TITLE

Tightening the Noose

AUTHOR(S)
Vitug, Marites D.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);11/27/2000 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 136 Issue 22, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the pending impeachment of Philippine President Joseph Estrada due to allegations that he accepted over 9 million dollars in payoffs from illegal-gambling syndicates. Actions taken against Estrada by Manuel Villar, speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives; Public response to the news of the impeachment; Why the Philippine Senate finalized its impeachment procedures in a similar form to that of the United States.
ACCESSION #
3825241

 

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