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Former lawyer of ex-Pres. Marcos dies

Former lawyer of ex-Pres. Marcos dies.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepApr 13th, 2018

Imelda brings case to High Court

Former First Lady and incumbent Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos filed a Notice of Appeal before the Sandiganbayan on Monday, intending to bring her conviction on seven counts of graft to the Supreme Court. Marcos filed the notice through her lawyer, former Court of Appeals Justice Manuel Lazaro, even if her Motion for Leave to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Lawyer-author wary of return of Marcos-style spying on Filipinos in U.S.

  BERKELEY, California -- The Seattle lawyer who sued the FBI for allegedly withholding documents to help cover up the 1981 murders of militant Filipino American Marcos critics added his voice against the opening of the Philippine National Police's Global Police Community Relations Program (GPCRP) in the United States.   Michael Withey, author of newly published "Summary Execution: The Seattle Assassinations of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes" (WildBlue Press 2018), recalled the virtual extension of Marcos authoritarian repression to Filipino communities in the U.S., which led to the murders of the two Seattle union leaders.   Withey expressed his sentime...Keep on reading: Lawyer-author wary of return of Marcos-style spying on Filipinos in U.S......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Imelda Marcos’ lawyer told to explain absences

The Sandiganbayan has directed the lead counsel of Ilocos Norte Rep. and former first lady Imelda Marcos to explain his continued absence in court proceedings since his client’s conviction on seven counts of graft on Nov. 9......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Enrile s profession in his COC for senator: Businesswoman

He was defense minister during the Marcos dictatorship, architect of Martial Law, former Senate president, and senator for many years. Then he became a "businesswoman." That's according to the certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator that Enrile's lawyer, Joseph Sagandoy, submitted on his behalf  around 3 pm on Tuesday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Chel Diokno and Imee Marcos file candidacies at the same time

Two representatives from opposing families, human rights lawyer Jose Manuel “Chel” Diokno and Ilocos Governor Imee Marcos, filed their certificates of candidacies for the Senate seat at the same time. Imee is the daughter of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos Jr., while Diokno is the son of late senator Jose “Pepe” Diokno, who opposed the former’s […] The post Chel Diokno and Imee Marcos file candidacies at the same time appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Opposition completes 8-member senatorial slate for 2019 polls

The opposition coalition has finally completed its senatorial slate for the May 2019 midterm elections, according to a statement released by the Oposisyon Koalisyon on Tuesday, a day before the filing of certificates of candidacy ends. Completing the list of eight candidates were Florin Hilbay, solicitor general during the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, and veteran election lawyer Romulo Macalintal, lead counsel of Vice President Leni Robredo in the electoral protest filed against her by former Sen. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. Following are the other candidates in the slate: former Sen. Manuel "Mar" Roxas II, who also served in the Aquino as head of th...Keep on reading: Opposition completes 8-member senatorial slate for 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

What went wrong: Larry Gadon files certificate of candidacy

Lawyer Larry Gadon, who gained traction on social media by calling rallyists ‘bobo’ (stupid), hit a snag while filing his candidacy for the May 2019 Senate race on Friday. He will be running under the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan, a political party associated with late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, but said he had the support of other […] The post What went wrong: Larry Gadon files certificate of candidacy appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Public urged to reject Enrile, Marcos historical revisionism

A lawyer who served as a spokesman for former President Corazon Aquino urged the public to reject any attempt to revise history by lying about what really happened during the Martial Law era under the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr. Source link link: Public urged to reject Enrile, Marcos 'historical revisionism'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Weekly Reflections: Martial law as a Theological issue

On September 21, 1972, then Pres. Ferdinand E. Marcos declared martial law in our country in the guise “to save the republic and reform society.” However, what happened in more than a decade of Marcos Rule was the very opposite of what the regime had claimed to do. Our country was plunged into long dark nights of fascist rule, where crying and weeping of widows and orphans were heard all over the land amidst the sarcastic laughter and merriment of the powers-that-be, feasting lavishly on the riches and beauty of our motherland......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

As The Bamboos Sway: BBM and the rebels Corpuz, Honasan

Should former New People’s Army rebel Victor Corpuz and EDSA poster rebel Gringo Honasan be concerned if, by any political magic maneuvering, the Political Electoral Tribunal (PET) backslides to declare Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. the duly elected vice-president in the 2016 Philippine elections, where if President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte resigns or dies, Bongbong becomes president? If not through the PET but through the use of a massive campaign chest and battalions of trolls, Bongbong runs for the presidency and wins in 2022, should the former rebels still be concerned? That is if President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte succeeds in silencing his fiercest critic, Senator Antonio ‘Sonny’ Trillanes IV......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Ang Setyembre sa buhay at kamatayan ni ex-Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Sr.

Alam ba ninyo na maraming mahahalagang pangyayari sa buhay ng namayapang si dating Pangulong Ferdinand Marcos Sr., na naganap sa buwan ng Setyembre? Source link link: Ang Setyembre sa buhay at kamatayan ni ex-Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Sr......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

UCCP bishop, staunch Marcos critic, dies in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY - Bishop Emeritus Juan Marigza of the United Church of Christ of the Philippines (UCCP), a vocal critic of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, died this week. He was 89 years old. Marigza spoke out against Marcos and pushed for the organization of Baguio chapters of the Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) and the North Luzon Human Rights Organization (NLHRO). He placed Martial Law detainees like the late Corazon Cortel, wife of slain rebel priest Conrado Balweg, under his protection. In 1984, his eldest daughter Mary Lou and six others disappeared. The bishop and his wife visited every military camp for two weeks in search of Mary Lou until soldiers finally admitted arresting the...Keep on reading: UCCP bishop, staunch Marcos critic, dies in Baguio.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Marcos-era KBL backs Gadon s senatorial run

Lawyer Larry Gadon, who initiated impeachment proceedings against ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, will run for senator, he announced Friday in a media forum that he moderates......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Marcos-era KBL backs Gadon s senatorial run

Lawyer Larry Gadon, who initiated impeachment proceedings against ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, will run for senator, he announced Friday in a media forum that he moderates. Source link link: Marcos-era KBL backs Gadon's senatorial run.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Imee Marcos on Martial law, Donald Trump, Asian Games | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos tells her family’s critics to move on from Martial Law. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's longtime lawyer and fixer, pleads guilty to 8 counts. Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz secures the Philippines' first gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games. {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

US senator who told Marcos ‘Time has come’, dies at 96

Former Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt, who served as Ronald Reagan’s trusted liaison between the White House and Congress and also helped end Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcos’s reign, has died, media reported. Source link link: US senator who told Marcos ‘Time has come’, dies at 96.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Robredo lawyer: Motion seeking justice recusal based on Marcos& apos; & apos;whims& apos; - Philippine Star

Robredo lawyer: Motion seeking justice recusal based on Marcos' 'whims' - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Robredo lawyer: Motion seeking justice recusal based on Marcos whims

The motion of losing vice presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. asking for the recusal of Supreme Court Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa from his electoral protest was based on "mere speculations, whims and caprices" of the former senator, the lead election counsel of Vice President Leni Robredo said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

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 alleged electoral fraud committed by the camp of Maria Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo to secure her vice presidency win in the 2016 national elections. These remarks were made in response to […] The post Comelec a ‘co-conspirator’ in Robredo fraud, Marcos camp says appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Robredo camp asks PET: Direct Marcos lawyer to name people complicit in magnifying lens incident

The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo has asked the Presidential Electoral Tribunal to direct lawyer Vic Rodriguez, spokesperson of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to name persons involved in the bringing in of a prohibited object inside recount area......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018