By Maila Ager
MANILA, Philippines – Due to conflicting estimates on the value of the “coco levy fund,” Senator Ralph Recto on Monday called for an audit of the multibillion-peso fund, which grew out of the levy on copra sales during the Marcos regime. “There are lots of numbers being bandied about. One estimate, reportedly from the Asset Privatization Trust, […]
President Ferdinand Marcos imposed a levy on the produce of coconut farmers between 1972 and 1982, supposedly to develop the coconut industry.
By Maila Ager
It is high time to put an end to the decades-old feud between the Aquino and Marcos families, Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said on Thursday.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Victims of human rights violations during the Martial Law regime have until Monday midnight to file their papers for recognition and reparation as the Human Rights Victims Claims Board ends the six-month filing period for claims.
This is a list of art pieces believed to have been purchased by former first lady Imelda Marcos during the martial law years. The list of paintings, many of them by European masters and worth millions of dollars each, was attached to a petition for writ of execution and turnover filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by the lawyers of the victims of human rights violations during the Marcos dictatorship. The victims are claimants in a case versus the Marcos estate, and who have won a judgment in 1995 and been awarded $2 billion in damages.