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INC wants Manalo doctors accompanied by New Era staff

Feb 24, 2016 - 5:13 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo wants the names of the doctors provided at least 24 hours before a scheduled visit

CONTESTED PROPERTY. The Iglesia ni Cristo and Lottie Manalo Hemedez both have claims over the 2-hectare lot. Rappler photo

Who owns 36 Tandang Sora? Manalo sister questions INC claims

Dec 03, 2015 - 6:49 PM

The estranged sister of INC leader Eduardo Manalo is questioning the church s ownership claims over 36 Tandang Sora based on a supposed deed of sale

OWNERSHIP CLAIMS. Lottie Manalo-Hernadez appears before a Quezon City court hearing a petition for injunction filed by the INC last November, but her testimony was rescheduled. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PH vs China, Escudero to critics, US terror alert | 6PM wRap

Nov 24, 2015 - 6:16 PM

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Sister of INC's Eduardo Manalo appears in court, stopped from testifying

Nov 23, 2015 - 6:01 PM

The estranged sibling of INC leader Eduardo Manalo was supposed to testify as a respondent in the INC s petition but the INC camp moved to defer proceedings

Lottie Manalo-Hemedez appears before a Quezon City court hearing a petition for injunction filed by the INC. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Iglesia asks court to ban Manalo visitors from INC compound

Sep 23, 2015 - 5:18 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo wants a court to stop the two estranged siblings of INC head Eduardo Manalo from receiving visitors at the INC owned compound in Quezon City

PROHIBITION. A 'No Tresspassing' sign is seen outside 36 Tandang Sora, where the siblings of INC leader Eduardo Manalo are currently staying. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

INC lawyer Cuevas hits De Lima bias

Aug 29, 2015 - 4:17 PM

Cuevas says by prioritizing the illegal detention complaint it appears that De Lima wants something related to the 2016 national elections

THIRD DAY. The public vigil of powerful homegrown church Iglesia ni Cristo enters its third day. Photo of screen of INC's livestream at Shaw Boulevard mass action by Buena Bernal/Rappler

INC lobbies for key gov't positions

Jul 28, 2014 - 7:30 AM

The INC makes it easy for their political allies to know what they want in the form of lists of appointive positions they want secured for their own members

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?

#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

Ex-SC justice Serafin Cuevas dies

Feb 10, 2014 - 8:42 AM

UPDATED Cuevas 85 was a former SC associate justice and justice secretary and was lead defense counsel in the impeachment trial of ex Chief Justice Renato Corona

CUEVAS, 85. Former Supreme Court Justice Serafin Cuevas during the impeachment trial of former Chief Justice Renato Corona. 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

#TalkThursday: The defense in retrospect

May 31, 2012 - 2:37 PM

What else could the defense have done for the acquittal of the Chief Justice?

It’s all over: Anatomy of a checkmate

May 30, 2012 - 2:47 PM

All roads are blocked and there is no exit except to leave with as much dignity as possible

Defense: ex-CJ will decide our next move

May 29, 2012 - 8:58 PM

Lead defense counsel Serafin Cuevas says he was surprised about the overwhelming number of votes to convict but insists he would not have done anything differently

Rappler Newscast | May 28, 2012

May 29, 2012 - 12:15 AM

Oral arguments for the prosecution invoke principles of greatness rule of law the country s future and the character of a Chief Justice | Defense counsel s closing arguments focus on legal arguments saying mistakes the chief justice made in his SALN were done in good faith | Rappler Exclusive: Former monetary board officials say Corona admitted to illegal trading of dollars in his testimony in the impeachment court

Replay: Day 43 (click here for more clips)

May 28, 2012 - 11:06 PM

The defense and prosecution panels delivered their closing arguments Watch day 43 in full length

Day 43: wRap

May 28, 2012 - 6:25 PM

Rappler s Ayee Macaraig recaps day 43 of the Corona Trial where the defense and the prosecution delivered their closing arguments

CJ should 'not get less in law than anybody else'

May 28, 2012 - 4:48 PM

Corona s defense lawyers present a closing argument that relies heavily on the law

Miriam: In case of conviction, how to determine penalty?

May 28, 2012 - 2:38 PM

Senator judge Miriam Defensor Santiago asks the presiding officer and the rest of the members of the impeachment how to determine the penalty for the Chief Justice in case of conviction

Enrile to Cuevas: Will you elevate result of proceedings to SC?

