Corona impeachment trial - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Corona impeachment trial


Contempt? Binays might sue media over freeze order story

May 13, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Senators Franklin Drilon and Francis Escudero say bank secrecy laws do not apply to the Court of Appeals freeze order and the media can report on the order

MEDIA LAWSUIT? Senator Nancy Binay says her family's lawyers are considering suing media outfits for reporting on the CA freeze order. File photo from Senator Binay's Facebook page

Criminal charges set vs Corona, wife

Jan 29, 2014 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED Almost 2 years after he was removed from office dismissed Chief Justice Renato Corona will be charged in court for perjury and unexplained wealth

Miriam: SC can review Corona verdict

Jan 23, 2014 - 2:26 PM

She says Malacañang s alleged bribery of senators is extrinsic fraud and could be used to question the validity of the ruling of the impeachment court before the High Court

Revilla dares Aquino: Tell the truth, ‘Boy Tango’

Jan 22, 2014 - 8:26 PM

The President cannot keep mum on what transpired during their secret meeting in 2012 says Revilla who vows to make a privilege speech again next week

'BOY PICK-UP.' Senator Bong Revilla calls Interior Secretary Mar Roxas "Boy Pick-up," saying he personally drove senators to Malacañang so the President can convince them to convict Corona in 2012. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Palace: Revilla meeting not meant to influence Corona trial

Jan 20, 2014 - 9:15 PM

Presidential spokesman Coloma says the President only wanted to verify with Revilla if interest groups were pressuring him to acquit the Chief Justice in 2012

Malacañang: Officials now more honest with SALNs

May 29, 2013 - 6:54 PM

A year after the impeachment Chief Justice Renato Corona the Palace admits there is still work to be done in reforming the judiciary

Former CJ Renato C. Corona

Corona, a free man

May 29, 2013 - 6:06 PM

Corona faces only one case tax evasion a year after he was dismissed as chief justice

ONE YEAR AFTER. Removed as chief justice in 2012, Corona remains in fighting form in 2013.

YEARENDER: 12 big business stories in 2012

Dec 31, 2012 - 5:51 PM

This list shows how the movers and shakers took advantage of opportunities and navigated the risks how political leaders showed grim determination and how intertwined the players in both business and politics are

Many Pinoys undecided on Corona guilt – Pulse Asia

Jun 04, 2012 - 2:45 PM

Almost 4 out of 10 Filipinos were undecided on Corona s guilt or innocence says a new Pulse Asia survey conducted before the Corona verdict

Senate caucus on AMLA; blacklisting feared

Jun 04, 2012 - 7:15 AM

OFWs and businessmen will be the hardest hit if the Senate fails to amend the Anti Money Laundering Act before it adjourns on June 7

Victory for democracy prompts further challenges

May 31, 2012 - 6:03 PM

Corona s impeachment and conviction is a victory for democracy but it prompts further challenges particularly in the designation of the next chief of the judiciary

Former CJ Renato C. Corona

Corona verdict 'immediately executory'

May 29, 2012 - 12:11 PM

The Senate verdict on Corona will be immediately executory with Enrile writing the Supreme Court and the executive of the decision on the same day

Law students' verdicts on Corona trial

May 28, 2012 - 9:13 PM

Law students want CJ Renato Corona should be convicted but even as aspiring lawyers they concede the impeachment trial is more about trust of a public officer than the law

Anna Bueno, law student at Ateneo

SC retirement budget: Did Morales really ask for an increase?

May 28, 2012 - 4:40 PM

CJ Corona says Ombudsman Morales is getting back at him because she didn t take it well when he refused to double the budget for her retirement rites

Corona's dollar trades in 1960s were 'illegal'

May 28, 2012 - 2:12 PM

When Chief Justice Renato Corona bought and sold dollars in the 1960 s outside of the banking system he was engaged in the black market which was illegal according to former Monetary Board members Vicente Valdepeñas and Dante Canlas

From US bases to Corona trial: Angara voting first

May 28, 2012 - 12:33 PM

Sen Edgardo Angara on how it feels to be the first to vote in the Corona trial

Corona verdict: 5 issues for senator-judges

May 28, 2012 - 7:02 AM

To convict or to acquit? Here are 5 key questions senators will answer as they decide on Corona s fate

Cristina Corona reconciles with Basa relatives

May 25, 2012 - 3:59 PM

It was Cristina Corona who approached the Basas Her daughter Carla followed resulting in a dramatic family reconciliation

Senators: No more considerations for Corona

May 23, 2012 - 7:24 PM

Senators say they have given Corona all the leeway and can no longer wait for him to return next week

Senate in ‘quandary’ over Corona condition

May 23, 2012 - 12:08 PM

Senators will decide in caucus whether or not to wait for Chief Justice Renato Corona to return to the witness stand

Making financial sense of Corona's wealth

May 22, 2012 - 1:16 PM

The Corona trial has resulted in another round of review of banking practices among local players similar to what happened during the Estrada impeachment

CONVERSATIONS: What would you #AskCorona?

May 21, 2012 - 5:12 PM

If you were a a member of the prosecution panel what would you ask Chief Justice Renato Corona when he takes the witness stand on Tuesday?

