Imelda Marcos seeks graft acquittal

Imelda Marcos seeks graft acquittal

Former first lady Imelda Marcos has sought acquittal for graft charges arising from her interest in foundations that were allegedly used in maintaining the Marcos family’s bank accounts in Switzerland. 

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House OKs coco trust fund

The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a measure creating the Coconut Industry Trust Fund for the benefit of “poor and marginalized” coconut farmers, without explicitly recognizing the abuses of the Marcos regime.

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Ombudsman to file graft raps vs Floirendo

Ombudsman to file graft raps vs Floirendo

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft charges against Davao del Norte Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. for having financial interest in a banana company that has a joint venture agreement with the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).

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Race against time to recognize victims of martial law

Race against time to recognize victims of martial law

For the government agency responsible for the gargantuan task of reviewing thousands upon thousands of haunting stories of human rights violations under the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, its biggest challenge may yet be its race against time.

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