Erap Estrada - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Erap Estrada

ARTICLE FINDER

WATCH: Isko Moreno, Batang Tondo

May 16, 2019 - 1:44 PM

In this short feature, Rappler looks at the shifting alliances behind the battle for Manila, and the man from Tondo who took down a former president and rose to become the mayor of the country's capital city

MAYOR-ELECT. Isko Moreno enters his voting precinct at the Manuel L. Quezon Elementary School in Tondo Manila on May 13, 2019. Photo by Carlo Gabuco

Isko Moreno on Erap: 'May pagsikat, may paglubog'

May 15, 2019 - 12:31 PM

‘Today’s election is going to be our teachers in the future. It teaches us...that sometimes you should know when to stop,’ says Joseph Estrada's former ally, mayor-elect Isko Moreno of Manila

NEW MANILA MAYOR. Francisco 'Isko' Moreno Domagoso is proclaimed mayor of Manila by the Comelec City Board of Canvassers on May 14, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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.

Erap loses in Manila, Isko Moreno proclaimed new mayor

May 13, 2019 - 10:07 PM

(4th UPDATE) 'The party made a commitment na itataas namin ang uri ng pangangampanya sa Maynila. Tinotoo namin ang sinabi namin,' says new mayor Isko Moreno

OFFICIAL. Francisco 'Isko Moreno'€ Domagoso is proclaimed mayor of the City of Manila by the Comelec city board of canvassers on May 14, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Will Erap be dethroned in Manila? Isko Moreno confident

May 11, 2019 - 10:28 AM

A survey showing Isko Moreno with a wide lead over Erap Estrada boosts the morale of his campaign team. In a miting de avance in Pandacan, the former vice mayor says, ‘May puting usok na sa city hall!’

Mayoral candidate Isko Moreno along with vice mayoral re-electionist Honey Lacuna hold a miting de avance in San Andres, Manila. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The heat is on for local races

Mar 30, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Local candidates in Metro Manila sweat it out on the first day of their campaign

ALL-IN. Volunteers hoist political campaign posters in Manila on March 29, 2019, the start of the campaign period for local seats for the May 13 polls. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Tale of 2 mayors: Sara Duterte, HNP get warm welcome in Erap bailiwicks

Feb 28, 2019 - 10:34 AM

Sara, the influential daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte and Erap, the still popular mayor-president share a stage to endorse 13 senatorial candidates allied with the administration

The Hugpong ng Pagbabago campaign caravan at the San Andres Sports Gymnasium in Manila on February 27, 2019. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Erap nudges presidential run for Sara Duterte

Feb 27, 2019 - 8:05 PM

'Naging presidente ako. Si Inday Sara kaya? Ano ang guhit ng kanyang palad?' says Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada as he hosts a campaign rally for Hugpong ng Pagbabago

VOLTING IN. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte poses for a photo with Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada during the HnP campaign caravan in Manila on February 27, 2019. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

In front of Erap, Sara Duterte tries to ease JV-Jinggoy tension

Feb 27, 2019 - 7:50 PM

'Blood is thicker than water,' says presidential daughter Sara Duterte as she lightheartedly refers to the rift between the sons of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada who are both part of her senatorial slate

FAMILY ISSUES. Hugpong ng Pagbabago chairperson Sara Duterte speaks as Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada and his son, senatorial candidate Jinggoy Estrada, converse during a campaign rally in Manila. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Estelito Mendoza’s ‘magic’ continues: Dichaves cleared in plunder case

Oct 24, 2018 - 7:27 PM

Jaime Dichaves, who owned up to the Jose Velarde accounts, is cleared by the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan even without a full-blown trial

WINNING STREAK. Estelito Mendoza continues a winning streak as Jose Dichaves is acquitted of plunder.

