Archive for the ‘Coverage’ Category

Want to help? More helping hands needed

The way the whole nation responded to help victims of typhoon “Ondoy” is awesome. The TV networks, ABS-CBN and GMA-7 used their power and influence for something noble. So many groups are taking it upon themselves to undertake their own independent relief operations. ABS-CBN’s Ted Failon did an admirable thing focusing on raising funds for […]

October 1, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: Coverage, Governance  25 Comments

Crocodile sighted in Cainta

Crocodile sighted swimming in Cainta—TV report Philippine Daily Inquirer Floods covering large parts of Manila have brought a new intruder—a crocodile, which was seen swimming in a village in Cainta, Rizal, local television reported Wednesday. Top broadcaster ABS-CBN quoted local residents as saying that they spotted the five-foot long crocodile late Monday as they made […]

October 1, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: Coverage  20 Comments

Gloria Arroyo’s Ondoy fashion statement

Photo by Inquirer’s Niño Jesus Orbeta Inquirer’s Nikko Dizon posted this description in her Facebook Wall: “GMA presided over a Cabinet meeting in a shiny black trenchcoat and pink knee-high, heeled boots with plastic covering. Oh and yes, the boots had little black hearts on it.”

September 28, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Coverage  115 Comments

Ano na ngayon si Gloria Arroyo?

Update:NYP report on Le Cirque dinner exaggerated: Remonde Rep. Danilo Suarez: $20,000 is reasonable because we were a big group including State Department officials. Nang binabaybay namin ang South Luzon Expressway noong Miyerkoles sa libing ni Pangulong Cory Aquino, tinatanong ko ang mga taong nagtiyaga maghintay lima or anim na oras para lamang makapag-paalam sa […]

August 9, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: Coverage, Governance  118 Comments

Cory funeral photos

Click the following links at VERA Files for more photos: – Farewell honors for a departed president – Cory’s day – ‘Laban’ on the street

August 6, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Coverage  34 Comments

Final farewell to Cory

Click “Watch Now” to view the live blog. Final farewell to Cory

August 5, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Coverage  79 Comments

March 14 rally

Please join interfaith cultural rally on March 14 at 3 pm, Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila to be led by CBCP President Angel Lagdameo.

March 12, 2008   Posted in: Coverage  53 Comments

Lozada to gov’t: Account for $1.4B loans

Whistleblower Rodolfo “Jun” Lozada urged Filipinos tonight to demand from the Arroyo government an accounting of the $1.4 billion loans it obtained from China last year. Speaking at around 6:30 p.m, Lozada said the $329 million NBN deal financed from a loan from the Chinese government was just the tip of the iceberg. The government, […]

February 29, 2008   Posted in: Coverage, NBN/ZTE, Politics  32 Comments

Makati rally draws huge crowd

More than 50,000 people are gathered at the heart of Makati’s central business district for the interfaith prayer rally, most of them demanding President Arroyo’s resignation following damning allegations of corruption over the aborted NBN-ZTE Project. Ayala Avenue is packed with people from all walks of life and of different political persuasions. The mass began […]

February 29, 2008   Posted in: Coverage, Politics  51 Comments

Rally alert

We have received reports that the PNP will block people going to the Interfaith rally in Makati which will start at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29, 2008. Organizers enjoin rally group leaders to call friendly media ASAP when this occurs. Call heads of committees if you need help.

February 29, 2008   Posted in: Coverage, Foreign Affairs, General, Military  23 Comments