Archive for the ‘Magdalo’ Category

Magdalo: No affiliation with Maute

Update May 31, 2017: Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV “During the security briefing, I asked Sec. Lorenzana based on their intel reports, if I or the Magdalo group is linked in any way with the Maute? He answered, ‘No, Mr. Senator. Na receive din namin ang information na galing daw kay Abe Purugganan. Hindi totoo yun. […]

May 28, 2017  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Governance, Magdalo, Military  2 Comments

Soldier turned legislator Gary Alejano’s concerns on the BBL

No one was surprised that the Supreme Court junked the petition questioning the legality of the Bangsamoro Basic Law which was still being deliberated by both chambers of Congress when it adjourned sine die last June 11. The BBL missed its timetable of the Senate and House of Representatives passing it by June 11. Supporters […]

June 26, 2015  Tags: ,   Posted in: Bangsamoro, Magdalo, Malaya, Uncategorized  16 Comments

Magdalo: 10 years after Oakwood

No doubt, the Magdalo group of military officers and soldiers has come a long way from that early morning of July 27, 2003 when they jolted the nation with the protest they staged against Gloria Arroyo at Oakwood Hotel in the heart of Makati’s business district. So many things have happened. Even the name of […]

July 29, 2013   Posted in: Governance, Magdalo, Military  7 Comments

Mother Lily, Trillanes at Magdalo

Nakakatuwa si Mother Lily Monteverde sa kanyang “thank you lunch” noong Biyernes para kay Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV at sa Magdalo partylist at ang kanilang dalawang nominees na magiging miyembro na ng Kongreso: dating Marine Capt. Gary Alejano at Air Force Lieutenant Francisco Ashley Acedillo. Si Trillanes kasi ang isa sa ilang kandidato para senador […]

May 26, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2013 elections, Magdalo  124 Comments

I don’t own condo units in Twin Oaks – Trillanes

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has issued the following statement regarding the rumor that he owns condo units in Mandaluyong: “ Last 18 April 2012, Mr. Arnold Clavio alluded to me in his radio program over DZBB as the buyer of two condominium units in Twin Oaks at Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City amounting to seven million […]

May 8, 2012  Tags:   Posted in: Magdalo, Senate  55 Comments

Trillanes: “Mla Pen happened for a higher reason that is still unfolding”

Some “survivors” of what media calls the Nov. 29, 2007 “Manila Peninsula siege” got together with Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV (no, not at the Manila Pen). Yesterday’s reunion had an added significance in the sense that Trillanes, Brig. Gen. (ret.) Danny Lim and other members of the Magdalo, who dared take on Gloria Arroyo at […]

November 30, 2011  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Magdalo, Military  277 Comments

Pang-apat na taon ng Mla Pen rebelyun: malaya na sina Trillanes at Lim, si Arroyo, nakakulong

Sa Martes,Nob. 29, ay pang-apat na taon makalipas ang tinatawag natin na “Manila Peninsula siege.” Kinumusta ko sa aming abogado na si Romel Bagares ng Roque, Butuyan law office kung ano na ang nangyari sa aming isinampang kaso laban sa mga pulis at military na nanghuli sa amin (ang iba sa amin ay pinusasan) na […]

November 27, 2011  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Abante, Human Rights, Magdalo, Military, Philippine National Police  18 Comments

The honor of rebelling against a corrupt government

President Aquino’s grant of amnesty to members of the military who stood up against Gloria Arroyo’s misuse and abuse of presidential powers is a fulfillment of his promise to reshape Philippine society back to its moral state which has been misshapen so badly by Gloria Arroyo for nine years that she was in power. How […]

January 7, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: Magdalo, Military  31 Comments

Trillanes applies for amnesty, has no regrets

By Ryan Chua, ABS-CBN News “Let me be clear. We admit guilt as far as rising up against the most corrupt president this country ever had,” he said. “Proudly.” – Trillanes Reiterating that they have no regrets about rising against the previous administration, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and other Magdalo soldiers on Wednesday formally applied […]

January 5, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: Justice, Magdalo, Military  21 Comments

Gen.Garcia case: a test of Aquino’s anti-corruption drive

Update: Sandiganbayan okayed Garcia plea bargain last May (during the Arroyo administration) A briefer on the Carlos Garcia case Update: Tax case filed vs Garcia The Office of the Solicitor General is set to file an intervention to the plea bargain deal of Maj. Gen. Carlos Garcia, former comptroller of the Armed Forces of the […]

January 4, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: Justice, Magdalo, Malaya, Military  96 Comments