Ejercito Estrada - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ejercito Estrada


House of Estrada falls in May 2019 polls

May 14, 2019 - 7:04 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Erap Estrada and his family lose in local and national contests

LOSING STRONGHOLDS. Former president Joseph "Erap" Estrada loses the Manila mayoral race, while granddaughter Janella Ejercito Estrada loses the San Juan mayoral race.

San Juan's Janella Ejercito Estrada: I did not run because of my name

May 11, 2019 - 9:56 PM

‘Hindi po ako andito sa entabladong ito dahil lang po sa aking pangalan, dahil lang po isa akong Estrada,’ says San Juan City mayoral bet Janella Ejercito Estrada

DYNASTY SCION. Janella Ejercito Estrada leads the Pwersa ng Masang Pilipno (PMP) miting de avance in San Juan City on May 11, 2019. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Old name, new promises? Janella Estrada begins San Juan bid

Mar 30, 2019 - 11:52 PM

Before thousands of San Juan residents, the 29-year-old third-generation Estrada vows to provide affordable healthcare and more housing for the poor

'NEXT IN LINE.' Janella Ejercito Estrada speaks at the Team One San Juan proclamation rally at the Plaza ng Masa on March 30. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

The Philippines' beauty pageant obsession: Who benefits?

Jan 27, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Rappler explores the country's fixation with beauty pageants, and the debate on whether they are harmful or helpful to women

Comelec rules on 'sufficiency' of recall plea vs San Juan mayor

Dec 20, 2017 - 6:37 PM

This comes after former San Juan vice mayor Francis Zamora lost to incumbent Mayor Guia Gomez by a little more than a thousand votes in the 2016 polls

SIGNATURE DRIVE. Some 30,000 San Juan residents reportedly signed the recall petition against San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler.com

Recall petition filed vs San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez

May 17, 2017 - 12:59 PM

UPDATED The petitioners – supporters of former vice mayor Francis Zamora – say they gathered 30 000 signatures to back the petition

SIGNATURE DRIVE. The petitioners say they gathered 30,000 signatures for the recall petition against San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler.com

Only 2 senators reprimanded by Senate in 30 years

Sep 11, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Out of all ethics complaints the Senate has only censured former senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Heherson Alvarez Former senator Manny Villar was only reprimanded on paper due to lack of quorum caused by the absence of his allies

CENSURE. The Senate has only reprimanded 2 senators in 30 years – former senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Heherson Alvarez.

San Juan City still 'Ejercito-Estrada country' but...

May 11, 2016 - 8:09 PM

Members of the Ejercito Estrada clan emerge victorious in the local elections in San Juan City but the race is not as tight as before

Ex-senator Loi Estrada hosts lunch for Binay in Zambales

Mar 09, 2016 - 5:00 PM

It is unclear however if the wife of former president now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is supporting Binay She tells reporters that her family is divided on the upcoming polls

HOSTING THE VP. Vice President Jejomar binay poses beside former Senator Loi Ejercito-Estrada after having lunch in her Zambales home. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

#PugadBaboy: The vice candidates

Oct 28, 2015 - 5:00 AM

San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez: I am not scared of Francis Zamora

Oct 23, 2015 - 5:18 PM

The re electionist mayor rejects the vice mayor s challenge to a debate saying she s not a good with words but has accomplished a lot for the city

FIGHTING BACK. San Juan mayor Guia Gomez answers the allegations thrown at her by vice mayor Francis Zamora. Photo by Rappler

Erap ready to endorse 7 senatorial bets for 2016

Oct 16, 2015 - 7:36 PM

Estrada s choice for a presidential bet is down to two: his goddaughter Senator Grace Poe and his kumpare Vice President Jejomar Binay

INTERVIEW. Manila Mayor Joseph 'Erap' Estrada speaks to the press. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Erap seeks reelection as Manila mayor

Oct 14, 2015 - 12:59 PM

Manileños march with Estrada from city square Liwasang Bonifacio to the Comelec office in a motorcade complete with a band balloons banners and flags

