• Tuesday
  • September 2, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:13am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 102 for joseph estrada

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Rough justice

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... is still being tried for corruption but has remained free- in fact, she won a seat in Congress. Then there is that other deposed president, Joseph Estrada, in the dock for the capital crime of plunder. His trial has limped along for three years, with the public having no idea where it is heading. Plunder is supposed to be a non-bailable offence, but Estrada's co-accused son, ...

  2. Too weary to rise

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Joseph Estrada from the presidency. That was 'Edsa II'. Now, a dawning realisation that yet another leader, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, might be a graft-tainted election cheat ... Estrada, accused of a capital crime, is under 'house arrest' in his luxury villa. By comparison, a former university professor was recently sentenced to 17 years in jail ...

  3. Vice-president has credentials as champion of poor

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... and closeness to former president Joseph Estrada to immense advantage. In fact, Estrada's son Senator Jinggoy Estrada recently anointed Binay as his father's successor as a champion ... Raissa Robles in Manila The new Philippine vice-president, Jejomar Binay, has a highly unusual but apt given name. It is a short form for the biblical Holy Family- Jesus, Mary, Joseph ...

  4. Cocaine congressman gets 18 months for trafficking

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... court, Singson's father Luis Singson, governor of Ilocos Sur province whose testimony had helped oust former Philippine president Joseph Estrada on corruption charges, said he ... that the drugs were for his own consumption. After sentencing, Singson's family said they would discuss with their lawyers whether to lodge an appeal. In sentencing, Judge Joseph Yau Chi-lap said he ...

  5. Democracy for couch potatoes

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... in a show of 'people power', but 15 years later, only a few hundred thousand of a population of 80 million were needed on the streets to remove elected president Joseph Estrada. Vice-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, with help from the military, was elevated to the presidency in January 2001 and in May will face voters for the first time in the presidential election. Estrada ...

  6. Arroyo scrambles to restore stability as crisis grows

    Posted Sep 01st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... attempts against her government since replacing actor-turned-politician Joseph Estrada in a military-backed popular uprising in January 2001. Thousands of soldiers and police have been on high ... coalition. Political pundits believe she may go back on her word. They see Estrada as a threat, even though he is in prison fighting corruption charges. Several key supporters, accused by Mrs Arroyo ...

  7. Graft-busters learn from HK approach

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... or powerful you get more lenient treatment,' she told students. 'This is demonstrated by the lack of punishment for the Marcos family and the pardon for former president Estrada after his conviction for plunder.' Joseph Estrada was pardoned by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo just six weeks after being sentenced to life in prison. Nunez declined to be interviewed after ...

  8. Arroyo 'trying to free child-rapist for political gain'

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... fence. Cesar is a congressman who recently won under deposed president Joseph Estrada's Partido ng Masang Pilipino Party, while his younger sister won as a congresswoman under one of Mrs ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bids', October 14). Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo pardoned convicted president Joseph Estrada for her own political motives. Before that, former defence secretary Juan Ponce Enrile ...

  10. Managers jailed for HK$4.5m scam

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Two logistics managers were jailed for swindling more than HK$4.5 million out of Chung Yuen Electrical Company by submitting false claims. Stephen Wong Chi-kin, 43, and Chu Yiu-wah, 53, each admitted six counts of conspiracy to defraud by inflating wages for deliverymen in claims between January 2005 and October 2008. District Court Judge Joseph Yau Chi-lap sentenced ...




SCMP.com Account