MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The chief justice of the Philippine Supreme Court denied Tuesday that he stole from the country’s coffers and said he would open his bank accounts for inspection if the 188 lawmakers behind his impeachment do the same. In testimony in his impeachment trial, Chief Justice Renato Corona accused President Benigno Aquino...
By the time he took his leave, Philippines Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona was already a picture of a defeated man, far from the powerful figure many thought he was or he thought he was. And on the 40th day of his impeachment trial, a day grieving Filipinos lift their period of bereavement, Corona...
Two weeks into the turn of embattled Filipino Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona to present evidence and witnesses to disprove allegations against him in his own impeachment trial, more questions are arising, instead of refuting what the prosecution has so far presented. His defense panel has been plugging holes instead of addressing squarely his...
Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona is defending himself against the charges filed against him before the Senate impeachment court as much as against what he perceived as an attempt of a colleague to grab his position. The only worrisome thing about his defense posture is that he is making rounds with the press instead...
The feisty senator for Iloilo is a joy to hear for her educated wit and superior command of the King’s language which many of us in the press would often run to our next Thesaurus to get the exact meaning and context of her predictably unpredictable but deep vocabulary. Pardon her thick Visayan accent aside....
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