Tag Archives: President

Why the Inauguration of Noynoy Aquino is Historic

Tomorrow, 30 June 2010, is the inauguration of the 15th President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. It is also the inauguration of Vice-President Jojo Binay. The ceremonies start at around 11:00 a.m. at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila City, although roads in the area will be closed as early as 7 a.m. (more details here; read also inaugural speech). Continue reading

Should Pres. Gloria Arroyo run in House of Representatives?

Let’s start this discussion with a brief backgrounder on the three branches of government. The Judiciary is headed by the Chief Justice. The Legislature is divided into the Senate (President of the Senate) and the House of Representatives (Speaker of the House). The executive department is headed by the President. Continue reading