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Gloria vs her monsters EDITORIAL 12/13/2009

Saturday, December 12, 2009


Gloria vs her monsters


EDITORIAL

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12/13/2009

Atug of war is happening between Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Victor Ibrado and likely Gloria and her cabal along with her loyalist generals over what to do with the martial law currently in force over Maguindanao, based on the current congressional joint session and words fast swirling outside.

Ibrado who had made public .... MORE


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Gloria a part of the coup plot FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 12/13/2009


Gloria a part of the coup plot


FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
12/13/2009
Miriam Defensor-Santiago suspects a Palace conspiracy is afoot, not just to expand the coverage of martial law (ML) but also to disrupt the 2010 polls, after which, a takeover of power would be on the political-military menu.

Being still a staunch ally of Gloria Arroyo in the Senate, Miriam quickly absolves her of complicity in this plot and points to a military cabal as well as the acting Defense chief, Bert Gonzales, and of course her pet peeve, Ronnie Puno, who supervises
.... MORE


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Copenhagen: US, China clash in climate ping-pong 12/13/2009


Copenhagen: US, China clash in climate ping-pong

12/13/2009

COPENHAGEN — They sang each other’s praises in the run up to the Copenhagen climate summit, but China and the United States traded sharp barbs in a superpower standoff that has helped set the UN talks on edge.
On key issues ranging from how to share out the burden of slashing greenhouse gases, whether such efforts should be independently verified, or if the United States owes developing countries — including China — a “climate debt,” the world’s two largest carbon polluters were at loggerheads.

“The atmosphere seems .... MORE


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Mr. Noted’s stinging rebuke BLURBAL THRUSTS Louie Logarta 12/13/2009


Mr. Noted’s stinging rebuke



BLURBAL THRUSTS

Louie Logarta
12/13/2009

The Quezon City mayoralty derby is fast shaping up to be quite a catfight, with the leading contenders — namely Vice Mayor Herbert Bautista of the Liberal Party, Philippine National Railways (PNR) chairman Mike Defensor of the People’s Reform Party (which was established by his aunt Senator Miriam Santiago) and QC 2nd district Rep. Annie Susano of the Nationalist People’s Coalition — trying to gain a head start over the others with the use of just about anything that is available.

With still five months remaining before the 2010.... MORE


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