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Can House subpoena justices to Sereno impeachment hearing?

Nov 22, 2017 - 8:30 PM

In 2012, the Supreme Court issued a resolution, saying justices cannot be compelled to testify in impeachment proceedings

Renato Corona, Zambales LP bets, China’s warning | 12PM wRap

Apr 29, 2016 - 11:54 AM

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Roxas blasts Binay for defending Corona

Aug 05, 2015 - 1:28 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay says he once advised President Aquino against pursuing the impeachment of former Chief Justice Renato Corona

Remulla out, Corona lawyer in as Binay spokesman

Jan 06, 2015 - 4:33 PM

Lawyer Rico Quicho who was once part of impeached chief justice Renato Corona s defense team is now Vice President Jejomar Binay s spokesman for political concerns

VP'S MAN. Lawyer Rico Quicho is the newest addition to Vice President Jejomar Binay's team of spokesmen. Rappler photo

Memorable moments in the Philippine Senate

Jun 10, 2014 - 11:22 AM

Ernesto Maceda sings Loren Legarda cries Tessie Aquino Oreta dances What other surprises have we not seen in the Senate?

Sandiganbayan orders seizure of Corona's assets

May 15, 2014 - 6:56 AM

The writ was issued in connection with the forfeiture case filed against the Corona couple for over P130 59 million in alleged ill gotten wealth

Rappler Newscast | January 29, 2014

Jan 29, 2014 - 8:35 PM

Criminal charges set against Corona wife More police torture victims surface Obama vows to end inequality in SOTU

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

Rappler Newscast | January 21, 2014

Jan 21, 2014 - 9:43 PM

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Revilla to Aquino, Roxas: Tamaan ng kidlat ang sinungaling!

Jan 21, 2014 - 8:49 PM

The embattled senator says he can stand by his story that Roxas drove him to Malacañang where the President asked him to convict Chief Justice Corona

THE TRUTH? Senator Bong Revilla (R) challenges Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas (L) and President Benigno Aquino III (C) to face the public and tell the truth. Roxas photo from his official Facebook page, Aquino and Revilla photos from AFP

Aquino: 'Natural' to meet senators on Corona

Jan 21, 2014 - 7:47 PM

It would ve been irresponsible for him not to counter the pressure that pro Corona groups were allegedly exerting on Revilla Estrada Guingona Recto

Rappler Newscast | January 20, 2013

Jan 20, 2014 - 9:39 PM

Bong Revilla slams Aquino administration in pork speech Palace says Aquino didn t beg Revilla to vote vs Corona Obama trims powers of NSA

Ex-solon asks SC to declare DAP unconstitutional

Oct 07, 2013 - 4:14 PM

Former Iloilo Representative Augusto Syjuco Jr also asks the High Court to recommend administrative charges vs Budget Secretary Abad and Senate President Drilon

Miriam to Aquino: It's still bribery

Oct 03, 2013 - 10:26 AM

Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago also blasts as squid tactics and trapo Senate President Drilon s justification of DAP

Tiangco to DBM: Release list of solons who received P10M

Oct 01, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Whatever you call it this is a Corona stimulus fund Tiangco says

PORK QUESTIONS. UNA secretary general Rep Toby Tiangco

Miriam to Palace: Playing favorites is against Constitution

Sep 30, 2013 - 3:11 PM

The senator says the selective and uneven release of additional funds to her colleagues after the Corona Trial may be liable for violating the equal protection clause in the Constitution

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

Corona: I'm vindicated

Sep 25, 2013 - 8:08 PM

Corona says Sen Estrada s revelations indicate that his removal from office is unconstitutional

PREPPING FOR #MILLIONPEOPLEMARCH. Former Chief Justice Renato Corona (seated, center) at the Manila Hotel, August 26, 2013. Photo by Rappler/Bea Cupin

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

The Corona Trial: A year after

May 29, 2013 - 10:29 AM

We revisit the 44 day trial that removed a chief justice

Former CJ Renato C. Corona

Forgetting Renato Corona

May 29, 2013 - 6:59 AM

Forgetting Renato Corona and lessons from his conviction is bad for the country’s anti corruption drive Yet we may be getting there

Corona prosecutors: Still basking in victory

May 28, 2013 - 9:56 PM

It s been a good year for most of the prosecutors of dismissed Chief Justice Renato Corona

Remember Corona's bank waiver? He revoked it

Aug 30, 2012 - 10:29 AM

BIR chief Kim Henares says former Chief Justice Corona revoked his waiver on his bank accounts

