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Estrada, old Cabinet discuss new job

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FOR ideas on refilling Manila’s supposedly empty coffers, Estrada seeks the help of former Cabinet members.NIÑO JESUS ORBET

Insisting the city is in a mess, former President and Manila Mayor-elect Joseph “Erap” Estrada has assembled a powerhouse lineup of former Cabinet members to help generate revenues for the supposedly cash-strapped local government.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Trash in Tondo, Divisoria, San Andres, Onyx, etc.: Any bright ideas, Estrada, Lim?

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A TRASH-CHOKED estero in the slums of Sta. Cruz, Manila. FILE PHOTO

What are their plans for the scavengers of Tondo? How will they address the garbage problem in Divisoria?

Posted: March 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Friends in good times and bad celebrate Cory Aquino

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REMEMBER WHEN Like the way it was in the feverish days leading to Edsa (I) People Power Revolution, yellow confetti rains anew on the Cory Aquino Memorial Shrine in Manila as the country commemorated the well-loved former President’s 80th birth anniversary on Friday. (See story below.) RICHARD REYES

Some came in wheelchairs, a few with canes. Many took halting steps with arthritic knees. But they came, anyway, to pay their respects to the late President Cory Aquino, who would have turned 80 years old on Friday.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mayor Lim vs watch-your-car boy? Now, that’s ‘dirty’

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Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim on Friday dismissed as a “dirty trick” the supposed candidacy of a certain Rodolfo Gayola Lim, whose name earlier cropped up as one of his challengers in the coming elections.

Posted: January 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Lim takes swipe at Estrada at Bonifacio Day rites

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Mayor Alfredo Lim and Joseph Estrada. FILE PHOTO

Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim used the observance of revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio’s 149th birth anniversary on Friday to attack his rival in the 2013 mayoral election, former President Joseph Estrada.

Posted: November 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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