Chief Justice Renato Corona - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Chief Justice Renato Corona


NBI summons Rappler CEO Ressa, reporter over cybercrime complaint

Jan 18, 2018 - 7:52 PM

The complaint is filed by Wilfredo Keng, a businessman Rappler reported on in 2012 for alleged favors given to impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona

Junjun Binay stays, Usman’s coddler arrested, Murray for Mayweather | The wRap

Mar 16, 2015 - 7:18 PM

A court stops Junjun Binay s suspension Troops arrest Usman’s coddler Andy Murray says Floyd Mayweather has the edge over Manny Pacquiao

P131-M forfeiture case filed vs Corona, wife

Mar 27, 2014 - 7:12 PM

The Ombudsman is asking the graft court to immediately issue a writ of preliminary attachment This will effectively freeze the couple’s assets

Palace: Aquino made no impeachable offense

Jan 22, 2014 - 6:27 PM

Malacañang has yet to identify pressure groups that supposedly tried to influence senator judges during the trial of former chief justice Renato Corona

Senators: There was P50M, but not for Corona conviction

Sep 26, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada says it s impossible his colleagues weren t given the same letter from Drilon notifying them of the P50 million extra fund

NOT JUST ME. Senator Jinggoy Estrada says it's impossible he was the only senator who got the letter from Drilon about the additional P50 milion after Chief Justice Corona's conviction. Photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

Not a bribe, just an ‘appeal’ – Jinggoy

Sep 25, 2013 - 8:45 PM

Senator Estrada says he was approached by a person who even drove him to Malacañang in an effort to get him to vote for the Chief Justice s conviction

CORONA REWARD? Sen Jinggoy Estrada says Drilon wrote a "private and confidential letter memorandum" about the allocation of P50 million for each senator who voted to convict Corona. Photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

Jinggoy: P50M for each convict-Corona vote

Sep 25, 2013 - 5:59 PM

Indicating how the administration misused discretionary funds too he says Drilon released the amount to each senator after they voted to convict the Chief Justice

e-SALN: Easier to catch crooks in gov't

May 31, 2013 - 6:59 PM

RA 6713 requires government officials to submit their SALN every year

Photo from the Office of the Ombudsman

Team PNoy bets to disclose SALNs

Apr 10, 2013 - 1:00 AM

If and when President Aquino takes the lead this year his senatorial bets are expected to make public their assets list spokesman says

FULL DISCLOSURE. Rep Sonny Angara said he is willing to disclose both his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth for 2012 as well as his Income Tax Return. Photo from Team PNoy Media Bureau

Coronas running under LP in Batangas

Mar 25, 2013 - 4:00 PM

The ousted Chief Justice s first cousins and niece are running under President Aquino s LP in his hometown of Tanauan

Corona cries persecution

Aug 30, 2012 - 2:33 PM

Dismissed Chief Justice Renato Corona says the charges against him were meant to divert public attention from other issues

Profile: Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro

Jul 26, 2012 - 1:59 PM

SC Justice Teresita De Castro says the judiciary should be independent not only from the appointing power but from a news article or a book

Vizconde opposes Carpio's nomination for CJ

Jul 19, 2012 - 2:57 PM

Lauro Vizconde says Carpio worked for Hubert Webb s acquittal in 2010


'We weren't there for blood' - Tupas #CoronaTrial

Jun 29, 2012 - 10:22 PM

Reflections of Niel Tupas Jr one month after Corona s conviction

Saguisag turns down CJ nomination

Jun 20, 2012 - 12:58 PM

The former senator says he s past the mandatory retirement age of 70 for Supreme Court justices

PNoy didn't think he could live beyond 30

Jun 09, 2012 - 6:02 PM

Here s a challenge to the man who knows he could die anytime: actualize your vision to institutionalize reforms

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Henares interested in CJ appointment

Jun 08, 2012 - 11:28 AM

After her name was floated as a possible nominee the BIR chief is formally nominated to replace dismissed chief justice Renato Corona

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Rappler Newscast | June 7, 2012

Jun 07, 2012 - 8:52 PM

Three familiar names are nominated to replace ousted Chief Justice Renato Corona | Senator Koko Pimentel tells election coalition UNA drop Zubiri or lose me | Senator Pia Cayetano says the bottom line on the RH bill debate is Filipinos with a different view are entitled to the full exercise of their civil rights

De Lima is not PNoy's CJ choice

Jun 07, 2012 - 6:17 PM

Aquino says he will ask de Lima to decline any nomination to the chief justice post as she still has a lot of pending cases to attend to

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Former SC aspirants nominated for CJ post

Jun 07, 2012 - 11:49 AM

Three familiar names outside the Supreme Court have been nominated to replace dismissed chief justice Renato Corona a day after the JBC formally opened nominations to the highest judicial post

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AMLC learns 'good lessons' from #CoronaTrial

Jun 05, 2012 - 2:08 PM

AMLC chief Vicente Aquino says he wants a stronger law with more exemptions

GOOD LESSONS: AMLC executive director Vicente Aquino says they learned 'good lessons' from #CoronaTrial

Tributes for Corona amid JBC meeting

Jun 04, 2012 - 8:06 PM

Ex Chief Justice Renato Corona returns to the Supreme Court to bid his supporters goodbye

Post-Corona: Reflections of 8 men

Jun 02, 2012 - 4:35 PM

The men who had roles to play in the Corona impeachment trial look back at their moments in the spotlight

DIVINE INTERVENTION: Prosecutor Reynaldo Umali thanks 'Little Lady' for helping the prosecution

Besides JBC, Palace has judicial search committee

Jun 02, 2012 - 10:02 AM

Question is should the search committee also make its choices known to the public?


