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Estrada asks SC to set hearing on disqualification case

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Manila mayor, Joseph Estrada  file photo

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has asked the Supreme Court to set a full hearing on the disqualification case filed against him by his predecessor Alfredo Lim.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Estrada asks SC for more time to answer disqualification case

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Joseph Estrada

Former president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to give him more time to answer the disqualification case filed against him.

Posted: July 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Estrada faces disqualification case days before oath-taking

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With just five days to go before he assumes office, Manila Mayor-elect Joseph “Erap” Estrada was asked on Tuesday by the Supreme Court to comment on the petition for intervention filed by his rival, outgoing Mayor Alfredo Lim, in the disqualification case filed against the former leader.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Estrada ordered to answer disqualification plea

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Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada. FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered former president and now Manila mayor-elect Joseph Estrada to answer the petition of outgoing Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim seeking his disqualification.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Lim aide hits rights advocates

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How about the victims’ rights? Ric de Guzman, Mayor Alfredo Lim’s chief of staff, raised the question as he assailed the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) for focusing on the rights of the suspect and not of the victims.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Probe Mayor Lim over handling of suspect’

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Mayor Alfredo Lim is shown allegedly forcing a suspect to admit a crime in the absence of his legal counsel.  TV GRAB FROM GMA NEWS POSTED ON WWW.HUMANRIGHTS.ASIA

The Asian Human Rights Commission is calling for an investigation of Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim who was shown on a televised newscast interrogating and forcing a confession out of a robbery suspect while police officers looked on and did nothing.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Reclamation firm shelves ‘white beach’ plan on dirty Manila Bay

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Outgoing Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim

Outgoing Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim’s “wish” to have a white-sand public beach in the country’s capital city may no longer come true.

Posted: June 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Estrada picks brains of ex-Cabinet officials for new job as mayor of Manila

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Former president Joseph Estrada is proclaimed mayor of Manila by the city’s Board of Canvassers after he defeats incumbent Alfredo Lim. With Estrada are members of his family, his wife Dr. Loi Ejercito and Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada, among others. ERIKA SAULER/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Insisting Manila is in a mess, former President Joseph Estrada has assembled a powerhouse lineup of former Cabinet members to help him find ways of generating revenues for the supposedly cash-strapped city government.

Posted: May 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘We wish them the best’

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“Dirty Harry” has finally admitted defeat to “Asiong Salonga.”

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Estrada headed for win in Battle of Manila

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Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada. FILE PHOTO

“Asiong Salonga” outguns “Dirty Harry.”

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Millions of pesos in bets riding on Estrada or Lim win

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Mayor Alfredo Lim and Joseph Estrada. FILE PHOTO

Despite a law that prohibits people from betting on the outcome of an election, some of the supporters of Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada have reportedly started placing multimillion-peso wagers on who will occupy city hall.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Manila Mayor Lim casts vote

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Reelectionist Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim casts his vote at his polling precinct in Manila. Lim is running against former President Joseph Estrada who is expected to vote within the day. JAMIE ELONA

Reelectionist Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim cast his vote in Tondo early Monday.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino at Lim ‘miting’: Why change, Manila?

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President Benigno Aquino III assured re-electionist Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim of his support for the latter’s projects, specifically citing the renovation of Ospital ng Maynila into a 12-story building with a centralized air-conditioning system, during the miting de avance of the local Liberal Party (LP) ticket on Thursday.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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