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Before I graduated from the Philadelphia School of Occupational Therapy of the University of Pennsylvania, I was invited by Fidel Ramos who was, at that time, not yet the president, he was a cadet back then,” she narrated. “Those are the most memorable moments I had because of the Fullbright,” she said.
MANILA, Philippines — Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio on Friday released a certification from the Judicial and Bar Council showing that he filed his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth from more than a dozen years. The certification was issued upon the written request of Carpio addressed to ...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (left) and former president Fidel Ramos. They have grown cold towards each other. PIC BY REUTERS. By John Teo. March 23, 2018 @ 8:55am. John Teo. THE former Philippine president, Fidel Ramos, turned 90 last week, evidently still his old jovial self, down to the occasional public ...
Why not, indeed? In an earlier column about the “North-South Korea Olympic Reunion,” FVR welcomed warming-up relations between North and South Korea, (Manila Bulletin, 18 February 2018), thus: “It was reported that Seoul seeks to further ease tensions for a possible summit in Pyongyang between ...
Defense Secretary Juan Ponce Enrile had an Uzi submachine gun and came out of Camp Aguinaldo with his bodyguard Col. “Gringo” Honasan. From the other side of EDSA, the then vice chief of staff and Philippine Constabulary commander Fidel Ramos aka “Steady Eddie” sashayed out of Camp Crame, ...
He served for less than a year (September 16, 1997 to June 30, 1998) under the administration of Fidel Ramos. Born on June 10, 1925 in La Union, Abat had a "colorful" military career starting with his enlistment in April 15, 1944 to serve during World War II. He graduated from the Philippine Military ...

Former President Fidel V. Ramos spitting at a group of photographers in yesterday's Edsa celebration, captured in a photo taken by Melvin Anore. Image: Facebook/Melvin Anore. It is uncertain whether former Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos was being playful or not when he spat at a group of ...
Unity, solidarity and teamwork in nation building—these are the values from the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution that former President Fidel Ramos on Sunday reminded Filipinos to learn by heart, exactly 32 years after the bloodless uprising toppled a two-decade dictatorship. In his speech during the ...
459, signed by former president Fidel Ramos, providing for the guidelines in the negotiation of international agreements and their ratification. EO 459 only requires that the Senate concur with the ratification by the president, and that after concurrence, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) "shall comply ...
Following former president Benigno Aquino III over the dengue vaccine mess, Fidel Ramos, or FVR, could be the second top leader of the country to appear in an inquiry of the House of Representatives. The committee on good government and public accountability decided yesterday to invite Ramos to an ...
Before Estrada and the politically calm Fidel Ramos tenure, Cory Aquino had replaced the Chief Justice and nearly the entire SC, restored congressional pork, and appointed the first Ombudsman. Before her, Ferdinand Marcos replaced Congress with a rubberstamp parliament, along with a pliant ...
Mr Teo also underscored Singapore's commitment to work with the Philippines in bilateral and multilateral counter-terrorism efforts, including exchanging best practices on counter-radicalisation and religious rehabilitation, the ministry said. In addition, Mr Teo met former Philippine President Fidel Ramos, ...
It marked the second highest rating among the last six Philippine Presidents over the same period, falling just a point under former President Fidel Ramos' +59%. Not even Duterte's contentious move to extend martial law in Mindanao for another year undermined his rejuvenated popularity. Nor has his ...
During the administration of President Fidel Ramos, the Catholic Church mobilised tens of thousands of people in peaceful mass demonstrations against charter change during the early 1990s. Valles said that while the Church is aware that amendments are necessary in the Constitution, its stand on the ...
The ARMM was born out of the government's 1996 peace agreement with the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) forged by then president Fidel Ramos with erstwhile MNLF chieftain Nur Misuari. However, MNLF's splinter group – the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) headed by the late Hashim ...
For Mapa, her own “mini-Edsa” takes place in Ayala Alabang, when her siblings and neighbors rush to the Ramos residence to “protect” then Vice Chief of Staff Fidel Ramos' family, while their patriarch is directing troop movements of rebel soldiers. Mapa's graphic testimony is proof, if any were still needed, ...
ADVERTISEMENT. The town of Passi in Iloilo province became a city by virtue of Republic Act No. 8469 signed by then President Fidel Ramos Dubbed the “Sweet City in the Heart of Panay,” Passi City produces sugarcane, sugar and palay. With a total land area of 25,139 hectares, Passi City is the largest ...

