Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Google Alert - Philippines

Google Alert for: Philippines

13 soldiers killed in Philippines
CBC News - Canada
Suspected communist rebels in the Philippines ambushed an army convoy on Tuesday, killing at least 13 soldiers, in the deadliest attack on the military this ...

Philippines' Arroyo struggles in lonely presidency
Reuters - USA
By Stuart Grudgings. MANILA (Reuters) - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's Web site lists the sparkling achievements that paved the way to ...

Yahoo News - USA
MANILA (Dow Jones)--The board of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (TEL.PH) has approved the payment of cash dividends to holders ...

Philippines: Grant Signed to Fight Corruption in Government ...
Harold Doan and Associates (press release) - Rocklin,CA,USA
MANILA -- The Government of the Philippines and the World Bank signed today a US$300,000 grant for the Strengthening of Internal Audit Units for Effective ...

Philippines' Arroyo struggles in lonely presidency
Boston Globe - Boston,MA,USA
By Stuart Grudgings | June 14, 2005. MANILA (Reuters) - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's Web site lists the sparkling achievements that ...

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Google Alert - Cebu

Google Alert for: Cebu

Cebu's most wanted fugitive falls in Zamboanga Sur (7:15 pm)
Sun Star - Philippines
CEBU -- Rey Torres, Cebu City's most notorious robber was shot in the left thigh by agents of the Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Bureau (CIIB) when he ...

Cebu Arroyo supporters got fare money to attend rally
INQ7 Interactive, Inc. - Philippines
By Jhunnex Napallacan. CEBU CITY-Many of the participants in Monday's "unity rally" for President Macapagal-Arroyo were given money for their fare and snacks. ...

Cebu golfers get lion's share of titles in Vis-Min tilt
INQ7 Interactive, Inc. - Philippines
FIVE junior standouts from Cebu and three each from Negros and Del Monte walked away with "Player of the Year" awards recently after topping their respective ...

A Federal Philippines or an independent Cebu?
The Freeman - Cebu,Philippines
... nation? What about us in Cebu… why are we mum on this issue? ... Philippines. If that fails, then let's shift to an Independent Cebu! ...

Cebu darters to invade Cabadbaran
The Freeman - Cebu,Philippines
The Cebu Darters Association is fielding in a 4-man team to represent Cebu in the cash-rich 38th Araw ng Agusan del Norte National Darts Classic on June 17-19 ...

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Inquirer Stories


Solon links ex-Isafp chief to audio tape
9 soldiers slain in ambush
Garcillano loses Comelec post
Journalists' trauma: How to cope
Ramos to Arroyo: Address issues discussed in tape
Philippines gets WB grant in fight vs corruption
Will Arroyo survive? It all depends on media, says Gonzalez
Still no warrant of arrest after Ong leaves seminary
Experts doubt 'bugged' talk a basis to impeach
No basis yet for Senate probe on tape-Drilon
Congressman-son's leave 'painful' decision, says President


It's not 'Who did it?' but it's 'Is her mandate bogus?'
Misdirected political will
Palparan a threat to democracy
Firing squad in lieu of movie board?
At Large : Name-calling and hypocrisy
As I See It : Arroyo should speak up on tapes
Pinoy Kasi : An Independence Day reunion
Looking Back : A churchyard execution
Editorial : More than politics
There's The Rub : Sinking sensation
Analysis : Heads must roll


Sneakers for rainy days
There's something about Brent
Something to crow about
Nuno Bettencourt comes to town
What's hot and what's not this rocking schoolyear
Vanity Fare : The new natural
Sands of summer
Deep-cleaning in Boracay
One big, head-bopping joyride
Bibingka with a cool twist
Expect the unexpected
The sound of musique
Fabulous quotes from the Fab 2


Viewfinder : Hersay and other boob-tube booboos
Was that an international pageant?
Coping in Cannes
Hero dropped from 2 shows
The Boys are back
3 bands on the 'A' list
Labor of Lav


5 die as bus rams into wall in Valenzuela
5-hour fire eats up 2 barangays in Navotas
'Pajero Lady' sneaks past prison escorts
Mayor orders probe into fake death certificates
A puzzle for police probers


