Ferdinand Marcos

Type: Person
Name: Ferdinand Marcos (Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos)
Title: Former President (deceased)
Organization: Philippines
Date of Birth: 11/09/1917-28/09/1989
Place of Birth: Sarrat, Ilocos North
Nationality: Philippines
Fact Sheet: Biography for Ferdinand Marcos
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Filing of claims deadline extension sought

A PARTY-LIST lawmaker has called on Congress to immediately approve a resolution seeking to extend the deadline for filing of claims for victims of human rights during the Marcos regime to accommodate more applications, especially from remote areas.Under ... [Published Sun Star Network - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Life under Marcos: A fact-check

Was the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos the Philippines' greatest president ever, as his supporters claim? Separating fact from fiction, here was life under the Marcos regime. ... [Published ABS-CBN News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

A case of ‘KKK’ or ‘kanya-kanyang karma’

Be very still. Understand your oneness with the One Power in the universe. Understand that this One Power is God.Understand you’ve never ever been separated from It. Only through our minds have we seemed separated. It is also through our minds that we ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

INFOGRAPHIC: Marcos’ loot by numbers

Of the $5 billion to $10 billion that the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos supposedly acquired illegally, either through secret accounts, his relatives, and his cronies ... [Published GMA News Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

IN PHOTOS: Martial Law victims' hopes for redress, remembrance

Claimants for compensation under the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Law are hoping that their claims are honored – and that the atrocities under Martial Law will never be forgottenLINING UP. Human rights compensation applicant Leticia ... [Published Rappler - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Manila preserves memories of martial law abuses

MANILA: The government is determined to ensure that the Filipino people would not forget the atrocities and abuses committed during the strongman rule of the late president Ferdinand Marcos and correct historical distortions that he was a “benevolent ... [Published The Gulf Today - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

‘San Juanico Bridge,’ other tortures detailed

In its 1977 annual report, Amnesty International (AI) quoted an open letter from Herrera’s lawyer to government officials dated May 1977, which described in vivid details the torment she went through in the hands of the regime’s interrogators.“The electric ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Remembering Martial Law

ON Sept. 21, 1972, — 42 years ago — President Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law in the Philippines to suppress increasing civil strife and the threat of communist takeover following a series of bombings in Manila.“My countrymen, as of the twenty-first ... [Published Asian Journal - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Marcos and his 'temple of doom'

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5(Veteran journalist Joel C. Paredes wrote this piece to mark the 42nd anniversary of the declaration of martial law. Mr. Paredes was chief of reporters at Ang Pahayagang Malaya, the trailblazer in the Marcos-era ... [Published Interaksyon - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Cabaero: Sept. 21 on social media

THOSE not familiar with martial law and the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos do not have to go far to learn about this dark period in Philippine history.The millennial or those who became adults at the turn of the century and those born from year 2000 ... [Published Sun Star Network - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

‘Speak, Memory’

Viewpoint By Juan L. Mercado | Philippine Daily Inquirer“Awakening of consciousness is a series of spaced splashes … until bright blocks of perception are formed … affording memory a slippery hold,” novelist Vladimir Nabokov wrote in his book “Speak, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Red flags up on emergency powers

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is all for its immediate grant while Senators Franklin Drilon and Serge Osmeña are counseling for a more cautious approach.  These are two different approaches to the request by President Aquino for emergency powers to ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 19 2014]

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"for me, it's not anything new (about mom's statement). she's always been supportive instead and very optimistic" Marcos said

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Filing of claims deadline extension sought [Published Sun Star Network - 4 hours ago]
Lawmakers want application period for Martial L... [Published GMA News Online - 4 hours ago]
Storm Fung-Wong wreaks havoc in Philippines, 5 die [Published Oman Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Life under Marcos: A fact-check [Published ABS-CBN News - 8 hours ago]
Lest we forget martial law [Published Rappler - 8 hours ago]
A case of ‘KKK’ or ‘kanya-kanyang karma’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 8 hours ago]
5 highlights from Aquino's European tour [Published Rappler - 10 hours ago]
INFOGRAPHIC: Marcos’ loot by numbers [Published GMA News Online - 10 hours ago]
IN PHOTOS: Martial Law victims' hopes for redre... [Published Rappler - 10 hours ago]
Women Martial Law survivors to girls today: Und... [Published Rappler - 11 hours ago]
INFOGRAPHIC: The hunt for the Marcos ill-gotten... [Published GMA News Online - 12 hours ago]
1,772-km coco levy protest march starts Sunday [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 13 hours ago]
Aquino to deliver four speeches in three days w... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 13 hours ago]
Manila preserves memories of martial law abuses [Published The Gulf Today - 14 hours ago]
Storm leaves 5 dead in Philippines [Published The Gulf Today - 14 hours ago]
‘San Juanico Bridge,’ other tortures detailed [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 14 hours ago]
Where was Bongbong Marcos when martial law was ... [Published GMA News Online - 17 hours ago]
Martial law victims in NorMin to hold protest t... [Published Sun Star Network - 19 hours ago]
Remembering Martial Law [Published Asian Journal - 19 hours ago]
The two faces of authoritarianism [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 19 hours ago]
‘Celebrate freedom from dictatorship’ [Published Philippine Star - 20 hours ago]
Marcos and his 'temple of doom' [Published Interaksyon - 21 hours ago]
Cabaero: Sept. 21 on social media [Published Sun Star Network - 22 hours ago]
Tell it to Sunstar: Forget about Cha-cha [Published Sun Star Network - 22 hours ago]
On eve of martial law anniversary, VP Binay war... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 20 2014]
Martial law “victims” start process for claims [Published Philippine Star - Sep 19 2014]
Gov’t moves to preserve memories of martial law... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 19 2014]
‘Speak, Memory’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 19 2014]
Red flags up on emergency powers [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 19 2014]
They’re just waiting for us to forget [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 19 2014]
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At continent’s edge, a rail epic concludes, pur... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 18 2014]
Earlier this month, I moved cross-country using Amtrak. This is part four of the story. Part one is here , part two is here , and part three is here . Things I have learned while riding on Amtrak: That if your old buddy Ferdinand Marcos invites ...
AUDIO: Disco musical tells Imelda Marcos story [Published BBC News Video - Entertainment and Arts - Sep 18 2014]
The story of Imelda Marcos, widow of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is being made into a musical at the National Theatre. ...
EUSSR Economic Suicide. [Published London Irvine Report - Sep 03 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 1149  -02    LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. I feel sure that coups d'état would go much better if there were seats, boxes, and stalls so that one could ...
No el scenario part of self-coup plan by Palace... [Published New Philippine Revolution - Aug 24 2014]
Edwin Lacierda's slip of the tongue was deliberate. Some sources say, it was a deliberate move meant to see the reaction of the public if such an idea is acceptable or not.Some palace insiders are consulting with several groups, making some temperature ...
Politics in the Philippines: My bosses, my muse [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 21 2014]
IN A body politic still scarred by the two-decade dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, it has long been taboo for a president even to dream of more than one six-year term. Yet President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino, son of Corazon Aquino, who toppled Marcos ...
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