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Sandiganbayan junks appeal vs Marcos cronies

THE anti-graft court junked the Philippine government’s appeal on the dismissal of a P267-million ill-gotten wealth case against cronies of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos and his wife Imelda R. Marcos, deeming the documentary evidence presented to be insufficient as they were not original documents.

Court rejects P200-B lawsuit vs Marcoses

THE country’s anti-graft court has rejected a government attempt to recover P200 billion of alleged ill-gotten assets of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos and his family for lack of evidence.

Youth activists deface Marcos bust in Laoag City

MEMBERS OF the Kabataang Makabayan (KM)-Ilocos and Pambansang Katipunan ng Magbubukid-Ilocos have defaced a bust of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Ilocano Heroes Walk in Laoag City.

Duterte wants ‘likes’ of Marcos, Escudero as his successor

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said once he steps down, he prefers the “likes” of Senator Francis Joseph G. Escudero or former senator Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. as his successor over his constitutional successor Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo.

Marcos wants Caguioa inhibited from poll protest, claims bias

FORMER SENATOR Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. filed on Monday an “extremely urgent motion to inhibit Supreme Court Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa, citing “his wife’s undeniably close ties with former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino, Jr. and Ms. (Maria Leonor G.) Leni Robredo.”

Palace mulls issuing EO to extend processing of claims of martial...

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. on Monday, Aug. 6, said an executive order (EO) may be needed to extend...

Comelec a ‘co-conspirator’ in Robredo fraud, Marcos camp says

Lawyer Victor Rodriguez, spokesperson of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr., has accused the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as a “co-conspirator” in the...

PET to Marcos: We already probed swimming trip

THE Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has dismissed former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.’s request to probe a swimming trip attended by several PET personnel and a revisor of Vice President Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo.

Robredo to appeal decision that penalizes her for violating sub judice...

VICE PRESIDENT Maria Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo on Friday said she plans to challenge the Presidential Electoral Tribunal’s (PET) decision to slap P50,000 fines against her party and counsel as well as those of former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos’s for violating the court’s sub judice rule.

Marcos human rights victims

Victims of human rights violations during the dictatorship of Ferdinand E. Marcos line up at the Commission on Human Rights office to receive government-approved compensation. Out of 75,749 claimants, only 11,103 were approved by the Human Rights Victims’s Claims Board.

Marcos asks PET to dismiss Robredo’s voting threshold appeal

FORMER SENATOR Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. has asked the Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), to dismiss Vice President...

Marcos urges PET to dismiss Robredo’s voting threshold appeal

Former senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" R. Marcos Jr. has urged the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, to dismiss Vice President Maria Leonor...

The promise of change always turns into restoration and preservation

“For one brief shining moment Filipinos from all walks of life set aside their walls of division and came together for a common purpose...

Marcos denies deal with government

FORMER SENATOR Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Tuesday denied knowledge of an alleged compromise agreement between the government and his family on their alleged...

Defending freedom

The authoritarian path the Duterte administration is taking imposes on the Philippine press and media, as public service institutions, the duty to more vigilantly...

The Marcoses are making us forget

I wrote in this column on Sept. 11, 1990: “Today some boisterous activities will remind us that it is the birth anniversary of Ferdinand Marcos....

Speaker wants Marcoses to ‘return everything’

WHILE WELCOMING the purported offer of the family of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos, Sr. to turn over part of their wealth to...

‘They don’t do anything’: Diokno mulls PCGG abolition

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s government plans to abolish the agency tasked with recovering the billions of dollars plundered by late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos...

SWS: Voting preferences for President as of May 2016

Neither last week’s allegations of undeclared wealth nor the uproar caused by his earlier blithe remarks on the 1989 rape-slay of a female missionary did...

Voting preferences for Vice-President, Senators as of May 2016

The latest BusinessWorld-SWS pre-election poll saw Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" R. Marcos, Jr. and Camarines Sur 3rd District Rep. Maria Leonor G. Robredo racing neck-to-neck...

Never forget, never again

By Robert J.A. Basilio, Jr. Not every coffee-table book is offered free to the public. But this one is. Marcos Martial Law: Never Again by author, journalist,...

Philippines' misery index, pre- and post-1986

We present you this infographic to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the EDSA uprising. 

History through headlines: People Power Revolution

Below are front pages, news articles and comic strips of BusinessDay (the predecessor of BusinessWorld) published days leading to the People Power Revolution on February...

Recalling martial law’s ‘lifting’; FDI lesson still to be learned

1981 should have been a pivotal year for the Philippines that had been gripped by martial law for nine years before that regime ended...