President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo - updates

Rappler's latest stories on President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo


LOOK BACK: When the Philippines didn't have a vice president

Mar 22, 2017 - 4:18 PM

Throughout Philippine history there have been several periods when the president didn t have a second in command

Leftist groups lament SC ruling on Arroyo's plunder case

Jul 19, 2016 - 5:42 PM

Some groups blame former President Benigno Aquino III for paving the way for Arroyo s acquittal

ACQUITTED. In this file photo, former Philippine President Gloria Arroyo (C) peers from a police van after her arraignment over the electoral sabotage complaint at the Pasay City court, south of Manila, Philippines, 23 February 2012. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Duterte on SONA 2015: Aquino should stop blaming Arroyo

Jul 27, 2015 - 9:17 PM

The Davao mayor s son Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte shares the sentiment: If you continue to blame the previous administration it is like saying you did not do anything about the problem

GRADING AQUINO. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte – who watches the telecast of President Benigno Aquino III's speech at the Davao People's Park on July 27, 2015 – gives the State of the Nation Address a 7 on a scale of 1-10. Photo by Editha Caduaya/Rappler Editha Caduaya

Appeal for Mary Jane, Lacson eyes presidency, Oscar dela Hoya | The wRap

Apr 24, 2015 - 8:14 PM

The Philippines files a ‘stronger’ appeal for Mary Jane Former Senator Ping Lacson considers running for president Oscar dela Hoya blasts referee in superfight

Arroyo seeks house arrest

Apr 08, 2015 - 7:10 PM

The camp of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo cites a precedent case – the anti graft court allowed former President Joseph Estrada to be confined in his house in Rizal

HOLISTIC APPROACH. Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo says a more holistic approach in her treatment is needed for speedy recuperation. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

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

Sandiganbayan denies Arroyo's motion for bail a third time

Apr 22, 2014 - 8:54 PM

The anti graft court does not think the former president is very sick as her lawyers what the justices to believe

NOT GETTING BETTER. Doctors at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center say the health of the former president has not improved. File photo from AFP

Arroyo birthday request: 3 days with her family at VMMC

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:45 PM

The former president is turning 67 on April 5 She s asking the Sandiganbayan to allow her family to stay with her at VMMC for 3 days

Forgive Me, Pope Francis

Feb 10, 2014 - 3:14 PM

If the bishops consider both corruption and advocating for the RH law a sin former President Arroyo and I come out even

Sylvia Claudio

Sandiganbayan denies GMA bail petition

Nov 06, 2013 - 9:37 PM

Because of this ruling the former President and now Pampanga congresswoman will spend her second Christmas in detention

File photo of Former Pres GMA

Arroyo wants marathon trial of plunder case

Aug 15, 2013 - 8:36 PM

Defense lawyers calls for a speedy trial of the former President Prosecutors plan to call at least 29 witnesses and present 230 or more documents will make this impossible

File photo of Former Pres GMA

Arroyo presses for bail in plunder case

Jul 24, 2013 - 7:00 AM

The former President and now Pampanga congresswoman invokes humanitarian grounds and insists that there was no evidence in the plunder case against her

'Team PNoy more unified on issues than UNA'

Apr 17, 2013 - 6:11 PM

FactCheck 2013 looks into the positions of candidates from both coalitions on 5 points on President Aquino s key agenda

UNA: LP lying about Mrs Binay

Mar 23, 2013 - 9:28 PM

UNA insists the Sandiganbayan lifted the hold departure order against the wife of Vice President Jejomar Binay

Remember? Sulu sultan a Senate bet in ’07

Mar 03, 2013 - 12:08 AM

Jamalul Kiram III was part of President Gloria Arroyo s Team Unity slate in 2007 He finished 26th in the senatorial race

ONCE A SENATE BET. Sultan Jamalul Kiram III was part of President Gloria Arroyo's Team Unity slate in 2007. File photo

Profile: Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro

Jul 26, 2012 - 1:59 PM

SC Justice Teresita De Castro says the judiciary should be independent not only from the appointing power but from a news article or a book

PNoy didn't think he could live beyond 30

Jun 09, 2012 - 6:02 PM

Here s a challenge to the man who knows he could die anytime: actualize your vision to institutionalize reforms

Purple Romero

Besides JBC, Palace has judicial search committee

Jun 02, 2012 - 10:02 AM

Question is should the search committee also make its choices known to the public?


Comelec rejects Arroyo treatment abroad

May 15, 2012 - 5:44 PM

The Comelec chief makes this statement after the former president s camp claimed she faces a life threatening illness

TREATMENT ABROAD? Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo should not be allowed to seek treatment overseas, Comelec says. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II