Eldon Cruz

Al Vitangcol and Josef Rychtar

ON DISTANT SHORE By Val G. Abelgas   Now I can understand why Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma has become Malacanang’s preferred spokesperson. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda is too confrontational and his biases and prejudices are just too obvious for a person speaking on behalf of the President. In contrast, Coloma is cool, cautious and diplomatic. Take the case of the allegations of Czech Ambassador Josef Rychtar Read More …

David-Tan

PerryScope By Perry Diaz The recent brouhaha over the “arrest” of David Tan has caused confusion among government agencies and officials. They don’t seem to know what to do with a 33-year old man whose identity baffled Department of Justice (DOJ) bureaucrats and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents. And like a hot potato, the country’s top justice and law enforcement officials closed the investigation Read More …

Shopping Spree

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Driving on the fast lane of daang matuwid – “straight path” – President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III never had it so good… until now. By a twist of fate, right after he delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 22, a number of his political allies, personal friends, and relatives were implicated in several corruption scandals. During his Read More …

Inekon-Kamaganak-mess

Editorial The Daily Tribune  The circumstances that led to the bribery allegations against Noy’s sister Ballsy and brother-in-law Eldon Cruz have taken a new interesting twist with another Aquino, businessman Jorge Aquino-Lichauco, being named among those pushing for the MRT-3 supply contract to be awarded to Czech coach manufacturer Inekon Group. Had Czech Ambassador Josef Rychtar not spilled the beans on the $30 million (P1.25 Read More …

Ballsy-Aquino-and-Eldon-Cruz

By Charlie V. Manalo The Daily Tribune  Presidential sister Ballsy Aquino-Cruz finally broke her silence and admitted she and her husband had been to Prague, albeit, she denies they were involved in the the negotiations between the representatives of the Philippine government and Inekon, the Czech firm bidding for the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3) expansion project. According to Ballsy, they just went there Read More …

Ballsy and Eldon Cruz

By Charlie V. Manalo The Daily Tribune Noy’s cousin tried but failed to dictate bid terms to favor Czech firm The Czech extortion plot thickens. Accusations raised against presidential sister Ballsy Aquino-Cruz and husband Eldon of spearheading an extortion racket on Czech Republic train coach supplier Inekon Group for the MRT3 Expansion Project was substantiated by documents obtained by the Tribune pointing to the attempt Read More …

Eldon Cruz

What Larry Henares wrote about Eldon Cruz in PDI back in 1989 October 10, 2011 at 3:54am Theory of Relativity & Relatives (Excerpt from Larry Henares’ Book titled “Sweet and Sour”) By Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, all observation is dependent on the position of the observer; light is not a wave but a quantum, and it doesn’t travel in a straight line; if you travel Read More …

Ballsy-Aquino.3

By Paul Atienza The Daily Tribune Several weeks of reports on the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 project where the presidential sister and her husband were linked to the alleged extortion try on Czech company, Inekon, Ballsy Aquino only yesterday, in an interview, challenged those behind what she called “rumors” to come out in the open, while denying that she had anything to do with Read More …

Ballsy-Aquino-and-Eldon-Cruz.3

By RG Cruz ABS-CBN News  MANILA – Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares may summon the president’s sister Maria Elena “Ballsy” Aquino Cruz to a planned House of Representatives investigation into the alleged extortion allegation involving the purchase of MRT trains from a Czech company. Colmenares said that while the President’s sister is not among those he wants probed, he may ask that Mrs. Aquino-Cruz be Read More …

Ballsy-Aquino

By Charlie V. Manalo The Daily Tribune Calls were initiated at the House of Representatives for a full-blown investigation into the brewing controversy involving President Aquino’s sister Ballsy Aquino-Cruz and husband Eldon Cruz, who both were allegedly involved in an extortion attempt on a Czech Republic company which is among the bidders for the supply of new coaches to the Metro Rail Transit (MRT). The Read More …