Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday secured big wins in mid-term elections seen as vital to his ambitious reform agenda, but the success of famous, graft-tainted rivals raised alarm.Wednesday, 15 May, 2013, 1:40am 1 comment
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, US ambassador to the Philippines in the mid-1970s, wrote a series of blistering criticisms of the couple in cables since declassified and published by WikiLeaks.10 Apr 2013 - 5:44am
Philippine President Benigno Aquino signed a landmark law on Monday compensating human rights victims of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, 27 years after a bloodless “People Power” revolution ended his reign.25 Feb 2013 - 3:11pm
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 missing.2 Jan 2013 - 5:56am
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 billion (about HK$78 billion) fortune still missing, the man in charge of the search said.1 Jan 2013 - 12:00pm
Factory boss on the run in Bangladesh28 Nov 2012 - 5:02am
In late 1985, with the end of the Marcos regime in the Philippines in sight, a large truck pulled up in front of the Upper East Side townhouse where Imelda Marcos stayed and threw parties while in New York.22 Nov 2012 - 4:08am
When dictator 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 statesmen are others to have been sent to the grave by the country's most prominent and, arguably, passionate mortician.8 Nov 2012 - 3:58am
Marcos' martial law speech to be aired24 Sep 2012 - 3:23am
Sometimes you can bend the rules
I refer to the letter by Tricia Cheong ('View that native English-speaking teachers are better is very misguided', July 31).
Granted, native English-speaking teachers are not necessarily better than their local counterparts, but there is a need for some local teachers to learn from their foreign colleagues.15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm