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June 30, 1998 - An Actor As President.

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News of the day for June 30, 1998 as reported on the BBC World Service Newsdesk Program. Actor Joseph Estrada sworn in as the new President of The Philippines. It was the one year anniversary of the Hong-Kong handover. French declare their 190 nuclear tests "safe". Italian PM Romano Prodi visits Tehran and the European Central Bank opens in Frankfurt.

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