Quezon City was once designated the country’s capital by virtue of Republic Act No. 333 signed by President Elpidio Quirino on July 17, 1948. Manila was re-established as the capital of the Philippines in 1976 by virtue of Presidential Decree 940 issued by then President Ferdinand Marcos. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
By Germelina Lacorte
Jobless and widowed, Rowena, 44, continues to break into tears each time she recalls her ordeal during martial law.
By DJ Yap
Oliver Lozano is at it again. The former lawyer of the late authoritarian President Ferdinand Marcos beat everyone else in filing an impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III in connection with what the Supreme Court had described as unconstitutional practices in the government’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).
In February 1990, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile was charged with “rebellion complexed with murder” for his alleged participation in the deadliest military coup against President Corazon Aquino in December 1989.
By Carla P. Gomez
Collectively, they were called the “Negros Nine”—three missionary priests and six lay leaders who were wrongly accused of killing a municipal mayor and his companions in Negros Occidental province in the twilight of the Marcos dictatorship in the ’80s.