Thursday, June 18, 2009

A Tale of Two Very Interesting and Gutsy Filipino Women

By Neal CruzPhilippine Daily InquirerFirst Posted 00:52:00 06/15/2009

I think President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is really thinking of running for representative of her district in Pampanga now occupied by her eldest son Mikey. Without a seat in the House, her next stop would be jail, the crime of plunder being non-bailable. But as Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Satur Ocampo said, “a seat in Congress, even if she were elected Speaker, does not give GMA immunity from criminal suits.”

That is correct, but as a member of Congress, she cannot be arrested while Congress is in session. Once Congress adjourns, however, she can be arrested. What she can then do is go abroad before Congress adjourns and then come back when Congress is already in session.

Ms Arroyo knows that once she is no longer President, she would be inundated with criminal cases, considering her many sins against the people. So she is forced to act the way she is behaving because she ...

Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 01:18:00 06/15/2009

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy...” Jn.10:10a (New Revised Standard Version of the Bible)

Beware of those who sneak in at night!
While the Filipino people were deeply asleep on the evening of June 2, 2009, sinister forces, consisting of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s allies in Congress, once again launched a sneak attack to steal what was left of the little democratic space...

by Christine Avendaño

President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s reported bid to run for Congress was “more of an ethical and moral issue rather than a legal issue," an opposition senator said.FULL STORY
by Christian V. Esguerra

Even without a declaration as to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s political plans beyond 2010, Malacañang continues to defend the prospect of her seeking a seat in the House of Representatives.FULL STORY

Pleading (depending on her mood, perhaps) either poverty or property rights, Imelda Romualdez Marcos wants her confiscated jewelry back.that the people still enjoyed...

IMELDA MARCOS, who was crying last week claiming to be on the brink of poverty, may or may not get her P15-billion jewelry back. ...
Here's a challenge to our Batchmates: Why not blog about a public figure or personality in the Philippines whom you find particularly interesting?

1 comment:

Pilar Villegas Cuevas said...

Ms. orionjri. Thanks for sharing and being a wide reader. I just depend on our blog site for news from the Philippines. Please continue to blog more news, dear batchmates.