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Dictatorship

Finally: Imelda Marcos found guilty of graft, sentenced to prison

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The Philippines’ anti-corruption court on November 9 ordered the arrest of former first lady Imelda Marcos (89) after finding her guilty on seven counts...
Into the void: Impressions from Naypyidaw

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In the middle of Myanmar's barren central plain with its occasional paddy fields but more of dusty land, 13 years ago a complete new...
Philippine president could proclaim martial law nationwide

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte got the backing from a Supreme Court decision on July 4 which upholds his authority and discretion to proclaim martial...
Ferdinand Marcos silently buried at Heroes Cemetery

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Former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried with military honors in a secretive ceremony at the Heroes Cemetery in Taguig in Metro Manila on...
Philippine protesters oppose Marcos’ ‘hero’ burial

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Protests took place in the Philippine capital Manila on August 14 over President Rodrigo Duterte's plan to honour the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos with...
Aquino warns of possible return of martial law in the Philippines

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Outgoing Philippine President Benigno Aquino on June 12 warned his fellow countrymen and -women of the disastrous era of martial law under late dictator...
Duterte win could trigger coup in the Philippines

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Philippine presidential hopeful Rodrigo Duterte could possibly be faced with a coup d'etat in case he wins the May 9 election, opponents have warned....
Why would Filipinos want Duterte/Bongbong at the top?

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Only a few days ahead of the Philippine presidential elections, Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte keeps a firm lead in the latest survey, with Manuel...
Thirty years after, Marcos still a legend for some

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A peaceful revolution, the "People Power" uprising, on February 25, 1986, brought an end to one of the most violent and oppressive presidencies in...
Bongbong Marcos counts on dad’s legacy in election bid (video)

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Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr, son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, in his first public comments since announcing on October 5 he would run...