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Inquirier.net
Understanding the ‘5:30 Matrix’Marcos government was at its crest. Her father was appointed COMELEC Commission
Understanding the ‘5:30 Matrix’
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
Marcos government was at its crest. Her father was appointed COMELEC Commissioner during the administration of President Cory Aquino. While law schools are not venues for shaping political ideologies and beliefs, the rationale of the law is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Marcoses should be careful what they wish forsympathetic or deeply grateful to the Marcos couple for acts of favor,” Robles
Marcoses should be careful what they wish for
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
sympathetic or deeply grateful to the Marcos couple for acts of favor,” Robles wrote. This was also this extra element. Cory Aquino was a devout Catholic who wanted to be “the opposite of Marcos.” Where Marcos jailed and executed his opponents,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Democracy needs bomb throwers to flourishsainted Nelson Mandela had his staunch critics during his term as the post-apar
Democracy needs bomb throwers to flourish
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
sainted Nelson Mandela had his staunch critics during his term as the post-apartheid leader of South Africa. Even the late Cory Aquino, during the euphoric years after EDSA 1, was not spared from criticisms. Enter Senator Leila de Lima, an... Read more
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Rappler
Summary killings under Duterte admin ‘unprecedented’ – CHRfrom authoritarian rule, there have always been cases of extrajudicial killings
Summary killings under Duterte admin ‘unprecedented’ – CHR
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
from authoritarian rule, there have always been cases of extrajudicial killings in every single administration – from Cory Aquino to Fidel Ramos to Erap Estrada, Gloria Arroyo, and Noynoy Aquino. All of these previous administrations, there... Read more
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Spot.ph
Duterte gets high marks from businessmen for possible economic boom3.0," which he presented to foreign investors. “The first (reboot) 1.0 was abou
Duterte gets high marks from businessmen for possible economic boom
Spot.ph / Posted 7 days ago
3.0," which he presented to foreign investors. “The first (reboot) 1.0 was about bringing back democracy and putting order (Cory Aquino and Fidel Ramos); 2.0 is fiscal reform (Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Benigno Aquino) and 3.0 is institutional... Read more
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Spot.ph
Duterte gets high marks from businessmen for possible economic boom3.0," which he presented to foreign investors. “The first (reboot) 1.0 was abou
Duterte gets high marks from businessmen for possible economic boom
Spot.ph / Posted 7 days ago
3.0," which he presented to foreign investors. “The first (reboot) 1.0 was about bringing back democracy and putting order (Cory Aquino and Fidel Ramos); 2.0 is fiscal reform (Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Benigno Aquino) and 3.0 is institutional... Read more
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The Manila Times
Is DAR Secretary Mariano undermining Duterte?only too well that under the so-called “Stock Distribution Option” or SDO progr
Is DAR Secretary Mariano undermining Duterte?
