April 29, 2011. In London, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and commoner Catherine “Kate” Middleton were married. The “royal wedding of the century” got comprehensive media coverage all over the world.
Meanwhile, in Manila, Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez tendered her resignation, effective May 6. Gutierrez, who has held the post for nearly six years, was about to be impeached in Senate for allegedly sitting on numerous cases against then-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and First Gentleman Mike Arroyo.
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Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.