Philippines Political

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Philippines Political Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, current President and the popular son of Benigno Jr. and Corazon , themselves noted political figures. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Aquino III's predecessor who endured a tumultuous, often unpopular, nine-year presidency ever since taking over from Joseph Estrada after a nonviolent revolution in 2001. She, like her successor, is herself a former presidential daughter, this time of Diosdado . Joseph Ejercito "Erap" Estrada, former film actor and Macapagal-Arroyo's predecessor. While popular amongst the lower classes, revelations of his gambling habits booted him out of office in 2001, but has since recovered his popularity. Two of his sons also hold political power — Jose "Jinggoy" as a senator, and Joseph Victor "JV" as congressman representing their native San Juan City suburb in Metro Manila. Manuel "Manny" Villar, self-proclaimed Self-Made Man , tycoon and senator who boasts of a Rags to Riches background.
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  • Winter '09
  • Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Joseph Estrada, Blooded long-running senator, close friend Estrada, Makati City suburb, Juan City suburb

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