Tuesday, May 31, 2005


Confessed "jueteng" operator Wilfredo Cimanis Mayor finally spilled the beans in a Senate hearing yesterday and confirmed what many already believe (as opposed to ' know'), that Pampanga representative Mikey Arroy, the President's eldest son, has received payolas or bribes from jueteng operators in Pampanga. Read more here.
At any rate, we have to wait and see whether there is any truth to this allegation. I don't know whether to be excited or be worried. While this entire exercise will definitely bring down the enthusiasm of the business environment, it is about time we get to the bottom of this embarassing issue.
Will this Senate inverstigation go anywhere? Judging by the failure of the past investigations to produce any results (read: charges being filed in the courts), my fingers are crossed on this one.


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