Francis Lagniton
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Marines urge close watch on US aid
by Francis Lagniton - June 6, 2003 - 12:00am
Field officers of the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) urged the military high command yesterday to closely monitor the use of the military aid that the United States has promised to extend to the Armed Forces of the...
SWS poll: Filipinos reject authoritarianism, military rule
by Francis Lagniton - November 8, 2002 - 12:00am
Once criticized for their "exuberant democracy," a majority of Filipinos still prefer democracy over authoritarianism and military government. Results of a seven-nation project surveying democratization...
Filipinos satisfied with US help - SWS
by Francis Lagniton - August 7, 2002 - 12:00am
A commanding majority of Filipinos are satisfied with the help the United States has extended to the military in fighting the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group, according to the latest survey of independent pollster Social...
Senate revamp looms to railroad Transco franchise
by Francis Lagniton - June 3, 2002 - 12:00am
With 72 hours left on the clock, President Arroyo’s allies are allegedly preparing to unleash a "full-court press" in the Senate today and spark a reorganization to ensure the passage of a bill granting...
Rate unbundling no guarantee of lower power rates — Meralco
by Francis Lagniton - May 25, 2002 - 12:00am
The rate unbundling, filed with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) by the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) and other utility distributors, emerged as a hot issue in the long drawn debates over the controverial purchased...
Pinoys feel unsafe in streets, homes
by Francis Lagniton - May 17, 2002 - 12:00am
Three out of every 10 Filipinos, or roughly 28 percent, feel unsafe walking the streets at night while four out of 10 Filipinos, or 37 percent, are afraid of being robbed at home, according to the latest Pulse Asia...
Pulse Asia: GMA keeps high rating
by Francis Lagniton - April 30, 2002 - 12:00am
President Arroyo still enjoys a high public approval rating despite popular perception of deteriorating living standards, the independent polling firm Pulse Asia Inc. reported yesterday. The pollster’s national...
SWS poll: Estrada trial fair
by Francis Lagniton - April 26, 2002 - 12:00am
Two-thirds of Filipinos believe the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan is fair or neutral in handling the criminal cases against former President Joseph Estrada, according to the March survey of independent pollster...
Mike Arroyo, Lacson, Desierto trust ratings down
by Francis Lagniton - December 7, 2001 - 12:00am
The most distrusted public figures in the nation are First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo, Sen. Panfilo Lacson, Ombudsman Aniano Desierto, lawyer Raymund Fortun and former Sen. Rene Saguisag, according to the latest...
Anti-terror target: Hackers
by Francis Lagniton - November 30, 2001 - 12:00am
A global war is raging and it’s not being waged on the barren and dusty land called Afghanistan but on the World Wide Web. And just like the global war against terror in Afghanistan, the United States is also...
Pulse Asia: Filipinos oppose sending troops abroad
by Francis Lagniton - September 29, 2001 - 12:00am
Apparently feeling that healing is better than destruction, most Metro Manilans want the government to help the US in the war against international terrorism but not to send Filipino troops to fight a foreign war. According...
Terrorism Online
by Francis Lagniton - September 14, 2001 - 12:00am
What can be more innocuous than a good chess game between "Abu Mujahid" and "Mohd. Azzam," who are apparently friends. Since you may not know French, German or Arabic, you probably won’t...
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