Marcoses prepare b-day bash for late president

Inquirer.net 09/08/2017

An opposition lawmaker and a vocal critic of the Marcoses called the plan of the family to throw a birthday bash for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani “shameless.” In a statement,…

‘Be and be better’

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 08/20/2017

Thirty four years ago today, excitement filled the air. Some people, including those who dreaded his return, knew he was coming. After all, he, Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., was the most popular opposition figure and the…

The nation’s dilemma

Radel Paredes 02/25/2017

The arrest of Senator Leila de Lima timed exactly during the rather lukewarm commemoration of the 1986 Edsa Revolution last February 24 made some us wonder whether we are just about to repeat that moment of history,…

Veering away from Edsa

Editorial 02/24/2017

This year’s observance of the 1986 People Power Revolution in Edsa is unlike anything in the past decade or so when past presidents, especially the latest, professed a commitment to the ideals and aspirations set by the…

Edsa at 31: Rape and vengeance

Jason A. Baguia 02/24/2017

Ferdinand Marcos — dictator; architect of the theft of between US$5 to $10 billion in public money and of the torture of 35,000; incarceration of 70,000; and killing of 3,257 people — was overthrown in a bloodless…

Oblation Run pushes through outside of UP Cebu campus despite setback

Morexette Erram 12/15/2016

For the first time in the history of the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu), this year’s Oblation Run was staged along Gorordo Avenue after UP Cebu Chancellor Liza Corro disapproved the holding of the annual event…

Repudiation

Editorial 12/09/2016

Today’s observance of Human Rights Day gains a certain significance in this country for this year especially under this administration, which drew criticism for its relentless, take-no-prisoners war on illegal drugs and its support for the burial…

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…

SHOW OF FORCE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2016

The crowd of just over a thousand Cebuano protesters may not be as big as those in Metro Manila, but the message was the same: Marcos is not a hero and has no place in the Libingan…

Marcos burial at the LNMB a revision of history

John Carlo Villaruel 11/30/2016

THIS is a revision of history. When a dictator who was ousted by People Power will be buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani, we are made a laughing stock in the entire world. Only in the…

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…

19 ‘real heroes’ enshrined at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani

11/30/2016

Nineteen patriots, among them the late Inquirer editor-in-chief Letty Jimenez Magsanoc, were memorialized at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani’s Wall of Remembrance late Wednesday afternoon. The 19 were hailed as the nation’s “real heroes” for resisting repression…

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