“The only way to elevate ourselves is to love what we do and to help others” is Bongbong Marcos’ business philosophy. It is so true for legitimate entrepreneurs who are into nation-building. They never cease to show their support to the son of the late President Ferdinand Marcos. The former leader recognizes early on the contribution of legitimate Filipino-Chinese economic players. Today, this thriving community locally is already on its 40th Anniversary. Recently, the Communist Party of China seeks to learn the perspectives of the younger Marcos on issues about the economy.
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[VIDEO]: Bongbong Marcos comments that he feels no different to the frequency of invitations he receives now as compared to when he was a senator or a governor.
Du30’s Introduction of Marcos as VP
In October 2016, President Rodrigo Du30 introduces former Senator Bongbong Marcos to the Filipino community in Beijing, China as the next vice president. That, of course, if he wins his electoral protest against Vice President Leni Robredo.
The Preferred VP
Marcos claims that massive and “blatant” fraud took place during the 2016 elections. It paves the way for the previous administration’s candidate to win the vice-presidential race. The son and namesake of the late President Marcos lost to Robredo by only around 200,000 votes. Experts say that this can easily be proven during the March 19, 2018, recount. Du30 openly expresses his support to Marcos and his family.
Marcos is happy that his Nacionalista Party once again had dinner with their “friends” from the Communist Party of China (CPC) last February 27. “Last night’s fellowship dinner hosted by the Nationalista Party for the visiting CPC delegation headed by H.E. Guo Yezhou, Vice Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, was both enjoyable and fruitful, as it further strengthened the friendship between our two countries,” he said.
First to Recognize
The CPC is interested to learn about his perspectives on issues relating to both countries. Marcos’ mother, Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos, and his sister, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, were also present at the dinner. The Chinese people who are abreast of the changing world is again first to detect the big change that is about to happen in the Philippines. No wonder they have become the drivers of the global economy. After all, the ones that excel in the digital age are the ones who are adaptable to change.
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos seems to be touring these days. That gives a hint to the press people that she is indeed preparing for the Senatorial race in 2019. She does not dispute that either. It is likely that she will run under the President’s umbrella because of the obvious alliance between them. The latest indication is the recent press conference where she and Presidential spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque answers questions about the current national issues. The Marcoses and the Filipino leader’s popularity remain despite the black media propaganda against them.
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[VIDEO]: Gov. Imee Marcos expresses her dismay on the slow progress of Bongbong Marcos’ electoral protest against VP Leni Robredo during a joint press conference with Malacanang spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque.
Roque Defended the President
Sensitive issues like the Dengvaxia case that hunts the previous administration are thrown at the Presidential spokesperson Roque. He constantly denies ill intention against ex-President Noynoy Aquino. The President is not into jailing previous presidents that came before him. It’s not just his style, Roque added.
Comelec’s Move against ex-Pnoy
The Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) Law Department summons former President Benigno Aquino III and two of his former cabinet members over a complaint of election law violation. This has links to the controversial dengue vaccination program. Aquino, former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, and former Health Secretary Janet Garin have to appear at a preliminary hearing on March 15. The three face a complaint filed by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption for the implementation of the immunization program on April 4, 2016. This falls within the 45-day election ban on government projects ahead of the May 2016 elections.
Own Supporters Put ex-Pnoy into Trouble
Roque explains the President’s stand on the Comelec’s complaint against ex-Pnoy and others. What can Du30 do if it is ex-Pnoy’s own supporters who can see such problem in the Dengvaxia case? He has to allow the rule of law to run smoothly and fairly, he said.
The Popularity of the Marcoses Never Dies
Mayor Mauricio Domogan tags the appearance of the Marcos siblings during the weekend Panagbenga parades as unfortunate after critics loomed over social media. It turns out that Bongbong and Gov. Imee Marcos were not formally invited. They asked permission to participate even if they do not have to since all Filipinos can join any festivals. However, they were allowed to join with officials of the city and the Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Incorporated. They also engaged the crowd on the parade route. They spoke to the crowd at the Athletic Bowl. Imee introduces Bongbong as the vice president of the Philippines. Perhaps the mayor did not expect that the popular siblings can overpower the crowd.