Posts Tagged ‘President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’
Arroyo to run for Congress
By Lira Dalangin-Fernandez
First Posted 09:56:00 11/30/2009
Filed Under: Politics, Eleksyon 2010, Elections
MANILA, Philippines—(UPDATE) President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will run for a congressional seat in her home province in Pampanga, according to the government-run dzRB.
When asked about her political plans for 2010, she said in a taped interview with dzRB to be aired later in the afternoon, “I will file.” Read the rest of this entry »
Ask Obama to fund climate change fight
By Anna Valmero
INQUIRER.net First Posted 18:11:00 07/30/2009 Filed Under: Climate Change, Global Warming, Foreign affairs & international relations, Environmental pollution
MANILA, Philippines—President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo should urge US President Barrack Obama and other world leaders to provide $140 billion in funding to help developing nations contend with climate change, the environmental activist group Greenpeace said Thursday.
“We are urging Arroyo to urge Obama to start making available this funding so other first world countries can follow suit and we could be able to come up with the $140 billion funding before the Copenhagen convention in December,” said Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner Amalie Obusan. Read the rest of this entry »
First Posted 19:08:00 07/27/2009
Filed Under: State of the Nation Address (SONA)
Thank you, Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. Before I begin my report to the nation, please join me first in a moment of prayer for President Cory Aquino.
Senate President Enrile, Speaker Nograles, Senators, Representatives, Vice President de Castro, former President Ramos, Chief Justice Puno, Ambassadors friends:
The past twelve months have been a year for the history books. Financial meltdown in the West spread throughout the world. Read the rest of this entry »