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Karen Jimeno named undersecretary for disaster resiliency

May 16, 2018 - 1:52 PM

Lawyer Karen Jimeno was once spokesperson of the office tasked to coordinate rehabilitation efforts after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)

NEW UNDERSECRETARY. President Rodrigo Duterte names lawyer Karen Jimeno as the new undersecretary for disaster resiliency. File photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

WATCH: Sara Duterte leads launch of Tapang at Malasakit Alliance

Oct 23, 2017 - 10:33 PM

The coalition is composed of politicians and groups who support President Rodrigo Duterte to unite Filipinos and put an end to 'destructive politicking'

Tapang at Malasakit coalition calls for end to 'destructive politicking'

Oct 23, 2017 - 12:28 PM

(UPDATED) Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio leads the launch of the new group, which is also attended by key allies of the President like Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos

NEW GROUP. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte (3rd from left) leads the launch of the Tapang at Malasakit Alliance of the Philippines in Taguig, October 23, 2017. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Guess who is being tapped as DPWH spokesperson

Oct 04, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Lawyer Karen Jimeno is also eyed as the Department of Public Works and Highways undersecretary for legal affairs

Smartmatic: It's Comelec running the show

May 17, 2016 - 10:11 PM

Smartmatic denies that it is overstepping its boundaries after a reported breach in protocol involving a hash code

HASH CODE ISSUE. Comelec's James Jimenez (left) and Smartmatic's Marlon Garcia explain the hash code issue in a news conference after the May 9 elections. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

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May 17, 2016 - 6:31 PM

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Smartmatic: No intention of leaving Philippines

May 17, 2016 - 11:34 AM

Smartmatic says it is unnecessary that Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon wants to bar the company s officials from leaving the country

'BREACH' EXPLAINED. Smartmatic Philippines general manager Elie Moreno holds a news conference with Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista after the technology provider was accused of breaching election-related protocol. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Comelec denies firing voting machine technicians

May 07, 2016 - 11:55 PM

Refuting a claim of the camp of Senator Grace Poe Smartmatic also says some technicians were not hired after failing tests

The Comelec gives a demonstration on the security features of the new Vote Counting Machines before members of the media and other election watchdogs at the Pope Piux XII Catholic Center in Manila on Monday, January 25. 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Comelec targets 90% vote transmission for 2016 polls

Apr 30, 2016 - 10:51 AM

Smartmatic s Karen Jimeno says even if the transmission rate isn’t 100 no vote is disregarded

Palace, ex-colleagues send condolences to Corona family

Apr 29, 2016 - 11:56 AM

Lawyers Rico Quicho and Karen Jimeno members of former Chief Justice Renato Corona s defense team during his 2012 impeachment trial mourn the passing of the former chief justice

PASSED AWAY. The former chief justice succumbs to cardiac arrest on Friday, April 29, 2016. File photo by Senate pool

Poll warehouse workers protest unpaid wages

Apr 01, 2016 - 6:55 PM

Some workers at the Comelec warehouse ‘refused to work’ until they got their salaries on April 1 Smartmatic’s Karen Jimeno says

COMELEC WAREHOUSE. The Comelec's 5-hectare complex in Santa Rosa, Laguna, is the storage facility for the 97,000 vote-counting machines needed in the May 9 elections. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

How to minimize losses during disasters? 'Work with LGUs'

Nov 26, 2014 - 8:56 PM

People who are lacking in income are those who are having difficulty in adapting to the changes brought by disasters Resiliency is a function of income says an expert from Oxfam Philippines

Yolanda rehab: 2 Cabinet clusters still delinquent

May 14, 2014 - 8:15 PM

Because of incorrigibly uncooperative cluster heads? Not necessarily the rehabilitation chief s office says

6 months later, no final Yolanda rehab plan yet

May 07, 2014 - 1:57 PM

The lack of a Post Disaster Needs Assessment from the NDRRMC is delaying the creation of a final rehabilitation plan for Yolanda

