The cry of press freedom

Kay Rivera - @inquirerdotnet 09/20/2021

Many have already written about Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos, a piece of historical whitewashing in the guise of banal conversation. Prominent figures have come to the defense of Gonzaga’s freedom to interview whoever she wants…

PDP-Laban willing to accept Bongbong Marcos

Daniza Fernandez 08/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) on Friday said it is willing to have former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. as a new party member. PDP-Laban acting Secretary General Melvin Matibag,…

What’s up in Bongbong-Leni VP tiff?

Artemio V. Panganiban - @inquirerdotnet 11/22/2020

After learning of the outright denial of the motions to inhibit Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen (taken up in this space last Sunday), many asked, “To complete the story, what is the status of the election protest filed…

BREAKING: Bongbong Marcos tests positive for COVID-19

Daphne Galvez 03/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has been tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), his lawyer confirmed Tuesday. His spokesman, Atty. Victor Rodriguez, said that Marcos’ condition is improving. His test results were released by the…

EDSA @ 34: A call to remember, continue to defend democracy

Rosalie Abatayo 02/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “The authority in power is great but the oppressed mass is greater.” For Ma. Jardisha Marcellana, a human resource professional based in Cebu, this statement sums up the People Power 1 or the…

Marcos lawyer reminds Robredo camp: Caguioa’s draft decision was junked

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 10/19/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The lawyer of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos on Friday reminded the camp of Vice President Leni Robredo that the Supreme Court had junked the draft ruling of Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa on the…

Duterte to step down if Bongbong Marcos, Chiz Escudero would replace him

Inquirer 08/15/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte will only step down as the top leader of the country if the likes of former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. or Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero would be his successor. “I think deep in…

Martial law talk anew

Editorial 12/28/2016

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…

‘Uphill battle’ against Marcos burial

Carmel Loise Matus 08/29/2016

While militant and civil society groups held yet another rally to protest the burial of the late president Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani, two Cebu-based martial law era activists believe the Supreme Court may…

Leni needs more than 10 days to respond

07/11/2016

Defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is making it hard for the legal team of Vice President Leni Robredo to answer his election fraud allegations after the former senator filed the “longest election protest ever”…

Groups refute Marcos claim of cheating in Cebu

Carmel Loise Matus 07/03/2016

GROUPS opposed to vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said last week that his claims of “irregularities” in the May 9 automated elections are a “figment of his imagination.” Noel Tabasa, the spokesperson of the Anti-Bongbong…

VP Robredo no longer expects Cabinet post

07/03/2016

Leni rides bus to Naga for inauguration party VICE President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo is no longer expecting any Cabinet position under the Duterte administration. “Hindi na siguro. Ako naman, nakakasa na na hindi ako bibigyan. Handa…

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