impeachment in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on impeachment in the Philippines


DOJ: Impeachment case filers vs Duterte can't be arrested

Jul 02, 2019 - 3:22 PM

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra reacts to the statement of top cop Oscar Albayalde that police will arrest those who file impeachment complaints against President Duterte if ordered by the Philippine chief

NOT A CRIME. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says filing an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte is not a crime. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Con-Com wants to strip Congress of sole power to impeach

May 21, 2018 - 4:30 PM

In the federal constitution it is proposing, the Consultative Committee wants Congress and the judiciary to share the power to impeach officials

Sereno rallies Filipinos to fight Duterte’s ‘dictatorial’ rule

May 17, 2018 - 7:16 PM

'Kung ayaw niya ng dissent, bigyan siya ng dissent. Kung ayaw niya ng boses ng tao, bigyan siya ng boses ng tao. The only way to fight a bully is to resist,' says ousted chief justice Maria Loures Sereno in her strongest speech yet

Former SC chief justice speaks at a forum at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in Pasig City on May 17, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

How similar are the Sereno and Corona impeachment cases?

Nov 28, 2017 - 8:28 AM

The impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno comes 5 years after her predecessor, the late Renato Corona, was removed from office

Conclusion: The misuse of impeachment

Sep 06, 2017 - 10:00 AM

We have opened the Pandora’s box. One can only hope that we will be also to correct ourselves and restore impeachment to its rightful use as a means of accountability and not a political weapon that will only destroy this country.

Corona impeached a year ago; where are solons' SALNS?

Dec 12, 2012 - 8:53 AM

It s exactly a year ago today December 12 when the House of Representatives impeached then Chief Justice Renato Corona But where are the SALNs of the lawmakers who prosecuted him?


May 31, 2012 - 7:11 AM

The administration must show that the impeachment processes is not simply an exercise in substitution of faces but a decisive step toward addressing impunity and bringing about closure

Theodore Te

Senators defer vote on dollar TRO

May 14, 2012 - 1:17 PM

Senators decide to wait for the testimony of the Ombudsman and the Chief Justice before revisiting their initial vote on the Supreme Court s TRO

Senate will probe BSP-PSBank controversy

Feb 22, 2012 - 1:41 PM

The Senate committee on banks not the impeachment court will investigate the BSP led audit that allegedly targeted Corona

Cite prosecutors in contempt, lawyer asks Senate

Jan 09, 2012 - 6:20 PM

Lawmakers slammed for exposing Corona s alleged ill gotten wealth