How the senator-judges cast their votes in the Corona impeachment trial

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on How the senator-judges cast their votes in the Corona impeachment trial 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, May 29 -– Following is how the senator-judges cast their votes in Article II of the impeachment complaint against Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato C. Corona:

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Senate Impeachment Court votes 20-3 in convicting SC Corona

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Senate Impeachment Court votes 20-3 in convicting SC Corona 

MANILA, May 29 — Here's how the senator-judges voted (20-3) on Tuesday to convict Chief Justice Renato C. Corona on Article 2 of the impeachment case filed against him by the House of Representatives:

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Gazmin, Chinese counterpart vow to keep communication lines open

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Gazmin, Chinese counterpart vow to keep communication lines open 

MANILA, May 29 – As the stand-off between Philippine and Chinese civilian maritime units on Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal enter its second month, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin and his People's Republic of China counterpart Liang Guanglie vowed to keep their respective communication lines open as part of the two governments respective efforts to deescalate the situation.

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Senator-Judge Guingona’s explanation of his vote on CJ trial

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Senator-Judge Guingona’s explanation of his vote on CJ trial 

MANILA, May 29 – The following is the explanation of vote of Senator-Judge Teofisto Guingona III on the impeachment case of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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PNP hands over P2.4-M reward money to tipsters responsible for arrest of 17 fugitives

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on PNP hands over P2.4-M reward money to tipsters responsible for arrest of 17 fugitives 

MANILA, May 29 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday handed over P2.4 million worth of reward money to informants instrumental to the arrest of 17 wanted fugitives.

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Senator-judge Escudero’s explanation of vote

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MANILA, May 29 – Senator-judge Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero voted to convict Chief Justice Renato Corona. His explanation include:

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Explanation of Senator-Judge Franklin Drilon on his vote on CJ impeachment trial

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Explanation of Senator-Judge Franklin Drilon on his vote on CJ impeachment trial 

MANILA, May 29 — "The Constitution commands the Respondent Chief Justice to file an accurate and complete SALN. This requirement is not a mere formality, as it goes into the heart of Respondent’s moral fitness to hold public office.

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Senate buckles down to full-time legislative work beginning Wednesday

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Senate buckles down to full-time legislative work beginning Wednesday 

MANILA, May 29 – The Senate buckles down to full-time legislative work beginning on Wednesday until the sine die adjournment on June 7 as it shifted back to its regular afternoon session to give more time for the pending committee hearings in the morning.

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House lawmakers react to CJ conviction

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on House lawmakers react to CJ conviction 

MANILA, May 29 — Some members of the House of Representatives sounded elated the emotive impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona, which resulted in his conviction, was over.

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Cuevas accepts Impeachment Court's verdict on CJ Corona

May 29, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Cuevas accepts Impeachment Court's verdict on CJ Corona 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, May 29 – Defense lead counsel retired Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Serafin Cuevas on Tuesday accepted the verdict of the Senate Impeachment Court to convict impeached SC Chief Justice Renato C. Corona.

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