From Marcos to Duterte: How Philippine presidents handled their health problems

Oct 09, 2018 - 10:15 AM

In 2006, Imee Marcos recalled the secrecy that shrouded the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos' deteriorating health – to douse doubts about his ability to govern

IN PHOTOS: Duterte, Estrada send flowers to Marcos' grave for Undas

Nov 01, 2017 - 3:58 PM

(UPDATED) The late strogman's children Imee, Bongbong, and Irene also offer flower wreaths at their father's tomb at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

UNDAS OFFERING. President Rodrigo Duterte sends a flower wreath at the tomb of ex-president Ferdinand Marcos. All photos from the Marcos Centennial Facebook page

MMDA eyes Pasig River sludge for Manila land reclamation

Jul 10, 2017 - 3:21 PM

MMDA chairman Danilo Lim says the sludge can be used as infills for land reclamation

COOPERATION. MMDA chairman Danny Lim proposes to use the soil build up of the Pasig River to be used for Manila City's many reclamation projects.

Plunder cases in the Philippines: Was anyone punished?

Feb 18, 2017 - 9:51 AM

UPDATED Of the two people convicted of plunder so far only one – a lowly BIR cashier – is still serving her sentence Former president Joseph Estrada was pardoned

Looking back at EDSA II: The political paths of Estrada and Arroyo

Jan 17, 2017 - 12:45 PM

16 years since the second EDSA People Power Revolution two key players former presidents Joseph Estrada and Gloria Arroyo head in strikingly similar directions

Jinggoy Estrada: Erap suffered asthma, not pneumonia

Dec 26, 2016 - 5:35 PM

My father suffered an asthma attack due to overfatigue and because of the weather says the detained Estrada

Erap hospitalized due to pneumonia

Dec 23, 2016 - 12:50 PM

According to Senator JV Ejercito his father s condition is already improving

HOSPITALIZED. Former President and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has been hospitalized due to pneumonia

Estrada fires all Manila traffic enforcers for extortion

Nov 28, 2016 - 1:50 PM

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada says many employees of the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau are allegedly involved in extortion and other illegal activities

Manila police tailing 82 drug pushers

Jul 09, 2016 - 4:25 PM

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada orders police to go all out and rid the city of illegal drugs

WAR VS DRUGS. Manila Mayor Erap Estrada is backing the Manila police's pursuit of suspected drug users in the city. File photo by Rappler

WATCH: Erap vs Lim vs Bagatsing in Manila race

Mar 29, 2016 - 11:55 AM

A re electionist a former mayor and a congressman fight for the mayoralty of the city of Manila

Erap, Alfredo Lim hit for 'trashy' proclamation rallies

Mar 29, 2016 - 11:11 AM

The EcoWaste Coalition reminds candidates in local elections to heed the government led drive to clean up after campaign events

'DIRTY' CAMPAIGN. EcoWaste Coalition slams Joseph 'Erap' Estrada for not keeping his proclamation rally in Manila clean. Photo from EcoWaste Coalition

Roxas: ’Natural' for Erap to pick Poe

Mar 28, 2016 - 8:09 PM

The administration bet is relying on former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim to help him win votes in the Philippine capital

Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Erap endorses 'my goddaughter' Grace Poe for president

Mar 28, 2016 - 6:11 PM

UPDATED The former president and now reelectionist Manila mayor also endorses Bongbong Marcos for vice president and names 12 senatorial candidates from different parties whom he is supporting

GODDAUGHTER. Former president and now reelectionist Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada announces at his proclamation rally at Liwasang Bonifacio on March 28, 2016, Grace Poe as his presidential bet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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

How did SC justices decide key cases in 2014-2016?

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:29 PM

We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016

Roxas, Poe, Binay, Duterte? Estradas undecided

Dec 11, 2015 - 9:20 AM

Caught in a fierce battle with ex allies for control of San Juan the Estrada family weighs its options for 2016

NO POLITiCS, JUST SERVICE. Mar Roxas is joined by San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez and her son, Senator JV Ejercito at the launch of a housing project in the city. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Erap: Allow vegetable gardens of poor on your land

Nov 18, 2015 - 4:47 PM

The Manila mayor encourages the rich and landed residents to let poor families use their perimeter walls as vertical vegetable gardens to help solve the problem of hunger

Will Mar Roxas seek Erap, INC support for 2016?