What would Corona say? 10 key points

May 21, 2012 - 3:25 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona takes the last stand as he testifies before the Senate Here s a preview of his make or break testimony

Corona won't go down without a fight - Cuevas

May 16, 2012 - 9:25 PM

The lead defense counsel says they will block the prosecution’s move to ask the Senate to admit the Ombudsman’s report as evidence

Defense: BIR, COA and LRA conspired vs CJ

May 16, 2012 - 3:09 PM

Defense counsel Rico Quicho accuses the Bureau of Internal Revenue Commission on Audit and Land Registration Authority as part of the government machinery working to impeach Chief Justice Renato Corona

Cuevas to Morales: What AMLC audit?

May 15, 2012 - 7:45 AM

Lead defense counsel says the testimony of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is a concoction

Sotto doubts defense promise to disclose Corona dollars

May 14, 2012 - 1:07 PM

He says it has to come from Corona himself

vicente sotto

Q and A: What Corona's testimony means to the Senate

May 09, 2012 - 4:04 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona is testifying What happens now? Senators weigh in on the Corona trial s grand finale

Senate to Ombudsman: Bring docs on CJ's '$10M’

May 09, 2012 - 11:21 AM

The Senate orders Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and complainants to produce documents on Corona s alleged US 10 million

Defense: Corona will bare it all

May 08, 2012 - 8:18 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona s lawyers say he will bear all once he takes the witness stand in his own impeachment trial

#CoronaTrial: Day 36 LIVE BLOG

May 08, 2012 - 2:15 PM

Here are the highlights from Day 36 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

Lacson to defense: Convince CJ to testify

May 08, 2012 - 12:45 PM

Many senator judges think that without the Chief Justice s testimony it will be hard for them to acquit him says Sen Panfilo Lacson

#CoronaTrial: Day 35 LIVE BLOG

May 07, 2012 - 2:22 PM

Here are the highlights from Day 35 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

The 10-million dollar game changer

May 05, 2012 - 12:54 PM

The Ombudsman s revelation about Chief Justice Corona’s multi million dollar accounts has provided his trial a new twist and proved the old adage that truth will find its way out no matter the hindrances

Recto to Ombudsman: Probe Corona quietly

Apr 30, 2012 - 1:11 PM

Sen Ralph Recto says the Ombudsman probe into Corona s dollar accounts done simultaneously with the impeachment trial may confuse the public

Defense: Corona handled Ombudsman order on his own

Apr 29, 2012 - 2:16 PM

The lawyers of Chief Justice Renato Corona were not notified of the order but said they expected the letter which they dismiss as black propaganda

Cayetano to parties: Think Facebook

Apr 21, 2012 - 3:43 PM

Engaging and connected Sen Alan Peter Cayetano says political parties should be like Facebook

Chiz: Senate to finish Corona trial before SONA

Apr 18, 2012 - 7:10 PM

Sen Francis Escudero wants the Corona impeachment trial to be over before PNoy s SONA in July

Corona and the Facebook 'bikini' issue

Apr 13, 2012 - 8:42 AM

Chief Justice Renato Corona warns of weakening democracy claims harassment

The Passion of Corona? Impeachment Holy Week edition

Apr 02, 2012 - 11:53 AM

From the legal and the political prosecutors and defense counsels turn religious in arguing the Corona impeachment case

Corona trial rewriting Enrile story?

Mar 28, 2012 - 9:47 PM

A look at Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile s role in the Corona trial and what this could mean for his enduring story

Basa-Guidote keeps Corona trial in suspense

Mar 23, 2012 - 5:31 AM

Basa Guidote is the cliffhanger as the impeachment trial goes on break with unresolved questions on Corona s bank deposits

PCIJ to Corona: ‘Everybody does it’ is no excuse

Mar 22, 2012 - 12:24 PM

Journalists from the PCIJ refuse to take the witness stand for the Chief Justice

Defense: Lawmakers acted in 'bad faith'

Mar 22, 2012 - 2:46 AM

The intense focus of the impeachment court on the 45 properties is good news for the defense who wanted to raise questions on the complaint since day 1

NO POSSESSION. The defense team says the Coronas should have first taken possession of The Columns unit for it to be considered theirs. File photo by Emil Sarmiento

45? 21? 6? The Corona property math

Mar 21, 2012 - 11:55 PM

The prosecution and the defense cut down the list of 45 properties allegedly owned by Corona Yet their tallies don t match

Cuevas back to ‘energize defense’

Mar 21, 2012 - 2:28 PM

The so called energizer and father of the defense panel is back after resting due to illness

Roy: Corona was test case of LRA system

Mar 21, 2012 - 1:27 PM

Defense counsel Jose Roy III said the testimony of the LRA chief shows the accusation against Corona are all smoke and mirrors

Is Corona contradicting self in SALNs?

Mar 20, 2012 - 4:26 PM

Is Chief Justice Renato Corona using different arguments to justify his SALN declarations?

Corona's The Columns: Sold but not 'accepted'

Mar 19, 2012 - 9:29 PM

The defense maintains defects in The Columns unit justifies Corona s delay in declaring the property

Corona’s SALN ‘errors’: Negligence or impeachable offense?

Mar 19, 2012 - 8:23 PM

Prosecutors and defense counsels clash on whether errors in the SALN constitute an impeachable offense