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Marcos Jr. trying to launder family name for presidential bid, say lawmakers

Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Militant lawmakers are warning against an attempt by the heirs of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos to clean the family name and boost the political stock of his senator-son who is plotting a return to Malacañang.   Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello and Bayan  Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate cited a misleading report in a  [...]

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

4 senators got P370M during Corona impeachment

Sen.Vicente Sotto III, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. FILE PHOTOS

The Department of Budget and Management released a total of P370 million from the Disbursement Acceleration Program to four senators—Jinggoy Estrada, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and Vicente Sotto III—in the middle of the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona in 2012.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Marcos notes slow turn-over of bunkhouses to homeless Leyte families


Jenylyn Macawili,19, and her three-month-old baby who has meningitis and a split palette, are among the hundreds still living in tents and makeshift houses in Tacloban City.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Marcos renews call for passage of alternative energy bill

Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr..  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Citing the unabated string of increases in fuel and energy prices, Senator Ferdinand “Bong-Bong” Marcos Jr. renewed his call on Thursday for the immediate passage of his bill that seeks to develop hydrogen as an alternative power source.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Marcos: I never funneled funds to fake NGOs

Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr..  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. admitted engaging the services of Catherine Mae “Maya” Santos, an alleged “pork conduit,” but strongly denied funneling millions of pesos to any fake nongovernment organization (NGOs).

Posted: October 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »