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Postscript to Channel NewsAsia's Article on Imelda and the Ateneans

Channel NewsAsia says in its news piece: 

A leading Catholic university in the Philippines has apologised for inviting former first lady Imelda Marcos to speak after photos of her relishing the occasion caused a social media storm.

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The Nuclear Power Plant Fiasco

I am adding this post-script to my article on “The Marcoses and the Missing Filipino Millions” because a couple of the comments I have received question whether the Philippines has a nuclear power plant or not. 134 more words



San Francisco, California (The Adobo Chronicles) - Rewind to 1966. As part of their world tour, the Beatles held concerts in Manila, playing in sold-out performances before thousands and thousands of screaming and crying Filipino fans, many sporting their idols’ mop head hairstyle. 211 more words


Unrepentant Imelda still showing arrogance

There is just something in the Marcoses that is revolting and suspicious.

Perhaps having lived and experienced the dictatorial Marcos regime and how the despot and his wife Imelda behaved and functioned during those bedeviled years makes the feeling all the more distinct and graphic to be apprehensive again. 534 more words


Photos: Former Philippines' First Lady Imelda Marcos, Celebrates 85th Birthday By kissing Corpse Of Husband Who Died In 1989

The former first lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos celebrated her 85th birthday today by paying a solemn visit to the body of her husband. Mrs Marcos visited the crypt of former president Ferdinand Marcos in Ilocos Norte in the north of the country and even kissed the glass coffin where his body lays in a white jacket, ceremonial sash and polished medals. 113 more words

July 2 in history

626 In fear of assassination, Li Shimin ambushed and killed his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the Incident at Xuanwu Gate. 701 more words


Presidential guards and Iloilo reporters

“I do not care how brave a president is; I do not care how many medals he may wear. I do not care how well trained his guards may be. 551 more words

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