GMA seeks to improve ro-ro transport system

Ador Vincent Mayol, Rosalie Abatayo 02/18/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has sought to improve the roll-on, roll-off (ro-ro) transport system, a project she spearheaded when she was president from 2001 to 2010. In a hearing held at the Cebu…

House oversight committee hearing in Cebu to tackle Apas socialized housing dispute

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The House of Representatives Committee on Housing will be conducting an oversight committee hearing tomorrow, February 18, in Cebu City in an attempt to settle the over two decades of legal turmoil in…

Court clears Arroyo of electoral sabotage case

Inquirer.net 12/28/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Pasay City Regional Trial Court has dismissed the electoral sabotage case against House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. This is the last criminal case against the former President after she was cleared of plunder by…

Palace wants Arroyo to explain alleged P2.4-B pork barrel

Inquirer.net 12/06/2018

Manila, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday said Speaker Gloria Arroyo should explain the alleged P2.4-billion “pork barrel” allotted for her district after last-minute realignments in the proposed national budget for 2019. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo insisted that…

SOLDIERS, KIN TO OWN LOTS AT LAST

Rosalie Abatayo 10/21/2018

After over two decades of waiting, some 4,000 residents in seven sitios in the periphery of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (Centcom) headquarters in Barangay Apas, Cebu City will soon cease to be called…

Mikey Arroyo files candidacy for Pampanga congressman

Inquirer.net 10/12/2018

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Former Pampanga Rep. Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo filed his certificate of candidacy for Pampanga representative on Friday in a bid to return to Congress to replace his mother, former President and Speaker…

Me as prime minister? That’s black propaganda, says Arroyo

Inquirer.net 07/27/2018

NEWLY-INSTALLED Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has dispelled as “black propaganda” some claims that she could become prime minister if the proposed shift to a federal form of government succeeds. Arroyo pointed out that President Rodrigo Duterte’s Consultative…

Sitoy: Arroyo expected to fast-track federalism

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/25/2018

Cebu can expect more support, infra projects from ex-president With former President Gloria Macapagal–Arroyo as House Speaker, Adelino Sitoy, the head of the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office, said Filipinos can expect the dream to shift to a…

Atienza reacts to senators insinuating Arroyo as PM

Inquirer.net 07/25/2018

“MASYADO silang advanced mag-isip.” This was the reaction of Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza on Wednesday after some senators insinuated that newly-installed House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo could become prime minister if the proposed shift to parliamentary form of…

Poe: Have we forgotten the ‘sins’ of Arroyo?

Inquirer.net 07/24/2018

HAVE people forgotten the alleged “sins” committed during the term of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo? Senator Grace Poe wasted no time on Tuesday to remind people of the alleged anomalies that happened during…

Durano: ‘Cebuanos will benefit under Arroyo leadership’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/24/2018

At least four of the 10 Cebuano congressmen voted for the ouster of Pantaleon Alvarez. They are Representatives Bebot Abellanosa of Cebu City’s south district, Raul del Mar of the north district, ,Benhur Salimbangon of the fourth…

Arroyo is new House Speaker

Inquirer 07/23/2018

In a surprise move on Monday, former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo took her oath as new Speaker of the House of Representatives. Minutes before President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address, Arroyo…

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