Palace glad Marcoses won’t pursue hero’s burial

ABS CBN News – ‎30 minutes ago‎
MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda on Friday said the Palace is “glad” that the Marcoses are reportedly no longer appealing the President’s decision not to sanction a hero’s burial for former President Marcos. 

Malacañang : Burial of late strongman Marcos is now a family matter

GMANews.TV – Amita O. Legaspi – ‎1 hour ago‎
As far as the Aquino administration is concerned, former strongman Ferdinand Marcos will not get a hero’s burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani and that the issue is now a family matter. “… [T]he President [has] already spoken,” presidential 

Playing to the base

Manila Standard Today – ‎1 hour ago‎
Say what you want about President Noynoy Aquino, but he certainly seems to believe that he’s not in office to make friends and, in that way, influence people. His declaration that he will not allow the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos with

Refusal to heal wounds

Manila Standard Today – ‎1 hour ago‎
President Benigno Aquino III is truly his mother’s son, not the political martyr Ninoy Aquino’s. By this, I mean that President is overly sensitive when it comes to questions pertaining to his personal life—his love life and his hobbies like guns, 

Administration firm against Marcos burial

Manila Standard Today – Joyce Pangco Pañares – ‎1 hour ago‎
THE Marcos family should apologize and compensate the victims of Martial Law before demanding a state burial for the late dictator, presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said Thursday. President Benigno Aquino III will not take 

Archbishop Cruz hits Aquino on Marcos burial

Inquirer.net – Jerome AningTj Burgonio – ‎13 hours ago‎
President Benigno Aquino (left) says there will be no state funeral or any kind of state honors for the late Ferdinand Marcos whose remains lie in an airconditioned glass case in Batac, Ilocos Norte. 

Marcos family won’t appeal burial rejection

Philippine Star – Teddy Molina – ‎16 hours ago‎
LAOAG CITY, Philippines – The family of the late former President Ferdinand Marcos will not appeal President Aquino’s rejection of a hero’s burial for the ousted leader but will 

Palace: Marcoses in denial about human rights violations during martial law

Inquirer.net – Norman Bordadora – ‎16 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines—Ferdinand Marcos’ family should acknowledge the human rights violations caused by his martial law regime, Malacañang said a day after President Aquino told foreign correspondents that he has rejected proposals 

Burying the dead

Inquirer.net – ‎19 hours ago‎
The nation may be heaving a sigh of relief now that President Aquino has announced his decision not to allow deposed strongman Ferdinand Marcos to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. But the relief may be short-lived. As long as the Marcos family 

P-Noy hit, defended on FM state burial

Manila Bulletin – Raymund F. AntonioGenalyn D. Kabiling – ‎20 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno S. Aquino III may have his personal bias on the burial of the late strongman Ferdinand E. Marcos but it should not stand in the way of being President to every 

Palace: Imee can give honors to FM

ABS CBN News – Willard Cheng – ‎Oct 13, 2011‎
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang said there is no basis for Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos to say that President Aquino has no word of honor after Aquino rejected a hero’s burial for former President Marcos. 

Bayan Muna wants apology from Marcoses

ABS CBN News – Rg Cruz – ‎Oct 12, 2011‎
MANILA, Philippines – After President Aquino rejected state honors for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Bayan Muna party-list now wants the Marcoses to apologize to victims of martial law and indemnify them. 

Aquino criticised by Marcos family over burial

gulfnews.com – Barbara Mae Dacanay – ‎Oct 12, 2011‎
Manila: President Benigno Aquino was criticised by the family of former strongman Ferdinand Marcos, for saying with finality it would be the ‘height of injustice’ to allow a hero’s burial for the former strongman 

What Went Before: The calls for Marcos hero’s burial

Inquirer.net – ‎Oct 12, 2011‎
President Benigno Aquino (left) says there will be no state funeral or any kind of state honors for the late Ferdinand Marcos whose remains lie in an airconditioned glass case in Batac, Ilocos Norte. PHOTOS BY EDWIN BACASMAS, INQUIRER AND AP Calls for 

Noy rejects state honors for Marcos

Philippine Star – Aurea Calica – ‎Oct 12, 2011‎
MANILA, Philippines – There will be no state honors for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos under the Aquino administration if and when his family finally decides to bury him. 

Teditorial: Aquino, Marcos, and burying the hatchet

ABS CBN News – ‎Oct 12, 2011‎
As President Noynoy Aquino ruled out a state burial for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos under his watch, the Marcoses say it’s about time not just to bury their father, but also the hatchet between the two families. Teddy Locsin Jr. gives us his 

Honours ruled out for Philippine dictator Marcos

AFP – ‎Oct 12, 2011‎
MANILA — Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Wednesday he would not allow any form of state honour for dictator Ferdinand Marcos, amid a push by the late ruler’s family to rehabilitate his image. Sanctioning a state burial or any government 

Palace seeks apology from Marcos family

Middle East North Africa Financial Network – ‎8 hours ago‎
Oct 14, 2011 (The Manila Times – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd would have allowed a hero’s burial for former President Ferdinand Marcos if only the family of the country’s former leader initiated 

No state honors for Marcos – Aquino

Middle East North Africa Financial Network – ‎10 hours ago‎
MANILA, Oct 12, 2011 (Philippine Daily Inquirer – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — There will be no state funeral or any kind of state honors for the toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos under the Aquino administration, 

‘Rejection of military honors for Marcos burial done without vendetta’

Sun.Star – ‎22 hours ago‎
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III’s decision to deny full military honors for the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos was made without vendetta. This was clarified by Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda, saying that Aquino’s decision was 

Palace: Aquino did not promise anything to Marcos

Sun.Star – ‎Oct 13, 2011‎
MANILA – Malacanang on Thursday clarified that President Benigno Aquino III did not promise anything to Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. regarding the state honors for the latter’s father burial. Marcos scored Aquino for rejecting a hero’s burial for his 

Aquino: ‘No hero’s burial for Marcos on my watch’

Manila Standard Today – Joyce Pangco PañaresRey T. Salita – ‎Oct 13, 2011‎
Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. criticizes decision, saying it widens the divisions in the country instead of healing them PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III ruled out a hero’s burial or military honors for the late 

Aquino: No hero’s burial for Marcos

Free Malaysia Today – Patrick Lee – ‎Oct 12, 2011‎
MANILA: President Benigno Aquino declared that there would be no hero’s burial for late former President Ferdinand Marcos under his watch. He said that it would be the “height of injustice” to give honor to a person who made the people suffer during

No state burial for Marcos, declares Aquino

Gulf Today – Manolo B.Jara – ‎Oct 12, 2011‎
MANILA: There will be no state burial for the late Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcos because it will be an injustice for the thousands of martial law human rights victims, President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino declared with finality on 
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