Congressman Arnolfo Teves Jnr said that the airport should be named after Ferdinand Marcos Snr (right), the father of President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr (left), because it was constructed during his time in office. Photo: Malacanang Museum and Library
Congressman Arnolfo Teves Jnr said that the airport should be named after Ferdinand Marcos Snr (right), the father of President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr (left), because it was constructed during his time in office. Photo: Malacanang Museum and Library

‘Ferdinand Marcos Airport’ proposal by Philippine President Marcos Jnr’s ally draws sharp criticism

  • Netizens are slamming a Philippine congressman’s proposal to rename Manila’s airport after the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, just a week after his namesake son became president
  • Former senator Franklin Drilon is among those urging the new administration to focus on more immediate, pressing issues such as inflation and unemployment

Congressman Arnolfo Teves Jnr said that the airport should be named after Ferdinand Marcos Snr (right), the father of President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr (left), because it was constructed during his time in office. Photo: Malacanang Museum and Library
Congressman Arnolfo Teves Jnr said that the airport should be named after Ferdinand Marcos Snr (right), the father of President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr (left), because it was constructed during his time in office. Photo: Malacanang Museum and Library
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