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Macapagal, Diosdado

(dēōsdä`thō mäkäpägäl`), 1911–97, president of the Philippines (1961–65). A forceful orator, Macapagal practiced law and later served in the Philippine diplomatic service and in the house of representatives (1949–56). In 1951, he led the Philippine delegation to the United Nations. He was elected vice president on a split ticket in 1957, serving under Carlos P. Garcia. In 1961, he defeated Garcia and became president, although his Liberal party was in the minority. As president, Macapagal fought poverty, rising unemployment, and corruption. He was defeated (1965) for reelection by Ferdinand MarcosMarcos, Ferdinand Edralin
, 1917–89, Philippine political leader. A lawyer and aide to Manuel Roxas (1946–47), he was elected to congress in 1949, serving in the House of Representatives (1949–59) and Senate (1959–65).
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. Macapagal later organized (1979) the National Union for Liberation in opposition to Marcos's regime. His daughter, Gloria Macapagal-ArroyoMacapagal-Arroyo, Gloria
, 1947–, Philippine political leader, president of the Philippines (2001–10), daughter of Diosdado Macapagal. A professor of economics, she entered government in 1987, serving as assistant secretary (1987–89) and undersecretary
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, was president of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010.
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Located at Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in the Philippines, the intra-Asia hub enables UPS to speed delivery times and offer a wider array of services for moving goods within Asia and from the region to the rest of the world.
In response, former Philippine president Diosdado Macapagal filed the Philippine government's claim at the United Nations.
KUALA LUMPUR - From April 5th Malaysia's second largest commercial, AirAsia, will begin daily flights to Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (Clark airport), located near the Philippine capital of Manila.
Arroyo, the daughter of Diosdado Macapagal, the president of the Philippines from 1961 to 1965, became president in January 2001 after then President Joseph Estrada was ousted after 31 months in office over allegations of corruption and incompetence.
The hub is located at the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, which boasts a pair of the world's longest runways, at approximately two miles each.
15 kilometer four (4) lane elevated expressway project under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Program, we anticipate that vehicular movement along the vicinity of Andrews Avenue, Domestic Road, MIA Road and Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard will be affected by the on-going works, said DPWH Secretary Rogelio L.
In 1965, former Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal renewed the claim of the Philippine government to Sabah, following complaints from members of the Sultanate of Sulu.
SUBIC - Federal Express (FedEx), has allotted US$450 million to relocate its hub in Asia by 2007 to the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA) from its present site at the Subic Bay International Airport (SBIA).
Arroyo is the daughter of Diosdado Macapagal, who was Philippine president from 1961 to 1965, when the Philippines had a robust economy second only to Japan's.
In chronological order, the principal authors of the eight (8) original separate bills were the following: Reps Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Diosdado Macapagal Arroyo and Lani Mercado-Revilla (HB 312); Reps.
During the administration of President Diosdado Macapagal in 1962, the matter had been taken to that forum.
CEBU CITY - Asian Spirit has signed a deal to buy four aircraft to be used in its expansion program at Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA) in the former Clark Air Base in Pampanga province.