For Mapa, her own “mini-Edsa” takes place in Ayala Alabang, when her siblings and neighbors rush to the Ramos residence to “protect” then Vice Chief of Staff Fidel Ramos' family, while their patriarch is directing troop movements of rebel soldiers. Mapa's graphic testimony is proof, if any were still needed, ...
The PCSO officials had said that the benefits and allowances were approved by former administrations, including that of Fidel Ramos and Joseph Estrada. Covered by the order were former PCSO chairperson and chief executive officer Margarita Juico, general manager and chief operating officer Jose ...
For instance, it is so insulting to the framers of the Constitution that Fidel Ramos' former socioeconomic planning chief, Cielito Habito, in his newspaper column even dismissed the Constitution's provision banning foreign money in media as “fear of foreigners.” That simply is the English translation of the ...
The 77-year-old former magistrate was first appointed an associate justice of the high court in 1993 by former President Fidel Ramos and, in 2007, was tapped by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to head the Supreme Court. Puno earned his law degree from the University of the Philippines and ...
“There are qualifications, a checklist, to see if one is qualified to run for the POC Board,” said Ramos, who was unceremoniously removed from her position by a politically motivated no-confidence vote after the term of her father, former president Fidel Ramos, ran out. “These are things that you're supposed ...
It noted that the job lost was the highest since 1997. Data from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) showed that there were 821,000 lost jobs in 1997. At that time, former President Fidel Ramos claimed that he had transformed the Philippines into one of the economic tigers in southeast Asia.
Former President Fidel Ramos visited India in 1997 and former President and incumbent Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in 2007. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque previously said that Duterte's trip to India was a "personal appeal" by Indian Ambassador Jaideep Mazumdar.
The first one was during the term of then President Fidel Ramos in 1997, to lift the term limits of elected officials to allow him to run for re-election in the May 1998 presidential polls. But the Supreme Court struck down the proposal as it declared that Republic Act 6735, the Initiative and Referendum Law, was ...
Press freedom is a continuous battle in the Philippines. The recent move of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is one of the worst against the media since Martial Law. Jodesz Gavilan · @jodeszgavilan. Published 6:24 PM, January 17, 2018. Updated 2:00 AM, January 19, 2018. MANILA, Philippines – More than ...
“All non-Aquino presidents — Ramos, Estrada, GMA (Fidel Ramos, Joseph Estrada, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo) — tried to enter into a Compromise Agreement with the Marcoses and their billions,” he cited in his post on his Twitter account. “All failed because Filipinos loudly resisted,” Hilbay pointed out.
During the time of Fidel Ramos, the Philippine economy looked promising with growth more than doubling at the beginning. The brownouts came to an end, investors were coming in – but perceptions that FVR wanted to extend his term, plus the 1997 Asian financial crisis largely negated the positives ...
“All non-Aquino presidents — Ramos, Estrada, GMA (Fidel Ramos, Joseph Estrada, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo) — tried to enter into a Compromise Agreement with the Marcoses and their billions,” he cited in his post on his Twitter account. “All failed because Filipinos loudly resisted,” Hilbay pointed out.
Abandoning abandonment. One such case is that of Miriam Defensor Santiago in 1992 where Senator Miriam's assumption of office as re-elected Senator was deemed an abandonment of her pending Presidential electoral protest against Fidel Ramos. Given the upcoming 2019 Senatorial elections and ...
The former senator cited the case filed by the late former Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago against former President Fidel Ramos after the 1992 national elections. The camp of Robredo told Benigno Aquino that [it is] presumptuous to claim you're vice president. Robredo through counsel Romulo ...
In 1989 he was a media coordinator for the visit of Philippine Vice President Salvador Laurel to Washington, D.C. He was also a member of the business delegation that joined President Fidel Ramos at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conferences in Seattle (1993) and Vancouver (1997), ...
Former President Fidel Valdez Ramos, the country's 12th commander-in-chief and a hero of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution is PeopleAsia magazine's Max V. Soliven Lifetime Achievement Awardee. Turning 90 this March, Ramos is widely credited for the strengthening of the institutions of ...
It pointed out that the qualifying fee of P100 has never been adjusted since it was imposed through Executive Order 48 signed by former president Fidel Ramos in 1993 to players entering casinos. Aligning it to Quezon City's proposed rate of P1,500 could greatly discourage local people from playing in the ...
