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Bulatlat.com The National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) and its 13 million constituents along with thevast majority of the Filipino people call for President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s resignation on the basis of the so-called “Gloria-gate” tapes. Truth and justice must reign. President Arroyo ended her silence by admitting that, indeed, she made the phone…

By Jasper Almirante/ Bulatlat Bulatlat.com As President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo appeared June 27 on television saying “I’m sorry” for talking to an election official during the counting of votes – trying very hard to shed tears, critics said – reports were rife that congressmen involved in the hearings on her series of taped conversations allegedly dealing…

President also committed four impeachable offenses, lawyer says. The contents of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s taped conversation with an election official – widely believed to be Election Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano – could get her as much as 23 ½ years in jail. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat Bulatlat.com The contents of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s taped conversation…

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s June 27 televised admission that it was her voice that is in the controversial taped conversations widely believed to be dealing with rigging the 2004 presidential election has, as the oft-repeated phrase goes, raised more questions than answers. As such, it has aggravated rather than solved the present presidential crisis. BY ALEXANDER…

BY Angelica Campo NORTHERN DISPATCH Posted by Bulatlat Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY – Two days after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo admitted that it was her voice in the wiretapped phone conversations, around 400 persons from Metro Baguio gathered for a mini concert initiated by youth groups at Malcolm Square, here last June 30. The concert was their…

Administration congressmen finally agreed June 30 to play the CD containing the wiretapped conversations between the President and a top election official suggesting electoral fraud last year. More and more legislators believe Macapagal-Arroyo will be judged not in Congress but in the streets. BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat.com The protracted debate over whether to play the…

Any scenario that would preserve the present political institutions which have proven to be rotten and already past their age – or something that will put up a military junta – will only precipitate a more radical transformation. And the new political struggle may usher in a revolutionary situation. By Bobby Tuazon Bulatlat.com The next…

A national conference on mining held recently concluded that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo serves as an instrument of corruption and plunder by foreign mining corporations and declared her ouster as an urgent agenda. BY FELICISIMO H. MANALANSAN, JR. Bulatlat.com For participants to the Second People’s Mining Conference, realizing the ouster of the Macapagal-Arroyo government is not…

The following is a chronology of events on the allegedly wiretapped conversations between President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former Election Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano. The author presented this at the forum titled “Gloriagate Tapes: What the Public Should Know” last June 24 at the University of the Philippines Faculty Center. By DANILO ARAÑA ARAO Bulatlat.com June 6:…

For allegedly stealing the 2004 elections, the 14th President of the Philippines faces mounting calls for her resignation. An increasing number of groups and individuals believe there is only one penalty for Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s crime of electoral fraud – her ouster. BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat.com President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s credibility has been recently blemished by the…