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PCGG strives to stay relevant

Andres Bautista, head of the Philippine Commission on Good Government, which is tasked to recover the alleged ill-gotten wealth of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, speaks in a news conference in Mandaluyong City on Feb. 12, 2014. Bautista, who took over the post four years ago, had to assume new roles on top of its original mandate: to clean up the agency’s tarnished image while ensuring that future generations remember the mistakes of the past.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

Editor’s Note: Starting Sept. 21, the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of martial law by President Ferdinand Marcos, we have been running a series of articles to remember one of the darkest chapters in Philippine history. The articles are necessarily commemorations and more so a celebration of and a thanksgiving for the courage of the […]

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Employees of PCGG to get maximum bonuses

Ferdinand Marcos  AP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Dream on: Marcoses out to return home to Malacañang


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.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

SC backs Sandigan in throwing out evidence vs Marcoses

The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Children didn’t help Marcos amass wealth, says lawyer

Ferdinand Marcos. AFP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »