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Ombudsman sues Arroyo, Abalos over NBN deal

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Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

The Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday filed a graft case at the Sandiganbayan against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in connection with the scuttled National Broadband Network (NBN) deal with China, Philippine Daily Inquirer sources said.

Charged along with Arroyo were former Transportation and Communication Secretary Leandro Mendoza and former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Benjamin Abalos, according to two court  sources, who asked not to be identified because they did not have permission to discuss the matter.

Ronald Llamas, presidential adviser on political affairs, confirmed the news Wednesday night, saying he got the confirmation “from various sources.”

The case for violation of the antigraft law was filed at around 4:30 p.m. by staff members from the Office of the Ombudsman’s central office, the court sources said, adding that the charge sheet had already been assigned  a case number.

The Inquirer tried to get official comment from Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales’ spokesperson, Asryman Rafanan, but failed to reach him.

The case stemmed from the criminal complaint filed by Bayan Muna Representative Teodoro Casiño in connection with the scrapped $329-million NBN deal with China’s ZTE Corp. designed to connect government offices in the country through a broadband network.

Voluminous documents

The Arroyo administration scrapped the deal in 2007 amid allegations of overpricing and bribery involving several Philippine government officials. The allegations also triggered a congressional inquiry.

The court sources said Ombudsman staff members, one of them a woman, went to the Sandiganbayan shortly before it closed for the day Wednesday and filed the case, handing voluminous documents to the court staff.

“The case has already been given a number,” one of the sources said.

Arroyo is currently detained at Veterans Memorial Medical Center in connection with an electoral sabotage case filed against her before the Pasay Regional Trial Court arising from alleged rigging of the results of the 2007 senatorial elections.

‘Significant step’

Llamas told the Inquirer by phone : “We received the news of the Ombudsman’s decision to file charges against GMA (Arroyo) the same time as the media and the public.”

“We welcome the development as it is another significant step in the process of holding officials from the previous administration, including GMA, to answer for various charges of alleged corruption and other abuses,” Llamas said. “As with the electoral sabotage case already pending against her, GMA will now be given her day in court. The truth of these allegations will be settled and, hopefully, those responsible will be held accountable.”

“This clearly demonstrates that our institutions for justice and accountability are slowly yet surely getting back on track,” Llamas said.


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Tags: Benjamin Abalos , Crime , Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo , Government , Graft and Corruption , Justice , law , Leandro Mendoza , NBN Deal , Ombudsman


  • ztefertilizerscam

    Former Fake Pres. Arroyo , corruption and many 

    1. NBN ZTE Scandal

    2. Millions of bribe money to Congressmen and Governors 

    (October 2007)

    3. Cheating in 2004 Elections (HELLO GARCI)

    4. Joc Joc Bolante Case (Fertilizer Scam, P728 Million)

    5. JOSE PIDAL Bank Account (Unexplained Wealth, P200 

    Million)

    6. NANI PEREZ Power Plant Deal ($2 Million)

    7. Use of Road User’s Tax for Campaigning

    8. Billion Peso Macapagal Boulevard (Overprice of P532 

    Million)

    9. Juetengate? (Illegal Numbers game kickbacks)

    10. Extra Judicial Killings

    11. Arroyo Moneys in Germany (Exposed by Senator Cayetano)

    12. General GARCIA and Other Military Men

    13. Billion Peso Poll Automation contract to(Mega Pacific) 

    (P1.3 Billion)

    14. Northrail Project($503 Million)

    15.  Maguindanao Results of 2007 Elections (ZUBIRI, BEDOL)

    16.  NAIA-3

    17.  Venable Contract (Norberto Gonzales)

    18.  Swine Scam (Exposed by? Atty. Harry Roque

    19. GLORIA Arroyo son hidden assets in united states

    20. EURO GENERAL’S

    21. CALAMITY FUND SCANDAL.

    22.  C-5 road controversy — Senator Manuel Villar

    23.P550-million worth of funds from the Overseas Workers’ 

    Welfare Administration (OWWA).

    24. P780-million LWUA funds-PROSPERO PICHAY

    25. BISHOPS’s SUV-Gloria Birthday gift

    26. Arroyo linked in P325M lotto intelligence fund

    27. Arroyo got P200M in kickbacks from govt projects-Zaldy 

    Ampatuan 

    28. P200.41 billion or $4.6 billion in Malampaya royalties 

    from 2002 to May this year.

    29.LACSON ACCUSED FG MIKE ARROYO OF SELLING 3  REFURBISHED 

    HELICOPTERS TO PNP AT P105 MILLION EACH

    30. 600,000 metric tons of Rotten rice imported from 

    India.Kishore Hemlani, an Indian trader allegedly close to 

    Arroyo, reportedly bagged the P9.5 billion contract for 

    the rice importation. 

    31. DATO ARROYO wife bought the condo unit for $570,000, 

         70-square-meter one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit (Unit 

    No. 533) at the luxury high-rise, full-service Gramercy 

    Towers located at 1177 California St. in upscale downtown 

    San 
    Francisco.

    32.- P50-million bribe to FG for the president’s veto of 

    two franchise bills

    33. The additional funding led to a 41-percent spike in  

    advertising expenses, from P76.129 million in 2008 to 

    P107.420 million in 2009, which went mostly to ads for 

    Arroyo’s achievements.

    34. The report said the PIA received from the Department 

    of Budget and Management a notice of cash allocations 

    amounting to P344.789 million, even though only P222.488 
    million was appropriated for it under the national budget.

    35.- Denial of pork barrel funds to Malacanang’s political 

     enemies

    36.- Praises for Jovito Palparan, alleged mastermind of 

    extra judicial killings of militants

    37.- Removal of govt bodyguards for former pres and Arroyo 

     critic, Cory Aquino

    38.- Appointment of manicurist as a member of the board of 

     Pag-Ibig

    39. Appointment of gardener as deputy of the Luneta Park  

    Administration.

    40. MIDNIGHT APPOINTMENT of an Arroyo,RENATO CORONA, as SC 

    Chief Justice

          200+ other illegal midnight appointments

    41.- MIKEY ARROYO’s undeclared properties in California

    42.- Pardon of controversial convicted criminals like 

    Ninoy’s murderers

    43.- EO 464; requiring Cabinet members to seek 

    presidential clearance before testifying in Congress 

    hearings

    44.- Promise (on Rizal Day) to not run for the presidency 

    in 2004

    45.- “Vote Buying” by giving away Philhealth cards

    46.- Taxpayers’ money for her giant billboards and and 

    PCSO tv campaign ads[/b]

    47- Appointment of Ben Abalos, a staunch GMA ally, as 

    COMELEC chair

    48.- Mikey Arroyo’s importation of 32 thoroughbred horses 

    from Australia worth P384 million.

    49.Former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo used 2 choppers 16 

    times, son Mikey 69

    50.PNoy: PAGCOR spent P1 BILLION on coffee

    51.Jose Miguel Arroyo owned helicopters’
    all Robinson R44 Raven Is with Series Nos. 1370 to 1374
    A total of $1,423,025 was paid to Lionair for the five 

    helicopters.

    52.Pagcor ‘pabaon’ to Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo: P345M

    53.The godmother’s ties to the Pinedas(Jueteng lord)

    54. Glorietta 2 and Batasan bombings

        The Glorietta 2 bombing happened during the height of 

    the bribery case which took place in Malacañang.

