Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada - updates

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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

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

Erap’s Manila ‘practically debt-free’ for 2nd straight year

Jul 29, 2015 - 9:43 PM

In his 2nd State of the City Address Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada says the city was lifted from near bankruptcy through increases in taxes and permit fees

Erap on who will get his endorsement: It's 'providential'

Jul 08, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Will he endorse Vice President Binay or Senator Grace Poe? Will he endorse anybody at all or run for president himself? Manila Mayor Estrada has yet to make up his mind

Petitioner in case vs Erap won't appeal SC ruling

Jan 22, 2015 - 1:22 PM

Lawyer Alicia Vidal says she is heeding her lawyer s advice to move on since 11 Supreme Court justices have thumbed down her petition

MANILA'S CHOICE. Mayor Joseph Estrada, surrounded by jubilant city hall employees, says the Supreme Court decision to dismiss the disqualification case against him honors the mandate given to him by Manileños. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Erap thanks SC: ‘Voice of people is voice of God’

Jan 21, 2015 - 1:39 PM

UPDATED With the dismissal of the disqualification case against the Manila mayor the mandate given by Manileños prevailed over technicalities and legalities says the vice mayor

MANILA'S CHOICE. Mayor Joseph Estrada, surrounded by jubilant city hall employees, says the Supreme Court decision to dismiss the disqualification case against him honors the mandate given to him by Manileños. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

SC orders transfer of Pandacan oil depot

Nov 25, 2014 - 2:56 PM

UPDATED Resolving an issue that 3 administrations failed to address for more than a decade the court gives oil companies 45 days to submit a comprehensive plan and relocated within 6 months

CONTROVERSIAL DEPOT. Energy officials and oil company workers inspect a biodiesel overhead tank inside the Pandacan Oil depot. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

'Binay will overcome' – Erap

Oct 22, 2014 - 2:28 PM

This is a demolition thing says former President Joseph Estrada Even if they have done that the Vice President is still on top of everybody

File photo by Ayee Macaraig, Rappler

Pia Cayetano eyes charges vs DMCI over Torre de Manila

Sep 04, 2014 - 4:56 PM

The senator also plans to recommend a bigger budget for national cultural and historical agencies to improve enforcement of heritage laws

'SHAKY' EXISTENCE. Already around 19 floors high, Torre de Manila is still hounded by controversy. Photo from DMCI Homes website

Hong Kong curbs PH's visa-free privilege

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:16 PM

Hong Kong limits the visa free privilege after it got a negative message from the Philippines over the 2010 hostage crisis

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

Progress in PH-HK ties: Manila bus hostage gets aid

Nov 20, 2013 - 2:36 AM

Filipino businessmen donate for the facial reconstruction surgeries of a female survivor

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

Backlash vs OFWs in HK feared over PH refusal to apologize

Nov 06, 2013 - 8:38 PM

Party list group Anakpawis says Hong Kong might stop hiring Filipino workers as well as impose economic sanctions if PH gov t continues to play hard ball

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

HK to Manila execs: Sorry not enough

Nov 01, 2013 - 11:27 AM

Hong Kong wants Manila to grant all its 4 demands in relation to the 2010 hostage crisis

READY TO RUMBLE. Manila mayor Erap Estrada — in full "battle gear" — speaks to bus operators about the Manila bus ban. "Susugirin niyo raw [kasi] kami," he says in jest. Photo by Rappler/Leanne Jazul

DFA on Erap's HK apology: Aquino's stand prevails

Oct 24, 2013 - 4:55 PM

The foreign affairs department says President Aquino s repeated refusal to apologize to Hong Kong should be enough guidance for everyone

READY TO RUMBLE. Manila mayor Erap Estrada — in full "battle gear" — speaks to bus operators about the Manila bus ban. "Susugirin niyo raw [kasi] kami," he says in jest. Photo by Rappler/Leanne Jazul

No happy hour at UST during Bar exam Sundays

Oct 01, 2013 - 7:16 PM

Sale and distribution of beer liquors wines and the like within 200 meters from the UST area will be prohibited 4 am 8 pm on October 6 13 20 and 27