Rescind Proclamation No. 1017

This statement titled “Rescind Proclamation No. 1017? was signed by 124 students, faculty members and administrative staff of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) at its emergency assembly last February 27, 2006.

Statement of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) on the state of national emergency

Proclamation No. 1017 and General Order No. 5, both signed by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo last February 24, have been used by the government to quell legitimate dissent as manifested by the arrests of demonstrators and so-called conspirators to bring down the President. We can conclude from the raid on the broadsheet The Daily Tribune and the tight watch by the military on other media agencies that the Macapagal-Arroyo administration is savaging press freedom. Continue reading “Rescind Proclamation No. 1017”

If not now na, when pa?

Bawal na ang rally matapos ilabas ni Ate Glo ang Proclamation 1081, opps 1017 pala — Sorry, Kuya Michael D! Bad trip tiyak ang mga bak-ti!

Pero pasaway ang mga militante, pati sina Tita Cory — dinedma ang no rally policy. Yung ibang pasaway, nadale sa kaka-rally: sina Prof. Randy at Atty. Argee.

Ni-raid ang diyaryong Tribune. Dahil ba balita’y anti-Gloria lagi?

Sa bisa ng 1985 pang warrant of arrest dahil sa rebelyon daw, si Ka Bel ay hinuli! Pati paggo-golf nina Ret. Gens. Ramon Montano at Rex Piad, naunsiyami.

Kagabi, nag-alma ang mga Marino, sumugod sina VP Tito Guingona at nag-rosaryo sina Tita Cory at Bishop Bacani. Nag-rally ang mga tao sa UP. Muntik na namang magka-People Power. Pero naunsiyami na naman Continue reading “If not now na, when pa?”

Pagdiriwang at Kabalintunaan

Dalawampung taon na ang nakalilipas, nagkaisang-diwa ang sambayanang Pilipino sa pagbawi sa kalayaang inagaw ng isang diktador. Naganap ang EDSA People Power Revolution–ang handog ng Pilipino sa mundo–na nabalita at ginaya sa buong daigdig.

Kanina, ipinahinto ng maykapangyarihan ang lahat ng pag-alaala sa yugtong iyon ng ating kasaysayan. Ngunit bago iyon, ibinaba ang isang kautusang naglalagay sa panganib sa kalayaang binawi ng Pilipino sa EDSA noong Pebrero 1986. Continue reading “Pagdiriwang at Kabalintunaan”

Pinoy Abroad in Egypt

Come and Join Ivan Mayrina as he visits one of the nucleus of Ancient Civilization and the home of the magnificent pyramids and mummies to meet our fellow kababayans overseas.

Watch Pinoy Abroad: Egypt Special
February 22, Wednesday
11:30pm, after Nuts Entertainment and Saksi

another world class coverage brought to you exclusively by your Kapuso network, GMA 7.

Dusa't Tagumpay, At Iba Pa

Dumaan ako sa INQ7 para mag-scan ng mga balita, at nalaman kong habang nakabaon pa rin sa putik ang marami nating kababayan sa Southern Leyte, nanatili naman kay Brian Viloria ang kanyang titulo.

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Happy birthday, Migmig. 🙂

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Katatapos ko lang mag-upload ng mga lumang Pinoy Gazette articles ko sa Titik ni Ederic.

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Fifth death anniv ni Niño Calinao, at unang taon ng paglipad ni Moti.