Tantya ng Malacañang, kaya nila

Ayan, umaatras na kunyari ang Malacañang sa kanilang pinasabog na lagim na posibleng magkaroon ng military takeover kung pumalpak ang eleksyuns a Mayo. Hindi personal na humarap sa mga reporter si Undersecretary Charito Planas, deputy presidential spokesperson ,katulad nang ginawa niya noong Biyernas nang pinalutang niya ang military takeover. Noong Linggo nagpalabas lang siya ng […]

March 23, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Gloria Arroyo and family, Military  17 Comments

Military takeover

Now, they are trying to quell the fires they ignited. Related links: AFP denies Malacañang’s military takeover claim. Bangit and Versoza meet Malacañang flirts with military revolt Malacañang sees military takeover if election fails Heto na naman tayo. Papalutang na naman ng lagim si Gloria Arroyo. Testing the waters. Tinitingnan nila ang reaksyun ng mga […]

March 20, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Abante, Military  47 Comments

Bangit is next AFP chief

Lt. Gen. Delfin Bangit will be the next Armed Forces chief of staff to succeed Lt. Gen. Victor Ibrado who is retiring on Wednesday, March 10. Bangit, the current Philippine Army chief, is a known Arroyo loyalist having been been head of the Presidential Security Group under GMA. He also had a stint as chief […]

March 8, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Military  52 Comments

Lipat kulungan lang

Related story in the Inquirer: Narcotics agent accuses Tingas of coddling kins suspected of drug pushing Paglabas sa kulungan sa Camp Crame, lumipat lang sa kulungan sa Camp Aguinaldo. Itong ang nangyari kina Marine Capt. Gary Alejano at Navy Ltsg James Layug ng grupong Magdalo na nanindigan sa pekeng presidente na si Gloria Arroyo. Noong […]

March 3, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Magdalo, Military  54 Comments

Captain? Lieutenant? Mister?

It must have been slip of the tongue when Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita told Malacañang reporters “We have been checking on the court” when asked for reaction to the order of Makati RTC Judge Elmo Alameda to grant bail to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim and 16 officers and soldiers in connection […]

February 19, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Magdalo, Malaya, Military  32 Comments

Lim, Trillanes to remain in jail despite bail—AFP

From GMA News TV: Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and senatorial aspirant former Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim will remain in jail despite being allowed by a Makati court to post bail on a rebellion charge, the military said on Wednesday. “The group of Senator Trillanes cannot be released until after the military has agreed already, because […]

February 18, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Magdalo, Military  49 Comments

Mrs B and the 43

There were no dry eyes when the lights opened at the auditorium of Bantayog ng mga Bayani last Saturday evening- the last show of “Mrs B”, a theater presentation about Edith Burgos’ search for her son, Jonas. As we all know , Edith Burgos, widow of Jose Burgos, Jr. founder of Malaya and considered a […]

February 15, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Human Rights, Military  7 Comments

Military defies SC on 43

AFP fails to present detainees by Norman Bordadora Philippine Daily Inquirer Despite a writ of habeas corpus issued by the Supreme Court, the military and the police failed to present before the Court of Appeals Friday the 43 health workers arrested on Feb. 6 on suspicion of being members of the communist New People’s Army […]

February 13, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Human Rights, Justice, Military  23 Comments

42 community health workers, suspected as “reds” detained in Camp Capinpin

Update: Kin of 43 health workers go to Supreme Court Health Alliance for Democracy (HEAD) strongly condemned the illegal raid and abduction of 42 community health workers and doctors who were conducting health skills training in Morong, Rizal Saturday. Around 300 soldiers and police of the Southern Luzon Command of the Armed Forces of the […]

February 7, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Health, Military  13 Comments

Following the leader

Update: Martir,Preztosa and Paez were all confirmed. Gloria Arroyo’s penchant for midnight deals seems to have rubbed on with some members of the bureaucracy. Victoria Bataclan, president of the Union of Foreign Service Officers wrote to Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile in his capacity as chair of the Commission on Appointments to convey the grievance of […]

February 3, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Malaya, Military  9 Comments