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  1. 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 ...

  2. Estrada to keep home, limousines

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila An anti-graft court ruled yesterday it would no longer plan to seize the limousines or family home of convicted and pardoned former Philippine president Joseph Estrada, court spokesman Renato Bocar said. Mr Bocar said the court sheriff had recently discovered bank holdings worth 1.1 billion pesos (HK$210.7 million) held under Mr Estrada's alias, Jose ...

  3. 'Erap' holds court on revolution and mistresses

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles The lunch that the pardoned former president Joseph 'Erap' Estrada laid out for a dozen foreign correspondents was unexpected: the fish was the size of a toddler, ... water- was vintage Erap. Between puffs of his favourite Lucky Strike cigarette, Mr Estrada cracked self-deprecating jokes while deftly answering questions about his political plans, his political ...

  4. Fake accounts on website hit Arroyo allies

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Arroyo and deposed ex-president Joseph Estrada have more than 100 accounts each. The self-descriptions in these accounts range from the mildly insulting to downright maligning. One Friendster ...

  5. Arroyo orders early release of double killer

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... a year. Former president Joseph Estrada was pardoned in October last year after being convicted of plunder the month before. Convicted priest killer Norberto Manero was released in January ...

  6. From the vault: 1971

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook Two-Lane Blacktop Starring: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Dennis Wilson Director: Monte Hellman The film: Cult director Monte Hellman got his career under way in the Philippines with low-budget but competent films such as Flight to Fury and Back Door to Hell (both 1964), the former featuring Philippines president Joseph Estrada and the great Vic Diaz, and both ...

  7. Manila gears up against terror attack in business district

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... government forces threatened to bomb them. The Ortigas centre served as a rallying point for the uprising that overthrew president Joseph Estrada in 2001; months after that, it was also the site of a pro-Estrada demonstration that turned into a violent march on the presidential palace. ...

  8. 'The worst peace is always better than the best war'

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... a war. He said the all-out war launched against the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in 2000, under then president Joseph Estrada, had cost 1.13 billion pesos (HK$194.88 million) 'and ...

  9. Arroyo's rosy fiscal picture in doubt

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Arroyo's predecessor, Joseph Estrada. Instead, gross domestic product probably grew by about 5.5 per cent, he said, blaming President Arroyo for the alleged overstatement. He said 'the ...

  10. Courageous Cory faces her toughest test yet

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... short the term of the hugely popular Joseph Estrada amid allegations of corruption. People Power II installed Mrs Arroyo, whose popularity as president has dropped amid allegations ...




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