Malacañang website goes down, but only for ‘updating’

Zacarian Sarao 05/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines (Updated)— Malacañang’s official website, which also stored the Presidential Museum and Library that contained the historical records of the Martial Law regime under the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr., had suddenly gone down on Monday.…

We undid Marcos economy, let’s not go back

Jesus P. Estanislao, Jose L. Cuisia - @inquirerdotnet 02/12/2022

On Feb. 25, we shall be observing the 36th anniversary of our people power revolution. Those who are much younger to have been involved in the events at Edsa in 1986 have often asked: “what difference did…

Could this year’s Edsa celebration be the last?

Gil Yuzon 01/31/2022

I’m writing this piece early—one month before the next Edsa anniversary on Feb. 25—to give ample time for those who still understand and appreciate its significance in our nation’s life to take the opportunity to prepare for…

Ensure dictators have no place in free country, Robredo urges Filipinos

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 09/21/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday called on Filipinos to ensure that no dictator will be put in power in view of the 47th anniversary of the declaration of martial law. “Higit sa…

Ex-Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies

05/30/2017

Panama’s former dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega, who died in Panama City late Monday, was physically diminished after decades of imprisonment for crimes committed during his 1983-1989 rule. Noriega, 83, passed away in the Panama City public Santo…

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

Joey Gabieta, Vicky Arnaiz 12/11/2016

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…

Grim reaper country

Jason A. Baguia 12/09/2016

The Catechism of the Catholic Church and the 1987 Philippine Constitution are quite compatible in terms of their treatment of the question of capital punishment. The Charter, promulgated after Filipinos overthrew the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, held in…

On last Wednesday’s rallies

Editorial 12/02/2016

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…

Corruption: A Marcos ‘legacy’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña yesterday said the legacy that the administration of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos left, which is still present until now, is corruption. “The number one legacy of Marcos is corruption. That’s why we…

The dream of a benevolent dictator

Raymund Fernandez 11/29/2016

There is a reason why a superhero like Batman or Spiderman don’t run for president. They know: “With great power comes great responsibility.” And political offices like the presidency of any country, even ours, would simply not…

Forgive and forget

Ricky Poca 11/21/2016

The “secret” burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani pushed through last Friday in order to prevent it from being stopped by demonstrations and rallies. There are those who are professing…

SEND MARCOS BACK TO ILOCOS

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Morexette Erram, Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/19/2016

The furor over the “surprise” burial of strongman Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani is far from over. Youth, anti-Marcos groups and Martial Law survivors in Cebu yesterday vowed that Friday’s protests were not going…

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