‘Filipinos lack hard core commitment to democracy’

Jeanette Malinao 02/26/2014

(2nd of two parts) John Osmeña said he was tasked to secure the other opposition leaders. “I was asked to seek shelter for Nene Pimentel, Monching Mitra and Neptali Gonzales. And this was still Martial Law, it…

1986 People Power: A global inspiration; forgotten at home

Peter L. Romanillos 02/26/2014

An American national expressed his disappointment over the number of people who joined yesterday’s ceremonies for the 28th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution despite its historical importance. James Rhodes, who hails from Virginia, USA, said…

Cebu rites symbolic of Filipino struggle

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/26/2014

For the first time in 28 years, Cebu took the center stage of the anniversary of the People Power uprising in Metro Manila’s main thoroughfare Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (Edsa). Asked in a press conference after the…

‘People Power is no longer about Edsa’

Carine M. Asutilla, Inquirer, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Peter L. Romanillos 02/26/2014

President Aquino yesterday said the commemoration of the People Power revolution is no longer just about Edsa. “Narito po ako ngayon dahil higit pa sa pagbaklas ng diktadurya ang diwa ng petsang ito. Lagpas pa sa pagtitipon…

P-Noy thanks Cebu for sheltering Cory, Kris

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/26/2014

It was a walk down memory lane. Around 3,000 civilians wearing yellow shirts as well as 800 military personnel and policemen marched towards the Cebu provincial capitol to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the People Power Revolution…

President Aquino leads Edsa celebration in Cebu

Chito O. Aragon, Marian Z. Codilla 02/25/2014

At least 35,000 Cebuanos joined the celebration of the 28th anniversary of the first Edsa People Power revolution held for the first time in Cebu where Pres. Benigno Aquino’s mother, former president Corazon Aquino took refuge during…

Cebu City Hall employees told to attend EDSA commemoration event

Doris C. Bongcac, Marian Z. Codilla 02/24/2014

“Wear yellow and be at Fuente Osmena by 6 a.m.” Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama gave this instruction to Cebu City Hall’s close to 5,000 employees whom he asked to join the re-enactment of the “Salubongan”, the…

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