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SC hears arguments on Marcos burial today - Malaya

SC hears arguments on Marcos burial todayMalayaTHE Supreme Court is set to resume today, Wednesday, the oral arguments on the consolidated petitions opposing the planned burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The SC Public Information Office said the oral ...and more »

High court keeps status quo on Marcos - The Standard

High court keeps status quo on MarcosThe StandardTHE Supreme Court has extended until Oct. 18 its status quo ante order temporarily stopping the government from burying the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. After the conclusion of the oral arguments on ...and more »

Philippine gov't defends decision on hero burial for Marcos - Fox News;

Philippine gov't defends decision on hero burial for Marcos - Fox News

Fox NewsPhilippine gov't defends decision on hero burial for MarcosFox NewsMANILA, Philippines – Lawyers for the Philippine government and heirs of Ferdinand Marcos say the late dictator is qualified to be buried at a heroes' cemetery as a former president and war veteran despite opposition from his regime's victims.and more »

Philippine gov't defends decision on hero burial for Marcos - The San Diego Union-Tribune;

Philippine gov't defends decision on hero burial for Marcos - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-TribunePhilippine gov't defends decision on hero burial for MarcosThe San Diego Union-TribuneAnti-Marcos protesters holds slogans in a rally outside the Philippine Supreme Court in Manila, Philippines to coincide with the oral arguments following petitions filed by various civil society groups opposing the hero's burial of the late strongman ...and more »

SolGen: 'Honorary burial for Marcos will not make him hero' - Sun.Star

SolGen: 'Honorary burial for Marcos will not make him hero'Sun.StarSOLICITOR General Jose Calida said Wednesday that burying the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City "will not make him a hero." During the Solicitor General's presentation of his argument to the Supreme Court, ...and more »

Philippine gov't defends decision on hero burial for Marcos - The Daily Progress;

Philippine gov't defends decision on hero burial for Marcos - The Daily Progress

The Daily ProgressPhilippine gov't defends decision on hero burial for MarcosThe Daily ProgressAnti-Marcos protesters holds slogans in a rally outside the Philippine Supreme Court in Manila, Philippines to coincide with the oral arguments following petitions filed by various civil society groups opposing the hero's burial of the late strongman ...and more »

Government defends decision on hero burial for Marcos - Sun.Star;

Government defends decision on hero burial for Marcos - Sun.Star

Sun.StarGovernment defends decision on hero burial for MarcosSun.StarMANILA. Anti-Marcos protesters display placards during a rally at the Philippine Supreme Court to coincide with the oral arguments following petitions filed by various civil society groups opposing the hero's burial of the late dictator Ferdinand ...and more »

Hundreds of Filipinos Rally over Proposed Heroes' Burial for Marcos - Latin American Herald Tribune

Hundreds of Filipinos Rally over Proposed Heroes' Burial for MarcosLatin American Herald TribuneMANILA – Nearly 200 people gathered outside the Supreme Court in Manila on Wednesday to protest the trial over whether late former Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos can be buried in the national Heroes Cemetery, following complaints by victims of ...and more »

Protesters Criticize Plans To Give Ferdinand Marcos A Hero's Burial - Public Radio Tulsa

Protesters Criticize Plans To Give Ferdinand Marcos A Hero's BurialPublic Radio TulsaOne of the unresolved issues concerning the late, disgraced Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos is where to bury him. Since his death in 1989, his embalmed remains have been on display in a glass sarcophagus in his home village. And a proposal by the ...and more »

Tell it to Sun.Star: No to Marcos's Libingan burial - Sun.Star

Tell it to Sun.Star: No to Marcos's Libingan burialSun.StarWE vehemently condemn the planned burial of Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. It is comparable to burying Marcos's sins against the Filipino people. Needless to say, the dictator's record is bloody; from illegal arrests, enforced ...and more »

1M signatures for Marcos burial at heroes' cemetery - The Filipino Times (press release);

1M signatures for Marcos burial at heroes' cemetery - The Filipino Times (press release)

