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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Ex-Philippine president Joseph Estrada eyes Manila mayoralty

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Graft-tainted former president wants to end his colourful political career as mayor of Manila Estrada launches his 'last hurrah' In typically colourful fashion, graft-tainted former Philippine president Joseph Estrada launched his campaign for mayor of Manila yesterday in what he described as his "last hurrah" in politics. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Joseph Estrada's son takes Rolls-Royce 'selfie' as he travels to Hong Kong hostage crisis talks

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:26pm by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles As Manila's Mayor Joseph Estrada embarks upon a delicate mission to heal the rift between Hong Kong and the Philippines over the tragic 2010 bus hostage incident, his ... campaigned for Estrada in his mayoral bid last year, writing on his blog: "I grew up spending a number of summers campaigning for my dad and other relatives and this one was the toughest. ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Joseph Estrada: The Philippine politician who can't stop apologising

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:07am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles Joseph Estrada pledges to say sorry over 2010 Manila bus tragedy; his Filipino detractors point to his 'millions, mansions and mistresses' The politician who can't stop apologising Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, 76, wants to say sorry to Hong Kong. Now that's an act he had a lot of practice in- apologising. A self-acclaimed womaniser ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Basic Law Committee's Maria Tam, on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights   I just want to clean up Manila and put its affairs in order before retiring Joseph Estrada ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Ex-Philippine president runs for mayor of Manila

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 01:50pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila Ousted Philippine President Joseph Estrada is running for mayor of Manila in midterm elections that are dominated by political dynasties, celebrities ... including 12 senators. The 75-year-old Estrada was ousted in 2001, convicted on charges of plunder and later pardoned. He is challenging incumbent Mayor Alfredo Lim, a former Manila police chief ...

  6. Top presidential security officer gunned down

    Posted Oct 19th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... to be on the alert.' Martinez gained a high profile after successfully blocking protesters from storming the palace, most recently during mass rallies in support of deposed president Joseph Estrada ...

  7. The reward for winning

    Posted Apr 29th 2004, 12:00am by Karim Raslan

    ... actor lacks the experience of his drinking buddy and ally, former president Joseph Estrada, who fought and convincingly won countless elections. Poe's personal popularity among the working ... with numerous challenges to her legitimacy, especially given the questionable manner in which she assumed the presidency after Estrada's ousting in 2001. But for many foreign investors and fund ...

  8. Estrada's eager HK fans await his arrival

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Supporters of disgraced ex-Philippine president Joseph Estrada in Hong Kong were last night eagerly awaiting their leader's visit, which was announced in a text message. Ching Bautista, a trustee of NGO Balikatan sa Kaunlaran (Shoulder to Shoulder for Progress), said: 'The text said 'President Estrada is arriving. He will be a sponsor ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... of my life than … to give everything I can to uplift the poor Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada on being elected mayor of Manila   ... Miss W's win is an exhilarating step in our fight, but marriage is only a part of [the battle] Gay rights campaigner Joseph Cho Man-kit on a transsexual woman winning the right ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., May 19, 2013

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Joseph Estrada The comeback kid of the Philippine political scene capitalised on his film-star popularity by winning the job of mayor of Manila in mid-term elections. The 76-year-old, ousted from the country's presidency 12 years ago in an anti-corruption drive, capitalised on discontent among the city's poor with a pledge to revitalise the capital and tackle crime. ...




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