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Sa kabataang di kilala si Marcos at di alam ang ginawa niya

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Hindi ninyo siguro maintindihan kung bakit kailangang ipagdiwang ito taun-taon. Baka nga sawa na kayo siguro sa EDSA, sa taun-taong anibersaryo ng People Power, sa paggunita sa mga nangyari noong 1986, noong pinatalsik ng mga Pilipino ang diktador.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Philippines acquires new batch of Marcos jewelry

Former first lady Imelda Marcos  FILE PHOTO

The chief of the Philippine agency recovering the alleged ill-gotten wealth of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family says a court decision ordering Marcos’ widow to relinquish more than $100,000 in jewelry is a victory for Filipinos and shows that crime does not pay.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PNB gets Marcos loot in Singapore

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Ferdinand Marcos. AP FILE PHOTO

The decision of Singapore’s top court to recognize the right of the Philippine National Bank (PNB) to hold in trust the $23 million seized from the estate of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos does not jeopardize the legal position of the Philippine government, Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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The ‘porking’ empire strikes back

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Former senator Francisco Tatad

The folks who brought us the hellish nightmare of martial law 41 years ago are back in the news.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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They remember the Marcos tyranny for their children

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Ramon and Ester Isberto celebrate daughter Mai's second birthday at the Bicutan detention center. Photo courtesy of the Isberto Family

As we mark another anniversary of Martial Law, one point is worth noting: So many stories from that period have yet to be told.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Why Ninoy still matters 30 years after he was murdered by the Marcos dictatorship

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Senator Benigno 'Ninoy'  Aquino, Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO.

I was 14 when I first saw Ninoy Aquino in action.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

PCGG: Gov’t, not Marcos victims, owns Monet painting

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STOLEN, SOLD  Claude Monet’s “L’ Eglise de Vetheuil,” shown here in a photo supplied by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York, was sold for $32 million by former Imelda Marcos’ social secretary, Vilma Bautista. The buyer said he bought the stolen artwork “in good faith” and has agreed to a $10-million settlement with the counsel of martial law victims. Photo taken from PCGG website, pccg.gov.ph

The Philippine government continues to assert its legal claim to a valuable Claude Monet painting that was the subject of a $10-million settlement between the lawyers of the Marcos rights abuse victims and the buyer of the painting, which is believed to be part of the ill-gotten assets of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Marcos rights victims to get additional $1K

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STOLEN, SOLD  Claude Monet’s “L’ Eglise de Vetheuil,” shown here in a photo supplied by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York, was sold for $32 million by former Imelda Marcos’ social secretary, Vilma Bautista. The buyer said he bought the stolen artwork “in good faith” and has agreed to a $10-million settlement with the counsel of martial law victims. Photo taken from PCGG website, pccg.gov.ph

Some 7,000 victims of human rights abuses during the Marcos regime may get another $1,000 in compensation from the $10-million settlement agreed on between lawyers of the class suit against the Marcoses and the buyer of a valuable Monet painting believed to be part of the ill-gotten Marcos art collection.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No Limitation

Adding insult to injury: UP College named after Marcos’ Prime Minister

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In the 1986 Guinness Book of Records, Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos is the biggest thief in history.

Posted: June 30th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

PCGG to testify in art theft case vs Imelda Marcos’ ex-aide in New York

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andres-bautista

The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) will testify in the art theft and tax fraud case brought against former first lady Imelda Marcos’ former social secretary and confidante in New York.

Posted: June 3rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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