    55. Misuse of Balikatan funds Navy Lt. Nancy Gadian 

    revealed an alleged malversation of funds in 2007

    56. Solon: Charge Gloria Arroyo for taking P98-M from 

    PNoy’s social fund

    57. 50 MILLION PABAON GENERALS

        Former Armed Forces chiefs of staff Narciso Abaya, 

    Dionisio Santiago, Generoso Senga, Hermogenes Esperon, and 

    Alexander Yano,chiefs of staff – Angelo Reyes, Diomedio  

    Villanueva, and Roy Cimatu and MANY MORE..

    58.Colmenares: GMA had P488 billion in ‘pork.

    59. P1 BILLION down the drain in Arroyo-era jatropha 

    project—DOST chief 
    60.Fishers push plunder rap vs Arroyo in purchase of ice machines( overpriced at P455 million in 2009.)
    61.$225-million overprice of Metro Rail Transit Corp. (MRTC), 
    62.Ongpin “front” for former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo in a P660-million loan from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP)…
    63.sale of the old Iloilo airport for P1.2 billion to Megaworld Corp. in 2007

    • zoiloperez

      RESIST DICTATORSHIP

      RISE AGAINST HATE, VENGEANCE AND VINDICTIVENESS

      DEATH TO THE abNOY COMMUNIST DICTATOR

      PROTECT OUR LIBERTY, DEMOCRACY AND OUR JUSTICE SYSTEM

      • bogart73

        wag ka na mag iskandalo dito zoiloperez, mag-isa ka lang na nagtatanggol kay pandak. Total di na niya kailangan pa maghanapbuhay dahil madami naman siyang nakutong noong presidente pa siya, magbakasyon na lang muna siya sa kulungan ng habangbuhay..

  • Barak_O

    magkakasakit na naman si little girl neto

  • RE680

    Wow! Finally Ombudsman Carpio-Morales delivers! The wheels of justice is finally moving against corruption. I hope this case succeeds in prosecuting the guilty & will serve as a lesson to rotten trapos.

  • zoiloperez

    Ms. Carpio-Morales, ano na ang nangyari sa kaso ng matandang Niel Tupas na ama ni Congressman Niel Tupas Jr.

    Tang Ina kayo dahil selective ang mga kaso na nilalabas ninyo.  Inaamag na yang kaso ni Tupas/

    RESIST DICTATORSHIP

    RISE AGAINST HATE, VENGEANCE AND VINDICTIVENESS

    DEATH TO THE abNOY COMMUNIST DICTATOR

    PROTECT OUR LIBERTY, DEMOCRACY AND OUR JUSTICE SYSTEM

  • BahoPuwet

    it’s obvious, either 
    zoiloperez is on Pandak’s payroll or is a blood relative. 
    Worse, zoiloperez may be a dugong aso – hahahaha

    • zbone

      And does that make you on the yellow brigade’s payroll?  As usual, there are so many stupid comments here.

  • orly8000dizo

    Sige, pagpatong patungin na ninyo ang kaso sa mga taong iyan para mabawasan na ang mga corrupt people ng ‘Pinas kong mahal at hindi na sila makalabas sa bilibid.

  • Fabelous2

    I am sure,  in  few minutes,  purveyors and supporters of sleaze and anything goes in crime as long as there’s something in it for me attitude, band of thieves and influence peddlers  associated with the previous Khawathan Mafia in Malacanan that operated in the country for 9 years costing untold billions wasting people’s integrity and decency, will come out crying persecution on yet again – another nail  driven to this rotten piece in our political history.  I trust the courts will do it’s job in prosecuting this landmark case and finally bring this graft leader now detained somewhere nice and comfortable to the reality and harsh life that is – Muntinglupa national bilibid.

  • Fabelous2

    For a woman leaving her critical husband laying in a hospital to fly to China ‘like a thief in the night’ as her economic adviser Salceda joked, just to observed signing of this deal between Malacanan Mafia and ZTE demonstrate the lengths criminals are willing to go through if the deal is right and rewarding.  This rotten deal transacted by these gang of thieves would have further saddled the Filipinos for close to $600 million by the time it is fully paid off to a Chinese financier.  Yet, when questioned what was in the contract demanded by the people. the rotten reply received from this rotten group of thieves was; the documents they signed in China was stolen in a hotel room?  These rotten people should be made to pay dearly for this attempted scam and hopefully seeing how these people will aged in captivity will serve as role models for future government workers.

  • wehd1nga

    sana mabawi ng gobyerno ni Pnoy ang lahat ng pera ng taong bayan na ninakaw ng pamilya macapagal / arroyo.

  • panaloangtotoo2

    I hope maisama ditto and kidnapping na ginawa kay Lozada. Marami ang madadawit at muling ma-exposed ang super kasinungalingan nila Atienza, Mike Defensor, at ang mga dumukot kay Lozada. Payback time, folks!

  • http://pedestrianobserver.blogspot.com/ Political Jaywalker

    When it rains it pours, LOL…. no wonder Gloria Arroyo desperately tried to escape with the help of the Ocho Ocho Gang of injustices led by her former thief este cheap ooops chief of staff she promoted to CJ as her lead counsel in the SC, she knew she will be facing a deluge of criminal complaint. What a shame, we have a former president who not only stole her position the first time and unconstitutionally run for a second term through electoral sabotage who is now facing charges of plunder and corruption unworthy of the position she stole.

  • tagasampaloc

    Take it easy guys and gals. Commenters here sound as if Gloria and Abalos are already guilty of corruptions.
     Not true. They are just persons of interest to the Ombudsman in the investigation of NBN-ZTE deal that it filed charges against them at the Sandiganbayan. At this point, they are still innocent.
    Of course, alam natin na magkasangga si Gloria at si Abalos na nagtamasa daw nang limpak limpak na salapi for 9 years.
    Iyon daw isa ang tagabalasa at tagasapote naman daw ang pangalawa. Para bagang pusoy. Iyan ang alam natin pero hindi mahalaga ito dahil sa Sandiganbayan ang mahalaga ay ang paratang na mapapatunayan. “Due process” daw kuno.

    • bogart73

       tagasampaloc, wag kayo mag-iskandalo dito ni zoiloperez, dalawa lang kayo na nagtatanggol kay pandak..marami naman siyang nakotong noong presidente pa siya kaya tama lang na magretire na siya at magpahinga sa kulungan.. o di ba gobyerno pa ang gagastos uli sa pagkain nya.

  • JV Velarde

    A case coming from Ombudsman Morales, a former SC Justice, every strand, no stones unturned, Gloria & Mike will soon be in Jail! 

    Happy New Year Everyone!!!

  • bogs1225

    dapat dyan kay .. pandikikay arroyo …. mabulok sa kulungan … pagka naging guilty sya … walang pardon … mag aalsa ang taong bayan … at itapon namin si panot sa kalsada pag pinardon nya si pandak arroyo …

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JQBHSHS22G65Z6V5Z64XBRCIZQ simon

    akala nila siguro sila na ang Diyos, o kaya walang Diyos. ang tao may hangganan po.

  • jericxx

    The anti-Arroyos are rejoicing as if GMA has been convicted already.

    A case has been filed according to Llamas.  Its weird that its the executive department announcing this development.  The Ombudsman is supposed to be an independent entity. 

    Or are we already under one-man rule? 

    • Barak_O

      used to be one-family rule. it’s all gone now and the family is on the run. next question, make it difficult.

