Gloria Arroyo allowed to undergo medical tests

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division on Thursday granted the motion of former President and incumbent Pampanga Second District Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to undergo medical tests at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City on Oct. 21 to 22. The anti-graft court...

Gloria Arroyo seeks 2-day furlough for medical checkup

MANILA, Oct 8 (Mabuhay) – Former President and incumbent Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Thursday asked the Sandiganbayan to allow her to leave her detention for two days to undergo various medical checkups for suspected complications from previous operations in her...

Gloria Arroyo to run for third term

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will file her certificate of candidacy for the congressional seat of the 2nd district of Pampanga next week. Lawyer Raul Lambino, an official of Arroyo’s Lakas CMD party, said he is preparing Arroyo’s nomination. Arroyo...

Arroyo camp cites Enrile bail in house arrest plea

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The lawyers of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo have cited before the Sandiganbayan the Supreme Court’s (SC) decision granting bail to Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, among other reasons, in their pending petition for house arrest. In a reply to the...

Arroyo allowed to visit cancer-stricken brother

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan First Division has allowed former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to visit her ailing half-brother. The anti-graft court allowed Arroyo to visit cancer-stricken Arturo dela Rosa Macapagal at the Makati Medical...

Aquino starts final SONA by enumerating alleged scams under Gloria Arroyo

MANILA, July 27 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday started his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA) by enumerating alleged scams under President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. “Noong mga panahong iyon, miski bata, natutunan na ang salitang scam,” Aquino...

Prosecution to Gloria Arroyo: Stop abusing the court’s compassion

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Government prosecutors have once again expressed their “vehement opposition” to the motion of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to be placed under house arrest, saying the incumbent Pampanga lawmaker should stop using her health condition ...

Prosecution blocks Gloria Arroyo house arrest bid

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Prosecutors on Wednesday formally opposed the house arrest being requested by former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who is facing plunder charges and is currently on hospital arrest. “To be detained in one’s home is a...

House warned resolution on Arroyo house arrest would be taken as special treatment

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Having the House of Representatives prod the Sandiganbayan to place former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo under house arrest might send an “ominous message” that special treatment can be accorded to a lawmaker on trial, Akbayan...

De Lima belies Clooney plea for Arroyo

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) insists that the continued detention of former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo does not violate her human, civil, and political rights, even as the Aquino government has yet to officially receive...