Archive for June, 2005

June 29, 2005 · Posted in: Gloriagate, In the News

Goodbye, Mike

SHORTLY before noon today, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo announced in a speech before businessmen at the Manila Polo Club that her husband, First Gentleman Mike Arroyo, would be leaving the country to "remove himself from any situation that has cast...

Bantay ICT (ICT Watch), a group of advocates doing analysis and policy interventions on information and communication technology issues, especially those related to communication rights, has issued a statement concerning the "hacking" incident...

June 28, 2005 · Posted in: In the News

“Hawks” and “doves”

PRESIDENT Arroyo's unexpected announcement on Monday night came after 12 of her Cabinet members persuaded her to break her silence on the controversial phone conversations she had with former Elections Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano after last...

June 28, 2005 · Posted in: In the News

Apology in a can of worms

(This post should have been up on our blog last night, but was delayed because of technical problems we experienced late afternoon yesterday.) PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s apology raises more questions than it answers. Tonight, after...

READING from a prompter, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at 7 pm Monday made the following statement about the wiretapping controversy. Mga minamahal kong kababayan. For the last several weeks, the issue of the tape recordings has spun out of control....

June 28, 2005 · Posted in: General, In the News

We were hacked!

IN case you were wondering why yesterday's blog activity, save for a trickle of reader comments on previous posts, consisted only of an odd post from our end entitled "A Hacker's Journey," it was because our site had sustained a security breach...

June 25, 2005 · Posted in: Gloriagate, In the News

‘Downloadables’ section

IN case you haven't noticed, we've recently put a "Downloadables" section atop the right sidebar. Now readers no longer have to wade through the pages of blog posts to search for the links to the files we've made available on our site since the...