Monthly Archives: December 2011

Arroyo charged in broadband deal

MANILA — Former president Gloria Arroyo used the power of the presidency to facilitate approval of ZTE Corp.’s $339 million-loan proposal for the national broadband network project, despite prior knowledge of attendant

Aquino opposes Arroyo house arrest

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday rejected a request for house arrest for former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo, who is detained at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center

Palace arrogant – SC spokesman

MANILA — Another word war is heating up between the spokesmen for Malacañang and the Supreme Court (SC). Reacting to a salvo from the Aquino administration, SC spokesman Jose Midas Marquez on

Corona a ‘lameduck’ Chief Justice – Palace

MANILA — As far as Malacañang is concerned, Renato Corona is a lameduck Chief Justice. Spokesman Edwin Lacierda on Tuesday confirmed that President Benigno Aquino 3rd has instructed his legal team to

More floods sweep Visayas, Mindanao

MANILA – The number of evacuees in Mindanao and the Visayas continued to rise as the flooding caused by rain brought by a low-pressure area swept several areas, disaster officials said Tuesday.

P500,000 for Palparan

MANILA — Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo on Tuesday offered P500,000 for any information that would lead to the capture of retired Army Major Gen. Jovito Palparan despite reports that the man tagged