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  1. Poe camp loses poll fraud suit and vows to protest

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... street protests. She agreed last month to serve as the opposition's 'guide and light' after supporters of her late husband presented her with more than a million signatures urging ... the second- and third-highest votes for the presidency may contest the election of the president'. And in any case, the 30-day period for filing such protests was long over, it added. ...

  2. Law harms Manila's claim to Spratlys: suit

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... law to the United Nations as part of the Convention on the Law of the Sea. Professor Roque accused Mrs Arroyo of buckling under China's pressure after Beijing strongly protested against ... embassy in Manila issued a press statement expressing its 'strong opposition and solemn protest', claiming it violated its sovereignty. A week later, China dispatched a patrol boat ...

  3. Arroyo faces test as political arch-rival slips into coma

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Fernando Poe fights for life but his popularity could spark mass protests: analysts President Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo faces a delicate test in dealing ... said Mrs Arroyo must tread very carefully as the opposition camp could easily turn Poe's plight into a rallying point for mass protests. Were Poe to die, some feel the opposition is likely ...

  4. Poe's wife vows to form tribunal to recount votes

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... whom she said she tried to represent in pursuing Poe's electoral protest, was now being made to pay heavier taxes. She reminded government officials that 'your salaries come from us [the people]. Don't intimidate us or hurt us'. Her lawyer, Sixto Brillantes, said the actress was not inclined to lead street protests, but he hinted that 'the judicial process ...

  5. Fresh coup rumours grip Manila

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... but is out on bail, said they wanted to protest against attempts to silence a key witness against Mr Arroyo. Pro-Estrada politicians and lawyers yesterday called on President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to quit. Asked to clarify if they were urging people to rise up against the government, former senator Francisco Tatad said they were merely asking for some form of protest. Estrada, detained ...

  6. Comics who target president risk jail

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

    ... aired a suggestive scene where a female comic who regularly plays 'Madame Glo' simulated oral sex. 'That's below the belt,' Secretary Datumanong protested. Even ...

  7. Glad to see the back of Estrada

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Raissa Robles

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Raissa Robles in Manila Many Filipinos in Hong Kong are bidding 'good riddance' to disgraced former president Joseph Estrada, who leaves for Manila this morning after a 20-day stay for knee surgery. In Manila, 15,000 police are being deployed to keep protests under control and provide security for Estrada amid rumours that he may be assassinated. ...

  8. Police probe alleged anti-Arroyo plot

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Aguinaldo to protest against alleged human rights violations. Those linked to Estrada are also being closely watched by both the police and military. Presidential spokesman Ignacio Bunye denied ...

  9. Filipino recants rape claim after being granted US visa

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Filipinos. In anticipation of protests, riot police ringed Malacanang Palace and the US embassy yesterday. Lawyer Evalyn Ursua, who was originally retained by the woman as a private counsel during ...

  10. Crusading editor gives Arroyo sleepless nights

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... headline in the Tribune a week before when it revealed that nearly the entire department had protested against his policies, particularly his alleged demand for a cut in every public works project. ...




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