Marcos birthday - updates

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Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Ferdinand Marcos’ great ideas, bad executions

Sep 12, 2017 - 12:06 AM

Ferdinand Marcos had some great ideas. Where did he falter?

Marcos' 100th birthday 'no reason to celebrate' – lawmakers

Sep 11, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Legislators from the House point out that President Rodrigo Duterte s proclamation counters Philippine law which recognizes the atrocities during the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos

'NO HERO.' About a thousand Moro, Lumad Cordillerans and other natinal minorities join the rest of the Filipino people rally at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in protest against President Rodrigo Duterte decision to declare former President Ferdinand Marcos Birthday Sept 11 as a local holiday im Ilocos Norte . Photo by Maria Tan

Martial Law victims remembered on Marcos' 100th birth anniversary

Sep 11, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Protesters go to the Libingan ng mga Bayani as the family of Ferdinand Marcos celebrates the centenary of the birth of the deposed dictator

IN MEMORY. Activists holds photos of Martial Law martyrs as they protest the celebration of the late President Ferdinand Marcos' 100th birthday. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 11, 2017

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:37 AM

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Duterte not attending Marcos 100th birth anniv celebration

Sep 11, 2017 - 10:24 AM

The President did not even receive an invitation to the event according to a Malacañang source

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 11th Founding Anniversary celebration of the Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan, Davao City on September 1, 2017, expresses his gratitude to the men and women of EastMinCom for combating communist insurgency and in actively supporting the campaign against illegal drugs.

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Walang alamat ni Ferdinand Marcos

Sep 11, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Sa ika-'sandaang kaarawan ni Marcos – kung kailan 28 taon na ang lumipas mula nang siya'y simulang naagnas – magpapaulol pa rin ba tayo sa pinilipit at binurdahang kuwentong kutsero?

Duterte defends Ilocos Norte holiday for Marcos birthday

Sep 09, 2017 - 9:35 PM

Ang sabi nila si Marcos masamang tao That is a sentiment not shared by all President Rodrigo Duterte says

GOOD FRIENDS. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks with Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos on the sidelines of The Outstanding Filipino (TOFIL) 2016 awarding ceremony at the Heroes' Hall of Malacañang Palace on December 12, 2016. Malacañang file photo

The happiest birthday for Imee Marcos

Nov 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM

As the SC allowed a hero s burial for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos his supporters give flowers to Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos as a birthday gift

THE BIRTHDAY GIRL. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos flashes the V sign, a gesture made famous by her father and former President Ferdinand Marcos. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Jokowi on Mary Jane, Official Gazette, China and Russia | 6PM wRap

Sep 12, 2016 - 8:06 PM

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Official Gazette, 9/11 anniversary, Samsung Note 7 ban | 12PM wRap

Sep 12, 2016 - 1:33 PM

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Ilocanos show 'unconditional love' for Marcos on his 99th birthday

Sep 12, 2016 - 1:20 PM

Marcos daughter Imee thanks the Ilocanos for their unconditional love

NO TO HERO'S BURIAL. Three petitions have been filed against the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Supreme Court image from

#SuperficialGazette: Filipino netizens 'rewrite history'

Sep 11, 2016 - 11:41 PM

How would certain events be told if viewed through a distorted lens? Social media users give examples amid the outrage over the Official Gazette s Facebook post about Ferdinand Marcos

Official Gazette under fire for Marcos photo caption

Sep 11, 2016 - 10:30 PM

3rd UPDATE The communication channel of the Philippine government is accused of rewriting history and downplaying the dark days of Martial Law under Ferdinand Marcos

Imee mum on Marcos burial, but wants issue laid to rest

Sep 11, 2016 - 3:00 PM

We are praying that this issue will be put to rest so that finally Filipinos would become united like the hope of our beloved President Rodrigo Duterte says Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos

File photos from Wikimedia Commons

Ilocanos kick off Marcos' 99th birthday celebration

Sep 11, 2016 - 12:17 PM

The Solid North remains steadfast in their support for the late strongman

NO TO HERO'S BURIAL. Three petitions have been filed against the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Supreme Court image from

Criticisms vs Marcos won't stop Ilocanos' love – Imee

Sep 11, 2016 - 12:16 PM

Former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep Imelda Marcos also says support of Ilocanos kept the family strong since former president Ferdinand Marcos death

SOLID NORTH STILL SOLID. Ilocos Norte Gov Imee Marcos speaks to reporters at the sidelines of the 99th birth anniversary of her father, former President Ferdinand Marcos, in Batac, Ilocos Norte, September 11, 2016. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Despite tourism loss, Batac mayor backs hero’s burial for Marcos

Sep 10, 2016 - 5:59 PM

Batac City Mayor Albert Chua admits the city stands to lose a major tourist attraction if Ferdinand Marcos remains are transferred to the Libingan ng mga Bayani

OK WITH MARCOS' BURIAL. Batac City Mayor Albert Chua wants former President Ferdinand Marcos to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Rappler

'Great Ilocano': Province mates ask for hero's burial for Marcos

Sep 09, 2016 - 8:30 PM

As they celebrate the late dictator s 99th birth anniversary supporters say his presidency should be viewed not just from the perspective of Martial Law victims

MARCOS SUPPORTERS. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos and members of the Rotary Club of Metro Ilocos Norte demonstrate the late president's trademark V-sign on September 9. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler