Archive for June, 2010

President Aquino’s first day in Malacañang

Photos by Malacañang photographers

June 30, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III  40 Comments

Aquino gives order to investigate Arroyo

Without mentioning the name of his predecessor Gloria Arroyo, Aquino ordered Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to run after those who have committed crime against the Filipino people. At the same time, he said he is grateful to former Chief Justice Hilario Davide who was Arroyo’s ambassador to the United Nations, to agree to head […]

June 30, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III  64 Comments

Transfer of power

Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III took his oath of office as 15th president of the Philippines at noon today, taking over the reins of government from Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in a smooth and peaceful transfer of power. The inaugural ceremonies were held at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta, with Aquino’s sisters and their families standing […]

June 30, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Gloria Arroyo and family  8 Comments

VERA Files’ Live Blog: The Aquino Inaugural

(Note: This live blog was launched on June 29, 10:50 p.m.) The Aquino Inaugural

June 30, 2010   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Vera Files  50 Comments

Aquino’s team

* Paquito Ochoa Jr., executive secretary, who is Aquino’s long time confidante and former administrator of Quezon City. * Alberto Romulo, Foreign Affairs * Cesar Purisima, Finance * Leila de Lima, Justice, chair of the Commission on Human Rights under the Arroyo administration * Voltaire Gazmin, Defense, who was chief of the Presidential Security Group […]

June 29, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III  79 Comments

Galit sa mandurugas na airport taxi

Nagpapasalamat ako kay Atty. Melvin Matibag,general manager ng Manila International Airport Authority, sa kanyang aksyon agad sa tangkang panloloko na ginawa ng driver ng Yellow taxi sa akin noong Biyernes. Noong Linggo, tinawagan niya ako at sinabi niyang dinala na ng taxi operator ang taxi driver sa kanyang opisina at pinatawan ng kaukulang parusa: hindi […]

June 29, 2010   Posted in: Abante, Travel  11 Comments

President Kris in 2016?

She immediately took it back as a joke, but was it a deliberate leak? In her farewell interview in the showbiz talk-show, the Buzz, Kris Aquino said she may yet stage a comeback after her brother’s presidency. Or, she said,”“Who knows, with the help of science, I may still look good. But then again, six […]

June 28, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III  130 Comments

PNP’s Hawaii Five-O?

I got this paper titled, “Unmasking the Hawaii Five-O” from a source in the Philippine National Police. I am sure PNP Chief Jesus Versoza who is assured of staying on under the Aquino administration knows about the existence of this group in the police organization. I was given names composing the group. The one that […]

June 28, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Philippine National Police  19 Comments

Unifors: Let’s work triple times to make up for incompetent foreign secretary

Members of the Union of Foreign Service Officers said they would have to work three times harder with the reported retention of Alberto Romulo as foreign secretary. In a text message, UNIFORS said, “First faux pas of P Noy. We need to work triple time to make up for such an incompetent secretary of foreign […]

June 27, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Foreign Affairs  61 Comments

Usapang itlog

Hindi pala masama sa puso o sa blood pressure ang itlog. Basta soft-boiled lang. Hindi yung pinirito. Walang pruweba na ang “Noni juice” ay nakakagaling ng cancer. Wala ring pwuweba na ang mba bakuna ay ang dahilan ng autism at alzheimers disease. Kung magkodakan, hindi cheese ang sasabihin para smiling ang labas sa litrato. “A” […]

June 27, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Health  23 Comments