Archive for the ‘Joseph Estrada’ Category

23
Jul
In an alternate universe, Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo, former Philippine president, would have sealed her place in history by fulfilling her promise not to seek reelection in 2004 when she served out the remainder of the overthrown Joseph Estrada’s term Read more [...]

23
Jul
Finally convinced that going multilateral was the best route, P-Noy convened  the Council of State (and/or the National Security Council) at the earliest opportunity after his return from Cambodia, reported what had occurred, and proposed that the Philippines go to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). There obviously was a great deal of discussion, but in the end, former president Fidel Ramos was the first to raise his hand in approval, followed by former president Joseph Estrada. Read more [...]

23
Jul
MANILA: Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will not file counter-charges against those responsible for the filing of a plunder case that resulted in her detention for four years in a government hospital in Metro Manila, a close aide disclosed on Friday.“She’s not that kind of a (vindictive) person,” lawyer Agnes Devanadera told GMA News when asked whether Arroyo would pursue her reported plan to go after and file criminal charges against her “persecutors” behind the filing of a plunder case against her.Devanadera, who served in the Arroyo cabinet as the justice secretary, also disclosed that the former president entered a Metro Manila private hospital on Friday for an “overnight” executive checkup.Meanwhile, her lawyer Ferdinand Topacio confirmed that Arroyo would attend a joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives on Monday to hear President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte deliver his first state-of-the-nation address (Sona). Read more [...]

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23
Jul
By Roy Ramos ZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines  A Philippine business leader on Friday called the release of a former president from detention following the dismissal of graft charges filed against her a setback to the country's long struggle against corrupt practices. Jailed for almost four years, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was freed Thursday after the plunder case filed against her was junked by the Supreme Court citing insufficient evidence Read more [...]

22
Jul
Manila mayor Joseph Estrada had to put his foot down to keep illegal vendors from putting up stalls in the streets of Manila. Estrada personally appealed to street vendors to remove their stalls from the roads in Blumentritt, C.M. Read more [...]

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22
Jul
Former Palawan Governor Abraham Khalil Aldeguer Mitra has been appointed as chairman of the Games and Amusements Board (GAB). Read more [...]

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22
Jul
The Metro Manila Development Authority has teamed up with the city government of Manila and the  Department of Social Welfare and Development to rescue  children, vagrants, dwellers and mendicants  from the streets of the metropolis. Read more [...]

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