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Japan official linked to Abe cronyism row found dead – reports

Mar 09, 2018 - 9:27 PM

A second key official steps down over the scandal, Finance Minister Taro Aso says

SHINZO ABE. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers questions during a session of the House of Representatives Budget Committee at parliament in Tokyo on February 5, 2018. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Search for Marcos' wealth: Compromising with cronies

Feb 25, 2016 - 5:15 PM

What the entire world knows after 30 years is a mere fraction and not the entirety of the Marcos loot

Recovering Marcos’ ill-gotten wealth: After 30 years, what?

Feb 25, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The irony – or tragedy – is that despite overwhelming evidence against them not one of the Marcoses and their cronies had spent a day in prison for plundering the nation

2016: A vote for the future or a return to the past?

Apr 25, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Actions have consequences History has taught us that Marcos’ election in 1964 had dire consequences that we still wallow in to this day

CROWNED. Former Philippine first lady and current Congress Representative Imelda Marcos (C) is crowned with flowers during her 85th birthday celebration in the town of Batac, Ilocos Norte province, northern Philippines, July 2, 2014. Francis R. Malasig/EPA