CANDIDATES. Manila Mayor Erap Estrda (left) and his Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan show a copy of their candidacy certificates. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler RUNNING MATES. Manila mayor Joseph Estrada shows up at Liwasang Bonifacio with running mate Honey Lacuna-Pangan. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Alfredo Lim runs for Manila mayor again

Oct 13, 2015 - 7:28 PM

The ruling Liberal Party is fielding former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim who says he is running in response to public clamor for restoration of free basic services

MAYORALTY BID. Former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim wants a comeback to as the Philippine capital's chief executive. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Bagatsing runs for Manila mayor, vows pro-business policies

Oct 12, 2015 - 6:51 PM

Amado Bagatsing joins the bitter battle between Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada and former Mayor Alfredo Lim

MAYORALTY BID. Amado Bagatsing files his certificate of candidacy at the Commission on Elections in Intramuros, Manila. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Isko Moreno quits as Manila traffic czar, contemplates 2016 run

Sep 28, 2015 - 6:59 PM

The Manila vice mayor ranks 17th 22nd among preferred senatorial contenders in the latest Pulse Asia survey on the 2016 elections

RESIGNATION. Manila Vice Mayor Isko Morena resigns as traffic czar. Rappler file photo

PH Shell to completely vacate Pandacan oil depot by November

Aug 17, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Closing the oil firm s depot in Manila will result in job losses but the Pilipinas Shell country chairman says it will try to absorb as many workers as it can

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada Monday, inspect the demolition of oil tank at Shell Oil Depot in Pandacan Manila after the Supreme Court favor the City Council's removal of big three oil depot to ensure the public safety. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

April 1 non-working day in Manila city gov't offices

Mar 31, 2015 - 2:26 PM

Former president now Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada declares the holiday which gives city employees a 5 day holiday this Holy Week

How conflict can lead to food insecurity and hunger

Feb 07, 2015 - 1:59 PM

Decades long conflict between the forces of the government and groups like the MILF and MNLF leave a huge part of Mindanao in poverty

Good, bad news from the Supreme Court for the Estrada family

Jan 21, 2015 - 7:16 PM

The Supreme Court junks a case against Erap Estrada while his son loses a bid to stop a plunder case charged against him

Estrada wins: SC junks disqualification case

Jan 21, 2015 - 12:31 PM

3rd UPDATE Voting 11 3 the Supreme Court dismisses the petition to disqualify former president now Manila Mayor Joseph Erap Ejercito Estrada

CASE. Former President Joseph Ejercito Estrada's disqualification case alleges his ineligibility as electoral candidate based on his previous plunder conviction. File photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

The lure of Iglesia: Recruitment and the perks

Jul 26, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Iglesia ni Cristo s centralized structure allows it to make sure members remain faithful to the doctrines It s the same cohesive organization that allows the church to assist its members with their basic necessities and political choices

LOCAL CHURCH LEADER: Ka Dory is responsible of overseeing 100 Iglesia households in San Isidro, Montalban. Rappler photo

Erap on disqualification case: Respect the voters

Jun 19, 2014 - 10:16 PM

Former president and now Manila mayor Joseph Erap Ejercito Estrada also reiterates his call for the SC to hear oral arguments on his disqualification case

SC to act on Erap's disqualification case

May 19, 2014 - 8:18 PM

The SC requires all parties involved in the case to submit their memoranda detailing their arguments on the case

The secrets of Ruby Tuason

Feb 07, 2014 - 8:45 AM

UPDATED The former social secretary could be the crucial key that directly links senators Jinggoy Estrada Juan Ponce Enrile and his former chief of staff Gigi Reyes to the pork barrel scam

Lacson's ex-aide ordered to pay Dacer daughters

Jan 22, 2014 - 10:08 PM

A US court orders former police official Michael Ray Aquino to pay the daughters of slain publicist Bubby Dacer 4 2M in damages

#PugadBaboy: Brosia's advice punchline 3

Jan 20, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Brosia s solutions to criminality

#PugadBaboy: Brosia's advice

Jan 20, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Brosia prescribes metal detectors and profilers in malls

#PugadBaboy: Brosia's advice punchline 2

Jan 20, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Brosia s solutions to criminality

