From Noynoy

Our people’s participation in the country’s democratic system of government will again be put to test when the electorate cast their votes on May 14 to choose from among the candidates aspiring to lead this country.

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Philippines hostage-takers agree to surrender

A Philippine pre-school head surrendered to police today after holding a busload of his own students hostage with a hand grenade and other weapons in what he said was an appeal to help them.

‘Arroyo regime worse than Marcos era’

BY LOUI GALICIA – The six-member jury on the Permanent People’s Tribunal found the administration of President Arroyo to be worse than the Marcos government it had tried in 1980. The jury found the Gloria Macapagal Arroyo government, the George W. Bush government and their accomplices guilty of gross violations Read more »

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Opposition bets upload Web site for overseas Pinoy voters

Almost halfway into the campaign period, the Genuine Opposition (GO) finally came up with its own Web site to reach out to voters in cyberspace. But the site appeared to be more of a blog site, where candidates’ press releases and announcements are posted on the site.

Philippines fires judge for ignorance

MANILA, Philippines, March 21 (UPI) — An appeals judge in the Philippines has been fired by the Supreme Court for ignorance of the law and granting too many trial delays. Court of Appeals Justice Elvi John Asuncion was fired Tuesday and will lose all of his retirement benefits, the Manila Read more »

Ugly side of Tourism Authority revealed

By Katrice R. Jalbuena – The walls of Intramuros and the hallowed, historic edifices within them—among the most beautiful reminders of the Philippine Spanish past—are being desecrated by an unauthorized and twice disapproved sport-complex project of the Philippine Tourism Authority.