Musings

Arroyo pardons, frees Estrada

President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has granted pardon to former President Joseph Estrada, according to a news report. I don’t feel agitated or sad.  I am not surprised. It is expected of a President Arroyo who has now made herself the Numero Uno opportunist president of the Philippines. She will do anything, as in ANYTHING, just […]

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An interview on the Glorietta blast

Some political science students from La Salle got in touch with me the other day, requesting an interview on the Glorietta blast. They got this idea that I was at the area when it happened, after they saw my blog’s URL as source of Gambit01’s YouTube videos taken immediately after the Friday incident. I of […]

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Senate has moral and legal duty to continue NBN probe

Inquirer.net’s Lira Dalangin reports that: With the controversial national broadband network (NBN) contract with China’s ZTE Corp. cancelled by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Malacañang believes the investigation by the Senate of the scandal-ridden deal should be terminated. Press and acting Executive Secretary Ignacio Bunye said Malacañang would write the Senate asking it to end its investigation […]

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Senate should subpoena FG or have him arrested if he refues

First Gentleman Mike Arroyo, who apparently harbors illusions he cannot be investigated, has used his heart condition to refuse the Senate invitation for him to appear before the Blue Ribbon Committee investigation into the National Broadband Network. ABS-CBNnews.com reports that Arroyo told the Senate in a letter that his doctors have advised him to keep […]

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Hello world to tonyocruz.com

Maligayang pagdating and welcome to tonyocruz.com which will be my new online HQ starting today. This blog is for my musings and personal takes on politics and technology. I will also post my stories published in Malaya as well as stuff for TXTPower, Global Voices, Bloggers Kapihan and my other advocacies. Web design by Darcke […]

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Something new

I started working yesterday as news reporter for national broadsheet Malaya. My first beat/assignment: Department of Foreign Affairs plus major embassies and international organizations. I just checked the Malaya website and found two news articles bearing my byline: Ateneo prof wins SEA writers award HK legislator leads probe into rights abuses I actually got accepted […]

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