Archive for May, 2009

P20 milyon bawat isang boto sa ConAss

Manloloko talaga itong si Gloria Arroyo. May nagsabi sa amin na ayun sa isang kongresista na nandun sa Manila Hotel noong Huwebes sa pormal na pagsanib ng Lakas at Kampi, tinawag raw sila ni Arroyo sa isang kwarto at sinabihan na kailangan mapasa na ang House Resolution 1109 para sa Constituent Assembly na hindi kailangan […]

May 31, 2009  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Abante, Cha-Cha  67 Comments

Defensor grudgingly withdraws perjury case vs Lozada

The main cast of characters: Defensor in an old photo, Lorredo reading the letter of Defensor, and Lozada. Former presidential chief of staff Mike Defensor has withdrawn the perjury case he filed against whistleblower Rodolfo “Jun” Lozada, accusing the judge of bias. “I write to respectfully inform you that I am no longer interested in […]

May 28, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: NBN/ZTE  113 Comments

De Castro: GMA Jr?

Sa kanyang pag-anunsyo na gusto niyang kumandidato bilang bise-presidente, sinabi Interior Secretary Ronaldo Puno na “transformational politics” ang kanyang pairalin. Ano yun? Tansform para sa mas matinding kurakutan at dayaan? Ngayong araw, gagawing pormal na raw ang pag-iisa ng Lakas-CMD at Kampi, ang dalawang maka-administrasyon na partido. Si Gloria Arroyo daw and chairperson at siya […]

May 28, 2009  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Abante, elections2010  102 Comments

John Martir, a no-show

Update: Looks like Maj. Gen. John Martir’s luck has been stalled. A reliable source said the Board of Generals recommended Maj. Gen. Juancho Sabban as Marine commandant. Martir, the source said, was given the choice of a Sulu assignment. He chose to be where he is now. Maj. Gen. John Martir was a no-show yesterday […]

May 27, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Feb '06, Military  79 Comments

Ang umamin, ang hindi umamin

Ang pinakamai-init na isyu noong isang linggo at hanggang ngayon ay ang sex video nina Hayden Kho sa iba’t-ibang babae kasama na doon si Katrina Halili. Noong isang linggo rin, namatay si Sammy Ong, ang deputy director ng National Bureau of Investigation, na siyang tumulong na mailabas sa publiko ang “Hello Garci” tapes kung saan […]

May 26, 2009  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Abante, Arts and Culture, Hello Garci scandal  99 Comments

Taxing the future

Update: DOF suspends Order 17-09. In my appearance in Boy Abunda’s “Private Conversations” many years ago, I was asked what’s my idea of being rich, and I replied, “just to have enough money in my wallet to be able to buy a good book I want when I see one.” I said that because in […]

May 25, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Education, Malaya  60 Comments

Sammy Ong

Ayan, pwede na ipatupad ng mga galamay ni Gloria Arroyo ang kanilang arrest warrant kay dating NBI Director Samuel Ong sa kasong sedition dahil sa kanyang pagsiwalat ng pandaraya ni Gloria Arroyo sa 2004 na eleksyon. Matagal na nilang pinaghahanap si Ong. Pumunta lang sila sa punerarya kung saan siya nakahimlay.. Siguro masaya na rin […]

May 23, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Abante, Hello Garci scandal  113 Comments

Tour of Hope vs cervical cancer

If you have a chance to attend some of the lectures on cervical cancer in the 2009 Tour of Hope, don’t miss it. It might save your life and your loved ones. The 2009 Tour of Hope kicks off on May 24 at 6:00 in the morning at the Muntinlupa City Hall. Here’s the schedule […]

May 23, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Health  19 Comments

A simple request from climate-change concerned filmmaker

I got a letter from Katrina Encanto, who identified herself as an art director of JWT Manila. I suppose JWT is J Walter Thompson. She said she needs support in terms of votes for short film she made which she entered in the Youtube Cannes Lions 48 Hour Ad Contest. Katrina said, “To cast votes […]

May 22, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Arts and Culture, Environment  27 Comments

Wanted: sanctuary for Gadian

The Supreme Court yesterday granted the petition of the sister of Navy Lt. Nancy Gadian for a writ of amparo. What now? Upon receipt of the order, Harry Roque, counsel for Nedia Diamante, sister of Lt. Gadian who filed the petition last Tuesday before the Supreme Court, informed the High Court that he has advised […]

May 21, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Malaya, Military  265 Comments