There is only one government in the Philippines and that is how it will stay,
They were given to me voluntarily. I don't have plans and plots against the government.
He was just describing how America sees the Philippines, ... I don't think that is classified. It pertains to graft and corruption, the first gentleman (Arroyo's husband).
He is innocent so he deserves to be acquitted.
Wherever they may jail me, they will never be able to imprison the voices of our people against an oppressive regime which gained power not through the majesty of elections,
This is the last time I will be serving the public so would I do that ... I did not become president to rake up money,
I am asking all our countrymen living near rivers to prepare so that we can prevent any tragedy,
I hope that the truth shall eventually give me back my freedom.
the truth will come out in the end.
I will prove my innocence, ... I guarantee the Filipino people that I will be vindicated because the truth is on my side.
I thank the good lord for giving us this initial favorable vote. This is the first major vote in the many more major votes to be cast in the impeachment trial,
My detention has been worth every second if only to prove my innocence to those who truly matter most my countrymen.
The case is running smoothly. This is good, for the people will know that I have done nothing wrong.
ASEAN is facing its greatest challenge since its founding 31 years ago,
I have mixed feelings. I welcome this opportunity to present my side because I was denied that right in the impeachment trial when prosecutors walked out. I was convicted in the streets.
She offered that if I resign now, they will give me a graceful exit. Well, I said I will accept the offer of graceful exit in the year 2004 ... that's the tenure the nation gave me and I have to finish that,
I said I will not accept that, ... The money accumulated and he deposited it in several places. I learned about it only lately.
Peace, ... is crucial, because my government aims to hasten Mindanao's development by transforming it into the country's food basket.
Through the ballot, we can defend our democracy from the threat of dictatorship,
These are not requests, but demands,
Moreover, our culture discourages her from being as brash as Gloria Arroyo,
Philippine President Joseph Estrada said he was saddened by the conviction. It's very unfortunate and what happened is saddening, ... If he really is innocent, then the day will come that his name will be cleared.
Why should I resign ... First of all, I am not guilty of any of these charges. Second, we have a constitution to follow.
save our nation from the dire consequences of a prolonged crisis.
We have to change the system. The system is very rotten. The executive is corrupt, the Congress is corrupt, the judiciary is corrupt. ... So what's left We really have to have a radical and surgical change to bring back the image of our country.