The Sandiganbayan rules the jewelry collection of Imelda Marcos, valued about $150,000 in 1986, property of the government of the Philippines and orders the Marcos family to forfeit it.
The Sandiganbayan, the Philippines' anti-graft court, orders Royal Traders Holding Co. Inc., a bank formerly controlled by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, to pay the Philippine government an estimated PHP1 billion ($32.446 million) in bank certificates that were confiscated by the United States Customs Service after Marcos was deposed in 1986.
The Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court authorizes the Prosecutor to launch an investigation into the Philippine government under President Rodrigo Duterte for possible crimes against humanity committed during the drug war.
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says he is "not aware" of the United States providing support to the Philippine government's military intervention against Islamists in Marawi. Duterte also said that he "never approached America for help".
Former First Lady Imelda Marcos is elected as representative of Ilocos Norte. [https:--web.archive.org-web-20100513081538-http:--newsinfo.inquirer.net-breakingnews-nation-view-20100511-269426-Imelda-Marcos-wins-big "(Philippine Daily Inquirer)"]