MILF vows to pursue talks despite political chaos
Marcos' former PM says shift to parliament is answer
Endangered RP eagles survive in Samar's jungles
Cebu Arroyo supporters got fare money to attend rally
Isabela governor dares strafers: I'm not scared


Saudi Arabia turns down EU request for nuclear inspections
US media wonder about Jackson's future
Pakistan's Musharraf says Osama bin Laden still alive
China says desertification being controlled yet still grim
Jackson recovering but will not let children into his bed
Developing countries want wealthy to meet aid target
'Mr and Mrs Smith' top US box office earner


Cebu golfers get lion's share of titles in Vis-Min tilt
In Huddle : Third player in Kris' life
Rock-solid finishes by Filipino climbers
USC, West Negros score
BAP tells POC: Leave SEABA tourney to us
Chan smashes archery record
Benitez finishes 5th in Shell race
'Stun squads' begin quarters showdown
Ong, Indon bet bag youth masters' bowling titles
Jewels take Game 3, avert Welcoat sweep


Engineering schools gear up to produce semi-con experts
Seagate aims for MP3 players, game consoles
US call center solutions firm chooses RP as regional HQ
RP telco industry posts $4.7M in 2004 revenues: IDC

The Freeman Stories

SHOOTOUT IN MINDANAO: Labra, Dumpit arrest Torres
Who said cellphone calls cannot be tracked?When the long arm of the law finally caught up yesterday morning with Rey Torres, it was because Cebu City policemen armed with a tracking device succeeded in monitoring his cellphone calls and pinpointed his whereabouts.

Who is Torres?
A lot of crimes have been blamed on 36-year-old Ruel Rey Bernes Torres but little is known about him prior to his gaining notoriety.

Marina to stop pre-departure clearance

2 men admit killing farmer

Drug pusher falls

Vigilance against dengue-causing mosquitos urged

Man gets 15 years for drug possession

DepEd activates calamity group

CH gets donation for upland bridge

Soc says Capitol rally participants were paid

Talisay city hall bonus yet unclear

Veco tells Mandaue to pay debts

Judge wants Pajantoy to surrender

Trisikads to be banned from highways soon

Regional power coops reduce system losses

Men charging thirty pesos for coastal road passage

Forwarding firm robbed of $15T

Alona's lawyer gets another threat on life

FOR UNPAID RENTALS: 189 Carbon stallholders told to leave

Militants to defy NTC order

CV workers finally get wage increase

Retired Army officer shot dead in Mandaue

PHILSOC plans simultaneous SEAG opening

Melendez captures CEPCA June crown

Cebu darters to invade Cabadbaran

Cebu darters to invade Cabadbaran

Banluta sets sights on Singapore triathlon

Good example

Rain Construction leads winners in Couples and Singles for Christ caging

All set for 9th WEKAF World Championship

Two poor girls dance their way to college


Have Metro Manilans ever bothered to consult us?


Fr. Roy Cimagala: Humbling yet enriching
'This attitude of asking forgiveness and also of being merciful and forgiving will purify and rectify the past and set us in a better way toward our future.'

Valeriano S. Avila: A Federal Philippines or an independent Cebu?
Years ago, we used to joke about it, especially when that joker from Cagayan de Oro, Mr. Ruben Canoy came up with his Mindanao Dollar.

Leo Lastimosa: Adlaw sa panudya
Klarong nagsugod nang kataposan sa administrasyon ni Presidente Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Weather Update

Satellite Image
Frontal system affecting Extreme Northern Luzon. Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao.
Metro Cebu: Cloudy with rainshowers and thunderstorms, winds will be light to moderate blowing from the south and southwest, coastal waters will be slight to moderate, temperature range 26 to 34°C (79 to 93°F).
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Game 3 At The Palace

Guarding Ginobili and scoring 7.0 ppg is not Prince's idea of fun.
Dial H-E-L-P
Can the Pistons take Game 3 (ABC, 9 ET) in Detroit tonight? Marc Stein has some solutions, starting with a phone call. Daily Dime

Phil @ Kobe Together Again

Phil Jackson, who guided the Lakers to four Finals appearances in five seasons but was cast adrift last June, was reintroduced as coach of the team this afternoon during a news conference at Staples Center.
Laker assistant general manager says Jackson wants to make sure he's ready for the extended coaching commitment the team is seeking.