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
only too well that under the so-called “Stock Distribution Option” or SDO program that became a law under the presidency of Cory Aquino, each family received miserable yearly dividends of P300 to P1,000 to P1,500; not even enough to feed your pet... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Citizen NoynoyFormer President Benigno Aquino III, now a private citizen, visits the tombs of
Citizen Noynoy
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Former President Benigno Aquino III, now a private citizen, visits the tombs of his parents on the 33rd anniversary of the assassination of his father, former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr at the Manila Memorial Park, where he is buried beside... Read more
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Rappler
Top NPA leaders go on 1st overseas trip for Oslo talkswas released from prison on March 5, 1986. He recalled discussing with them the
Top NPA leaders go on 1st overseas trip for Oslo talks
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
was released from prison on March 5, 1986. He recalled discussing with them the possiblity of peace negotiations with the Cory Aquino government in 1986. "So, they are acquainted with the subject of peace negotiations. They are knowledgeable... Read more
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The Manila Times
The nation, above all, deserves to see Marcos buriedand a member of the National Unification Committee, (chaired by the late former
The nation, above all, deserves to see Marcos buried
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
and a member of the National Unification Committee, (chaired by the late former Sen. Francisco “Soc” Rodrigo), which chose Cory Aquino and Salvador “Doy” Laurel as the opposition candidates in the February 1986 snap presidential elections. I... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The Marcos burialis the Armed Forces of the Philippines Regulations 161-375 issued on 9 April 19
The Marcos burial
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
is the Armed Forces of the Philippines Regulations 161-375 issued on 9 April 1986 during the term of the late President Cory Aquino. In that AFPR, it is clear that Marcos is entitled to be buried at the LNMB. But Cory Aquino exercised her... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comminced no words in thrashing Ongpin as a Marcos era opportunist and a �hanger-o
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
minced no words in thrashing Ongpin as a Marcos era opportunist and a �hanger-on� to all post Marcos presidents after Cory Aquino. Bobby Ongpin has figured in many controversial financial deals including alleged insider trading, hostile... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Executions bring back memories of martial law abuses—AtienzaMarcos. The dictator was toppled in a people’s uprising in Feb. 1986 that prop
Executions bring back memories of martial law abuses—Atienza
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Marcos. The dictator was toppled in a people’s uprising in Feb. 1986 that propelled to power the late president Corazon “Cory” Aquino, the widow of the opposition senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. who was slain during the Marcos regime. “The... Read more
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Asian journal
A majority of Filipinos in America agree with Marcos’s burial in the Libingan ng mga Bayanigives in to their demands for a burial in the National Heroes’ Cemetery with fu
A majority of Filipinos in America agree with Marcos’s burial in the Libingan ng mga Bayani
Asian journal / Posted 13 days ago
gives in to their demands for a burial in the National Heroes’ Cemetery with full military honors. After the tenure of Cory Aquino, Fidel Ramos, Joseph Estrada, Gloria Arroyo, and Noynoy Aquino, they found an ally in Rodrigo Duterte. The... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Manila Mayor Estradanet satisfaction rating of +47, equivalent to good. Second best was Estrada, wi
Manila Mayor Estrada
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 days ago
net satisfaction rating of +47, equivalent to good. Second best was Estrada, with +15. Both presidents nosed out Ramos +14, Cory Aquino +5, and Arroyo who had -2. Between BS Aquino and Estrada, the latter has had a much longer and more awesome... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Law and the greater goodfact is that presidential approval is not required for the interment of a perso
Law and the greater good
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 days ago
fact is that presidential approval is not required for the interment of a person meeting the qualifications. The late Cory Aquino made an exception for Marcos; subsequently, President Ramos also tried to make it appear obligatory. It is only... Read more
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The Manila Times
Not too late to apologize to Goldberg and the USof the embassy’s support for the President. Something else happened to Estrada
Not too late to apologize to Goldberg and the US
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
of the embassy’s support for the President. Something else happened to Estrada. As a senator Estrada had voted against Cory Aquino’s treaty extending the bases agreement by another 10 years. When he ran for and became President he had a solid... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardiain La Consolacion College, Anita Katalbas de Leon. Well, that general was Canie
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardia
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
in La Consolacion College, Anita Katalbas de Leon. Well, that general was Canieso, who was the Army Chief of President Cory Aquino, a very distinguished military officer, admired and respected by his peers. General Canieso was a Negrense, and... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesMurcia. He did not recover and died on Saturday, a member of his family, said.