  • brunogiordano

    “The Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday filed a graft case at the Sandiganbayan against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo”

    SANDIGANBAYAN??? kaya ba nilang ipatupad ang utos nila???

    bakit hindi nila masuspende agad si Nereus Acosta???

    “Nereus Acosta, in an opposition filed with the Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division, is contesting his preventive suspension which the Office of the Special Prosecutor said was mandatory under the antigraft law.”

     “As the alter-ego of the President, accused cannot be suspended because to do so would be tantamount to suspending the President himself, and thus encroaches upon his exclusive prerogative to appoint people whom he thinks are the best to advise him as head of state,” Acosta said.

    kahit ano pa ang sabihin niya hindi niya na maaalis na may kaso siyang GRAFT.

  • mikerocky

    Slow but sure may sound nice, BUT, it never hurts to work a little FASTER people!

  • ipaglabanangbayan

    ika nga ni romulo neri bakla nung nbn-zte investigation on nationwide tv and radio, “SHE IS EVIL”, referring to that dwarf witch arroyo. nakalimutan na ba ninyo? o talagang bayaran lang kayong mga pacomment comment pa dito. mga dumbbell!!!

  • victor1052

    Voluminous documents submitted? Those LAZY sandiganbayan prosecutors will have an excuse for sitting on this case as it did with the 226 other criminal cases filed against congressmen with various crimes ranging from “mild” graft and extortion to heinous rapes and murders. Drillon revealed a few weeks ago that this inept court acted only on 3.3% of all cases filed with them since time immemorial. Something fishy similar with rackets ran by the ombudsman before? If this country were China, those persecutors would have been executed along with the criminal-politicians a long time ago. 

  • RJ

    This case should be in the Guinness Book of World Record as the most impossible heist in the history of mankind. Normally, a contract is composed of 5 to 7 copies. 2 copies goies to the contracting parties, 2 copies goes to both embassies of both country, 1 copy to the notarizing party, and 2 copies for whatever filing purpose. And yet not even one party can produce a copy when the contract was exposed to be anomalous.WORST, THE COPY OF THE HIGHEST OFFICE OF THE PHILIPPINES GOT STOLEN FROM THE HOTEL AS ALLEGED BY ITS REPRESENTATIVES? IS THERE NO WAY TO IMPRISON THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR NEGLIGENCE. ARE THE THIEVES REALLY THAT GOOD TO PASS THRU ALL THE SECURITY DETAILS OF THESE GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES WHEN EVEN ORDINARY PEOPLE CAN NOT EVEN GO NEAR THESE POLITICIANS WITHOUT BEING FLAGGED DOWN BY THEIR 24 HOUR SECURITY? ONLY IN THE PHILIPPINES.

    • linejohn

      Baka iyong janitor ang nagnakaw (kumuha)? 

      • Guest

        hindi. yung mga representathieves

  • ipaglabanangbayan

    binabasa ko ung listahan ni nbnztefertilizerscam. aba’y napakawalanghiya pala talaga ng pamilya arroyong yan ano. biro mo, pinagnakawan na nila hanggang sa apo ng anak ko! aba e wag nila ipakita ang pagmumukha ng mga baboy na yan at baka masaksak ko at paghati hatiin ko ang mga demonyong ya-an. kasama na rin ang mga baboydamong abalos, mendoza, neri, defensor, atbp. ala e akin nang hinahasa ang aking kutsilyo at pag nakita ko mga ya-an e uundayan ko sa tagiliran, ah.

    • Winn728

      Partner,  okay ung mga comment mo. . .

      Buti ka pa, nkakalusot sa ganitong comment mo. . Ako pg nag comment ng ganito, ayaw ilabas ng Inquirer lalo na ang Phil Star. . Bakit kaya. . .Siguro, may Martial Law din sa 2-newspaper na 2. .

      Pag mga Columnists nila, walang pakundangan bumira, wala palang demokrasya dito rin s Inquirer. . .Lalo na s Phil Star. . puro magagaling daw ung Phil Star columnists (sabi nila, ewan k.)   Dito sa Inquirer, marami din pala. . .

      Baka, d k na rin bilhin 2ng Inquirer. . .Buti sa Internet, walang Gastos. . .

      Kasuhan ng kasuhan yang mga yan, Arroyo, Abalos, Mendoza, Ebdane, etc. . .para matuto ang mga nasa Govt. .

      Dpat magpagawa na ng  VIP JAIL c Pnoy,. . Maraming future Occupants ang darating.

      Lagyan din ng WIFI. . . .hehehehe

  • PeteJrfern

    Great news!  Kailan nila aarestuhin si Leandro Mendoza?  Sunod na rin si Ebdane.

  • generalproblem

    slamat naman at may case number na kailan kaya ang firts hearing nang mabulok na si burjer at gma.

  • respectruleoflaw

    Good dapat kasuhan ang may kasalanan

  • Justice_Justice

    Another waste of time and money?  Ombudsman better have a solid case because then it will prove that this Lemon submarine was only appointed to do a political mob job.

  • us_sixtycents

    wait…. she’s still alive?! it’s been over a month now without the stem cell treatment… I’m so worried!

  • respectruleoflaw

    Tama ang ginawa ng ombudsman kasuhan kung may probable cause  pero dapat hindi ito gagamitin para pagtakpan ang mga kapalpakan ni Noynoy

  • sephgabriel

    just check kung sino si LLAMAS before trusting him. Define leftist and communist.

  • respectruleoflaw

    Kung totoo ang tuwid na daan, kasuhan ang dapat kasuhan kasama na ang mga alepores ni Noynoy.   

  • sephgabriel

    ALL MILITARY, WAKE UP, COMMUNIST PEOPLE ALREADY INFILTRATED THE SEAT OF POWER IN THE PHILLPPINES. COUNTRY SOON TO COLLAPSE UNDER THEIR RULE.

    • Guest

      hahahahawhawhawhawrhawrhawr.galing mo magpatawa

  • sephgabriel

    ALL THESE SUITS ARE JUST PSYWAR TO GAIN SUPPORT FROM THE GULLIBLE CITIZEN. WAKE UP READERS. THEY ARE USING MEDIA TO ADVANCE THEIR CAUSE. BE WARY OF ALL NEWS ARTICLE ESPACIALLY IF COMING FROM PHIL DAILY INQUIRER. LEFTIST PROPAGANDIST ARE HERE.

  • padrefaura

    i praise the ombudsman for filing the appropriate charges and not Plunder which the media whore leftists filed earlier.

    obvious naman walang plunder sa kaso ni GMA sa ZTE.

  • respectruleoflaw

    Managot ang dapat managot… Bakit nga pala tahimik si Noynoy sa kaso ni Nereus Acosta na kapartido nya sa liberal at adviser nya?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FUQUIQBMIZSLW2QF4MWHHQVQEE dan

    Its really strange how people call PNoy a dictator, have you guys seen the ABS CBN Bandila news interview of Atty Topacio, the lawyer of the Arroyos? This guy has a framed photo of Hitler!!! yup the guy idolizes Hitler!!! Just goes to show who are with the forces of darkness, I mean a framed picture of Hitler hanging on the wall behind your desk, that really says it all. Mga kampon talaga ng dilim ang mga ito

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3TWVIBNBHJIBKXLUC5IT2JYM5E Harry

    A miscarriage of corruption due to un-moderated greed between Abalos, Venecia, Neri and Lozada.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VYVO5BIPX6WO4IGFRGIQE3P6HY Ruben

    More to come.  Tambakan ng mga kaso ang mga magnanakaw na iyan para siguradong walang lusot.

