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MARCOS SIBLING. Fortuna Marcos Barba dies on March 3, 2018. Photo from Ilocos Norte Vice Governor Angelo Marcos Barba's Facebook account. MANILA, Philippines – Fortuna Marcos-Barba, the youngest sibling of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, passed away on Saturday, March 3. Barba, who ...
How Marcos treated dissent: Punishing rumors and summoning reporters. The late strongman Ferdinand Marcos signed a presidential decree that sought to jail 'rumor mongers.' It was repealed by Corazon Aquino.

America's Indefensible Alliance With The Philippines. By Rhonda Ramiro and Azadeh Shahshahani, Guest Writers. Reuters. Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan with former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos on Sept. 16, 1982.
Former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. signs the joint manifestation withdrawing all his motions filed with the Presidential Electoral Tribunal. (Photo courtesy of his office). Former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. announced on Tuesday that he had signed a joint manifestation to withdraw all motions filed ...
Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo's camp on Sunday downplayed as “another publicity stunt” the challenge of former-Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for them to withdraw all pending motions before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to expedite the election case. In a statement ...
In November 2016, Ferdinand Marcos had a clandestine and private burial in the Libingan ng mga Bayani cemetery for national heroes. His remains were secretly flown in by helicopter and protesters quickly took over the streets when they found out. The People Power Revolution memorial activities started ...

The eldest daughter of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos said here that the uncertainty surrounding the electoral case filed by her brother, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., to wrest the vice presidency from Leni Robredo was making the Marcos family ponder about sending another Marcos to run for ...
"Now see the same authoritarian tendencies from the current regime." In November of 2016, Duterte ordered a clandestine hero's burial for Ferdinand Marcos. Duterte, who openly idolises Marcos and claims close ties to his family, skipped Sunday's commemoration as he did last year, leaving only a media ...
Echoing CAP, LODI said: “We remember Abueva standing courageously with other artists when they declared 'Free the Artist, Free the Media' amid Ferdinand Marcos' suffocating tyranny. It was the inspiration for the founding of the beautiful Concerned Artists of the Philippines which the ugly dictatorship ...
Other Facts:Duterte was mayor of Davao City for seven terms and 22 years, although not consecutively. His father was the governor of unified Davao and a member of President Ferdinand Marcos' cabinet. Duterte's daughter, Sara Duterte, is the mayor of Davao City. Once compared himself to Adolf Hitler, saying he would ...
Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday told students to be vigilant as signs of dictatorship "are happening again." "What we need are our collective daily acts of kindness, respect for people's rights and servant leadership. These realizations are critical today when there are signs that some of the things ...
Then Ferdinand Marcos came in, pledging to “make this country great again” only to plunder and enrich his family and cronies. After funneling at least $658 million into Swiss banks and stealing a total of $10 billion, Marcos had scraped the Philippine treasury dry. Records indicate that under the Marcos ...
Marcos' lawyer Vic Rodriguez maintains the Comelec did not brief candidates on the new features of the 2016 ballot. The poll body's spokesperson refutes that. Mara Cepeda · @maracepeda. Published 8:16 PM, February 13, 2018. Updated 8:16 PM, February 13, 2018. CONTESTING THE VEEP. Former senator Bongbong ...
NO MORE DELAYS. Ferdinand Marcos Jr, who has filed an electoral protest, challenges Vice President Leni Robredo to also withdraw motions that tend to delay the ballot recount. Photo courtesy of the Office of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Former senator Ferdinand ...
Former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. signs the joint manifestation withdrawing all his motions filed with the Presidential Electoral Tribunal. (Photo courtesy of his office). Former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. announced on Tuesday that he had signed a joint manifestation to withdraw all motions filed ...
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will keep his distance from the election protest filed by former senator and losing senatorial candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr. against incumbent Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo. In a press conference in Ilocos Norte, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said the ...
Opponents warn it could lead to a repeat of the oppressive rule of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, saying they are troubled by Duterte's admiration for Marcos and his similar authoritarian traits. Duterte's spokesman, Harry Roque, has repeatedly said the president has no desire to stay longer than his term ...