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
Murcia. He did not recover and died on Saturday, a member of his family, said. As Philippine Army chief of President Cory Aquino, he faced a number of coup attempts. After retirement, Canieso continued to serve in government as director... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The catbird seatwould dare to do what to them is unthinkable and bury Marcos in a cemetery nomi
The catbird seat
Manila Standard Today / Posted 15 days ago
would dare to do what to them is unthinkable and bury Marcos in a cemetery nominally for heroes. What’s next, claims that Cory Aquino was less than saintly, thereby disqualifying her from beatification and the conferment of sainthood by the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Marcos’ burial at Libingan is ‘an act of civilization’for military personnel and veterans. One does not have to be a hero to qualify
Marcos’ burial at Libingan is ‘an act of civilization’
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
for military personnel and veterans. One does not have to be a hero to qualify to be buried there…” It was President Cory Aquino who signed the regulations, but she then arbitrarily put up the barrier to Marcos’ interment at the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
From plan to executionDuterte’s standing among ordinary Filipinos remains high. A human-rights worker
From plan to execution
Namibia Economist / Posted 17 days ago
Duterte’s standing among ordinary Filipinos remains high. A human-rights worker calls him “our most popular president since Cory Aquino” (the worker requested anonymity, citing increased security concerns since Mr Duterte took office). Theresa... Read more
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The Manila Times
Three women and the funeralsto be president of the republic, post martial law. During the 1986 presidential
Three women and the funerals
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
to be president of the republic, post martial law. During the 1986 presidential campaign, Nene was the body man of the late Cory Aquino. A bullet for her would have to pass through Nene first. When the EDSA Revolution broke out in February of 1986,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
No right to question Marcos’ burialwho allowed a presidential dog to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani compl
No right to question Marcos’ burial
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
who allowed a presidential dog to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani complete with a tombstone and military honors. Cory Aquino insulted the entire Filipino people because nobody and nobody would idolize a dog as hero or place an animal to... Read more
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Sun Star
Seares: Landslide vote will justify excesses?in voters population and turnout (a historic 81.62% in 2016). And consider the
Seares: Landslide vote will justify excesses?
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
in voters population and turnout (a historic 81.62% in 2016). And consider the percentage share of the total votes: Cory Aquino in 1986 got 51.74% while Duterte got only 38.5%. It's on record, Philstar.com said in a post-election report: 1)... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What constitutional crisis? There’s none!exact same stance as former Pres. Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III not to change the
What constitutional crisis? There’s none!
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
exact same stance as former Pres. Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III not to change the Constitution named after his mother Pres. Cory Aquino. Thirty years after the EDSA Revolt, we are back to square one on the issue of having a need to change our... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
LRT – Bulatlatfrom basic utilities such as electricity, water, transport, among others. Succe
LRT – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 21 days ago
from basic utilities such as electricity, water, transport, among others. Succeeding administrations from that of the late Cory Aquino to Fidel Ramos, Joseph Estrada, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and the current Benigno Aquino III promised that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Opponents of FM Libingan burial going to SCdeserve a hero’s burial. Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, who served as budget underse
Opponents of FM Libingan burial going to SC
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
deserve a hero’s burial. Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, who served as budget undersecretary during the term of former president Cory Aquino, said they would ask the high court to issue an injunction to stop Marcos’ burial in Libingan. “President... Read more
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The Manila Times
Relaxed drive with the 2016 Ford Focusprovincial roads of Tarlac and Pampanga. The group of car enthusiasts and anal
Relaxed drive with the 2016 Ford Focus
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
provincial roads of Tarlac and Pampanga. The group of car enthusiasts and analysts were taken to the almost 80-year old Aquino Ancestral House in Concepcion, Tarlac, that is somewhat traditional European with its grand porches and prominent... Read more
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The Manila Times
Are we seeing a New Revolution led by Supremo Duterte?Marcos’ 13-year dictatorship in a popular, extra-constitutional fashion. It was
Are we seeing a New Revolution led by Supremo Duterte?
The Manila Times / Posted 23 days ago
Marcos’ 13-year dictatorship in a popular, extra-constitutional fashion. It wasn’t a social revolution at all since the Cory Aquino regime retained the ruling elites, (that, in fact, grew during Martial Law) less those close to Marcos (i.e., the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Inverted federalism: Not a solution but a much bigger problemone propaganda pollster know nothing or so little about the 1987 Constitution.