“Time and forgetfulness are the allies of abusers,” Fr. Jerome Lucero, SJ, warned his students as he recounted the horrors of martial law in “Smaller and Smaller Circles,” the film adaptation of the award-winning novel. The warning might as well apply to all Filipinos. That's because most families who ...
In the late 1990s, following the crisis-plagued presidency of Fidel Ramos, the Philippines elected movie star Joseph Estrada. Chronically dysfunctional Pakistan has cricket star Imran Khan. In India, a country long notorious for its corrupt and ineffective parliament, dozens of Bollywood actors have been ...
(Cory Aquino was named twice, in 1997 and 1999; Fidel Ramos in 1996). The PDI's insult to Duterte and the military who fought off the IS-linked jihadists is exacerbated by the choice of a Yellow blogger Laurio. Mention Duterte and our soldiers who fought in Marawi anywhere, and there is no Filipino who ...
In July, former president Fidel Ramos was appointed by Duterte also as special envoy to China. Ramos accepted the offer and traveled to Hong Kong to meet some Chinese representatives for an “ice breaker.” The former president, however, resigned in October 2016, citing he has done his job “to break ...
In July 2016, former president Fidel Ramos accepted the post as special envoy to China in the wake of the Philippines' historic victory in the United Nations-backed arbitral tribunal in The Hague, which invalidated China's claims to almost all of the resource-rich South China Sea. Ramos, however, resigned ...
Yet, then president Fidel Ramos was prescient enough to express alarm at the seeming inattention being given by the US to the Asia-Pacific region and the rise of China. In his speeches at the World Affairs Council, The Asia Foundation, and the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco he said, “Today the ...
President Rodrigo Duterte has reappointed five special envoys to China to improve ties with Beijing amid our strained relationship over our long-standing maritime dispute at the South China Sea. Duterte signed the reappointment papers of Ferdinand Borja, Wallie Lee, Carlos Chan, Cheng Yong, William ...
That she managed under those conditions to get a constitutional democracy reestablished was achievement enough: it provided her successor and revolt partner, Fidel Ramos, with an institutional framework for socioeconomic reconstruction. Doubtless helped by being once a Marcos general, Ramos himself served out a ...
He noted that all three presidents in between the late former president Corazon Aquino and former president Benigno Aquino III – Fidel Ramos, Joseph Estrada and Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo – have tried to enter into a compromise deal with the Marcoses in order to recover the billions of their ill-gotten ...
In a speech on June 12, 1998, then-President Fidel Ramos said: “Today, we mark a hundred years of learning what it takes to rise from a diverse mix of language-groups, islands and regions into a self-conscious unity — into what Rizal called 'one Filipino nation' — ang sambayanang Pilipino.” But it quickly ...
... the arrest of Joseph Ejercito Estrada, she broke an unwritten rule as old as the modern presidency itself: When you gain power, leave your predecessor alone. a certain extent, this unwritten rule was followed even in the case of the Marcoses, particularly after Fidel Ramos allowed them to return home.
Cory Aquino, her anointed, the West Point-trained Fidel Ramos, and her son Benigno III were totally subservient to the US, while the other two just paid lip service to the policy of undertaking an independent foreign policy. In a period when the US maneuvered geopolitically and pressured Asian countries to ...
We also had former presidents Fidel Ramos and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and Vice President Leni Robredo. Over 50 speakers and panelists joined in the discussion focusing on infrastructure development, women and human capital empowerment, money, market, shared economy and digital market.
Torres, an appointee of then President Fidel Ramos, served the SC from March 11, 1996, to November 1, 1997. He was vice chancellor of the Philippine Judicial Academy following his retirement, and chaired the Board of Regents of the Pamantasan Lungsod ng Maynila. Torres was also Supreme ...
So were their predecessors during the watch of former presidents Gloria Arroyo, Joseph Estrada and Fidel Ramos. Lagman's colleagues are Reps. Teddy Baguilat (Ifugao), Raul Daza (northern Samar), Emmanuel Billones (Capiz), Edgar Erice (Caloocan), Tom Villarin (Akbayan) and Gary Alejano (Magdalo ...
The international organization Reporters Without Borders has rated the Philippines as the most dangerous place for journalists in Asia and among the 5 most dangerous in the world. No one would quarrel with that. In fact, the Philippines has lingered around those levels of notoriety through the years.


 

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