Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (born April 5, 1947) is a Filipina politician who served as the 14th President of the Philippines from 2001 until 2010, as the 10th Vice President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001, as the deputy speaker of the 17th Congress and a member of the House of Representatives representing the 2nd District of Pampanga since 2010. She was the country's second female president (after Corazon Aquino), and the daughter of former President Diosdado Macapagal. Arroyo is also the first duly elected female Vice President of the Philippines.

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  • $329 million ZTE-NBN scandal
    On April 21, 2007, the government signed the $329-million National Broadband Network (NBN) deal with China’s ZTE Corp. The project, which called for the installation of a telecommunications network linking government offices throughout the country, was... Show More
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  • Fertilizer Fund scam 
    On topic Corruption in the Philippines
    The Fertilizer Fund Scam is a Philippine political controversy involving accusations that Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn Bolante diverted P728 million in fertilizer funds to the 2004 election campaign of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Show More
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