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  1. Philippine officials charged with graft

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... But the militant group Bayan has accused the Arroyo administration of double standards when it came to allegations of corruption against Mrs Arroyo's husband, Jose Miguel, and former Justice Secretary ... finance officer Victoria Toh, Ms Toh's brother Thomas and her brother-in-law Kelvin Tan, and 'Jose Pidal.' The Tohs and Mr Tan claim the money in their accounts is theirs alone, ...

  2. Leave your wastrel husband, Arroyo told

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Congressman Magtanggol Gunigundo's unsolicited advice reflected a growing sentiment that the president's husband, Jose Miguel Arroyo, might be guilty of financial and personal improprieties. ... of maintaining secret bank accounts using the alias Jose Pidal, contrary to Philippine money-laundering laws. Claiming intimate knowledge of Mr Arroyo's affairs, the lowly messenger said he often ...

  3. Comics who target president risk jail

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... stature and short temper are often the subject of jokes, but after a scandal involving her husband, Jose Miguel, broke last month, the ridicule turned vicious. One political gag show recently ... then definitely there will be a case.' Opposition senator Edgardo Angara said a sketch by the popular comedian Dolphy, which traded heavily on Mr Arroyo's alleged use of the alias 'Jose ...

  4. Editor is charged with libelling Arroyo's husband

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Newspaper chief arrested over articles which suggested Jose Miguel helped broker a lucrative government contract An opposition newspaper publisher was arrested on criminal libel charges ... in the Philippines over articles that accused people connected to the presidential palace of illegal deals. The last such arrest was publisher-editor Jose Burgos, whose Malaya newspaper fought the strongman ...

  5. Royal award for Spanish envoy

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... with Flora Wu On behalf of Spain's King Juan Carlos, the Spanish ambassador to China, Jose Pedro Sebastian de Erice, will today bestow the Cross of Queen Isabella the Catholic on Rafael Gil-Tienda. Mr Gil-Tienda has lived in Asia since 1981 and splits his time between the mainland and Hong Kong. He has been one of the main liaisons between the central government ...

  6. Philippine politics keeps it all in the elite family

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... such as that of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Her son Juan Miguel and brother-in-law Ignacio won congressional seats. When Mrs Arroyo's husband, Jose Miguel, was accused of secreting ill-gotten money in bank accounts using the name 'Jose Pidal', his younger brother came to the rescue by claiming to be Pidal. He has now successfully parlayed notoriety into political power. ...

  7. A choice between bad and worse

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... is that she has yet to present a convincing record. 'If Gloria wins another six years, that's unbearable,' said Francisco Sionil Jose, author of numerous novels depicting some ... of the country, but some of the worst slums in Asia are here now.' But Mr Jose acknowledges that the alternative is worse. 'If he [Poe] is president, he'll bring back all the Marcos ...

  8. Arroyo targets urban poor for votes

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... to swallow. A senior executive noted that in these sorties, her husband Jose Miguel Arroyo, who has been accused of graft, is never present. Mr Arroyo marred the clean image of his wife's government by not satisfactorily answering charges that he helped seal government deals and kept secret bank accounts using the alias 'Jose Pidal'. Mrs Arroyo's promise of 'clean ...

  9. I paid off Arroyo's son, witness says

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... evidence that extricated the president's husband, Jose Miguel, from a money scandal two years ago. In an apparent attempt at damage control, Mrs Arroyo promptly went on radio to say: 'I ... under the fictitious name, 'Jose Pidal', his brother Ignacio had stepped in and claimed the accounts as his. 'It took us weeks [for Ignacio] to practise' signing the Pidal ...

  10. The Sea Inside

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... And in this way, considering the subject matter, the film doesn't cut corners. Sampedro lies in the house of his brother, Jose (Celso Bugallo), a fellow fisherman who's helping look after him, ...




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