Don't appoint politician in SC, PNoy told

May 31, 2012 - 4:35 PM

Sen Alan Peter Cayetano discourages President Aquino from appointing a politician as Renato Corona s replacement

PNoy: No rush to name new CJ

May 30, 2012 - 6:43 PM

President Aquino says he wants to avoid the mistakes of the past

Enrile to Corona camp: Don't defy us

May 30, 2012 - 2:26 PM

If they want a constitutional crisis in this country they will have one Enrile dares ex Chief Justice Renato Corona s camp

POST-TRIAL. Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile grants TV interviews after the impeachment court convicted Renato Corona. Screen grab from ANC

CJ position now vacant, per law and Senate

May 30, 2012 - 7:27 AM

Associate Justice Antonio Carpio the most senior justice in the Supreme Court serves as acting chief

Decrowned: The fall of Renato Corona

May 30, 2012 - 6:34 AM

Ironically the last time Corona was involved in any way in an impeachment trial he was at the other side of the fence he was part of the emerging power bloc


Rappler Newscast | May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012 - 10:29 PM

The senate impeachment court convicts Renato Corona for Article 2 of the impeachment complaint | Only 3 senators vote to acquit Corona | Dean Jose Manuel Diokno says the prosecution has the defense to thank for its victory

Marcos: acquit Corona

May 29, 2012 - 6:10 PM

This decision though maybe not popular was fair impartial and just Senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos says as he votes for the acquittal of Chief Justice Corona

[VIDEO] Recto votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 5:34 PM

Recto: My duty is to choose what is right and not what is popular

[VIDEO] Pimentel votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 5:28 PM

Pimentel: Facts convince this senator judge to avoid disclosing true net worth

[VIDEO] Pangilinan votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 5:07 PM

Pangilinan says he saw systematic concealment of the Chief Justice s wealth

[VIDEO] Osmeña votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 4:58 PM

Osmeña cites Supreme Court decisions to guide his personal verdict which tells him offense is impeachable and the Chief Justice betrayed public trust

[VIDEO] Marcos votes to acquit

May 29, 2012 - 4:35 PM

Marcos: Granted the Chief Justice violated SALN law this does not rise to level of impeachable offense

[VIDEO] Legarda: I vote to convict

May 29, 2012 - 4:25 PM

Legarda: If we acquit the Chief Justice we tragically lift floodgates on corruption

[VIDEO] Lapid votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 4:17 PM

Lapid says Prosecutor Farinas presentation makes it clear that Chief Justice Corona is guilty

[VIDEO] Lacson: I find the respondent guilty

May 29, 2012 - 4:13 PM

Lacson says he doesn t believe the Chief Justice doesn t understand accounting because he taught classes on taxes for 17 years in law school

[VIDEO] Honasan votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 4:09 PM

Honasan: I vote to ask the Chief Justice to step down

[VIDEO] Guingona: I vote to convict the accused

May 29, 2012 - 4:06 PM

Guingona: I vote to convict the accused Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

[VIDEO] Estrada: The accused violated the law

May 29, 2012 - 3:58 PM

Estrada: I make this decision with a heavy heart but with confidence The accused violated the law

[VIDEO] Escudero votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 3:49 PM

Escudero: This is the time to raise our standards for public servants not just for Chief Justice Corona but for us all

[VIDEO] Drilon votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 3:36 PM

Drilon: The Chief Justice must be held to higher standard than dismissed official for not declaring market stall He maliciously filed SALN

[VIDEO] Miriam: Not guilty

May 29, 2012 - 3:31 PM

Sen Miriam: As a former lawyer and a future judge of the International Criminal Court it makes me angry the way your minds run

[VIDEO] P. Cayetano votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 3:25 PM

Senator Pia Cayetano says minor inaccuracies in SALNs are not impeachable but the failure to declare 2 4M and P80M is not minor

[VIDEO] Alan Cayetano votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 3:21 PM

Alan Peter Cayetano votes guilty with penalty of removal from office

[VIDEO] Arroyo: I vote to acquit

May 29, 2012 - 2:51 PM

Arroyo: I cannot imagine removing a Chief Justice on account of his SALN

[VIDEO] Angara votes guilty

May 29, 2012 - 2:47 PM

Angara: I found the respondent guilty

Day 44: What to expect

May 29, 2012 - 2:13 PM

How will the senator judges vote? We will find out today in day 44 of the Corona trial