Arroyo administration - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Arroyo administration


War with the NPA, war without end

Feb 29, 2020 - 11:00 AM

From our archives: The Philippine military is treading dangerous waters with its counterinsurgency experiments

NPA rebels in Pampanga.

Court acquits ex-Comelec chair Abalos in NBN-ZTE case

May 11, 2016 - 10:02 AM

The anti graft court Sandiganbayan says prosecutors failed to provide sufficient proof that Benjamin Abalos had brokered the deal for a fee

Former Commission on Elections chief Benjamin Abalos. Rappler file photo

VP Binay wants more senior citizens included in 4Ps

Nov 21, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Vice President Binay says he wants to include senior citizens aged 60 to 64 in the Conditional Cash Transfer program which currently covers only those 65 years old and above

ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAM. The Aquino administration turned 4Ps, which began during the previous administration, into its flagship poverty alleviation program. Rappler file photo

5 years of Aquino: Highs and lows

Jul 28, 2015 - 6:05 PM

Rappler looks back at the most criticized and most applauded statements and actions of President Aquino

LAST SONA. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III smiles during a signing ceremony between Philippine's Department of Trade (DTI) and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) on business promotion cooperation in Tokyo, Japan, June 2, 2015. File photo by Franck Robichon/EPA

SONA: His and Hers

Jul 28, 2014 - 7:00 AM

President Aquino’s SONAs to date are still fresh in people’s minds so they can easily be compared to the SONAs of his predecessor during the equivalent period of her first 4 years in office

A tiresome administration

Jun 03, 2014 - 7:30 AM

With poverty hunger and unemployment knocking ever more loudly at our doors can we at least be spared the tiresome empty mendacious hypocritical rhetoric?

Abalos conviction in NBN-ZTE case sought

Apr 14, 2014 - 6:36 PM

Prosecutors have completed presentation of evidence against former elections chief Benjamin Abalos who s charged for getting commission for facilitating the botched contract

Former Commission on Elections chief Benjamin Abalos. Rappler file photo

Sabah, Ramos and Arroyo

Mar 11, 2013 - 5:39 PM

Past presidents Ramos and Arroyo—used contrasting approaches to deal with the Kirams But it is from Ramos that President Aquino can learn lessons

Chopper scam: Mike Arroyo, 21 others sued

Jun 06, 2012 - 4:05 PM

UPDATED The Ombudsman files graft charges vs 22 people led by Mike Arroyo businessman Hilario de Vera and ex PNP chief Jesus Verzosa over the sale of second hand choppers to the Philippine National Police

Remember Garci?

Jan 11, 2012 - 11:50 AM

Solons file perjury charges vs the former elections commissioner who presented a fake passport to probers in 2005

Bayan Muna files raps vs Garci