    • respectruleoflaw

      Managot ang dapat managot… Pero bakit nga pala tahimik si Noynoy sa kaso ni Nereus Acosta na kapartido nya sa liberal at adviser nya?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    Did I read it correctly? The case is just graft case and not plunder as what Noy lapdogs would like to see? Hmmm, good luck. Ang daming ganyang case sa Sandiganbayan. Even Joey Marquez and Imelda Marcos were found guilty only to be acquitted on appeal. Also, hindi ba bailable yan? So pag na declare ng SC na unconstituional yung Comelec-DOJ panel puga na si little girl. Tama ba?

    • respectruleoflaw

      Yup exactly kaya iiyak si Noynoy…. Dapat kasi kung magpakulong ng tao ilagay sa ayos ang lahat para walang sabit….

  • scank

    ISAMA RIN ITONG AMA NG MGA BUWAYANG MAGNANAKAW SI MIKE BUWAYA ARROYO A.K.A   JOSE PIDAL. MARAMING nakurakut sa SCAM na ito at maraming TUNGPATS NA NAKUHA SA NGA TSEKWA. IKULONG ANG TARANTADO. 

    • respectruleoflaw

      Managot ang dapat managot… Pero bakit nga pala tahimik si Noynoy sa kaso ni Nereus Acosta na kapartido nya sa liberal at adviser nya?

      • henrysuarez

        dyan nakikita na wala kang maipuna kaya nanghahagilap ka ng alikabok para may ibato ke pnoy. tanga ka simple case lang kay acosta at kaya niyang labanang mag isa di kagaya niyo na kahit lamok na maibalita ay binintang agad ke pnoy. di kailangan ni acosta tagapagtanggol

  • scank

    SA  ISANG  DAANG KASO NI ARROYO, Pangalawa pa lang ito. Kaya mabigat ang tatahakin ang MGA BUWAYANG WALANG KABUSUGAN sa BILANGGUAN. MAMAMATAY NA ITONG DILAT SA KULUNGAN HINDI PA RIN BAYAD ANG NGA NINAKAW AT KINURAKUT ANG TARANTADONG MAGNANAKAW NA ITO.

    • respectruleoflaw

      Managot ang dapat managot… Pero bakit nga pala tahimik si Noynoy sa kaso ni Nereus Acosta na kapartido nya sa liberal at adviser nya?

  • kulittwit

    For sure, ten more cases will be filed vs arroyo in the coming weeks. She definitely reaps was she sow.

    KARMA.

    • respectruleoflaw

      Managot ang dapat managot… Pero bakit nga pala tahimik si Noynoy sa kaso ni Nereus Acosta na kapartido nya sa liberal at adviser nya?

      • kulittwit

        Para kang sirang plaka respectflaw, for sure PNoy will not tolerate acosta if convicted. for  sure he will be out of the cabinet if that happens.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    I’m sure Noy will be dissapointed with the Ombudsman. He wanted a plunder case so non-bailable. Ombudsman could only come out with a graft case. So same level na si GMA and Nerius Acosta.

    • kulittwit

      Actually arroyo has three plunder cases already.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

        Wala pa pong plunder case naka file sa Sandiganbayan, Baka ibig mong sabihin e may complaint naka file sa Ombudsman. Hindi po case yon, complaint pa lang. Yang NBN, plunder ang complaint sa Ombudsman pero downgraded to graft when Ombudsman filed a case to Sandiganbayan. 

  • scank

    MALAKING INA NG BUWAYA ITONG NABILANGGO NI PNOY SI GLORIA SWAPANG ARRROYO. DAPAT ang isunod ikulong yong AMA ng mga BUWAYA NAMAN SI MIKE LIBOG ARROYO TAPOS YONG NGA ANAK GAYA NI RENATO BUWAYA CORONA, MIKEY RAPIST ARROYO, DATO KURAKUT ARROYO AT SI IGGY JOSE PIDAL ARROYOM BITAYIN NA ANG NGA GAGONG ITO.

  • scank

    DITO SA KASONG ITO, MARAMING BUWAYANG MATATAKAW SA PERA ANG KASANGKUT DITO. Pinangungunahan ng magasawang GLORIA AT MIKE BUWAYA ARROYO. Dito sila nanganak ng maraming BUWAYANG MATAKAW SA PERA NG BAYAN. Una rito si BEN BUWAYA ABALOS, LEANDRO BUWAYA MENDOZA,  BITAYIN ANG NGA BUWAYANG KURAKUT AT MAGNANAKAW NG PERA NG BAYAN!  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    Way I look at it, DOJ-Comelec filed a weak electoral sabotage case against GMA to put her to jail. This is to buy Ombudsman enough time to come out with a non-bailable case – plunder. Unfortunately, Ombudsman failed to follow the game plan.

    • TGM_ERICK

      the ombudsman has assessed the case correctly.  the deal was aborted.  so how could it be plunder?  graft is okay.  

      • Guest

        I agree. The point is to convict the accused. Charging Arroyo for plunder just to make the Ombusdman and the administration look tough is foolishness.

  • luzviminda88

    BWA HA HA HA. MGA KAMPON KO YAN ANG GUSTO KO.  MABILIS GUMAWA SULAT PARA IDEPENSA HENERAL NIYO NANG MAY MAGANDANG KINABUKASAN KAYO DITO SA KAHARIAN KO. NAPAKALAMIG NA LUNGGA ANG PIITAN NYO PARA DI KAYO MAPASO SA NAGLIL;IYAB KONG PALASYO. BWA HA HA HA HA

  • scank

    SA KASONG ITO, MARAMING EBIDENSIYA laban sa nga BUWAYANG MATAKAW SA PERA NG BAYAN. KAILANGAN BILISAN DIN ANG KASO para MAKULONG AT MABITAY NA ANG NGA KURAKUT AT MAGNANAKAW NG PERA NG BAYAN PINANGUNGUNAHAN NI GLORIA AT MIKE BUWAYA ARROYO. ISAMA NA ANG ANAK ANAKAN NIYANG SI SWAPANG NA BUWAYA RENATO CORONA. Bilyong bliyong pera ang nakurat  ang mga tarantadong animales na ito.

  • luzviminda88

    EH HARING SATANAS, PAANO SINA ARROYO, CORONA AT ABALOS PATI PALPARAN.  SAAN MO SILA ILAGAY. BWA HA HA ANG MGA HENERAL KO’Y MAY ESPESYAL NA KUWARTONG MAY AIRCON AT REF PARA DI SILA MAUHAW. BWA HA HA HA HA

  • scank

    Saan daang kaso ang magasawang GLORIA AT MIKE ARROYO at pangalawang kaso pa lang ang ZTE-NBN SCAM na ito. Papaano na yong SUSUNOD PANG KASO, FERTILIZER SCAM? Naku, MARAMI DIN BUWAYANG MATAKAW SA PERA ANG SABIT DITO. YANG SI JOC-JOC BULANTE, ANG ANAK NAMAN DITO. SABI KO SA INYO KULANG ANG KULUNGAN SA MANILA. DAPAT IHUKAY NA LANG BUHAY ANG MGA BUWAYANG WALANG KABUSUGAN NA ITO PARA TIPID. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    Wag po sana naka caps lock mga posts. Hirap basahin at walang reason to do that.

