Si Maria Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (ipinanganak bilang Maria Gloria Macaraeg Macapagal noong Abril 5, 1947) ay ang ikalabing-apat na Pangulo ng Republika ng Pilipinas (Enero 20, 2001 - Hunyo 30, 2010). Siya ang ikalawang babaeng pangulo ng bansa, at anak ng dating pangulong si Diosdado Macapagal.
Isang propesor ng ekonomiks, si Arroyo ay pumasok sa pamahalaan noong 1987, na naglingkod bilang pangalawang kalihim at undersecretary ng Kagawaran ng Kalakalan at Industriya sa pag-talaga sa kanya ni Pangulong Corazon Aquino. Pagkatapos maglingkod bilang senador mula 1992 hanggang 1998, siya ay nahalal na Pangalawang Pangulo sa ilalim ni Pangulong Joseph Estrada kahit na ito ay tumakbo sa kalabang partido. Pagkatapos maakusahan si Estrada ng korupsyon, nagbitiw siya sa posisyon ...
... 2004 elections
It was a personal encounter with one of Mrs Arroyo’s closest aides that made me realize that she cheated her way to a six-year term that ended last year.
I will not name that aide but I will say I had known him for years and years. Which is why what he said to me struck me dumb with the horror of it.
It was during the annual Christmas party of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (Focap) when I met that aide, following the Hello Garci tapes disclosure and Arroyo’s “I am sorry” speech.
“What was that all ...
Benigno Aquino III on Monday said the government was building at least fourcases against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, including the alleged misuse ofPhilippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) funds.
Mr. Aquino told reporters the cases involved “a broad spectrum of personalities” and thatprosecutors would go “where the evidence points to us.”
The President did not give details of the cases other than the PCSO disbursements underthe administration of Arroyo, now a Pampanga representative.
Read more: GoT HuB! (July 5, 2011)
... to Pinched Nerve
Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was rushed to the hospital due to a pinched nerve, reports GMA News.
According to the report, Arroyo was confined at St. Luke’s Medical Center and have to undergo two more days of treatment at the hospital.
Pampanga’s second-district representative was diagnosed of having cervical radiculopathy or also known as a pinched nerve.
Read more: Pionoy Ambisyoso (June 17, 2011)