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‘Marcos was a model of the politician as thief’

The title of this piece comes from an article by the British investigative journalist, writer and documentary maker Nicholas Davies, titled “The $10-bn question: what happened to the Marcos millions?” It was published in the Guardian on May 7, 2016, two days before the national elections in which Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. emerged a close…

Ateneo, Miriam, UP unite in condemning sneaky burial of Marcos at Libingan

Thousands of students, faculty members and staff of the Ateneo de Manila University, Miriam College and University of the Philippines Diliman converge at Katipunan Avenue early evening of Nov. 18 to condemn the clandestine and hasty burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

Earning credibility

Ferdinand E. Marcos, the Philippine government’s Official Gazette’s social media post finally said in its third revision of the caption accompanying the late dictator’s Sept. 11 birthday photo, was “the longest serving President of the country for almost 21 years.” After receiving a deluge of criticism for what many netizens saw as an attempt at…