The recommendation of the Department of Medicine of the Philippine National Police General Hospital to move Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile to a better facility is based on its doctors’ admission that the hospital does not have the needed medical equipment in case the senator would require emergency care.
The martial law regime of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos was built on a foundation of lies, wrapped in a scaffolding of deceit, surrounded by the barbed wire of half-truths.
By John Nery
Sociologist Herbert Docena’s characteristically astute reply to last week’s column is too long to fit into the Letters page; I am happy to use this space to run it in full. My comments follow:
By Rex D. Lores
In the unduly long reign of Ferdinand Marcos and the era since the 1986 People Power Revolution—a period spanning almost half a century—Juan Ponce Enrile has played an extraordinary role in Philippine public life.
By Rina Jimenez-David
The sorrows that Gigi Reyes faces would seem, to some, as simply just punishment for her role in the “pork barrel scam.” She had served as chief of staff of Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, one of the three senators accused (and now held in detention) for their part in the diversion of public money into private hands.