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Bongbong Marcos pays P36M installment on poll protest fee

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Losing vice presidential candidate and former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday paid P36 million to the Supreme Court as first installment of the required fee for the retrieval of election materials for his election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo. In an ambush interview with reporters, Marcos said he was hoping that his […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Supt. Marcos, 18 cops in Espinosa slay arrested

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BAYBAY CITY, Leyte — The local court has ordered the arrest of the leaders and members of the raiding team who shot and killed Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. while inside in detention last year. Judge Carlos Arguelles of the Regional Trial Court Branch 14 here issued the warrants against Supt. Marvin Marcos, head of the […]

Posted: March 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Martial law talk anew

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President Duterte’s recent statements regarding his plans to shortcut the declaration of martial law was his way of courting controversy anew right after he justified the Marcos legacy by allowing the burial of the late strongman in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. And his latest announcement on martial law produced the expected flurry of adverse […]

Posted: December 28th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

CIDG-8 Chief Marvin Marcos is related to late former president Ferdinand Marcos

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Tacloban City — He got his mestizo looks from his paternal grandfather who was an American. But it was from his grandmother who gave him a more famous family name. Supt. Marvin Marcos, the controversial chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Eastern Visayas (CIDG-8), traced his roots to the family of former […]

Posted: December 11th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Duterte shaping up to be a dictator, say militants

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Sanlakas Cebu holds rally to mark Int’l Human Rights Day Two rally participants wore masks of late president Ferdinand Marcos and his wife Imelda as they marched together with over 200 people from Sto. Rosario Church going to Fuente Osmeña yesterday afternoon. The protester wearing Imelda’s face mask carried a bundle of green cloth, with […]

Posted: December 10th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Militant groups hold noise barrage vs Marcos burial

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MEMBERS of Cebu Citizens Assembly held a synchronized noise barrage in seven areas in Cebu yesterday noon to protest the burial of late president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The protesters gathered at Fuente Osmeña, SM City Cebu, the gates of University of the Philippines Cebu and University of Southern Philippines Foundation […]

Posted: December 6th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Robredo’s leave

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It was expected that Vice President Leni Robredo and President Rodrigo Duterte would head their separate political ways since, first and foremost, they belong to different parties and second, he prefers a different vice president other than his running mate, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano. That would be former senator Bongbong Marcos, whose family recently scored […]

Posted: December 6th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Who is a hero?

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Who is a hero? The notion and the question are as old as oral history. Greek mythology is rife with heroic gods and goddesses. The word “hero” is in fact derived from the Greek word “heros,” which means “demigod,” and the Latin word “servare,” which means “save, serve, protect.” The best answers are approximations. The […]

Posted: December 6th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Robredo: No to return to dictatorship

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Vice President Leni Robredo said yesterday that she will fearlessly stand guard against the return of any form of dictatorship in the country, even as she leaves the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte. “We will bravely keep watch and guard in order to prevent the return of a dictatorship which ended thousands of lives in […]

Posted: December 5th, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

On last Wednesday’s rallies

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Though size does matter when staging protests — the crowd, the area — it remains to be seen how effective last Wednesday’s protests against the Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani is, not only in terms of how the Duterte administration would react to it but also in reminding Filipinos of how the […]

Posted: December 2nd, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »