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EX-NBI chief’s assets up for auction

Andres Bautista, chairman of the Presidential Commission on Good Government, which is tasked with recovering the alleged ill-gotten wealth of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family, shows a catalog of a seized jewelry collection belonging to the Marcoses at a news conference. AP FILE PHOTO

The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) said at least 14 parties have shown interest to bid for the forfeited properties of Marcos-era National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) director Jolly Bugarin.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

16,000 rights victims urged to file claims: Deadline is Nov. 10

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A PAGE FROM MARTIAL LAW HISTORY. The dictatorship was practically on its last legs when the usual suspects in the Marcos opposition led yet another protest march on Oct. 7, 1984. In a little over a year, People Power on Edsa would stun the world. From right: Etta Rosales, Lily de las Alas-Padilla, Cory Aquino, Wigberto Tañada, Lorenzo Tañada, Ramon Pedrosa, Ambrosio Padilla and—can you please name these two unidentified braves at the extreme left. They marched from Santo Domingo Church on Quezon Blvd Extension in Quezon City to Welcome Rotonda, on the boundary with Manila, where a reception party of riot cops dispersed them. INQUIRER PHOTO

Tell your stories and claim your rights, an official of the Human Rights Victims Claims Board (HRVCB) on Friday urged victims of martial law, as the Nov. 10 deadline for the filing of claims approaches.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

What went before: The Rise and Fall of Enrile

Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile is being led to the PNP hospital inside Camp Crame. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Retired SC justice Lorenzo Relova; 98

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Retired Supreme Court Justice Lorenzo Relova, who sat on the bench in the last years of the Marcos regime, died Thursday at the age of 98.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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

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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 »

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