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Imelda Marcos

Philippines to probe ‘secret’ Marcos offshore trust after leaks expose rich who hide cash

The Philippine government said on Thursday it planned to investigate an allegation that the eldest daughter of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was the beneficiary of a secret offshore trust.

Friday, 5 April, 2013, 10:07am 2 comments

Philippines set to end hunt for Marcos’ wealth chase

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

US court reveals secret of Marcos artworks

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

Asia news in brief - September 7, 2012

Imelda Marcos' seized jewels to go on display

7 Sep 2012 - 2:12am

Philippines plans to put Imelda jewels on display

The Philippines said on Thursday it planned to soon put on public display jewels seized 26 years ago from former first lady Imelda Marcos, hoping they will be a tourist draw.

6 Sep 2012 - 3:22pm

Marcos' son still eyes share of loot

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 years of brutal rule.

He also confirmed for the first time that he had a direct hand in trying to withdraw US$200 million from a secret family bank account with Credit Suisse in Switzerland.

24 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Charity garden party offers the best of all things Italian

Tai-tais and elegant ladies, mark this day on your calendar. It's the annual Italian Day at Sandy Bay, Pok Fu Lam. More than half a million dollars worth of the finest Italian products will go on sale. What's more, it's all for a good cause.

6 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Here Lies Love David Byrne & Fatboy Slim (CD)

Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne became intrigued by the life of former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, and the woman who looked after her, Estrella Cumpas.

7 May 2010 - 12:00am

David Byrne's ode to Imelda

Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne became intrigued by the life of former first lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos and the woman who looked after her, Estrella Cumpas.

2 May 2010 - 12:00am

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1990

Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is acquitted of looting her homeland's treasury of hundreds of millions of dollars to buy real estate, jewellery and art.

1 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

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