Posted by akosistella on March 23, 2010
Phil. Star: Junta
Considering the country’s recent political history, officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines should not be surprised that the public easily succumbs to speculation that the military might be used to facilitate cheating in the general elections in May. The worse speculation is that the AFP will be used to create a scenario that will warrant the declaration of a failure of elections, which could pave the way for President Arroyo to stay on beyond noon of June 30.
Click Philippine Star.
Inquirer: Small sacrifice
For the good of the country, we urge Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile to resign before the May 10 elections to pave the way for the election of a new Senate president. The election of a new Senate president will help relieve the nation’s fear and uncertainty over a power vacuum in the event of a failure of elections.
Malaya: P100B stimulus package
FINANCE Secretary Margarito Teves’ announcement yesterday that, contrary to earlier official pronouncements, the government will pursue a P100 billion stimulus package this year should be taken with a grain of salt.