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Ten Dead, 120 Injured in Manila Mall Bombing

By See-Dubya  •  October 21, 2007 12:27 AM

Carnage.

GLORIAGATE UPDATE

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 13, 2005 06:59 AM

The U.S. MSM aren’t paying much attention, but Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, president of the Philippines, is in deep trouble over vote-rigging allegations. John Marzan has posted a round up at his blog, Philippine Politics 04. Tapes of the alleged conversations between Arroyo and an election official are available here. The U.S. has offered to look […]

THE FILIPINO WATERGATE?

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 10, 2005 07:25 AM

Whoa. Haven’t had time to sift through all of this yet, but check out the audio files of secret tapes and related material on what looks like a career-ending corruption scandal involving Philippines president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism has uploaded a truckload of evidence at its very impressive blog. Stay tuned… […]

ABU SAYYAF LEADER: DEAD OR ALIVE?

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 20, 2004 04:39 PM

There are conflicting reports worldwide, but it seems Abu Sayyaf leader Khaddafy Janjalani may be dead. Here’s the Manila Bulletin’s take: Sketchy reports reaching the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) General Headquarters in Quezon City said that Janjalani, who carried a US$5 million reward from the United States government and another R5 million from […]

IS THE PHILIPPINES SABOTAGING THE WAR ON TERROR AGAIN?

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 4, 2004 06:08 PM

On its face, the latest story of corruption in the Philippines seems run-of-the-mill. Excerpt from the Philippine Inquirer: The former comptroller of the Armed Forces of the Philippines has been suspended for six months without pay for alleged unexplained income and for failing to fully declare his net worth. Major General Carlos Garcia was suspended […]

Thank the Philippines

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 24, 2004 02:28 AM

From the Associated Press, “Iraqi Insurgents Issue Brash New Challenge:” Iraqi insurgents issued brash new challenges to the country’s interim government, capturing an Egyptian diplomat as he walked out of a mosque and making new demands for the release of seven hostages that will almost certainly go unmet. Militants kidnapped Mohammed Mamdouh Helmi Qutb outside […]

Obnoxious quote of the day

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 20, 2004 10:50 AM

Gloria Arroyo, president of the Philippines (aka the Islamic Protectorate of the Philippines), on the terrorists’ release of Angelo de la Cruz: We must rejoice at the good news, but our happiness must be tempered by the awareness that we live in dangerous times and that we must work to create a more peaceful world. […]

The $6 million cutthroat payoff

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 18, 2004 11:23 PM

Oh, God. This just in from the Philippines Daily Tribune: A ransom of $6 million was offered and paid out to the Iraqi rebels holding Filipino truck driver Angelo de la Cruz hostage, to ensure his release before President Arroyo’s scheduled State of the Nation Address on July 26, a high level Philippine intelligence officer […]

HATE MAIL – THE PHILIPPINES EDITION

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 18, 2004 06:46 AM

I’m scheduled to be on Fox News this afternoon at around 1:30pm to talk about the Filipino cave-in to terrorism. Meanwhile, as Islamic head-choppers sharpen their blades in search of more Angelo de la Cruzes to use as extortion tools, the Philippines is in an uproar over…Jay Leno. Leno had joked on his show Wednesday: […]

THE MOLLYCODDLING MILKSOPS OF MANILA

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 14, 2004 04:05 AM

Column’s up: The mollycoddling milksops of Manila. Excerpt: Add the flag of the Philippines to the International Hall of Appeasers. Sign this pitiful nation up for a lifetime membership to the Axis of Weasels. And remind me never again to brag about the proud fighting spirit of my ancestors. See also Philippine Commentary, Wizbang!, The […]

THE PHILIPPINES GOES WOBBLY

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 8, 2004 01:46 AM

Captain Ed notes that my parents’ native land is going soft in the wake of threats by Islamofascists who have apparently kidnapped a Filipino in Iraq. In response to the kidnappers’ demand that the Philippines withdraw from Iraq, the island nation has barred Filipino workers from traveling to Iraq. Ed comments: [W]hat Manila has done […]

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