The warring personalities are important enough but more transcendental are the constitutional issues embedded on the parties’ dispute.
While the significant issues are many, the jugular issue involves the relationship between the ruler and the ruled in a democracy, Philippine style.
Her inauguration took place in Cebu marking it the first inauguration to be held outside of Luzon.
Cebu became the place of inaugural as a gesture of gratitude for Arroyo garnering the highest number of votes.
Both Macapagal-Arroyo and de Castro were to serve a six-year term commencing on June 30, 2004.
Context The inauguration formally ended the Presidential transition of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo that began when Arroyo won the 2004 Philippine presidential election.
Sadyang may daan na pinalalakaran ang Dios sa lahing Israel, subalit ang mga ito ay nagpakaligaw sa Kaniyang mga tuntunin at hindi nila nilakaran ng wasto ang daan na ito.
Jdg At gayon ma’y hindi nila dininig ang kanilang mga hukom: sapagka’t sila’y sumamba sa ibang mga dios, at kanilang niyukuran ang mga yaon:sila’y nagpakaligaw na madali sa daan na nilakaran ng kanilang mga magulang, na sumunod ng mga utos ng Panginoon; nguni’t hindi sila gumawa ng gayon.
Among those who braved the gusty winds and intermittent drizzles were former president Fidel V.
Ramos, Supreme Court Chief Justice Hilario Davide, Jr., House Speaker Jose De Venecia and wife Gina, Senate President Franklin Drilon, members of the Cabinet, Metro Manila mayors led by Manila Mayor Lito Atienza, members of the Senate led by newly-elected senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, Jamby Madrigal, Ralph Recto, members of the House of Representatives and foreign dignitaries who were all seated at the center stage of the grandstand.
On the line in the cases at bar is the office of the President.