Joseph Estrada

Ramos vows to be vocal critic

Outgoing President Fidel Ramos warned last night he will not stay silent if his legacy of solid growth and stability is put at risk by his successor after Monday's elections.

Friday, 8 May, 1998, 12:00am

'Confident' Estrada awaits victory

Actor turned politician Joseph Estrada has all but declared victory in the presidential race as latest polls show further increases to an already commanding lead ahead of Monday's elections.

8 May 1998 - 12:00am

The Week in Quotes

'We know of enterprises which have four, five, six, or seven sets of accounts, one each for the relevant authorities in order to secure the deals that they want. We want to stop that.' - A People's Bank of China Shanghai branch official on a new credit ratings system for state enterprises.

24 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Estrada out of office

Private investment and merchant banking company William E Simon & Sons (Asia) says Francis Estrada is no longer the company's director nor operates from the company's Hong Kong office.

16 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Estrada seeks racketeering law

VICE-PRESIDENT Joseph 'Erap' Estrada has moved to set up legislation similar to the US Racketeer, Influence and Corrupt Origination law to tackle organised crime and drug trafficking in the Philippines.

22 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Gala night to remember

PREPARATIONS are well under way for transforming the auditorium of the Convention Centre into a little bit of the Philippines on Sunday when a gala night featuring fashion and music will be staged in aid of Manila's street children.

30 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Philippines fashion set to shine

SINCE the occasion was to showcase, as she put it, 'all that is best in song, dance and fashion in the Philippines', Guia Estrada - wife of the republic's Vice-President Joseph 'Erap' Estrada - was aptly dressed.

13 Sep 1994 - 12:00am