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  Joseph Estrada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joseph Marcelo Ejercito Estrada, widely known as Erap (born April 19, 1937) is a popular film actor in the Philippines and was the 13th President of the Philippines from June 30, 1998 to January 20, 2001.
Joseph Marcelo Ejército was born in Tondo, a once affluent area in Manila now notorious for being a poor and underdeveloped district.
Estrada's supporters, particularly among the poor, marched to the EDSA Shrine demanding Estrada's release and his reinstatement as president, attempting to replicate the success of the previous revolution.
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 Joseph Estrada - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Si Joseph Ejercito Estrada (ipinanganak Abril 19, 1937), kilala bilang Erap, ang ikasiyam na pangulo ng Republika ng Pilipinas o ika-13 simula noong Unang Republika.
Sa pamamagitan nito'y ibinaraso ang pagtanggal sa tungkulin bilang Presidente kay Estrada noong ika-20 ng Enero 2001.
Ipinanganak siya sa Tondo at ama niya si inhinyero Emilio Ejercito na pumanaw na at si Maria Marcelo naman ang kaniyang ina.
tl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Joseph_Ejercito_Estrada   (465 words)

 Joseph Estrada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Joseph Marcelo Ejercito was born in (additional info and facts about Tondo) Tondo, an affluent area in (The capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon) Manila now notorious for being a poor and underdeveloped district.
The Estrada presidency was soon dogged by charges of plunder and (Inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by commiting a felony)) corruption, and he was reported by his adviser Edilberto Lacquian to spend long hours drinking with shady characters.
Estrada was initially detained in Veteran's Memorial Medical Center in Manila and then transferred to a military facility in (additional info and facts about Tanay) Tanay, (additional info and facts about Rizal) Rizal, but he was later transferred to a nearby vacation home, which virtually considered as house arrest.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/jo/joseph_estrada.htm   (1332 words)

 Encyclopedia: Joseph Ejercito Estrada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Joseph Marcelo Ejercito was born in Tondo, a ghetto area of Manila notorious for being a poor and underdeveloped district.
He was forced to adopt the surname "Estrada" (Spanish for 'street') as a screen name.
On January 20, 2001, the Supreme Court declared the presidency vacant and the Chief Justice swore in the constitutional successor, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, as the 14th President of the Republic.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Joseph-Ejercito-Estrada   (1118 words)

 "Humanitarian" Considerations : QC IMC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ex-President Joseph Ejercito Estrada's pleas for "compassion," backed up by no less than Malacañang which should be actively involved in the prosecution of his plunder case, are apparently only ploys meant to condition the public mind for a probable compromise.
Estrada, meanwhile, is playing safe by fielding his own man in the hope that when the latter comes to power his case would be a done deal, while at the same time making deals with the incumbent president.
Estrada and Arroyo may next be expected to justify their pattern of action by referring to the case of nursing mother Zenaida Llesis of Bukidnon, who was granted permission to bring her formerly ailing child to Manila for medical treatment.
qc.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=271   (786 words)

 Estrada, Joseph Ejercito - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Estrada, Joseph Ejercito
Despite opposition to his candidacy from the Roman Catholic Church and the business and political elite, Estrada, enjoying a power-base among the poor and with the backing of the right-of-centre Laban ng Masang Pilipino (LMP; Struggle of the Filipino Masses), secured a clear victory in the May 1998 presidential elections.
He was impeached in November, and although the trial collapsed, public outrage drove him from office in January 2001, and he was arrested on charges of corruption and plundering the state in April.
Estrada's senior military commanders and entire cabinet deserted him to join the opposition movement that had called for his impeachment.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Estrada,+Joseph+Ejercito   (315 words)

 Joseph_Estrada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Joseph Marcelo Ejercito was born in Tondo, an affluent area in Manila now notorious for being a poor and underdeveloped district.
The Estrada presidency was soon dogged by charges of plunder and corruption, and he was reported by his adviser Edilberto Lacquian to spend long hours drinking with shady characters.
On April 2, 2005, the political organization UNO (United Opposition) movement named former-President and former PMP (Partido ng Masang Pilipino) Chairman, Joseph Estrada, "Chairman Emeritus." Mayor Joseph Victor Ejercito of San Juan, Metro Manila and scion of the deposed former-President also claimed Estrada as the UNO leader soon after the announcement was made.
www.freecaviar.com /search.php?title=Joseph_Estrada   (1210 words)