Inverted federalism: Not a solution but a much bigger problem
The Manila Times / Posted 23 days ago
one propaganda pollster know nothing or so little about the 1987 Constitution. He shouldn’t be. The late former President Cory Aquino did not know much about her own Constitution when she submitted it to the people for ratification. B. S. Aquino... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Modealso unreliable as base load capacity. Our economic growth already paid dearly
Mode
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
also unreliable as base load capacity. Our economic growth already paid dearly for decades of very high power costs since Cory Aquino decided to mothball the Bataan nuclear plant. Our industry hollowed out and we lost jobs to our neighbors. This... Read more
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The Manila Times
Limit the proposed amendmentson the projected Cha-cha, and that the latest critical input is coming from the
Limit the proposed amendments
The Manila Times / Posted 28 days ago
on the projected Cha-cha, and that the latest critical input is coming from the Budget chief. It’s one for the books. When Cory Aquino decided to appoint, rather than elect, delegates to draft the 1987 Constitution, she said she could not imagine... Read more
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The Manila Times
Joma’s revolutionary forces would fit in a subcompact European carEven his ideological sway over the communist insurgents has weakened to a mere
Joma’s revolutionary forces would fit in a subcompact European car
The Manila Times / Posted 28 days ago
Even his ideological sway over the communist insurgents has weakened to a mere nostalgia since he was captured in 1977. If Cory Aquino didn’t resuscitate his mythology, Sison would have long joined the ranks of the old leaders of the pro-Soviet... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Con-Con is the best optionits many flaws. Santa Banana, remember that the 1987 Constitution, developed b
Con-Con is the best option
Manila Standard Today / Posted 28 days ago
its many flaws. Santa Banana, remember that the 1987 Constitution, developed by delegates chosen by the late President Cory Aquino, was a reactionary charter. The delegates gathered just after the 20-year dictatorship of the late strongman... Read more
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Minda News
SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Governing by impulseis that, technically, the NPA did not violate anything as it was just a unilate
SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Governing by impulse
Minda News / Posted 29 days ago
is that, technically, the NPA did not violate anything as it was just a unilateral declaration. Unlike in 1986, during the Cory Aquino administration, when the government and NDF signed a bilateral ceasefire agreement, both parties now are yet to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
A Cory memoryVirgie Ramos of Gift Gate, especially produced to mark a new chapter in Citizen
A Cory memory
Pilipino Star / Posted a month ago
Virgie Ramos of Gift Gate, especially produced to mark a new chapter in Citizen Cory’s life. It need not have carried the “Cory Aquino” inscription because one cannot use it without a yellow bud opening to reveal a tiny, bespectacled and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Summertime is for family, friends, and flowersand his wife Edna are pillars in the community here. I met Edna and Ambassador
Summertime is for family, friends, and flowers
Manila Bulletin / Posted a month ago
and his wife Edna are pillars in the community here. I met Edna and Ambassador Joey 27 years ago here when then President Cory Aquino came for an official visit. She was the toast of the free world then, an icon of democracy and it was a blast to... Read more
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The Manila Times
The confrontation: A matter of national survivalstart thinking about our present condition. Frankly, it is all of the same from
The confrontation: A matter of national survival
The Manila Times / Posted 1 months ago
start thinking about our present condition. Frankly, it is all of the same from one regime to another—whether it is Marcos, Cory Aquino, Ramos, Estrada, Benigno Aquino 3rd or Duterte. It is one and the same. It remains the rule of the rich and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
How I got this jobCrame Hilton when Martial Law was declared, and second as respondents to a libe
How I got this job
Pilipino Star / Posted 1 months ago
Crame Hilton when Martial Law was declared, and second as respondents to a libel lawsuit filed against them by President Cory Aquino because of the lines: the first (President) to ever have had to hide under a bed. They nearly went to jail for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No guts, no Gloriahad risen up in the midst of the country’s shambles (back then, I didn’t know a
No guts, no Gloria
Pilipino Star / Posted 1 months ago
had risen up in the midst of the country’s shambles (back then, I didn’t know about the first People Power Revolution or Cory Aquino). This narrative left a mark on me, even if I wasn’t aware of it then. In my young mind, it made me realize that... Read more

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