SC affirms dismissal of Nani Perez' robbery charge

Jan 07, 2014 - 4:58 PM

The High Court cites the violation by the Ombudsman of Perez’ constitutional right to due process and a speedy trial as grounds for dismissal

China to PH: Don't forget HK hostages

Oct 08, 2013 - 2:39 PM

UPDATED China backs the survivors demands after President Benigno Aquino III refuses to apologize over the 2010 hostage crisis in Manila

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan

Bong, JV bring relief goods to Zambales

Sep 27, 2013 - 9:31 PM

They are here to give [relief goods] even if [some sectors] are criticizing them Let s put those aside Olongapo Mayor Rolen Paulino tells his constituents

ZAMBALES RELIEF. Senator JV Ejercito Estrada goes to Subic and other parts of Zambales on September 27 to bring relief goods to flood victims. Photo by Randy V. Datu/Rappler

Coming soon: High schools for athletes?

Sep 20, 2013 - 7:00 AM

You need to take young people with what their passion is and with that passion lead them in academics DepEd consultant Fr Carmelo Caluag tells senators

SUPPORT YOUNG ATHLETES. Sen Pia Cayetano and Sen Sonny Angara asks whether a sports academy system will be better than the proposed Philippine High School for Sports. Photo from Pia Cayetano's office

Despite Erap apology, HK hostage victims plan to sue PH

Aug 21, 2013 - 3:29 PM

New Manila Mayor Erap Estrada s apology is insincere says one victim

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan

#DearErap: Hopes and dreams for Manila

Jun 24, 2013 - 11:15 PM

What are the biggest issues people raised about Manila in Rappler s DearErap campaign? Here s a summary

LETTERS FOR ERAP. Netizens tweet Manila Mayor-elect Joseph 'Erap' Estrada their wishes for Manila

The long walk to freedom continues

Jun 16, 2013 - 8:45 AM

Desire to serve knows no bounds ability to forgive is unending capacity to hope is limitless

Estrada. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

JV wins, but scores low, in Estrada areas

Jun 03, 2013 - 9:10 AM

The other Erap son wins in the same 25 provinces and 5 cities that delivered for his father and half brother in 2010 but didn’t have as big a vote share as the two Estradas did

Georgina Wilson clarifies tweet

May 22, 2013 - 11:49 PM

Georgina Wilson clarifies controversial tweet against Joseph Ejercito Estrada

Lim concedes the battle for Manila

May 15, 2013 - 4:56 PM

Former Manila Mayor Alfredo S Lim concedes the mayoralty of the City of Manila after a total of 5 terms as the capital’s mayor ending a long campaign marked with personal attacks and name calling from both sides

In Erap City, 'blood thicker than water'

Apr 03, 2013 - 12:12 AM

In San Juan where Erap was mayor for 17 years his families are willing to set aside their personal differences to keep their hold on city hall

The 4th Estrada gears up for the Senate

Mar 28, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Joseph Victor JV Ejercito Estrada could have won as senator in 2007 too His father s name is a big help he says but he has his own track record

JV Ejercito claims that's he's in politics by accident. It was not his plan to follow his father's footsteps. RAPPLER/John Javellana

Team PNoy: We'll win Mindanao with 'Aquino Magic'

Mar 07, 2013 - 9:06 PM

The opposition United Nationalist Alliance says Mindanao is Erap country but the coalition of President Benigno Aquino says it will win the region with Aquino magic

Chiz: Erap campaigning vs me

Mar 07, 2013 - 2:18 PM

But UNA says Escudero is making up stories

SHOWBITZ: Remember Alice Dixson?

Nov 22, 2012 - 6:28 PM

The former beauty queen is back and making waves anew in local showbiz

SHE CAN FEEL IT! A glowing Alice Dixson at the birthday party of Precy Ejercito-Estrada. Photo by Rappler

Jinggoy upset, hurt over JV sibling rivalry statements

Nov 08, 2012 - 11:29 AM

Sen Estrada says he is upset by Rep JV Ejercito s comments that their sibling rivalry may reach the Senate in 2013

Spotlight on the Senator-judges

May 28, 2012 - 11:15 AM

Who are the Senator judges? Rappler compiled quick facts concerning each of the Senators which might interest you