 Philippine Post Magazine: People Power II
Estrada stretched his rope to the limit, taxing the patience of a people that was willing to give him a chance at greatness.
Estrada's cohorts also tried to silence Ang Peryodiko, the most critical of his administration among Filipino newspapers in the United States, by threatening its owners with harassment of their businesses in Manila.
Estrada was caught in a no-win situation as more incriminating evidence were presented during the trial, exposing accounts he allegedly owned but placed under the name of "Jose Velarde" totalling close to P3.3 billion in one bank alone.
www.philpost.com /0101pages/coverstory0101.html   (2407 words)

 Estrada cv   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He became a movie actor in his early twenties, adopting the name Estrada, and has since established himself as a living legend in local filmdom.
Joseph Estrada was elected Vice-President of the Philippines in 1992, running against the President Ramos' candidate.
Joseph Estrada is married to Dr. Luisa "Loi" Pimentel by whom he has three children.
www.asian-affairs.com /biographies/estradacv.html   (309 words)

 Honolulu Star-Bulletin Editorial
President Joseph Ejercito Estrada was not swept from office by a sudden whirlwind.
Estrada, or Erap as everybody calls him (backward street slang for pare, Filipino for friend or kumpare), was the most famous action star in the late 1950s and early '60s at a time when the fledgling Philippine cinema was associated with the lower-middle class and the poor.
Estrada, insisting that he is still president but on leave, is buttressing his party for a big run in the senatorial races this May. The plan is to win big as a vindication of his administration and as a condemnation of the "unconstitutional" grab of power by Arroyo.
starbulletin.com /2001/02/10/editorial/special.html   (2755 words)

President Joseph E. Estrada violated the Constitution and stands guilty of graft and corruption when he directly requested or received for his personal benefit P130 million out of the P200 million released by Secretary Benjamin Diokno of the Department of Budget and Management allocated under R. 7171 in violation of Section 3(c) of R.
President Joseph E. Estrada violated the Constitution and stands guilty of graft and corruption when he participated directly in the real estate business thru family-controlled corporation which constructed 36 townhouses in Vermont Park, Executive Village, Antipolo City, as shown in the PCIJ in the article on President Joseph E. Estrada's family and financial interest.
President Estrada willfully violated the Constitution when he appointed certain members of his Cabinet, their deputies or assistants to another office or employment in direct contravention of Section 13, Article VII of the Constitution.
www.chanrobles.com /legal11impeachmentcomplaint.htm   (1815 words)

 Sangwon Suh and Antonio Lopez, Hail to the new chief
Ejercito Estrada is already beginning to put his own stamp on the nation.
Now Estrada is supporting him as the next speaker of the House of Representatives, the fourth-ranking official in the land after the president, vice president and the Senate president.
Estrada has vowed that the Presidential Commission on Good Government —which sequestered the shares of San Miguel and of other companies tied to former president Ferdinand Marcos—will be abolished.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/54a/116.html   (1660 words)

 Photo index 3
President Joseph "Erap" Ejercito Estrada and Dr. Luisa "Loi" Ejercito Estrada share a light moment during a dinner hosted in their honor by the Filipino-Americans of Northeast U.S.A. held Saturday night (Sunday, July 30, Manila time) at the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in New York.
Estrada's "tour guide," had gathered 21 Filipino members of the White House staff to greet the visiting Philippine leader.
President Joseph "Erap" Ejercito Estrada, speaking at a dinner hosted by the Asia Society in New York City Saturday (July 29, Manila time), assures American business leaders on the stability of the Philippine economic and political situation.
www.ops.gov.ph /usvisit/photoindex3.htm   (427 words)

 Philippine Post Magazine: God's Hand in People Power 2
Estrada and mine cross when he and I were elected as senators in 1987 in the aftermath of people Power 1 in February of 1986.
Estrada’s election to the presidency at the same time look to me like the good Lord had wanted me back in the Senate so that I could play a role in the ultimate unraveling of his presidency.
Estrada or with the then vice-president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, who had earlier thrown her support for the demonstrators seeking the resignation of Mr.
www.philpost.com /0301pages/handofgod0301.html   (2365 words)

 Encyclopedia: Joseph-Estrada
Partido ng Masang Pilipino (Party of the Filipino Masses) was the political party of former Philippine President Joseph Estrada merged with other political parties to create Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino or LAMMP (Struggle of the Patriotic Filipino Masses) in the 1998 Presidential Elections.
Freedom of the press (or press freedom) is the guarantee by a government of free public speech often through a state constitution for its citizens, and associations of individuals extended to members of news gathering organizations, and their published reporting.
The Chief Justice of the Philippines is the head of the Judicial Branch of the government of the Philippines, and presides over the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Joseph_Estrada   (3332 words)

