>> GMA's youngest grandson dies of heart disease
The youngest grandchild of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo by her daughter Luli Arroyo-Bernas died at a specialty hospital in Quezon City. Lawyer Larry Gadon, one of Arroyo's legal advisers, said 13-month-old Jorge Alonzo Arroyo Bernas died at the Philippine Heart Center on East Avenue around 9:30 a.m. on All Souls' Day. The hospital is located less than three kilometers from the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMCC) where the former president is being currently held under hospital detention.
>> GMA laid successful model leading to BPO growth
Unable to bear President Aquino's sustained derisions of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, the former head of the country's association of business processing leaders came out in the open to assail the incumbent chief executive's accusations against his predecessor.Sanez took exceptions to Aquino's reference to the Arroyo administration as a "lost decade."
>> Arroyo celebrates 67th birthday Former President and now Pampanga 2nd district Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is celebrating her 67th birthday today (Saturday, April 5).
|>> What Went Before: Trillanes' 2nd try to oust Arroyo
Antonio Trillanes IV, along with Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim and other Magdalo soldiers, walked out on Nov. 29, 2007, of their trial proceedings at the Makati Regional Trial Court for the 2003 Oakwood mutiny and proceeded to the Manila Peninsula Hotel. It was the second attempt of Trillanes, a former Navy officer, to overthrow the administration of then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
>> Belmonte explains why Arroyo still not suspended” Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has informed the Sandiganbayan of the actions taken by the House of Representatives on the 90-day preventive suspension imposed on Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
>> Arroyo allies, others face malversation raps over pork barrel scam
MANILA, Philippines -Three former congressmen, an ex-Agriculture secretary, and heads of government agencies face a malversation complaint for another case of the alleged misuse of their pork barrel funds.
>> House leaders oppose Arroyo suspension
The leadership of the House of Representatives will challenge a Sandiganbayan order preventively suspending former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from office for 90 days in connection with a graft case. Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II said the House leadership would write the Sandiganbayan's Fourth Division to express its position that Arroyo could not be suspended for an offense allegedly committed while she was not yet in Congress.
>> Prosecution vs Gloria Arroyo runs out of witnesses over PCSO funds mess
MANILA, Pilippines - The prosecution against former President Gloria Arroyo said it had run out of witnesses to testify over the alleged misuse of funds in the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).The move by the special prosecutors led by Hazel Militante surprised Arroyo's camp as the prosecution had said they have six to ten more witnesses against Arroyo.
>> Arroyo diagnosed with kidney stone
Former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who was brought to St. Luke's Medical Center in Quezon City for a check up yesterday (May 2), has been diagnosed with kidney stone. Arroyo was allowed by the Sandiganbayan to undergo urodynamic testing (UDT) at St. Luke's after complaining of experiencing difficulty in urinating and finding some blood in her urine.
>> GMA seeks bail anew
"Bail is not a safe pass for ailing detainees." Sandiganbayan First Division Associate Justice Rafael Lagos stressed this yesterday during the hearing for the motion of bail filed by former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
>> Arroyo seeks permission to go to Velarde's wedding anniversary
Former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo asked the Sandiganbayan to allow her to attend the wedding anniversary of El Shaddai leader Mike Velarde and his wife on July 18. Arroyo submitted through her lawyer, Modesto Ticman Jr., a motion that sought a permission from the Sandiganbayan First Division a to allow her furlough to attend the event. The former President is currently under hospital arrest at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City for plunder for allegedly diverting more than P360 million from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office's (PCSO) fund from 2008 to 2010.
>> GMA camp thankful for brief furlough but cites health risks
Lawyers for former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo are thankful for the furlough granted by the Sandiganbayan to the former chief executive to attend the wake of her deceased grandson in Makati City, although they cited that the shortened schedule may also pose health risks.
>> Gloria's condition not human - Imelda
This was how former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Romualdez Marcos described former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's condition at her detention suite at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City. "It is no longer a fight for justice, it's a fight for life," she stated as she assailed Arroyo's hospital detention.
>> 12 congregations of nun leaders visit Arroyo
The outpouring of support for former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, now under hospital detention at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center, continues. Yesterday, Catholic sisters of various religious organizations joined the long line of political and religious personalities who aired serious concern over the health condition of the former President. Previous to the visit of the Catholic nun leaders, a group of pro-life advocates led by Reps. Lito Atienza and Erwin Tieng visited Arroyo.