Archive for the ‘Joseph Estrada’ Category

22
Sep
President Aquino is welcomed by Defense and Armed Forces Attache Capt. Elson Aguilar upon his arrival at Boston Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, on Saturday, Sept. Read more [...]

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22
Sep
Palace: Aquino’s stand still the same By Gil C. Read more [...]

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21
Sep
Custom byline text:  MANILA Thousands of people were evacuated from severely inundated communities, some with rapidly flowing waters more than neck high. Some residents were forced to take shelter in the second floor of homes where the water had reached the ceiling of the ground floor Read more [...]

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21
Sep
Philippine Daily Inquirer 4:19 am | Monday, September 15th, 2014 MANILA, Philippines–After a week of implementation, the “last mile” project has so far led to “good results” in decongesting the Port of Manila and easing traffic flow on roads leading to the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx), the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Sunday. This was the observation made by a Cabinet cluster monitoring the situation, MMDA Assistant General Manager Emerson Carlos said during the MMDA’s weekly radio program Read more [...]

20
Sep
Residents make their way through deep floodwaters after heavy monsoon rains spawned by tropical storm Fung-Wong flooded Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines and most parts of the metropolis Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 Read more [...]

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20
Sep
Council on Foreign Relations (blog) Protests Threaten Democracy in Asia, in a Bizarre Reversal of Democratic Norms Council on Foreign Relations (blog) In the Philippines, demonstrators rallied in 2001—again, mostly rich and middle class men and women—in the streets of Manila in an attempt to force out the elected government of populist Prime Minister Joseph Estrada , or to get the military to remove Read more [...]

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20
Sep
I write this with a serious understanding and thus acceptance that Filipinos don't grasp the power of these two words: Never. Read more [...]

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20
Sep
In some areas, water engulfed the first floor of homes, sending residents scrambling to upper floors and onto roofs. The rain and an unrelated radar malfunction combined to divert, delay or cancel dozens of domestic and international flights at Manila's airport Read more [...]

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20
Sep
By OLIVER TEVES, Associated Press MANILA, Philippines — Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the region was drenched by a typhoon. Read more [...]

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