By TJ Burgonio
MANILA, Philippines—It’s about time a trust fund was created out of the levies imposed on coconut farmers to enable them to develop the industry into an economic driver, Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV said in a bill he filed in the Senate. As coconut farmers marching from Davao City reached the capital last […]
By Frances Mangosing
President Benigno Aquino III on Monday took a swipe at the Marcos administration, saying that the late dictator used the military during martial law for his own gain.
By Marlon Ramos
No jail time for Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile—at least none for now.Philippine Daily Inquirer
By Jerome Aning
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.
By Julie M. Aurelio
JESUS Tanchanco Sr., the first administrator of the National Food Authority, died on Monday afternoon. He was 83. Tanchanco founded the NFA during the Marcos regime and served as its administrator from 1972 to 1986. In a statement, the NFA said its former administrator succumbed to cardiac arrest on April 14 at the […]