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Arroyo, Mendoza treated nation badly over NBN

An Inquirer report says Transportation and Communications Secretary Leandro Mendoza cannot get over his “harrowing” experience when he appeared before the Senate blue ribbon committee last month. Read about Mendoza’s version of reality and his melodramatic performance in a sit-down with Inquirer editors here. I was there at the Senate plenary hall during all those […]

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Glorietta blast videos net 46,000 views on YouTube

As of today, more than 46,000 people have viewed Gambit01’s Glorietta blast videos posted two YouTube. Watch the videos here and here. Taken using a camera phone, Gambit01’s videos are currently the “most watched” among a number of videos taken immediately after the terrible incident last week. As for photos, Disney Cute Land is perhaps […]

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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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Writ of Amparo takes effect today

Today will be the start of a test. That test is about the political will of the judiciary to ensure that our rights are protected against political killings and abductions. We will see the test results in the next few days or weeks whether courts will perform their constitutional duties manifest in the new Writ […]

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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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