The Marcos maneuver

Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 06/23/2021

Senate President Vicente Sotto III and colleague Sen. Panfilo Lacson Jr. have been playing coy about forming a tandem for the presidency and veephood, and within weeks Sotto has started becoming more independent. After the will-they or…

Senate bill seeks annual psychiatric, drug tests for cops

Maila Ager 01/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Police officers  would  be required  to undergo annual psychiatric, psychological,  drug and physical tests  once a measure filed  by Senator Imee Marcos becomes a law. The amended  Republic Act No. 6975 or the “Department…

Senate bill to boost work from home scheme

Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net 06/28/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Imee Marcos has filed a bill seeking to make alternative working arrangements mandatory. Under Senate Bill No. 1448, a mandatory work-from-home arrangement would be offered to employees “whose physical presence in the workplace…

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…

Imee’s ‘Princeton graduate’ claim is false — The Daily Princetonian

INQUIRER.net US Bureau 03/01/2019

PRINCETON, New Jersey – An independent student newspaper at Princeton University reports that “a Filipino governor has stirred up controversy recently after falsely claiming that she graduated from the University,” referring to current Philippine senatorial candidate Imee…

Marcos bares traffic solutions for Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/28/2018

DEVELOPING maritime highways and the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) as soon as possible are the top solutions that Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos recommend to ease the traffic congestion in Cebu. Marcos, who described Cebu’s traffic as…

Grace Poe leads Senate poll; Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos in top 12

Inquirer 09/23/2018

If the senatorial elections were held in the first week of September, Sen. Grace Poe would have topped the race, a nationwide survey conducted by Pulse Asia showed. Of the 66 names included in the survey, held…

Imee Marcos: Move on from ‘martial law’ past

Zena V. Magto and Nestle L. Semilla Zena V. Magto and Nestle L. Semilla 08/21/2018

Why don’t you move on?” This was Ilocos Norte Gov. Maria Imelda Josefa “Imee” Marcos’ question to Filipinos, who continued to criticize her family. Governor Marcos asked this question to Filipinos on the day when they commemorated…

Imee Marcos: Move on from the past

Zena V. Magto 08/21/2018

CEBU CITY– Why don’t you move on? Ilocos Norte Governor Maria Imelda Josefa “Imee” Marcos, daughter of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, posed this question to Filipinos who continued to criticize her family. She told a news…

Imee Marcos pushes for federalism

Inquirer.net 08/11/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos found the responses to a controversial video on federalism to be an overkill. “We really need to push (campaign for) federalism because the awareness and interest are so low,”…

Imee Marcos grateful for Senate race endorsement

Inquirer.net 07/28/2018

Tagbilaran City, Bohol — Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos expressed her gratitude to Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio for including her in the list of senatorial candidates that will be endorsed by regional political party Hugpong Ng…

Ilocos Gov. Imee Marcos gives take on federalism in Mandaue stop of Cebu visit

Norman V. Mendoza 02/23/2018

“We should make sure that federalism can bring progress and development especially in Mindanao and the Cordilleras and not chaos.” Ilocos Gov. Maria Imelda Josefa “Imee” R. Marcos gave this advice when asked about his take on…

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