Archive for the ‘Impeachment ’08’ Category

Tempest in high seas

Three days before the Philippine Archipelagic Baselines Law ( Republic Act No. 9522 ) was signed last Wednesday, the United States protested “harrasment” by Chinese vessels of their mapping ship in international waters off China which once again underscores the volatility of the South China Sea. Immediately after Malacañang announced the signing of the baseline […]

March 13, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Feb '06, Foreign Affairs, Health, Impeachment '08, Malaya  148 Comments

Malala na talaga

Palala na palala na ito. Hindi lang pala kinakausap ng Panginoon si Gloria Arroyo. Kasing liga na niya ang Panginoon. Noong Martes, sa hearing ng Committee on Justice sa kongreso ng pang-apat na impeachment laban kay Gloria Arroyo,na kanilang pinatay kahapon, nainis si Rep. Pablo Garcia (ama ni GSIS chairman Winston Garcia at Cebu Gov. […]

November 27, 2008  Tags:   Posted in: Impeachment '08, Web Links  119 Comments

JDV confirms bribery, corruption in Arroyo gov’t

“What’s happening to our country? Everything’s for sale.” So saying, former Speaker Jose de Venecia disclosed today his personal knowledge of what he called the “rampant, large-scale bribery and corruption” in government which, he said, starts with President Gloria Arroyo. Appearing before the House committee on justice, he called on his colleagues in the House […]

November 24, 2008  Tags:   Posted in: Impeachment '08, NBN/ZTE, Vera Files  229 Comments

Gov’t mining firm faces contempt over Diwalwal

From Malaya The Supreme Court has ordered the state-run Philippine Mining Development Corp. (PMDC) to explain why it should not be cited in contempt for starting the bidding process for the exploration and mining operation of the 8,100-hectare Diwalwal gold rush area in Compostela Valley. The bidding was allegedly undertaken by the PMDC, an attached […]

November 24, 2008   Posted in: Impeachment '08, Vera Files  One Comment

Hamon sa oposisyon na kongresista

House Justice Committee junks MOA-AD intervention Nang isinampa ng mga bloggers sa pangunguna ni Manuel L. Quezon III ang impeachment complaint laban kay Gloria Arroyo noong Miyerkoles, walang kongresista na nag-indorso. Ayaw kasi ng mga Bayan Muna at ng Gabriela ang isyu ng MOA-AD (Memorandum of Agreement-Ancestral Domain) dahil kakampi nila ang Moro Islamic Liberation […]

November 18, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance, Impeachment '08, Mindanao  23 Comments

Joc-joc clears Gloria; senators dumbstruck

Download audio files of Nov. 13 Senate hearing Download documents related to fertilizer fund scam VERA FILES by JP Lopez and Dennis Gadil Malaya The former agriculture undersecretary tagged as master architect in the illegal diversion of P728 million in fertilizer funds in 2004 yesterday cleared his “benefactor” President Arroyo. But senators, both allies and […]

November 13, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: fertilizer scam, Governance, Impeachment '08  139 Comments

Sa wakas, nagdesisyon si JDV

Mabuti naman at pumirma ng impeachment complaint laban kay Gloria Arroyo si dating House Speaker Jose de Venecia. Kailangan maghanap ng ibang panlalait ang mga kaalyado ni Gloria Arroyo sa pang-apat na impeachment complaint na isinampa laban sa pekeng presidente. Parang hindi nga tama pagsamahin ang “impeachment” at “pekeng presidente” kasi ang ini-impeach lamang ay […]

November 6, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Impeachment '08, NBN/ZTE  23 Comments

Rotarian to Rotarian

Please find in comments the statement of Prof. Harry Roque on Bolante’s return. . When former Agriculture Secretary Jocelyn “Joc-Joc” comes back this week, he will have the rare opportunity to help in the cause of truth, justice and democracy in the country. He can take up the challenge and tell the truth how he […]

October 27, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance, Impeachment '08, Politics  20 Comments

The return of Joc-joc

Last Friday. I got this text from a friend: “NAIA manager Al Cusi, Dureza and Atty. Tony Zulueta here now in Manila Pen bar brainstorming on how to shield Jocko when he arrives. Pabalik na Jocjoc. Overheard sila by a friend. Media should be alerted.” Dureza, of course, refers to Press Secretary Jesus Dureza and […]

October 20, 2008  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Governance, Impeachment '08, Malaya, rice crisis  33 Comments

Malaking pera ang kailangan ni Arroyo

Inquirer editorial: Judas’ followers Sinasabi ng Malacañang na walang mangyari sa panibagong impeachment complaint na isinampa kahapon nina Joey de Venecia at iba pang mga Filipino na nagmamalasakit sa bayan kasi hawak nila ang House of Representatives. Yun pala eh. Bakit biglang lumipad sa Switzerland si Marilyn Yap, secretary general ng House of Representatives, at […]

October 14, 2008   Posted in: Impeachment '08, Politics, Web Links  36 Comments