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Philippines: President-Elect Duterte promises a "Hero's Burial" For Former Dictator Marcos


Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos will finally be allowed a hero’s burial, the nation’s controversial incoming president said Monday, in what would be a huge win for the late strongman’s family as it pursues a return to power. 942 more words

Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. Speaks in Support of President Elect Rody Duterte in The Philippine Senate

By Rosette Adel (philstar.com) | Updated May 23, 2016 – 5:19pm

Vice presidential candidate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is asking for an early proclamation of presumptive president Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte. 740 more words

Philippine Lawmakers Condemn Violence and deaths at Kidapawan, But scrap plan to hold hearings -- Sweeping the dead under the rug?

(The Philippine Star) | Updated April 6, 2016 – 12:00am


Students stage a rally on the steps of Palma Hall at the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman, Quezon City yesterday to condemn the government’s neglect and violent dispersal of farmers in Kidapawan, North Cotabato. 1,086 more words

Philippine Senate To Hold Hearings on Kidapawan Deaths During Farmer Protest

By Rosette Adel (philstar.com) | Updated April 5, 2016 – 11:11am

Philippine National Police clear the highway off of blood and debris following a violent protest along a national highway in Kidapawan city Friday April 1, 2016. 553 more words

Will the Bangladesh Money Hack Case in Manila be Handled with Seriousness by the Philippine Senate?

Will the Bangladesh Money Hack Case in Manila

Be Handled with Seriousness by the Philippine Senate?

By Apolinario Villalobos

The timely exposition on the hacking of the Bangladesh Central Bank has immensely benefited the senators who are seeking reelection…they who are conducting the investigation “in aid of legislation” in front of the TV cameras.  581 more words

Apolinario Villalobos

Philippine Senate Approves 1,500 Percent Increase In Balikbayan Box Tax Exemption

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles) – We asked Siri what 1,500% of P10,000 was, and her answer was P150,000. And that’s exactly what the Philippine Senate wants in terms in an increase in the tax-exemption for  258 more words