Pro-Duterte holds rally to support decision on Marcos’ burial at LNMB

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/30/2016

About a thousand men on board their motorcycles arrive at Plaza Independencia to express support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to bury the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani (LNMB). Lawyer Ervin Estandarte…

Marcos burial opens old wounds and fresh debates on ‘moving on’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/18/2016

A well of emotions ranging from surprise to relief, anger to apathy, disgust to delight, frustration to indignation met the stealthy hero’s burial held for Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) on Friday. Social…

A final insult

Editorial 11/18/2016

Even in death, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos or specifically his family and their political allies pulled a fast one over the Filipino people by managing to hold his burial behind closed gates and away from the…

The Marcoses should not gloat

Jobers R. Bersales 11/16/2016

The recent decision of the majority in the Supreme Court to allow the burial of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani is without doubt a most unfortunate turn of events. But it was…

‘Libingan ng mga Basura is perfect place for Marcos’

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/14/2016

Tom O to join rally to bury late dictator’s effigy at Inayawan landfill today About 1,000 protesters including Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, are expected to join today’s burial of the coffin containing an effigy of the…

‘Bury Marcos at the Inayawan Landfill’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/13/2016

Bury former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Inayawan Sanitary Landfill in Cebu City? It is an outrageous proposal but it succinctly expresses exactly how the anti-Marcos groups feel about the burial of the ousted strongman at the…

OLD WOUNDS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jhunnex Napallacan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/08/2016

Supreme Court decision triggers waves of anger, dissent The hammer has fallen on the decades-old issue of whether or not Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be buried a hero at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). In…

Two sides of Marcos burial issue

Rina Jimenez-David 11/08/2016

The Supreme Court issues today its ruling on the question of whether the remains of former president and dictator Ferdinand Marcos deserves burial in the Libingan ng mga Bayani, the resting place of heroes. There are those…

Kids enjoy Halloween treats

Doris C. Bongcac 10/26/2016

Mythical creatures, witches and super heroes gathered at a mall in Mandaue City on October 22 for a pre-Halloween treat called the McDonald’s Grand Halloween Fun Day. For a fee of P200, hundreds of kids and their…

SC extends Status Quo Ante on Marcos burial

Morexette Erram 10/18/2016

Students in Cebu gathered at the University of the Philippines – Cebu Oblation Square reiterating their call to the Supreme Court to stop the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The…

Never forget

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/30/2016

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten,” wrote the English journalist and The Jungle Book author, Rudyard Kipling. Kipling’s words were swimming in my brain as I temporarily resigned from…

Be a hero (but sans cape)

Rina Jimenez-David 09/09/2016

One of my favorite parts of the movie “The Incredibles” (Pixar/Walt Disney 2004) features costume designer Edna Mode (roughly modeled, it is said, on Hollywood’s Edith Head) explaining to Mr. Incredible why she refuses to design a…

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