  • scank

    SUNUGIN NA LAHAT ANG NGA BUWAYANG MATATAKAW SA PERA NG BAYAN. UNA SI GLORIA AT MIKE BUWAYA ARROYO, BEN BUWAYA ABALOS, LEANDRO BUWAYA MENDOZA, JOC-JOC BUWAYA BULANTE, RENATO BUWAYA CORONA, CRISTINA BUWAYA CORONA, 

  • kruger

    That’s it!  Sue their arses off the face of this earth.  These scoundrels have bled this country so much and almost got away with it!

    Just take a look at the properties and monies they amassed and you’ll ask yourself, how can this be possible?

    It wasn’t only possible on Gloria’s account – it was the freakin’ norm!

    It’s just too bad that a lot of personalities involved in this scam are missing on the Ombudsman’s charge sheet ☹

  • coladu

    This is the right way of doing things. If there is probable cause for a case, just file and let justice take its course. Huwag na yong DALDAL ng DALDAL katulad ng ginagawa ni Edwin Lacierda. Malacanang Boys and Girls should learn their lesson from the battle tested Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales who simply does her work silently without having to be interviewed.  Work speaks louder than words!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FUQUIQBMIZSLW2QF4MWHHQVQEE dan

      Just imagine Lacierda and Valte not saying a word during the presscon, just staring back at the reporters and looking around after each question thrown at them, no response, no answers, just nods and maybe raising of eyebrows hahahaha. yeah bright ka talaga

      • Mike_1974

        oh my!! did you not watch the WHOLE presscon? you are presenting half-truth and half-false statements!!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

        Ano po yung half-false statement? Meron ba ganong term?

      • pickers136

        Eduardo, yes there is.  Half-truth means declaring or asserting a factual case part of which may not stand scrutiny.  Half-false means spewing lies and mockery with a pinch of reality like some comedy shows i.e. jay leno, SNL, etc.

    • Mike_1974

      such hasty generalizations!! you are ill-informed!!!

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/DWRHqlNoppBOATBbtwpQkaAEQdMOmejmkPJb#24a25 jeff

    Mangmang lang ang nagsasabi na hindi mandaraya at kurakot sina gloria at miguel arroyo.
    kahit tanungin nyo pa si joker arroyo.

  • lostRunes

    Kamusta AK47 mo Llamas?

    • Barak_O

      kailangan daw niya live na tao pangtarget practice. punta ka sa bahay nya sa new year.

  • kulittwit

    For sure, ten more cases will be filed vs arroyo in the coming weeks. She definitely reaps was she sow.

    KARMA.

  • july23

    Porky mike balato naman tongpats. bigyan naman alipores para pang nu yir

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    Bail set at 70k. Parang wala lang. Mahal pa yung nabili kong DSLR camera.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    This was one of the noisiest investigation done in the Senate. Witnesses left and right. And for what, a graft case with bail set for a mere 70K? Nasan na yung plunder na gusto ni Noy before the end of the year?

    • pickers136

      Eduardo, you have been parroting semantics incessantly. For the benefit of everybody, could you explain from moral turpitude standpoint what the difference is between graft and plunder? I’m just curious. Thanks.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

        I don’t deal with morality. Plunder is non-bailable which Noy wants. Graft is bailable. In this case 70k pesos. It is not just semantics. The difference is huge on legal standpoint. If the electoral sabotage case filed by DOJ-Comelec panel is declared unconstitutional come January, then there is no more non-bailable case against GMA. GMA can then go home. 

      • pickers136

        Eduardo, what do you mean by “if the electoral sabotage case filed by DOJ-Comelec panel is declared unconstitutional..”?  Can a filing of case be unconstitutional?  If so, what article in the constitution as regards mere filing of a case was in jeopardy?  Did Pnoy make any pronouncements of or has there been any verifiable source that you can produce where he said he wanted GMA to face plunder charges? When you say that the difference between graft and plunder is huge from a legal perspective what, aside from bail which is essentially a function of finanical resources and the degree of risk of non-appearance by the accused, can you elucidate from the degree of guilt and redress?

      • us_sixtycents

        Wrong or right pickers, that’s Mr. Eduardo’s opinion just respect it.

        Move on buddy!
         

      • pickers136

        us_sixtycents opinion is one thing speculation is another and I’m putting him to task for the latter to see how deep or shallow he dig himself into.

      • us_sixtycents

        Putting “him” to the task? why? he don’t owe you anything…

        deep or shallow who cares? just drop it.. you gotta be kiddin me!

      • pickers136

        yes he does and just everybody else spewing lies and speculations the decency to back up their claim or shut up. I’m not kiding you. Every body in their right mind cares as perpetuated lies gone unaswered is dangerous.

      • TGM_ERICK

        the filing of any case becomes unsconstitutional in so many aspects

        when the person beng arrested  is not read of his rights.
        when there is no strong preliminary evidence 
        when the filing of the case turns out to be hush hush because of rush

      • pickers136

        That’s a bit of a stretch to say the least. Constitutionality is essentially grounded on the question of power or authority.  Even on the arrest example, is the act of filing not quite distinct from failing to read the miranda rights?

      • TGM_ERICK

        i agree but our rights are expressedly provided for in our consttution, equal protection of the law.  if one fails to give the accused his miranda rights, it is unconstitutional to charge that person or file a case against him and even if filed will not prosper.

      • pickers136

        There is no such right not to be sued.  It is unconstitutional to be arrested without being read of his/her miranda rights and I have no beef with that but you can’t take anybody’s right to seek redress, relief, protection, etc. Pls stick to the question of the right to file charges in the context of constitutionality whether or not there was an arrest.

      • TGM_ERICK

        everone has the right to seek grievances within the framework of our constitution or law.  like i said one cannot just file a case against anyone if for example the charge are just made up or trumped up.  

      • pickers136

        we’re drifting by anyways that so-called made or trumped up charges presupposes a determination after due evaluation of the evidences and that is putting a cart before the horse.  going back to the question of constitutionality of filing charges how do you equate that – and we are not talking of the miranda rights issue here – with the process of establishing guilt?  no offense but i dont see the head and tail of your argument.

      • TGM_ERICK

        i just have to give up because i am not a lawyer.  anyway it seems to me you are one and that it would benefit non-lawyers like myself if you be the one to explain it yourself.  

      • pickers136

        I raised the question and you offered your 10 cents and now you’re stuck. no worries.

      • TGM_ERICK

        fine with me.

      • TGM_ERICK

        plunder involves criminal acquisition of 50 million pesos or more and not just one act but a combination or series of actions to criminally acquire such amount.  lower than 50 m, graft may be one act or more.  

  • Sobrangpanot

    What  for ?  canceled project paano mapatutunayan ung graft charges kung walang project that came to fruition ?   another waste of time ito and government resources  .

  • ipaglabanangbayan

    ako’y napaupo sa aking kinatatayuan nang aking mabasa na si lolong da-aw ang pinakamalaking buwaya sa buong mundo. ala e, napakalaki naman talaga ng damuhong nagsimula lamang na kasinglaki ng betlog ni topacio eh. at ang tya-an na tila bang walang kabusugan sa laki, pumapantay lamang sa walang kaimpa-impatsong butete ni mike arroyo ah. ala e, ang sarap undayan ng saksak! kahit saan tignan at undayan, tagiliran ah. kaakit-akit!

    ako’y napaupo sa aking kinatatayuan sapagka’t sa aking wari, malaki ang pagkakamali ng mga nagsasabi ng gayo-on, na si lolong ang pinakamalaking buwaya ng ating panahon. natataon na ireng dyaskeng nagsabi ay dapat undayan ng saksak sa tagiliran ah, sa kasinungalingang kanyang ipinagkakalat.

    dahil ang katotohanan ay wala nang mas lalaki pa sa mga arroyong buwaya. si lolong ay meryenda lamang sa kanila ah. walandyo. ire’y dalhin na dito at nang mapagpraktisang undayan sa tagiliran ah. josme!

