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  • Gloria Arroyo is the current President of the Philippines. Daughter of former Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal she was born in 1947 in San Juan, Rizal. She earned Masters in economics from Ateneo de Manila University and Doctorate from the University of the Philippines. She was first elected into office Senator in 1992 and served until 1998. She won the Vice Presidency in 1998 under President Estrada. In January 2001 Estrada was forced from presidency due to corruption and Arroyo was sworn in as president. She was elected to a full six yeat presidential term in 2004.
  • Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is a Filipino politician who served as the 14th President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010, as the 12th Vice President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001, and as member of the House of Representatives representing the 2nd District of Pampanga since 2010. She was the country's second female president, and the daughter of former President Diosdado Macapagal. Arroyo is also the first duly elected female Vice President of the Philippines. Arroyo was a former professor of economics at Ateneo de Manila University where Benigno Aquino III was one of her students. She entered government in 1987, serving as assistant secretary and undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry upon the invitation of President Corazon Aquino. After serving as a senator from 1992 to 1998, she was elected to the vice presidency under President Joseph Estrada, despite having run on an opposing ticket. After Estrada was accused of corruption, she resigned her cabinet position as Secretary of Social Welfare and Development and joined the growing opposition to the president, who faced impeachment.

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