Archive for the ‘Joseph Estrada’ Category

05
Jul
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte—The thorny issue of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) could “make or break” politicians in vote-rich Mindanao in the 2016 elections, Lanao del Norte Gov. Read more [...]

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05
Jul
Editor's note: Any opinions expressed here are solely the author's. Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The policeman with whom Vice President Jejomar had a staredown during a fracas in the Makati city hall quadrangle was no ordinary street cop. Read more [...]

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04
Jul
Rappler The Scrum: When a president betrays a friend Rappler In making his decision, Ramos was torn between two loyalists in a race that was Joseph Estrada's to lose. In the end, he chose the practical side of things: De Venecia was the party leader, the ultimate politician who had helped him cut through .. Read more [...]

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04
Jul
Rappler Erap snubs Binay's UNA launch Rappler MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Former president now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada was a no-show at the party launch of his close ally, Vice President Jejomar Binay. Estrada was absent at the launch of opposition party United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) Read more [...]

03
Jul
LOOK: Why Rizal has a shrine in China Text and photos by Isagani de Castro, Jr., ABS-CBNnews.com,07/03/2015 9:35 AM QUANZHOU, China - A visitor to the Rizal Shrine here in Jinjiang, Fujian province, southern China can't help but compare it to the Rizal Monument in Luneta amid the "photobomber" controversy. Read more [...]

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03
Jul
InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5 MANILA  - San Juan City may be a small legislative district in Metro Manila, but it has assumed strategic importance since its former mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada became Philippine President. Not surprising, then, that over the sole Congress seat for this tiny city, two political clans - Estrada's own and that of his long-time friends and allies the Zamoras - are gearing up for a big fight.With 10 months to go before the elections, the jockeying for posts at the local level has begun, pitting political clans who were former allies like them, against each other.San Juan City's incumbent mayor is Guia Gomez, mother of Senator JV Ejercito and former partner for many years (while he was separated from wife Loi Ejercito) of now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada.Francis Zamora is the vice mayor.The representative in the city's lone district is Ronaldo Zamora, father of Francis Zamora and once executive secretary during the Estrada administration.The younger Zamora said his original plan was to seek reelection. Read more [...]

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02
Jul
July 1, 2015 9:05 pm by JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA REPORTER LONGTIME ALLIES Deposed president now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada and Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Read more [...]

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02
Jul
THE blame game continued over the Torre De Manila even during the House of Representatives probe on the controversial building that destroyed the line of sight of the Rizal Monument. In the hearing of the Metro Manila Development committee on Wednesday, former mayor Alfredo Lim pointed at the city council of incumbent Manila mayor Joseph Estrada for causing the construction of the 49-story building behind the Rizal statue Read more [...]

02
Jul
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said he could still take a shot at Malacañang since he was not able to finish his term in 2001. Philstar.com/File photo MANILA, Philippines - Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, a member of the opposition’s so-called Three Kings, was conspicuously absent yesterday at the launch of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) as an opposition party. But Estrada downplayed his absence, explaining that what was launched was not a coalition and he belonged to another party. Read more [...]

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