House fact-finding team on Singson case knows nothing

The House of Representatives recently sent Marikina Representative Romero Federico Quimbo to Hong Kong to watch over Ilocos Sur Rep. Ronald Singson who was arrested at Hong Kong International Airport on suspicion of bringing in cocaine.

One of these guys is a Congressman

Singson is out on bail now and he will probably get to go home eventually.

What’s (marginally) interesting, though, is what Quimbo, a lawyer, had to say about the case:

Speaking from a legal standpoint and based on experience we had in the past Congress, it’s an unchartered territory because the conviction—we’re proceeding from the assumption that he gets convicted—takes place outside the country”

So, basically, nothing. Despite House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte being so concerned at what Singson’s arrest could do to the reputation of the House that “he literally sent a team,” we get what basically amounts to a shrug couched in pretty words. Remember that old song, Rep. Quimbo: You say it best when you say nothing at all.


  1. Why send fuck-finding team? Hong-Kongese knows that Flipping Filipinos are not there to fact find. They are there to spend taxpayer’s money. What ever fuck they find there has no bearing to Hong-Kongese court-of-law.

  2. Supposedly, he was there gathering facts for a possible Ethics committee investigation into Singson.

    But Rep. Quimbo says even if Singson is convicted by an HK court, it doesn’t mean he’ll automatically be stripped of his position.

  3. Hey, yo, Anonylol The Chinese Government will investigate Philippine Government.

    The 7 hostages were not killed by the hostage-taker! They were caughted in the cross-fire.

  4. @ RP

    Yeah, I kinda figured that.

    It’ll be interesting if they get really pissed off. I mean, more than they are now.

  5. With the news that Solicitor General of the PHilippines consulted WIKEPEDIA, the Hong-Kongeses sent in their own investigators in violation of our national pride, supra-intelligence, nationalism and NOT ONE FILIPINO PROTESTED!!!!!

    BECAUSE benign0’s media, ALL MEDIA and ALL JOURNALISTS, kept quiet!!!!!! HA!HA!HA!HA!


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