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Monday, December 19, 2005

Typhoon Dims The LIghts of Christmas for Mindoro and Bicol

More people won't be celebrating Christmas this year. Mindoro flood victims would be numbered among these unless the rest of the country reach out to them. Link: ABS-CBN Interactive. As many as 35,383 people left their homes in Calapan City, Mindoro Oriental Sunday morning as tropical depression... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Garcillano Scores

Just as expected, Virgilio Garcillano put one over the Opposition in this morning's Congressional hearings. By revealing the names of some Opposition leaders among those who called him up and consulted with him over electoral matters during the 2004 elections, he succeeded to put a question mark... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Hello Garci, My Old Friend

Some months ago, the "Hello Garci" exposé caused a lot of noise in the Philippine political scene, giving the opposition hopes that finally they have found real cause to have "President Short Legs" get kicked out of office. In the oppositions' mind, the audio tape that records the conversations of... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 24, 2005

Living With Muslims

It is possible to have peaceful coexistence with Muslims. This is what Luigi Accatoli declares in his book. His study shows how Muslims and Italians have been coexisting in Italy. He distinguishes between four types of Muslims: the prayerful Muslim, the fundamentalist Muslim, the political Muslim... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, October 24, 2005

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Is Selling Mindanao To Rebels

The MILF has caused a lot of damage to Mindanao. The Abu Sayyaf came out of their group. But now that there is officially a ceasefire between the Government and the MILF, Macapagal-Arroyo is using it as an opportunity to get the MILF on her side. A “complete sellout” of Mindanao is how Mayor Celso... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, October 22, 2005

Hunger and Prostitution

Here is a sidelight on the Arroyo government. A national federation of peasant women, Amihan, estimates the number of prostituted women in the country at 800,000. This is 200,000 more than the 600,000 estimate given by Gabriela, the national women’s alliance, last year. Both groups state that many... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, October 14, 2005

When You're A Priest or a Nun and You Join a Rally...

... you get hosed down. Police on Friday used a water cannon to break up a group of priests, nuns and political personalities who tried to proceed to a church near Malacañang after holding a prayer-rally in Plaza Miranda. About 500 people had come from Plaza Miranda and were marching along C.M.... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, October 8, 2005

A Map of Atlantis?

Ronnie Alonzo, an MA student at the University of the PHilippines discovers a stone that looks like an ancient map. I hope that it does not turn out like the Tasadays of Elizalde. Read this. In a Power Point presentation summarizing his paper "A stone code from Zambales mountain range-A link to the... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, September 9, 2005

Untimely People Power

The so-called "People Power" uprising that our opposition politicians are waiting for won't happen, and this for a couple of reasons: 1. There is no unity in the ranks of those who want another People Power uprising. The first two successfull People Power revolutions that ousted two Presidents were... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, September 6, 2005

No Impeachment For Gloria?

Impeachment Killed Drama... more drama! In 1986, when the tellers of the snap election returns walked out of their jobs, what followed was the first EDSA uprising. In January 16, 2002, after the Senate refused to open an envelope that allegedly contained proofs of the then Pres. Erap Estrada's... Sign in to see full entry.

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