Diosdado Macapagal - updates

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[OPINION | Newspoint] A never-ending cleanup

Nov 09, 2019 - 11:00 AM

President Duterte may have been prodigious at making a mess, and far from done with it, but his is only the latest in a rarely broken run of messy Philippine leaderships

House approves bill renaming Clark airport after Diosdado Macapagal

Dec 04, 2018 - 11:28 AM

The Clark International Airport was named after the late president – the father of Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo – in 2001, but was reverted back to its original name in 2011

BACK TO MACAPAGAL? Lawmakers want to rename the Clark International Airport once again. Photo from Clark International Airport's website

No to impeaching Duterte and Robredo

Mar 28, 2017 - 6:09 PM

What is a good thing – making top officials accountable – has now been distorted as a way of defeating the will of the people

LOOK BACK: When the Philippines didn't have a vice president

Mar 22, 2017 - 4:18 PM

Throughout Philippine history there have been several periods when the president didn t have a second in command

Who's who: Marcos' neighbors at the Heroes' Cemetery

Nov 19, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The late dictator is the 4th Philippine president to be buried at the Heroes Cemetery

All photos from the Flickr account of the Presidential Museum and Library

Army prepares military honors for Marcos

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:09 AM

The Philippine Army has already designated a protocol officer who will coordinate with the Marcos family on the details of the planned burial

Looking back: SONA trivia

Jul 21, 2016 - 4:28 PM

(UPDATED) Ferdinand Marcos' 1969 speech is the longest SONA, thus far, going by word count

BATASANG PAMBANSA. This venue has witnessed 37 SONAs in the past years. President Rodrigo Duterte's first SONA will be the 38th in this place. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

SC upholds decision vs PEA board on overpriced Macapagal Blvd

Oct 20, 2015 - 7:02 PM

Auditors say the private contractor for the infrastructure project was paid more than P837 million above the original contract price of more than P584 million

ANOMALOUS? PEA officials are found guilty of graft over the allegedly overpriced project. Photo by Ramon Velasquez from Wikipedia

The ties between Lucas Bersamin and Estelito Mendoza

Aug 31, 2015 - 6:04 PM

In 4 big public interest cases Supreme Court Justice Bersamin has always decided in favor of Mendoza’s clients

Arroyo's elder brother Art Macapagal dies

Aug 11, 2015 - 9:58 AM

3rd UPDATE The anti graft court Sandiganbayan allows former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to attend the wake at the Heritage Park in Taguig City Malacañang condoles with the Macapagal family

YOUNG MACAPAGAL. Arturo Macapagal is photographed in this 2003 file photo. Photo from Newsbreak YOUNG MACAPAGAL. Arturo Macapagal is photographed in this 2003 file photo. Photo from Newsbreak

Quotes from PH presidents on independence

Jun 12, 2015 - 6:15 PM

We recall some past Philippine presidents who delivered speeches as they commemorated Independence Day and committed to protect the freedom we enjoy today

INDEPENDENCE DAY. The Philippine flag is hoisted during a ceremony in celebration of the 117th Philippines Independence Day in Rizal Park, Manila on Friday, June 12. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Limited flights at Clark Airport until May 8

May 06, 2015 - 1:45 PM

UPDATED Flights arriving at Clark International Airport will only be allowed during daytime after several navigational aids facilities were damaged by lightning

CA upholds charges vs Macapagal immigration personnel

Jan 18, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The appeals court says Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has the power to discipline Diosdado Macapagal International Airport personnel who assisted immigration lawbreakers

A fighting chance for patients with rare diseases

May 08, 2014 - 9:42 PM

In the Philippines those who suffer from rare diseases depend on government for their expensive treatment Lawmakers are trying to address the patients needs further

DREAM: DOCTOR. Patients like Ziv Morejon (R) who are diagnosed with rare diseases can also enjoy a decent quality of life if the right support system is in place. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Memories of 1963

Jan 30, 2014 - 8:17 PM

Let s review the important events of 1963 through the eyes of one who lived through it

Rappler Newscast | October 22, 2012

Oct 22, 2012 - 8:51 PM

President Aquino says infrastructure projects are the key to sustained economic growth | The government wavers on its original plan to make Clark the country s main gateway | Lance Armstrong is banned from cycling after a doping scandal

Clark not the solution to Manila air traffic woes - IATA chief

Sep 27, 2012 - 12:09 PM

Some say that Clark has potential to provide capacity relief But it is 100 kilometers away with very inconvenient surface transport links IATA director general Tony Tyler says

Photo by Jerick Parrone

#TalkThursday: A new kid in PH skies

Mar 30, 2012 - 1:12 PM

Rappler s Lala Rimando chats with AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes and AirAsia Philippines CEO Maan Hontiveros who vow to revolutionize air travel for Filipinos by connecting them to various local destinations and Southeast Asian neighbors

Philippines' AirAsia finally takes off

Mar 28, 2012 - 4:53 PM

With the promise of revolutionizing air travel for Filipinos Air Asia Philippines the newest entrant in the Philippine aviation market finally took to the skies on Wednesday

READY TO FLY. AirAsia Philippines Flight PQ7001, bound for Kalibo, at the tarmac of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, minutes before its inaugural flight, March 28, 2012. Photo by KD Suarez

Okada, other Pagcor City investors to pay for NAIA Expressway

Mar 21, 2012 - 11:50 PM

Controversial Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada will be among the private investors financing the expressway leading to Pagcor City

NAIA EXPRESSWAY. The highway project is among the government's first large-scale public-private partnership projects.

Clark pursues P12-B budget airport terminal by 2015

Feb 09, 2012 - 5:51 PM

The planned new budget airport terminal can accommodate 10 million passengers a year

TERMINAL. Expansion needed at terminal facilities at Clark in Pampanga to accommodate growing number of passengers. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez

Clark airport eyes 1-M passengers in 2012

Jan 24, 2012 - 6:28 PM

The Clark airport is forecast to take in 30 7 more passengers in 2012

Air Asia: No-frills, all business

Oct 31, 2011 - 8:00 AM