Pangulong Arroyo sa Baler

Ilang mga balita tungkol sa pagdalaw ni Pangulong Arroyo sa Baler:

mula sa Manila Times:

“We have demanded a full accounting. We will hold responsible all those who will be found liable for having caused the deaths of many our countrymen, especially in the ship that sank,” the Chief Executive said on Monday in a speech on Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day and the 109th anniversary of the siege of Baler in Baler, Aurora province. She was referring to the sinking of Princess of the Stars on June 21 off Sibuyan Island in central Romblon province.

Mula sa Philippine Star:

President Arroyo vowed yesterday that heads will roll in connection with the sinking of the M/V Princess of the Stars, which claimed nearly 800 lives.

“We demand full accounting. We will hold accountable all those found to have been negligent and caused the deaths of so many of our countrymen,” she said during ceremonies here marking the 6th Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day at the Quezon Memorial Park.

Itu pa:

Speaking at the commemoration of Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day in Baler, Aurora, the President said that typhoon Frank was on her mind when she was preparing for her 10-day working visit to the US.

Mula sa

President Arroyo, during her visit in Baler in Aurora, said she would meet some of the relatives of the victims in Cebu on Wednesday as most of the passengers of the vessel are Cebuano.

Mula naman sa

“The terrible tragedy left in the wake of the typhoon and ferry accident has been constantly in our mind. Bago pa man ako tumulak sa byahe ay ipinagbilin na sa mga kinauukulang ahensya na paghandaan ang darating na bagyo [Even before I left, I have asked agencies concerned to prepare for the coming typhoon],” she said in a speech at the Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day in Baler, Aurora Monday few hours after she returned to the country from the 10-day, three-state working visit to the US.

Siyempre puro national issues ang ibinalita nila. Tungkol sa mga local issues na tinalakay ni Pangulo, saka ku na lang ikukwento at medyo busy pa ako. Saka na rin ang mas marami pang larawan at kwento.

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Joseph T. Gonzales, aka Kidlat is the creator of Batangbaler, the website and online community of all the scattered Balereños and Aurorans on Earth. He is based in Baler.

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