comments

Soprano Camille Lopez Molina

(Following is an article by Pablo Tariman on soprano Camille Lopez Molina who will be performing with tenor Otoniel Gonzaga and Dulce on Dec. 9 at the Philamlife Theatre, 8 p.m. (For tickets: P3,000 for orchestra seats and P2,000 for loge please call 900-70-23 or 0906-5104-270.) A couple of weeks from now, soprano Camille Lopez […]

November 25, 2006   Posted in: General  302 Comments

Bolante planning a Jakarta trip?

Lawyer Harry Roque said they have received reliable information that former Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante has made arrangements to go to Jakarta, Indonesia next month to meet a Pakistani Rotarian/businessman. Bolante was the treasurer of Rotary International. He was arrested last July 7 at the Los Angeles airport for attempting to the enter the […]

November 25, 2006   Posted in: General  75 Comments

Gloria Arroyo back at St. Luke’s hospital “for routine checkup”

(The following article is from For the third time this year, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was brought to a Quezon City hospital on Saturday where will stay until Sunday for what Malacañang officials and her attending physician called a long-overdue “routine” checkup. “There is nothing to worry about,” said Dr Julieta Cervantes, Mrs Arroyo’s […]

November 25, 2006   Posted in: General  306 Comments