Archive for January, 2008

Para sa malayang pamamahayag

Sa mga reporter na gustong sumali sa dalawang demanda na isinampa noong isang araw para maprotektahan ang malayang pamamahayag, maari pa kayong sumali. Pwede pang ihabol ang inyong pangalan. Dalawa ang isinampang kaso noong Lunes. Isa sa Supreme Court at isa sa Makati Regional Trial Court. Magkakaibang mga petitioners pero pareho ang pakay: pangangalagaan ang […]

January 31, 2008   Posted in: Media, Military, Web Links  118 Comments

Launching a bestseller

Elmer and Emerson have decided to give 15 per cent of their royalty from the sales of “Pulutan” to Philippine Military Academy Development Fund Inc. (PDFI) and 10 per cent to PMA Class 2000, where they belong. “Pulutan” in China, courtesy of Jug If you happen to be in the area of Makati Commercial Center […]

January 30, 2008   Posted in: Malaya  368 Comments

PNP has a new script: Faeldon may have posed as PLDT line man

Update:PNP admits video can’t pin down PLDY union head PLDT unionist denies helping Faeldon escape The PNP has revised its script that a female reporter helped Faeldon escape by giving him a media ID. Now, they are raising a possibility that Faeldon may have posed as a PLDT lineman after they noticed a man in […]

January 30, 2008   Posted in: Military, Nov. 29 incident  230 Comments

Huwag talian ang kamay ng mga doktor

Naintindihan ko ang posisyon ng Philippine Medical Association, ang organisasyon ng mga doctor sa Pilipinas, sa kanilang protesta sa probisyon sa House Bill 2844 , ang bersyon ng mababang kapulungan sa Cheaper Medicines bill kung saan hindi lamang na required ang mga doctor sulatin ang generic name ng gamot kung di pinagbabawal ang pagreseta ng […]

January 29, 2008   Posted in: Health, Web Links  70 Comments

Media fights back

PROBE TV Banta laban sa malayang pamamahayag: Click here to my MediaMax file to read the full text of the two complaints. Titles are “media complaint filed with Makati RTC” and “Prohibition petition filed with SC” . More than a hundred journalists and four media organizations today filed two separate suits against officials of […]

January 28, 2008   Posted in: Media, Military  66 Comments

Police vs media

PROBE TV Banta Laban sa malayang pamamahayag : Today’s Inquirer editorial The articulate secretary of the cabinet, Ricardo Saludo, has taken the Inquirer to task for allegedly “misreporting” on a statement he issued the other day and perpetrating “occasional but prominent distortions” in our headlines. His original statement, one of several he issued on […]

January 28, 2008   Posted in: Media, Military  300 Comments

Why Esperon has to stay

Gloria Arroyo’s justification for the extension of the service of her favorite AFP Chief Hermogenes Esperon won’t pass even with those with brains filled with gunpowder. According to Malacañang’s press release, Arroyo extended Esperon’s term for three months (up to May 9) to “sustain the government’s ongoing campaign to finally end rebel insurgency in the […]

January 28, 2008   Posted in: Feb '06, Malaya, Military  75 Comments

Influential US journal says GMA sank RP into morass of corruption

by Anthony Ian Cruz Malaya A highly influential American academic journal has published a stinging rebuke of President Arroyo, accusing her of “sinking Asia’s oldest democracy” into “a morass of corruption and scandal.” “Arroyo continues to undermine the country’s democratic institutions in order to remain in power,” wrote political science Prof. Paul D. Hutchcroft of […]

January 27, 2008   Posted in: General  61 Comments

Akala nila tanga ang taumbayan

Extended na and serbisyo ni AFP Chief Hermogenes Esperon hanggang May 9 daw. Sa report ng Philippine Star at ABS-CBN, sabi ni Esperon na gusto raw ni Gloria Arroyo isang taon ang kanyang extension ngunit mas maigsi ang gusto niya para naman raw hindi maantala ang promotion ng ibang opisyal. Ganun pala, e. Hindi pala […]

January 27, 2008   Posted in: General, Military, Web Links  87 Comments

Arroyo extends Esperon’s term

Opposition senators: Proves military holds her by the neck by Joel Guinto DAVOS, Switzerland (via PLDT) — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has extended for three months Military Chief General Hermogenes Esperon Jr.’s term of service, saying she wanted to sustain the military’s momentum against communist rebels. At the same time, the President announced that the […]

January 26, 2008   Posted in: Military  76 Comments