Ferdinand Marcos

Analyst says Duterte has growing dictatorial tendency; Palace says 'nonsense'

Palace says Duterte 'reverse of a dictator'<p>MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte has shown a "more pronounced" dictatorial tendency over his two years …

Asia

Wenceslao: Chiong case, again

THE internet has democratized and sped up the spread of both information and disinformation. It’s an anything goes world. Individuals or groups can …

Philippines

War on the poor vs. liberation theology

In 1971, a year before Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law in the Philippines, a theologian from South America, Gustavo Gutierrez, published the …

Theology

DID YOU KNOW: Nutrition month is observed every July

Nutrition Month is observed every July by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 491 signed on June 25, 1974 by President Ferdinand Marcos. The decree, …

Nutrition

Enrile lauds Duterte's foreign policy

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>MANILA -- Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on Sunday lauded President Rodrigo Duterte's foreign policy, …

Foreign Policy

Willie Nep bares why he won’t impersonate Duterte

Known for his intelligent and uproarious impersonations of prominent local personalities, the veteran stand-up comic and satirist Willie Nepomuceno …

Asia

Bongbong Marcos considering presidency

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 21)</b> — Another Marcos is eyeing the presidency.In an interview with The Financial Times, former Senator Ferdinand …

Human Rights

Top Philippines court rules against recovery of Marcos’ $1B loot

The Philippines' Supreme Court has rejected claims to recover about $1 billion from the estate of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Asia

Fil-Am activists resist ‘looming Duterte’s dictatorship'

The Malaya contingent during the Philippine Independence Day parade at Madison Square Park in New York City on June 3. JADE PALMA GIL<p>The …

Asia

Supreme Court junks ill-gotten wealth case vs Marcos, cronies

MANILA <b>(UPDATE)</b> - The Supreme Court has affirmed the dismissal of a civil suit seeking the recovery of billions of pesos allegedly plundered by the …

ABS-CBN

Ferdinand Marcos Jr eyes Philippine presidency | Financial Times

More than 30 years after the Marcos family fled Manila’s Malacañang palace on a US Air Force jet, Ferdinand Marcos Jr is laying the groundwork for …

Asia

Duterte's South China Sea Flip-Flops Will Put The Philippines In A Place It Doesn't Want To Be

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s flip-flops on the South China Sea disputes will end up ceding control of the country’s undersea resources to Beijing.<p>And it will get Manila in the middle of an open military confrontation between China and the U.S., trying to decide who’s the friend and who’s …

China

SC excludes Iloilo City in vote recount

The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, has granted the appeal of the camp of Vice President Leni Robredo to exclude …

Judiciary

DID YOU KNOW: Department of Agriculture established in 1974

The Department of Agriculture (DA) was established by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 461 signed on May 17, 1974, by then President Ferdinand …

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

Robredo assails move to abolish PCGG

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday expressed concern over the House of Representatives' passage of a bill abolishing the …

Human Rights

DID YOU KNOW: Safe Driving Day

Safe Driving Day is observed every second Monday of May by virtue of Proclamation No. 28 signed on April 23, 1966, by then President Ferdinand …

Manila

Final list of Marcos victims qualified for funds released

A body formed to process compensation claims by victims of human rights abuses during martial law released on Monday the final list of victims …

Human Rights

Ferdinand Marcos

Dictator of the Philippines<p>Ferdinand Marcos ruled the Philippines with an iron fist from 1966 to 1986.<p>Critics charged Marcos and his regime with …

Asia

Recount Begins in Election That Could Bring Marcos Family Back to Power

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of the late Philippine strongman, is challenging for the country’s vice presidency<p>Philippine officials on Monday began recounting ballots cast in a 2016 vice-presidential election, a move that the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos hopes could return his family to …

Liberal Party

Philippines starts vote recount in Marcos son's contest for vice presidency

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Monday began a manual recount of votes in a vice presidential election after the son and namesake of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos contested the outcome, while the incumbent assured supporters her win was not in doubt.<p>Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, son of late …

Asia

China's Tiangong-1 space station crash: How China lost control of its 'Heavenly Palace'

China’s out-of-control space station plummeted back to Earth on Monday, burning up in the atmosphere somewhere over the South Pacific Ocean.<p>Its final resting place and remains are still a mystery. The China Manned Space Engineering Office said that most of the 34ft-long, 11ft-wide space station's …

Space Exploration

Bongbong lauds Duterte's language in birthday greeting

MANILA - Former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. lauded President Rodrigo Duterte's "effective" way of communicating in his birthday greeting …

Asia

Duterte won't throw a party as he turns 73 - Go

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte will not be throwing a lavish party when he turns 73 on Wednesday, his top aide said.<p>Duterte will just be in his …

Asia

Philippines begins recount in Marcos son’s defeat in vice-presidential election after he accused rival of cheating

The Philippines on Monday began a manual recount of votes in a vice-presidential election after the son and namesake of former dictator Ferdinand …

Asia

Ferdinand Marcos' youngest sister laid to rest

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte - The remains of Fortuna Marcos-Barba, the fourth and youngest sibling of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, were laid to …

ABS-CBN

Meenakshi Shedde: The Shape of Water: political musical

Indian cinema has always had an ambiguous relationship with its song and dance: proud of it at home, but usually embarrassed about it abroad

Guillermo del Toro

Duterte asks Tarlaqueños to forget about political colors

President Duterte talks to the soldiers and Policemen during the groundbreaking of the Casa San Miguel Housing project for the AFP and PNP at Barngay …

Asia

DID YOU KNOW: 1,217 fires hit Metro Manila in 1st quarter of 2017

March was declared Fire Prevention Month by virtue of Proclamation No. 115-A signed in 1966 by then President Ferdinand Marcos.The post DID YOU KNOW: …

Manila

Philippine President Duterte says he's old, tired, out of ambition, and will step down by 2020

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday sought to dispel concerns he will cling to power and become a dictator, saying he wants to achieve his goal of introducing federalism so that he can finish his term early.<p>The former city mayor has long advocated federalism to …

Asia

Craigslist ads lead to arrest of Warren man on illegal meds, identity theft charges

When Madison Heights police busted a former medical resident who was offering prescription drugs through Craigslist, they got a surprise — along with …

Detroit