He once differentiated between observers of politics and the statesmen who wield power in terms of what they intend to accomplish. She is a direct descendant of the Lakandula rulers of the ancient Luzon Empire. Arroyo brought an unprecedented academic and administrative background to the Philippines presidency, but her tenure was plagued by political unrest.
She took her oath of office on June 30, Charter Change[ edit ] Arroyo currently spearheads a controversial plan for an overhaul of the constitution to transform the present unitary and presidential republic with a bicameral legislature into a federal parliamentary government with a unicameral legislature.
Days after the mutiny, the Makati City Regional Trial Court dismissed the rebellion charges against all the 14 civilians involved in the siege, and ordered their release. We are all in tears. She emphasized that she would devote her remaining months in office to serving the people and improving the economy of the Philippines.
His parents were Artemio Panganiban Sr. Four people died, including two policemen, and more than were wounded in clashes between security forces and rioters.
The early pullout drew international condemnation, with the United States protesting against the action, saying giving in to terrorist demands should not be an option. He told radio station dzMM: Rasalan claimed that he was fully convinced that the election returns presented at the House of Representatives were manufactured and had replaced the original documents.
He was the president of Arpan Tourism Industries Corp. On June 23,Congress proclaimed Arroyo and Noli de Castro as president and vice president, respectively.
In other words, theories help us understand why events happen in a particular way. She was re-elected intopping the senatorial elections with nearly 16 million votes. However, the following month, new allegations were brought that stated that she and her husband had accepted bribes from a Chinese telecommunications company in The proclamation becomes effective only after Congress has concurred.
Panganiban was succeeded by Puno after only two years in office in December Published in The Manila Times on 27 December If you find value in what this site does, please consider tipping for the upkeep of this site and to support the hard work it takes to produce its content.Maria Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born Maria Gloria Macaraeg Macapagal on April 5, ) is a Filipina politician.
She is the fourteenth and current president of the Philippines. Arroyo is the country's second female president, and the daughter of late former Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, (born April 5,San Juan, Philippines), Filipino politician who was president of the Philippines (–10). Arroyo’s father, Diosdado P.
Macapagal, was president of the Philippines from to Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo waves to colleagues after she was elected by congressmen as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives on Monday. Czar Dancel, Reuters. For former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay, the dramatic standoff over House speakership is a reflection of the present state of affairs.
The Sixth State of the Nation Address of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Delivered at the Batasang Pambansa, Quezon City, on July 24, View Word Cloud.
Read the Speech. The Seventh State of the Nation Address of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. MANILA, Philippines (7th UPDATE) – After nearly 4 years of hospital arrest, former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will soon be free. The Supreme Court on Tuesday, July DURING my last visit to the Philippines, I had the pleasure of interviewing former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for a web series on.Download