Front Pages 2011

Front Pages 2011: Mike Arroyo and the PNP Helicopters

Front Pages 2011: Mike Arroyo and the PNP Helicopters

Front pages of Bulletin, Inquirer, and Star, August 3

August 2, 2011. Two helicopters sold to the Philippine National Police (PNP) in 2009 were allegedly not brand-new, and were previously owned and used by former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo. This was revealed in a Senate hearing by two businessmen involved in the choppers’ procurement.

[Headline stories: Manila Bulletin | Philippine Daily Inquirer | Philippine Star]

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Also on the Covers:

  • Nora Aunor, who returned to the country after eight years of absence in showbiz to live in the United States [Bulletin | Inquirer | Star]
  • Heavy rains in the Metro, intensified by typhoon Kabayan, called for suspension of classes and work in government offices

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Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.

Images of newspaper front pages featured in this post are retrieved from the Bulletin e-paper site at Pressmart.com, the Inquirer e-paper site at PressDisplay.com, and the Philippine Star archives.

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