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Mike Arroyo wants to travel to Japan, HK again


Former first Gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/INQUIRER

Former first gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo, who is facing graft cases in the Sandiganbayan, on Tuesday asked the court to allow him to travel to Japan and Hong Kong on Feb. 3-10.

Arroyo’s counsel, Edna Herrera-Batacan, said he was invited to Tokyo on Feb. 3-7 by the Association of Overseas Filipino Communities in Edogawa-Ku.

From there, he plans to go to Hong Kong where he will preside over LTA Inc.’s yearly corporate planning session and take a short rest until the 10th. Arroyo is president of the family-owned LTA.

Arroyo is facing a graft complaint in connection with the NBN-ZTE deal in the Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division and another complaint in connection with the P105-million overpriced helicopters case in the Second Division.

Meanwhile, Sandiganbayan prosecutors on Tuesday described as “unreasonable” the request of Manuel Morato, a coaccused of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in a plunder case for the alleged misuse of PCSO funds, to be placed under house arrest. Cynthia D. Balana


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Tags: Foreign Travels , Global Nation , Graft and corruption , Hong Kong , Japan , Jose Miguel Arroyo , Judiciary , Sandiganbayan

  • http://www.facebook.com/rasputin.casanova Rasputin Casanova

    tatakas lang yan…. o dun mag dedeposito para d halata

  • pakita_ko_sayo

    Kapag pasyal sa ibang bansa ang lakas lakas ng katawan. Kapag pinatatawag ng korte, naka wheelchair

  • basilionisisa

    magwi-withdraw sa mga dollar accounts… nauubusan na ng panggastos.

  • VeryDisgusted2

    This guy should not be allowed to travel. He has a pending plunder case. Why the court is not deciding his plunder case? Is the bribe money working?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SYG36KOOLRY47VA3ICPJJ5CQTQ ADD

    Wag payagan makalabas ng bansa si Lolong, itatago lng nya ung mga pera ni Jose Pidal sa HK at Japan.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    BAKA BIBILI NG CHOPER SA JAPAN PARA MAY SERVICE SIYA DAMI NINAKAW NITO! BIG MIKE PARA ANAK NIYA SI MICKEY DAGA MAY BAHAY SA AMERICA!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DIGNEONSRO63RRNLW4DN24LNGE toy

    payagan na yan basta tora tora ang sasakyan!



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