Macapagal, Diosdado

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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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A traffic enforcer of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) was stabbed on Thursday when he tried to stop a fleeing snatcher in front of a coffee shop along Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard.
(Lipad) is now poised to take over the operations and maintenance (OandM) of Terminal 2 of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA) here.
He also worked at the Malacanang Press Office during the time of President Diosdado Macapagal.
He said if the children of former presidents Diosdado Macapagal and Corazon Aquino were able to become presidents, Mayor Sara could also follow in the footsteps of her father.
She stressed it was though the initiative of her father, the late President Diosdado Macapagal, who was then President.
Narrative of Color 2 exhibition will be open to the public, from March 9,2019 to April 9,2019, GSIS Museo ng Sining Lower Gallery , GSIS MAIN OFFICE, Diosdado Macapagal, Pasay City.
It has also obtained ISAGO Station Accreditations at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL), Cebu Mactan International Airport (CEB) and Clark Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (CRK) following the successful completion of ISAGO Audits at those three airports.
Duterte inaugurates Parantildeaque Integrated Terminal Exchange !-- -- Ryan Macasero (philstar.com) - November 5, 2018 - 8:12pm MANILA, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday inaugurated the Parantildeaque Integrated Terminal Exchange, a flagship project under the "Build, Build, Build" infrastructure program The PITX located along Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard was built to ease traffic within Metro Manila, and improve the commute from Cavite and Batangas to Metro Manila.
Situated in a highly urbanized city, it has easy access to Metro Manila via Northern Luzon Expressway and just ten minutes away from Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in Clarkfield, Pampanga, Philippines.
The new Airbus A320 has landed in Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in Philippines, from a factory in Toulouse, France that belongs to Airbus SA, a France-based aircraft manufacturing company.
The consortium plans to develop and operate the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Terminal II, or DMIA, the main alternative airport to Manila's international airport.
At least 32 international and domestic flights were diverted to Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in Pampanga, Iloilo International Airport and Mactan Cebu International Airport after haze severely affected visibility.