May 28, 2012 - 2:32 PM

Enrile asks defense panel if they will take the result of the impeachment proceedings up to the Supreme Court

Day 43: Interview with prosecution's Quimbo

May 28, 2012 - 2:08 PM

Rep Miro Quimbo gives us a preview of the prosecution s closing arguments

Why the defense sees Corona acquittal

May 28, 2012 - 9:42 AM

The defense s 3 main arguments include: a defective complaint non disclosure done in good faith and Corona not committing an impeachable offense

OUT OF THE LOOP. Defense counsels of Chief Justice Renato Corona did not know about the order of the Ombudsman requesting Corona to explain his assets.

Corona to apologize to impeachment court

May 24, 2012 - 5:27 PM

According to defense counsel Ramon Esguerra Chief Justice Renato Corona is determined to appear on Friday May 25

REWIND: Walkout or medical emergency?

May 24, 2012 - 5:12 PM

It was not a walkout the defense panel insists Watch this video and judge it for yourself

Behind the scenes of Corona's walk out

May 23, 2012 - 9:48 PM

Rappler traces the events of Tuesday May 22 and goes behind the scenes on the day Corona abruptly left the witness stand

Rappler Newscast | May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012 - 8:49 PM

Renato Corona is a no show on day 41 A Basa daughter says Corona used his influence to win his wife’s libel cases And Dean Tony La Viña says Corona fails to live up to the rigor of truth

Drilon: I report all my assets in the SALN

May 23, 2012 - 2:54 PM

Senator judge Franklin Drilon also says he will not sign the waiver simply because he is not required by law and that all his assets are reported in his SALN

Defense team in disarray?

May 23, 2012 - 10:42 AM

Defense counsel Ramon Esguerra admits some lawyers may have thought of resigning because of surprising events from Chief Justice Renato Corona s appearance at his impeachment trial Tuesday May 22

Corona's hypoglycemia

May 22, 2012 - 8:47 PM

Hypoglycemia which supposedly forced Chief Justice Renato Corona to walk out of the impeachment court can usually be cured with Coke says doctor

DIABETIC CORONA. The Chief Justice walked out of the Senate session hall supposedly due to hypoglycemia.

Corona walks out

May 22, 2012 - 5:25 PM

The Chief Justice defies the impeachment court but his lead counsel says he will return to the stand Wednesday May 23

Rappler Newscast | May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012 - 8:19 PM

Corona lawyers admit the Chief Justice refuses to rehearse courtroom answers in their presence Find out 5 things the Chief Justice will likely say on the witness stand And Lady Gaga’s two day Manila concert will push through despite protests

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

The Gamechanger: Implications of the Ombudsman's testimony

May 15, 2012 - 10:29 PM

It’s not yet “game over” but certainly the game has changed The bar the Chief Justice must hurdle to be acquitted is much higher now than before Carpio Morales testified

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

Basa Guidote: Corona's double-edged sword

May 12, 2012 - 11:40 AM

Despite its ugly history the BGEI was raised by Corona s lawyers to explain his wealth Here s how this bitter family dispute has evolved through the years

READY TO POUNCE: Private prosecutors Cynthia Roxas and Renato Samonte with lead prosecutor Niel Tupas Jr. (PHOTO BY EMIL SARMIENTO)

Corona hurting, 'losing sobriety,' says counsel

May 08, 2012 - 8:13 PM

Defense lead counsel Serafin Cuevas says the Chief Justice has no choice but to testify

Lead defense counsel Serafin Cuevas

Corona verdict out on May 31?

May 08, 2012 - 12:18 PM

It s octogenarian vs octogenarian as Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile zings retired Justice Serafin Cuevas for the first time

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

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

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

‘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

Trillanes, Cuevas and Corona's allowances

Mar 15, 2012 - 1:36 PM

Senator Trillanes grills defense counsel Serafin Cuevas about the defense panel s witnesses

Photos from the Senate and Sen.Trillanes' website

Prosecution to revive issue on Corona’s 'ill-gotten wealth'

Mar 14, 2012 - 9:30 PM

The prosecution said it will present rebuttal evidence on Corona s alleged ill gotten wealth after the defense supposedly re opened the issue

#CoronaTrial Day 26 with video highlights

Feb 29, 2012 - 1:50 PM

Highlights of Day 26 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

#CoronaTrial: Day 25 with video highlights

Feb 28, 2012 - 5:57 PM

Highlights of Day 25 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

#CoronaTrial: Day 24 with video highlights

Feb 27, 2012 - 1:32 PM

Highlights of Day 24 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

#CoronaTrial: Day 23 with video highlights

Feb 23, 2012 - 2:31 PM

Highlights of day 23 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

Enrile, Daza, Cuevas: The Octomaneuvers

Feb 22, 2012 - 9:30 PM

Octomaneuvers octomechanics geriatric courtesy Viewers were amused watching Enrile Daza and Cuevas on the floor

Defense warns of mistrial anew

Feb 22, 2012 - 12:29 AM

Is the defense setting the stage for a mistrial?