'BORDERING CRIMINAL.' Senator Francis Escudero says after 6 months, the lack of a final rehabilitation plan is already bordering the criminal. Photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

#CoronaTrial lawyers remember Cuevas

Feb 10, 2014 - 12:11 PM

Lawyers from both sides of the Corona impeachment trial honor the legal luminary who died Sunday

IN HIS ELEMENT. In this photo, lawyer Serafin Cuevas speaks during the cross-examination of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales (lower right) at the impeachment trial of former Chief Justice Renato Corona, 15 May 2012. File photo by Emil Sarmiento

Corona's defenders: Life goes on

May 28, 2013 - 10:28 PM

Defense lawyers of dismissed chief justice Renato Corona admit that the high profile trial boosted their careers

SPOTTED: Pinoy personalities at Pacquiao-Bradley fight

Jun 11, 2012 - 5:55 AM

Filipino and foreign talents trooped to MGM Grand to watch the Pacquiao Bradley fight

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May 21, 2012 - 8:19 PM

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Corona won't change his mind - defense

May 11, 2012 - 9:14 PM

Debunking speculations defense counsels say the Chief Justice will testify and face his accusers

‘What’s important is acquisition cost’

Mar 15, 2012 - 8:30 PM

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile says the most important figure in the SALN is the acquisition cost which Corona did not declare

Defense shrugs off Sister Flory Basa's claims

Mar 09, 2012 - 3:01 AM

Karen Jimeno says Sister Flory and the Basas allegations against the Chief Justice do not relate to the trial at hand

WE'RE FAMILY. Sister Flory Basa said despite the dispute over property, she still treats Cristina Corona as family. Photo grab from ABS-CBN

Enrile: Impeachment not a criminal trial

Feb 23, 2012 - 5:21 PM

As such it need not hew to the stricter standards of criminal proceedings

Defense warns of mistrial anew

Feb 22, 2012 - 12:29 AM

Is the defense setting the stage for a mistrial?

Defense: Cash under Corona's name not all his

Feb 16, 2012 - 9:12 PM

The law says however that all assets of the CJ s wife must also be declared in his SALNs

EXPLANATIONS. Defense counsels of Chief Justice Renato Corona hold a press conference to explain cash under Corona's name. February 16, 2012.

Defense saddened by PNoy speech

Feb 16, 2012 - 2:14 PM

Defense counsel comments on President Aquino s latest tirade against Corona

Cuevas in white and other trademark looks

Feb 15, 2012 - 8:33 PM

The defense s fashion sense is as varied as their motions and petitions

The defense's roller coaster day

Feb 08, 2012 - 11:09 PM

When their opportunity comes later in the trial the defense says they will be able to explain the Coronas millions

JUDD ROY III. The defense seeks relief from the High Court on Day 14..

Where have all the defense counsels gone?

Feb 07, 2012 - 8:08 PM

Majority of Corona s lawyers absent on Day 13

Day 12 'tragic' for the defense

Feb 06, 2012 - 9:04 PM

Corona s lawyers argue that proceedings should not be inquisitorial

Defense motions a delaying tactic?

Feb 04, 2012 - 1:05 PM

If their motions are denied the defense pledges We will abide with the rules we will be compliant

FOR THE DEFENSE. Members of the defense team moving a lot of papers around.

Defense: P34-M check proves BGEI exists

Feb 01, 2012 - 8:23 PM

They also lament the prosecution s continued trial by publicity vs Corona

On sub judice and gag orders

Jan 26, 2012 - 6:40 PM

Gag orders are regarded as prior restraints on the freedom of speech and freedom of the press


Defense sees 'the light of day'

Jan 24, 2012 - 6:41 PM

The prosecution s plea for more liberal rules indicates they re struggling with evidence say defense lawyers

Prosecution, defense engage in verbal tussles

Jan 21, 2012 - 7:07 PM

Prosecution vows to establish perjury; defense will argue for guilt beyond reasonable doubt