The Filipino Times (press release)1M signatures for Marcos burial at heroes' cemeteryThe Filipino Times (press release)Laoag City—The people of Ilocos Norte, hometown of late former president Ferdinand Marcos remain loyal to their 'kababayan,' fully welcoming an online petition and a house-to-house campaign to collect a million signatures to support the move to bury ...and more »

Despite tourism loss, Batac mayor backs hero's burial for Marcos - Rappler;

Despite tourism loss, Batac mayor backs hero's burial for Marcos - Rappler

RapplerDespite tourism loss, Batac mayor backs hero's burial for MarcosRapplerOK 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. ILOCOS NORTE, Philippines – While it would mean less tourism revenues, Batac City Mayor ...and more »

Batac City eyes new tourist site in case Marcos is buried in Heroes Cemetery - Northbound Philippines News Online

Batac City eyes new tourist site in case Marcos is buried in Heroes CemeteryNorthbound Philippines News OnlineBATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte — Batac City in the northern Philippine province of Ilocos Norte is planning to redevelop a park to provide a new attraction in place of the Marcos mausoleum, which is expected to draw fewer tourists in case the remains of ...and more »

LA Fil-Ams join in global protest against Marcos hero's burial - Asianjournal.com

LA Fil-Ams join in global protest against Marcos hero's burialAsianjournal.comANTI-Marcos activists gathered in front of the Philippine Consulate office in Los Angeles on Wednesday, September 7, to rally against the burial of late President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng nga Bayani (Heroes Cemetery). Widespread outrage over ...and more »

Marcos body safer in Batac, Ilocanos say - Inquirer.net;

Marcos body safer in Batac, Ilocanos say - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netMarcos body safer in Batac, Ilocanos sayInquirer.netBATAC CITY—Ilocanos are not happy about an extension of the Supreme Court's temporary restraining order (TRO) that prevented a scheduled Sept. 18 burial of strongman Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. The Marcos family ...and more »

Hero or despot, Marcos still divides - The Straits Times;

Hero or despot, Marcos still divides - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesHero or despot, Marcos still dividesThe Straits TimesTo many, Ferdinand Marcos was a ruthless dictator whose death heralded hopes of a brighter future for the Philippines. Others say he was a hero and should be treated as one with a burial in the capital Manila. BATAC (Ilocos Norte) • Former Philippine ...and more »

Filipinos in DC haven't forgotten Marcos and misdeeds - Inquirer.net;

Filipinos in DC haven't forgotten Marcos and misdeeds - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netFilipinos in DC haven't forgotten Marcos and misdeedsInquirer.netBraving oppressive heat, former anti-Marcos activists and supporters say they are fired-up with outrage over Duterte's decision to allow a hero's burial for Marcos. JON MELEGRITO. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ferdinand Marcos, who ruled as dictator in the ...and more »

Big protest in San Francisco: No hero's burial for Marcos - Inquirer.net

Big protest in San Francisco: No hero's burial for MarcosInquirer.netMore than a hundred Filipino Americans in San Francisco took time off from work to voice their opposition to a hero's burial for Ferdinand Marcos. WALTER YONN. SAN FRANCISCO – More than a hundred protesters crowded in front of the Philippine ...and more »

'Skeletons of their kleptocracy' - Inquirer.net;

'Skeletons of their kleptocracy' - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net'Skeletons of their kleptocracy'Inquirer.netThe Disaster that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001 (9/11), in the United States—four coordinated attacks in Washington, DC and New York City—killed 2,996 people, injured 6,000 others, and cost at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage. *.and more »

Sereno asks: Can we honor both Marcos and his victims? - Philippine Star

Sereno asks: Can we honor both Marcos and his victims?Philippine StarWouldn't the injustice suffered by the victims of the Marcos dictatorship become starker if the Supreme Court allowed the burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani of the dictator's body – years after his ouster by the Filipino people in 1986 and death in ...and more »