Archive for January, 2009

The sordid mess which is The Legacy

Daxim Lucas of the Philippine Daily Inquirer has come out with a good investigative report on the sordid mess that is The Legacy. Lucas’ story implicates House Speaker Prospero Nograles. In the second part of the four-part series, the Inquirer said, The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC) started investigating what is now known as the […]

January 31, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: General, Governance  79 Comments

Falling apart

by Lito Banayo Malaya The signs are all around us. The agencies and institutions which form the polity of this nation are falling apart. The regulatory agencies which are supposed to ensure that the public is protected from the excesses and abuses committed by private business in its pursuit of profit and market objectives are […]

January 30, 2009   Posted in: Governance  40 Comments

Ang tindi ng mga bata ni Mike Arroyo

Sagot ni Public Works Secretary Hermogenes Ebdane kay Sen. Miriam Santiago: “Hindi ikaw ang magpapa-alis sa akin. Ang presidente ko.” Sinabi kasi ni Miriam na dapat i-fire ni Arroyo sina Ebdane, Finance Secretary Gary Teves at Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez dahil pabaya sila sa anomalya sa mga kontruksyun ng mga proyekto sa ginagastusan ng World Bank. […]

January 29, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Governance, Web Links  92 Comments

Signing official documents on a holiday

Prosecutor John Resado sinks himself deeper . The more he talked the more that his story becomes incredible.He admitted to making a P800,000 deposit on the day he finalized the resolution dismissing the case against Brodett, Tecson and Joseph and ordering their release, The date of the resolution was Dec. 2, 2008. Information tipped to […]

January 28, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Illegal Drugs, Malaya  75 Comments

Owner of blacklisted construction firm met Mike Arroyo at least 20 times

by Maila Ager Inquirer Online First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo met with one of the owners of the three construction firms that had been blacklisted by the World Bank for alleged corruption in government road projects. E.C. De Luna Corp., Cavite Ideal International Construction and Development Corp., and C.M. Pancho Construction Inc. had been blacklisted […]

January 27, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance  38 Comments

Blancaflor deposits P2.6 million on the day he talked with Marcelino re Alabang Boys

Update: Blancaflor waves right to bank secrecy;allows his bank account to be examined. Secretary Blancaflor’s statement on the alleged P2.6 million deposit: Feb 26 2008 Applied loan as co-borrowers, Ricardo Alejandro Blancaflor and Mercedes Kathryn Yap (then fiancée). Paid Php 2.1M as downpayment which is 30% of Php 7M. April 30 2008 Two loan documents […]

January 26, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: General, Illegal Drugs  70 Comments

Madyik na balota na naman sa 2010

Kaduda-duda daw ang appointment ni retired General Tirso Danga bilang hepe ng National Printing , sabi ni Sen. Mar Roxas. Si Danga kasi ang hepe ng ISAFP (Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines) nang mangyari ang pag-tape ng usapan ni Gloria Arroyo at Comelec Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano. Ngunit nang mag-imbistigas ang Senado, […]

January 26, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Cha-Cha, Election 2009, Web Links  26 Comments

Sabotaging anti-illegal drugs campaign

Updates: Arroyo called up Santiago on Palparan. Golez wants Resado probed. I would not be surprised if the idea to appoint retired general Jovito Palparan, known as the “butcher”, to an anti-illegal drugs body, came from Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez. That would be the surest way to discredit the anti-illegal drugs campaign and lose the […]

January 26, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Illegal Drugs, Malaya, Military  30 Comments

‘Favored’ general seen to succeed Yano as AFP chief

Related article: Solons warn versus militarization by Victor Reyes Malaya Five months before the retirement of Armed Forces chief Gen. Alexander Yano, there are already talks on whether President Arroyo’s perceived favorite officer, Lt. Gen. Delfin Bangit, would make it to the top military post. Some military officers are wary of Bangit’s possible appointment as […]

January 26, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Military  23 Comments

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January 25, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: General, Military  36 Comments