Philippine oligarchs

Malampaya and oligarch control

June 9, 2022

Malampaya had great potential as a stable local source of oil and energy. But the Philippine government has no hand in expanding it, as it has no control over the supply and pricing of oil, which global giants and big local businesses dominate.

Hidden ill-gotten wealth makes Marcoses richest in Philippines

September 21, 2021

How have the Marcoses been able to be so politically influential even long after being driven out of Malacañang in disgrace in 1986? The failure to recover their stolen loot counts for a lot.