Archive for the ‘Joseph Estrada’ Category

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Sep
September 3, 2015 11:41 pm I was surprised at the vehemence even usually sober commentators heaped upon the Iglesia ni Cristo because of its four-day protests to defend its leadership from “non-bailable” kidnapping charges. I couldn’t believe what I was reading when Philippine Daily Inquirer columnist Randy David, my professor in a sociology class, practically blamed a very serious crime, the shooting of broadcaster Anthony Taberna’s just-opened restaurant on the INC, as if it were some drug syndicate the journalist crossed. Read more [...]

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Sep
While he may have his share of being “missing in action” at the height of recent Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) five-day protest rallies, President Benigno “Noy” Aquino III must not bear the sole burden of responsibility for the mess that ensued. Read more [...]

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03
Sep
(UPDATED) Duterte's spokesman Peter T. Laviña says the incident written about by Piñol happened 'a long time ago' and did not involve a revolver being pointed at the tourist Rappler.com Published 3:49 PM, September 03, 2015 Updated 8:45 PM, Sep 03, 2015 YOU. Read more [...]

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Sep
Spokesperson Charles Jose INQUIRER file photo The Philippines will not snub China’s military parade on Thursday to mark Japan’s defeat by the Allies during World War II, despite the growing tensions between the two countries over competing claims in the South China Sea. “Our ambassador to China will be our official representative [in the parade],” Assistant Secretary Charles Jose, the Department of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, said in a text message on Wednesday Read more [...]

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03
Sep
September 3, 2015 12:09 am MANILA Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada should be commended for attending today’s military parade marking Japan’s defeat in World War II. He is right that since Manila is a sister city of Beijing, and he was invited to Beijing and grace the event, he should be there. Read more [...]

02
Sep
Former Philippine President and now Manila City mayor Joseph Estrada was quoted by Xinhua, the official press agency of the Chinese government, saying that China can help Philippines a lot rather than the United States in terms of infrastructure modernization. “Many Filipinos are of Chinese descent and this explains why the Philippines should maintain friendly relations with China,” the former President said. Read more [...]

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02
Sep
We still have a long way to go in our journey toward a truly civilized government of laws, rather than of men.Because the current Supreme Court is largely dominated by appointees of the highly political former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, we have, during the last five years, encountered questionable Supreme Court decisions, often penned by Associate Justice Lucas P. Bersamin whose ponencias often escape logic, or worse, the law. Read more [...]

02
Sep
MANILA, Philippines - It was one of the ranking ministers of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) accused of illegal detention and harassment by an expelled member who had sought permits for the street protests against Justice Secretary Leila de Lima last week. Documents provided to The STAR by a sect insider showed that INC political affairs chief and minister Eraño Cordera made the separate requests last week. Read more [...]

02
Sep
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Candidates would try to get their support. The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), after all, is believed to vote as a bloc Read more [...]

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02
Sep
MANILA – Former Philippine president Joseph Estrada will attend China’s huge military parade this week marking Japan’s defeat in World War II despite the territorial tensions between Manila and Beijing, his spokesman said Monday. Read more [...]

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