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December 31, 2000

MANILA, Dec. 31 – December 31, 2000 marked the end of the 20th Century and Millennium Watch.

Then Philippine President Joseph Ejercito Estrada led the Filipino nation in joining the world in welcoming the New Millennium, calling on Filipinos "to pray for global peace and brotherhood and to the world as one in facing the challenges of the 21st Century." (PNA)

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