PAMPANGA, Philippines : For the first time in Philippine politics, a Catholic priest has been elected into office. Father Ed Panlilio won as governor in the province of Pampanga, which has earned the reputation of being the country’s illegal gambling capital.
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JAILED military mutineer Antonio Trillanes yesterday took his oath as senator, promising to use his new position to work for the ouster of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Trillanes, 36, was allowed out of detention to take his oath in Caloocan City, his place of residence, following his victory in the Read more »
By JAMES MANANGHAYA – Commission on Elections Chairman Benjamin Abalos dared his critics Monday to file charges against him over alleged irregularities during the May 14 polls, as he insisted that the COMELECâ€™s actions are all in accordance with law.
June 5, 2007 – WHAT DO WE LIVE FOR? MY ESTEEMED COLLEAGUES, FELLOW WORKERS IN GOVERNMENT, DISTINGUISHED GUESTS, FRIENDS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: AS I STAND BEFORE YOU IN THIS CHAMBER FOR THE LAST TIME, I FIND MOST FITTING TO MENTION A PASSAGE I READ WHICH MADE AN IMPACT ON Read more »