Impeachment trial cut short due to defense’s memorandum

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Impeachment trial cut short due to defense’s memorandum 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 24 – The impeachment trial adjourned early on Tuesday after the defense panel submitted to the Senate a memorandum asking the senator-judges to stop the prosecutors from presenting evidence on Chief Justice Renato Corona’s assets since it was not part of the Article 2 of the impeachment complaint.

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De Lima to DND/AFP: Where are Palparan's co-accused?

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on De Lima to DND/AFP: Where are Palparan's co-accused? 

MANILA, Jan. 24 — Where are the accused in the abduction of the missing students from the University of the Philippines, Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima on Tuesday asked both the Department of National Defense (DND) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

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Congressmen to mount info drive on articles of impeachment

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Congressmen to mount info drive on articles of impeachment 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 24 — The 188 congressmen-signatories to the Articles of Impeachment against Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona said on Tuesday they are bringing the Senate impeachment trial directly to the countryside by explaining to the people the eight articles of impeachment against the chief magistrate.

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No presentation of evidence, witnesses on 5th day of Corona impeachment trial

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on No presentation of evidence, witnesses on 5th day of Corona impeachment trial 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Jan. 24 — There was no presentation of evidence and witnesses during the fifth day of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona at the Senate on Tuesday as the defense panel insisted that there was no allegation of ill-gotten wealth in Article II of the eight articles of impeachment against the chief magistrate.

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(Metro News) QCPD hosts JICA fingerprint tutorial

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QCPD hosts JICA fingerprint tutorial 

MANILA, Jan. 24 – The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said it held a seminar at QCPD headquarters in Camp Karingal on Tuesday to teach its personnel the proper procedure and application of the Japanese government- sponsored Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).

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Talking Points: PNP says Chinese New Year rites peaceful

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Talking Points: PNP says Chinese New Year rites peaceful 

MANILA, Jan. 24 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Tuesday that Monday’s celebration of the Chinese New Year was generally peaceful.

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Aquino confers Presidential Legion of Honor on Liwag

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Aquino confers Presidential Legion of Honor on Liwag 

MANILA, Jan. 24 — President Benigno Aquino III conferred the Presidential Legion of Honor (PLOH) with the Rank of Lakan on outgoing Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant Admiral Ramon C. Liwag in ceremonies held at the PCG headquarters in Port Area, Manila on Tuesday.

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Aquino installs Tan as new Philippine Coast Guard Commandant

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Aquino installs Tan as new Philippine Coast Guard Commandant 

MANILA, Jan. 24 — President Benigno Aquino III formally installed Rear Admiral Edmund Castor Tan as the new Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant replacing Admiral Ramon C. Liwag in ceremonies held at the PCG headquartes in Port Area, Manila on Tuesday.

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House prosecution accuses defense panel of trying to stop BIR chief from testifying

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on House prosecution accuses defense panel of trying to stop BIR chief from testifying 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 24 — What’s in the income tax returns (ITRs) of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona that his lawyers prevented them from being presented before the Senate impeachment court today?

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Santiago says SC cannot interfere in impeachment trial

January 24, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Santiago says SC cannot interfere in impeachment trial 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 24 – Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said on Tuesday that the Supreme Court has no authority to in interfere in the Senate as impeachment trial of SC Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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