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

Alejano to Duterte: ‘May I borrow your jetski?’

Not surprisingly, President Duterte resorted to incoherent rant when asked about the plan of Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano to file a supplemental impeachment complaint to include developments in Scarborough Shoal and Benham Rise. This happened in a press conference in Myanmar Monday where Duterte was on a state visit. Duterte said, “Well for what? If […]

March 22, 2017  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Governance  5 Comments

Game changers: SC decision on Poe and AMLC report on Binay

Next week’s surveys should give us a clearer picture of the sentiments of the Filipino voters. By then, we would know whose campaign is struggling from collapsing and whose campaign is pulling away. The latest surveys that we got this week (Pulse Asia for ABS-CBN) which put Grace Poe leading (28 percent) with just a […]

March 18, 2016  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: 2016 elections, surveys  29 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

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

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

A Christmas tribute to Trillanes

by Harry Roque I was ambivalent when I first saw Antonio Trillanes IV on television. But there he was, a very young man, taking a clear and unequivocal stand against evil in government. My ambivalence may have something to do with four years of brainwashing called law school. Like military cadets, we were brainwashed to […]

December 23, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Magdalo, Military  10 Comments

Promulgation on Oakwood ‘coup’ deferred indefinitely

Judge Oscar Pimentel of Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 148 today (Dec 16) deferred the promulgation on the 2003 Oakwood coup d’etat case against the Magdalo soldiers including Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. Pimentel said he is bowing to the wisdom of President Aquino’s amnesty proclamation for members of the military that rebelled against Gloria Arroyo. […]

December 16, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Justice, Magdalo, Military  61 Comments

Hinihintay ang paglaya ni Trillanes

Pinakita sa akin ng aking kaibigang si Pamsy Tioseco, public relations officer ni Sen. Loren Legarda, ang magandang Christmas decoration sa pintuan ng opisina ni Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV sa Senado. “Talagang excited na sila sa pagdating ng kanilang boss,”sabi ni Pamsy tungkol sa mga staff ni Trillanes. Talaga naman. Sa paglabas ng panibagong […]

November 28, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Abante, Magdalo, Military  12 Comments