Inquirer Breaking News


Drilon agrees to Senate inquiry on wiretapped tapes
Police have 'good leads' on Ong's whereabouts
Palace urges military spy to tell the truth
Military turns over Doble to custody of police
President 'saddened' over son's leave
De Venecia approves Mikey Arroyo's request for leave
Follow son's lead, solon tells Arroyo
DoJ defers filing of charges against 'missing' Ong
President's voice on taped conversations '98% sure'--Bunye
Ignacio Arroyo files P10-M libel suit vs 'jueteng bagwoman'
Swiss parliament backs judicial cooperation treaty with RP
Militants looking for Legarda
Deny Bible study for Estrada, prosecutor asks court
Shades of Mahusay drama, Lacson calls latest caper


Several soldiers killed in NPA ambush in Ilocos Sur
Military remains on red alert in Metro Manila
Death toll in NLEX accident up to 5
Remaining Indon hostage in RP 'in good health'--military
Missing Korean found dead in Cavite


Jackson faces tough battle to revive career, finances
Jurors say Jackson was treated like a common defendant
Michael Jackson's prosecutor defiant after acquittal
Michael Jackson scores sensational win at child sex trial

Alternative Arroyo Download

Posted by Alecks Pabico

THE tsunami-like surge in bandwidth usage due to the unprecedented download requests for the controversial tapes has already forced the shutdown of one of our servers and those of the mirror sites that have been generously shared to us. However, thanks again to some of our fellow bloggers' initiatives, the files can still be downloaded via the following links:

Three-Hour Tape

Paguia Tape

Google Alert - Philippines

Google Alert for: Philippines

Philippines confident on business climate
BusinessWeek - USA
... Purisima, spokesman for Arroyo's economic team, told the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines that last week's drop in the value of the peso ...

WB grants Philippines $300,000 for anti-corruption efforts
Xinhua - Beijing,China
MANILA, June 14 (Xinhuanet) -- The World Bank on Tuesday announced a 300,000-US dollar-grant to the Philippines to strengthen its anti-corruption efforts. ...

8 soldiers killed in Philippines
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
Suspected communist rebels opened fire at an army truck in northern Philippines, killing eight soldiers, wounding three and leaving three others missing. ...

Remaining Indonesian hostage in Philippines "in good health"
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
Philippines (AFP): Two Indonesians freed from their Muslimextremist captors at the weekend have said the remaining hostagewas in good health when they were ...

VN wipe floor with Philippines
Viet Nam News - Hanoi,Vietnam
HA NOI -- The Vietnamese women's team crushed the Philippines 6-1 in the opening Asian qualifier in Ha Noi yesterday. The tennis ...

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Google Alert - Cebu

Google Alert for: Cebu

Cebu's USC, Korean quintet in big starts
INQ7 Interactive, Inc. - Philippines
DUMAGUETE CITY -- Cebu City's University of San Carlos overcame height disadvantage with speed and shooting accuracy to stun China's Xiamen University, 82-69 ...

Thousands show support for Arroyo
Sun Star - Philippines
CEBU CITY -- Forty-three towns and cities in Cebu were represented in Monday's Capitol-led rally to show support for President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo amid ...

As unsolved murders keep rising in Cebu City
Sun Star - Philippines
Two men on a motorcycle shot dead a man who had just gotten off a jeepney along S. Osmeña St., Sitio Sagingan, Barangay Tinago, Cebu City at 10:30 am yesterday ...

Embattled Pres Arroyo urged to govern from Cebu
INQ7 Interactive, Inc. - Philippines
... to Cebu, transfer Malacañang to Cebu City," said Garcia, who also served as three-term congressman. "If you people in Manila will ...

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