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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Ferdinand Marcos 'forced Philippine military chiefs to parade as women'

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos forced his military chiefs to parade as women during a birthday party planned by his wife Imelda, according to US diplomatic cables. William Sullivan, ... 12, 1973, Sullivan recounted a "two-day blast" of a party for Ferdinand Marcos that he said was at odds with state-controlled media reports of him spending "a quiet birthday ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines to compensate Marcos rights victims

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 03:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Philippine President Benigno Aquino signed a landmark law on Monday compensating human rights victims of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, 27 years after ... as relatives of those who were killed, by Marcos’s security forces during his 20-year rule. Speaking at a ceremony in Manila to mark the anniversary, Aquino said the law was part of his government’s ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Epic hunt for Marcos embezzled wealth fails

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... for marcos loot winds down The Philippines is to wrap up a near-30-year hunt for the embezzled wealth of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, with more than half the supposed US$10 billion fortune still ... and two daughters to return home. And over the past two decades the Marcoses have regained and consolidated their political base. Marcos's son, Ferdinand Marcos Jnr, is a senator who has ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines set to end hunt for Marcos’ wealth chase

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 11:45am by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The Philippines is to wind down a near-30-year hunt for the embezzled wealth of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, with more than half the supposed US$10 ... their political base. Marcos’s son and namesake, Ferdinand Marcos Junior, is a senator who has hinted at contesting the presidency in the 2016 elections. Imelda is expected to run for a second term ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino boosted as Marcos clan wins big in Philippine elections

    Posted May 14th 2013, 02:24pm by AFP

    ... the many problems still facing the Philippines’ young democracy, 27 years after the end of dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s rule. Marcos’s 83-year-old widow, Imelda, easily won a second straight term ...

  6. News - World - CRIME

    US court reveals secret of Marcos artworks

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by THE NEW YORK TIMES

    ... and on Long Island, was named, along with Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos and their New York lawyers, as defendants in a suit brought in New York State Supreme Court in 1986 that sought to return ... The New York Times Prosecutors reveal case against Marcos' secretary and relatives over the US$32 million sale of Monet painting, and bids to sell other prize works Court action ...

  7. Diaz's never-ending story of amnesia, apathy, sex, lies and Marcos

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... the turbulent years from 1971 to 1987. Diaz's approach to Evolution- a drama, not a documentary- was twofold. He wanted to document the bad times of the former president Ferdinand Marcos ... a political and social history of my country,' says Diaz. 'The Marcos era was a terrible time for us, and I wanted to document it in-depth. 'In Filipino culture, we forget things too ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Mortician Frank Malabed is Philippines' embalmer to the famous

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Ferdinand Marcos and a host of other famous Philippine figures met their maker, they also met Frank Malabed. An assassinated democracy hero, a soft-porn star, high-profile socialites and political ... of the body, until the Philippine government finally allowed it to be flown to the dictator's home town of Batac. Imelda Marcos, Ferdinand's widow, had demanded a hero's burial in Manila ...

  9. Jumbo carriers

    Posted Jul 15th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... Alan Robles, Manila When the dictator Ferdinand Marcos fled the country on a transport plane overloaded with goods, he was just following a cherished national tradition that when you travel, you should try to take as much of your home with you as possible. That is why it is always easy to spot Filipinos at airports. They are the Asians toting loads that seem incredibly out ...

  10. Marcos' son still eyes share of loot

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila The son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos said he still hopes to secure some of the cash and property the government says his family looted during 20 ... will continue to do so,' Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jnr said during a forum earlier this year. Marcos said that on March 22, 1986, weeks after the family fled the Philippines, ...




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