Aquino criticized for buying luxury sportscar

From ABS-CBN, Agence France-Presse: President Benigno Aquino III said Thursday he had splashed out on a luxury Porsche sportscar, sparking criticism in a country where a third of the population live on less than a dollar a day. “It appeared to be out of character. He had campaigned against luxury cars and here he is […]

January 13, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III  109 Comments

Sanga-sangang problema dahil sa palpak na desisyon sa trahedya ng Agosto 23

Sinabi ni Pangulong Aquino sa Inquirer na kaya daw yumuko ang Pilipinas sa kagustuhan ng China na boykotin ang awarding ceremonies ng prestihoso na Nobel Peace Prize sa Intsik na aktibista na si Liu Xiaobo ay dahil daw sa limang Pilipino na nasa death row sa China. Nilalakad kasi ng Pilipinas na salbahin ang limang […]

December 12, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Illegal Drugs  50 Comments

Is Aquino saying that protection of drug traffickers is national interest?

There is something wrong here. President Aquino said the Philippine government boycotted the awarding of the Nobel peace prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in exchange for the freedom of five Filipinos in the death row in China for drug trafficking. Are we condoning drug trafficking? What happens now to our own fight against illegal […]

December 12, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Human Rights, Illegal Drugs  82 Comments

Kaya naman pala eh

Ang pagpalaya sa mga Morong 43 ay nagpapatunay na kung gusto talaga, mahahanapan ng paraan. Kaya gawin. Salamat naman at nagkaroon ng “political will” si Pangulong Aquino na pakawalan ang Morong 43, ang 43 na health workers na nakakulong ng sampung buwan mula pa nang sila ay inaresto noong Pebrero habang sila ay nasa outreach […]

December 12, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Abante, Human Rights  12 Comments

In-lab si PNoy

Kuwento ng isang taga-Malacañang, minsan daw may photo shoot si Kris Aquino at si Liz Uy ang stylist. Nag-text daw si Kris kay PNoy na magkasama sila ni Liz. Mamaya-maya daw, dumating si PNoy sa photo shoot. Umalis daw ang lahat sa make up room pati si Kris at iniwan si Liz at si Pnoy. […]

November 16, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Abante, Benigno Aquino III  40 Comments

Aquino admits dating Liz Uy

(I did not want to join the frenzy over President Aquino’s lovelife but since it seems many of you are interested, here it is. He is appealing to media to allow him to keep his lovelife private, yet he also talked about it in an interview while attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders meeting.) […]

November 16, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III  25 Comments

Despite controversies, Aquino enjoys high performance and trust rating – Pulse Asia

President Aquino enjoys approval and trust of the people despite several controversies in his five-month presidency as shown in the survey conducted by Pulse Asia last month. In a nationwide survey conducted Oct 20 to 29, 2010, Pulse Asia said Aquino registered a performance rating of 79 per cent and trust rating of 80 per […]

November 15, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: surveys  39 Comments

Mahirap maintindihan

Sabi ni Pangulong Aquino “taken out of context” daw siya sa sinabi niyang aalisin na si Secretary Jesse Robredo sa Department of Local Government at ilipat sa isang presidential commission para sa mga mahihirap sa lungsod na kanyang itatayo pa lang. Kapag sinabi mong “taken out of context”, maaaring hindi ka naintindihan ng reporter, or […]

November 6, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Abante, Benigno Aquino III  81 Comments

Aquino laments SC action favoring Arroyo midnight appointees

Statement of President Aquino on the Issuance of a Status Quo Ante Order Regarding Executive Order No. 2 by the Supreme Court Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a Status Quo Ante Order granting the motion of Bai Omera Dianalan-Lucman. She was one of four people who filed petitions before the Supreme Court questioning the constitutionality […]

October 14, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: Justice  26 Comments

Aquino’s 100th day message

Maraming salamat po, maupo po ho tayong lahat. Vice President Jejomar Binay, members of the Cabinet, our host led by Sister Imelda, honored guests, fellow workers in government, mga minamahal ko pong kababayan, magandang umaga po sa inyong lahat. Ang basehan po ng demokrasya ay mayroon po tayong mga politiko na naglalahad ng kanilang plataporma. […]

October 7, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III  45 Comments