Time.com–and probably its print version, too–has again featured alleged Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. A November 1 article entitled “Crisis â€” Again â€” for the Philippines’ Arroyo” by Peter Ritter discusses the various issues Arroyo faces these days.
The Glorietta bombing, the bribery in MalacaÃ±ang, the bishops’ call for her resignation, the ZTE broadband deal, and the Estrada pardon were among the recent issues touched by the article. It also mentioned the Hello Garci controversy to substantiate its statement that almost since Arroyo became president, “her administration has been buffeted by allegations of corruption every bit as audacious as Estrada’s.”
The article also quoted fellow blogger and Inquirer columnist Manolo Quezon as saying Arroyo may be able to finish her term due to people’s apathy.
Read the article here: “Crisis â€” Again â€” for the Philippines’ Arroyo”