Manila Bulletin

Published by the Manila Bulletin, the Manila Bulletin is a daily newspaper. Dr. Cris J. Icban, Jr. is the editor-in chief, Hermogenes P. Pobre is the publisher and Diego C. Cagahastian is the news editor.

Articles from May 3, 2001

2 WPD Cops Get Promotions
Two policemen from the Western Police District, one of whom died at the height of the violent riot at Malacanang, were awarded special promotions for gallantry yesterday. The late PO2 Rolando Abello, and PO1 Fausto Sabedia, now confined at the National...
5 Killed, 177 Hurt in Clash, WPD Reports
Only five persons were confirmed by police yesterday to have died and 177 persons injured during Tuesday's confrontation between government troops and supporters of former President Joseph Estrada who stormed Malacanang. Western Police District...
Activities to Support Information and Communications Technology Initiatives
THE Department of Science and Technology (DoST) recently allocated funds for 2001 to expand its fiberoptics communications infrastructure. Fiberoptics allows far more data to be moved more easily than before. Software enables people to sift through...
Appeal Renewed for Estrada House Arrest
A lawyer of former President Joseph Estrada urged the Sandiganbayan yesterday to accord his client the same privilege extended to former Senators Benigno ''Ninoy'' Aquino Jr. and Jovito Salonga during the martial law years, in his reiteration to place...
Arroyo Allays Fears State of Rebellion a Prelude to Martial Law; Will Lift Order as Soon as Threat of Rebellion Is Over
President Arroyo allayed fears yesterday that a state of rebellion was a prelude to the declaration of martial law, as this would be lifted as soon as the threat of rebellion is eliminated. At the same time, the President appealed to the people...
Athletes Hit PSC Guards' Inadequate Training
JEROME QUIMSING, the pencak silat athlete who took his own life last Monday inside the athletes' quarters building, might still be alive today if Rizal Memorial Sports Complex authorities had handled his suicide properly. This was the opinion shared...
Baguio Bet Leads Juntaphil Winners
BAGUIO CITY - Local bet Andrew Tangalin grabbed a share of the spotlight with the Big City campaigners yesterday as the Juntaphil-Baguio 2001 juniors tennis championships unwrapped at the Baguio Tennis Club here. The fourth-seeded Tangalin, one...
Enrile, Lacson, Miriam Appeal to Supreme Court: Stop Warrantless Arrests
Three separate petitions were filed with the Supreme Court yesterday challenging the warrantless arrests of persons suspected to be leaders of the aborted siege of Malacanang Tuesday morning. Reelectionist Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile asked that he be...
Freedom's First Condition
WITH eight dead, as of last count, and 113 injured in Tuesday's 12-hour riot along Mendiola St., I am glad that President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has taken a firm and unswerving stand to uphold law and order as against senseless violence. Order...
House Leaders Urge Arroyo to Recall Order
Leaders of the House of Representatives yesterday urged President Arroyo to recall her declaration last Tuesday placing Metro Manila under a state of rebellion as normalcy has returned to the country. Arroyo issued the declaration following last...
Intellectual Globalization and Principled Intervention; A New Globalization Paradigm for the Philippines
AS it is most commonly understood nowadays, globalization refers to a plan of action - hatched mostly by the industrialized countries North of the economic divide - that will progressively lower the cost of international commerce through the reduction,...
Lanao Mayor Proclaimed
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) proclaimed yesterday the municipal mayor of Butig, Lanao del Sur, barely 11 days before the May 14 elections. The Comelec, through its duly constituted municipal board of canvassers, proclaimed Sangab Bao winner...
Last Supper Discourse; Reflections Today
John 14:6-14 JESUS said to Thomas, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. If you know Me, then you will also know My Father. From now on you do know Him and have seen Him." Philip said to Him, "Master,...
Maceda Arrested in Manila Home
Former senator and Philippine ambassador to the United States Ernesto Maceda was arrested yesterday by Philippine National Police (PNP) detectives led by Sr. Supt. Reynaldo Berroya for his alleged involvement in an attempt to destabilize the Arroyo...
National Day of Israel
ISRAEL celebrates its National Day today. Its modern history began with the Zionist movement started by Theodor Herzl in 1897. Israel's basic ideology, many of its contemporary political institutions and parties, and the individuals who established...
Opposition Voices 'Fear, Shock'
The political opposition said yesterday the declaration of a so-called ''state of rebellion'' in Metro Manila has plunged the entire nation in a state of ''fear, shock, and trembling'' that has ''the chilling effect of martial rule and is a crude,...
Penalosa in 'Must-Win' Situation
DODIE BOY Penalosa, a two-time world champion now handling the career of brother Gerry, more or less knows how far his match against Japanese Keiji 'The Prince' Yamaguchi would go. Depende sa style na gagamitin ni Yamaguchi," said the older Penalosa....
Shark Hopes to Keep Slate Clean vs Montana
FRONTRUNNING SHARK Energy Drink and defending champion Welcoat Paints hope to pursue their respective agenda as they face separate rivals today in the resumption of the 2001 PBL Chairman's Cup at the Makati Coliseum. Shark seeks to extend its winning...
Shell Forces KO Match; San Miguel in Finals
GERRY ESPLANA and Chris Jackson brought their A-1 game last night as Formula Shell toppled Ginebra, 78-67, and pulled even at 2-2 in their PBA All-Filipino Cup semifinal series. The Turbo Chargers overcame an early charge by the Ginebra and proved...