Archive for September, 2007

The crime goes back to 2001

Malaya editorial: Scratch my back Administration members of the House reportedly are wary of impeaching Election Chairman Benjamin Abalos because Senate trial on alleged graft in the $3290 million national broadband could show that the corruption trail leads all the way to Malacañang. We are no long surprised by such a display of utter lack […]

September 30, 2007   Posted in: Malaya, Politics  16 Comments

Utak barbed-wire

Madugo ang reaksyon ng mga lider ng Myanmar sa mga rally na palayain si Aung San Suu Kyi,ang lider ng grupo na gusto ang demokrasya sa bansa na ang dating pangalan ay Burma. Maraming patay, kasama na ang isang photographer na Hapon sa mga protest rally na pinangungunahan ng mga Buddhist na monghe, ng pinagbabaril […]

September 30, 2007   Posted in: Web Links  78 Comments

A few good men

The families of detained officers in Camp Capinpin, Tanay unveiled their own efforts to bring out the truth behind the incarceration of the officers whose sterling records put to shame that of their jailors.

September 29, 2007   Posted in: Feb '06, Military  163 Comments

“It’s all in Esperon’s mind” – Miranda et al

Photos of yesterday’s hearing in Camp Capinpin in Tanay. Captions below. Take note of the barbed wire that surrounds the court building. Akala mo Myanmar! By Victor Reyes Officers linked to last year’s failed power grab yesterday said the recent reports of attempts to destabilize the Arroyo government were concocted by the military leadership to […]

September 28, 2007   Posted in: Feb '06, Military  79 Comments

Gen. Miranda seriously ill, AFP denies request for hospitalization

Update: We got Esperon and Bacarro’s reply on Gen. Miranda this evening, Sept. 29: Result of follow-up check up conducted afternoon of Sept. 28 on Maj. Gen. Miranda: patient is not admissible. He can be managed as an out-patient. Condition (benign positional vertigo) has improved from that of last check-up (18 Sept) tho the patient […]

September 28, 2007   Posted in: General  124 Comments

Myanmar crowd taunts soldiers and police

We salute the brave people of Myanmar fighting for freedom and democracy! We admire the monks who are leading the fight, risking their lives, against tyranny. What a far cry from our bishops, whose reaction to the Gloria Arroyo’s assault to democractic institutions is a defeaning silence. Authorities sealing-off central Yangon behind barbed-wire barricades Update:Myanmar […]

September 28, 2007   Posted in: General  67 Comments

Biazon barred from holding committee hearing in Trillanes’ cell

Update: Esperon thinks a Senate hearing on civil service is political Custodians of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday prevented Sen. Rodolfo Biazon and some 34 other people from entering Trillanes’ detention cell inside the Marine headquarters to conduct a Senate hearing.

September 28, 2007   Posted in: Military  351 Comments

The rat

To say that Romy Neri was a disappointment last Wednesday at the Senate hearing is an understatement. Here’s a guy, blessed with intelligence and good education and what did he do? He allowed himself to be used to hide the truth from the Filipino people that pays him in order to protect a corrupt, fake […]

September 28, 2007   Posted in: Malaya  105 Comments

Ang Ladlad slams Abalos, Neri

Ang Ladlad, the national organization of lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender Filipinos, today supported the impeachment complaint filed by Iloilo Vice Governor Rolex Suplico against Commission on Elections chairman Benjamin abalos Sr. before the House of Representatives. Statement of Ang Ladlad:”We support the impeachment complaint against Mr. Abalos for culpable violation of the Constitution, betrayal of public trust, graft […]

September 27, 2007   Posted in: Politics  409 Comments

CA stops media suit vs Mike Arroyo

The Court of Appeals has granted the petition of presidential spouse Jose Miguel Arroyo seeking to bar the Makati regional trial court from proceeding with the preliminary hearing of the P12.5 million class suit filed by journalists for Arroyo’s alleged attacks on press freedom. The CA agreed with Arroyo that continuing with the preliminary hearing […]

September 27, 2007   Posted in: Media  42 Comments