Archive for July, 2011

‘We switched ERs for Gloria Arroyo’

First of a series PNP team admits breaking into Batasan building By Nancy C. Carvajal Philippine Daily Inquirer A police officer and his “boys” have come forward saying they stole original election returns (ERs) then kept at the Batasang Pambansa building and replaced these with fake ones to make sure Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo would still emerge […]

July 29, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: 2004 elections, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal  62 Comments

Of Azkals and Pusakals

Never mind the 3-0 score. What was amazing in Kuwait last Saturday was OFW power for the Azkals. The photos posted by “Pamatay Homesick” in his Facebook Wall give us an exhilarating feeling. Filipinos in Kuwait came in droves, most probably took a day off from work, to give moral support to the team that […]

July 24, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: Illegal Drugs, Justice, Sports  59 Comments

May mga kakampi ngayon ni Pnoy na maaring matamaan kapag hinalungkat ang dayaan sa 2004 na eleksyun

Natutuwa ako na nabuhay ang “Hello Garci” at ang dayaan ng 2004 na eleksyun. Sana, sa wakas, malalaman natin ang buong katotohanan. Natatawa rin ako dahil sa paglabas ng mga recycled na mga artikulo at mga impormasyun na nilabas nitong mga nakaraang anim na taon ay akala ng marami ay bago. Katulad na lang ng […]

July 24, 2011  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2004 elections, Abante, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal  87 Comments

Take two from Clinton John Colcol

In July 2006, Artemio Rasalan, a self-confessed election operator and Clinton John Colcol, a Maguindanao municipal government employee, at great risk to their lives, came out with a signed affidavits and video confessions about their role in tampering with the 2004 election results in favor of Gloria Arroyo. Media carried their revelations.Malacañang, then under the […]

July 21, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2004 elections, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal  48 Comments

After “Hello” from Bedol, will it be “Hello Garci”?

It was so ludicrous that you would think it was a Michael V skit. Yesterday, at the start of the media presentation of Lintang Bedol at the Commission on Elections in Intramuros, Manila, Chairman Sixto Brillantes told the magician election supervisor of Maguindanao, ” O baka gusto mo mag-hello.” Bedol, wearing dark glasses and a […]

July 19, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: 2004 elections, Election 2007, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal, Malaya  91 Comments

Sacked ‘torture’ cop now teaches criminology

By Mylah Reyes Roque VERA Files The Manila policeman dismissed from the service after he was caught on video allegedly torturing a theft suspect at a Tondo police station is now teaching—in a college for would-be policemen. Police Inspector Joselito Binayug is a part-time instructor at the privately run Philippine College of Criminology-Manila Law College […]

July 19, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: Human Rights, Philippine National Police, Vera Files  12 Comments

2 unidentified aircraft spotted in PH airspace in Spratlys

By Tessa Jamandre VERA Files An aggressive overflight reconnaissance over the Philippine-claimed isles in the oil-rich Spratlys group of islands in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) had been monitored and reported to the Philippine military shortly after Foreign Secretary Albert Del Rosario returned from his visit to Beijing. On July 11, two unidentified […]

July 18, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, South China Sea, Vera Files  4 Comments

Zaldy and Bedol under WPP: a stinking package deal

Surely, Justice Secretary Lilia de Lima knows the ramifications of her willingness to consider Zaldy Ampatuan, former governor of the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao and one of the 196 persons accused in connection with the Maguindanao massacre, as state witness in a possible election fraud case against Gloria Arroyo. “That is a new case, […]

July 17, 2011  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2004 elections, Election 2007, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal, Maguindanao massacre  17 Comments

Malalim ang drama ni Zaldy Ampatuan at Bedol

Sa unang pahayag ni dating Maguindanao election supervisor Lintang Bedol tungkol sa dayaan noong 2004 at 2007 na eleksyun, bistado na kaagad ang mali ng kanyang mga detalye. Maaring may totoo doon sa sinabi niya, ngunit mukhang hindi tama ang pagsama niya kay Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento doon saan biyahe sa Gen. Santos City para […]

July 16, 2011  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2004 elections, Election 2007, Gloria Arroyo and family, Hello Garci scandal  11 Comments

Hotdog Reunion: The Repeat

I did this story for VERA Files Musician and advertising executive Dennis Garcia said there are five simple reasons why you should be at Dusit Thani at 8 p.m on July 26, Tuesday: One, you will enjoy one and a half hours of fond memories; Two, you will enjoy more hits than going to a […]

July 16, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: Arts and Culture, Music  3 Comments