Basa clan belies CJ Corona’s claim in press briefing

May 23, 2012 11:57 pm· Comments Off on Basa clan belies CJ Corona’s claim in press briefing 

Daughters of the late Jose Ma. Basa, Francisca (2nd from right) and Ana (2nd from left) tearfully belie the statements made by Chief Justice Renato Corona regarding the alleged squabbles within the Basa-Guidote family during a press briefing Wednesday (May 23, 2012) at the Senate building in Pasay City. Supporting them are other members of the clan. (PNA photo by Gil S. Calinga)
DCT/LAM

Prosecution team during day 41 of CJ Corona’s impeachment trial

May 23, 2012 11:54 pm· Comments Off on Prosecution team during day 41 of CJ Corona’s impeachment trial 

Lead public prosecutor Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. (right) and other members of the prosecution team in last-minute discussions before the start of Day 41 (May 23, 2012) of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City. With Tupas are (standing from left) Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga, Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Farinas, (sitting from left) Isabela Rep. Giorgidi Aggabao and private prosecutor Mario Bautista. (PNA photo by Gil Calinga)
DCT/FFC/gsc

Cayetano sibling huddle before start of Day 41 of CJ impeachment trial

May 23, 2012 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Cayetano sibling huddle before start of Day 41 of CJ impeachment trial 

Sibling senator-judges Pia and Peter Cayetano huddle before the start of Day 41 of the ongoing impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Wednesday (May 23, 2012) at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Gil S. Calinga)
LAM/jme/gsc

PTV-4 interview with Senate Sergeant-at-Arms, retired Major General Jose Balajadia Jr., on closure of Senate gates

May 23, 2012 11:47 pm· Comments Off on PTV-4 interview with Senate Sergeant-at-Arms, retired Major General Jose Balajadia Jr., on closure of Senate gates 

Senate Sergeant-at-Arms retired Major General Jose Balajadia Jr. explains the closure order Tuesday of Senate president and presiding judge Juan Ponce Enrile of all Senate building gates during the live interview on PTV-4 before the start of Day 41 of the impeachment trial CJ Corona on Wednesday (May 23, 2012). (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Senator Bong Revilla leads the prayer during day 41 of impeachment trial of CJ Corona

May 23, 2012 11:44 pm· Comments Off on Senator Bong Revilla leads the prayer during day 41 of impeachment trial of CJ Corona 

Senator-judge Bong Revilla leads the prayer during day 41 of impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Wednesday (May 23, 2012) at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Gil S. Calinga)

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‘Brigada Eskwela’ at Soldiers Hills Elementary School in Muntinlupa

May 23, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on ‘Brigada Eskwela’ at Soldiers Hills Elementary School in Muntinlupa 

Parents, teachers and students of Soldiers Hills Elementary School in Muntinlupa City clean the classrooms and the surroundings of the school as part of Department of Education’s (DepEd) program “Brigada Eskwela” in preparation for the school opening on June 4. Now on its ninth year, DepEd’s Brigada Eskwela encourages the public to join its campaign to clean public schools’ classrooms and other facilities two weeks before classes open. This year’s Brigada Eskwela will also focus on ensuring adequate toilet and water system for students. (PNA Photo by Alexandria A. Bernabe-OJT)

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Drilon reacts to Corona’s challenge

May 23, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Drilon reacts to Corona’s challenge 

Senator-Judge Franklin Drilon laughs off the challenge issued by Chief Justice Renato Corona for him to also sign
a waiver on all his bank accounts, peso or otherwise, saying that it is Corona on trial and not him. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Aquino cites ‘significant’ benefits of road projects linking NLEX, SKEX on country’s economy

May 23, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on Aquino cites ‘significant’ benefits of road projects linking NLEX, SKEX on country’s economy 

MANILA, May 23 — President Benigno S. Aquino III cited the significant benefits that the two planned road projects linking the northern and southern Luzon expressways will have on the country’s economy, saying the projects, once completed, would greatly ease the uninterrupted transport of goods, services and people to and from their intended destinations, decongest major thoroughfares and lessen pollution.

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CAB hikes compensation for bumped-off passengers

May 23, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on CAB hikes compensation for bumped-off passengers 

MANILA, May 23 — The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has approved a higher compensation for bumped-off passengers.

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Senate gives CJ’s defense panel until Friday to complete evidence

May 23, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on Senate gives CJ’s defense panel until Friday to complete evidence 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, May 23 – The Senate, sitting as impeachment court, on Wednesday gave the defense panel of Chief Justice Renato Corona until Friday to wrap up evidence even as the court considered the testimony of Corona last Tuesday as part of the presented evidence.

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