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                    [ArticleID] => 28447
                    [Title] => Matagal na tayo inaapi ng iilan
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                    [DatePublished] => 2007-11-20 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 135482
                    [Focus] => 0
                    [AuthorID] => 1805283
                    [AuthorName] => Jarius Bondoc
                    [SectionName] => PSN Opinyon
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                    [ArticleID] => 379895
                    [Title] => Singson claims to have video footage of Erap signing Impsa deal
                    [Summary] => 



Ilocos Sur Gov. Luis "Chavit’’ Singson said he has videotaped footage of former President Joseph Estrada signing a contract with Industrias Metalurgicas Pescarmona Sociedad Anonima (IMPSA) as a  "witness.’’


In a phone interview with The STAR yesterday, Singson said a source from Malacañang gave him a copy of the videotape, which reportedly came from the Palace archives.
[DatePublished] => 2007-01-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1735838 [AuthorName] => Sandy Araneta [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 379975 [Title] => Sen. Loi pumalag kay Chavit [Summary] => Mahigpit na itinanggi kahapon ni Sen. Luisa Ejercito Estrada ang paratang ni Ilocos Sur Gov. Luis "Chavit" Singson na ang kanyang asawang si dating Pangulong Joseph Estrada ang nagpatibay ng $470 milyong power contract ng pamahalaan sa Argentinian firm na Industrias Metalurgicas Pescarmona Sociedad Anonima (IMPSA).
[DatePublished] => 2007-01-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Bansa [SectionUrl] => bansa [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 379497 [Title] => MJ on Erap: Lock him up for 100 years [Summary] => Former Manila congressman Mark Jimenez lashed back at deposed President Joseph Estrada yesterday and said the disgraced leader should serve 100 years in jail for his "sins" against the Filipino people.

Jimenez told The STAR that Estrada should serve a hundred years in prison for approving the $470-million power project of Argentine firm Industrias Metallurgicas Perscarmona, SA (IMPSA).
[DatePublished] => 2007-01-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804833 [AuthorName] => Marichu A. Villanueva [SectionName] => News Commentary [SectionUrl] => news-commentary [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 379514 [Title] => Selective [Summary] => One of the auspicious and promising innovations introduced in the 1987 Constitution is the creation of the Office of the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman retains the title and the powers of the Tanodbayan of the 1973 Constitution except the prosecutorial functions that were given over to a Special Prosecutor. [DatePublished] => 2007-01-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133340 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804883 [AuthorName] => Jose C. Sison [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 379521 [Title] => New Senate probe on Impsa deal sought [Summary] => Two senators pushed yesterday for the reopening of a Senate inquiry into the alleged $14-million payoff to some government officials to allow an Argentine firm to get a $470-million contract to repair and operate the Caliraya-Botocan-Kalayaan hydroelectric plant in Laguna.

Sen. Franklin Drilon said he is supporting the move of Sen. Panfilo Lacson to again look into the supposed bribery of some government officials by Argentine firm Industrias Metallurgicas Perscarmona, SA (IMPSA).
[DatePublished] => 2007-01-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096615 [AuthorName] => Christina Mendez [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 344657 [Title] => Erap lawyers confident of acquittal [Summary] => Lawyers of deposed President Joseph Estrada expressed optimism yesterday that he will be acquitted by the Sandiganbayan special division because of the "failed" cross-examination by the prosecution panel.

"They have failed to impeach the credibility of President Estrada. The failed cross-examination was fatal to the case. An acquittal is forthcoming," defense lawyer and former Bureau of Immigration chief Rufus Rodriguez told a press conference at Club Filipino in Greenhills, San Juan.
[DatePublished] => 2006-06-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097368 [AuthorName] => Mike Frialde [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 344457 [Title] => Erap confident of acquittal as prosecution rests [Summary] => As he ended his stint on the witness stand yesterday, deposed President Joseph Estrada said he was confident he would be acquitted in his plunder trial.

"Very confident, very confident," Estrada told reporters when asked about his chances for an acquittal.
[DatePublished] => 2006-06-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097368 [AuthorName] => Mike Frialde [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 344266 [Title] => IMPSA plans to build new power plants in RP [Summary] => Argentine power firm Industrias Metalúrgicas Pescarmona S.A (IMPSA) plans to put up new power facilities in the Philippines, a ranking company official said.

IMPSA country manager for the Philippines Gerald Katz told reporters that this decision was made after the firm sold its stake in the Caliraya-Botocan-Kalayaan (CBK) hydroelectric power plants to the Japanese consortium of Electric Power Development Co. Ltd. (J-Power) and Sumitomo late last year.

"We are very eager about our new investment which will be coming in very soon," Katz said.
[DatePublished] => 2006-06-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096364 [AuthorName] => Donnabelle L. Gatdula [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 343259 [Title] => Sandigan reprimands prosecutor in Erap trial [Summary] => Special Prosecutor Dennis Villa Ignacio was stopped yesterday by the Sandiganbayan’s special division from presenting a video at the plunder trial of ousted President Joseph Estrada that allegedly showed the former leader signing a controversial deal to repair three power plants.
[DatePublished] => 2006-06-22 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097368 [AuthorName] => Mike Frialde [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) ) )
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