President Ferdinand Marcos - updates

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From Marcos to Duterte: How Philippine presidents handled their health problems

Oct 09, 2018 - 10:15 AM

In 2006, Imee Marcos recalled the secrecy that shrouded the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos' deteriorating health – to douse doubts about his ability to govern

FEU takes a stand, holds classes on Martial Law anniversary

Sep 21, 2017 - 5:50 PM

(UPDATED) Though not covered by the President's order to public schools not to hold classes, FEU declares it is holding classes. 'To safeguard our rights and freedoms, today we have to take a stand', FEU President Michael Alba says.

Military briefs Robredo on security challenges confronting PH

Apr 18, 2017 - 5:11 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana assures the Vice President the defense establishment and the military are loyal to the Constitution and duly constituted authorities

NO. 2. Vice President Leni Robredo was briefed on the capabilities and accomplishments of the Philippine military. File photo

2016: The year the Marcoses had it so good

Dec 14, 2016 - 9:41 PM

How the Marcos family has come full circle 3 decades after being ousted from Malacañang

New textbooks to include SC ruling on Marcos burial – DepEd

Nov 15, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The textbooks however will not dictate on school children whether Marcos is a hero the education department says Let s give them facts [so they] can make a judgment

A Martial Law victim's story of healing

Sep 21, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Hilda Narciso was among the female detainees repeatedly raped while in detention She recalls how she moved forward from the nightmare that was Martial Law

HEALER. Martial Law victim turned healer Hilda Narciso narrates how she moved on after sexual abuse under the dictatorship.

Rename cemetery to Libingan ng mga Bayani at mga Dating Pangulo – lawmaker

Aug 25, 2016 - 11:44 AM

UPDATED Kabayan Representative Harry Roque says renaming the Libingan ng mga Bayani may breach the divide among Filipinos over the planned hero s burial for Ferdinand Marcos

RENAME THE CEMETERY. A lawmaker wants to rename the Libingan ng mga Bayani in relation to the plan to bury former President Ferdinand Marcos there. Graphic by Nina Martinez/Rappler

Marcos, Cayetano, Trillanes for VP? NP to declare 'free zone'

Aug 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM

There are no definite offers from Liberal Party standard bearer Manuel Roxas II according to Senator Cynthia Villar

NACIONALISTA SENATORS. Senators Alan Cayetano, Antonio Trillanes IV, and Ferdinand Marcos Jr

Unique fun run to relive Martial law period

Aug 16, 2015 - 6:20 PM

The Great LEAN run will feature obstacles reminiscent of dictatorial rule such as barbed wire water cannons anti riot police and arbitrary arrests

Aquino: 2nd term open to abuse of power

Sep 17, 2014 - 8:08 AM

Weighing the pros and cons of a second term for him President Aquino says a president staying on is possible even if it is banned by the Constitution – if the vast majority really wants it

HIS 'BOSSES.' President Benigno Aquino III greets Filipino community during wreath-laying ceremonies at the Rizal monument in Madrid, Spain on September 14, 2014. Photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Court junks Disini graft case

Jun 21, 2013 - 6:51 PM

The Sandiganbayan cites lack of jurisdiction over the case since Disini and his co accused are private citizens The case can bere filed in a regional trial court