A hero’s burial for Marcos?


See also Jon Joaquin’s related article

President Rodrigo Duterte remains firm in his intention to have Ferdinand Marcos buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes’ Cemetery or LNMB) on September 18, a few days after the late dictator’s 99th birth date – despite widespread protests from many sectors, including some of Duterte’s closest allies.

Hundreds of thousands enjoyed Folklorama


Dancers at Folklorama's Cuba Pavilion. Photo by Rey-ar Reyes

Summer is the season when most Manitobans try to lessen their workload or go on a vacation. For those who did not have the chance to get their holiday from work, it was not a total loss because most of them were able to “go around the world” from July 31 to August 13 without leaving the city.