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Economics during GMA's Administration
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By: IV-2 St. Scholastica
Full name: Maria Gloria Macareng Macapagal-Arroyo
Born: April 5, 1947
Father: Diosdado Macapagal
Mother: Evangelina Macareng-Macapagal
Siblings: Dr. Diosdado "Boboy" Macapagal, Jr.
Husband: Jose Miguel Arroyo
Juan Miguel Arroyo
Evangelina Lourdes Arroyo
Diosdado Ignacio Jose María Arroyo
Elementary and High school education:
Assumption Convent, graduated valedictorian in 1964.
-2 years at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C., consistent Dean’s List status
-Assumption college, Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, graduating magna cum laude in 1968.
Master’s degree in Economics:
Ateneo de Manila University (1978)
Doctorate Degree in Economics:
University of the Philippines Diliman (1985)
January 20, 2001 – June 30, 2010
14th president of the Philippines
Currently a member of the House of Representatives, representing the 2nd District of Pampanga
She entered politics in the 1992 election, running for senator. At the first general election under the 1987 Constitution, the top twelve vote-getting senatorial candidates would win a six-year term, and the next twelve candidates would win a three-year term. Arroyo ranked 13th in the elections, earning a three-year term. She was re-elected in 1995, topping the senatorial election with nearly 16 million votes.
She considered a run for the presidency in 1998 but was persuaded to seek the vice-presidency instead.
1st duly elected female Vice President of the Philippines
2nd female president (after Cory Aquino)
She was a former professor of Economics at Ateneo De Manila University and current Pres. Benigno Aquino III was one of her students.
- forbidding government officials under the executive department from appearing in congressional inquiries without President Arroyo's prior consent.
- Arroyo initiated a movement for an overhaul of the constitution to transform the present presidential-bicameral republic into a federal parliamentary-unicameral form of government.
- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed Amnesty Proclamation 1377 for members of the Communist Party of the Philippines. The amnesty will cover the crime of rebellion and all other crimes but not including crimes against chastity, rape, torture, kidnapping for ransom, use and trafficking of illegal drugs and other crimes for personal ends and violations of international law or convention and protocols.
- Arroyo's foreign policy is anchored on building strong ties with the United States, East Asian and Southeast Asian nations, and countries where overseas Filipino workers work and live.
- Arroyo implemented a controversial policy of holiday economics, adjusting holidays to form longer weekends with the purpose of boosting domestic tourism and allowing Filipinos more time with their families.
- Policies of globalization removing trade barriers taking away investment controls, deregulation and continued debt payments
Japan-Philippine Economic Partnership Agreement
and World Trade Organization
- Trade deals hamper meaningful progress by preventing nationalist economic policy-making
Javar, Cruz, Castillo A., Rabaya
DEFINITION OF TERMS
Executive Order - A rule or order issued by the president
Charter Change - or Cha-cha, refers to the political and legal processes needed to amend the current 1987 Constitution of the Philippines
Amnesty - An official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offenses
ASEAN - Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASEAN Summit - is an annual meeting held by the member of the ASEAN in relation to economic, and cultural development of Southeast Asian countries
JPEPA - Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement
WTO - World Trade Organization
On November 18, 2011, she was arrested following the filing of criminal charges against her for electoral fraud.
As of December 9, 2011, she is incarcerated at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City under charges of electoral sabotage.