Despite having skipped National Heroes' Day ceremonies on Monday morning, President Rodrigo Duterte took time to visit the tomb of an unnamed fallen soldier at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
later at night.
Ambassadors of New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, other foreign countries, defense officials, veterans students, soldiers, gathered in a wreath-laying ceremony hosted by the Philippine Army at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani
in Taguig City.
President Duterte does not consider himself a hero who deserves to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
when he dies.
Allowing the burial of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos' remains at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
brought Filipinos and families of martial law victims closure, the justice who penned the ruling said.
Those who plan to go to Libingan ng mga Bayani
to visit their deceased loved ones or pay respect to our countrys fallen heroes will have smoother and convenient travel to the national cemetery in time for National Heroes Day on August 28, said Navarro.
National artist for architecture Francisco 'Bobby' Manosa was laid to rest at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
(Heroes' Cemetery) on Sunday with family and friends attending the state funeral.
Opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Sunday reminisced the way the Duterte administration consented to the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
with full military honors, to the utter disappointment of human rights victims during his 21-year rule that was marked with much atrocity.
President Rodrigo Duterte expressed hopes that the Filipino people would forgive the late President Ferdinand Marcos after the remains of the strongman was buried in the Libingan ng Mga Bayani
De Lima issued the statement on the second anniversary of the controversial burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
President Duterte has appealed to the "Yellows" to once and for all move on from the issue on the burial of former President Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
, saying that the elections are already over anyway.
The Department of National Defense on August 7, 2016, issued a memorandum to General Ricardo Visaya, chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, regarding the interment of the late former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
The opposition groups - which included Akbayan, The Silent Majority, Tindig Pilipinas and Millennials Against Dictators - gathered at the People Power Monument on Edsa on the exact day that Ferdinand Marcos was sneakily buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
two years ago.