  • carreo

    Something is not being told about this case,,it is filed as plunder case pero mahina evidence kaya graft case Lang sya bumagsak

  • entong238

    ako ay isang pulubi na umaasa na bigyan ni aquino ng trabaho pero ako ay di ngamamadali pagkat alam ko na ang kanyang mga kalaban ay mga alagad ng kadiliman at maraming pera pero sana pagkatapos maipakulong mga nagnakaw pera ng taong bayan ay asikasuin mo rin kami ginoong pangulo. pedro mendoza po nagpatulong kay entong

    • Mike_1974

      maraming pulubi na hindi kagaya mo! nagbabanat ng buto at hindi humihinto sa pag-kayod. hindi dapat huminto ang buhay mo kasi pakiramdam mo ikaw lang ang tutuunan ng pansin ng gobyerno!! kaya di umuunlad ang Pilipinas ay dahil sa ganyang pananaw mo

  • Sobrangpanot

    Daming mangmang na pilipino na maniniwala dito. Kawawa naman ang mga pilipinong mga tsismoso, di naman na-consummate itong project na ito paano nagkaroon ng graft dito  ? Di nga umusad sa senate hearing ito kasi nga walang mapatunaayan eh !!! kasi canceled project  ito, paano nagkaroon ng corruption kung walang project  ? common sense naman sana ang gamitin, imbes na magbunyi ang mga yellow retards sana ipakita nila na nagiisip sila at nagtatanong kung may kaso ba o wala ? sabagay kaya nga tawag sa kanila yellow retards wala silang isip.

    • Mike_1974

      oh my god! where you born yesterday? enate inquiry was blocked by the executive. GMA made a circular EO to prevent the executive members from attending such inquiry. 

  • Sobrangpanot

    entong238   wag kang mainip konting panahon na lang magnanakaw din yung mga nakaupo ngayon kaya nga ayaw nila sa freedom of information bill eh mabibisto ang pangugulimbat nila sa bansa . Ang taong ayaw sa FOI bill automatic magnanakaw yan

    • Mike_1974

      too presumptuous!! hasty generalizations!!! anyways, with disqus name like that, im not expecting any good thing that will come out of your comments!!!

  • Sobrangpanot

    Diversionary tactics lang ito para pagtakpan ang incompetence ng gobiernong ito. Kahit ano gawin ng Malacanang di maikakaila na libo ;libo namatay sa CDO at Iligan resulta ng Zero Casualty ni Super Panot.

    • oracle888

      You cannot blame the current government for a natural calamity plus the rampant illegal logging that had been going on for the last ten years or even more with the collusion of the local government officials. In addition, the illegal squatters have been lining up the rivers and some low areas and have resisted to vacate the premises.

      If the current government was unable to provide rescue operation and humanitarian aid, then you can blame them. However, it does not seem that way. Not only the current government and the civic organizations have pour in their resources to help the victims, but also the foreign aid has been arriving. One exception are those plunderers who have billion in the foreign bank but did not even donate a single cent.

    • Mike_1974

      you are placing your angst on the wrong guy! puro sisi, eh wala ka namang magawa. read and made your research and be informed so you can come up with your conclusion. 
      use  your mind rather than resorting to emotion!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    Plunder complaint regarding NBN-ZTE deal was filed by Tedy Casino, Liza Masa, and 
    Carol Araullo  to the Ombudsman. Ombudsman downgraded the case to graft. Sandiganbayan set bail to 70k. I’m sure meron hindi masaya sa nangyari na ito. 

    • Mike_1974

      did you not read the news? it was a criminal complaint!!! basahin mo nga ulit!!

    • TGM_ERICK

      naudlot ang kumisyon nila kaunti pa lang naibigay ng nbn dahil nagkabukuhan agad at kasi beureaucratic ang approach ng approval, kaya paunti-unti.  pero nagkalagayan na. hindi plunder tuloy ang kaso. aborted eh.

  • ipaglabanangbayan

    there must be a misunderstanding somewhere. a case is filed with the ombudsman, for graft and corruption. the ombudsman will then investigate the charges/complaint/allegations. afterwards, it will issue/make/draft/submit/prepare a resolution/recommendation/investigation report/memorandum on whether or not to charge the crocodiles with a violation of the anti-graft law. the same resolution etc. will include, if applicable, a recommendation for the filing of other charges, like plunder, malversation, falsification, bribery, etc. which are separate crimes in addition to the graft charges.

    so sit back and relax, folks. these crooks could just be faced with a buffet of charges ranging from malversation, to bribery, to corruption, to murder, to falsification, to violation of the anti-graft law, of course with an extra special eat-all-you-can dessert of plunder.

    • Christopher Chung

      nice!!!!

  • Rodkinonth

    Dear midnight appointee Renato Corona,magresign na lang wag na mayabang pa

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    The fact that this news is not placed in Inquirer headline shows implied disappointment. Why file a mere graft case if there is evidence for plunder? Better luck next time.

    • Bikyo

      There is no plunder in this case.  It involved kickbacks and  overpricing, but the deal was not consummated.  What is interesting is Abalos’ involvement.  He was the Comelec commisioner at that time.

    • TGM_ERICK

      there is no evidence of plunder.  di natuloy ang deal.  walang nakuha sa pamahalaan natin kundi siguro iyong gastos sa paggogolf, pagkain-kain, at pagbiyahe-biyahe, pero baka sagot lahat ng china iyan.  

      70 th bail, baka katumbas niyan sa pagkabilanggo ay 2 taon. ibig sabihin noon, maliit ang nakitang kick back.

      in my view, glorias infraction where in she could be accused gravely is the hello garci cheating of 2004.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3TWVIBNBHJIBKXLUC5IT2JYM5E Harry

        The infraction was she called up a Comelec official during election period but no unlawful or criminal matters were discussed in the conversation.

      • Logical8

        Ha, ha. You were born yesterday?

      • TGM_ERICK

        there were if you listen intently to the tape.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BMBLRJHAFMH2Q5SLCNXQMVBNXM ramsor

    Never knew that Llamas is also a spokesman in addition to the three-headed com group of the President?

    • Mike_1974

      ramsor,  you are out of line? he never claimed to be a spokeperson! just because he answered this question, spokesperson kaagad sa iyo! that is one hasty generalization!!! you are definitely out of line!!

  • PinoyMD

    File more! Nakadalawa na si Taba, naka-tatlo si Pandak, nakadalawa na si Abalos.  Paki-rundown nga ulit ng checklist…hehehe

  • sweet_m

    involve din the chinese corp dito, tatawagin ba sila bilang state witness? idedemanda rin ba sila? o wala na lang.

    • TGM_ERICK

      di SILA ipapatawag.  kakasuhan sila ng china at mabilisan ang  hustisya roon. dito di pa tapos kaso, lagot  sila roon.  sasarilinin na lang nila ang nawala sa kanilang paunang kumisyon kaysa MABILANGGO.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    Wala rin ang news na ito sa ibang media outlets. Halatang walang gana kasi nga hindi plunder na inaasahan ng mga kaalyado ni Noy.

