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Dingdong Dantes, Bam Aquino ‘salubungan’ stars

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Don’t be surprised if you see movie actor Dingdong Dantes moving around dressed as a military general, possibly even chomping a tobacco.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Problems faced by key players shouldn’t change spirit of Edsa

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CATHOLIC nuns and supporters of the people’s revolt greet a soldier aboard a  V-150 armored tank on Edsa in 1986. FILE PHOTO

The true spirit of the 1986 Edsa Revolution should not change despite the problems being faced by key personalities involved during the historic People Power, Malacanang said Saturday.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

The meaning of the 1986 EDSA uprising

Twenty seven years ago, People Power broke out in EDSA leading to the ouster of dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos and restoring a democratic government under President Cory Aquino.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Teaching the EDSA spirit a revolution by itself

HOW do students who were born when the 1986 People Power revolution celebrated its 15th anniversary learn about the crucial period of our nation’s history?

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

From dictatorship to democracy

When the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution removed a dictator, it was not only the physical Ferdinand Marcos that Filipinos sought to get rid of, it was also what he represented.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Where were you during the Edsa revolt?

“I just came back to Cebu. On that fateful day, we were home monitoring the developments in Manila via TV and radio. I recalled my late father saying ‘Why can’t they just not go, they have milked us anyway”. When the news came that Marcos was gone and people were streaming to Malacañang, I saw my father wiping his eyes. He shed tears of joy that finally the dawn of a new day has come. That was the first time I saw my father with tears in his eyes.” – Dr. Jocelyn Gerra, executive director of culture and heritage section of Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Santiago challenges Enrile to account for martial law role, wealth

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago now wants Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile to “answer for the crime of plunder” and explain his role in the disappearance of private individuals during martial law as a follow up challenge to their spat over the selective distribution of additional cash allotments for “maintenance” to a select group of senators.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Joker Arroyo: PCGG has outlived its purpose

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Senator Joker Arroyo. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Presidential Commission on Good Government has outlived its purpose and it’s about time the Department of Justice take over from where it would leave, Sen. Joker Arroyo said on Wednesday.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Governors vow to pursue unfinished business of Edsa

The country’s governors pledged on Saturday to work for genuine unity and peace, good governance, principled leadership and economic progress to complete the unfinished business of the 1986 Edsa Revolution.

Posted: February 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lighting up lives earns 2 high school teeners Edsa honors

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For lighting up lives in the country’s poorest villages through a solar lamp project, cited as embodying the spirit of people power, two teenagers were honored on Saturday during the 26th commemoration of the 1986 Edsa Revolution.

Posted: February 26th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

People Power “hijack”?

Filipinos  mark Sunday  the 26th  anniversary of toppling a dictator without bloodshed. That   flower-in-the-gun-barrel model is refracted in  Ghandi’s march to protest  the Salt Tax in 1930 to Czechslovakia’s  Velvet Revolution of 1988 and Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolt last year. People Power never offered a one-size-fits-all pattern. Uzbekistan’s brutal suppression of demonstrators showed that. So does [...]

Posted: February 25th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Binay formula: Marcos burial with full military honors in Ilocos

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BURIAL FOR A PRESIDENT. Philippines former first lady Imelda Marcos looks at the glass coffin of her late husband former president Ferdinand Marcos in Batac, Ilocos norte province north of Manila on March 26, 2010, prior to the start of her election campaign sortie in the province. Mrs. Marcos ran for Congress and won a seat in the May 10, 2010 elections. AFP FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay has recommended to President Benigno Aquino III the burial of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos’ remains in his native Ilocos Norte, with full military honors, the Philippine Daily Inquirer has learned. A Palace source, who asked not to be named, confirmed that Binay had made such a recommendation. Edwin Lacierda, the [...]

Posted: June 4th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Binay proposal win-win for Ilocanos

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By accounts, burying the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos in his home province is a win-win solution.

Posted: June 4th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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