It is the second in a series of video blogs (vlogs) posted on the official Facebook page of the defeated vice presidential candidate. Netizens said Deakin should have known better than to associate himself with the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos who placed the Philippines under Martial Law from ...
Press freedom was one of the main victims when the Philippines was placed under Martial Law by then president Ferdinand Marcos in September 1972. The dictator, fearing the power of the media, made sure that his dictatorial government had full control over all news agencies. (READ: Marcos' Martial ...
The 1987 Constitution was a response to the almost 10 years martial rule of Ferdinand Marcos, marred by human rights violations that marked it as one of the darkest periods in Philippine history. “That is why i said that the SC must be very careful when it opens that narrow door, once there is martial law, ...
Only that evening would radio and TV convey what had happened: Ferdinand Marcos, announcing on grainy footage, that he had declared martial law to counter a communist insurgency. Days or weeks later, newspapers made an appearance, but only three, owned by a relative and cronies of Marcos, ...
Lozano served as legal counsel of the late dictator, President Ferdinand Marcos. Nevertheless, Solicitor General Jose Calida made a statement on January 12, declaring that he would support a compromise agreement with the Marcoses, when and if it is filed. In 2016, Calida also supported Ferdinand ...
One night, baton-wielding police mistook my father for a student protester. His government job – and the ID to prove it – saved him from a beating. Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law in 1972. Just before his dictatorship started, the United States greenlighted my father's application.
That's because most families who attended reunions last December could probably be divided into three distinct groups: the elders who perennially compare whoever is in power to Ferdinand Marcos whom they regard as the standard; the Edsa veterans who are just as bullheaded about why we should not ...
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 1) — A cut of the Marcos wealth in exchange for dropping all cases against the late strongman's family. This is what Oliver Lozano, lawyer of former President Ferdinand Marcos, proposed to the government in June 2017. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador ...
A MONTH TO GO. Vice President Leni Robredo and ex-senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr will have to wait for about a month before the ballot recount will begin. File photos by Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – After a heated week for the camps of Vice President Leni Robredo and her rival Ferdinand ...
MANILA, Philippines – The week saw the word war between the camps of Vice President Leni Robredo and defeated rival Ferdinand Marcos Jr escalate into media stunts that got them no closer to opening the ballots to do a recount. The recount would resolve a long drawn-out dispute over the result of the ...
Former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and his counsels on Wednesday skipped a face-off with the lawyer of Vice President Leni Robredo, who had accepted the senator's challenge for both camps to proceed directly to the manual counting of ballots to resolve their election dispute. “Marcos reneged on his ...
The PCGG is assigned with recovering the Marcos wealth, an estimated $10 billion (P500 billion) accumulated from the late President Ferdinand Marcos' two-decade stay in power. About a third of that amount was recovered by the agency, but over 200 cases related to the wealth are still pending against ...
MANILA, Philippines — At the rate President Rodrigo Duterte is going, he is “bound to outdo the dictator Ferdinand Marcos in becoming the best recruiter for the New People's Army,” the Communist Party of the Philippines said Thursday, January 11. “Unwittingly, Duterte and the AFP are also best suppliers ...
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos for claiming he had won the 2016 vice presidential race, thus preempting the electoral protest he had filed against Robredo before the Supreme Court (SC), sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET). “It was too presumptuous for Mr. Ferdinand Marcos (Jr.) to claim that he ...
Not even the days before Ferdinand Marcos' martial rule were as foreboding as what's happening now. Martial law in 1972 came down hard swiftly, there were few hints of it coming. Marcos had become very unpopular by 1972, even though he won reelection in 1969. Cursing, bullying, and kanto-boy ...
... administration said military rule was needed to eradicate the remaining Muslim and communist insurgents on the island, and to fast-track the rebuilding of Marawi, which was heavily damaged during the siege. The Philippines was under military rule from 1972 to 1981 under President Ferdinand Marcos, ...
Meanwhile, the election protest filed by former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. against Robredo is finally moving forward after they both paid their cash deposits required by the Supreme Court (SC). The SC, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, asked Marcos to settle P66 million for his case while ...
Allaying fears that the extended martial law may result in human rights abuses similar to those during the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. maintained that Duterte's declaration was leagues apart from Marcos' Proclamation No. 1081 in 1972. “This is not the same ...
PAMPANGA, Philippines – Policemen arrested a man, who claimed to be the son of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, in his rented villa at a leisure park here on Friday, December 8, for possession of high-powered rifles and short firearms and explosives. Chief Inspector Rommel Labalan, head of the ...
If he supported [former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr] during the campaign, does that mean he's a loyalist? In fact, now, you don't hear any pronouncements from SolGen Calida supporting the Marcoses, right? He's just doing his job," said Alvarez in an interview with Pinky Webb on CNN Philippines.
CLARK FREEPORT—A man claiming to be a son of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos was arrested on December 8 by the police's Criminal Investigation and Detection Group at a villa inside the former Fontana Leisure Park here. Edilberto del Carmen, who transacts business using the name Angel ...
Philstar.com/File photo. MANILA, Philippines — The House Committee on Justice approved on Wednesday a substitute bill proposing the abolition of the Presidential Commission on Good Governance, the body tasked to recover ill-gotten wealth from the family and allies of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
NEW YORK — A judge sentenced the former secretary of ex-Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos to two to six years in prison Monday, December 4, for stealing art works worth tens of millions of dollars and lying about them on her taxes. Vilma Bautista faced 25 years but the judge reduced her sentence in ...
INQUIRER.net / 05:53 PM December 04, 2017. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Leni Robredo. Former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Vice President Leni Robredo. (File photos from the Philippine Daily Inquirer). Vice President Leni Robredo's camp has expressed confidence that the results of the ballot recount ...
The grandchildren of 1965 presidential candidates and political rivals Ferdinand Marcos and Raul Manglapus got married last Wednesday in a private ceremony in Makati City. The wedding was followed by a "bales," a traditional celebration held when an Ilocano couple gets married outside of their ...
BALLOT RECOUNT. Former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr is surrounded by his supporters who are calling for the recount of votes for the position of vice president, July 11, 2017. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – The camp of former senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr told ...
Manila: Former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos remains a “false hero” and should not have been buried at the National Heroes Cemetery a year ago, opposition Senators have said. “The arrangement was planned in secret, against the law and against the wishes of the Filipino people, many of ...
Filipinos from different groups united on Saturday, November 18, to slam the late dictator and former president Ferdinand Marcos, a year after ...
... an anti-Marcos group on Saturday renewed its strong call for the exhumation of remains of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes' ...
The four-bedroom duplex in North Bondi's Ben Buckler neighbourhood currently for sale with a $3.8 million guide is a fairly unassuming ...
UNDAS OFFERING. President Rodrigo Duterte sends a flower wreath at the tomb of ex-president Ferdinand Marcos. Photo from the Marcos ...
The grave of former President Ferdinand Marcos has a wreath sent by Mayor Joseph Estrada on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (Photo by DEXTER ...
His former clients include authoritarian leaders such as the late Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines and Russian and Ukrainian businessmen ...


 

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