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Timeline: 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution

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Latest Stories on Edsa

Heads up: Road reblocking, repairs this weekend – MMDA

By: Gabriel Pabico Lalu - June 22nd, 2018

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) advised motorists on Friday about possible gridlocks along EDSA and other major roads in Manila and Quezon City this weekend, as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) conducts it highway reblocking and repairs.

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MMDA: Road works set along EDSA, C-5

By: Faye Orellana - June 15th, 2018

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has cautioned motorists of possible traffic jam in areas where road repairs will take place this weekend.

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36 hurt as 2 buses crash on EDSA-Timog Ave.

By: Gabriel Pabico Lalu - May 31st, 2018

Several passengers were reported to have sustained minor injuries after two buses collided at the southbound lane of EDSA near Timog Avenue in Quezon City on Thursday morning.

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Rhian Ramos’ van gets sideswiped by bus on Edsa flyover

By: Katrina Hallare - May 19th, 2018

Rhian Ramos met trouble on the road all because of a errant bus. The Kapuso actress disclosed that a Thelman Transit Bus hit the front of her van along the Edsa flyover from the South Luzon Expressway (SLEx). She wrote about the incident via Twitter on Friday. An annoyed Ramos recalled what happened: “[The bus […]

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WATCH: Erwan Heussaff, friends embark on EDSA traffic race using different modes of transportation

By: Cody Cepeda - April 19th, 2018

The winner, Nico Bolzico, ran from Makati to Ortigas instead of riding any vehicle. His white face mask turned black by end of race.

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Philippine High School for the Arts theater kids relive a revolution in ‘Nagwawalang Gubat’

By: Cora Llamas - Contributor - March 24th, 2018

The Philippine High School for the Arts’ (PHSA) production of “Nagwawalang Gubat”—Guelan Luarca’s translation of Caryl Churchill’s “Mad Forest,” staged two weekends ago at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Huseng Batute under JK Anicoche’s direction—was a play by young people that, in its surprising acuity, power and fury, proved to be a must-see. […]

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How can a simple cold keep me off Edsa?

By: Chit Roces-Santos - March 4th, 2018

I was at Edsa again, on the 25th, commemorating that finest moment in recent Philippine history as much as protesting against the inconceivable things happening in the country today.

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Kris Aquino reaches out to Paolo Duterte: Coffee or San Mig?

By: Cody Cepeda - February 28th, 2018

There is dignity in restraint. When presidential son Paolo Duterte first mocked the EDSA People Power Revolution and Kris Aquino on his Facebook account last Feb. 20, the latter refrained from adding fuel to the fire by peacefully reaching out to Duterte. It is known that Duterte resigned as vice mayor of Davao City last Dec. […]

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Paolo Duterte marks return from resignation by mocking EDSA revolution, Leni Robredo, Kris Aquino

By: Cody Cepeda - February 27th, 2018

"Ang anakbayan na anak ng teteng hintay kayo... wag kalimutan wala akong trabaho... kayo lang trabahuin ko," said Paolo Duterte.

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Kris Aquino defends mom Cory’s legacy from detractors

By: Katrina Hallare - February 27th, 2018

In a time when history is being tested with countless attempts at revisionism, Kris Aquino makes sure to stand by what is true and to defend her mother’s legacy. The Queen of All Media reminisced about the late President Cory Aquino, a prominent figure in the Edsa People Power Revolution, in a throwback Instagram photo […]

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Edsa 1 not a product of ‘fake news’ but of ‘bloodless revolution’ — Palace

By: Nestor Corrales - February 26th, 2018

The 1986 Edsa People Power that toppled the Marcos dictatorship was not a product of “fake news” but of a “bloodless” revolution, Malacañang said on Monday.

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It’s red, blue, white for 32nd anniversary of Edsa People Power

By: Nikko Dizon - February 25th, 2018

Red, blue, and white confetti rained at the People Power Monument on Sunday, following what appeared to be the Duterte administration’s token celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution that restored the country’s democracy in 1986.

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#INQStories: Edsa FAQ

#INQStory Edsa People Power Revolution

February 25th, 2015

Throughout the four historic days of the People Power revolution in 1986, the Philippine Daily Inquirer was at the forefront of the reportage as the events unfolded one-by-one.

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Radyo Veritas role in Edsa I recalled

By: Carmela Reyes-Estrope - February 25th, 2015

Sections of a nondescript concrete building on MacArthur Highway in Barangay Dakila in the City of Malolos bore bullet holes from 29 years back. On one of its panels, a proud name, written in blue paint, has started to fade and is barely readable.

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#INQStory Cardinal Sin appeals to military to not use violence against people

February 22nd, 2015

RADIO ADDRESS OF ARCHBISHOP JAIME CARDINAL SIN Calling on the military to not use violence against the people Radio Veritas February 23, 1986, 3:07 a.m. My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, this is Cardinal Sin speaking. I appeal to you all once again for sobriety and calm. Let us not be provoked by selfish […]

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#INQStory Cardinal Sin calls on Filipinos to support Ramos and Enrile

February 22nd, 2015

RADIO ADDRESS OF ARCHBISHOP JAIME CARDINAL SIN Calling on Filipinos to support Ramos and Enrile Radio Veritas February 22, 1986, 11 p.m. My dear people, this is a very critical time for our country. (Defense) Minister (Juan Ponce) Enrile and General Ramos have expressed their position with respect to the legitimacy of the [Marcos] government. […]

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The call to non-violence, heroism, greatness

February 22nd, 2015

Filipinos all over the country were practically glued to Radio Veritas, which was the only radio station that dared to give a blow-by-blow account of the unfolding siege at Edsa in February 1986.

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28 key Edsa personalities

February 22nd, 2014

The Edsa People Power Revolt on Feb. 22 to 25, 1986, had a cast of thousands, many of them political and military figures who remain familiar names in recent headlines. From being Marcos allies, many have shifted loyalties to become rebel forces who, thanks to their burnished image during Edsa, were later elected local officials, senators and even President.

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