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  1. 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 ...

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    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. ...

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    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 ...

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    Son of former Philippines leader Estrada arrested in graft scandal

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:15pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Philippine police detained on Monday the senator son of former president Joseph Estrada, the second high-profile official arrested within days over a massive ... opponents. “At the end of the day, I will prove my innocence,” he said. “I will face all charges against me in court.” Flanked by his father Joseph Estrada, the senator then boarded a white van ...

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    Mayor Estrada wrestles with jumbo problem

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles in Manila Plan to provide Maali the lonely elephant with companions fails to pacify 'interfering' activists Mayor Estrada wrestles with jumbo problem Manila's new mayor and former president Joseph Estrada faces a host of issues: traffic, garbage, urban decay, lack of funds. And then there's the matter of a lonely female elephant confined in one ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla faces music over graft charges

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:43pm by Reuters

    ... power" uprising, and Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada, a son of former president and Manila City mayor Joseph Estrada. The elder Estrada was ousted in 2001 and convicted of plunder six years ...

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    Guess who came to dinner: Obama's Philippines reception featured a colourful cast

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:37pm by Alan Robles

    ... Aquino’s foreign policy handling of the South China Sea dispute Apart from Ramos there was another former president at the dinner, Joseph Estrada, who was chased out of office in 2001, then tried ... arts and culture writer John Silva: “Convicted plunderer and pardoned Joseph Estrada is at the presidential table in the state dinner for President Obama. How screwy is that? Why don’t you just ...

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    US marine murder suspect moved to Philippines military headquarters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 03:59am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila US marine suspect in local custody A US marine accused of murdering a transgender woman was moved to the Philippines' military headquarters yesterday, following huge public pressure for him to be taken off an American warship. The Philippine government said the transfer of Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton was in response to its demands ...

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    Survivors of Philippines ferry Maharlika II tell of monster seas

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... continued yesterday because it was uncertain how many passengers and crew members were aboard the Maharlika, coastguard Captain Joseph Coyme said. "There are discrepancies in the numbers and we ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino boosted as Marcos clan wins big in Philippine elections

    Posted May 14th 2013, 02:24pm by AFP

    ... a presidential run in 2016. Former president and convicted plunderer Joseph Estrada, who was forced from power in 2001 amid a popular uprising, was also elected mayor of Manila, the nation’s capital, giving him oversight of more than 1.6 million people. “This is a victory of the Filipino masses,” Estrada said after he was proclaimed the winner, insisting his successful political comeback ...




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