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PhilippinesDon't cheat in your exam, President Aquino on Monday advised orphans who were treated to an afternoon of entertainment in Malacanang as part of government celebrations marking the 27th anniversary of Edsa I. Kalayaan Hall opened its
27-year after the so-called ‘People Power’ revolution that ended the late Pres. Ferdinand Marcos’ reign, the human rights victims will finally be compensated with money amounting to ten billion pesos (P10 Billon).
Philippines (AP) Philippine lawmakers are preparing to approve $246 million in compensation for thousands of people who were persecuted decades ago under dictator Ferdinand Marcos. It will be the first time the government officially recognizes the
His wife Imelda, infamous for her collection of jewelry and shoes, is currently a member of the lower chamber of Congress while his son is a senator. In 1997, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court awarded over $600 million in funds, considered to be
UDD leader Thida Thawornset led the group of 300 to make the donation of treadmills, stationary cycles and other exercise equipment. They also read a statement on their proposal to draft an amnesty decree comprising four articles to release those who
Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as part of its plan to conquer Southeast Asian territories; the raid, which claimed some 2,400 American lives, prompted the United States to declare war against Japan the next day. On this date: In 1787, Delaware
More than 140 paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh and other masters which were bought with stolen funds by former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos remain missing, the government said Tuesday. Marcos distributed his priceless collection of at least
Alex Esclamado, who started the newspaper the Philippine News in San Francisco 51 years ago and whose vocal opposition to the Marcos government almost led to his financial ruin, died of pneumonia Nov. 4 after a 10-year battle with Parkinson's disease.
It was a good sign to see people gathering and protesting against Dictators in places like Libya and Egypt. Like a spring, there was hope and freshness to it. It was a trickle but turned into a dam with the world waiting and watching to see how
The 83-year-old widow of late Philippine leader Ferdinand Marcos will seek a second term as Congresswoman, an aide said on Monday, as the family seeks to extend a remarkable political comeback. Imelda Marcos plans to file her candidacy this week for