  • Hey_Dudes

    Huwag na ninyong pakawalan pa sa Veterans yan si MaMaSan Gloria. Pag magaling na ilipat sa Muntinglupa para  dun na siya tumanda ng huwag ng pamarisan ng iba.  tignan nyo si Palparan hawak na ninyo pinakawalan pa ngayon nagtatago?  Magbago na rin tayo gobierno no more Mr. Nice Guy to criminals and would-be criminals.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YMNJUCCNENVEIHY2PRXFJGZCQA Eduardo

    Even if you think GMA is the most evil person in this country, you still need to deal with her legally. Morality is of no significance if you want her punished. As it is right now, with this development, there is not enough evidence to pin her down.

    • pickers136

      Eduardo, I totally agree that GMA must be given a chance in court to defend herself from the charges.  I will even suggest that to some extent some of the charges may not amount to something as bad as what the press and the pundits wanted the public to believe. I will go further to say that even if she was found guilty, that she must be treated with leniency and not face jailtime.  Having said that, accountability is extremely important for a democracy and rule of law to triumph. Corona must resign and the Arroyos to give up what they amassed by virtue of being in power without the need to prove that the wealth was stolen.

    • Christopher Chung

      So you say!

    • TGM_ERICK

      the testimony of neri will pin gloria down as a grafter by covering up the deal. maybe neri is not included for he will be the state witness. neri had  to approve the deal being the chairman of NEDA. that was why he was being convinced by abalos to approve it by whispering may 200 million ka rito.  

  • us_sixtycents

    I’d say, let’s all type words that we would actually use when we speak to other person personally.

    Let’s not over do it. It’s just commentaries. 

    The more we state our comments clearer using simple words or sentence, the more we could understand each other.

    Peace Out!

  • Hey_Dudes

    Gloria Arroyo was arrested and detained temporarily in the Veterans Hospital. She is in this situation because even she, knows, she has done a lot of evil during her 9 years of looting reign the country losing untold billions and millions which paper trails has been efficiently made to disappear and protected by EO464.  GMA know her regime has been wracked with scandalous scams and yet did nothing about it because all that matter to her family is the ability to taunt any non-believers to ‘sue them in court’!  Do you think if GMA is not guilty of anything she is now accused of, with a powerful clan like the Arroyos, do you believe they will take her arrest and detention sitting down?  After all, few days after taking over Malacanan from ERAP, on national TV, Miguel Arroyo, admitted had ERAP not decide leaving the palace via backdoor through Pasig river, he and his heavily armed men to the teeth were ready to blast their way killing anyone who resisted his wife from taking over governance?  Why don’t he employ the same if he thinks his wife is being abused and persecuted without legal basis?

  • kulittwit

    For sure, ten more cases will be filed vs arroyo in the coming weeks. She definitely reaps was she sow.

    KARMA.

  • NoonatNgayon

    may ombudsman pa pala naunahan pa ng comelec magfile ng kaso? 

    • Jamm3r

      the comelec files  cases with regards to its jurisdiction, election related cases and or officials in their circle of organization only, while the ombudsman is looking after the irregularities of government officials.

  • walangusername

    formerly, gma allies says “sue her in court”. now that she is sued, reklamo pa rin. walang paglagyan sa mga ito. 

  • us_sixtycents

    Nope, there isn’t picker. There’s only Truth and Lie – nothing in between.

    The rest is what you called “excuses”.

    • pickers136

      Well us_sixtycents the truth is only truth if supported by evidence and I guess faith falls into the excuses category correct? There is also this notion of good which is the absence of bad in which case only the virgin mother, without factoring the faith, is good and everybody else are mere excuses.  Great concept -

      • us_sixtycents

        Sure, anything you say pickers!

        You are amazingly smart and driven! The choice of words.. wow… dude.. you got it made!

        So, are you done?!

      • pickers136

        and what made you think i’m a dude?  speculative.

      • us_sixtycents

        No I’m not… I called everybody like that.. my mom is cool with it, if you’re not.. not my problem.

  • Bordjok Calvo

    Kaming mga OFW dito sa Saudi Arabia ay nagagalak at maraming mga bagay bagay na positibo na nangyayari sa ating Bansa. Malaki ang pag-asa namin na makakaraos tayo sa mga nangyayari nung nasa ilalim pa ng pamahalaan ni GMA. Kami’y naniniwala na isa ito sa mga balakid para umusad ang Pilipinas. Mabuhay ang Pilipinas!!!

  • lovelyirene

    siguro itong mga bata ni GMA pulos basurero o tagapulot ng basura kasi ang galing nilang magrecycle ng storyang basura. Hoy puntahan si aquino bahay niya at silipin kung paano umebak at ibalita niyo. mga atenean pa daw mga iba pero basura naman kaya nila ilathala.

    walang naniniwala na taga ateneo kayo kasi mataas ang standard doon. ang mga students doon at mga guro ay makadiyos hindi makasatanas na kumakampi sa kasamaan

  • lovelyirene

    Paonglis onglis pa mga ganid pera pero nonsense naman lumalabas sa mga kukote. kahit anong klaseng onglis isulat niyo walang naniniwala. kukunti lang kayong mga basura ang utak 

  • http://twitter.com/dudeski Edwin Quita

    ang lakas talaga ni gloria.. kahit hindi na presidente parang presidente pa rin, ang daming galamay at dami pa rin mga bulag na taga hanga tsk tsk tsk.  hawak pa rin ang gobyerno ng mga kapal muks na arroyos kawawang pilipinas

    • Sobrangpanot

      Edwin Quita  nakakulong na ha di ba ? tanga ka ba o addict ka ? di mo grasp ang realidad na nakakulong na.

  • TGM_ERICK

    this is a welcome move.  talagang matuwid na daan ang tinahak at tatahakin, hindi paliku-liko para makashortcut. and in geometry, the shortest distance between two points is a straight line.  having said this, baka mauna pa itong matapos kaysa sa elections savotage na parang circle o circus ang naging daan.  clap clap clap

  • pinakatagotago

    now that the ombudsman has acted on the case to move forward and prosecute arroyo, i hope this would bring the case to its closure.

    the thing about her possible acquittal in this case is foreseeable knowing that the case would be weak yet again. madriaga, the superstar lead perhaps on the case alleged that “that China’s ZTE Corp. has already advanced a total of $41 million to a “greedy group” to ensure that the government’s national broadband network (NBN) contract would be given to ZTE. ”

    owing to the fact that $41M is a material evidence that is verifiable then the accusation is not hard to prove at all. 

    but consider this:

    the project did not materialize. in case may paunang hulog sa pansuhol ang ZTE, papano tatanggapin ito ng mga inaakusahan samantalang di naman tuloy ang proyekto? hindi ba’t ang unang aalma sa suhol ay dapat ang ZTE dahil sila ang maagrabyado gayung nagpabayad na pala sila ng suhol sa isang proyektong di naman natuloy? 

    sa mga papapeles ng paunang proposal malamang maipapakita na maypag lobo sa presyo. pero pwedeng i-argue ng kabilang side which is nailabas na sa mga paunang imbestigasyon na ang pag lobo ng presyo ay dahil nagbago ng scope ng coverage as opposed to the initial proposal. papano ito ipi-presenta ni madriaga gayung malamang nagsasaad lang siya marahil ng opinion or “take” sa mga pangyayari?

    papano mapapatunayan ang kasong graft? papano mapapatunayan sa sandigan na may abutan nga ng suhol? nasaan ang suhol? aling bangko sa pilipinas o saan man sa mundo inilagak ang suhol? 

    mukhang madugo ito para sa prosecution. pero may alas pa daw si suplico under his sleeves. 

    if gloria was guilty of graft, she should face her fate according to what the law says. and that if the accusation of graft can not be sustained by material evidence, she should be freed. wala kang ebidensya eh. there’s this reasonable doubt that witnesses themselves could have erred in their assessment of things and are just carried away by the current atmosphere of demagogy. 

