Monthly Archives: July 2016

How Marcos Planned Martial Llaw

Source: The violence that marked then President Ferdinand Marcos’ State of the Nation Address at the Legislative Building on Jan. 26, 1970, put in motion a series of events that would eventually lead to the declaration of martial law in September 1972. Looking back on those events with hindsight and primary-source materials makes for […]

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Imelda Marcos fails to respond to corruption claims at Sandigan

Source:   Despite extensions, Imelda Marcos fails to submit her opposition to the government’s petition requesting forfeiture of multimillion-dollar artworks   MANILA, Philippines – The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) and the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) asked the Sandiganbayan to forfeit the Marcos family’s 3 artwork collections, which were allegedly bought […]

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