Archive for September, 2008

Nabuhayan ng pag-asa

Kung kailan parang wala na tayong maasahan na hustisya sa ating mga korte dumating itong desisyon ng 7th division ng Court of Appeals na laban sa petisyon ni Mike Arroyo na i-dismiss ang kaso ng mga journalist na kanyang pinirwisyo sa pamamagitan ng pag-file ng libel suits kaliwa’t-kanan. Mabuti naman. Parang sinag ng araw pagkatapos […]

September 30, 2008  Tags:   Posted in: Human Rights, Media, Web Links  21 Comments

Mike’s bid to dismiss journalists’ complaint nixed

Click here for copy of CA decision ABS-CBN Online report by Evangeline de Vera Malaya Journalists who filed a P12.5 million damage suit in December 2006 against Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo won Round 2 after the Court of Appeals denied Arroyo’s petition to stop, for lack of merit, the Makati RTC from admitting the amended […]

September 29, 2008  Tags:   Posted in: Media  21 Comments

Breastfeeding gets a boost

Once again something good is coming out of a bad thing. The upside in this tainted-milk-from-China disaster is that women are realizing the merits of breastfeeding. This is good because breastfeeding was becoming a vanishing practice here in the Philippines. In a forum last year, Health Secretary Francisco Duque said studies show that less and […]

September 29, 2008  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Health, Malaya  19 Comments

Kasakiman

Kung titingnan natin ang dahilan ng financial crisis sa Amerika at ang eskandalo sa nakakalason na gatas sa China na yumayanig ngayon sa buong mundo, ang puno’t dulo ay kasakiman. Ang walang kabusugan na pagnanasa ng ilang tao sa pera. Hindi ko masyado alam ang pasikot-sikot sa mga bagay na financial (kaya hindi talaga ako […]

September 28, 2008  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Education, Health, Web Links  63 Comments

Don’t buy these milk products

BFAD net yields a mixed catch by Gerard Naval Malaya The Bureau of Food Drugs yesterday released a partial list of products that it said it was testing for possible melamine contamination. BFAD said although these products did not originate from China, their manufacturers might have sourced raw materials from China. The list of 54 […]

September 26, 2008  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Health  43 Comments

Warning from Nature

Japanese Ambassador Makoto Katsura and Senator Loren Legarda led the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of housing units for typhoon victims. Looking on are Antique Governor Salvacion Perez and other provincial government officials. Very seldom does our province, Antique, merit mention in national TV and newspapers. But three days ago, Antique was in the […]

September 26, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Malaya  19 Comments

Swerteng malas

Nasa balita na ang isang lotto winner ay pinatay ng kanyang asawa. Iyan ang sinasabing swerteng malas. Nanalo nga ng milyon-milyon na pera, patay ang lalaki, nasa kulungan naman ang babae. Ano ngayon ang mangyari sa kanilang mga anak? Mabuti pa hindi na lang nanalo. Ayun sa Caloocan City Police, natagpuang patay si Eleuterio Pamo, […]

September 25, 2008  Tags:   Posted in: Web Links  60 Comments

Queenmaker, kingmaker?

by Lito Banayo Malaya After Joseph Ejercito Estrada was all but sworn in as the 13th president of the Philippines, his announced Executive Secretary, Ronaldo B. Zamora, instructed Elmer Mercado, Jimmy Policarpio and myself, among others I presume, to start working for the election of Joker Arroyo, the congressman of the first district of Makati, […]

September 25, 2008  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Politics  39 Comments

Kaban ng Bayan, Bantayan, (part II)

(The second privilege speech of Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson which the camp of Senate President Manny Villar tried, but failed, to block. September 22, 2008) I would not have taken the floor today as I am concerned the core issue of corruption in the national budget will be diverted. But for the lies that are […]

September 24, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: General, Politics  60 Comments

Worrisome omens

Let’s help Lorelei Fajardo, deputy presidential spokes-person, understand where the fear that Gloria Arroyo will ferociously hold on to power even after June 30, 2010 is coming from. Fajardo said, “The President intends to vacate her office when her term ends in 2010, and does not know where such fear-mongering is coming from.” Let’s remind […]

September 24, 2008  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Malaya, Military, Politics  38 Comments