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Archive for July, 2008

Ex-Lacson accuser backtracks, says Malacañang behind smear drive

Posted by Mai on 31st July 2008

GMANews.TV
Ex-Lacson accuser backtracks, says Malacañang behind smear drive
AIE BALAGTAS SEE, GMANews.TV
08/01/2008 | 12 MN

MANILA, Philippines РA US-based businesswoman who once linked Sen. Panfilo Lacson in a controversial purchase of handcuffs worth P50 million has accused Malaca̱ang of having a hand in concocting charges against the opposition lawmaker.

In her exclusive report in GMA’s 24 Oras, Maki Pulido said Blanquita Pelaez named Maj. Gen. Delfin Bangit as the one who ordered her to drag Lacson in a legal turmoil in the US.

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18 dogs saved from butcher in Nueva Ecija

Posted by Mai on 31st July 2008

Philippine Star – Articles – -
18 dogs saved from butcher in Nueva Ecija

Friday, August 1, 2008

Government investigators and animal welfare activists have rescued 18 dogs from the butcher’s knife in Nueva Ecija, using a new law with stronger provisions against the country’s illegal meat trade, an official said yesterday.

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Agreement with MILF may result in a ‘Kosovo’ in Mindanao

Posted by Mai on 31st July 2008

The Manila Times Internet Edition
Agreement with MILF may
result in a ‘Kosovo’ in Mindanao

A former governor of North Cotabato province in Mindanao warned that a Kosovo would spring up in the Philippines if President Gloria Arroyo caused the signing of an agreement on ancestral domain with Muslim rebels.

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Justice bares P10-M bribe

Posted by Mai on 30th July 2008

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Justice bares P10-M bribe

Sabio tags emissary of Meralco
By Leila Salaverria
Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 01:36:00 07/31/2008

MANILA, Philippines—By his own account, a Court of Appeals justice was offered P10 million to inhibit himself from a case that Manila Electric Co. had filed to stop an attempted takeover by the Government Service Insurance System.

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Meralco rates are high – UP study

Posted by Mai on 30th July 2008

The Manila Times Internet Edition
Meralco rates are high – UP study

By Efren L. Danao, Senior Reporter

A study by the University of the Philippines showed the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) was charging its customers nearly a peso more per kilowatt-hour, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago charged Wednesday.

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Palace treats FVR with kid gloves despite scathing remarks

Posted by Mai on 30th July 2008

ABS-CBN News Online (Beta)
Palace treats FVR with kid gloves despite scathing remarks

Despite his veiled comments and blunt criticisms on the current administration, Malacañang still considers former president Fidel Ramos as a “friend” and “ally.” It said his statements in the past few days only reflect his concern for the welfare of the Filipino nation.

Palace officials said Wednesday they understand where Ramos is coming from and that they know he is thinks of the common good.

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