Marcos, Imelda

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, 1917–89, Philippine political leader. A lawyer and aide to Manuel Roxas (1946–47), he was elected to congress in 1949, serving in the House of Representatives (1949–59) and Senate (1959–65).
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It's like Imelda Marcos all over again who believed that wallowing in glamour amid all our poverty like she did helped 'put the Philippines on the map.
Diana likens Elton's enormous shoe collection to that of footwear-mad former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos.
Also, Provincial Board Member Conrado Respicio III said the board has asked the lawmakers in the province namely Rodolfo Farinas and Imelda Marcos to sponsor a bill seeking the permanent declaration of September 11 as a local non-working holiday which will only be realized through a the passage of a Republic Act.
The government will be launching a website next month to crowd-source tips on the whereabouts of some 200 missing art works, including paintings by Van Gogh, Picasso, and Rembrandt that were owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos.
Former president Joseph Estrada, Senate minority leader Juan Ponce Enrile and the dictator's flamboyant widow Imelda Marcos all showed up for the hour-long political rally in a leafy garden in Manila's old walled city, known as Intramuros.
Philippine authorities moved Tuesday to seize paintings by Picasso, Gauguin, Miro, Michelangelo and other masters held by Imelda Marcos after getting a court order against the former first lady.
Manila: Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao topped the list of richest House of Representatives member with former First Lady Imelda Marcos coming in at a distant second.
Imelda Marcos, the widow of the former dictator of the Philippines, continues her extraordinary political comeback by saying she will seek a second term as congresswoman.
A Philippine official said Monday that boxes of clothes and shoes left behind by former first lady Imelda Marcos and her dictator husband when they were ousted by a 1986 "people power" revolt have no historical significance, except for some Philippine-made gowns.
If plans to showcase the gem and jewellery collection of Imelda Marcos go ahead as planned, they could soon become an attraction for tourists from far and wide.
SUNDERLAND'S James McClean has been dubbed the Imelda Marcos of footballers.
It's a 22-song disco cantata about the life of the Uber-diva of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos.