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By AYEE MACARAIG, Contributor MANILA, Philippines – Senators investigating the alleged fraudulent sale of two secondhand helicopters to the Philippine National Police said it appears that Negros Occidental Rep. Ignacio “Iggy” Arroyo did not pay taxes for the choppers he claims to have leased from Lion Air Inc. In a hearing on Thursday, members of [...]

Posted on August 25, 2011   |   CATEGORY:

Committee probing the chopper controversy says Rowena del Rosario is evasive, unbelievable.

Posted on August 22, 2011   |   CATEGORY:

Pilots may have unknowingly flown military officials and operators who cheated to ensure the victory of former President Arroyo

Posted on August 11, 2011   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth

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Posted on August 8, 2011   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth

MANILA, Philippines – He is not hiding in Hong Kong or fleeing to Portugal after all. Former first gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo returned to Manila on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, amid allegations he fled the country due to a Senate probe into the multimillion sale of secondhand helicopters to the Philippine National Police. Arroyo [...]

Posted on August 8, 2011   |   CATEGORY:

Zaldy may not be the favorite child, but some doubt he’d go all out against the patriarch who created him.

Posted on August 8, 2011   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth, Politics

By AYEE MACARAIG, Contributor MANILA, Philippines—The Maguindanao massacre put six prominent male Ampatuans behind bars, all of them with experience in politics. This left the business of holding public office to a new set of family members—the women. Records from the Commission on Elections and a MindaNews report show the women ensured continuity in the [...]

Posted on August 8, 2011   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth, Politics

By AYEE MACARAIG, Contributor MANILA, Philippines—University of the Philippines law professor Theodore Te said that having Zaldy Ampatuan testify in possible cases against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will put the government, especially Justice Secretary Leila De Lima, in a position of conflict of interest. “She is the official who will indict Zaldy in the massacre [...]

Posted on August 5, 2011   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth

How Zaldy Ampatuan got to the Palace and what it could mean for the government

Posted on August 5, 2011   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth, Justice & Human Rights, Politics
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