With Duterte Abroad, Filipinos Protest Dictator’s Burial

The burial of Marcos followed a Supreme Court decision to dismiss petitions against the proposal made by current Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte for Marcos to be interred at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani (LNMB), also known as the Heroes’ Cemetery. Supreme Court spokesperson Ted Te says the 9-5 vote in favor of the burial.

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As Corruption Hunt Continues, Party Elite Name Xi Jinping as ‘Core’ Leader

The Communist Party of China’s elite Central Committee convened for its sixth plenary session in Beijing in the last week of October. During the session, President and General Secretary Xi Jinping was given the title of “core” leader, a prestigious title that puts him in a league with Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, according to Reuters.

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