    • Sobrangpanot

      pinakatagotago  I like your analysis of the situation except for the part that Rolly Suplico has an ace on his sleeve.  On this matter. I doubt it so much knowing Suplico’s attitude to gain media mileage while in Congress. Kung meron yan pinasabog na noon pa matakaw  sa publicity yang tao na yan eh. So i doubt it so much mukang bluff lang lahat yan.  Whereas during the senate hearing Dante Tongpats Madriaga suffered debacle on his testimonies coming up with bogus documents, henceforth, losing his credibility. I think this case is more of smokescreen again because of continuing rains and flooding in Mindanao after Typhoon Sendong.  A very clear diversionary tactic to mislead the people of what’s going on in the country.

      • Logical8

        What diversion? It takes time to finalize a case. And you make a smokescreen just like that? With that thinking, there is no hope in this world. Fortunately, there are only a few of you

  • recelyn

    don’t forget the fertilizer scam, helicopter scametc.

  • Dodge2

    Hala segue.  Umpisahan na ang bakbakan sa korte. Non-stop para malaman na kaagad kung sino ang nag-sasabe ng totoo.  Bawal ang delaying tactics.  At ikulong ang mapatunayan na nagkasala – walang pardon-pardon. 

  • sacrebleau

    This could open a can of worms. I think that when the ZTE broadband deal failed to materialize, other projects were given to appease the Chinese. I look at the failed ZTE deal as a template out of which other foreign loans were padded. In the end, a lot of money were borrowed to fund projects, that is already an established fact – how much money truly went to those projects can now be audited. The buzz during that time was: “Walang uusad na gov’t project kung walang basbas ni FG.” And we all know what that means.

  • egay_d_tagay

    Wala bang tagapagtanggol sina Gloria, FG, Abalos, Mendoza? Ano ngayon ang masasabi ninyo mga kampon ni Arroyo? Hoy Horn, Topacio at Lambino, magsalita kayo..!
    Iyan ang Ombudsman, walang paganda effect sa media, tahimik na inaral ang kaso, at presto..! Kaso na naman para kay Arroyo, YEH-HE-HE-HE-HEEEY..!

  • hustlergalore

    wow after long years. was it 10 years na? LOL
    of course we know why. there is no “merci” anymore.

  • badudski

    Cases filed against Arroyo show the political will of the present administration. PNoy does not show vindictiveness because he is doing  what he promised to the people. It is very important for the country to move on that the hindrances to progress such as corruption, impunity, injustice be removed.   

  • ThirdOpinion

    Eat your black hearts out, MAD Dogs of Arroyo!
    GMA & Accomplices will be convicted!
    The more you make mura & dura, the happier we pro-Justice Pinoys become.
    That means your venom and vitriol will cause you ulcers, hypertension,
    mental imbalance, gnashing of teeth, gnawing of fingernails, and, after
    house arrest, cardiac arrest!! Hahahaha!
    JUSTICE really tastes sweet.
    :-)

  • pickers136

    My problem in this NBN case is not the merit as I’m sure there are reasonable grounds for filing a graft charge.  It is the fact that a presidential adviser having to inject himself that adds political color to it.  Llamas or anybody in the administration should stay clear of the case and not create a fodder. It is supposed to take a life of its own or dies on its own – without any umbilical cord attached to it. 

  • us_sixtycents

    The contract was terminated but the law was broken.

    Every Government contracts carries by laws (terms and conditions) and also being reviewed by Internal Ombudsman. 

    If you have seen/worked on one U.S. Defense Contract/Orders from Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, etc. it would be over 10 pages for a single part. It covers lots of provisions and other ticket to jail if you do this crap list.

    My point is, if this contract was signed and was witnessed by the Ex-President itself in Good Faith,  meeting all the Standards required to justify that it is indeed to the Best Interest of the People and Republic of the Philippines, for crying out loud, why cancel it?

    The rest would be your opinion about the matter.

  • Sobrangpanot

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  • Sobrangpanot

    GOVERNMENT WITNESSESS ;
    1. NORIE UNAS  ………..THE BUTCHER OF MAGUINDANAO   HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
    2. JOEY DE VENECIA…….. THE SON OF THE MOST CORRUPT SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
    3. DANTE TONGPATS MADRIAGA ………AN ERRATIC WITNESS WHO PROVIDED BOGUS DOCUMENTS AT SENATE HEARINGS  ………. HAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHA

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  • MangDolphy

    Kahit ano pa’ng paliwanag at pag-iiwas ang gawin dito, halatang-halata naman na daang milyon ang kikitain ng mga lumakad para ma pirmahan ang kontrata. Sa tingin ko nga, naka advance na ang intsik dito at di na nila nabawi. kung natuloy ang deal, ilang taon babayaran ng Pinoy ang ganoon kalaking utang? Pati mga apo ko magbabayad sa utang ng bayan na mahigit kalahati nakurakot ng mga ganid sa pera? Papalakpak ang buong sambayanan kung makukulong lahat ng mga opisyal ng bayan na gumawa nito. Ang mga opisyal ng ZTE na nag bribe, di ba kinasuhan ng gobyerno ng Tsina? Masahol pa sa Pinot drug courriers ang mga yon. Pinakamatataas na opisyales ng bansa ang kinurapt nila tapos buong bansa ang pahihirapan. Di ba bitay din sana sentensya?

  • ztefertilizerscam

    Fifty million pesos (P50,000,000.00) or more is a PLUNDER

    Sec. 2. Definition of the Crime of Plunder; Penalties. – Any public officer who, by himself or in connivance with members of his family, relatives by affinity or consanguinity, business associates, subordinates or other persons, amasses, accumulates or acquires ill-gotten wealth through a combination or series of overt criminal acts as described in Section 1 (d) hereof in the aggregate amount or total value of at least Fifty million pesos (P50,000,000.00) shall be guilty of the crime of plunder and shall be punished by reclusion perpetua to death.  Any person who participated with the said public officer in the commission of an offense contributing to the crime of plunder shall likewise be punished for such offense.  In the imposition of penalties, the degree of participation and the attendance of mitigating and extenuating circumstances, as provided by the Revised Penal Code, shall be considered by the court.  The court shall declare any and all ill-gotten wealth and their interests and other incomes and assets including the properties and shares of stocks derived from the deposit or investment thereof forfeited in favor of the State.  [As Amended by Section 12, Republic Act No. 7659 (The Death Penalty Law)] 

  • http://twitter.com/wisemen007 wisemen

    pinoy nga naman!!!… panahon ni arroyo sangkatutak ang kurakot… ngayon na panahon na ni aquino para linisin ang pinas sa lugmok na pangungurakot… may nasasabi parin tayo… ano ba talaga mga kuya / ate….



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