LET’S REVIEW THE PHILIPPINE PRESIDENTS 1. Won in the 1986 Snap Election A. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo B. Ramon Magsaysay C. Ferdinand Marcos D. Corazon Aquino
CORAZON C. AQUINO 1986-1992Peoplepowerrevolutionary hero1st woman presidentIcon of democracy1ST President of thefourth republic and 11thpresident of thePhilippines
Problems of Aquino’sadministration:1.Economic and political instability2.6 coup attempts IMPENDING THREATS OF Marcos’ comeback3.Communist insurgencies in rural areas4.Hacienda Luisita issues
TOP PRIORITIES:•ECONOMIC RECOVERY•Development of Labor Intensive Projects•CARP/CARL•Launched the Community Employment andDevelopment Program (CEDP)•Approved the Generic Act•Reviewed the Military Bases Agreement•5-year tourism program Philippines: Fiesta Islands ofAsia•Privatization of Private sectors•Issued laws on Educational Reforms
1. Was PresidentAquino successfulin addressing thehacienda Luisitaissue?
2.Is the presidency ofMrs. Aquino a victoryfor the feministmovement? Explainyour answer.
FIDEL VALDEZ RAMOS 1992-1998PEOPLE POWERREVOLUTIONARY HERO2nd President of the 4thRepublic and 12thPresident of thePhilippines
PROBLEMS DURING HISADMINISTRATION1.Communist insurgency2.Reformation of AFP3.Economic Reforms4.Power crisis5.Lack of government fund
TOP PRIORITIES:1. Philippines 20002. Gave priorities to energy, peace and order and strengthening of the LGU’s3. Holding of APEC4. Privatization of telecommunications, power and transportation5. Doctors to the barrio program6. Infrastructure project like C-5, Pasig river ferry, Manila skyway, NAIA II and LRT7. Value added tax8. Generated $20B worth of investments with enormous trips abroad.
Did president Ramossucceed in his pursuitto make the country atiger economy?
Is the Philippineeconomy ready tocompete side by sidewith the developedcountries in theinternational market?
JOSEPH EJERCITO ESTRADA 1998-2001Short lived President3rd President of the 4thRepublic and the 13thPresident of the PhilippinesErap para sa Mahirap
Problems and controversiesencountered:1.Staggering foreign debts reached to $48 billion2.Asian economic crisis caused peso devaluation3.Deterioration of peace and order to Mindanao4.Drug menace and drug related crime increased.5.Widespread corruption.6.Plunder case and impeachment.
PROGRAMS/ POLICIES IMPLEMENTEDJEEP program (Justice, Economy, Environmentand Peace Program.Lingap sa Mahirap store/ERAP(EnhancedRetail Access for the Poor)Signed the Visiting Forces Agreement.Abolition of Pork BarrelSustansiya para sa MasaMuling Buksan ang PusoGarantisadong PambataLinis Bayan
Reduced dependence on Foreign borrowingsMRT III and Steel bridges/Tulay ni ERAP (espin ARMM)Housing and Urban DevelopmentCoordinating CouncilCreated the Center for Wellness and Mother-Baby Friendly Initiative
Questions1.What was President Estrada’s image in the eyes of the Filipinos, particularly his supporters?2.Why did President Estrada launched an all out war in Mindanao?3.What were the policies and programs implemented by President Estrada? Was he successful in implementing them?
WHAT ARE THE DESIRABLECHARACTERISTICS OF A PRESIDENTSHOULD BE REALLY DEVELOPED IN ORDER TO PURSUE GOOD GOVERNANCE?
SYNTHESIS:•The Aquino government restoreddemocratic processes and institutions•The formula of president Ramos tocarry out economic development wasthrough the policies of tradeliberalization, deregulation andprivatization
Make a mini- leaflet about theproblems that failed to be address bythe Aquino, Ramos and Estrada’sadministration. Cite suggestions inorder to respond on these problems(by group)
President Cory Aquinosays you’re such aWINNER!