Ferdinand Marcos receives a kiss from his wife Imelda following his victory in the 1986 presidential election. Photo: AFP Ferdinand Marcos receives a kiss from his wife Imelda following his victory in the 1986 presidential election. Photo: AFP
Ferdinand Marcos receives a kiss from his wife Imelda following his victory in the 1986 presidential election. Photo: AFP

Philippines mulls ‘Marcos Day’ on September 11 to honour late dictator

  • Ferdinand Marcos led an authoritarian regime and his family looted billions of dollars from the country, before he was toppled in a peaceful uprising
  • Now a group of lawmakers have sparked outrage by calling for his birthday, September 11, to be a holiday in his home province

Topic |   The Philippines
Ferdinand Marcos receives a kiss from his wife Imelda following his victory in the 1986 presidential election. Photo: AFP Ferdinand Marcos receives a kiss from his wife Imelda following his victory in the 1986 presidential election. Photo: AFP
Ferdinand Marcos receives a kiss from his wife Imelda following his victory in the 1986 presidential election. Photo: AFP
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