Trial of Joseph Estrada

Estrada to keep home, limousines

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.

Thursday, 31 January, 2008, 12:00am

Estrada's eager HK fans await his arrival

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 in a wedding'.'

27 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

The ego has landed

On October 25, just 43 days after being sentenced to life in jail by an anti-graft court for the crime of plunder, the Philippines' disgraced former leader, Joseph Estrada, walked free with a presidential pardon.

8 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Arroyo is likely to share my fate, predicts Estrada

Ousted leader rebuffs president's attempts at reconciliation

Ousted Philippine president Joseph Estrada claimed over the weekend that his successor, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, was doomed to share his fate as he rebuffed her attempts at a political reconciliation.

22 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Voters squandered valuable opportunity

I refer to the letter from Joey Rodriguez headlined 'Heroic Estrada' (South China Morning Post, May 11).

28 May 2001 - 12:00am