Now showing: Corona trial wall

Jul 23, 2012 - 11:24 AM

Congress unveils on July 23 a photo wall on the historic impeachment trial of dismissed Chief Justice Renato Corona

Corona trial has 'no impact' on PH business - survey

Jul 16, 2012 - 4:04 PM

The latest Grant Thornton International Business Report shows that 84 of local business leaders said the Corona trial has no impact on them up from last quarter’s 78

Filipinos rate PNoy's first 2 years in office

Jun 30, 2012 - 10:42 PM

Some say President Benigno Aquino III s only achievement in his first two years was to remove Renato Corona from office

‘CJ selection is next chapter of Corona Trial’

Jun 15, 2012 - 3:14 PM

Some say the judiciary has been injured and damaged so the next guy should be a healing Chief Justice What s more important are the judicial reforms

ERA OF REFORM: House impeachment manager Joseph Emilio Abaya says former Chief Justice Renato Corona's trial resulted in 'unexpected accomplishments'

#TalkThursday: Power and the future

Jun 14, 2012 - 1:50 PM

In this week s edition of TalkThursday Maria Ressa talks to Cavite Representative Joseph Emilio Jun Abaya

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

Palace laughs off Corona's 'transparency' call

Jun 03, 2012 - 7:48 PM

The Palace branded former Chief Justice Renato Corona s call for continued transparency as gimmickry

Corona: I fought a good fight, finished the race

Jun 03, 2012 - 4:16 PM

Corona says the time has come to render service to our people outside of the limitations of public office

Disrobing the Chief Justice

May 31, 2012 - 11:22 PM

Who is Renato Coronado Corona before he joined the Supreme Court in 2002?

Rappler Newscast | May 31, 2012

May 31, 2012 - 8:53 PM

Ousted Chief Justice Renato Corona will NOT appeal his removal from office to the Supreme Court | Defense lawyer Dennis Manalo says the decision to put the Omubdusman on the stand was made by Corona himself | A court watchdog group says the impeachment of Renato Corona and Merceditas Gutierez both vetted by the Judicial and Bar Council shows the weakness of the selection process

It's final: Corona won't appeal verdict

May 31, 2012 - 1:30 PM

He believes that this is a closed chapter of his life says defense counsel Tranquil Salvador III

DEFYING DOCTORS. Chief Justice Renato Corona returned to the Senate Friday, defying doctors' orders. File photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB/Senate Pool

Miriam's fury draws sharp reactions

May 30, 2012 - 7:57 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago s fierce tone during the last session of the impeachment trial went viral and gathered support for petition for her to get rejected as ICC judge

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago

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

Fariñas salutes Lito Lapid

May 30, 2012 - 6:38 AM

Prosecutor Rodolfo Fariñas thanks Sen Lito Lapid for using his palusot speech to argue for Corona s conviction

What Vitaliano Aguirre has to say about Miriam's vote?

May 29, 2012 - 10:31 PM

The private prosecutor shamed by Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago did not want to miss the verdict on Corona

Filipino businessmen laud, shrug off guilty verdict on chief justice

May 29, 2012 - 9:32 PM

The Philippines has taken another major step in the challenging road to political maturity the Makati Business Club says on the verdict of senator judges on Renato Corona

No more impeachment, please - SC employee

May 29, 2012 - 8:30 PM

The head of the SC employees association challenges senators to sign waivers that would allow the public to scrutinize their dollar accounts

Enrile: 'We must all learn from this episode'

May 29, 2012 - 7:21 PM

If we were to agree with [Corona] that he was correct in not disclosing the value of his foreign currency deposits because they are absolutely confidential can we ever expect any SALN to be filed by public officials from hereon to be more accurate and true than they are today?

Corona accepts verdict

May 29, 2012 - 7:04 PM

Renato Corona maintains his conscience is clear and that he is a victim of politics

Trillanes, Antonio IV: 'Guilty'

May 29, 2012 - 6:49 PM

Sen Antonio Trillanes IV votes to convict Corona

Villar: CJ guilty

May 29, 2012 - 6:43 PM

Although Villar votes to convict Corona he believes that Corona is a good person

Revilla, Ramon Jr.: 'Guilty'

May 29, 2012 - 6:11 PM

Lakas Sen Ramon Bong Revilla Jr votes to convict Chief Justice Renato Corona

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

Corona found guilty, removed from office

May 29, 2012 - 5:33 PM

UPDATED A total of 20 senators vote to convict Chief Justice Renato Corona while 3 vote to acquit

Pimentel, Aquilino III: 'Guilty'

May 29, 2012 - 4:41 PM

Sen Koko Pimentel votes to convict Chief Justice Renato Corona