 Focus on the Philippines
As early as the first quarter last year, civil society realized Joseph Ejercito Estrada was not the leader this country needed to move ahead and survive the financial crisis.
As early as January 2000, Estrada's lackluster performance, his apparent touch-and-go scheme of running national and international matters, his devil-may-care resolve in handling crises and problems, and the reckless abandon with which he leaves everything to chance in the face of sticky situations have turned off the Filipinos.
Estrada must realize that people do not need an impeachment proceeding to tell us who is guilty and who is not.
www.focusweb.org /publications/Bulletins/Fop/Issue02_2001.htm   (4789 words)

 Asiaweek.com | Philippines: Act II for Estrada | 1/21/00
Estrada wants Concord to lift provisions barring foreigners from owning land and controlling key industries like telecommunications - a step he says is essential to boosting investment and economic development.
Beyond that, Estrada fired all 25 "one-peso-a-year" advisers without specific functions, who had been meant to be the president's idea factory but instead had contributed to an image of cronyism surrounding Malacañang.
Estrada replaced Espiritu as finance secretary with the well-regarded Jose Pardo, who had held the trade and industry portfolio, named a six-man Economic Coordinating Council of top officials to bring badly-needed coherence and momentum to policy-making, and recruited five business elder statesmen as senior advisers.
www.asiaweek.com /asiaweek/magazine/2000/0121/nat.phil.estrada.html   (1585 words)

 Photo releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
President Joseph "Erap" Ejercito Estrada witnesses the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Krish Prabhu, president of Alcatel USA and Salvador Hizon of Eastern Telecommunications, Philippines Inc. providing for a $40 million investment in the Philippines’ IT sector.
President Joseph "Erap" Ejercito Estrada is flanked by Trade and Industry Secretary Mar Roxas II and Philippine Ambassador to Washington, D.C. Ernesto Maceda during a meeting Monday (August 1, Manila time) with American garment exporters led by Gary Ross (extreme right) held at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
President Joseph "Erap" Ejercito Estrada is greeted with Archbishop Edward M. Egan of the St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York after attending a Holy Mass held at the Cathedral last Sunday (Monday, July 31, Manila time).
www.ops.gov.ph /usvisit/photos.htm   (987 words)

 Excuse Me, Please Don't Call it People Power III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The protest started after Estrada supporters massed last April 25 on the roads leading to Estrada's residence to prevent the Philippine National Police (PNP) from serving the warrant of arrest to their hero.
In her speech, Santiago seditiously urged the crowd to attack Camp Crame where Estrada was detained, prompting Luisa Ejercito, Estrada's legal wife and PnM senatorial candidate, to issue a statement that "there is no such nonsense." Santiago also unabashedly promised to work on the reinstatement of Estrada if reelected.
However much Ejercito and other pro-Estrada politicians claim that the massing of people at Edsa is "spontaneous," it is quite hard to believe that the entire thing was unplanned.
www.bulatlat.com /archive/011excuse_me.htm   (1559 words)

 Philippine Post Magazine: Psychics, Presidents and Friends
Estrada had hardly warmed his seat, however, when it became embarrassingly clear that Filipinos had overwhelmingly voted for a man who would merely fumble his way through the presidency.
Estrada was the perfect example of what a president should never be.
Estrada haughtily assumed, his people would never have the courage to ever take to the streets again and demand a president’s by-your-leave before his term expired.
www.philpost.com /1000pages/editorsnotes1000.html   (731 words)

 Desperately Espousing People Power 3?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the impeachment process, it was established that while he was President, Joseph Ejercito Estrada allegedly kept a secret PhP3.2 billion bank account at the Equitable PCI Bank under the alias of Jose Velarde.
KOMPIL II believes that the arrest of Joseph Ejercitio Estrada is justice being served for all the wrongs that he has done to the Filipino people.
The handlers of Erap Estrada, obviously politicians and cronies, are perpetrating this and inciting a class war.
www.cyberdyaryo.com /features/f2001_0428_02.htm   (2054 words)

 The presidency of Joseph Estrada (June 1998–January 2001)
Winning the Philippine presidency may have been easy for Mr Joseph Estrada, but the real battle will be fought in the economic arena, admittedly his Achilles heel.
Estrada catapulted to power precisely by capturing the protest of the people against further economic and social suffering and bureaucratic corruption, but there is no essential difference between the just ended Ramos administration and the new Estrada government.
Estrada in the Philippines has just collapsed, with the president forced out by mass mobilization, and with Vice President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo replacing him as President on January 21.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/54a/index-bj.html   (805 words)

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