By Jeannette I. Andrade
Employees of the Presidential Commission on Good Government are set to receive bonuses of up to P35,000 each this month after the PCGG emerged as the top performer last year among agencies under the Department of Justice.
Some dreams just never die. Imelda Marcos, the dictator’s widow who now represents Ilocos Norte province in Congress, offered a toast on her 85th birthday on Wednesday as she made plans for a triumphal return to Malacañang.
By Jerome Aning
The Supreme Court has approved a decision by the Sandiganbayan that disallowed the admission of more than 100 pieces of evidence presented by the government in the civil case against former first lady Imelda Marcos and several members of the Tantoco family.
The children of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos did not conspire or collaborate with their parents in the accumulation of P200-billion worth of ill-gotten wealth that the government is trying to recover, his son-in-law’s lawyer said on Wednesday.
By Cynthia D. Balana
The wife and daughter of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos are opposing the forfeiture in favor of the state of a collection of around 300 pieces of jewelry that had been left behind in Malacañang when the Marcoses fled during the 1986 People Power Revolution.