Malacañang underscores 14.19% tax revenue increase year-on-year

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on Malacañang underscores 14.19% tax revenue increase year-on-year 

MANILA, March 19 — Malacanang said the 14.19 percent year-on-year increase in tax revenue, achieved without imposing new taxes, is another positive testimonial for the administration’s efforts to improve tax collection.

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Santiago wants to know Corona’s real intent in filing incomplete SALN

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on Santiago wants to know Corona’s real intent in filing incomplete SALN 

MANILA, March 19 -– As the impeachment trial marked its 31st day on Monday, Senator-judge Miriam Defensor Santiago instructed both the prosecution and defense panels to show the real intent of Chief Justice Renato Corona in not filling up completely his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth.

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Makati assessor, QC register of deeds testify on sale, transfer of 5 Corona properties

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on Makati assessor, QC register of deeds testify on sale, transfer of 5 Corona properties 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, March 19 — On the 31st day of the impeachment trial against Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, the defense panel presented as witnesses Makati City Assessor Mario Badillo and Quezon City Register of Deeds Carlo Alcantara.

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Police probe killing of CAFGU member in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on Police probe killing of CAFGU member in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 19 – A member of the Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines was shot dead by a small band of armed men in the village of Budlasan in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental over the weekend.

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Leonen cites need for patience, understanding of GPH, MILF as exploratory talks open in KL

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on Leonen cites need for patience, understanding of GPH, MILF as exploratory talks open in KL 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, March 19 -– Government peace panel chair Marvic Leonen cited the need for both the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to be patient in understanding the possibilities that lie ahead to find a genuine and lasting solution to resolve peacefully the long-drawn Mindanao conflict.

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Defense lead counsel Serafin Cuevas misses Day 31 of impeachment trial

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on Defense lead counsel Serafin Cuevas misses Day 31 of impeachment trial 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, March 19 -– Due to health reason, former Justice Serafin Cuevas, the defense chief counsel, missed for the first time the ongoing impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday.

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McKinley property bought by CJ Corona's daughter from Megaworld, says Taguig register of deeds

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on McKinley property bought by CJ Corona's daughter from Megaworld, says Taguig register of deeds 

MANILA, March 19 -– On the 31st day of the impeachment trial against Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona, the defense presented its 10th witness Atty. Randy Rutaquio, the register of deeds of Taguig City.

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Residents appeal to city government to solve flooding problem in Barangay Banilad

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on Residents appeal to city government to solve flooding problem in Barangay Banilad 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 19 — Residents of Purok Bayanihan and Balaha-an in Barangay Banilad of Dumaguete City made an appeal recently to the city government to help the barangay solve the severe flooding problem in the area especially during heavy rains.

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Senate denies motion to cite House majority leader in contempt

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on Senate denies motion to cite House majority leader in contempt 

MANILA, March 19 – The Senate, sitting as impeachment court, denied on Monday the motion to cite House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II in contempt for allegedly threatening a congressman who had testified for the defense team in the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Nothing in Corona's defense to prove his innocence – House prosecution

March 20, 2012 2:02 am· Comments Off on Nothing in Corona's defense to prove his innocence – House prosecution 

By Jose Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, March 19 – The House of Representatives' prosecution panel said on Monday that the evidence presented so far by the lawyers of impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona did nothing in any way to prove Corona’s capacity to purchase several properties he owns or used to own.

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