Refer to: Ms.
VP DE CASTRO REBUFFS
PERCEPTION OF BEING
UNACCEPTABLE TO PEOPLE
President Noli ‘Kabayan’
De Castro rues the way he was pictured him to be a patsy and therefore
‘unacceptable’ to the people and therefore unfit to assume office if
reaction of Vice President De Castro came after what he
believed to be baseless perception of some quarters that he was an
to head the country and was chosen by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
her running mate precisely in order that if they both won, the people
resigned to bear with the incumbent when ‘the cure is worse than the
Vice President reminded his detractors that together with the
President, he was voted into office by the Filipino people in the last
national elections for them to serve until year 2010.
ipagwalang-bahala ang kapasyahan ng ating mga kababayan na kanilang
na ang inyong lingkod ang inihalal na bise-presidente at ako ay hindi
sa akin ding sinumpaang tungkuling ito.
President De Castro also stressed that the Filipino people
have weighed all factors in their choice of the second highest official
land and must have taken into consideration his track record as a
servant, though not in official government position, since he became a
broadcaster up to the time he was elected senator of the Republic in
President also emphasized that he had, modesty aside, laudable
in the different tasks assigned to him by the President, as follows;
Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC),
Vice President De Castro was at the helm in relocating the informal
that would be affected by the rehabilitation of North Railway a project
popularly known as the North Rail Transit system. He also ordered the
streamlining and simplification of operations of the key shelter
agencies (KSA) to save on expenses, improve collections and to
deliver quick and responsive service to clients.
Presidential adviser for overseas Filipino workers, the Vice President
Tripoli in Libya last Nov. 26 to 28 where he successfully got the
government’s commitment to hire more skilled OFWs. In
the same trip, he was also able to finalize the resumption of RP-Libya
Committee Meeting and the RP-Libya ‘oil talks’.
being tasked by the President to monitor and keep prices of basic goods
commodities stable in the last Christmas season since he can
persuade with his communication skills traders and businessmen not to
prices of goods during holiday seasons, the Vice President got in touch
then PNP Gen. Eduardo Aglipay in eliminating the
problem of ‘kotong’ cops. General Aglipay immediately
issued a directive deactivating all TMG checkpoints along the highways
to erase any opportunity for corruption to arise.
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