Archive for October, 2007

The breaking of enlisted personnel Army Rangers continues

Something happened at the detention center in Camp Capinpin, Tanay today: This morning, Col. Marcos, custodian commander and a team from the Philippine Army headquarters with a lady lawyer, a cerain Atty. Abucayon, tried to coerce nine of the remaining 14 detained enlisted personnel in Camp Capinpin to sign an affidavit saying that they have […]

October 31, 2007   Posted in: Feb '06, Military  17 Comments

US, Aussie experts rule out bomb in mall blast–PNP chief

By Lira Dalangin-Fernandez INQUIRER.net Affirming their initial findings, US and Australian experts have ruled out the theory that a bomb caused the explosion at a mall in Makati City where 11 people were killed and scores were injured, Philippine National Police Chief Avelino Razon Jr. said Tuesday. Razon said the reports by the Federal Bureau […]

October 30, 2007   Posted in: General  112 Comments

Is this part of the deal?

Erap men lead Palace list for Comelec posts. But there’s a subplot: Ermita suspected to sending list to Comelec From Malaya online: by Gerard Naval A spokesman and a lawyer of former President Joseph Estrada in his plunder case head the list of Malacañang’s choices to replace former Elections chairman Benjamin Abalos and Commissioner Mehol […]

October 30, 2007   Posted in: Politics  72 Comments

Esperon’s men starts working on remaining 14 soldiers in Tanay

Questioning of soldiers in absence of lawyer hit by Victor Reyes THE military attempted yesterday to get statements from 14 detained Army personnel without the presence of a counsel, a lawyer representing the soldiers said. “In any custodial investigation, they should be assisted by a lawyer,” said Vicente Verdadero, who has volunteered to be the […]

October 30, 2007   Posted in: Feb '06, Military  17 Comments

Alaala

Ngayong araw ng mga kaluluwa, maganda gunitain ang mga magagandang leksyon na atin natutunan sa ating mga yumaong mahal sa buhay. Mahalaga ang mga alaala lalo na sa ngayong panahon na nagkakahiwa-hiwalay tayo sa ating mga pamilya at hindi na natin magagawa ang ating mga kinaugalian na pumunta sa puntod tuwing All Souls Day at […]

October 30, 2007   Posted in: Web Links  24 Comments

Countdown to Arroyo’s downfall

There are a number of things that I don’t like about the politics of former President Fidel Ramos, foremost of which was his coming to the rescue of the beleaguered Gloria Arroyo in June 2006 following the expose of the “Hello Garci” tapes that showed she actively manipulated the result of the 2004 elections in […]

October 29, 2007   Posted in: Malaya  158 Comments

On-line petition for snap elections

Check out www.petitiononline.com/snap08. You may sign in after reading the following manifesto for the immediate resignation of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Noli de Castro and for the holding of special “snap” elections within 60 days WHEREAS, because of the numerous unresolved scandals involving the present administration, including but not limited to the �Hello Garci� Election controversy, […]

October 28, 2007   Posted in: General  137 Comments

Bilang na ang araw ni Gloria Arroyo

Ito ang sinabi ni dating Pangulong Fidel Ramos sa kanyang pag-analisa kung bakit binigyan ni Gloria Arroyo ng pardon si dating Pangulong Estrada. Sinabi ni Ramos na napakahina na ni Arroyo kaya gagawin niya ang kung ano lang para lang siya hindi matumba. Yan din ang sinabi ni Sen. Richard Gordon. Sabi niya, “Pinili niya […]

October 28, 2007   Posted in: Web Links  104 Comments

Esperon called a coward on sacking of 26 soldiers

by Victor Reyes Military officers detained for last year’s supposed power grab attempt yesterday called Armed Forces chief Gen. Hermogenes Esperon Jr. a “coward” for what they said was his refusal to admit he was responsible for the dishonorable discharge of 26 enlisted personnel linked to the plot. They said Esperon ordered the “illegal discharge” […]

October 27, 2007   Posted in: Military  53 Comments

Esperon dishonors soldiers

Above photos show the 26 soldiers at the Transient Quarters waiting for their ride out of the Philippine Army they had once served with dedication and loyalty. Amid hastily packed boxes and plastic pails containing their meager belongings, 26 enlisted personnel of the elite Scout Rangers waiting for their ride home at the at the […]

October 26, 2007   Posted in: Feb '06, Malaya, Military  215 Comments