Nov 03, 2015 - 10:48 AM

The LP standard bearer says he wants ‘everybody’s support’ but stresses he draws the line when an endorsement comes with a price

'NO QUID PRO QUO.' Mar Roxas says endorsements are welcome but not if they come with a price. Photo by Bea Cupin/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

Zamoras, Estradas clash for control of San Juan

Oct 07, 2015 - 7:35 PM

The Estradas consider this a betrayal by the clan of a former ally

Erap endorses leftist leader Neri Colmenares for senator

Sep 30, 2015 - 4:43 PM

UPDATED Former President Joseph Estrada who has popularized the slogan Erap para sa mahirap touts the pro poor agenda of the Makabayan bloc

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

#AlDub: 14 celebrity fans

Sep 22, 2015 - 4:48 PM

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada Charice Judy Ann Santos Megan Young and more cannot get enough of Alden Richards and Yaya Dub

ALDUB FANS. Count Derek Ramsay, Charice Pempengco, and Claudine Barretto as fans of the Alden and Yaya Dub tandem. Photo of Derek Ramsay by Tiffany Jillian Go/Rappler, Photo of Charice Pempengco by Alexa Villano/Rappler, Photo of Claudine Barretto by Vernise L. Tantuco/Rappler

Erap to attend China WWII parade

Aug 31, 2015 - 2:16 PM

Estrada will attend in his capacity as mayor of Manila and not as a representative of the national government

GOING TO CHINA. Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada in a file photo. File photo/Rappler

FPJ birthday tribute or Grace Poe campaign?

Aug 20, 2015 - 6:25 PM

Supporters and politicians flock to the late King of Philippine movies 76th birthday celebration

Grace Poe, Miriam top VP choices for Mar Roxas – survey

Jul 31, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Publicus Asia’s poll earlier this year lists 10 presidential candidates and the top 2 preferred running mates for each

File photo of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas courtesy of NCRPO/PIO

Lim permitted Torre de Manila, Erap says

Jun 18, 2015 - 9:17 PM

UPDATED Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada blames his predecessor Alfredo Lim for signing the construction permits for the high rise condominium

Boston bomber, Arroyo house arrest, HIV in PH | The wRap

Apr 09, 2015 - 8:22 PM

The Boston bomber is found guilty Former president Arroyo asks for house arrest New HIV cases hit an all time high

SC junks Lim's appeal: Erap Estrada is Manila mayor

Mar 10, 2015 - 9:08 PM

The Supreme Court says the motion filed by former Mayor Alfredo Lim offered no substantial argument to merit a reconsideration

ESTRADA. 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

Jerika Ejercito clarifies her comments about Kris Aquino

Feb 09, 2015 - 6:49 PM

I apologize for being inconsiderate and insensitive but this does not mean it devalues my observation she says

Erap apologizes to Kris for daughter Jerika's FB post

Feb 07, 2015 - 9:18 AM

5x nyang inulit yung salitang SORRY sorry talaga Kris says on Instagram

Cebu Pacific apologizes, Estrada cases, US State of the Union | The wRap

Jan 21, 2015 - 8:58 PM

Cebu Pacific’s Gokongwei blames absent employees for the holiday mess Supreme Court junks Erap disqualification upholds Jinggoy’s case US President Obama says America is out of recession

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

Will Erap seek Manila re-election bid?

Jan 21, 2015 - 4:11 PM

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is asked the question after his latest legal victory His response? Yes and no

VICTORY. Manila Mayor Erap Estrada flashes a thumbs up after the SC dismissed a disqualification case against him. Rappler photo

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

Isko Moreno: From Tondo to the Senate?

Dec 22, 2014 - 9:00 AM

With his popularity in the Philippine capital reportedly dwindling Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno reportedly sets his sights on the Senate

mar roxas, erap, isko moreno

Mar Roxas, the misunderstood?

Dec 19, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Being born rich doesn’t mean you’re only for the rich It’s not his fault he was born with a golden spoon in his mouth says Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno in Filipino of DILG Secretary Mar Roxas

NOT IMAGE, BUT PERFORMANCE. Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (left-most) tells a community of informal settler families that DILG Secretary Mar Roxas’ (second from right) should not be judged for his privileged background. Also in photo: Manila Mayor Erap Estrada (second from left) and DSWD Secretar Dinky Soliman (right-most). Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler