The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez may not have known Frank Malabed in life but maybe his remains will. A Filipino mortician famous for putting the remains of dictator Ferdinand Marcos into a glass display case offered his services for Chavez, whom Venezuela wants embalmed “like Lenin.”
The expected demise of the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) will not be met with any sorrow by the almost 10,000 Filipino human-rights victims abused during Ferdinand E. Marcos’s martial rule, their lawyers said.
By Leila B. Salaverria
President Benigno Aquino III has vowed to fast-track the completion of the compensation process for victims of human rights abuses during the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship, his spokesperson said.
By Tarra V. Quismundo
The United States Embassy has warned its citizens in the Philippines of protest actions expected to be held by different groups in remembrance of the 40th anniversary of the Martial Law declaration.
By Carla P. Gomez
Who is Ma. Cecilia Flores-Oebanda that a US Department of State-attached agency has charged her with misusing its funds?
Singapore’s High Court has ruled that more than $23 million seized from the estate of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos rightfully belongs to a Philippine bank.
By Benjamin Pimentel
Lean Alejandro would have turned 52 this week. He was 27 when he died in September 1987.